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Brown County, Wisconsin

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BODART, CAMPBELL, GIBSON, SMITH posted by Michele Barry on Friday, June 11, 2004

I am hoping to locate others researching the GIBSON and CAMPBELL name in Brown County. John CAMPBELL (1819-1907) married Mary SMITH (1825-1909). Together they had 11 children: Robert (1842), Joseph (1844), Hannah (1846) Eugene (1848), Elvira, Frances ("Fannie" 1852-1888), Martha (1855), Caroline (1856), James (1858-1859), Andrew (1864) and Louis (1866). Frances, or Fannie, married David Alexander GIBSON in Brown County (m: 1879). One known surviving son, Ward GIBSON (1880-1955) who married Leah BODART in Green Bay on 9-5-1931.

MONAHAN posted by Shelley Cardiel on Friday, June 11, 2004

I've "rescued" a group of MONAHAN Family photographs including a number of photographs of Edward MONAHAN at various different ages. In the youngest photograph he appears to be about 1-2 years old on a postcard photo addressed to his Uncle Owen MONAHAN of Wayside, Wisconsin. The second photograph is with his Grandfather Mike MONAHAN in which Edward appears to be 2-3 years old and Grandpa MONAHAN likely in his 70's or 80's. The third photograph of Mike on a donkey probably about 4-5 years old at the time. The final photo postcard of Edward MONAHAN appears to be when he is about 8 years of age. Three additional family photographs are taken at the "home place" in Wayside, WI, the first including Uncle Mike MONAHAN. The final photo postcard of the home was postmarked from Greenleaf, WI on the 13th of Dec 1912 and is addressed to M.G. MONAHAN in Everett, Washington. The message reads "Here's were we live now. Recognize the place? Its not finished yet, but will be soon, I hope. Everyone well here, had our first zero weather this week. Love to All, Maude". This third photo appears to show the house in worse shape suggesting that the other two were taken after work was completed in 1912 or 1913. Based on limited research I do believe that this is likely the family of Michael & Mary MONAHAN of Morrison, Wisconsin who where recorded there during the 1880 census. A farmer and housewife, they were living with 11 children in 1880 including, Mary, age 19; Thomas, age 18; Alice, age 14; Edward, age 11; Nicholas, age 9; Philip & Susan, both age 8; Michael, age 6; Mathew & Owen, both age 3; and John, age 1 year. Michael MONAHAN the father lists his place of birth as Ireland, while the rest of the family was all born in Wisconsin. Both Michael and Mary note that all their parents were born in Ireland. I'm hoping to locate someone from this MONAHAN Family so that these wonderful old family photographs can be returned to their rightful place with family. If you are a member of this family or know someone who might be, please contact me.

CAIN, KANE posted by Pat Stevin on Monday, June 21, 2004

Michael CAIN / KANE family 1860s: Listed in the Census as being in Morrison Township, Brown County, the daughters listed Maple Grove as birthplace. Michael was born in Ireland, wife was Rosa/Rosey. Kids: Barney/Bernard, Alice, Michael, John, Agnes/Rose, Mary, Katie, and Bridget. Any info on this family would be most appreciated.

BAKKUM, BEEMSTER, KATHERINE, PAULS, PETER, STAM posted by John & Karen Rackow on Tuesday, July 13, 2004

I am interested in PETER STAM'S wife, KATHERINE BEEMSTER STAM. Katheryn was born May 30, 1840 in Holland. Her father was John BEEMSTER. This information was given by her husband, Peter Stam in her death record. She died in Green Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.A. February 9, 1916. Peter died in Green Bay October 20, 1930. A distant family member told me that this Katheryn Stam was the mother of my great-grandmother, Maartje 'Mary or Marie' BAKKUM PAULS. Marie's death record states that her parents were Dideric BAKKUM and Trijntje 'Katheryn' BEEMSTER so I don't know if this is true. I do have pictures of Marie Bakkum's mother, Katheryn, taken in Green Bay, Wisconsin in 1913. I have tried to find a death record for a Trijntje or Katheryn BAKKUM to no avail. It is possible that Katheryn remarried and her second husband was Peter Stam. I do not know the name of Katheryn Bakkum's parents from any other source. All these people were born in Holland. I later learned that Maartje Bakkum was born June 18, 1864 in Wognum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. I am hoping that someone can help me out.

SOLPER posted by Maggie Solper Zbieroski on Wednesday, July 28, 2004

SOLPER Family - Brown County, Marinette County I am looking for information on a book with I believe was printed about 29 years ago on the Solper family. If anyone has a copy or knows where I can get a copy, I would greatly appreciate it.

