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OCONTO COUNTY
Wisconsin
FAMILIES and BIOGRAPHIES

 .VOLK.

of Oconto Falls

Researched and contributed by descendant: Gayle Volk
Please scroll down for the Volk family tree lineage outline.

Volk Family Album

a work in progress


Pioneers
John and Almira Volk
in
Oconto Falls
Wisconsin

Please click on each photo for a full size view


John Volk


Almira Volk

James K Volk and Clara A Temple Cool Volk Children:
Clarence, James R., Clara Ethel, Asa, Charlie, Myra

James Clara Volk Family
Back row: Rose, Cora, James R
Left to right: Ethyl, Clara, Clarence, James K, Myra, Carlie. Asia

Asa Volk

Mr. and Mrs. Asa M. Volk

Kingsley Volk

Ethel Volk

Mother's Day 1937
James R and Marietta Volk

Marietta and James R. Volk

From Dick Volk
Top Hazel Volk, Oliver, Olive
Lyle, Russell (Kingston 6mo), Emily Volk (3 mo), Norman
April 22, 1904  From Mountain

Hazel Volk


Emily Volk

Garth William Volk, High School Graduation 1924

1 room Hickory Corners School sometime between 1910-1920
 (from Garth Volk)

Emily Volk (left-most row, second desk)
8th grade, Hickory Corners School 1917

Norman Volk, Gaylord Volk, Emil Truog, Garth Volk

Back row Gaylord Volk, Norman Volk, Garth Volk
Next toward front: Marge Volk (Gaylord’s wife), James R. Volk, Marietta Volk, Alice Volk (Garth’s wife)
Next toward front: Lois Volk (Norman’s wife), Hazel (Volk), Emily (Volk)
Dick Volk (Norman’s son), Gene Volk (Norman’s son), Van Volk (Garth’s son)

Fairborn Flowers (glasses)
Garth Volk (middle)
1924 Debate team, Oconto Falls High School

Glasses: Fairborn Flowers
Far right: Garth Volk
Lower right Margaret Peters
Oconto Falls High School
Debate Team early 1920s

Oconto Falls High School
Garth Volk, captain, 1924

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Church gathering
August 3, 1891

Left to right
John Volk
Lorn Raynolds - Chas O'Neil - C. J. Johnston - Our John - Ben Flately - J. W. Reynolds - Jas O'Neil - Henry Cooley - Ed Wesleat - Daisy Bonniar - Nettie McKenny - Anne Bonte - Mary McDonnell -  Susie Glynn - Belle Porterfield - Ella Pillsbury - Maggie Brady - Lyla Bundy - Anne McDougal - Ella Cleveland - Gertie Smith - Mary McDonnell - Marion Tripp

For more on the Volk Family History:

Pioneer Life In Wisconsin 

and

THE  VOLK FAMILY OF OCONTO FALLS

Volk Family Tree 
John and Almira Volk Family
 John Volk, Almira Volk, and their children
Volks came to America from Tattisboone Bavaria
February 2010 compiled by Gayle Volkgvolk@lamar.colostate.edu

a work in progress

Generation 1

John Volk
        born: September 11, 1775 in NYC; Sept 2, 1775 According to Norman Volk autobiography
        died: February 7, 1809 in NYC, Feb 7, 1810, 
        Buried in Old South Church Cemetary according to Norman Volk.

+ Agnes Christy (also Christie)
        born: Dec. 25, 1781 in Hackensack, NY
        Father: John Christie (1754 - 1815) of Hackensack and Dumont, Bergen County, New Jersey (family originally from Iverden, Scotland, James Christie immigrated to Bergen County, New Jersey in the late 1600's)
        Mother: Annatie Hannah Brinkerhoff (1757 - 1848) of Ridgefield Park, Bergen County, New Jersey
        married: 1800
        died: Oct. 13, 1862, Norman Volk autobiography Bergen, New Jersey
        Children of John Volk and Agnes Christy:
                1. John Cooper Volk (Jan. 22, 1806 - Dec 11, 1892)
                2. Henry Volk (1809 - 1870)
                3. Rachael Volk married John Banta

