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OCONTO COUNTY
Wisconsin
FAMILIES and BIOGRAPHIES


.DOWEN.
Contributed by; Bob Rosen


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This is the Frank Dowen farm taken in 1897 in Breed. From left to right: Nettie Wright;
Frank Dowen, Sarah Wilton Dowen, Norma (she was born when Sarah was 46) Seated: Eva Dowen Dieck, in front of her, her children Mildred, Iva & Sarah. Then Mayme Dowen followed by my grandfather Charles Henry Dowen. Sarah Dowen's brother was mayor of Hamilton, Ontario.

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Frank's son Charles Henry Dowen & Family in Breed 1913.
From left to right: unidentified man; Oscar Dowen; Edna Closser Dowen holding
Norman Dowen; Bessie Dowen; Ruth Dowen (my mother); Charles Henry Dowen;
Isabel Dowen, and Elnora Dowen.
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Descendants of Henry Dowen
 

Generation No. 1

1.  HENRY1 DOWEN was born 1819 in County Cork, Ireland?, and died in Pennsylvania.  He married MARY RICH.  She was born in Pa., and died in Pa..

        Child of HENRY DOWEN and MARY RICH is:
        2. i. FRANK2 DOWEN, b. October 24, 1849, PA or NY; d. December 11, 1924, Belle Plaine, WI.
 
 

Generation No. 2

2.  FRANK2 DOWEN (HENRY1) was born October 24, 1849 in PA or NY, and died December 11, 1924 in Belle Plaine, WI.
    He married SARAH ELIZABETH WILTON (For Sarah Wilton ancestry scroll down) April 03, 1870 in Kent City, MI, daughter
    of THOMAS WILTON and HANNAH PLANT.  She was born January 10, 1851 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and died January 22,
    1938 in Greenbay, Wi.

        Children of FRANK DOWEN and SARAH WILTON are:
        3. i. ELNORAH3 DOWEN, b. March 25, 1872, Chester, Ottawa Co. MI; d. September 20, 1890, Oconto, Wi.
        4. ii. EVA MAY DOWEN, b. March 06, 1875, Hazelton , Mi; d. November 26, 1946, Sturgeon Bay , Wi.
        5. iii. CHARLES HENRY DOWEN, b. July 13, 1876, Hazelton, Michigan; d. November 06, 1953, Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin.
            iv. MARY EDNA (MAYME) DOWEN, b. December 08, 1885, Hazelton , Mi; d. May 24, 1903, Breed , Wi.
            v. MILLARD ELWIN DOWEN, b. March 11, 1889, Breed, WI; d. November 19, 1891, Breed, WI.
        6. vi. NORMA BLANCH DOWEN, b. October 09, 1896, Breed, WI; d. January 26, 1916, Breed WI.
 
 

Generation No. 3

3.  ELNORAH3 DOWEN (FRANK2, HENRY1) was born March 25, 1872 in Chester, Ottawa Co. MI, and died September 20, 1890 in Oconto, Wi.
     She married CHARLES EDWARD WRIGHT.  He was born July 04, 1860, and died November 18, 1957 in Iron River, MI.
 

2  photos,  one of son West Wright ( left), and one of Charles (right). 
Charles Wright was 18 years older than Elnora. After Elnora's death the son went with the father, Charles,  and Nettie was raised by grandparents, Sarah and Frank Dowen.

        Children of ELNORAH DOWEN and CHARLES WRIGHT are:
             i. WEST EDWARD4 WRIGHT, b. March 23, 1888, Breed,
                WI; d. November 1967, IL.
        7. ii. HENRIETTA MARION WRIGHT, b. August 31, 1890,
                Oconto, Wi; d. November 08, 1967, Shawano, Wi.
 

4.  EVA MAY3 DOWEN (FRANK2, HENRY1) was born March 06, 1875 in Hazelton , Mi, and died November 26, 1946 in Sturgeon Bay , Wi. She married HERMAN DIECK November 16, 1890 in WI, son of FERDINAND DIECK.  He was born April 20, 1867 in Pommern, Germany, and died April 28, 1946 in Suring, Wi.

