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Brown County, Wisconsin , Posted Queries for

Brown County, Wisconsin

Posted Queries for October thru December 1996


SWETTE posted by Cheryl on Monday, October 7, 1996

I'm looking for the SWETTE Family History. Having a hard time finding were my grandfather was born and his mom and dad. Would like some help as this new to me.

HERMANS, KUSTERS, NOOYEN, VANDERHEYDEN posted by Heidi Stenson on Monday, October 7, 1996

I am a descendent of Alexis NOOYEN and Adelia HERMANS, both of Bay Settlement, WI. Alexis's parents were Henry Nooyen and Rosa VANDERHEYDEN. Adelia's parents were Albert Hermans and Anna Mary KUSTERS. I believe these people were also residents in the Bay Settlement area. My family tree seems to end here. I am looking for information concerning any of the above, i.e., dates, places, siblings, etc.

SWETTE posted by Cheryl on Monday, October 7, 1996

Looking for Sister Anna SWETTE Her birth is : Aug. 6,1898 [ were I don't know] Death: Feb. 1975 in Howard, Wi. ( Last known residence) Brother is Louis Swette, their are some more brothers and sister's don't known their names.

FARRELL, HARDING posted by Pat Fisher on Wednesday, October 16, 1996

Thomas J. FARRELL married Mary Ann HARDING in vicinity of Oshkosh/Green Bay around 1875. Their children: Thomas Walter, Ruby (b. 1881), Margaret, and Lewis. Farrell family emigrated to WI from Nelson, New Brunswick around 1850.

BOYDEN, FOOTE, HAMMOND posted by Mary Clarkson Buchholz on Saturday, October 26, 1996

My mother's father Charles Moses HAMMOND was born to Thomas Jefferson and Clarissa BOYDEN, daughter of Moses and Hannah FOOTE all residents of Juneau Co, Lemonweir township. I am searching for any information about the HAMMOND family or descendants. Charles moved to Faulk Co. South Dakota in 1880's. Thanks Mary in SD.

NOOYEN, VANDERHEYDEN posted by Heidi Stenson on Monday, October 28, 1996

Requesting any information on my great-great grandparents, Henry NOOYEN and Rosa VANDERHEYDEN, both of Bay Settlement, WI. Please advise, if you should have info on them or their families.

CRONE posted by Keith Boucher on Monday, October 28, 1996

Looking for CRONE Family History.

BEAUPRAIS, BEAUPREY, CHEVALIER, HOULE, LABORDE, LEROY posted by Marlene Rochon on Monday, November 11, 1996

Seeking information on Alexander Alec LABORDE son of Jean Baptiste LaBorde and; Marguerite CHEVALIER of Brown Co. WI. His brother was Luke La Borde who married Louisa/Laura BEAUPREY / BEAUPRAIS Alexander married Josephine Josette HOULE 28 May, 1828 in Brown Co. They lived in Taycheedah in Fond du Lac Co and in Winnebago Co. Three of their children: Ambrose b. c 1843, Joseph b. 1841, Rosalie born 15 April 1830 in Taycheedah. She married Joseph LEROY in Green Lake, WI. 28 May, 1829.

CLUSMAN, JENKINS posted by Pat Clusman on Monday, November 11, 1996

Looking for information on Louis CLUSMAN born in the mid 1800's, possibly in Belgium. I believe he married Alvina JENKINS. I am also interest in information on Alvina.

HALLET posted by Charles Rishel on Thursday, November 14, 1996

Edwin HALLET, my mother's father, born in Lena, WI., died in DePere, WI. in late 1980's. Married 3 times: 1st marriage - 2 sons Jule and Edward, Edward was later adopted by an Aunt and took her surname, resided in Milwaukee; 2nd marriage - 3 daughters Jacquin Joan, Donna Jean and Konny Rae, divorce in mid 1930's; 3rd marriage - 1 son name unknown. Edwin belonged to the Lion's club probably in DePere, Wi.

DAVIS, HAGER posted by B.J. Hager on Wednesday, November 20, 1996

Looking for information re: Steadman HAGER (wife Sylvia DAVIS) moved to Appleton (Brown County) from Rutland Vt. between 1846 and 1849. While in Wisconsin, had children George W. (b. 20 October 1851) and Franklin Napolean (b. 19 June 1857) Moved from Appleton to Nebraska in fall of 1856.

