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Dodge County Wisconsin Queries

Queries Posted from 21 Aug 1998 through 10 Dec 1998 for Dodge Co., Wisconsin

Submitter: P.Sharon (
Date: 10 Dec 1998

I'm looking for descendants or relatives of Ernest J. CHARON (b. 1892) and Eleanor F. CHARON (b. 1899) of Beaver Dam. Both are listed as buried in St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetary in Beaver Dam. They are relatives that I was taken to visit as a small child, (though I don't know the exact relationship) of my grandfather, Francis Xavier SHARON (b. 1869). I have hit a dead end with my great-grandparents, Thaddius and Phoebe CHARON, living in Porterfield, WI in 1898, originally from Quebec. Any relatives or descendents of Ernest and Eleanor who might have more info would be gratefully appreciated for their help.

Submitter: Laurie Stewart (
Date: 08 Dec 1998

Seeking descendants of John Lafayette Brower, 1824-1914, early Dodge Co. pioneer. Related surnames: Riley, Tessmer, Germain, Davison

Submitter: Linda Scheimann (
Date: 04 Dec 1998

I am looking for information about the children of George Mueller. George was born approx. 1785 in Weisen-Wilseck, Bavaria. Four of his children came to America through New York and the to Milwaukee in June of 1845: Johannes Mueller, born 25 Nov 1811, Margaretha Mueller, born 20 Feb 1819, one sister whose name is not known, and my great-great grandmother Anna Barbara Mueller, born 4 March 1824, died in Town of Addison, Washington Co., 27 Apr 1888. She married Karl Heinrich Seyfert in Granville, Milwaukee Co., on 2 Feb 1846 at Salem Ev. Lutheran. For most of their marriage, Karl and Anna Barbara farmed in Theresa, Dodge County, Wisconsin. I am trying to find out what happened to Johannes, Margaretha and the third Mueller sister. I also have information back a number of generations in Germany for the Seyfert family which I am willing to share.

Submitter: Lynn DuChene (
Date: 27 Nov 1998

I'm looking for information about or descendents of Rev. Dr. John Johnstone, who settled in Dodge County in 1844 and remained there until 1892. His children were John, b 1849 (m Lucretia Gillett) William, b 1851 (m Alice Wilson) James, b 1854, Anna, b 1855 (m Thomas Bloor) Mary, b 1858 (m Willie Bouton) Edward, b 1860, Lloyd, b 1862, Rowen, b 1865 (m Lillian Campfield) and Lewis, b 1867.

Submitter: Chuck Haase (
Date: 27 Nov 1998

HAASE, RAASCH, BRAASCH - Searching for Christian and Maria Haase, Fred & Louise (Raasch) Haase, and Ferdinand & Auguste (Braasch) Haase. Each of these were on the wagon train to Nebraska that left Wisconsin in May 1866. Looking for information on when they arrived in Wisconsin, and any descendents that remained.

Submitter: Cheri Rice (
Date: 24 Nov 1998

Looking for information about George Albert HOWLAND, born 10/25/1822 died 8/30/1902 and his wife, Mary AMMACK, born 5/12/1825 died 9/28/1883. They lived in Dodge County. Son Charles William HOWLAND, born 3/29/1854 died 5/26/1932 married Jessie MITCHELL, born 8/22/1852, died 3/29/1906. Any information about any of these families would be appreciated.

Submitter: Susan Craven (
Date: 22 Nov 1998

I am searching for information about John H DOWNING (b. c. 1830, NY). He bought land in Dodge Co. in 1850. He married Mercie BENTLEY. They had four children: Edith b. 1859 WI, Harriet b. 1862 WI, William or R.B. b. 1866 IA, Nellie b. 1873 IA. I would also like information about Joseph W. DOWNING, who bought land in Dodge Co. in 1846.

Submitter: Frank G. Zeiske (
Date: 22 Nov 1998

Is anyone aware of the old cemetery one mile north of Rubicon?

