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OCONTO COUNTY
Wisconsin
FAMILIES and BIOGRAPHIES

 .BERGEVAIN.

Descendant contact: Gloria

Generation 1

1. Louis Bergevain - Moved with wife and daughters from Bay Settlement, Brown County, Wisconsin to Oconto County, Wisconsin in 1870.
        Born: November 1, 1837 in French Canada (1870 & 1900 census)
        Immigration: 1852 (1900 census) ( family oral history - to US with an Uncle at the age of 14.)
        Died: May 17, 1911 (Note: Lived with daughter Mary A. Bergevain [William] LaPlante in Meager, Montana, on 1910 Census)
        Buried: Oconto Catholic Cemetery, Oconto Wisconsin
  +Rosalie (Rosalee) Forcier - wife of Louis (Please see: FORCIER Family Page  )
        Born: December 1842 (or 1847 Brown County Index) in Bay Settlement, Brown County, Wisconsin
        Married: 1862 Brown County, Wisconsin
        Died:  March  9, 1906
        Buried: Oconto Catholic Cemetery, Oconto Wisconsin
        Children of Louis and Rosalie: (10 born, 5 living in 1900)
            1. Amelia (Emily) Bergevain -1900 had birthed 8 children with 7 living.  Lived in Meager, Montana in 1910 next door to father Louis Bergevain. Living in Cottonwood, Montana in 1930 with 2 Greetan grandchildren
                    Born July 1863 Bay Settlement, Brown County, Wisconsin
                    Died: April 11, 1934 in Montana (Montana Death Index)
             + Joseph Greetan ( also Greeten, Greetans) - husband of Emily Bergevain - 1910 worked for Railroad
                    Parents: Maximo (Max) Greeten December 4, 1836 - June 30, 1923; Pilagie ? Greeten November 1, 1833 - April 19, 1908; buried in Oconto Catholic Cemetery, Oconto, Wisconsin
                    Born: October 1862 in French Belgium
                    Married: July 31, 1882 Oconto
OCONTO COUNTY REPORTER, 1882
August 5, 1882

EXTRA!
M. JOE GREETAN, steward of the tug W. H. Alley, was last Monday morning joined  in holy bonds of matrimony with Miss Emily Berabin (Bergevain) of Oconto at St. Peters church, by the Rev Vermare.  As congratulations are the order of the day, here is ours Joe, and may you prosper, live long and be happy. 
                    Children of Joseph and Emily:
                        1. Joseph M. Greetan
                            Born: February 1884 in Wisconsin
                        2. Edna M. Greetan
                            Born: June 1886 in Wisconsin
                        3. Oscar F.
                            Born: October 7, 1887 in Wisconsin
                            Died: September 1970 in Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington
                        4. Leah Greeten
                            Born: December 1889 in Wisconsin
                        5. Frank J. Greetan
                            Born: March 1892 in Wisconsin
                            Died: 22 Sep 1914 Montana (Montana Death Index)
                        6. William J. Greeten
                            Born: April 1895 in Michigan
                            Died: April 16, 1961 in Beaverhead Montana
                        7. Wallace J. Greeten
                            Born: May 22, 1897 in Wisconsin
                            Died: August 1977 Bothell, King County, Washington
            2. Rosalie Bergevain -
                    Born 1868 in Bay Settlement, Brown County, Wisconsin
                    Died: August 15, 1821
                    Buried: Oconto Catholic Cemetery
             + Henri Lacourt - husband of Rosalie Bergevain
                    Born: 1862
                    Married: July 2, 1890 Oconto
                    Died: June 16, 1907
            3. Henrietta (Hattie) M. Bergevain -
                    Born:  May 14, 1868 (Cemetery Records)
                    Died: 1950
                    Buried:  St Anthony Cemetery, Oconto County, Wisconsin
Oconto Falls
1950

Mrs. Frank Henne, 82, a resident of this area for more than 60 years, died in her sleep this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Elmer Landin, in Gillett. Mrs. Henne had fractured her hip in a fall on April 19, and after being released from the hospital had been staying with her daughter.

