Brown County, Wisconsin

Posted Queries for April thru October 2002


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DOBRY, SOUCUP posted by Rose Marie Lewis on Wednesday, April 3, 2002

I am looking for information on John DOBRY, born in Bohemia and married an Antoinette SOUCUP (Austrian born). They immigrated to the US and had a son named James Dobry born March 9, 1890 in Preble, Brown County, WI. I found that Dobry means "Good" in Czech and that James and Wenzel in Bohemian/Czech are the same. Any information will be greatly appreciated.

BAILEY, BARTELT, BOETTCHER, DEHOS, LEDER, RACE, SCHULTZ posted by Dorothy Hagemann on Saturday, April 6, 2002

I have pictures of a Talbert BAILEY (about 9 months old) and a Mrs. Bailey. They from the "big hat" era and the photographer was F.W. Schneider, Green Bay, Wis. They were in with pictures from my Grandmother, Emma (SCHULTZ) RACE from Little Suamico, Oconto Co. WI. They lived for a short time, turn of the century, at Mountain, WI. Other relitives are DEHOS from Door Co. or LEDER, BOETTCHER, BARTELT from Shawano Co. They may have been family friends. I will be willing to share these pictures with some one who would have an interest in them and maybe we can figure out why they belonged to my grandmother.

DENNY, GALLEA posted by Janice Deney on Monday, April 15, 2002

I am searching for a DENNY family that came to Wisconsin in 1860-65 from Jefferson Co NY. The son of John Denny - a Chandler DENNY enlisted in the Calvary at Janesville (found his stat's on his enlistment). He was living in Dale Outagamie Co and his parents John Denny & Lucetta lived in that area. Chandler's sister Melissa came with her husband Burton GALLEA and also lived in the same area (ended up in Medina). What I am trying to find is the residence of John Denny during these years 1860 - 1875 in Wisconsin. I am not finding any listings - I did come across a John Denny living in Brown County but can't find any information through census's., He's (if he is indeed my John Denny) listed on a Land patent in Brown County but I don't know where else to retrieve any information on his residency. John Denny uprooted again and moved to Minnesota around 1880. John Denny was born in 1815/16 NY and died in Morristown, Minnesota. Second Question is, the people who came from NY in 1860 - Did they come through the Lakes or overland ? If through the Lakes - wheres the port of entry and how do I find that information?

VAN RIJT, VANRIGHT posted by Tilly van_Zoest on Tuesday, April 16, 2002

I am Tilly van Zoest and I live in Holland in the town of Venray.I am doing research on my ancestors from mothers side. My grandfather Martien VAN_RIJT died in 1962. He was looking and searching for his two brothers they emigrated in 1912 to America. They lived in Rushville in the state of Nebraska. They went to a other state ,we think to Wisconsin. We never contact them. We think they died - they were born in 1893 and in 1896. We think also they changed their names in VANRIGHT. We found a letter from 1952 and he came from Green Bay. Please can you tell me are they buried in Green bay and are there any children?

DEQUAINE, GREEN, NELIS posted by Bonnie Wright on Tuesday, April 16, 2002

I am searching for my ancestors. My grandfather was Constant Benjamin DEQUAINE b 1888 d 1956 and he lived in New Franken with his wife Virginia Josephine GREEN. His siblings were Hortense, John, Eli, Silas, and his father was Philip b 1860 d 1955. I cannot seem to locate Philips parents. The name may have been Duquaine at that time. Philip was married to Matilda NELIS. Can you offer any assitance.?

EBERTS posted by Eleroy Bever on Tuesday, April 16, 2002

I am looking for info on the Robert M. EBERTS family. He is listed on 1830 census for Brown county. That was when Brown County was a part of Michigan territory which included parts of Wisconsin and Michigan. The Eberts later relocated to the Two Rivers area until the 1860's . The last things known about them was that he and his wife donated land to St. Luke Catholic parish in 1851 to build the church on that land. The land was sold for 1 cent and the church is still on the land.