        Children of EVA DOWEN and HERMAN DIECK are:
        8. i. IVA ELEANORE4 DIECK, b. July 20, 1891, How,
                Oconto, WI; d. May 24, 1937, Maple Valley T/S,
                Oconto, WI.
        9. ii. SARAH ALICE DIECK, b. December 12, 1892,
                How, Oconto, WI; d. June 27, 1976, Marinette, WI.
            iii. MILDRED DIECK, b. March 1894.
            iv. LESLIE CLAUDE DIECK, b. January 07, 1897,
                How Twp, Oconto, WI; d. April 07, 1918,
                How Twp, Oconto, WI.
             v. EDNA DIECK, b. August 1898.
            vi. MARION DIECK, b. July 07, 1904, Suring Wi; d. September 1965, Suring Wi.
            vii. DOROTHY DIECK, b. 1910; m. STANLEY SCHMELLING.
 

5.  CHARLES HENRY3 DOWEN (FRANK2, HENRY1) was born July 13, 1876 in Hazelton, Michigan, and died November 06, 1953
    in Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin.  He married EDNA OLIVE CLOSSER (For Edna Olive Closser ancestry click HERE) January 10, 1899 in Pound, Shawano County,
    Wisconsin, daughter of ALBERT CLOSSER and HANNA PETERSON.  She was born July 20, 1879 in Brazeau, Oconto County, Wisconsin,
    and died May 22, 1974 in Greenbay, Brown County, Wisconsin.

        Children of CHARLES DOWEN and EDNA CLOSSER are:
              i. RUTH EVANGELINE4 DOWEN, b. August 30, 1899, BREED, WI; d. September 28, 1899, BREED WI.
        10. ii. ELNORA SYLVIA DOWEN, b. August 27, 1901, Breed, Oconto County, Wisconsin; d. May 22, 1992, Greenbay , WI.
        11. iii. OSCAR LEE DOWEN, b. May 17, 1903, Breed, Oconto County, Wisconsin; d. April 17, 1930, Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin.
        12. iv. ISABEL IRENE DOWEN, b. November 02, 1904, Breed, Oconto County, Wisconsin; d. March 10, 1985, Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin.
        13. v. BESSIE ERMINA DOWEN, b. April 08, 1907, Breed, Oconto County, Wisconsin.
        14. vi. RUTH EVANGELINE DOWEN, b. May 30, 1909, Laona , Florence County, Wisconsin; d. January 21, 1984, Green Bay,
            Brown County, Wisconsin.
        15. vii. NORMAN HOWARD DOWEN, b. June 12, 1912, Breed, Oconto County, Wisconsin; d. November 03, 1963.
        16. viii. VIVIAN ALICE DOWEN, b. January 26, 1915, Breed, Oconto County, Wisconsin.
 

6.  NORMA BLANCH3 DOWEN (FRANK2, HENRY1) was born October 09, 1896 in Breed, WI, and died January 26, 1916 in Breed WI.
        She married UNKNOWN.
        Child of NORMA DOWEN and UNKNOWN is:
        17. i. ROSA LEE4 DOWEN, b. August 18, 1915, Greenbay, WI; d. September 10, 1977, Oshkosh, WI.
 
 

Generation No. 4

7.  HENRIETTA MARION4 WRIGHT (ELNORAH3 DOWEN, FRANK2, HENRY1) was born August 31, 1890 in Oconto, Wi,
    and died November 08, 1967 in Shawano, Wi.  She married ORVIL KUCKUK July 15, 1919 in Menominee MI.  He was born
    May 07, 1897 in WI, and died November 27, 1988 in WI..

        Children of HENRIETTA WRIGHT and ORVIL KUCKUK are:
         i. WESLEY5 KUCKUK, b. July 09, 1921, Shawano, WI; d. February 07, 1997; m. VERA SIEVERT, August 20, 1948, Menominie WI.
         ii. GENEVA MAYE KUCKUK, b. March 06, 1923; m. THEODORE N. WEBER, JR., October 16, 1948, Louisville KY.
 

