Brown County, Wisconsin

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BARRETT, HUGHES, QUINN posted by Jeanne Barrett on Saturday, November 8, 2003

I am looking for information on William BARRETT and Anna QUINN who lived in Brown county (Cedarburg) in the 1800's. They and children, one of which was William Barrett and he married Elizabeth HUGHES. They also lived in cedarburg most likely.

BRUNET, GAUTIER, GRIGNON, LANGLADE posted by Ken & Lori Dollevoet on Saturday, November 8, 2003

I'm researching one of the first 7 families in Green Bay. According to Wisc Historical Collections, GRIGNON's MEMOIRs, Jean Baptiste BRUNET (or Brunette) came to Green Bay in 1775 from Quebec and worked for 1 year for Charles LANGLADE. The following year, 1776 he married Catherine Gautier - daughter of Charles GAUTIER by a panis servant of Charles Langlade. The slave has been identified as the sister of Chief Waupasha of the Mdewakanton Sioux according to Rentmeester. I am looking for more information about this Jean Baptiste BRUNET and for more documentation about his birth and death. I have conflicting information possibly because there is more than one generation witht he name Jean Baptiste Brunet and also because there is another Jean Baptiste Brunet in Prairie du Chein about the same time.

DOHERTY, GRAHAM, WILSON posted by Rea Trotter on Friday, November 21, 2003

Hugh GRAHAM and Catherine DOHERTY of Sligo County; living in Green Bay, Brown Co., Wisconsin in 1850. Possible daughter Winifred Graham, b. 1831 in Sligo Co., married William b. WILSON. Other daughter Colleen chr. 1831 in Sligo.

NAYLOR, SARGENT posted by Gene Cisewski on Friday, November 21, 2003

Surname: Naylor Seeking NAYLOR & SARGENT An entire branch of the Naylor settled in Brown County. Other surnames: Cecil of Hatfield House, Walsh, Sturtevant, Cloutier, Benjamin I am especially interested in finding out more about the parents and line of Anna Sargent, wife of Jerome H. Naylor (see below) as I've just discovered her name in his Civil War pension file. Also especially interested in help tracing the Naylor line into Canada and beyond (Naylors were French and the name may have at one time been Cloutier). Family legend has it that they are descended from a Huguenot that eloped with a daughter from the Cecil family of the House of Hatfield. Lord Salibury's archivist at Hatfield House could not dispell that story because there were a couple of generations for which they do not have complete records of children. Here's what I do know: 1.) Jeremiah Naylor, born in Canada 1774, migrated to Rutland County, Vermont c. 1800. (remarried, a Mary (?) after 1819). He appears in the Census for Brandon in 1850 & 1860; and the Rutland Census in 1840. He died May 31, 1862 at Brandon and is buried at Rutland's Pine Hill Cemetery (anybody seen this marker or have a photo?). Children Jerome Bonaparte Naylor, b. 1806, Brandon, Rutland, Vermont *see below David Naylor, b. 1826 Vermont, m. Kate aft. 1846, household member w/Jeremiah 1860 Census-Brandon Emily Naylor, b. c.1828 George Naylor, b. c. 1837, household member w/Jeremiah 1860 Census-Brandon 2.) Jerome Bonaparte Naylor married Anna (?) c. 1826. He appears as hoh in Rutland's Census of 1840. Child: Jerome H. Naylor, b. September 20, 1831, Brandon, Rutland, Vermont Jerome Bonaparte Naylor married Rachel Whaley in 1844 Child: Mary Naylor, b. April 19, 1845 - married Fred Lamphier Child: James P. Naylor, b. January 26, 1848 - died Dec 28, 1848 at Greenwich, Washington Co., NY Jerome Bonaparte Naylor married Elizabeth "Betsy" Babcock c. 1851at Schuylerville. Children: Clarissa "Clara", George, Emma, Jeremiah "Jed", John, Oscar, Ida, Jane, Edward Dewitt, Nellie, James Henry, Bertha & Will ... all born at Schuylerville, New York. 3.) Jerome H. Naylor married Anna Doritha Sargent in Vermont c. 1850 (her name was found as his wife in his Civil War pension file and it was noted that she died at DePere, Brown Co., Wisconsin April 9, 1974). He served with the Wisconsin Voluteers, Company I cavalry, 1863-1865. Child: Charles Henry Naylor, b. Vermont March 13, 1852 Jerome H. Naylor married Cora May Rice Nov. 12, 1878 at Seymour, Wisconsin and they had several children together. He was the head of household in the 1900 Census of Wrightstown Village, Brown County, Wisonsin. He died June 11, 1904 at Park Falls, WI and is burried there. Cora May returned to Green Bay where she passed away on July 13, 1936. 4.) Charles Henry Naylor married Minnie Minerva Walsh c. 1875 in Wisconsin. She is the daughter of Chancellor Butler Walsh and Sarah Sturtevant, both originally from Washington County, New York. Chancellor's sister Mary Ann Walsh married Alonzo Benjamin -- she died at Green Bay in 1886. Thank you for any help you can offer -- and I'd be happy to share anything I've discovered so far with any others making a similar search.

