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First Generation

    1. Moses' HARDWICK was born Lexington, Garrard County, Kentucky 1792. Moses died August 1879 Scott Township, Brown Co., WI., at 87 years of age.

    He married twice. He married Angelique CHEVALIER Michigan Territory, circa 1824. According to Hardwick researchers they were married on July 11, 1824, by a justice of the peace. This corresponds with the time frame Judge Doty made an issue of the marriages contracts between whites and Indian women. He demanded that they be married under the current laws which the majority did.

    Angelique died circa 1832. He married Catherine LAROCQUE Green Bay, Michigan Territory, 7 June 1835. Catherine was born in Green Bay, WI. 11 Dec. 1818. Catherine was the daughter of Basil Couillard LAROCQUE and Catherine BRUNET. Catherine died 31 Jan. 1904 Town of Scott, Brown Co., WI., at 85 years of age.

    The first documented arrival of Moses into the Green Bay, is on July 16, 1816 as part of the troops with Col. John Milled from Mackinaw, brought into to rebuild Fort Howard after the war of 1812. He was a young man of age 25. Moses was one of the man that acted as mail carrier traveling from Green Bay to Chicago and Detroit by foot, and returning with the mail. After being discharged from military services Moses served as a guide and pursued farming for a livelihood.

    On the 1850 census Moses is enumerated at Pittsfield, Brown County, as age 53, born Kentucky, occupation farmer; with wife Charolette, age 32. They have living with them Moses Jr.., age 13, Lewis, age 11; Catherine, age 9; Jane age 7; Elizabeth, age 5 and Polly age 2. Charolette and all children born WI. His assets are $350. On the 1852, first Oconto County tax roll, Moses is listed as owner of the Pensaukee mill site, which is later taken over by F. B. Gardner. Moses may have been owner in name only or was he a partner Mr. Gardner?

    Moses is enumerated on the 1860 census, town of Pensaukee, with his wife Charolette with the surname indexed as Hardrick. Moses is age 67, born Kentucky, Catherine is age 41 born Wisconsin. Living with them is Louis, age 22, Polly age 13, George age 8 and David age 7 months, all born Wisconsin.

    According to biography of son-in-law Daniel Bush married to his daughter, Jane, Moses moved to town of Scott in 1865. It appears this move included children Moses Jr., son David, and daughter Catherine married to Moses Rousseau who all appear in census records starting in 1870 in town of Scott. According to the biography Moses and Catherine had two additional children Henry and Emily who both died at the age of 2.

    On the 1870 census Moses is living in the Scott, Brown County, post office Bay Settlement. Moses is now age 78, farmer; Charolette is age 52, their son David, age 10 and they have Polly Bribo age 11 and John Lemine age 5 living with them, plus farm laborer Oliver Duchane.

    By 1880 Catherine age 61, widowed; is living with her son David, age 20 laborer, and Caroline, age 16 and Kate Shane age 12 nieces of Moses Jr., granddaughters of Catherine both born WI. father Canada, mother, Wisconsin. They are the children of daughter Polly Hardwick who had married William Shane and died in 1880.

Obituary  appeared in the The Oconto Lumberman, July 18, 1874.

   William Schane, died on Saturday afternoon, the 11th at his residence in Frenchtown. He married 13 years ago, a Miss Ardwick (Hardwick), and leaves a widow and four children. He was interred on Monday in the Roman Catholic burying ground.

    Luke and John plus the children of Moses with Charolette born before 1849 are listed on 1849 Menominee Indian Nation list of mixed blood Indians, who were paid to give up all their rights because of their mixed blood, thereby declaring themselves white.

    The name is found spelled Hardwick and Hartwick on records.

    Moses HARDWICK and Angelique CHEVALIER had the following children:

        2  i. John HARDWICK was born Brown Co., Michigan Territority circa 1823.

                        Listed with Luke on Indian treaty settlement of 1874.

                        The following has been located on a John Hardwick, with census research which appears to fit, but NEEDS more research for final verification. At best it is a clue on where to start looking.

                        In 1860 a John Hardwick, born WI, age 27 is found in Necedah, Juneau Co., WI. His wife is Mary born England, and they have a son Henry age 1. John's occupation is farm laborer.

                        In 1870, John Hardwick age 37, born WI., married to Mary age 32, born England enumerated for second time in Necedah, Juneau Co. WI Their children are William age 8; Gertrude, age 2 and John 1 mo. John's occupation is farm laborer.

                        John Hardwick, age 50, born WI, parents Kentucky enumerated on the 1880 census in Elizabethtown, Lawrence, Dakota Territory, occupation blacksmith. With Mary, age 39, born England with children William 18, Martha 11, both born WI. and Bertie 2, born Dakota. Not located on 1900 census at this time.
        3 ii. Luke HARDWICK was born circa 1828.

    Moses HARDWICK and Catherine LAROCQUE had the following children:

        4 iii. Moses J. HARDWICK was born 1836.
        5 iv. Louis W. HARDWICK was born Feb. 1839.
        6 v. Catherine "Katie" HARDWICK was born 1841.
        7 vi. Jane HARDWICK was born 1843.
        8 vii. Elizabeth HARDWICK was born in Wisconsin 1845. Elizabeth died circa 1853 in Wisconsin. Based on biographical information on brother-in-law Daniel Bush.
        9 viii. Polly HARDWICK was born 1848.
        10 ix. George HARDWICK was born in Wisconsin 1852. George died 1870 at 18 years of age. Drowed in Green Bay according to biography of his brother-in-law Daniel Bush.
        11 x. David HARDWICK was born in Wisconsin Dec. 1859. On the 1900 census David age 40, single. Born WI., father KY., mother WI. Occupation teamster, boarding in the residence of F. Anal Blondin, in Cedarville, Menominee County, Michigan.

    On the 1910 census David is age 51, born WI., father Kentucky, mother WI.; he had been married once at age 24, occupation laborer. He is a boarder in the home of Joseph Young in Baldwin Township, Delta County, Michigan. David appears to have located in Greenland, Ontonagon, Michigan by 1930, where he is enumerated as age 70, widowed, born Wisconsin, father born Kentucky mother Wisconsin. His occupation none, living by himself.