Submitter: Lance Wilde (
Date: 17 Nov 1998

Looking for info on John and Caroline HAHN from the town of Lebabnon @ 1860. Had a brother Daniel who moved to Rib Falls , Marathon Co.. Probably from the same place in Pomerania as the Bonesses of Watertown and the Schonekes of Lebanon. Am really interested in finding out what village they came from. Thanks, Lance

Submitter: D Thompson (
Date: 14 Nov 1998

Looking for information on G. R.L. Goedke married Catherine Metzger February 12, 1885. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you very much.

Submitter: Sally Macias (
Date: 11 Nov 1998

SANDERS, SOUTHMAYD, WINCH. Looking for any info on these families known to be in Neosho and Ashippun townships 1850-1870 and possibly longer.

Submitter: Betty Tesch (
Date: 05 Nov 1998

FOELKER/VOELKER J:AN/JAEN/JAEHN/JEHN TOELLNER Correction to Oct 18 Query: FOELKER marr. was to Lisette J:AN/JAEN,etc. Ceremony was civil not religious.

Submitter: William H. Rose, III (
Date: 29 Oct 1998

Looking for information concerning William and Sarah (Elmendorph) ROSE. Both born in New York in 1790'2. Moved to Wisconsin about 1848 and purchased land in Herman Township. Any information regarding this family would be greatly appreciated. Children include: William W., Samuel, John, Levi, Absolom, George and Jonathan (most, if not all, also resided in Wisconsin).

Submitter: Beverly J. Oakley (
Date: 29 Oct 1998

Researching the following:LIERMANN,NELL, FISCHER-Iron Ridge - Woodland and surrounding areas. Wilhelmine Liermann married to Augustas W. Nell (GGgrandparents) Anna W. Nell married Carl Albert Wilhelm Fischer (Ggrandparents) Adela Fischer married Ira Francis Hansen(Grandparents) Anyone with info. on any of the surnames, please contact me. Thank you.

Submitter: Sharilyn Whitaker (
Date: 27 Oct 1998

Seeking information on Epenetus MUNGER who owned land in Dodge County, Wisconsin circa 1848, and on Sarah D. MUNGER BRISTOL, widow of James Bristol, who died in Le Roy, Dodge County, Wisconsin in 1850, and was buried in Pleasant Prairie. Sarah D.MUNGER BRISTOL was the mother of Rev. Ira Bristol, founder of Bristol, Kenosha County, WI, and other children.

Submitter: Michelle Rene Schettini (
Date: 26 Oct 1998

Searching for information on Nicolaus Heintz b. abt. 1828 Prussia, m. Anna Kaude(or Cowdy) b. abt 1825. They came to Hustisford, Dodge Co. in the early 1850's. Children I know of: Catherine b. abt 1850, d. bef 1925 Peter b. abt. 1854 d. bef 1925 Mary b. abt 1854 m. Joseph Mutter Mathias b. abt 1857 John b. 1859 m. Amelia Finder, m. Dora Woinowski Elizabeth b. abt 1860 m. Nicholas Hubbard Nicholas b. abt 1862 -Michelle Rene Schettini

Surnames: GAULT
Submitter: Karen Wilson Ramsey (
Date: 25 Oct 1998

My ggg grandfather was Abram W. Gault married to a Clarrissa. They resided and had land in Lebanon in 1847 when and where my gg grandmother Sylvia A. Gault was born. They had several others children Edward W. and possibly a Stewart or a Frank. Edward W. Gault married Elsie Cole and had the following children Stewart, Nancy, Mable, Edward. He remarried to Edith Alton and they had three ore children Jason, Merrel, and Forest. Sylvia Ann Gault married Henry C. Wilson who was also a resident of Dodge Co in 1860 or earlier. Does anyone know who Henry C. Wilson's parents were? I haven't been able to locate where Abram Gault lived after 1850. However, because his children were married in Lebanon, I assume he was still there in 1860 and 1865. I would appreciate any information or suggestions.