8.  IVA ELEANORE4 DIECK (EVA MAY3 DOWEN, FRANK2, HENRY1) was born July 20, 1891 in How, Oconto, WI, and died May 24, 1937
    in Maple Valley T/S, Oconto, WI.  She married PETER RUDOLPH MILLER August 19, 1909 in How, Oconto, WI.  He was born October 16, 1885
    in Wakechon, Shawano Co., Wi, and died December 01, 1954 in Suring, Oconto Co., WI.

        Children of IVA DIECK and PETER MILLER are:
         i. MARION DIECK5 MILLER, b. June 04, 1910, Suring, Wi; d. March 29, 1993, Wauconda Lake, IL; m. LUCILLE BASELY,
            October 09, 1931; b. May 01, 1912, Wauconda, IL.
         ii. ROGER RUSSELL MILLER, b. September 01, 1915, Suring, Oconto, WI; d. August 20, 1938, Gillett, Oconto, WI;
            m. DOLORES JOHANNA BUBOLZ, August 20, 1938, Gillett, Oconto, WI; b. August 16, 1917, Underhill Twp, Oconto, WI;
            d. May 31, 1993, Suring, Oconto, WI.
 

9.  SARAH ALICE4 DIECK (EVA MAY3 DOWEN, FRANK2, HENRY1) was born December 12, 1892 in How, Oconto, WI,
    and died June 27, 1976 in Marinette, WI.  She married HARRY WILFRED MILLER November 29, 1911 in How, Oconto, WI.
    He was born April 18, 1892 in Wakechon, Shawano Co., Wi, and died January 27, 1974 in Shawano, WI.

        Children of SARAH DIECK and HARRY MILLER are:
         i. BERTRAM5 MILLER, b. Private; m. CHARLOTTE MCLEAF, October 12, 1941, New Jersey; b. Private.
         ii. MAE MARIE MILLER, b. December 25, 1920, How, Oconto, Wi; d. July 27, 1930, How, Oconto, Wi.
         iii. CLAUDINE LESLIE MILLER, b.Private, m. DONALD HARVEY TELFORD, October 18, 1941, Suring, Oconto, WI;
            b. July 29, 1921, Little River Twp, Oconto, WI; d. November 08, 1988, Suring Wi.
         iv. JO AN MILLER, b. Private; m. ROLAND DOBRATZ.
 

10.  ELNORA SYLVIA4 DOWEN (CHARLES HENRY3, FRANK2, HENRY1) was born August 27, 1901 in Breed, Oconto County, Wisconsin,
    and died May 22, 1992 in Greenbay , WI.  She married MATTHEW JOPPE Private,  son of AUGUST JOPPE and MARY JASTE.

        Children of ELNORA DOWEN and MATTHEW JOPPE are:
         i. JAMES5 JOPPE.
         ii. MARGIE JOPPE.
         iii. VIRGINIA JOPPE, b. 1930; m. FRANCIS R. OURADA, October 06, 1951, Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin;
                b. April 20, 1930, Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin; d. February 23, 1997, Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin.

11.  OSCAR LEE4 DOWEN (CHARLES HENRY3, FRANK2, HENRY1) was born May 17, 1903 in Breed, Oconto County, Wisconsin,
    and died April 17, 1930 in Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin.  He married ESTHER MARIE VALENTINE November 09, 1926
    in Greenbay , WI.  She was born November 22, 1899 in Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, and died March 27, 1993 in Milw., WI..

        Child of OSCAR DOWEN and ESTHER VALENTINE is:
         i. DONALD5 DOWEN, b. 1927, Greenbay, WI.
 

12.  ISABEL IRENE4 DOWEN (CHARLES HENRY3, FRANK2, HENRY1) was born November 02, 1904 in Breed, Oconto County, Wisconsin,
    and died March 10, 1985 in Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin.  She married HENRY DEHN, son of ALBERT DEHN and WHILEMINA
    ZAMMEL.  He was born April 05, 1896 in Bonduel, WI, and died November 25, 1957 in Greenbay, WI.