Second Generation

    3. Luke2 HARDWICK (Moses') was born in Wisconsin circa 1828. Luke died Dec. 1888 Menominee, MI., at 60 years of age.

        He married Lucy BUTLER circa 1844. Lucy was born in Vermont circa 1831.

        Luke age 32, occupation farm hand; Lucy age 29 are enumerated in 1860 at Delta, Delta County Mich., post office Machinac. They have the following children all born WI. Louisa, 13; Alexander 8; Henry, 6; Kilby(?), 4; Mary Jane 2 and Luke age 2 mo.

        Luke, age 46, occupation laborer, born WI. enumerated on 1870 census town of Pensaukee. His wife Lucy is age, 39, born Vermont. Their children living with them are Alexander age 18; Henry, 17; Emily, 13; Mary, 11; William, age 9; John, 7; Alice 3 and Frank age 1.

        On the 1880 census Luke is still working in the saw mill in Pensaukee surname indexed as Hardwic. He is age 50, born WI, father KY and mother WI,; Lucy is age 49, keeping house. The children in the household are William age 19, working in saw mill; John age 18, working at home; Nancy 16; Alice, 14 and Nellie, 8.

        It appears that with the closing of the Pensaukee mills Luke and his sons William & John moved to the Menomine, MI. area in the mid 1880's.

        Luke HARDWICK and Lucy BUTLER had the following children:

        12 i. Louisa3 HARDWICK was born 3 Feb. 1845.
        13 ii. Alexander HARDWICK was born in Michigan 1852. He married Mary Jane POOLAK Pensaukee, Wisconsin, 28 Nov. 1878. Oconto VR. Mary was the daughter of George POOLAK and Sylvia "Silvery' POOLAK.
        14 iii. Henry HARDWICK was born May 1854.
        15 iv. Mary Jane HARDWICK was born 1859.
        16 v. William HARDWICK was born 1861.
        17 vi. John HARDWICK was born 1863.
        18 vii. Alice HARDWICK was born in Wisconsin Dec. 1867. She married Nicholas "Nick" DENNISON Oconto Co., WI., 18 Oct. 1885. Oconto VR., Vol. 4 pg. 14. Surname spelled Hartwick on record. Married in a civil ceremony in Pensaukee. Witnessess Willie Hartwick and Jesie Francart.
Nicholas was born in Wisconsin Aug. 1861. Nicholas was the son of Nick DENNISON and Nettie or Lettie DENNISON.

                    Alice, age 33 enumerated on 1900 census married 14 years to Nick who is age 38, born WI of Dutch parents. They have had no children, but have nephew Edward Francis age 13 living with them. Nick's occupation is fisherman.

                    On the 1910 census found in Nahma Township, Delta Co., Michigan. Nicholas Denison is now age 46, Mice age 40 and they have a foster son Charles age 7 living with them. They have now been married 20+ years, no children. Nick indicates parent born Holland. His occupation fisherman.
        19 viii. Frank HARDWICK was born in Wisconsin 1869. Frank died 30 Apr. 1882 Oconto Co., WI., at 12 years of age. Death index. Buried in Brookside Cemetery, section 6 row 23 along with an Ellen M. who died on Mar. 26, 1877.
        20 ix. Nellie HARDWICK was born in Wisconsin Mar. 1872. She married Felix MENARD OR MINARD 1892. Felix was born in Canada Mar. 1871. French Canadian.

                    Nellie, age 28 is enumerated on 1900 census with husband Felix age 29 and brother Henry age 46, widowed; in Ward 5, Menominee, Michigan. Nellie and Felix, had been married for 8 years, they had no children, and his occupation not readable.

    4. Moses J.2 HARDWICK (Moses') was born in Wisconsin 1836. Moses died Scott Township, Brown Co., WI..

        He married twice. He married Julia (?) HARDWICK circa 1853. Julia was born in Canada 1836. Julia died Prior to 1870 in Wisconsin, at 34 years of age. He married Josephine (?) HARDWICK.

        On Aug. 2, 1852, Moses Hardwick Jr., was granted a deed for Lot 4, of Sec. 32, Township 28, Range 22 consisting of 38 acres under the entended Homestead Act, of 1820 subject for sale at the Green Bay land office. This land would have been located between Pensaukee and Oconto.

        Moses is enumerated on 1860 census, town of Pensaukee no occupation indicated. He is the next dwelling from his father. Moses is age 24, born WI., his wife Julia is age 23, born E. Canada. Their children are George age 4, Furman or Truman, age 2 and Emily age 8 months.

        Moses Jr. is living in Scott, Brown Co., post office Bay Settlement on the 1870 census. He is now age 34, occupation farmer. His wife is now Josephine age 23 and they have living with them two of his children with wife Julia, they are George age 13 and Emily age 9.

        Moses J. HARDWICK and Julia (?) HARDWICK had the following children:

        21 i. George3 HARDWICK was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin 1856.

                    George Hardwick, age 31, born Jan. 1849, WI. white; father Kentucky, mother Canada is enumerated on the 1880 census in Bark River, Delta Co., Michigan. He is married to Sophia age 22, born WI They have 2 children Moses age 4, and Katie age 2 both born Michigan. His occupation is laborer. He is found on later census records, but additional research is need to verify connection.
        22 ii. Furnam or Truman HARDWICK was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin 1858. Furnam died prior to 1870 in Wisconsin, at 12 years of age.
        23 iii. Emily HARDWICK was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin 1859.

    5. Louis W.2 HARDWICK (Moses') was born in Wisconsin Feb. 1839. Given name spelled Lewis on some records. Louis died 2 Dec. 1914 in Milwaukee, WI., at 75 years of age. First notice appeared in
Marinette Eagle Star
Dec. 3, 1914,


    Louis Hardwick, an 82 year old soldier at the Soldier's Home in Milwaukee, died yesterday. Information to the affect was telegraphed to a daughter, Miss Lottie Hardwick of Hosmer street. The body of the deceased veteran will be brought to this city for burial as soon as arrangements can be made."

    A follow up article appeared on Dec. 5, in the Marinette Eagle Star states the services were held at Our Lady of Lourdes church with burial next to his wife in Riverside cemetery.