Generation 2

1. John Cooper Volk 
        born: Jan 22, 1806 in New York
        died: Dec 11, 1892
        burial: Volk Family Cemetery
+ Hannah Jersey: wife #1
        born: June 3, 1805 From typed records of John Volk bible
        married May 5, 1827 in NYC
        died: March 6, 1830 in New Jersey, age 25 years
        Child of  Volk and Hannah Jersey:
               1. John Christie Volk
                   born: May 25,1828 in New York From typed records of John Volk bible
                   occupation: sawyer in 1850 in DePere; lumber manufacturer in 1860 Siltes, Oconto County, WI
               + Mary Elizabeth Bunn
                    born: 1828 in New York
                    died: 1910
                    Children of John C. Volk and Mary Bunn:
                        1. Hannah M. Volk
                            born: 1851 in Wisconsin
                            died: 1915
                            married: Ernest Henry Schaal Nov 15, 1847-1942 on 12/1871
                            children of Hannah Volk and Ernest Schaal:

                                1. Oscar
Schaal 1882
                                2. J Wesley
Schaal 1890-1978 married Jennie Schaal 1891-1965
                                3. George Schaal married Amy E Armstrong Schaal 1882-1906
                                4. Wallace
Schaal Married Helen Schaal (Hannah was her Grandmother)
                                5. Marjorie May Schaal 1921 - Raymond Brock 1916
                                        1. Clifford
Brock (son of Marjorie Schaal and Raymond Brock)
                               6. Ferdinand Schaal
                        2. Lucy E. Volk
                            born: 1853 in Wisconsin married William E Volk
                        3. David Henry Volk
                            born: 1855 in Illinois (or 1854?)
                            died:  May 15, 1862  7 yrs 6 mos; Son of J.C. & M.E. Volk 
                                    burial:  Volk Family Cem
                        4. Maggie M. Volk (Margaret May)
                            born: 1857 in Wisconsin
                            died: June 8, 1875 age 18y
 + Almira Ketchum (also Ketcham); wife #2 
        born: Nov 18, 1810 In  Long Island, Suffolk County, New York
        Father: 
Richard Dean Ketchum
        Mother: Mary Howell
       