    Child of ISABEL DOWEN and HENRY DEHN is:
     i. MARILYN5 DEHN, b. 1938; Adopted child.
 

13.  BESSIE ERMINA4 DOWEN (CHARLES HENRY3, FRANK2, HENRY1) was born April 08, 1907 in Breed, Oconto County, Wisconsin.
    She married CELESTER DECKER in MILW., WI., son of PETER DECKER and LYDIA STEGER.  He was born May 27, 1899 in Butternut,
    Wi, and died 1967 in Los Angeles , Ca.

    Children of BESSIE DOWEN and CELESTER DECKER are:
     i. VALENTINE5 DECKER.
     ii. ROGER DECKER.
     iii. FRANKLIN DECKER, b. 1928.
     iv. MARY MARGARET DECKER, b. 1929; m. FRANCIS MEUSE.
     v. PETER DECKER, b. 1935.
 

14.  RUTH EVANGELINE4 DOWEN (CHARLES HENRY3, FRANK2, HENRY1) was born May 30, 1909 in Laona , Florence County, Wisconsin, and died January 21, 1984 in Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin.  She married MEYER ROSEN 1934 in Greenbay , WI, son of MAX ROSEN and ETTA LANS.  He was born January 01, 1908 in Delaven,  WI, and died September 08, 1967 in Bellaire, TX.

    Children of RUTH DOWEN and MEYER ROSEN are:
     i. ROBERT LEE5 ROSEN, b. Private.
     ii. TERRENCE MAX ROSEN, b.Private.
 

15.  NORMAN HOWARD4 DOWEN (CHARLES HENRY3, FRANK2, HENRY1) was born June 12, 1912 in Breed, Oconto County,
    Wisconsin, and died November 03, 1963.  He married MEDORA BROETZMAN.  She was born 1916 in Oconto Co., Wi..

    Child of NORMAN DOWEN and MEDORA BROETZMAN is:
     i. RICHARD5 DOWEN, b. June 20, 1946, WI.; d. September 20, 1995, CA..

16.  VIVIAN ALICE4 DOWEN (CHARLES HENRY3, FRANK2, HENRY1) was born January 26, 1915 in Breed, Oconto County, Wisconsin.  She married NORMAN LAVERTY 1950 in Los Angeles , Ca.  He was born December 06, 1918 in San Jose, CA.

    Children of VIVIAN DOWEN and NORMAN LAVERTY are:
     i. BARBARA LOU5 LAVERTY, b. June 24, 1951, Los Angeles , Ca; d. October 20, 1974, Los Angeles , Ca.
    ii. DONALD EARL LAVERTY, b. January 26, 1957, Los Angeles , Ca.
 

 17. ROSA LEE4 DOWEN (NORMA BLANCH3, FRANK2, HENRY1) was born August 18, 1915 in Greenbay, WI, and died September 10, 1977
    in Oshkosh, WI.  She married RAYMOND DONALDSON July 08, 1937 in Clintonville, WI.  He was born November 19, 1904 in Embarras, WI,
    and died April 16, 1960 in Clintonville, WI.

    Children of ROSA DOWEN and RAYMOND DONALDSON are:
     i. NANCY RAE5 DONALDSON, b. Private; m. LARRY L. RAND, Private..
    ii. THOMAS S. DONALDSON, b.Private.

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WILTON Ancestry
Ancestors of Sarah Elizabeth Wilton
 

Generation No. 1

 1.  Sarah Elizabeth Wilton, born January 10, 1851 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; died January 22, 1938 in Greenbay, Wi.  She was the daughter of 2.
    Thomas Wilton and 3. Hannah Plant.  She married (1) Frank Dowen April 03, 1870 in Kent City, MI.  He was born October 24, 1849 in PA or NY,
    and died December 11, 1924 in Belle Plaine, WI.  He was the son of Henry Dowen and Mary Rich.