    Those from out of town who attended the rites were Mrs. Mose Delisle, Pound; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wilson, Gillette; Mrs. E. V. Kimball, Algoma; Mrs. Lizzie Major and Mrs. Frank Pankratz, Sampson; Charles Harteau, Oconto Falls; Mitchell Greenwood, Stephenson; A. R. Harteau, Escanaba.

    On the bureau permit for the cemetery his name is spelled Lewis.

    He married Adaline (?) HARDWICK circa 1865. Adaline was born in Wisconsin Oct. 1848. Adaline died 15 July 1908 Sampson, T. of Morgan, WI., at 59 years of age. Obit appeared in the
Marinette Eagle Star
July 16, 1908.


    Former Resident of Menominee for Thirty-five Years Died at Sampson on Wednesday.

    Mrs. Louis Hardwick, a former resident of Menominee, succumbed Wednesday morning at the family home in Sampson, Wis., following and illness of seven moths' duration with heart disease. Decedent is survived by four children: Mrs. John Major, Sampson; Miss Lottie Hardwick, Sampson; Herbert Hardwick, Black Falls, Minn.; and Mrs. E. V. Kimball, Kewaunee, Wis. Mrs. Hardwick resided in Menominee for thirty-five years, the family removing to Sampson three years ago. She was a member of the Lady Macabees and the Women's Relief Corps of Menominee."

    The remains were shipped to J. R. McLain, undertaker. from which they were taken to the home of Mrs. John Person, on Holmes avenue, Menominee. A Mass was held at St. Anne's church and interment was in Riverside Cemetery.

    Lewis is enumerated on 1870 census in town of Pensaukee. Lewis is age 32, occupation laborer; wife Adaline is age 22 and they have two children Mary age 3 and Joseph age 1. All born WI.

    On the 1900 census Lewis Hardwig, born Feb. 1839, in WI., father born KY. and mother WI., living in Ward 1, Menominee, MI. Adaline was born Oct. 1848, they had been married 25 years. The household consisted of Lottie, daughter, born Nov. 1873; Garvin?, son born Jan. 1881 and granddaughter Susan M, born Aug. 1889, Iowa.

    On the 1910 census Louis, age 73, widowed is living in Ward 1, with daughter Charolette, age 35, born Wisconsin. single. Neither has an occupation listed.

    Louis W. HARDWICK and Adaline (?) HARDWICK had the following children:

        24 i. Mary3 HARDWICK was born in Wisconsin 1867. Mary died 13 Nov. 1878 at 11 years of age. Buried in family plot Marinette, WI.
        25 ii. Joseph HARDWICK was born in Wisconsin 1869.
        26 iii. Lottie HARDWICK was born in Wisconsin Nov. 1875.
        27 iv. Herbert HARDWICK.
        28 v. Gavin HARDWICK was born in Michigan Jan. 1881.
        29 vi. Georgia? HARDWICK was born in Wisconsin 1883. She married Eugene V. KIMBALL 1902. Eugene was born in Maine 1868.

                Enumerated on 1910 census in 2nd ward Kewaunee, WI. Eugene is age 41 married for 8 years to Georgia and they have had 3 children. Lewis? age 7; Eugene N. R.. age 6 and R. Francis age 3. Eugene's occupation keeper N.S.L.N.E.

    6. Catherine "Katie"2 HARDWICK (Moses') was born in Wisconsin 1841.

    She married Moise L. "Moses" ROUSSEAU.

    Catherine with husband Moses Rosseau are indexed as Bossean on the ancestry corn, index 1860 census. They are in a dwelling located between her parents and brother Moses, married to Julia in town of Pensaukee. Catherine is age 21 and Moses is age 28, born Michigan.

    By the time of the 1870 census they are enumerated in the town of Scott, Brown Co., WI. indexed as Ronssean, Moses is age 40, occupation farmer; Catherine age 30 and they have Albert, age 8. They also have living with them Deternile, age 14, and Mary Shinkey age 11 both born Wisconsin.

    The 1880 census shows them at the same location, surname spelled Rouseau. Moses, now 50, Catherine 40 with son Albert, 18 and adopted son Joseph age 22. They also have nieces Mary Shane, age 13 and Clara Sanazo? age 5 both born WI.

    In 1900 enumerated as widow age 60 boarding with her son, Albert.

    Catherine "Katie" HARDWICK and Moise L. "Moses" ROUSSEAU had the following child:

        30 i. Albert' ROUSSEAU was born May 1867.

    7. Janet HARDWICK (Moses') was born in Wisconsin 1843. In the biography of her husband she is referred to as Genevieve B. Hardwick, but listed as Jane on 1860 & 1870 census and Jannie on 1880.

    She married Daniel L. BUSH in Green Bay, WI., 1858. Daniel was born Sullivan County, N.Y. 1834. Daniel was the son of Benjamin BUSH and Ellen LETTS.

    The following, except census data, is based on Luke's biography in the Commemorative Biographies of Northeastern Wisconsin which also contains considerable information on his family as well as his wife's. Daniel was born and raised in Sullivan Township, N.Y.

    He migrated to the state of Wisconsin in his early 20's having decided it offered more opportunity for a young man. He first worked for Judge Arndt in Green Bay for one lumbering season, before moving to Pensaukee in 1855 to work for F. B. Gardner.

    Daniel enumerated on 1860 census at Pensaukee, age 27, born New York state, occupation hotel keeper. His wife Jane is age 18, and they have son Wilbur age 1, born WI. like his mother.

    In 1864 he enlisted in Co. D, Forty Fourth WI. Volunteer Infantry. He reached the rank of captain the same year while serving as part of the Western Army. He was stationed at Nashville and Podusch where he was discharged on Aug. 28, 1865.

    Upon returning to the the area he resumed working in the lumbering industry as a cruiser for 35 years working on his own accounts. During the same period he pursued his interest in farming. His first purchase of land was 144 acres in the area of Oak Orchard, Town of Pensaukee. The 1870 census enumerates Daniel at age 36, Jane 27 and they have two additional children Hattie age 7 and Sherman age 2. Daniel's occupation is now farmer.