BELROSE posted by Henry Belrose on Saturday, April 20, 2002

I am trying to find any information on a Charles BELROSE who was born 1851 at Ft Howard. I could not find it on my maps. He was married to a Rose Lemere Unknown who was born in DePere WI. Sep. 1852. Any information would be more than what I haveand would be greatly appreciated.

BUSZTYNSKI, KUJAWA, ROZNOWSKI posted by Kathy Williams on Saturday, April 20, 2002

I am trying to locate information on Wojceich Albert George ROZNOWSKI. I believe he went by Albert George. Wojceich is Albert in Polish. He was born about 1879 in Krakow, Poland and died in Green Bay, Wisconsin in 1937. He was married to Anna BUSZTYNSKI from Michigan. His second wife, Magdalen KUJAWA, died Jan. 2, 1953 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. I believe they lived on Cass Street. He and Magdalen are buried in Allouez Cemetary.

CAMPBELL posted by Nancy L. Campbell Robertson on Friday, April 26, 2002

I am looking for Earl William (Bill) CAMPBELL who would be in his 70's now if he is still alive. His father: George H. His mother: Laura (died in CA in the 1950's) Brothers: George L. and Jefferson J. I have very, very little information. Bill and my mother were divorced when I was very small.

CHAMPION posted by Mike Logan on Tuesday, April 30, 2002

Looking for Francis A CHAMPION Beleived to have died in 1965.

SAWYER, THOMPSON, THOMSON posted by Patti Laessig on Thursday, May 9, 2002

I am searching for the family of Charles & Angeline SAWYER, born in 1803 in French Canada, and information on who I believe to be their son, Joseph Sawyer and his wife Ellen THOMSON / THOMPSON. Joseph was born circa 1841 possibly in Brown County and Ellen circa 1853. They lived for a time at Wrightstown, as their son Henry was born 11 Sept. 1866 there. Joseph's parents were born in Canada according to census records.

DOUILLETTE, DOUYETTE, FREDENBURGH, VREDENBURG posted by Tom Cuthbert on Thursday, May 9, 2002

Looking for info on parents and family of Elisabeth (Elizabeth) FREDENBURGH (aka VREDENBURG, etc.), 2nd wife of Moise DOUILLETTE (later changed to DOUYETTE) living in or near Howard, Brown County circa 1860s. Elisabeth Fredenburg may have been born in Brown County circa 1845.

BUTH, ROGALSKY posted by Phyllis Gaddy on Friday, May 24, 2002

I am looking for information about Charles BUTH b: July 17, 1865 in Waterloo, Wi and d: May 28, 1943 in Green Bay, Wi. He married Pauline ROGALSKY 1893 in Green Bay, Wi. I have that they had five children but I only have names of three of them. They are Raymond, Alvin, Arthur. Any help would be appreciated, especially the name of his father.

DAIGNAULT posted by Constance Hagerty on Tuesday, June 4, 2002

Im looking for any information on a Renoir or Ronald DAIGNAULT he is my Ggggrandfather. I have him on a Red Lake MN census roll in 1900. It states his place of birth is in WI , also that his parents place of birth is MI. If you can help me please let me know . I have some information on him and pictures of him I also have a Daignault Family Bible that was handed down to me.

MILLER, RAHN posted by bghans on Tuesday, June 4, 2002

The MILLER Family owned and operated Miller-Rasmussen Ice & Coal in Green Bay. Seaching for more history on Ella RAHN and family.

ARENDS, GEYER posted by James Gilboy on Friday, July 5, 2002

I am researching James & Anna (GEYER) ARENDS. His Parents: Peter & Sabina ARENDS, hers: Damian & Elisabeth GEYER. I have a copy of the Brown County Marriage Registration document listing James as a "Saloon Keeper" with residence and birthplace listed as Green Bay. Marriage dated 08/31/1880, Certificate of Marriage dated 01/13/1881, listed as a Catholic rite held in Green Bay, with a Peter L. Gasper pronouncing the marriage. I am looking for James & Anna's siblings, if any. Any ideas for me to pursue?

