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Ozaukee County Families

The families mentioned on this page spent at least some of their lives in Ozaukee County. Most of the information, documents and photos have been contributed by family members who are willing and anxious to share with others researching their family histories. If you find their contributions valuable, please take a minute to thank them.

Family Documents - Included are diaries, journals, group sheets, passenger lists, etc.

1841 Passenger List contributed by William Heiser
1845 Passenger List of Ship Silvanus Jenkins which contains many families who settled in Ozaukee County - part of Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild
1946 Annual Statement of St. John's Lutheran Church, Port Washington - list of contributing members
Bonniwell Biography submitted by Martin W. Johnson
Corwin Family History thought to have been done by William Bramwell Sizer or one of his siblings - contributed by Louise Thompson
Grob/Marth biography - submitted by Kent Peterson
Hartwig, Dr. Theodore - letters - found at the University of Wisconsin Digital Collection

Hetzel Family pages submitted by Anna Hetzel. There are links at the bottom of some family pages to family photos.
Kerner Family of Grafton information - contributed by Lynda Campbell
Liebl/Liebel Family of Fredonia - contributed by Kay Masters.
History of Jacob & Magdeline Lapp Maechtle by Minnie Maechtle Sizer - contributed by Louise Thompson
Niederkorn Family research notes - contributed by Michael John Niederkorn
Julius Sizer written by his wife, Ruth Corwin Sizer - contributed by Louise Thompson
Ada Lillian Sizer Sylvester - a short autobiography - contributed by Louise Thompson
Sizer family notes by Ada Lillian Sizer Sylvester - contributed by Louise Thompson
Sizer Quit Claim Cemetery deed dated 1904 - contributed by Louise Thompson
Traufler biography submitted by Jan Patrick Mongoven
Visiting the Prowatzke Farm in Grafton - by Glenn Prow
Voland, Carl (Karl) Life Story - contributed by Linda King
Weber, Michael, Civil War papers including affadavit for wife, Barbara
Wiltgen, Michael (b. 1862) biography - submitted to Clark County, Wisconsin website
Zimmermann family group sheet contributed by William Heiser

Families in the News - Newspaper and magazine articles about Ozaukee County families. Many of these articles are from newspapers outside of the county. Please also check articles being transcribed from local newspapers on our NEWSPAPER page for news stories about your ancestors.

Haenke Articles - submitted by Barbara Haenke Ulrich

Haenke 63rd Anniversary
Haenke 65th Anniversary
Haenke Article

Maechtle Articles - contributed by Louise Thompson

Lois Maechtle 85th birthday article - extracted from the Ozaukee Press
Maechtle Family Reunion - extracted from The Milwaukee Journal August 16, 1948
President's Wife Sends Greetings on Mrs. Maechtle's 90th Birthday

McGinley Articles

Daniel McGinley Farewell - extracted from The Milwaukee Telegraph, January 29, 1898
Daniel McGinley Portrait - extracted from The Milwaukee Telegraph, December 26, 1896
"A Summer Jaunt" by Daniel McGinley - extracted from The Cedarburg News.
James McGinley Letter - extracted from The Milwaukee Sunday Telegraph, April 5, 1885
James McGinley Letter - extracted from The Milwaukee Sunday Telegraph, April 19, 1885
James McGinley Letters - extracted from The Milwaukee Sunday Telegraph, October 10, 1886

Miscellaneous Ozaukee County Articles

100 Year Old Ozaukee County Family Farms - extracted from the Ozaukee Press.
History of the Bonniwell Settlement in Mequon - extracted from Cedarburg Weekly News, June 23, 1886.
Brabender 50th Anniversary - contributed by Kolinda G. Jetty Guerin
German Pioneer Letters featuring letters from the Boerner, Hilgen, Roebken and Schroeder families - extracted from the Wisconsin Magazine of History, June, 1933.
Klueber-Clausing Nuptials - extracted from the Cedarburg News.
William Large news article
Mystery Farms - extracted from the Ozaukee Press
A Pioneer Educator of Ozaukee County - an article about Charles Lau written by Theodore A. Boerner extracted from the Wisconsin Magazine of History, December, 1927.
Port Washington Pilot photos picturing various Ozaukee Co. residents contributed by Eileen Galles Parris
Runkel 50th Wedding Anniversary - contributed by Louise Thompson
Fr. Fred J. Schmit - website biography on St. Andrew Catholic Church, Sparta, Tennessee.
Bernhard Schneider - prominent panorama painter - extracted from the Ozaukee Press.
Voland Farm (Mequon) news article - contributed by Linda King
Watry 50th Anniversary - contributed by William Buivid
Weber-Schmit Wedding - extracted from the Port Washington Herald
Wittenberg Golden Anniversary - extracted from The Cedarburg News
Zellmer-Dietsch Wedding - extracted from the Port Washington Herald

Family Obituaries - These obituaries are from newspapers other than those published in the county. The deceased have an Ozaukee County connection. Also, please check obituaries included in articles from local newspapers on our NEWSPAPER page. If you would like to contribute an obituary for our county site, please contact me and I'll be happy to include them here.