HEMPTON, SANTY posted by Donna Hempton on Sunday, December 7, 2003

Luella E. HEMPTON was married in Brown County on November 25, 1905 to Ralph E. SANTY and I can't find any records on either family for Brown County. I am trying to find out who their parents are.

DASHNER, KITTSON posted by Keene Beach on Saturday, December 20, 2003

John G. KITTSON and a Menominee woman gave birth to Elizabeth Kittson in Brown County in 1833. I'm looking for information on the mother or daughter, Elizabeth. She later married a Aneis (Amable) DASHNER by a priest of the Baye Settlement.

CONRAD, HULL, PAGEL, SCHEIBE, SCHMIDT, SPEERSCHNEIDER, SWENDER posted by c. w. schmidt on Saturday, December 20, 2003

Seeking any information on origins of Hubert SCHEIBE (deceased circa 1955) and his wife Bertha PAGEL (deceased in 1960s), of Wrightstown in Brown County. Their children were Walter, Erma SCHMIDT CONRAD, Lou (f.) SWENDER, and Edwin. John SCHMIDT, geb. 1836, emigrated from "Prussia" in 1867, settled near Ionia, Kansas, and moved to Holland Township, Brown County, in 1895, with his wife Justina Maria and son Frank "Kansas" SCHMIDT. (John's sister, Lizzie SCHMIDT married Harvey HULL and remained in Kansas.) John predeceased his wife, who died in 1908. Frank wed Catherine SPEERSCHNEIDER ; their children were Pearl, Lester, John ("Jack"), and Herbert Harris.

KUNDART, SCHNEIDER posted by Christine Johnson on Thursday, January 1, 2004

I am trying to locate information on my great-grandfather's sister. The only thing I have to go on is the obit for my great-grandfather: Jacob SCHNEIDER died Jan. 24, 1946 Survived by two sisters: Mrs. Joseph KUNDART, Green Bay; Mrs. Hugh McDonald, Napa, California. Any information on Joseph Kundart or Mrs. Kundart would be appreciated.

TAYLOR posted by Robert J. Taylor, M.D. on Saturday, January 31, 2004

I note that there was a Tehan TAYLOR in Brown Co. at least in the censuses of 1850, 1870 and 1880. In each it says he was born in Nys. Since it is an unsual given name, and since it was a family given name in my own TAYLOR line in Nys, I wonder if anyone has information about this man. In 1870 and 1880 he and wife are listed. In 1850 he is listed as 50, occupation Miller, born NY and has children Harriet 16, Anna 11, Jane 9 and Julia 4, all born in W. There is no apparent wife.

HULS posted by Bill Hollingsworth on Saturday, February 21, 2004

We are searching for any information on the family of HULS including William, Bernardine, Adelaide, William, Herman lived there in the late 1800's.

