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OCONTO COUNTY
Wisconsin
FAMILIES and BIOGRAPHIES
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.WOLSKE.

Contributed by  Debi Mittag


Descendants of Michael Wolske






Generation No. 1

 1.  Michael1 Wolske  He married Rozena Krause.

Children of Michael Wolske and Rozena Krause are:
+ 2 i. Adolph2 Wolske, born October 22, 1865 in Alexander, Russia (Poland); died February 24, 1944 in Gillett, WI.
+ 3 ii. Christoph Wolske, born December 16, 1867 in Poland; died October 22, 1943 in Gillett, WI.

Note:  I have not been able to confirm yet that Adolph and Christoph are brothers, but in order to get Christoph’s family to show on here, I have added him in as a brother.

Generation No. 2

 2.  Adolph2 Wolske (Michael1) was born October 22, 1865 in Alexander, Russia (Poland), and died February 24, 1944 in Gillett, WI.  He married (1) Lydia Lemke September 07, 1891 in Cholm, Poland, daughter of Martin Lemke and Suzanna Ludwig.  She was born April 14, 1874 in Cholm, Poland, and died December 18, 1914 in Gillett, WI.  He married (2) Louise Zerbein June 21, 1913 in Hintz, Town of Underhill, WI, daughter of Friedrich Zerbein and Anna Zerbein.  She was born April 20, 1862, and died March 18, 1942 in Gillett, WI.  He married (3) Paulenna Kneiger Elbe March 09, 1943, daughter of August Kneiger and Paulina Kneiger.

Notes for Adolph Wolske:
Adolf and Lydia Wolske imigrated to the US at the same time and Danial and Amelia Lemke, 1901.

Petition for Naturalization lists arrival as June 5, 1901, on the vessel Fredrich der Grosse, sailing from Bremen, Germany to New York, NY.  Also lists children as Adam, born 3/18/1905, Frederick born 11/15/1906, Gustaf born 6/25/1908, and Martha born 6/21/1911.

Oath of Allegiance taken on February 6, 1915.

More About Adolph Wolske:
Burial: St. John's Ev. Church Cemetery, Gillett, WI
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Myocarditis
Social Security Number: 390-22-3689

More About Lydia Lemke:
Burial: St. John's Ev. Church Cemetery, Gillett, WI
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Phthysis Pulmonalis

More About Adolph Wolske and Lydia Lemke:
Marriage: September 07, 1891, Cholm, Poland

More About Louise Zerbein:
Burial: St. John's Ev. Church Cemetery, Gillett, WI

More About Adolph Wolske and Louise Zerbein:
Marriage: June 21, 1913, Hintz, Town of Underhill, WI

More About Adolph Wolske and Paulenna Elbe:
Marriage: March 09, 1943

Children of Adolph Wolske and Lydia Lemke are:
+ 4 i. Adolph Adam3 Wolske, born March 18, 1905 in Gillett, WI; died December 1978 in Colby, Clark County, WI.
+ 5 ii. William Frederick Wolske, born November 15, 1906 in Gillett, WI; died November 21, 1993 in Johnson City, TN.
 6 iii. Herman Gustav Wolske, born June 25, 1908 in Gillett, WI; died March 25, 1990 in Gillett, WI.

More About Herman Gustav Wolske:
Social Security Number: 399-18-9645

+ 7 iv. Julia Martha Wolske, born June 12, 1911 in Gillett, Wi; died September 07, 1944 in Gillett, WI.
 

 3.  Christoph2 Wolske (Michael1) was born December 16, 1867 in Poland, and died October 22, 1943 in Gillett, WI.  He married Amelia (Emily) Schindel December 29, 1894 in Gillett, Wisconsin.  She was born November 26, 1875 in Schindel, Poland, and died April 07, 1941 in Gillett, WI.

More About Christoph Wolske and Amelia Schindel:
Marriage: December 29, 1894, Gillett, Wisconsin

Children of Christoph Wolske and Amelia Schindel are:
 8 i. Gustie3 Wolske.  She married Sylvester Buchman.
 9 ii. Ida Wolske.  She married Earl Greenwood.
+ 10 iii. Albert Wolske, born October 27, 1895 in Underhill, WI; died February 11, 1986 in Gillett, WI.
 11 iv. Edward Wolske, born February 07, 1897; died August 15, 1970 in Federal Dam, MN.  He married Amber Somebody; born October 31, 1905; died February 1979.
+ 12 v. William Wolske, born October 05, 1898 in Gillett, WI; died April 27, 1970 in Manitowoc, WI.
 13 vi. Emma Wolske, born October 31, 1900.  She married Elmer Brooks October 05, 1922 in Dickinson County, Michigan.