    By 1880 Daniel is again enumerated as farmer, age 45, Jannie is age 37. The family now consists of Hattie age 16; Sherman, 12; Frank, 8; Edgar, 5; Ola, 4 and Eugene C., age I. His son Wilber W., is age 21, farm laborer and appears to be married to Laura Windross and they are residing with her parents.

    By the time of his biography, he had over 300 acres the greatest part being under cultivation, which he states was mainly supervised by his wife. In 1887 he had improved the residence, and by the 1890's had 3 barns and a carriage house. They had 7 children which reached adulthood as indicated in recorded data.

    Not found on 1900 census.

    Jane HARDWICK and Daniel L. BUSH had the following children:

        31 i. Wilber W.3 BUSH was born 1859.
        32 ii. Hattie BUSH was born July 1866.
        33 iii. Sherman BUSH was born Aug. 1867.
        34 iv. Frank BUSH was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin Dec. 1872. Frank, age 27, is enumerated on the 1900 census in Bemidji, Beltram, MN. He is single, working for as a common laborer. He was born WI, indicates father PA., mother WI. He is obviously in a lumbercamp with the head of the residence being J. Robbins, forman relationship employer. His father in this biography indicates he is a lumberman.
        35 v. Edgar G. BUSH was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin 1875.
        36 vi. Ola BUSH was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin Jan. 1876. She married Kenneth J. MCIVER in Abrams, WI, Mar. 1894.
Oconto County Reporter
March 16, 1894.
Abrams--Miss Ola Bush of Abrams and Mr. Kenneth McIver of Stiles were united in the holy bond of matrimony.

            Kenneth was born in Wisconsin Mar. 1875. Parents Candian, English.

            Ola, age 24, born WI., father N.Y., mother WI. and husband Kenneth J., age 25, born WI. of Canadian parents; are enumerated on the 1900 census in District 51, Cass Co., Minnesota. They have been married for 7 years and have 4 children all living. They are Claude born Jan. 1876, WI.; Austin, Aug. 1896, WI.; Earl, born Aug, 1897, MN. and unnamed son age 3 mo. born MN. Kenneth's occupation is bookkeeper.
        37 vii. Eugene C. BUSH was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin 1879.

    9. Polly HARDWICK (Moses1) was born in Wisconsin 1848. Polly died 1880 in Oconto, WI., at 32 years of age. Daniel Bush biography.

    She married William SHANE.

    William was born in Canada 1837.

Obituary  appeared in the The Oconto Lumberman, July 18, 1874.

   William Schane, died on Saturday afternoon, the 11th at his residence in Frenchtown. He married 13 years ago, a Miss Ardwick (Hardwick), and leaves a widow and four children. He was interred on Monday in the Roman Catholic burying ground.

    In 1860 Wm. Shane, age 23, single, born Canada, is enumerated in the boarding house of Nathaniel Martin in community of Pensaukee. Nathaniel is enumerated as boarding housekeeper, with 48 people residing in it. Since he has no real assets, this is obviously one of Gardner's. William is working as a laborer in the mill.

    Enumerated as Wm. Shien on 1870 census, age 33 born Canada laborer. Polly is age 21, and the children in the household are Frank, age 9; Caroline age 6; Mary, age 4, and Katie, age 2. There is also one domestic servant, Flora Coaliver, age 17, born Canada.

    Polly HARDWICK and William SHANE had the following children:

        38 i. Frank3 SHANE was born in Wisconsin 1861.
            1880 locates Frank Shane, age 19, working as a lumberman and living in a boarding house in Marinette, Wisconsin.
        39 ii. Caroline SHANE was born Oconto Co., WI. 1864.
            Caroline and Kate in 1880 were living with their grandmother and uncle David Hardwick.
        40 iii. Mary SHANE was born Oconto Co., WI. 1866.
            Mary Shane age 14, was living ner her sisters in town of Scott, Brown County, Wisconsin at the home of her maternal aunt Catherine Hardwick Rouseau and her husband Jessert Rouseau, their son Albert Rouseau age 18, adopted son Joseph Rouseau age 22 and a female cousin Clara Saraza age 5 years.
        41 iv. Kate SHANE was born Oconto Co., WI. 1868.

Third Generation

        12. Louisa3 HARDWICK (Luken, Moses1) was born in Wisconsin 3 Feb. 1845. Louisa died 26 Jan. 1908 in Wisconsin, at 62 years of age. Oconto VIL, Vol. 5, pg. 312. Both buried Brookside cemetery, dates from gs.

            She married George ROSS in Wisconsin, circa 1864. George was born in England 17 May 1832. George died 17 March 1908 in Oak Orchard, Wisconsin, at 75 years of age.
Oconto County Reporter
March 19, 1908

George Ross Is Dead
Pioneer of Oak Orchard Passed Away Saturday Morning

    Oak Orchard, March 17, George Ross passed away at his home in Oak Orchard Saturday morning at 5:30 of heart trouble.

    He leaves to mourn his death ten children, Mrs. Fred Schultz of Bagola, Mich., Mrs. Jackson of Escanaba, Mich., Mrs. Deware of Ford River, Mich., Mame, Etta and Eva who live at home, George of Ironwood, Mich., William who lives north of Menominee, Albert of this place and Frank who lives at home, all of whom were in attendance at the funeral which was held from the Presbyterian Church Tuesday afternoon, his Pastor, Geo. V.R. Shepard, officiating, assisted by Rev. McLandress of Oconto, with internment at Brookside.

    George is enumerated on the 1870 census in Town of Pensauke, occupation fanner. George is age 33, born England of English parents. Louise is age 25, born in Wiscsonin as was her father, mother born Vermont. Their children are Louisa age 5; George, age 4; Henry age 2 and William 5 mo.

    On the 1880 census, farming town of Pensaukee and George is age 44; Louise is age 32, their children are Lucey age, 15; George 14; Henry, 12; William 11; Annie 8; Albert, 6, Mary 3 and Maragaret 8 mo.

    On the 1900 census, still in town of Pensaukee, George age unreadable, and Louise is age 47, they have been married for 33 years had 14 children 11 still living. Living with them are Frank, age 14, Ette age 12 and Eva age 11 and grandson William Sewar (Swaer?), born Feb. 1900 3 months old.