The former Hattie Bergevain was born May 14, 1868 in Bay Settlement, Brown county, the daughter of the Louis Bergevains. In 1886 she was married to Frank Henne, and after two years in Oconto, the couple moved to a farm in the town of Oconto Falls, in 1913 moving to the city. Her husband died December 9, 1938. Mrs. Henne was a member of the Altar society of St. Anthony church, the Legion auxiliary , and a former member of the Grand Army of the Republic. She had been in comparatively good health and was very active until her fall this spring.

Of the 14 children born to the Hennes, four died in infancy, a son, Frank Jr., died in 1923, and a daughter, Mrs. James (Pauline) O'Neal died in Chicago in January of this year. Her survivors are three sons, Oscar, Oconto Falls, Fred, Gillett, and Paul, Butte, Mont.; five daughters, Mrs. Roy (Rose) Miller, Oconto Falls, Mrs. Elmer (Leona) Landin and Mrs. Herman (Pearl) Damp, Gillett, Mrs. J.H. (Christie) Venable, West Yellowstone, Mont., and Mrs. J.J. (Katherine) Tatman, Linwood, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Mary LaPlant, Marquette Mich. The body is at the O'Neill Funeral home in Oconto Falls.
             + Francois (Frank) E Henne - husband of Hattie Bergevain
                    Born: November 1849 in France
                    Immigration: 1870
                    Married:  Aug. 8, 1887 Oconto (Oconto County Marriage Index)
                    Died: December 9, 1838
                    Buried: St Anthony Cemetery, Oconto County, Wisconsin
                    Children of Hattie and Frank:  Birthed 14 children , 4 infant deaths.
                        1. Frank L Henne
                                Born: May 16, 1891 in Oconto County, Wisconsin
                                Died: October 19, 1925 (32 Yrs. 7 Mos. 3 Days; WI Pvt 150 M.G. Battn 42 Div. WWI)
                                Buried:  St Anthony Cemetery, Oconto County, Wisconsin
                        2. Oscar J. Henne
                                Born: March 1894 in Oconto County, Wisconsin
                                Died: 1955
                                Buried: St Anthony Cemetery, Oconto County, Wisconsin
                            + Ruth R. ? - wife of Oscar Henne
                                Born: 1893
                                Died: 1979
                                Buried:  St Anthony Cemetery, Oconto County, Wisconsin
                        3. Rosa M. Henne ( + Roy Miller)
                                Born: January 7, 1896 in Oconto County, Wisconsin
                                Died: August 21, 1992 in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
                        4. Christina J. Henne ( +  J. H. Venable)
                                Born: December 1898 in Oconto County, Wisconsin
                        5. Catherine H. Henne ( + J. J. Tatman)
                                Born: November 1899 in Oconto County, Wisconsin
                        6. Pauline Henne ( O'Neal)
                                Born: 1903 in Oconto County, Wisconsin
                                Died: January 1950 in Chicago, Illinnois
                        7. Alfred  (Fred) Henne
                                Born: February 1, 1904 in Oconto County, Wisconsin
                                Died: March 1977 in Gillett, Oconto County, Wisconsin
                        8. Filbert (Phil, Paul) E. Henne
                                Born: April 27, 1905 in Oconto County, Wisconsin
                                February 1987 in Butte, Montana
                        9. Leona (Leah, Violet) Henne - ( + Elmer Lansin)
                                Born: May 21, 1908 in Oconto County, Wisconsin
                                Died: October 18, 1991
                       10. Pearl Henne ( + Herman Damp)
                                Born: 1911 in Oconto County, Wisconsin
            4. Louis  Bergevain -
                    Born: 1871 Oconto, Wisconsin
             + Catharina Kooner: wife of Louis Bergevain Jr.
                    Married May 10, 1890 Oconto
                    Children of Louis Jr. and Kate: all born in Oconto County, Wisconsin
                       1.  Agnes Bergevain -   Baby
                                Born: 1892
                                Died: 1892
                                Buried: Oconto Catholic Cemetery, Oconto, Wisconsin
                       2.  Lottie Bergevain - single
                                Born: 1895
                                Died: May 15, 1912
                                Buried: Oconto Catholic Cemetery, Oconto, Wisconsin
                        3. Wilbert  Bergevain
                                Born: 1897
                                Died: 1964
                                Buried: St. Charles Cemetery, Oconto County, Wisconsin
                         +Idella G. - wife of Wilbert Bergevain
                                Born: 1910
                                Married: 1925
 Oconto County Reporter
October 8, 1925