Arndt, Johanna (Asche)
Bartels, Joel
Behling, Otto A.
Birmingham (Burns), Mrs. Margaret
Blumenberg, Mrs. Wm. (Ida Keller)
Conforti, Mrs. Susan
Daniels, George Cook
Dennett, Sarah Gale
Dondlinger, John B.
Even, Peter J. Sr.
Fagan, Garret W.
Fagan, Mrs. G. W. (Mary Burns)
Glassburn, Mrs. Elizabeth (Sizer)
Gruenwald, Bertha (Thesfeldt)
Hrdlicka, Robert L.
Hurias, Dominic
Jaeger, Julius
Jenner, Margaret (Mrs. George)
Kleckner, Louis
Kratzer, Kunnie
Large, Bertha (Look)
Last, Augusta (Luedke)
Loehr, Amelia (Oehme)
Loehr, Peter
Maechtle, Caroline
Maechtle, Frank
Maechtle, Jacob Frederick
Maechtle, Lois
Maechtle, Selma
Maechtle, Rev. Wesley
Marin, William
McGinley, Daniel E.
Mentzel, Joel
Mertzdorf, Gustave
Merzdorf, Mathilda (Oehme)
Mueller, Heinrich
Mueller, Miss Orlinda
Muessling, Adolph
Oehme, Charlotte
Oehme, Friedrich
Patasius, Anthony
Pautz, John
Pooch, Emilie (Oehme)
Pooch, Herman
Prom, Catherine
Reinhart, Mary
Retzer, Rose
Rose, William
Schaefer, Ida
Schanen, Mrs. Elizabeth
Schramka, John
Stemper, Mathias
Strack, Meta
Suelflow, Mrs. John
Ternes, Leona
Thill, Frank Sr.
Verch, Mrs. Julius
Weiss, Anton and Susan (Miller)
Weller, Catherine (Mrs. John)
Wells, Reuben
Wester, Aloys
Weyker, John P.
Wilson, Edward L.
Yankunas, Stanley
Zimmermann, Mrs. Martin (Schwinn)

Family Photos - Photographs contributed by family members

2008 Stone House Tour houses - Cedarburg
Anderson Family Pictures contributed by Virginia Thiebaud
Baake Family Pictures contribued by Cindy Koehler
Frank Bley & Anna Ries wedding photo is posted on the Dead Fred Genealogy Photo Archive site.
Boehner/Laubenstein Family Pictures contributed by Rev. Nathan R. Riley
Bonita Bostwick photo appearing in Port Washington Star
Brabender Family Pictures contributed by Kolinda D. Jetty Guerin
Feyereisen children photo is posted on the Dead Fred Genealogy Photo Archive site.
Goedde Family Reunion contributed by William Buivid
Grabow, Pastor Wm. - please contact me if you have questions.
Haenke Family Pictures contributed by Barbara Haenke Ulrich
Hetzel Family Photos contributed by Anna Hetzel
Juergens, Edwin H. confirmation contributed by Kristine Reilly
Kerner Family contributed by Lynda Campbell
Maechtle family members contributed by Louise Thompson
McCarthy daughters, Daisy & Winnie contributed by Jodi Dew
McGinley, Daniel first fire chief of Saukville, contributed by Eileen Landmann
McGinley, Daniel (U. S. Ambassador to Greece) contributed by Mary Ann Albrecht
Merrill, Hallie contributed by Connie Marrill Schachel
Miller, Conrad contributed by Jim Anderson
Ozaukee County Board members, 1910 contributed by Janet R. Cooper
Riemer family photos contributed courtesy of W. H. Riemer
Sizer family photos contributed by Louise Thompson
Unknown Grafton Wedding Couple
Peter Watry Sr. Family contributed by William Buivid
Waubeka Singers contributed by William Buivid
Fred Weber photo is posted on the Dead Fred Genealogy Photo Archive site.
Young Men's Social Club of Port Washington extracted from Ozaukee Press

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