Generation No. 2

 2.  Thomas Wilton, born October 25, 1821 in Bruton, Somerset, England; died February 20, 1889 in Howe, WI.  He was the son of 4. John Wilton
    and 5. Sarah Churchill.  He married 3. Hannah Plant April 12, 1843 in Brock District, Ontario.
 3.  Hannah Plant, born July 05, 1827 in Ontario, Canada; died October 16, 1867 in Cedar Springs, Tyrone Township,  Kent MI..  She was the
    daughter of 6. Edward Plant and 7. Elizabeth.

        Children of Thomas Wilton and Hannah Plant are:
          i. William Wilton, born March 12, 1844 in Westminster T/S, Middlesex, Ontario; died July 10, 1898; married Ann Lucy Thompson
            April 20, 1870; born 1848 in Westminster T/S, Middlesex, Ontario.
          ii. John Wilton, born March 23, 1846 in WarwickT/S, Lambton, Ontario; died 1860.
          iii. David Wilton, born 1850 in Warwick T/S, Lambton, Ontario, Canada; died February 21, 1884 in Howe, Oconto Co., WI;
            married Susan L. Brownell November 02, 1875 in Ingham Co., MI; born 1855.
       1 iv. Sarah Elizabeth Wilton, born January 10, 1851 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; died January 22, 1938 in Greenbay, Wi; married
            Frank Dowen April 03, 1870 in Kent City, MI.
          v. Eliza Kathryn Wilton, born 1860; married Moore.
          vi. Margaret Abigail Wilton, born 1860 in Ontario, Canada; married Francis A.Taylor June 08, 1875 in MI; born 1856.
          vii. Amos Aquila Wilton, born March 1863 in Essex, Ontario, Canada; died February 05, 1925 in Delburne, Alberta, Canada;
            married Agnes Bessie Redman August 03, 1890 in Oconto, WI; born June 13, 1875 in Stiles, Oconto, WI; died March 01, 1946
            in Armstrong, B. C., Canada.
 
 

Generation No. 3

 4.  John Wilton, born 1786 in Bruton, Somerset, England; died May 13, 1861 in New Sarum Baptist Church Cemetery, Ontario, Canada.
    He was the son of 8. John Wilton and 9. Sybil Cary.  He married 5. Sarah Churchill December 25, 1809 in Bruton, Somerset, England.
 5.  Sarah Churchill, born 1788 in Bruton, Somerset, England; died December 1836 in St Lawence, Ontario, Canada.
    She was the daughter of 10. James Churchill and 11. Rebecca Burt.

        Children of John Wilton and Sarah Churchill are:
          i. Elizabeth Wilton, born April 12, 1810.
          ii. William Wilton, born March 23, 1816.
          iii. John Wilton, born June 21, 1818; married Hettybel E. Crane.
       2 iv. Thomas Wilton, born October 25, 1821 in Bruton, Somerset, England; died February 20, 1889 in Howe, WI;
            married Hannah Plant April 12, 1843 in Brock District, Ontario.
          v. Daniel Wilton, born May 09, 1826 in Bruton, Somerset, England; died February 27, 1893 in Ontario, Canada; married Mary Mills.
          vi. Samuel Wilton, born May 29, 1829 in Bruton, Somerset, England; died January 23, 1924 in Ontario, Canada; married Susan Wilcox.
 

 6.  Edward Plant, born 1800 in Ontario, Canada.  He married 7. Elizabeth.
 7.  Elizabeth, born 1804 in Ontario, Canada.

        Child of Edward Plant and Elizabeth is:
       3 i. Hannah Plant, born July 05, 1827 in Ontario, Canada; died October 16, 1867 in Cedar Springs, Tyrone Township,  Kent MI;
            married Thomas Wilton April 12, 1843 in Brock District, Ontario.
 
 

Generation No. 4

 8.  John Wilton, born 1757 in Bruton, Somerset, England; died 1846 in Bruton, Somerset, England.  He was the son of Pitman Wilton and
    Christian Potter.  He married 9. Sybil Cary 1782 in Bruton, Somerset, England.
 9.  Sybil Cary, died 1841 in Bruton, Somerset, England.