    Louisa HARDWICK and George ROSS had the following children:

        42 i. Louisa "Lucy" ROSS was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin May 1866. Enumerated as Lucy on 1880 census. She married Frederick SCHULS in Oconto County, Wisconsin, 7 Jan. 1881. Oconto VR., Vol. 3, pg. 226. Married town of Pensaukee. Frederick was a farmer in town of Pensaukee. Witnesses George Ross and Daia Francises. Married by B. E. Minnick.

            Frederick was born in Wisconsin Dec. 1858. Frederick was the son of John SHULS and Earnessted SHULS.

            Fred, age 41, married for 20 years to Lucy, age 34 is enumerated on the 1900 census in town of Pensaukee, occupation farmer. They have had 4 children all living. Living with them are Fred. born Jan. 1885; George, Nov. 1887 and Irving born Aug. 1895.
        43 ii. George ROSS was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin 1866.
        44 iii. Henry ROSS was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin 1868.
        45 iv. William ROSS was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin 1869.
        46 v. Anne ROSS was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin 1872. She married Henry John GURKE in Oconto, WI, 9 Jan. 1888. Oconto VR., Vol. 4, pg. 48. Married by Pastor F. Deimes, Oconto. Witnesses Richard Ellmann and Lena Deimes. Henry was a fisherman. Henry was the son of John Fred GURKE and Josephine GURKE.
        47 vi. Albert ROSS was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin 1874. Albert died 1946 Oconto Co., WI., at 72 years of age. Cause of death cancer. He married Elizabeth "Liz" Mealy ROSS.

            Elizabeth "Liz" "Lizzie" Mealy.  Daughter of John Mealy and Emma "Emily" Plucker.  She died Sept. 8, 1946, Little Suamico at 63 years of age. .

            Liz was excellent at crocheting. I have a table cloth she crocheted for my grandmother Zora Couillard Laduron, which I still use on my dinning room table, not during meals.

            Albert is on 1910 census town of Pensaukee, age 35, wife Elizabeth age 26 both had been married once for 10 years they had one daughter Emily M. age 10. Albert's occupation was fisherman, net fishing.

            The 1920 census shows Albert still in town of Pensaukee, the only child in the house is now Wilber McGraw, nephew, 4 yrs. 7 mo. old.
Albert on 1930 census was still fishing, age 56, married at age 26 Elizabeth is age 46 married at age 18. They have living with them Wilber McGraw, now enumerated as son, age 14. If Wither was a son or a nephew is not proven at this time, but he lived with Liz Ross until she died and inherited her property.
        48 vii. Mary ROSS was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin 1877.
        49 viii. Margaret ROSS was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin 1879.
        50 ix. Frank ROSS was born in Wisconsin Jan. 1886. Frank died 1964 at 78 years of age. Buried Brookside Cemetery, in Sec. 2., Row 7 in same plot with wife Edith and brother Albert and his wife Elizabeth. He married Edith I. (?) ROSS.

            Edith was born 1883. Edith died 1944 at 61 years of age. Buried Brookside Cemetery with husband Frank.

            Frank enumerated on 1910 census in town of Pensaukee, age 29 head of household consisting of his sisters Mayme M.J. age 29; Etta M., age 19 and Elva age 19, married to William Swaer age 22 married 1 year with infant daughter Beatrice S. William was born in Wisconsin of Wisconsin parents. William's occupation was fisherman, while Frank Ross's was farmer, home farm.

            In 1930 census, still in Pensaukee, Frank is age, 44 married at age 25, wife Edith is 56, married at age 26. They have living with them a niece June Hoffinan age 13 and his sister Mamye age 55. His occupation is farmer. He has his brother Albert on one side of him and his brother-in-law William in the next dwelling.
        51 x. Ettie ROSS was born Wiscosnin Apr. 1888.
        52 xi. Elva "Eva" ROSS was born Oconto Co., WI. 1 June 1889. Elva died 28 Oct. 1933 Oconto Co., WI., at 44 years of age. Oconto VR. Vol. 11, pg. 794. Informant William Swaer, Little Suamico. She is listed as from Pensaukee, housewife.. She married William Stanley SWAER.

            William was born Oconto Co., WI. 11 Dec. 1887. Oconto VR, Vol. 3, pg. 21. Surname changed from Swear to Swaer on 6/28/1943 per material submitted by daughter. William was the son of Charles F. SWAER and Frances R. ROST.
William died Oct. 1973 Garden, Delta Co., MI, at 85 years of age. SS death index.

            On 1910 census living with his brother-in-law Frank Ross. William Swaer age 22 married 1 year and wife Elva age 19, married with infant daughter Beatrice S. William was born in Wisconsin of Wisconsin parents. William's occupation was fisherman.

            1920 shows them in Pensaukee with the following children; Beatrice L., age 10; Beaulah M., age 7, William G., age 6; and Fern R., age 2 years 4 months.

            Enumerated on 1930 census age 43, born Wisconsin, father born New York, mother born WI., wife Eva age 38, born WI. father born England, mother, Wisconsin; with children Beulah, age 17, Gordon age 16 and Fern age 13. Occupation farming and fishing. They are living in the Town of Pensaukee.

    14. Henry3 HARDWICK (Luke2, Moses') was born in Wisconsin May 1854. Henry died 1907 Oconto Co., WI., at 53 years of age.

            He married Dora POOLAK Pensaukee, Wisconsin, 8 May 1876. Oconto VR., Vol. 2, pg. 139. Married by B. E. Minnick, Witnesses Catherine Hardwick and Emily Lemerond. Dora is the daughter of George POOLAK and Sylvia "Silvery" POOLAK.

            Henry, surname spelled Hardwic, enumerated on 1880 cencus town of Pensaukee, age 25, wife Henldy M, age 19, with son Frank age 1 and mother-in-law Sylvia Pollock, age 56. His occupation is working in mill. Enumerated on 1900 census with sister Nellie. Henry is age 40, widowed, occupation log driver.

     Henry HARDWICK and Dora POOLAK had the following child:

        53 i. Franke H.4 HARDWICK was born 1879. Franke died 30 Apr. 1882 Pensaukee, Wisconsin, at 2 years of age. Oconto VR., Vol. 2, pg 25. Buried Brookside Cemetery.