The marriage of Miss Idella Hatton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Hatton and Wilbur Bergevain, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bergevain, was solemnized Wednesday morning at eight thirty in St. Peters parsonage, Rev. Looze performing the ceremony.
                                Died: 1998
                                Buried: St. Charles Cemetery, Oconto County, Wisconsin
                                Children of Wilbert and Idella:
                                         Elroy C. Bergevain
                                                Born: 1934
                                                Died: 1968
                        4. Stella Bergevain - single
                                Born: 1899
                                Died: 1941
                                Buried: Oconto Catholic Cemetery, Oconto, Wisconsin
                        5. Hattie Bergevain - single
                                Born: 1900
                                Died: 1982
                                Buried: Oconto Catholic Cemetery, Oconto, Wisconsin
                        6. Walter  Bergevain
                                Born: July 26, 1903
                                Died: July 29, 1903
                                Buried: Oconto Catholic Cemetery, Oconto, Wisconsin
                        7. Catherine Mary Bergevain - single
                                Born: March 8, 1905
                                Died: Novemeber 24, 1994
                                Buried: Oconto Catholic Cemetery, Oconto, Wisconsin
                       8. Charles Louis Bergevain
                                Born: March 4, 1807
                                Died: March 16, 2001
                                Buried: Oconto Catholic Cemetery, Oconto, Wisconsin
                        +Irma Hoehne - wife of Charles Louis Bergevain
                                Married: on May 25, 1935.
                                Died: November 23, 1991
                                Buried: Oconto Catholic Cemetery, Oconto, Wisconsin
                                Children of Charles and Irma:
                                        Charles Bergevain
                                            Born: November 05, 1941
                                            Died: November 07, 1941
                                            Buried: Oconto Catholic Cemetery, Oconto, Wisconsin
                        9. Viola Bergevain - single
                                Born: August 06, 1909
                                Died: Apr. 30, 1911
                                Buried: Oconto Catholic Cemetery, Oconto, Wisconsin
                        10. Marcella Bergevain - single
                                Born: December 17, 1913
                                Died: April 27, 1935
                                Buried: Oconto Catholic Cemetery, Oconto, Wisconsin
           5. Mary Bergevain  (1930 census lived in Marquette, Michigan)
                    Born: 1880
            + William Laplante - husband of Mary Bergevain
                    Parents: Joseph LaPlante b. January 1844 French Canada; Rosa ?  b. August 1848 in Michigan. 10 children born, 6 living in 1900 Detour, Chippewa, Michigan
                    Born: June 1873 in Chippewa, Michigan
                    Married:  July 30, 1906 Oconto
                    Children of Mary and William:
                            1. Infant LaPlante -
                                    Born: before 1910 died before 1910
                            2. Norman La Plante
                                    Born: 1908 in Michigan
                            3. Edna LaPlante
                                    Born: 1912 in Meager, Montana
                            4. Wearly (Worley) LaPlante
                                    Born: 1913 Meager, Montana
           6.  Infant 
                    Born: July 10, 1884 Oconto
                    Buried: Oconto Catholic Cemetery, Oconto, Wisconsin



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