Notes: Frances (Francis) Olinger in Volk Family Cemetary is Almira Ketchum's sister. Branches of Almira's family are said to date back to the Mayflower voyage.
        married Oct 9, 1830 in NYC
        died: Sept 10, 1906 in Oconto Falls, WI
        burial: Volk Family Cemetery
        Children of  Volk and Almira Ketchum:
               1. James Henry Volk
                     born: Dec. 11, 1832 in New York (1860 census)
                     occupation: sawyer in 1850 in DePere, WI.; lumber manufacturer in 1860 Siltes, Oconto County, WI
                     died: Aug 28, 1890
                     burial: Volk Family Cemetery
               Ann Bunn
                     born: Jan 13, 1831 in Bernardsville, Summerset County, New Jersey
                     married: June 18, 1852 in Oconto Falss, WI
                     died: Mar 20, 1890 in Oconto Falls, WI
                     burial: Volk Family Cemetery
                     children of Henry Volk and Anne Bunn:
                        1. George Washington Volk
                                born: April 14, 1855 in Cook County, Illinois Dec 24,1839-feb12 1945
                                died: June 1, 1922 Sandiago, California
                         + Laura Theordora Delano
                                born:  Dec. 25, 1859 in Brookside, Oconto, WI
                               married: July 8, 1885 in Brookside, Oconto, WI
                                Nov. 21, 1928 in San Diago, California
                                Children of George W. Volk and Laura T. Delano:
                                    1. Marcus Henry Volk 1886
                                    2. Leonard Delano Volk 1888
                                    3. Raymond George Volk 1891
                                    4. Vivian Ida Volk 1893                            
                        2. Ann Amelia Volk
                                born: June 6,1857 in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
                                died: Sept 12, 1911 in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
                          + Douglas Cornish Elliott
                                 born: Oct 29, 1857 in Scio, Allengheny County, New York
                                 married: November 19, 1883 in Oconto Falls, WI
                                 died: March 8, 1942 Oconto Falls, WI
                                 children: all born in Oconto County, WI;
                                    1. Edna Jane Elliott 1887
                                    2. Harry Douglas Elliott 1889
                                    3. Howard Payne Elliott 1894 
                        3. Mary (Marcella or Margella) Ella Volk 
                                born: Mar 12, 1859 in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
                                died: Jan 2, 1896 Oconto Falls
                                burial: Volk Cemetery, Oconto
                          + Fernando Badger Perrigo
                                 born: 1862 in Oconto Falls, WI
                                 married:  Nov. 24, 1883 Oconto Falls, WI
                                 died: 1926 in Monrovia, California
                                 Children of Mary Ella Volk and Ferdinand Perrigo ( all born in Oconto Falls, WI)
                                    1. Sarah (Lula) E  Perrigo 
                                            born:October 1885 1886?
                                    2. Estelle (Stella) Amelia Perrigo 1887 - 1976
                                    3. Zoella Perrigo  Aug. 14, 1888 Oconto Falls - April 24, 1941 LA, California (married Hugh Montgonery Foster)
                                    4. Ralph E. Perrigo Son
                                             born: 1889           
                                             died: 1898 Oconto Falls, WI
                                    5. Verna Evelyn Perrigo Hughes 1892 - 1966
                                    6. Alice Hope Hazel Perrigo 1894 - 1966
                                    7. Alma Ann ( Mildred) Perrigo Leland 1894 - 1987
                        4. Sarah (Jean) Emogene Volk
                                born: 1861 in Wisconsin (1880 census)
                                died: Feb. 5 9, 1885, Daughter of Henry & Jane Volk
                                burial: Volk Family Cemetery
                         + Clark Bunn
                        5. Margaret (Maggie) Elmira Volk
                                born: Jan. 23, 1863 in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
                         +  George W. McCorriston
                                married: 1884 in Oconto Fallss, WI
                        6. John Henry Volk
                                born: Feb. 24, 1864 in Wisconsin
                                died: age 35 years 6 months 29 days (1899)
                                burial: Volk Family Cemetery
                         + Minnie Rollof Rollaf
                                born: June 8, 1873
                                Father: John Rollof (1849-1930)
                                Mother: Mary Rollof (1849-1939)
                                died: April 25, 1914 in Oconto Falls, WI
                        7. William Lincoln Volk
                                born: Jan 13 19, 1867, in Oconto Falls
                                died: March 1420, 1869 in Oconto Falls
                                burial: Volk Family Cemetery; inscribed son of Henry & Jane Volk
                        8. Edward Volk
                                born: 1868 in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
                          + Viola (nee?)
                        9. Jane Elizabeth Volk
                                born: September 6, 1869 in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
                                died:  October 14 24, 1904 in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
                                burial: Volk Family Cemetery
                       10. Joseph Ketcham Volk
                                born: Dec. 1, 1870 in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
                                died: April 12, 1946 in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
                                burial: Volk Family Cemetery
                         + Etta Root
                                born: 1872
                                married: 1893 in Green Bay, Brown County, WI 1902?
                                died: 1935 in Green Bay, Wisconsin
                                burial: Volk Family Cemetery
                                children of Joseph K. Volk and Etta Root:

                                       1.  Milton Volk
                                       2. Ralph Volk
                                       3. Edward Volk
                                       4. John Volk
              2. Agnes Jane Volk
                     born: Oct. 1, 1836 in Cook County, Illinois born Jan 10, 1836 according to John Volk Bible
                     died Feb. 1, 1900 Oconto Falls, WI (jan 2)
                     burial: Volk Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                + Rufus Andrews
husband #1 
                      marriage: 1854 in Cook County, Illinois
                      children of Agnes Volk and Rufus Andrews
                            1. John R. Andrews - wife Anna died  at age 28 on May 4, 1892 burial in Volk Cemetery
                            2. Almira Andrews (1855 - 1879) burial in Volk Cemetery  age 24; married Carthron Beaver.
                            3. Florence Andrew born 1859; marrried Warren Rice
                 + Daniel P. Temple
husband #2 
                       born: Sept. 9, 1838
                       died: July 13, 1911
                      children of Agnes J. Volk and Daniel Temple:   
                            1. Hannah L. Temple Boldt 1877-1934

                            2. Etta Temple (Sterling) Borgan May 19, 1869 -April 18, 1938;        
                                married: J Sterling
                               
children of Etta Temple and J. Sterling:

                                       1. Ulrich G Sterling: died Sept 16, 1890 Aged 1 yr 3 days
                                       2. Hyacinth Sterling 1894
               3Harriet Volk
                        born: Sept. 19, 1838 in NYC
                        died: Sept. 25, 1838
                        burial: Niles, Illinois (stone in Volk Cemetery, Oconto,County, WI)
               4. George Washington Volk
                        born: Dec 24. 1839 in Illinois
                        died: Feb 12. 1845  in Cook County, Illinois (age 5, brain disease)
                        burial: Niles, Illinois (stone in Volk Cemetery, Oconto,County, WI) 
               5. Esther Volk
                        born: 1840 in Illinois
                        death: ?
               6. Almira (Maria) Volk
                        born: May 5, 1832 in Cook County, Illinois
                        died : Aug. 21, 1901 in Stiles, WI
                        burial: Volk Cemetery
               George Webb Temple
                        born: Sept. 10, 1832 in Bowdoin, Maine
                        married: March 18, 1860 in Stiles, WI (WI State pre 1907 Marriage Index)
                        died: Dec. 19.  1909 in Oconto Falls, WI
                        burial: in Volk Family Cemetery inscription: Our Father has gone to a mansion of rest; to the glorious land by the Diety Blest.
                        children of Maria Volk and George Temple:
                            1. Adaline A. Temple
                                   born: June 17, 1861 (1851)in Elizabethtown, Kansas
                                   died:  1920
                                   buried: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                             +  James G. Reynolds
                                   born: 1861
                                   died: 1942
                                   buried: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                                   child of Adaline Temple and James Reynolds:
                                        1.  Mary Reynolds: died Dec 9 1896 aged 4 days; buried: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                            2. Richard Temple
                                   born: August 2, 1863 in Stiles, Oconto County, WI
                                    died: Sept. 30, 1864, age 1 year
                            3. Willie Temple 
                                   born: Sept 30, 1864
                                   died: 1865 Aged 1 yr 1 mo 28 d
                                   buried: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI                               
                            4. Gar Temple 

                                   born: Sept 30, 1864
                                   died: 1865 Age 1 yr 1 mo 28 d 
                                   buried: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI

                            5. George Temple

                                    born: Sept. 8, 1865 Humboldt, Oconto County, WI
                            6.  Emma Temple
                                    born: Jan. 11, 1868  in Stiles, Oconto County, WI
                                    died: 1932
                                    buried: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                             +  Roderick E. Rice
                                    born: 1861
                                    died: 1899
                                    buried: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                                    children of Emma Temple and Roderick Rice:
                                           1. Clifford Wells Rice 1888-1926 PFC WWI G.D. CO 116TH A.S.C; buried: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                                           2. Hazel Rice Fuller 1890-1910 on stone with father Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                             7.   Lillian I. Temple
                                    born: 1872
                                    died: 1936
                                    burial: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                                + Yarwood H. Matravers
                                    born: 1870
                                    died: 1962
                                    burial: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                                    grandchild of Lillian Temple and Yarwood Matravers:
                                           1.Betty Ruth  Matravers: Feb 5, 1927-Aug 6, 1932
The BethRuth Matravers buried with Yarwood and Lillian in the Volk
Cemetery was their granddaughter.  Daughter of Leroy "Roy" and Vera Matravers.  She died as the results of a traffic accident in Green Bay. Obituary
                            8. Alvin C. Temple
                                    born: 1874
                                    died: 1957
                                    burial: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                            + Nava  J. (nee ?)
                                    born: 1876
                                    died: 1959
                                    burial: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, W    
                           9.  Evelyn Almira Temple
                                    born: May 25, 1875 in Oconto Falls, WI
                                   died: Aug. 30, 1937 in Grants Pass, Oregon
                                   burial: Hillcrest Memorial Park, Grants Pass, Oregon
                              +  Myron G. Schaal
                                    born: 1877
                                    died: 1930
                           10. Mabel Hope Temple
                                    born: 1877
                                    died: 1930
                                    burial: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                              + Thomas James Gallagher
                                    born: 1872
                                    died: 1949
                                    burial: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                                    children pf Mabel Temple and Thomas Gallagher:
                                          1. Baby Son Gallagher; birth and death: April 3, 1908 burial: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                                          2. Baby Son Gallagher April 14, 1920 - May 14, 1920 burial: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                             11. Albert C. Temple
                                    born: Aug 19, 1881
                                    died: Sept 4, 1909
                                    burial: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI.    
               7. James Ketchum Volk
                        born:
Aug 20, 1844 in Cook County,  Illinois - according to John Volk Bible and James K Volk bible
                        occupation: farmer in Gillett in 1880
                        died: Dec. 20, 1908
                        burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                 + Clara A. Cool  wife #1
                         born:
                         married:

                         died:  
                         burial:                     
                         child of James K. Volk and Clara Cool
(According to Norman Volk and James K Volk bible)
                                1. Cora E Cool Volk (born April 26, 1865) and married Eugene Bunn on May 23, 1883, 

                 + Carrie Temple  wife #2
                         born: Sept. 15, 1842 in Maine (1880 census) 
                         Mother: Carrie Cool Temple (born: 1807 in Maine)
:
                         married: May 1, 1867 according to James K Volk bible (1869 according to Norman Volk autobiography) 
                         died:  September 15, 1923 June 25, 1880
                         burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Oconto County, WI  
                            
                         children of James K. Volk and Carrie 
                                1. Charles W Volk
                                         born: 1868 in Wisconsin March 7, 1868 (according to James K Volk bible)
                                         married: Josie Schuette Sept 6, __

                                2. Lore Volk - daughter
                                         born: 1870 in Wisconsin
                                3. Rose A Volk    
                                         born: Sept 19, 1870 
                                         married: Edward I Strawson Nov 17, 1886
                                         children of Rose A. Volk and Edward Strawson:

                                                 1. Rose Lin Strawson died April 8, 1893
                                                 2. Howard E Strawson died Aug 16, 1888 aged 3 mo 20 days
                                4. James Richard Volk
                                         born: June 16, 1872 in Illinois Oconto Falls, according to Norman Volk's autobiography
                                         died: June 6, 1946
                                         burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                                 + Marietta Adeline McKenney
(please click McKENNEY - William C. & Family )
                                         born: Feb. 24, 1873
                                         married: Sept. 7, 1898
                                         died: July 17, 1952, 
                                         burial: 
Woodlawn Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                                         children of James R. Volk and Marrietta McKenney:
                                             1. Hazel Volk born 9-12-1899 died 1972 Married #1 Clarence Arton,  #2 Ed Wranosky;
burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Oconto County, Wisconsin  
                                             2. Norman Volk born 1-16-1901 Married Lois N. Gaskell 2-4-1928
died April 24, 1990; burial LaFayette, Indiana
                                             3. Emily Volk married (?) Suettinger (Two Rivers)
                                             4. Garth William Volk born 6-12-1905
died June 8, 1986; married Alice Peters; burial Oak Lawn Cemetery
                                             5. Gaylord Volk born Aug 5 1908                
                                5. Clara Ethel Volk    
                                         born: May 4, 1876, died Dec 31, 1899
                                         married Hayes Caldwell, Sept 28, 1897
                                6. Asa Montgomery Volk 
                                         born:Aug 30, 1877
                                         married Theresa Keegan June 24, 1903

                                7. Roy (?) Volk ? Not sure who this is
                                        born: 1878 in Wisconsin
                                8. Blanche Leula Volk
                                        born: Oct 26, 1879

                                        married: Leiberch
    
                                9. Clarence Temple Volk
                                        born: March 1, 1882 

                                        married:  Pearl Lace June 30, 1903

                                        died: Feb 27, 1909)  
                               10. Almira May Volk (Sanders?) 
                                        born: April 29, 1888 (AKA Myra?  Married Carl Wilske?)

               8. William Edgar Volk
                        born:  May 17, 1847 in Wisconsin
                        occupation: farmer in Gillett, WI 1880
                        died: April 28,1942
                        burial: Volk Family Cemetery
                 + Lucy Elmira Volk
                        born: Aug. 5, 1852 in Wisconsin
                        Father: John Christie Volk
                        Mother: Mary Elizabeth Bunn
                        married: December 22, 1872 in Oconto County (pre 1907 WI State Marriage Index)
                        died: Nov. 22, 1939
                        burial: Volk Family Cemetery
                        Children of William E. Volk and Lucy Volk:
                            1. Bertha Volk married Gilbert E. Gowney on June 1934
                                    born: Sept. 26, 1874 2 in Oconto County, WI Wisconsin
                            2. Edwin Bunn Volk married Cora Perry June 26, 1901
                                    born: June 22, 1877 in Wisconsin    
                            3. Ina Emogine Volk
                                    born: June 7, 1881
                                    married: Lovell Beach Allen Oct 5, 1940
                            4. William Lester Volk
                                    born: Jan 14, 1884
                                   
married #1 Agnes G Robison (1893-1920) Sept 2, 1912 ;  #2  Ida Sengstook
                            5. Mary Ella Volk 
                                    born: June 2, 1885