    15. Mary Jane3 HARDWICK (Luke2, Moses") was born in Wisconsin 1859. Mary died prior to 1900 at 41 years of age.

        She married David FRANCIS Pensaukee, Wisconsin, 22 July 1876. Oconto VR., Vol. 2 pg. 142. Married by justice of the peace B. E. Minnick, in Pensaukee. Witnesses Loesa Ross and Dora Hardwick. David occupation sailor, living in Pensaukee.
Oconto County Reporter
July 29, 1876
FRANCIS--HARDWICK. At Pensaukee, at the residence of the brides father, July 22d, 1876, by B.E. Minnick Esq., Mr. David Francis and Miss Mary Jane Hardwick.

        David was born in Racine, WI 1852. David was the son of David FRANCIS and Mary (?) FRANCIS. David died 7 June 1899 Oconto Co., WI., at 46 years of age. Death index.

        Enumerated on the 1880 census town of Pensaukee. David is age 28, occupation fisherman, born WI. of parents born in Wales. Mary J., is age 21 and they have a son George, age 1. They are living next to her parents.

        A Edward Francis, age 13, nephew is enumerated living with sister Alice on the 1900 census town of Pensaukee census.

   Mary Jane HARDWICK and David FRANCIS had the following children:

        54 George4 FRANCIS was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin 1879. George died 23 Apr. 1882 Oconto Co., WI., at 2 years of age. VR, Vol 2, pg 23. Four years old.
        55 ii. Edward FRANCIS was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin Dec. 1887.

    16. William3 HARDWICK (Luke2, Moses') was born in Wisconsin 1861. William died prior to 1910 at 49 years of age.

        He married Josephine FRANCART Oconto Co., WI., 20 July 1886. Oconto VR., Vol.4, pg 29. Married by F. Diener, witnesses; Nancy Hartwick and Mrs. Bertha Pope. Recorded as Willie Hartwick on record, laborer living in Pensaukee.

        Josephine was born Menominee, MI.. Josephine was the daughter of Ferdianand FRANCART and Ann FRANCART. Josephine died 29 Sept. 1933 in West Allis, Milwaukee, WI. Obit appeared in the
Marinette Eagle Star
Oct. 2, 1933.


    Remains of the late Mrs. Josephine Hardwick of this city, who died at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Lawrence Slam, in West Allis, Wis., Friday evening, arrived in Marinette early Sunday morning, accompanied by immediate relatives.

    Mrs. Hardwick, whose home is at 2112 Carney avenue, and who had been ill for the past several weeks, left here for West Allis August 24th with her daughter, Mrs. Slama where she had been since that time.

    She is survived by the following children; Lucy P. Hardwick, Chicago; Mrs. Fred Baverfeldt, Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. John St. Laurent, Mobile, Ala.; Mrs. Lawrence Slama, West Allis; also eleven grandchildren.

    Remains were taken directly upon arrival here, to the McLain Funeral Home and this afternoon at 4 p.m. will be removed to the home of the deceased, 2112 Carney avenue.

    Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 10:30 in St. Joseph's church. Interment will be in Forest Home cemetery."

        A follow up article on Oct. 3, 1933 describes the funeral and provides a lising of out-of-town people who attended. They are: Mrs. Lucy Hardwick, daughter of North Chicago, Illinois; Mr. and Mrs Fred Bavenfeldt and daughters, Fern and Sybilla, Detroit, Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Slama and four sons, Vernon, Richard, Robert and Raymond, West Allis; Mrs Earl Peterson, a niece of Racine; Mrs. F. J. Hamilton, and Mrs. L Maddox, Milwaukee.

        Enumerated in Ward 5, Marinette, WI. on 1900 census. William is age 38 married 14 years to Josephine who is age 37 they had had 5 children all living. They are Lucy, age 13, Ermine age 11, Sussie age 9; Carence age 7 and Winnifred age 4. Children all born WI.

        On the 1910 census Josephine, age 47, widowed, had 6 children 5 of which are living. She is in 5 ward of Mainette at 347 Hattie St.. Living with her are Emma L, 23, Susie, 19, Winnifred, 14 and Lucy 23. Josephine's occupation is dress maker, with Emma and Susie listed as helpers at glove factory and Lucy a public school teacher.

  William HARDWICK and Josephine FRANCART had the following children:

        56 i. Lucy P.4 HARDWICK was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin Sept. 1886.

            Lucy age 43, single is enumerated as a graduate nurse living in Shields township, Lake county, Illinois on 1930 censu.s She is living in a dwelling containing all women with Nan M. Sullivan as Supertendent. It appears each person pays $12.50 a month in rent and there are a total of 39 women consisting of nurses, teachers and boarders.
        57 ii Emmaline HARDWICK was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin June 1888.

            Enumerated as Ermine and Emma on census records. Some researchers indicate she married Fred Baverfeldt. Mother's obit shows a Mrs. Fred Bavenfeldt with daughters Fern and Sybilla, attended from Detroit, MI
        58 iii. Susie HARDWICK was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin Aug. 1890.
        59 iv. Clarence HARDWICK was born in Wisconsin Sept 1892.
        60 v. Winifred L. HARDWICK was born in Wisconsin Mar. 1896. She married Lawrence SLAMA circa 1920.

            They are enumerated on 1930 census in West Allis, WI. They have been married for 10 years and have children listed in Winifred's mother obit.

    17. John3 HARDWICK (Luken, Moses') was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin 1863. Date from 1870 U.S. census. John died 20 Feb. 1912 in Indiana, at 48 years of age.

        He married Anna LONGRIE Pensaukee, Wisconsin, 3 June 1883. Oconto VR., Vol. 3 pg. 263. Married in Town of Pensaukee in a civil ceremony. Witnesses Charles and Amelia Polock. John's surname spelled Hartwick on marriage record.

        Anna was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin May 1866. Anna was the daughter of Maxmillian Joseph LONGRIE and Marie Antionette Virginia DELAIN. She married Adolphus PAGE in Oconto, WI., 2 June 1900. Oconto VR., Marriage recorded with her name as Annie Delaine daughter of Joseph and Virginia Deliane. Adolphus occupation is listed as lumber inspector, residence Oconto.
Anna died 16 May 1945 Menominee, MI., at 79 years of age. Menominee VR, Book C, page 92. Anna's obit appeared in
Marinette Eagle Star
May 17, 1945.