DICKIE, HAGERTY, KERR, WHITE posted by Charlene Reeds Ebeling on Saturday, February 21, 2004

Looking for Dominck HAGERTY b. 52/21/1864 Green Bay d. 8/1/1922 Green Bay m. 12/20/1890 Harriet KERR b. 1868 Green Bay, do James KERR and Betsy DICKIE---ISSUE: Mercedes b. 1905, Kerwin b. 1907 and Mildred May b. 1894 I have ancestry for Dominick(my uncle through his sister Maggie m. Henry J. WHITE), but no info on his descendants: Info on Dominick as follows: Educated in Green Bay public schools and clerked in a grocery for 8 years. Worked in the hotel and livery with his brother for 11years, then spent 4 years as an oil inspector,at the same time engaging in the insurance business that he continued to manage until 1902. He was also interested in the Bay Beach Amusement Co., and at one time owned the steamer,The Bell, operating it with a partner until until 1895. Previous to that he became connected with the management of a vaudeville theater --The Royal--until his retirement. Married Harriet Ann Taylor KERR, daughter of James and Betsy(Dickie) Kerr, former retired printer and journalist. Active democrat and delegate to many state and congressional conventions. Member of the Elks. Regarded among the foremost citizens of Green Bay. In 1900 he lived at 413 Washington St.,Green Bay.

VERDETT, VERDETTE posted by Richard L. Belmore on Saturday, February 21, 2004

I am just beginning to locate my mother's ancestry. Her mother Anna VERDETTE (VERDETT) was born in Green Bay, on Aug. 5, 1893. My mother was born April 12, 1917 and baptized at St. Mary's Chapel, Green Bay that same day. My mother never knew who her father was. Researching her paperwork, all reports her mothers maiden name Verdette (Verdett) all but one, my mother's marriage license indicates her mother as Anna Kempton. It was my mother wish to the day she died to find her real father. Can you help me or point me in the right direction.

JENSEN, NIELSEN posted by Helle Jacobsen on Wednesday, March 10, 2004

I am trying to find additional information about Sarah Kjerstine JENSEN, born in Denmark in 1835. She married Hans JENSEN 1869 in New Danmark, WI. I only know of one child, Lawrence W. NIELSEN, who was born 1870 in WI and died in 1950, also in WI. Does anyone know if Lawrence married and had children?

DAVIS posted by Boots Haase on Wednesday, March 10, 2004

looking for information on Burt W. DAVIS, Davis Glove Factory, Green Bay, Wi. Died Nov. 19, 1939

MACE posted by Lynn Ham on Wednesday, March 10, 2004

Need ancestors and descendants of John MACE b ca 1820 Prussia lived 1870 Morrison Brown Co Wisc. wife Minnie b ca 1826 Prussia;.Did they die in Brown County? Need death dates burial place etc. Any clues would be appreicated.I have no access to most records from that area. Were they naturalized or have Decalrations of Intent filed in Brown Co? Known Children Fredrick b 1851 Prussia(i will share info on this line as only one I have much info on) William b ca 1850 Prussia; Fritz b ca 1856 Prussia; Bartha(Female)1853Prussia; Elvania(Female) 1860 Prussia; and Augusta(female b 1867.

LIBERT, LIEBERT posted by Shirley Laundrie on Wednesday, March 10, 2004

I am trying to do a query about the Lieberts. I know my dad's parents were from the Mill Center area and my mom (Adeline Williquette) was from Duck Creek in town of Howard, WI. There is a little German cemetery out in Mill Center with his Mom's (German name Krueschke???) ancestors and his dad's original spelling of the name was Belgian LIBERT, but when he married a German woman (My dad's mom) the minister spelled it the german way, putting in an "e" thus LIEBERT.