Surnames: CHATWOOD
Submitter: Ina Chatwood Stoeckli (
Date: 19 Oct 1998

I am trying to verify the fact that my g-g-grandfather, William Chatwood owned land in Dodge County, in 1850. I have a printout from Banner Blue indicating that he owned land in Hubbard Township in 1850. I wrote for information to the Dodge County Recorders office who told me that the court house burned in 1877, and so they were unable to help me. I would guess that there must be records somewhere. I would like to know how long they were in Dodge County, if possible. Thanks! Ina

Submitter: Betty Tesch (
Date: 18 Oct 1998

Seek info on any TOELLNER who lived in Dodge Co. 1840-1900. Also, seek info on Caroline TOELLNER wife of Johann Geo. BRIEMANN, whose son, Geo. Wm. Karl, b 27 Jun 1855 marr. Emma Auguste Sophie ZUEHLKE b 21 Jul 1868 Twp. Lomira, dau. of Wm. ZUEHLKE & Friederike SARNOW. Marr 17 Jan 1890 St. Petrie Luth. -Theresa.

Submitter: Betty Tesch (
Date: 18 Oct 1998

Seek marr. record for Johann F. FOELKER, b.15 Jul 1826, Mecklenburg; marr. 26 Dec 1856 Mayville to Lizette DEHN geb TOELLNER; ceremony by Pastor Thomas Halfin (sp?); also bapt. records of children-Heinrich, b 18 Oct 1857 & Maria b 6 Mar 1859 and death of Lizette's 1st husb. ______ DAEN/DEHN ca 1855/6.

Submitter: Helen Coughlin (
Date: 15 Oct 1998

I am looking for information on Samuel Smith who moved to Ashippun township with his wife nancy Agnes Diamond. Both were born in Ireland, Sam 1815-16 Nancy 1810-11. As far as I know they had 4 children: Sarah, John, Agnes & Mary. I have info on John Smith's line but need info on his sisters. Also searching for info on William Fleming born 29 July 1860 in Emmet township married Ellen Sheehan 29 Oct 1883 in Watertown WI. They had 7 children: Nellie, William Jr, Mary, Joseph, Martha, Stephan & Loretta. I have info on Nellie but need info on the other lines. I am more than willing to share what I have. If you could help it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Submitter: John Blair (
Date: 08 Oct 1998

Have just started on the KING and FROST families and am interested in sharing and finding any information on these lines. My great great grandparents were George G.& Aseneth Ticknor King. George was born Oct 13, 1801. Their children were David Wilson King (my ggrand.), James T. King, Roxanna, Celia, and John. David was born in Shields WISC. David Wilson married Frances Ann Frost, the dau. of Alvy and Permillla????. Their children were Angline(Nuttall), Alva, Mary (Eplin), Charles, Emma Frances ( grandma), Edna P.(3 marriages), Edwin Francis, Hiram R., Eva, and Jesse. I have birthdates, some death dates, and marriage dates I also have a picture of David Wilson & Frances (Frost) King. Thanks for any response....John

Submitter: Gigi Trebatoski (
Date: 08 Oct 1998

Searching for information on Frank Weinberger b. Dec 16,1861 in Dodge County. He died in Appleton,WI in 1891 of consumption. His death certificate lists his father's name as Jacob. His parents immigrated from Germany circa 1847 and settled in Dodge County circa 1849. I believe that Frank Weinberger may be the brother of Sebastian and Joseph Weinberger whose bios appear in the 1880 Dodge County History. My great granmother Alma Hoppe Weinberger had told me many years ago that the father of her husband, Ervin C Weinberger, was named Xavier. I know that there are descendants who still live in Dodge County (near Hustiford). I would appreciate any information.