        Children of John Wilton and Sybil Cary are:
       4 i. John Wilton, born 1786 in Bruton, Somerset, England; died May 13, 1861 in New Sarum Baptist Church Cemetery, Ontario,
            Canada; married Sarah Churchill December 25, 1809 in Bruton, Somerset, England.
          ii. Ann Wilton, born 1789 in Bruton, Sommersetshire, England; died January 16, 1793 in Bruton, Sommersetshire, England.
          iii. Lydia Wilton, born 1792 in Bruton, Sommersetshire, England; died February 09, 1798 in Bruton, Sommersetshire, England.
          iv. Joseph Wilton, born 1795.
          v. William Nelson Wilton, born 1797 in Bruton, Somerset, England; died December 17, 1844 in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada; married
            (1) Jane Benjafield; married (2) Martha Dunn 1822 in Bruton, Somerset, England.
          vi. Pitman Wilton, born 1800.
          vii. Thomas Wilton, born 1804.
 

 10.  James Churchill  He was the son of James Churchill and Mary Ashford.  He married 11. Rebecca Burt.
 11.  Rebecca Burt

        Children of James Churchill and Rebecca Burt are:
          i. Elizabeth Churchill, born 1786.
       5 ii. Sarah Churchill, born 1788 in Bruton, Somerset, England; died December 1836 in St Lawence, Ontario, Canada; married John
            Wilton December 25, 1809 in Bruton, Somerset, England.
          iii. Jane Churchill, born 1790.
          iv. Hannah Churchill, born 1796.
          v. Mary Churchill, born 1798.

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Generation No. 1

 1.  ROBERT LEE ROSEN, born Private,  the son of 2. MEYER ROSEN and 3. Ruth Evangeline Dowen.

Generation No. 2

 2.  MEYER ROSEN, born January 01, 1908 in Delaven,  WI; died September 08, 1967 in Bellaire, TX.  He was the son of 4. MAX ROSEN
        and 5. Etta Lans.  He married 3. Ruth Evangeline Dowen 1934 in Greenbay , WI.
 3.  Ruth Evangeline Dowen, born May 30, 1909 in Laona , Florence County, Wisconsin; died January 21, 1984 in Green Bay, Brown County,
        Wisconsin.  She was the daughter of 6. Charles Henry Dowen and 7. Edna Olive Closser.
 

        Children of MEYER ROSEN and Ruth Dowen are:
        1 i. ROBERT LEE ROSEN, born Private
           ii. TERRENCE MAX ROSEN, born Private.
 
 

Generation No. 3

 4.  MAX ROSEN, born October 18, 1877 in Russia; died June 08, 1943 in Waukesha, WI..  He married 5. Etta Lans June 29, 1906
        in Chicago, Cook County, IL.
 5.  Etta Lans, born August 30, 1883 in Russia1; died April 1978 in Milwaukee, Wi1.

            Marriage Notes for MAX ROSEN :
            Max Rosen had two families one in Milw. and one Cleveland.

        Children of MAX ROSEN and Etta Lans are:
         2 i. MEYER ROSEN, born January 01, 1908 in Delaven,  WI; died September 08, 1967 in Bellaire, TX; married (1
                Flora [Cookie] Krueger April 18, 1929 in Watertown Wi; married (2) Ruth Evangeline Dowen 1934 in Greenbay , WI.
          ii. GORDON [JAKE] ROSEN, born November 01, 1909 in Delavan  WI; married HANNY SANDER; born February 18, 1926 in GERMANY.
          iii. BESSIE ROSEN, born March 09, 1911 in Delavan  WI; died July 1977 in Duluth MN; married ALFRED LONG;
                born October 03, 1909 in Wi; died January 15, 1992 in Duluth MN.
          iv. GOLDIE ROSEN, born July 31, 1913 in Delavan,  WI; died May 14, 1990 in MILW., WI; married Louis Schuch February 24, 1935
                in Crown Point, Indiana; born March 25, 1910 in PA; died October 1971.
          v. ELIZABETH ROSEN, born October 22, 1923 in WAUKESHA, WI; married HERSCHEL RAEL 1951 in Milwaukee, WI;
                born October 16, 1912 in WI; died December 10, 1991 in MILW., Wi.
          vi. WILLIAM ROSEN, born October 22, 1923 in Waukesha, WI; died December 09, 1943 in Miami Beach, FL.
 