BALZA, BERO, FLAHAUT, FLAHAUX posted by Richard Balza on Thursday, November 21, 1996

Looking for information on Antonne(Antoin) BALZA born 13 Aug 1845, in Belgium. Married to Antionette FLAHAUX / FLAWAUX born 10 Mar 1845. Immigrated to Duval, Door County,WI in approximately. 1880, Died in Duval on 12 Oct, 1927. Father was John BALZA, mother Virgina BERO. Any information is welcome!

BOURNOVILLE, LEURQUIN posted by Richard Balza on Thursday, November 21, 1996

Looking for data on the LEURQUIN family. Desire Leurquin born 9 Mar, 1824 died 4 Nov, 1910 in Sugar Bush (Humboldt) WI. Married Cecelia BOURNOVILLE born 23 Feb 1830, died 23 Feb, 1918. Had at least four children: Alfred born 12 Nov 1858 in Temploux, Belgium; John Baptiste born in Belgium; Dieu Donne born 22 Sep 1865 in Temploux, Belgium; and Mary. Family immigrated to Humboldt, Brown, WI in October of 1871 landing in the Port of New York. Looking for any and all details.

CORBISIER, LEURQUIN, MARTEN, MARTIN, NOREAN posted by Richard Balza on Thursday, November 21, 1996

Trying to find information on Felix MARTIN / MARTEN born in Rosiere, Belgium on 22 December 1849, son of Daniel MARTIN and Theresa NOREAN. Felix died in Green Bay on 9 Apr 1909. He married Theresa CORBISIER, the couple had at least one child Victoria born 28 August 1871 in Rosiere, Belgium. Victoria married Dieu Donne LEURQUIN.


Looking for additional information on the VAN_LANEN / VAN_LAANEN family. My gg-grandfather Geradus Van Lanen born about 1788 married Johanna VANDERHEIDEN / VANDERHEIJDEN / VANDERHEYDEN. The couple had 10 children - Peter born: 12 mar 1817 married Wilhemina JANSEN, died 14 August 1881; Mary born 1818; Antone (Ariton) born 1823, Married Johanna DRICKS died 14 Aug 1898; Bernard (Geradus) born 1825 married Elizabeth VANDERLANDEN; Antionette born ; 1827 Hendrick (Henry/Drick)born 21 Aug 1829 died 9 Apr 1920; Minerva, Matilda, Susan and Jane ied 1849 (possibly aboard ship while immigrating).

RABIDEAU posted by John Rabideau on Thursday, November 28, 1996

I need all information available about my grandfather John Baptiste RABIDEAU. He was born in Wis.about 1880 or 1881.The name of his wife was Lilian. He had four children, Lawrence, Robert, Irving, and Bernice. He worked as a lumberjack and as a blacksmith in northern Wis. He died July 28th.1943.I would like information about his family such as brothers, sisters, parents names and any aunts and uncles. Thank You John Rabideau

GRIGNON, MCABEE posted by Charlene Filipiak on Thursday, November 28, 1996

Researching the MCABEE family. Oldest ancestor is Lambert McAbee and wife Cattish Caron, who is 1/4 Abnaki, 1/2 Menominee and 1/4 French. Their children are Michael, Antionie, Lambert Jr, Jean Baptistie, and a daughter who married Jean Baptistie GRIGNON. I have more, am looking for branches that connect.


Looking for any additional information on LEININGER family residence - township of Morrison, Brown County from late 1860's. One Caroline LEININGER married a Herman KITZERROW whose descendants still live in the area. Here's an outline: Theobold LEININGER12-24-1809 Alsace-Lorraine, Germany to Orangeville, NY 1830's, to Germantown 10-4-1841, to Marion and Fayette Co., Il late 1860's to 1870's, to DePere,WI died 9-27-1893. Wife Margarethe HAR / HERR b.1806 Germany d.1875 Marion Co., Il. Children: Theobold Jr 6-1835 Orangeville, NY d.1910 Morrison Twp Brown Co WI. Wife Salome Magdeline DETRICH b.1839 Buffalo, NY d. 1910 Morrison; David? A family record I have states a son named David, but he may may be confused with Theobold; Henry b.abt 1838 Orangeville, NY d. early 1920's, possibly in Kenosha,WI Wife Georgeanna WATERLIN; Michael b. 4-25-1839 Orangeville, NY d. 1-1927 DePere, WI. I have extensively researched this line. Wives: Louisa CLEM1839-1867; Ellen Folkendenser Waggoner FALCK 6-10-1846 Buffalo, NY d. 5-16-1892; Margaret b. 7-1840 Orangeville, NY d.10-1924 Cheboygan, MI Hus. George Valentine BRILL b.7-1837 d. 1911 Cheboygan MI.; George b.abt 1842 Germantown, WI d. 1882 Marion or Fayette Co., IL Wife Sophia WASMUTH b. 1844 d. 1897; Fredrick b. 7-20-1844 Germantown, Wi d. 6-5-1935 Vernon, Marion Co., Il Wifes Mariah EPPERSON b. and d. unknown Lucinda COX b&d unknown; Martin b. 1846 Germantown, WI d. Nov 1914 DePere, WI Wife Kate BURCKLE b abt 1859 d. 10-19-1930 DePere, WI.; Louis b.abt 1848 d. around 1930 Michigan? Wife Henrietta?