More About Elmer Brooks and Emma Wolske:
Marriage: October 05, 1922, Dickinson County, Michigan

 14 vii. Gust Wolske, born January 22, 1903; died June 03, 1987 in Oconto, WI.

More About Gust Wolske:
Burial: Underhill Cemetery, Underhill, WI

 15 viii. Martha Otilia Wolske, born June 28, 1906.  She married Fred Larsen January 16, 1920 in Oconto Falls, WI.

More About Fred Larsen and Martha Wolske:
Marriage: January 16, 1920, Oconto Falls, WI

 16 ix. Rudolph Wolske, born July 18, 1906; died February 07, 1983 in Menasha, WI.
 17 x. Henry Wolske, born December 19, 1911 in Oconto Falls, WI; died May 05, 1949 in Oconto Falls, WI.  He married Betty Mae Larsen March 15, 1937 in Oconto Falls, WI.

More About Henry Wolske:
Burial: St. John's Ev. Church Cemetery, Gillett, WI

More About Henry Wolske and Betty Larsen:
Marriage: March 15, 1937, Oconto Falls, WI

 18 xi. Paul Wolske, born September 02, 1913; died January 1985 in Sheboygan, WI.
+ 19 xii. Benjamin Wolske, born November 14, 1914 in Gillett, WI; died March 19, 1989 in Gillett, WI.
 20 xiii. Margaret Wolske, born July 10, 1918.  She married Paul Syring November 05, 1938 in Oconto Falls, WI.

More About Paul Syring and Margaret Wolske:
Marriage: November 05, 1938, Oconto Falls, WI

+ 21 xiv. Wilbert Joe Wolske, born August 01, 1920 in Gillett, WI; died April 05, 1994 in Oconto Falls, WI.
 

Generation No. 3

 4.  Adolph Adam3 Wolske (Adolph2, Michael1) was born March 18, 1905 in Gillett, WI, and died December 1978 in Colby, Clark County, WI.  He married Norma Scherke.  She died 1937.

More About Adolph Adam Wolske:
Confirmation: 1918, St. John's Ev. Church, Gillett, WI
Social Security Number: 389-36-4893

Children of Adolph Wolske and Norma Scherke are:
+ 22 i. Edward4 Wolske, born June 22, 1930; died May 07, 1999.
+ 23 ii. Carol Arlyn Wolske, born March 14, 1937.
 

 5.  William Frederick3 Wolske (Adolph2, Michael1) was born November 15, 1906 in Gillett, WI, and died November 21, 1993 in Johnson City, TN.  He married Dorothy Caudle.  She was born in Tennessee, and died December 07, 1997 in Johnson City, TN.

More About William Frederick Wolske:
Confirmation: 1920, St. John's Ev. Church, Gillett, WI

Child of William Wolske and Dorothy Caudle is:
 24 i. Carol4 Wolske.
 

 7.  Julia Martha3 Wolske (Adolph2, Michael1) was born June 12, 1911 in Gillett, Wi, and died September 07, 1944 in Gillett, WI.  She married Arthur Albert Max Mittag July 16, 1929 in Waukegan, IL, son of Hermann Mittag and Bertha Manske.  He was born June 02, 1903 in Gillett, WI, and died August 21, 1979 in Gillett, WI.

More About Julia Martha Wolske:
Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Bronchial Pneumonia

More About Arthur Albert Max Mittag:
Baptism: June 21, 1903, Spnsrs: Albert Mittag, Martha Manske, Daniel Lust
Burial: Gillett, WI
Social Security Number: 391-09-9568

More About Arthur Mittag and Julia Wolske:
Marriage: July 16, 1929, Waukegan, IL

Children of Julia Wolske and Arthur Mittag are:
+ 25 i. Arthur Leonard4 Mittag, born June 26, 1930 in Gillette, WI.
+ 26 ii. Marlene Carol Mittag, born June 12, 1940 in Gillett, WI.
 

 10.  Albert3 Wolske (Christoph2, Michael1) was born October 27, 1895 in Underhill, WI, and died February 11, 1986 in Gillett, WI.  He married Natalie Schlack.  She was born October 07, 1898, and died June 07, 1981 in Oconto Falls, WI.