 6.  Charles Henry Dowen, born July 13, 1876 in Hazelton, Michigan; died November 06, 1953 in Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin.
                He was the son of 12. Frank Dowen and 13. Sarah Elizabeth Wilton.  He married 7. Edna Olive Closser January 10, 1899 in Pound,
                Shawano County, Wisconsin.
 7.  Edna Olive Closser, born July 20, 1879 in Brazeau, Oconto County, Wisconsin; died May 22, 1974 in Greenbay, Brown County, Wisconsin.
                She was the daughter of 14. Albert S. Closser and 15. Hanna Petrea Peterson.
 

        Children of Charles Dowen and Edna Closser are:
          i. Ruth Evangeline DOWEN, born August 30, 1899 in BREED, WI; died September 28, 1899 in BREED WI.
          ii. Elnora Sylvia Dowen, born August 27, 1901 in Breed, Oconto County, Wisconsin; died May 22, 1992 in Greenbay , WI;
                married Matthew Joppe June 15, 1921 in Saint Anthony Church, Oconto Falls, WI.
          iii. Oscar Lee Dowen, born May 17, 1903 in Breed, Oconto County, Wisconsin; died April 17, 1930 in Green Bay,
                Brown County, Wisconsin; married Esther Marie Valentine November 09, 1926 in Greenbay , WI; born November 22, 1899 in Green Bay,
                Brown County, Wisconsin; died March 27, 1993 in Milw., WI..
           iv. Isabel Irene Dowen, born November 02, 1904 in Breed, Oconto County, Wisconsin; died March 10, 1985 in Green Bay,
                Brown County, Wisconsin; married Henry Dehn; born April 05, 1896 in Bonduel, WI; died November 25, 1957 in Greenbay, WI.
            v. Bessie Ermina Dowen, born April 08, 1907 in Breed, Oconto County, Wisconsin; married Celester Decker in MILW., WI;
                born May 27, 1899 in Butternut, Wi; died 1967 in Los Angeles , Ca.
        3 vi. Ruth Evangeline Dowen, born May 30, 1909 in Laona , Florence County, Wisconsin; died January 21, 1984 in Green Bay,
                Brown County, Wisconsin; married MEYER ROSEN 1934 in Greenbay , WI.
          vii. Norman Howard Dowen, born June 12, 1912 in Breed, Oconto County, Wisconsin; died November 03, 1963;
                married Medora Broetzman; born 1916 in Oconto Co., Wi..
          viii. Vivian Alice Dowen, born January 26, 1915 in Breed, Oconto County, Wisconsin; married Norman Laverty 1950 in Los Angeles ,
                Ca; born December 06, 1918 in San Jose, CA.

Generation No. 4

 12.  Frank Dowen, born October 24, 1849 in PA or NY; died December 11, 1924 in Belle Plaine, WI.  He was the son of Henry Dowen and Mary Rich.
         He married 13. Sarah Elizabeth Wilton April 03, 1870 in Kent City, MI.
 13.  Sarah Elizabeth Wilton, born January 10, 1851 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; died January 22, 1938 in Greenbay, Wi.
        She was the daughter of Thomas Wilton and Hannah Plant.

            Children of Frank Dowen and Sarah Wilton are:
              i. Elnorah Dowen, born March 25, 1872 in Chester, Ottawa Co. MI; died September 20, 1890 in Oconto, Wi;
                married Charles Edward Wright; born July 04, 1860; died November 18, 1957 in Iron River, MI.
              ii. Eva May Dowen, born March 06, 1875 in Hazelton , Mi; died November 26, 1946 in Sturgeon Bay , Wi;
                married Herman Dieck November 16, 1890 in WI; born April 20, 1867 in Pommern, Germany; died April 28, 1946 in Suring, Wi.
           6 iii. Charles Henry Dowen, born July 13, 1876 in Hazelton, Michigan; died November 06, 1953 in Green Bay, Brown County,
                Wisconsin; married Edna Olive Closser January 10, 1899 in Pound, Shawano County, Wisconsin.
              iv. Mary Edna (Mayme) Dowen, born December 08, 1885 in Hazelton , Mi; died May 24, 1903 in Breed , Wi.
              v. Millard Elwin Dowen, born March 11, 1889 in Breed, WI; died November 19, 1891 in Breed, WI.
              vi. Norma Blanch Dowen, born October 09, 1896 in Breed, WI; died January 26, 1916 in Breed WI; married unknown.
 