Submitter: Chip Jones (
Date: 06 Oct 1998

Evan JONES, born 1825 in “Dolgellen”, Northern Wales. Emigrated to the US in 1842, first settled in Racine, Wisconsin. With him were his sister Mary and his brother John. Another sister had remained in Wales, married a man by the name of STOKES and later arrived with her family, settling in Grand Haven, Mich. Evan JONES was married in Racine, Wis. in 1846 to a Jane THOMAS (her fathers name was Griffith THOMAS). They moved to Alton, Missouri (north of St. Louis) sometime between 1846-1853 to work in the coalfields. They moved back to Racine and then moved onto Watertown, Wisconsin (Jefferson County) where a son by the name of George W. JONES was born in 1853. In 1856 another son was born by the name of Frank P. JONES. A third son was born in 1858 by the name of Howell C JONES, (his name was later changed to Howell Humphrey after being adopted). In Watertown, Evan JONES started a general merchandise business. He moved his family to Fox Lake, Wisconsin (Dodge County) sometime between 1856-1859 and built a small mercantile store there. In the Spring of 1859, Evan JONES headed to Pikes Peak in Colorado to take part in the Gold Rush there. He fell ill along the way and returned to Fox Lake, Wisconsin. In November l859 he passed away in Cambria, Wisconsin (Columbia County). Any information regarding Evan JONES or his family would be very much appreciated.

Submitter: Roger K. Ellis (
Date: 05 Oct 1998

Looking for names of parents of Jason Ellis who was born in New York around 1820 ,moved to Beaver Dam ,Dodge Co. about 1849 , Married Elizabeth Marie Freeman in 1857 .Died about 1920 in dodge co. have also seen his name spelled Gason.

Submitter: Barb Tate Unger (
Date: 04 Oct 1998

Amos DAY came from Union NY. He reportedly stopped in Beaver Dam around 1855. He has a gent named GEorge W TATE who is a laborer with the family. They are in MINN. by 1860.

Submitter: Melissa Larrabee-Titel (
Date: 02 Oct 1998

Can someone help me find out which undertakers were available for service in 1865? Lucy (Mead) Larrabee ( William) died on Christmas Eve of that year and I am looking for any info on her. She lived in the Portland Township which is close to the county border so it is possible it could have been handled by someone from another county. I have been hitting dead ends since all the vitals of the period were destroyed by fire. She is buried in the Washington cemetery in Portland. I am also looking for any info on the other Larrabee's of the area during this time frame and earlier. I would be so grateful for any help. Thanks!

Submitter: Jill O. Gaffney (
Date: 25 Sep 1998

I am collecting info on the various RYAN families who lived in the southern half of Wisconsin in the mid to late 1800's. I'd like to hear from anyone who has names of family groups and any helpful facts about them. I will be glad to share what I collect with anyone who is interested. My grgr-grandfather was a Patrick RYAN who married Maria LAFFAN in Portage in 1861 - in hunting for his parents and Irish origin I realize I may not be the only one who is sifting through such enormous numbers of Ryans. Thanks for any clues. Jill

Surnames: KNAUP
Submitter: Carol Breeden (
Date: 25 Sep 1998

I am trying to find info on William KNAUP and his wife, Minnie KNAUP as well as their three daughters, May, Mary, and Tillie who lived in Beaver Dam in the 1880s. Any info on the KNAUP family would be appreciated! Carol Breeden

Submitter: Wes Michael (
Date: 20 Sep 1998

Looking for info on Mary Ann FADDEN. b 4/30/1817 d. 9/27/1864. Buried at Kekoskee . She was not born in Wi. Would like any info. I have John FADDEN living in Williamstown in the 1855 Census. His wife is listed as Mary.Is this the same one?. Also researching MICHAEL, VAN BUREN, TWAY,CRIPE.

Submitter: Robin Clanton Mills (
Date: 19 Sep 1998

UHRMACHER: Looking for info on parents of John UHRMACHER who was born 10 May 1857 in Hustisford, Dodge Co, WI. Moved to Livingston Co, MO prior to 1886. Any info would be appreciated! Thanks

Submitter: Cory Randall (UMPADRE@AOL.COM)
Date: 15 Sep 1998

I am looking for Christopher Arnold and wife Clarissa Randall who lived in Dodge CO, Fox Lake ca 1850. Where are they buried? Names of any children? He is in the R.I. Arnold Family Gen and they were married in 1825.