Notes for Albert Wolske:
World War I Army

More About Albert Wolske:
Burial: Wanderer's Rest Cemetery, Gillett, WI

More About Natalie Schlack:
Burial: Wanderer's Rest Cemetery, Gillett, WI

Children of Albert Wolske and Natalie Schlack are:
 27 i. Elmer4 Wolske, born June 11, 1920; died September 01, 1995 in Gillett, WI.  He married June Rose Lowery November 01, 1941 in Gillett, Wisconsin; born June 07, 1922; died May 20, 1991 in Gillett, WI.

More About Elmer Wolske and June Lowery:
Marriage: November 01, 1941, Gillett, Wisconsin

 28 ii. Howard Wolske.  He married Florence Somebody.
 29 iii. Ralph Wolske.
 30 iv. Beatrice Wolske.  She married James Wilbur.
 31 v. Marian Wolske.  She married Orville Wilke.
 

 12.  William3 Wolske (Christoph2, Michael1) was born October 05, 1898 in Gillett, WI, and died April 27, 1970 in Manitowoc, WI.  He married Irene Gilbertson June 15, 1935 in Oconto, WI.  She was born 1911.

More About William Wolske:
Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Manitowoc, WI

More About William Wolske and Irene Gilbertson:
Marriage: June 15, 1935, Oconto, WI

Children of William Wolske and Irene Gilbertson are:
 32 i. Richard4 Wolske.
 33 ii. Robert Wolske.
 34 iii. Donald Wolske.
 35 iv. Margaret Wolske.  She married Clarence VanArk.
 36 v. Eleanore Wolske.  She married Floyd Wirtz.
 37 vi. Edna Wolske.  She married Warden Lau.
 

 19.  Benjamin3 Wolske (Christoph2, Michael1) was born November 14, 1914 in Gillett, WI, and died March 19, 1989 in Gillett, WI.  He married Emma Schindel June 27, 1934 in Woodstock, IL, daughter of Rudolph Schindel and Augusta Depner.  She was born October 02, 1911, and died April 11, 1979 in Gillett, WI.

More About Benjamin Wolske:
Burial: St. John's Ev. Church Cemetery, Gillett, WI

More About Emma Schindel:
Burial: St. John's Ev. Church Cemetery, Gillett, WI

More About Benjamin Wolske and Emma Schindel:
Marriage: June 27, 1934, Woodstock, IL

Children of Benjamin Wolske and Emma Schindel are:
 38 i. Raymond4 Wolske.  He married Alice Somebody.
 39 ii. Karen Wolske.  She married Thomas Frommherz.
 

 21.  Wilbert Joe3 Wolske (Christoph2, Michael1) was born August 01, 1920 in Gillett, WI, and died April 05, 1994 in Oconto Falls, WI.  He married Berwyn B. Birr November 29, 1947 in Green Bay, WI.

More About Wilbert Joe Wolske:
Burial: Morgan Cemetery

More About Berwyn B. Birr:
Burial: Morgan Cemetery
 

Children of Wilbert Wolske and Berwyn Birr are:
 40 i. Jerry4 Wolske.
 41 ii. JoAnne Wolske.  She married Curtis Gipp.
 42 iii. Charles Wolske.
 43 iv. Ellen Wolske.  She married Dennis Gelhar.
 44 v. David Wolske.  He married Jacquelyn Somebody.
 45 vi. Susan Wolske.  She married Bill Jarvey.
 46 vii. Barbara Wolske.  She married Ron Petska.
 47 viii. Lynn Wolske.
 48 ix. Jeffrey Wolske.
 

Generation No. 4

 22.  Edward4 Wolske (Adolph Adam3, Adolph2, Michael1) was born June 22, 1930, and died May 07, 1999.  He married Patty.

Children of Edward Wolske and Patty are:
+ 49 i. Robert5 Wolske.
 50 ii. Catherine Wolske.
 

 23.  Carol Arlyn4 Wolske (Adolph Adam3, Adolph2, Michael1) .  She married John Jordan Zimmer.

Children of Carol Wolske and John Zimmer are:
+ 51 i. John Dale5 Zimmer.
+ 52 ii. Joel David Zimmer.
 53 iii. Randall Jay Zimmer.
+ 54 iv. Rita Anne Zimmer
+ 55 v. Sharon Kaye Zimmer.
 56 vi. Scott James Zimmer, .
 57 vii. Rick Dennis Zimmer,

 25.  Arthur Leonard4 Mittag (Julia Martha3 Wolske, Adolph2, Michael1) .  He married Gloria Louise Shipleydaughter of Paul Shipley and Agnes Anderson.
 

Children of Arthur Mittag and Gloria Shipley are:
+ 58 i. Paul Arthur5 Mittag.
+ 59 ii. Debra Sue Mittag, I.
+ 60 iii. John Philip Mittag.
+ 61 iv. Joan Marie Mittag.
 62 v. Carl David Mittag,
 63 vi. Carol Ann Mittag, .
 