 14.  Albert S. Closser, born May 17, 1852 in Town of Grove, Allegany County, New York; died January 18, 1939 in Oconto Falls,
        Oconto County, Wisconsin.  He was the son of John Closser and Susan WESCOTT.  He married 15. Hanna Petrea Peterson June 10, 1877
        in Hartland, Shawano County, Wisconsin.
 15.  Hanna Petrea Peterson, born October 01, 1856 in Drammen, Norway; died July 15, 1933 in Kelly Lake, Hickory, Oconto Co, WI.
        She was the daughter of Andrue Peterson and Dorthea Hanson.

            Children of Albert Closser and Hanna Peterson are:
            7 i. Edna Olive Closser, born July 20, 1879 in Brazeau, Oconto County, Wisconsin; died May 22, 1974 in Greenbay, Brown County,
                Wisconsin; married Charles Henry Dowen January 10, 1899 in Pound, Shawano County, Wisconsin.
              ii. Elmer Dane Closser, born June 08, 1884 in Wisconsin2; died October 25, 1971 in Gillett, Wisconsin; married Anna Tucker.
              iii. Susan Jeanette Closser, born July 18, 1886 in Wisconsin; died September 15, 1942 in Stiles Junction, Oconto County,
                Wisconsin; married Joseph F. Pecor in Wisconsin; born Abt. 1886 in ?; died in ?.
                Notes for Joseph F. Pecor: PART INDIAN---LIVED ON RESERVATION WITH SUSAN, HIS WIFE.
              iv. Mable Dorothy Closser, born January 20, 1888 in Wisconsin; died March 13, 1961 in Wisconsin;
                married Wilbert Mcdougal in Wisconsin; born August 17, 1892 in Spruce, Oconto County, Wisconsin; died 1965 in Wisconsin.
              v. Maurice Adelbert Closser, born February 03, 1892 in Spruce, Oconto County, Wisconsin3; died June 27, 1984 in Oconto Falls,
                Oconto County, Wisconsin; married Melvina Rose Monigal November 24, 1915 in Pound, Marinette County, Wisconsin;
                born February 17, 1897 in Brazeau, Oconto County, Wisconsin; died November 26, 1971 in Oconto Falls, Oconto County, Wisconsin.
             vi. Esther Lillian Closser, born March 05, 1895 in Town of Brazeau, Oconto Co, WI; died January 16, 1989 in New London,
                Waupaca Co, WI; married (1) Frank Bohman November 15, 1915 in Menominee, Marinette County, Wisconsin;
                born May 14, 1891 in Marion, Wisconsin; died October 08, 1955 in Cloverleaf Lakes, Clintonville, Wis.; married
                (2) Leonard Albert Lorge May 22, 1930 in Waupaca, Waupaca Co, WI; born December 11, 1902 in Bear Creek, Outagamie Co,
                WI; died July 17, 1969 in Embarrass, Waupaca Co, WI.
Endnotes

1.  Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2, Ed. 4, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Social Security Death Index, Surnames from M through Z, Date of Import: Jun 28, 1996, Internal Ref. #1.112.4.60002.83
2.  Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1, Ed. 4, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Social Security Death Index, Surnames from A through L, Date of Import: Jun 29, 1996, Internal Ref. #1.111.4.45575.140
3.  Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1, Ed. 4, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Social Security Death Index, Surnames from A through L, Date of Import: Jun 29, 1996, Internal Ref. #1.111.4.45576.23



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