FINNEGAN, HOULE, MAY posted by Nancy on Sunday, December 1, 1996

Looking for any information on Patrick FINNEGAN and Julia MAY Family. Patrick and Julia had at least one son, William FINNEGAN (b. 1856/57). William married Philiomene "Minnie" HOULE (b. abt 1876), the daughter of Joseph Houle and Delina. The family probably originated in Brown County, WI.

MELLEN posted by Bob Stephan on Sunday, December 1, 1996

Looking for the names of the parents, and the surname of the first wife (Harriet) of Alfred Stebbins MELLEN of Lyndon Township, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin. Alfred was born in MA in 1814, moved to NY then to WI, and died in Sheboygan County in 1885.

COTE, VANEX posted by Richard Cordi on Thursday, December 5, 1996

I am looking for information on my great-grandparents. The grandmother, Margaret VANEX, was from Duck Creek. The grandfather, Thomas COTE, was from Quebec. They married in 1884 at Nicolet, Brown County. They later moved to Wausau and lived there until going to California in 1890.

LALLY posted by William Lally on Friday, December 6, 1996

Trying to find descendants of Malachy LALLY, buried in the St. Patrick Churchyard in Askeaton. He was one of my great-grandfathers.

BUSSIERE posted by Don Bussiere on Sunday, December 15, 1996

I am looking for two women (an older woman and her niece) who visited Rockland, MI on October 3rd, 1996 . She noticed a business sign with the name BUSSIERE on it and inquired at the post office. Said her fathers name was Bussiere and he had lived in Lake Linden. I believe her to be my second cousin. Her parents moved to Pulaski where he was the station agent. They had two daughters, thus not knowing her married name I haven't been able to track her down.

JACQMIN posted by Ken Junttonen on Saturday, December 21, 1996

Looking for contacts with anyone doing research on JACQMIN from the Green Bay area.

LOTT, MCDOUGAL, ROEMER posted by Stephen G. Schweyen on Tuesday, December 24, 1996

I am searching for the grandparents of Loui Jacob Charles ROEMER, born May 31, 1867/68 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Loui's father was Lou Roemer, born about 1832 in Saxony and came to America with his parents to Oshkosh, Wisconsin in about 1843. Lou Roemer's parents first names are unknown but his father was a Roemer and his mother's maiden name was MCDOUGAL. The family came from Saxony to America. Lou Roemer married Anne Eliza LOTT and they and their son Loui later settled in Minnesota. Anne's father was Jeremiah Lott, b.1818 in N.J. and her mother was Sarah Lott, b. in New Brunswick, Canada. Anne had a brother Edward Perely Lott. Any information on these people and families would be greatly appreciated.

BAUER, DURST, STEIN, VANDERWAGEN, WEINMANN posted by Karen Walker on Tuesday, December 24, 1996

Stein family, Nicholas STEIN (1802-1880) had 3 children:Francis (Frank) m. Philapena VANDERWAGEN; Gertrude m. Peter Stein, and; Henry (unk). Peter and Gertrude had 8 children including Joseph m. Ida DURST daughter of Bartholamew Durst and Ida WEINMANN daughter of Franz Anton Weinmann and Maria Theresa BAUER of Baden. Need info on Stein family and Durst's. Have info on Weinmann. Stein's started in Brown Co. and moved to Winnebago Co. Weinmann's were in Winnebago and Jefferson Co. Durst in Dane.

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