GODWIN, MURRAY posted by Libby Wright on Thursday, July 29, 2004

I am looking for the parents of Jenne Mae MURRAY. She was born on July 24, 1886 in De Pere, WI. She married Robert Franklin GODWIN of Chicago, IL and died in 1956 in Morrow, OH. Her father may have been David Murray. The family came from Scotland via Nova Scotia.

CRONIN posted by Rose Powers on Thursday, August 5, 2004

I am looking for info on the Tim CRONIN family that emigrated to Glenmore around 1859.

CORDES, PETERSON posted by Michele Siefert on Saturday, October 9, 2004

Looking for any help in the Denmark Area Names were Wm CORDES Married to Adelia PETERSON. All I Know is Wm. died on Christmas eve when the children were very young. He was hit by a car. My Grandmother was the oldest of four. She was born in Denmark June 15 1912 She was baptized by Paster Herbert Schaller. I also have a very old post card with a picture of main street, but can not read the post mark date on the back would like to know how old it is. If anyone could help I would be Greatfull.

CORDES, PETERSON posted by Michelle Siefert on Friday, October 15, 2004

Looking for any help in the Denmark Area Names were Wm CORDES Married to Adelia PETERSON All I Know is Wm. died on Christmas eve when the children were very young. He was hit by a car. My Grandmother was the oldest of four. She was born in Denmark June 15 1912 She was baptized by Paster Herbert Schaller. I also have a very old post card with a picture of main street, but can not read the post mark date on the back would like to know how old it is.

HANSEN posted by Woods on Friday, October 15, 2004

I am looking for my great great grandmother's maiden name / husband's name and family information. Married name: Annie HANSEN Birth: March 1, 1867 ( best guess on year-date is correct) in Denmark Death: 1972 (best guess) - Green Bay, WI children: Caroline & Arthur I last saw her in grade school so the details are a bit fuzzy. I do know that she was featured a few times in Press Gazette as the oldest living resident on her birthday- ( at least in 1970 & 1971)

HEFFERNEN posted by H. Andrew Brown on Wednesday, November 3, 2004

Mary HEFFERNEN(1855.Franklin\Kewaunee\WI-) d/o Michael and Bridget was living in Green Bay WI in 1926, married and with three children. May have been member of St. Patrick's parish. Spouse is unknown. Seek death date, spouse and descendants.

CHILDS posted by Justin B Childs on Thursday, December 16, 2004

I am looking for information on Samuel Porter CHILDS and his father Gebine Childs. Gebine was born in Ireland

VANDENBOOM posted by Marjorie Rhodes on Thursday, December 16, 2004

11-29-04 VANDENBOOM - surname - born in Ft. Howard, Brown county, Wisconsin.

BURT, JOHNSON, LAFOND posted by Denise Beltz on Monday, January 10, 2005

I am looking for relatives of BURT, JOHNSON, and LAFOND. My grandmother Estelle had a half sister Julia who married Daniel Johnson.

DUFFY, ENGLE, JANSEN, PEETERS posted by Patricia Morris on Saturday, February 12, 2005

I am looking for the John L. F. JANSEN family. He married Johanna PEETERS. Both were from Grave Noord Brabant Nederland. They lived in Green Bay. John Jansen was a jeweler and a son followed in his footsteps. There were at least 4 girls and 2 brothers. I know a few names: Frank, Marie, Anna and my grandmother Winnie (Wilhelminia Antonia Arnoldina Ruth.) Marie and Winnie (the youngest) went to CA. Marie married Fred DUFFY and had one child, Kathleen. Winnie married Ray ENGLE and had one child, John R. Engle (my father.)

BODOH, DAVIS posted by Cynthia Barnes on Saturday, February 12, 2005

Seeking information concerning the cause of death of Julius BODOH, who died in Brown County in 1909 after being stabbed by J DAVIS.

LYTIE, VAN BEAVER posted by Suzan Van_Beaver on Saturday, April 2, 2005

I am interested in posting the following: George LYTIE (maternal grandfather) Brown county and the Amherst area

LIBOUTON posted by Barbara Webb on Saturday, April 2, 2005

Looking for information on Julius J. LIBOUTON b. 02 Mar 1880 in Brown County. WI Births 1820-1907; Reel 12, Record 607.

KUNTZ posted by Bill Kuntz on Saturday, April 23, 2005

Christian Conrad KUNTZ born Nov. 1813 died Nov. 1894. Lived in Brown Co. from1857-94 He died in Glenmore township. He also lived in Holland.

FARLEY, FARRELLY, FINNEGAN posted by Bonnie Finnegan on Monday, May 9, 2005

I am looking for information on my husbands family. We have some old papers that say there was a different spelling for the FARLEY (FARRELLY) portion of this family. We show an 1880 census that the Michael FINNEGAN and Patrick Finnegan families were both in Brown County at that time.

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