Submitter: Gladys Porter (
Date: 12 Sep 1998

Looking for information on Reuben R. Howard (b. 1828 NY, and wife Jennie Sawyer Howard (b. 1828 NY, he lived in Trenton 1850, they lived in Chester 1860. Son Chauncey born Oct. 1860. She was school teacher in Chester. Thanks for any help you can give.

Surnames: JANSEN
Submitter: Charles Jansen (
Date: 11 Sep 1998

My GGrandfather, Mathias Jansen, came from Monchau Germany, near AACHEN IN 1851. HE SETTLED IN DODGE COUNTY WI.HE HAD A FARM NEAR MAYVILLE. HE CAME OVER WITH HIS SISTER Marie or Monica? She was about 24 yrs. old. According to my GGrandfathers obit. she died in 1905, but it not give her married name, or where she had lived, or is buried I have some info I will Share about my familey.

Submitter: Rick DeVore (
Date: 07 Sep 1998

Looking for relatives of EDWARD JANSEN and his wife CAROLINE VAUK. He was born in Pommerania on May 11, 1829 and she was born on July 1, 1833. They moved to the Watertown area and both died there in 1884 and 1902, respectively. He served in the 4th Wisconsin Cavalry in Civil War. They had 8 children, Emilia, Ida, Heinrich, Bertha (my ggrandma), Franz, Edward, Theodore and Hulda. Any connections out there would be appreciated.

Surnames: MAAS
Submitter: James P maas (
Date: 27 Aug 1998

Updated Query request from one sent Aug 26. New information about Otto E. Maas. He is buried in Ashland WI. and his marker states his birth date as 1878, Died 1934. He married Emma A. Schroeer from Ashland. He was a blacksmith. I'm looking for information about Otto E Maas's bothers or sisters and parents. We think Otto had a brother Herbert who had a Son Eugene now living in Sheboygan Fall WI. Otto lived on a farm in Lebanon WI. before moving to Ashland WI. Otto had 6 children: Herbert (living in Utah) August (living in Sanborn WI) Norman (Wales WI. Died 1987) Carl ( Superior WI - Died ?) Louise (Bayfield County) Ernie (Ashland WI) - Norman was my father. He has 3 children: James(Genesee WI) (myself) Ted (Waukesha WI) Margorie (Dr. Margot Pitchotta - Arlington MA)

Submitter: Michael Neill (
Date: 26 Aug 1998

Doing some research on my Great-Granfather, George Neill who died in Portage, Wi on 02-04-02 at age 44 years. Death certificate indicates he was born in New York but no names of parents. He was married to Lillian nee Demming who is from Horicon,Wi and died in 1932. They had one son, George D. Neill who died in 1941 and lived in Horicon. Trying to research if he had any other relatives on how he came from New York to Wisconsin.

Surnames: MAAS
Submitter: James Maas (
Date: 26 Aug 1998

I'm looking for information on Otto Maas who we think was born in Lebanon Township about 1900-1901. He later moved to Ashland WI and Married Emma Shroer. He was a blacksmith and moved with the lumber camps in WI and MN. He died in 1936. I need information about father and brothers/sisters.

Surnames: TOBIN
Submitter: Bob Tobin (
Date: 25 Aug 1998

Looking for information on Patrick and Mary Tobin. Were in Dodge County aorund 1845. Buried in St. Bartholemew's Cemetary, Purchase 42 acres in 1848 in Dodge County. Any info on Patrick and Mary Tobin or chilren will be appreciated.

Surnames: VAN BRUNT
Submitter: Paul Smith (
Date: 21 Aug 1998

I recently found out that my Van Brunt ancesters owned the Horicon Works Manufacturing Co., that was sold to John Deere. Does anyone know of these Van Brunts, Daniel and George. Also, I have heard of ann anniversary issue book commorating 125 years of the Horican Works John Deere Co., written by Faith Meyer. Does anyone know of an available copy?? Please e-mail, Many many thank yous for your time. Paul Smith

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