"Civil War Vet's Widow Stricken Mrs. Page Dies at Menominee

    Mrs. Annie Page, 73, of 1507 Stephenson avenue, the last widow of a Civil War veteran in Menominee died Wednesday evening at 10:30 at her home of complications. She suffered a stroke a week ago.

    Born in Pensaukee on May 10, 1872, she came to Menominee 61 years ago. Her husband, Adolph, died 13 years ago. Surviving her are a daughter, Mrs. Loretta O'Neil of Menominee, a son, George, of Fort Collins, Colo., and a brother Louis Longire of Green Bay. She also reared Clayton Nelson, Virginia Jurgens and Melvin Bertrand, all of Menominee, who survive with six grandchildren and 23 grandchildren.

    Funeral services will he held Saturday morning at 9:30 at the Lemieux Funeral home and at 10 o'clock at St. Ann's church. The Rev. Francis Geyett will officiate and burial will be in Riverside cemetery. The remains will lie in state from Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock until the funeral hour. The rosary will be recited Friday evening at 8 o'clock."

        Anna was divorced from John HARDWICK circa 1890's.

        Ann first came to the Menominee area with her first husband John Hardwick in the late 1880's. She is enumerated on 1900 census 1507 Stephenson, Menominee, Mich. Anna is age 32, married one year to Adolphia, age 46, born New York, occupation dollyman(?). She has had 5 children all living. They are George, age 16, day laborer, Emilly age 14, Lauretta, age 12; Daniel, age 10 and Anna, age 7. Daughter Anna born Michigan, Anna, mother, and other children born Wisconsin. The are all enumerated as Page.

        Anna is enumerated on the 1910 census living at 1507 Stephenson Ave., Menominee, Mich. with her second husband A. J. Page both married twice and they have been married for 10 years. Adolph is age 68?, born N.Y., Annie is age 42, born WI. of Belgium parents and has had 5 children all living. Living with them 14
are Daniel age 20, born Michigan; Laura age 22, born Wisconsin and Mary age 18 or 19. born Michigan. They are enumerated as Page, but obviously Annie's children form marriage to Hardwick.

        Anna, age 53 and Adolphus age 67, are still living at 1507 Stephenson Ave. Menominee on the 1920 census. Living with them now is daughter Lauretta, age 32, single. Also, living with them the following grandchildren; Clayton Nelson, age 16 and sister Violette age 14 and Wilfred Bertrand age 3 all born Michigan.
Not found on 1930 census. Listed in the city directory for Menominee, MI., in 1932. Missing in the 1933-34, but Anne found as a widow of Alphonse in 1935 directory.

        John was divorced from Anna LONGRIE circa 1890's.

        John HARDWICK and Anna LONGRIE had the following children:

        61 i. George J.4 HARDWICK was born in Wisconsin Mar. 1884. He married Emma N. (?) HARDWICK.

            George is enumerated on 1910 census in Larimer, Colorado age 26, born WI. with his wife Emma age 26, born N.J. married for 3 years with son George age 2 mo. George's occupation fisherman.

            George was in service when brother Luke died in 1918 and sister Emily in 1913. His SS card issued in Colorado which is where he is listed in mother's 1945 obit as George Page of Collins, CO. Living in Wyoming when his niece died and attended the funeral with his wife.
In 1930 enumerated at Larimer, Colorado age 46, married when he was 21. Emma is age 44, married when she was 20. They are renting, street address not readable, and no occupation listed and no children.
        62 ii. Emily HARDWICK was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin 26 Jan. 1886. Emily died 29 July 1913 Menominee, MI, at 27 years of age. Menominee VR, Book 14, Page 188 1977. Buried in Riverside Cemetery, Menominee, MI. Cause of death tuberculoise, ill for one years. Died at home of her mother. She married Charles NELSON Menominee, MI., circa 1903.

            Charles was born Sweden 16 Oct. 1883. Charles died 12 Jan. 1907 Menominee, MI., at 23 years of age. Menominee VR, Book A-2, page 221 1907, Charles residence was listed as 1809 Dunlap Ave., Menominee, MI.

            Immigrated with parents, at age 6 months. Mother died shortly after they arrived and he was placed in an orphanage. From which he was adopted by Mrs. Davis, a school teacher. At age 18 he came to Menominee, to live with one of his sisters, Mrs Peter Peterson.
Prior to becoming disabled he had been employed as a box maker. For six years prior to becoming disabled with turberculous he had worked for Crawford Mfg. Co. and was a member of Modern Brotherhood of America.
        63 iii. Mary HARDWICK was born in Menominee, Michigan 22 Oct. 1886. Based on census, 1910, Mary enumerated as May was born 1892. Mary died 7 April 1916 Menominee, MI., at 29 years of age. Buried Riverside Cemetery, Menominee, MI Date of death from cemetery records. Listed as May Bertrand in sister Emily's obit. She married (?) BERTRAND circa 1915.
        64 iv. Loretta.V "Laura" HARDWICK was born Oconto Co., WI. 23 Sept. 1887. Loretta died 28 Oct. 1952 Menominee, MI., at 65 years of age. Menominee VR, Book 2B, page 215. Both buried at Riverside Cemetery, Menominee, MI She married Robert ONEIL.

            Robert was born 22 Oct. 1886. Robert died 27 Mar. 1942 in Neenah, Wisconsin, at 55
years of age. Originally buried in Neenah moved to Riverside Cemetery, Page lot in June 1947.

            Loretta and Robert F. both age 42, both born Wisconsin married when they were 35 enumerated in Neenah, WI. on the 1930 census. Living at 415 Sixth St., Robert & Loretta's occupations are salesman and lady, selling what appears to be theater scenery etc.
        65 v. Luke Daniel HARDWICK was born Menominee, MI 26 Nov. 1889. Luke died 2 Dec. 1918 in Racine, WI, at 29 years of age. Died at St. Mary's Hospital. Cause influenza followed by pneumonia. Duration two weeks. Obit appeared in the
Marinette Eagle Star
Dec. 6, 1918.