 26.  Marlene Carol4 Mittag (Julia Martha3 Wolske, Adolph2, Michael1) .  She married Thomas Paul Persik.
 

Children of Marlene Mittag and Thomas Persik are:
 64 i. Allen Thomas5 Persik.  He married Kerry Foshey

 65 ii. Michelle Marie Persik.  She married Brian Baker .

Generation No. 5

 49.  Robert5 Wolske (Edward4, Adolph Adam3, Adolph2, Michael1)  He married Laura.

Children of Robert Wolske and Laura are:
 66 i. TwinOne6 Wolske
 67 ii. TwinTwo Wolske.
 

 51.  John Dale5 Zimmer (Carol Arlyn4 Wolske, Adolph Adam3, Adolph2, Michael1).  He married JoAnne Seymour.

Children of John Zimmer and JoAnne Seymour are:
 68 i. Grete Barrett6 Zimmer.
 69 ii. Ana Joan Zimmer
 

 52.  Joel David5 Zimmer (Carol Arlyn4 Wolske, Adolph Adam3, Adolph2, Michael1)   He married Jean Berthold Children of Joel Zimmer and Jean Berthold are:
 70 i. Jill Marie6 Zimmer.
 71 ii. John Benjamin Zimmer, .
 

 54.  Rita Anne5 Zimmer (Carol Arlyn4 Wolske, Adolph Adam3, Adolph2, Michael1)  She married Charles Brown .

More About Charles Brown and Rita Zimmer:
Marriage: November 06, 1987

Children of Rita Zimmer and Charles Brown are:
 72 i. Laura Grace6 Brown, .
 73 ii. Austin Henry Brown, born October 11, 2000; died October 11, 2000 in Stillborn.
 

 55.  Sharon Kaye5 Zimmer (Carol Arlyn4 Wolske, Adolph Adam3, Adolph2, Michael1)She married Joel Edward .

Children of Sharon Zimmer and Joel Suda are:
 74 i. Kaitlyn Jo6 Suda.
 75 ii. Casidhe Jade Suda.
 76 iii. Derek Joel Suda.
 

 58.  Paul Arthur5 Mittag (Arthur Leonard4, Julia Martha3 Wolske, Adolph2, Michael1)   He married Patti Schuster.

Children of Paul Mittag and Patti Schuster are:
 77 i. Jason Michael6 Mittag.
 78 ii. Joshua James Mittag.
 79 iii. Jeremy Arthur Mittag.
 80 iv. Jacob Paul Mittag.
 

 59.  Debra Sue5 Mittag (Arthur Leonard4, Julia Martha3 Wolske, Adolph2, Michael1).  She married (1) Keith Elroy Knepprath  son of Elroy Knepprath and Iris Guetzke. .  She married (2) Daryl Daniel Durfee June 18, 1993 in Grace Lutheran Church, Grafton, WI, son of Robert Durfee and Janet Zimdars.  He was born February 14, 1960 in Milwaukee, WI, and died March 30, 2000 in Port Washington, WI.

More About Daryl Daniel Durfee:
Burial: April 07, 2000, Grafton, WI

Children of Debra Mittag and Keith Knepprath are:
 81 i. Daniel Keith6 Knepprath.  He met Rebecca Lemke.
+ 82 ii. Derek Jon Knepprath, .

 60.  John Philip5 Mittag (Arthur Leonard4, Julia Martha3 Wolske, Adolph2, Michael1)  He married Michelle Hake.

Children of John Mittag and Michelle Hake are:
 83 i. Andrew John6 Mittag.
 84 ii. Zachary Philip Mittag.
 

 61.  Joan Marie5 Mittag (Arthur Leonard4, Julia Martha3 Wolske, Adolph2, Michael1).  She married (1) Scott Cooper.  She married (2) Lyman Fischer .

Child of Joan Mittag and Scott Cooper is:
 85 i. Crystal Nicole6 Cooper.
 

Child of Joan Mittag and Lyman Fischer is:
 86 i. Elijah Lyman6 Fischer.
 

Generation No. 6

 82.  Derek Jon6 Knepprath (Debra Sue5 Mittag, Arthur Leonard4, Julia Martha3 Wolske, Adolph2, Michael1)  He met Angela Marie Rowdon, daughter of Matthew Rowdon and Jodi Wagner.

Child of Derek Knepprath and Angela Rowdon is:
 87 i. Dylan Matthew7 Knepprath.
 



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