FAYASSE, RUBENS posted by Carol Shepherd on Monday, July 8, 2002

I'm trying to find out the surname of my great-great grandmother. My great-great grandfather's name was Theodore RUBENS (M.I. probably J for Jean) and he was married on June 26, 1872 in Brown County. His spouses name is listed as Sodonia (no last name) on his death certificate. Theodore's parents were Jean Baptiste RUBENS and Marie Louise FAYASSE from Pietrebais, Belgium. They came to the U.S. in 1855 and settled in Brown County with their four children Theodore, Joseph Lucien, Marie Josephe, and Marie Josephine. The family has not been able to determine Sodonia's last name, but know she was called Sodonia/Sodonie. Theodore died in Oregon on February 2, 1934.

CLARK, FARRINGTON posted by Roberta Farrington on Wednesday, September 4, 2002

I am trying to find any info about Arthur C FARRINGTON--B 8-1-1895 in Greenleaf WI Father--Frederick FARRINGTON Mother--Florence(CLARK) Farrington Any info is appreciated.

ASSMAN, BLANK posted by Sandra Swaney on Sunday, September 15, 2002

I just found new family information for our BLANK families. My Ggrandfather Ferdinand BLANK born 1852 in Gemany, died 1927 in Marion, WI. married Augusta (ASSMAN) born 1958 in Germany, died 1937 in Marion, WI. They had 10 children, Otto, Emily, Anna, Ella, Emil, William, Augusta, infant, Clara and Walter. Part of this family lived in the Brown Co., area for a time. Please if you have a connection to this family email me.

RESCH posted by Bobbi Huiting on Thursday, October 10, 2002

I am looking for Father Julian RESCH. Julian was born in Menasha WI. He was ordained into the priesthood in the 1930's at St. Mary's' Church in Menasha. He is a cousin to my grandfather. My mother thinks he may still be alive. I found something that stated in 2001 he was possibly living in Depere. Does anybody know of him.Is he still alive? He was also known as Clarence when he was younger.

BARNES, COOK, COOPER posted by Kathleen Rizer on Thursday, October 10, 2002

Agnes Barnes COOK was apparently in Pittsville, Brown Co, Wisconsin in 1924. Agnes BARNES was born 11 May 1858 in Richland Co., Wisc., the dau. of George R. Barnes and Easter COOPER. Agnes Barnes married L.L. (Lewis L.) Cook 24 Dec 1878. This couple had at least two sons: Walter Cook b. Nov 1880 and Jay/Fay Cook b. Mar 1896. When and where did Agnes and husband L.L. Cook die and where buried?

MCCLURE posted by Mark on Thursday, October 10, 2002

Looking for Frank MCCLURE and his father George Mcclure any info on family?

STROBE, STROPE, WOODARD posted by Judith Runestad on Friday, October 18, 2002

I am searching for information about the STROPE & WOODARD families who were on the 1880 Census for Wrightstown, Brown Co., WI; p. 360D in the household of Thomas Woodward. Names: Thomas Woodard, 48 b in VT; wife Julia Ann Woodard 41 B in MA (maiden name Strope); son Charles Woodard 8 B in WI; son William Woodard 7, B in WI; moth.in.law Lydia Strobe ( sometimes spelled Strope) 86 B in NY; Bro in Law William Strobe 33 B in IL; neph Ruben Strobe 11 B in WI; neph Lester Strobe 8 B in WI. The Strobe/Strope family was in Lake Co., IL on the 1850 Census. There were at least two more daughters, Louisa who md. Andrew Millen in IL, and Jane who md. Alexander Lucia. Any information would be appreciated.


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