    The funeral of Daniel Harwick, son of Mrs. A. E. Page of Menominee who died at Racine, Wednesday, will be held from the Square People's Undertaking parlors, tomorrow afternoon at 130 and at 2 o'clock from Saint Ann's church, Rev. Fr. La Forest officiating. Owing to the serious illness of his sister, Miss Loretta, the body could not be removed to the home. Jos. Longrie of Lena has arrived here to attend the funeral. He is a brother of Mrs. Page."

            He married Marie BEARIBEAU.
Marie was born 22 Oct. 1886. Marie died 10 Nov. 1978 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, at 92 years of age. Buried next to her husband in Page lot, at Riverside Cemetery. Burial permit reads Mary Marie Hardwick.
        66 vi. Anna HARDWICK was born in Michigan Dec. 1892.

    30. Alberta ROUSSEAU (Catherine "Katie"2 HARDWICK, Moses') was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin May 1867.

        He married Mary (?) ROUSSEAU 1899. Mary was born in Wisconsin Nov. 1878. Parents born Wisconsin.

        Albert enumerated in 1900 with wife Mary, Married for 1 year with 6 mo. old twins, as recorded. Also in the household is Mrs. Rousseau, age 60, widowed, boarder. Obviously his mother.

        The 1910 census shows the family still in Scott Township, enumerated April 29, 1910 with the following additional children. Twin sons Julian and Howard age 7; Walter age 2 and Ruth 8 mo. plus his mother Kate age 70 widowed.

        The 1920 census shows his mother gone from the household. Albert is now 57, Mary 43 and they have the following additional children, John 8, Cecile, 5 and Joseph 2. Albert owns and running a general farm. In 1930 the family consisted of Albert, age 67, Mary age 53, Cora age 30, Julian, labor on farm and Howard, salesman, medicine both age 27; John, 18; Cecil, 16, Joseph 12, farm laborer and adopted daughter Mary age 2.

    Albert ROUSSEAU and Mary (?) ROUSSEAU had the following children:
        67 Oscar4 ROUSSEAU was born Scott Township, Brown Co., WI. Nov. 1899.
        68 ii. Cora ROUSSEAU was born Scott Township, Brown Co., WI. Nov. 1899.
        69 iii. Julian ROUSSEAU was born Scott Township, Brown Co., WI 1903.
        70 iv. Howard ROUSSEAU was born Scott Township, Brown Co., WI. 1903.
        71 v. Walter ROUSSEAU was born Scott Township, Brown Co., WI. 1908.
        72 vi. Ruth ROUSSEAU was born Scott Township, Brown Co., WI. 1909.
        73 vii. John ROUSSEAU was born Scott Township, Brown Co., WI. 1912.
        74 viii. Cecile ROUSSEAU was born Scott Township, Brown Co., WI. 1915.
        75 ix. Joseph ROUSSEAU was born Scott Township, Brown Co., WI. 1918.
        76 x. Mary ROUSSEAU was born in Wisconsin 1928. Adopted.

    31. Wilber W.3 BUSH (Jane2 HARDWICK, Moses') was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin 1859.

            He married May BARKER DePere, Wisconsin, Sept. 1882.
Oconto County Reporter
September 23, 1882
    We learn from the Green Bay Advocate that, Mr. Wilber Bush of Brookside and Miss May Barker, of West Pensaukee, were married at the Methodist church in West Depere, Sunday, the Rev. H. Stone Richardson performing the ceremony.

    Wilber W. BUSH and May BARKER had the following child:

        77 i. Daughter's BUSH was born in Oconto County, Wisconsin Apr. 1884.
Oconto County Reporter
April 12, 1884

      Mr. and Mrs. Wilber Bush were made happy Saturday evening by the arrival of a baby girl. We congratulate them in their happiness.

            This could possibly be Genevieve recorded in pre 1907 birth index as born 5 Apr. 1884.

    32. Hattie3 BUSH (Jane2 HARDWICK, Moses') was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin July 1866.

        She married Frank SARGENT Oconto Co., WI., 18 June 1887. Marriage index.

        Frank was born in Canada Jan. 1854. Parents were born Ireland. Lived in Abrams, mid 1890's.

        Hattie age 33, married for 14 years to Frank Sargent, age 46 is enumerted in the city of Marinette on the 1900 census. Frank's occupation is lumberman. They had 3 children all living; Morton, age 11; Florence, age 10; Fenton age 5 plus a boarder living in the household.

    Hattie BUSH and Frank SARGENT had the following children:

        78 i. Morton SARGENT was born in Wisconsin Oct. 1888.
        79 ii. Florence SARGENT was born in Wisconsin Dec. 1889.
        80 iii. Fenton SARGENT was born in Wisconsin Jan. 1895.

    33. Sherman3 BUSH (Jane2 HARDWICK, Moses') was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin Aug. 1867.

        He married Loretta GODDARD prior to 1890. Loretta was born in Brookside, Wisconsin 1866. Loretta was the daughter of John H. GODDARD (Sr.) and Ann Libby (?) GODDARD. She married Frank WOOD in Brookside, Wisconsin, 8 May 1883.
Oconto County Reporter
May 12, 1883
WOOD-GODDARD. At the residence of bride's parents, at Brookside, Tuesday, May 8th 1883, Mr. Frank Wood, and Miss Lauretta Goddard, both of Brookside, Wis.

        Enumerated on 1900 census town of Pensaukee, occupation farmer married to Loretta born Oct. 1865 and they have a son Edward C. born Jan. 1894. Also living with them is his mother-in-law Anna Goddard, age 76 widowed.

        Not found on 1910 census.

        Sherman BUSH and Loretta GODDARD had the following children:

            81 i. Ethelin Mayo BUSH was born Oconto Co., WI. June 1891. Ethelin died 1 Oct. 1891 Oconto Co., WI., at less than one year of age.
Oconto County Reporter
Oct. 2, 1891.
At Rest
Died, at Brookside, Oct. 1st, 1891, Ethelin May, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Bush, aged 4 months.
            82 ii. Edward C. BUSH was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin Jan 1894.