                                    married: W. Edward Lindstrom Sept 12, 1916

                            6.  Ruth Augusta Volk 
                                    born: Sept 21, 1889
 
                                    married: Calvert E Lee June 29, 1920

                                    died: Dec 27, 1944
                            7.  Henry (Harry?) Ellsworth Volk  
                                    born: Aug 6, 1892

                                    married: Myrtle May Eastman July 2, 1918

               9. J. Alfred Volk
                        born June 30, 1849
                        occupation: carpenter
                        died: Dec. 7, 1932 in Wheeler, Texas
                        burial: Elk City, Oklahoma
                 + Ida McKenzie
                        born: Sept. 10, 1858 in Columbus, WI
                        married: Nov. 16, 1875 in Oconto Falls, WI
                        died:  Nov. 24, 1936 om Elk City, Oklahoma
                        burial: Wanderer's Rest Cemetery, Gillett, Oconto County, WI
                        Children of Alfred Volk and Ida McKenzie
                            1. Wayne Volk
                            2. Beatrice Volk
                            3. Frederick Eugene Volk 
                                    
born:1878; died in Wisconsin; college professor, married with 3 children
                            4. Jay Oliver Volk born:                            
                                    born: 1881, 
                                    married Barbara Seidel; 4 children
                                    died: 1949 in Coffeyville, Kansas; 

                            5. Queenie Antha Volk 
                                    born:1889; 

                                    married Jasper Geddes Vise; 3 children

                                    died in South Carolina; 
               10. Julius Caesar Volk
                        born: Dec. 24, 1852 in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
                        died: May 25, 1916 in Oconto Falls, WI
                 + Adeline C.  Beaver
                        born: Oct. 24, 1854 in Oconto Falls, WI
                        married: Oct. 29, 1879 in Wisconsin
                        died: November 3, 1907 in Oconto Falls
                        children of Julius Volk and Addie Beaver:
                            1. Claude A. Volk 
                                    born April 1,1881 in Oconto Falls, WI
                            2. Agnes G. Volk 
                                    born Dec. 6, 1882 1883 in Oconto Falls, WI; 
                                    married Ralph Elver
                            3. Lawrence B. Volk 
                                    born Sept 22, 1884 in Oconto Falls, WI
                            4. Myer John Volk 
                                    born Feb. 1, 1888 in Oconto Falls, WI; 
                                    died: May 1, 1906
                            5. Emory W. Volk 
                                    born Dec 19, 1892 in Oconto Falls, WI;  
                                    married Margaret A. (nee ?) 1897 - 1954
                                    died 1978; 
                                    buried both in Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                            6. Theron Leroy Volk
                                    born May 12, 1896; 
                                    died Feb. 5 1897

               11. Richard Frederick (R. F.) Volk (Mother Almira living with him in 1900 Oconto Falls)       
                        born: June 27, 1854 in Wisconsin according to John Volk bible
                        occupation: Hardware store in 1900 Oconto Falls
                        died: 1938 in Oconto Falls, WI
                        burial: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto  County, WI
                  + Marietta (Mary E.) Swaney       
                        born: April 1862 in Wisconsin )
                        died: 1923 in Oconto Falls, WI
                        burial: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto  County, WI             
                        children of R. F. Volk  and Mary E.:
                            1. Ivy  B. Volk
                                    born: Oct. 1887 in Wisconsin
                            2.  Georgia Volk
                                    born: 1888 in Wisconsin
                                    died: 1888
                                    buried: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                            3. Josephine B. Volk:
                                    born: Feb. 1890 in Wisconsin

                                    married: Hungerford

                            4.  Shirley Volk
                                    born: 1892 in Wisconsin
                                    died: 1895
                                    buried: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                            5.  Pearlie Volk
                                    born: 1892 in Wisconsin
                                    died: 1892
                                    buried: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                            6. Earl G. Volk
                                    born: Feb. 1894 in Wisconsin
                            7. Raymond J. Volk
                                    born: July 1898 in Wisconsin
                            8. Jasper Volk
                                     born: 1898 in Wisconsin
                                     died: 1960
                                    buried: Volk Family Cemetery, Oconto County, WI
                            9. Etta Alice Volk - adopted daughter (father Earl Volk)
                                    born: 1919
                                    died: 1933



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