Researched by Bill Fonferek
Generation No. 1
1. THOMAS1 KOBES was born July 1827 in Bohemia, and died April 15, 1906 in Spruce, WI. He married CAROLINA ? in Bohemia. She was born November 1840 in Bohemia, and died 1911 in Spruce, WI.
Notes for THOMAS KOBES:
Arrived in 1880. They had 8 children, 5 living in 1900 census. Death Info from Wis Vital
Children of THOMAS KOBES and CAROLINA ?
i. GEORGE2 KOBES, b. May 1863; m. UNK, September 04, 1905, Oconto, Wisconsin.
Notes for GEORGE KOBES:
Arrived in 1879. Sent for Mother, father, brothers and sisters who came in 1880.
ii. JAMES KOBES,
b. June 1865, Bohemia.
iii. CAROLINA KOBES, b. August 1873.
iv. JOSEPH KOBES, b. July 1876; d. 1943, Spruce, WI.
v. ANTONE KOBES, b. May 1878.
Generation No. 2
2. JAMES2 KOBES (THOMAS1) was born June 1865 in Bohemia. He married MARY ??? December 05, 1900 in Marinette, WI. She was born 1877 in Bohemia, and died 1935 in Spruce, WI.
Notes for JAMES KOBES:
James Kobes was a photographer. He lived and traveled in British Colombia, Canada. He moved the Wisconsin in the late 1800's where he met and married his wife. A collection of his photographs of BC are located in the archives there in Peace River.
Children of JAMES KOBES and MARY ???
i. EDWARD3 KOBES, b. May 15, 1905; d. 1969, Spruce, WI.
ii. SOPHIA KOBES, b. May 15, 1905, Oconto, Wisconsin; d. May 18, 1905, Oconto, Wisconsin.
iii. BARBARA KOBES, b. February 28, 1909, Town of Spruce, Oconto Co., Wis.1; d. August 24, 1980, Community Memorial Hospital, Oconto Falls, WI1; m. SERVIUS ALBERT FORAL, September 25, 1925; b. July 16, 1899, Town of Spruce, Oconto Co., Wis.2; d. January 18, 1987, Town of Spruce, Oconto Co., Wis.2.
Notes for SERVIUS ALBERT FORAL:
Both Albert and Barbara operated the Foral Resort located at White and Pecor Lakes. They are buried in the Pine Hill Cemetery, Spruce, WI.
1. Broderbund Family Archive
#110, Vol. 1, Ed.
5, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of
Import: Apr 2, 1998,
Internal Ref. #126.96.36.199338.133
2. Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1, Ed. 5, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: Jan 29, 1998, Internal Ref. #188.8.131.52338.125
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