GOEBEL, JOHNSON posted by Pegge Graham on Monday, April 19, 2004

I'm looking for my great grandmother who emmigrated in 1880-1883 with her uncle, Edward GOEBEL from Saalfield Germany. Her name was Emma Goebel and she married a man named JOHNSON. Her uncle, Edward Goebel stayed with relatives for only 6 months at Ft. Howard. Then he moved to Antigo and started a German newspaper. I can't find anything about Emma or the man she married--Johnson.

BARIL, BENNETT, BURT, CHILDS, CHURCH, CLOUGHS, HAMILTON, HARA, MCDONALD, PHILLIPS, SNIDER, SNIDERS, VAN KUERAN, VOSE posted by Gloria Farrell on Monday, April 19, 2004

I am gathering information on the BURT name. Phineas and Polly Burt and children, David (Hannah Unknown), Charlotte (VAN KUERAN), George (Betsey CHILDS), Charles (Emily O'HARA), Anna Jennette (Garrett SNIDER), Mary Jane (Jacob SNIDER), Pollie (Unknown), Eliza (Giles PHILLIPS) Maria Sarah (Friend Ashel Phillis), Julia Beatta (Thomas VOSE & Levi WEBSTEr) came from New York to Lawrence Township after the Civil War. The children intermarried with the SNIDERS, CLOUGHS, CHURCH, PHILLIPS lines. Most of them are buried in the South Lawrence Cemetery. My ggrandfather is George Washinton BURT and he married Mary Elizabeth (Betsey Childs) daug. of Samuel B. and Malinda Church CHILDS. I am very interested in anyone from George's family, Harry, married to Lavina HAMILTON; Augustus, married to Laura BENNETT; Robert married to Ethel MCDONALD; we have gathered quite a bit of info on Lucian, married to Pearl CHURCH and my grandmother Bessie, married to William BARIL. The rest of George and Betsey's children (5) died during the epidemic in 1880. Anyone who wants to share info please contact me.

BOLENA, DEBYL posted by Cindi C on Thursday, May 6, 2004

The Henry DEBYL family lived in Brown County at least from 1886 into the 1900's. The Martin BOLENA family lived in Brown County from around 1868 to at least the 1880's. Both families had children that married in Brown County and lived in the Green Bay or Belleview areas. I am a direct descendent of both families and would like to share information and photos with anyone connected with these families.

BIELINSKI posted by Marjorie Miles on Thursday, May 6, 2004

I have some materials, WWII trationing coupons and a family photo album from the BIELINSKI family of Denmark. If you have an interest in this, please contact me.

LUCAS, VAN DE LAAR posted by Bob Buesing on Thursday, May 20, 2004

I am searching for more information about my LUCAS and VAN_DE_LAAR ancestors. Daniel Lucas and his wife Nancy (Kisner) Lucas came to Brown County WI from Ohio in the 1840's. They had 6 children, Abraham, John, Francis, Martha, Alpheus and Daniel. Abraham married Mary Van de Laar from Holland on 12-31-1857 in Green Bay. The marriage certificate mispelled her name as Mary Bandelar. I haven't found a US Citizenship record for her and I do not know her town of birth in Holland. In the 1860 census Abraham is listed as an engineer born in Ohio married to Mary born in Holland. We believe Abraham fought in the Civil War. On his return he fathered my ggfather James Henry Lucas born 12-15-1868. By the 1880 census, Abraham is a 43 year old tin smith. Has anyone else tracked down either the Lucas family history or the Van de Laar family history? I would like to exchange information.

PUNCHEON, PUNSHON posted by Shirley Punshon on Thursday, May 20, 2004

I am searching for info on Thomas PUNSHON / PUNCHEON, and any of his family: Malissa, John, Alice, Ann, or Francis. This family lived in De Pere from the 1860s thru the 1880 census. Then dad, Thomas, is found in 1900 census in Missouri. I am interested in any record-marriage, death, etc. I know that son John H. enlisted in Civil War service from here.

REIDENBACH posted by Sandy Walters on Thursday, May 20, 2004

Loking for information on REIDENBACH, George, Ora and Maude.


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