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Contact descendant: Terry Hornick

5 Generation

We think this is Iva Dorthea Meincke and our best guess is that the next older woman is Anna Meincke Behling, the oldest daughter. We would like confirmation of the identifications of these women.

collection of  Terry Hornick

Edith Meinke and Paul Krueger
Married Nov. 18, 1914
in Oconto, Wisconsin
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Parents of Paul Krueger
Amelia (Pufahl) and John Frederich Krueger

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Meincke Descendancy


                                           First Generation

             1.  Wilhelm "William" Meincke was born in Pommen, Germany 1842.  Wilhelm died 1924 in Oconto County, Wisconsin, at 82  years of age.  He married Iva Dorthea Becker in Germany, 1868.  Iva was  born 1852 near Wolkow, Prussia and died 1937 at 85 years of age. Her parents were John and Caroline Becker. Please see: Henry F. BECKER Family Page

             Wilhelm "William" Meincke and Iva Dorthea Becker had the following children:

                 i. Frank Meincke.  He married Kate Von Boren in Oconto County, WI, 12/29/1892.
                ii. Anna Meincke was born New Foundland M.A. ?.  She married Herman Behling Pensaukee, Wisconsin,  05/04/1887.  Herman was born Pommern, Deutschland.  Herman is the son of August Behling and Wilhelmina "Minnie" Schulz.
               iii. Herman Wilhelm Heinrich Meincke was born Oconto, Wisconsin 1874.  Herman died 1939 at 65 years of age.  He married twice.  He married Eva Lela Couillard Oconto, Wisconsin, 12/31/1892.  Eva was born in Oconto County, WI 11/2/1878.  Eva was the daughter of Jacob Jackson Couillard and Clara Eliza Duffano.  She married William Edward Brooks in Coleman, Wisconsin, 1/9/1898.  Eva died 9/27/1936 in Laona, Wisconsin, at 57 years of age.  He married Vera Colbourn Pensaukee, Wisconsin, 02/06/1901.  Vera is the daughter of Marshall Colburn and Ida (?) Colburn.
               iv. Charles Meincke was born 08/02/1875.  Charles died 09/13/1955 in Oconto, WI., at 80 years of age.  He married Martha Pump in July, 1898.
                v. Carl Gustave Martin Meincke was born 02 Aug. 1875.
               vi. Arthur Carl Christian Johann Meinke was born Pensaukee, Wisconsin 2/3/1878.  Arthur died Oct. 1966 Oconto, Wisconsin, at 88 years of age.  He married Jessie Lenora Couillard Oconto, Wisconsin, July 21, 1904.  Jessie was born Oconto, Wisconsin January 14, 1884.  Jessie was the daughter of Samuel James Couillard and  Mathilda Matravers.  Jessie died 6/6/1965 Oconto, Wisconsin, at 81 years of age.
              vii. Edward Meincke was born in Pensaukee, Oconto Cty, Wisconsin, USA 09/20/1882.  Edward died 06/26/1958 in Oconto, WI., at 75 years of age. He married an unknown person.
             viii. Harry Meincke.
               ix. Emma Henrietta Adelina Meincke was born in Oconto County, WI 03/23/1885.  Emma died 08/19/1889 in Oconto County, WI, at 4 years of age.
                x. Lydie Meincke was born 01/19/1888.  She married Frank Belleau.
               xi. Hertha (Hattie) Minna Ida Meincke was born in Wisconsin 1890.  Hattie died 1972 at 82 years of age.  She married  Elmer Kirchner 10/2/1914?.  Elmer was born  age.
             xii. Edith Ida Dorothea Meincke was born in Wisconsin May 11, 1893.  Edith  died 1 July 1970 Oconto Falls, WI., at 77 years  of age.  She married Paul Krueger in Oconto, WI., Nov. 18, 1914.  Paul was born in Little Suamico, WI. Feb. 10, 1882. His parents were Amelia (Pufahl) and John Frederich Krueger. His body was interred Jan. 22, 1935 in Oconto, WI..