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Brown County, Wisconsin , Posted Queries for

Brown County, Wisconsin

Posted Queries for March thru May 1997


BLASH, BLASHINSKY, GAGNON, MENDEN posted by Michael Fleming on Wednesday, March 12, 1997

Nicholas BLASHINSKY(B.? D.?) m. Mary GAGNON (b. 5 Apr 1871 d. 5 May 1949 - Last name at death MENDEN) They had 7 children. Two were definately born in Green Bay, Brown Co. WI. John and Joseph (twins) b. 7 Feb 1892. Other children were Phillip, Michael, George, Mary, Elizabeth. Would like any additional info on any of these people especially Nicholas and Mary. At some point some of the family changed their name to BLASH.

GOEBEN, VON GOEBEN posted by Goeben (Von Goeben) on Monday, March 17, 1997

Any references to the members of the GOEBEN (VON_GOEBEN) Family.

ANCIAUX, JADIN, MERCIER, NELIS, NELLIS, RENIER, ROMUALD posted by Iris Peppers on Friday, March 21, 1997

Would like to find other researchers who are researching the following names: MERCIER, RENIER, NELIS / NELLIS ROMUALD, ANCIAUX, and JADIN in Brown County, Wisconsin.

ELLIS, PORTER, REID posted by Susan Kelly on Wednesday, March 26, 1997

Seeking any information about Lucinda M. (PORTER) ELLIS and her daughter, Eleanor M. REID. Lucinda was born c1827. She married her first husband, Archibald Reid c.1847 in Plympton Township, Lambton County, Ontario, Canada. Daughter, Eleanor, was born c 1848 in Canada. C1852, Archibald Reid, Lucinda and Eleanor moved to Muskegon County, MI. Archibald died in 1857. Lucinda married her second husband, James Hiram ELLIS in 1860. He died in 1862 and is buried in Muskegon. In the early 1870's, Lucinda sold a significant amount of property in North Muskegon. The deed stated that she and her daughter, Eleanor Reid were residing in Green Bay, Brown County WI. Extensive research has not revealed what happened to Lucinda (Porter) Ellis or her daughter, Eleanor Reid. Any help would be appreciated.

COBUSSON, GILLING, KUBUSSEN, SWETTE posted by Barbara Thompson on Saturday, April 5, 1997

I am researching the SWETTE family. Theresa Swette married Desire GILLING in Green Bay (we think). Their whole family was raised in Green Bay. Marion Gilling, My mother-in-law was their youngest daughter Seven other children. Theresa had a brother Louis, I believe. I think their mother was Harriet or Hattie COBUSSON or KUBUSSEN. Please contact me with any info. Thank You.

BARTLEIN, BOEHM, ECKES, HESSELMAN, KUROWSKI, NILES, SCHOMMER, WILZ posted by John P. Wilz on Saturday, April 5, 1997

1. Sabena (Sabina) BARTLEIN (1874-1955) married George WILZ (1874-1940). 2. Emma Wilz (1877-1939), daughter of Napolean Wilz married Tony BOEHM. Their children include Mathilda ECKES, Katherine NILES, Barbara KUROWSKI SCHOMMER, Rozella (a.k.a. Sister Malfrieda), and Carl. 3. Willie Wilz married Elsie HESSELMAN. They had 2 children: Gertrude and Lawrence. These families lived in the area around Lake Winnebago and in the counties of Brown, Calumet, Fond du Lac, Manitowoc, Outagamie, Sheboygan, and Winnegbago. Seeking info on BARTLEIN, BOEHM, and HESSELMAN, as well as additional information on WILZ family.

FOHRMAN, FOHRMANN, FULLER posted by Jeff McGarrah on Sunday, April 6, 1997

I am most interested in corrisponding with anyone who might have information on the FOHRMAN / FOHRMANN family that was in Green Bay from the mid-1800s to the late 1800s. Also interested in FULLER family from the same time period. Thank you.

NEWHOUSE, NIENHAUS posted by Richard Casey on Saturday, April 12, 1997

NIENHAUS / NEWHOUSE Bernard Nienhaus moved his family to Brown Co. from Washington Co., between the 1860 and 1870 census. They lived in Morrison and owned property in Wrightstown. My Grandfather, Frank Newhouse was the son of Francis, one of Barney's six sons. I would appreciate any information about this family. Cir. 1900 Regina and Francis lived in Freedom, WI.

BERNER, LAUER posted by Sue Haake on Monday, April 21, 1997

I am looking for information about Maria BERNER married to Peter LAUER Abt 1860. She died in 1869. Children are Mathias George, Peter and Mary Ann. Family stories lead us to believe that she may be from a county near Green Bay.


Searching for information about: Johan Diderich HYLSENBERG b. Nov.1, 1815 in Leestrup, Kongsted, Denmark d. April 18, 1887 in Denmark, Brown, Wis. Ane Kirstine HANSEN b. January 12, 1810 Roholte Parish, Denmar, d. February 26, 1897 in Denmark, Brown, Wis. Hans John JOHANSEN b. July 31, 1835 Praesto, Denmark d. August 20, 1881 in Denmark, Brown, Wis. Sine MORTENSON b. Oct 6, 1834 Denmark d. May 20, 1903 Denmark, Brown, Wis. Jens P. RASMUSSEN d. Apr 20, 1909 Denmark, Brown, Wis Margarete VON SEGGERN d. Apr. 14, 1908 Denmark, Brown, Wis. Carroline EBELING d. Apr. 21, 1961 Denmark, Brown, Wis.

BAPTISTE, PELKEY posted by JoAnn on Thursday, May 1, 1997

Trying to locate parents of John PELKEY or Jane BAPTISTE, they were married in Praire Du Chein, Wisc. in 1872.

CHURCH, JOHNSON posted by Irene Church on Thursday, May 1, 1997

I am researching my husbands family - Alanson Leonard CHURCH b. 9 July, 1867 in Woodstock, Oxford Co. , Ontario, Canada; d. 12 November, 1906 in Green Bay, Brown, WI and buried 14 November, 1906 in Woodlawn Cemetery. Alanson was married to Annie JOHNSON of Green Bay, WI. His parents were Alanson Church b. 26 January, 1839 in Ontario Canada d. 29 April, 1889 on Woodstock, Ontario; and Agnes? Agnes died 12 September, 1928 in Green Bay, WI. Looking for other living relatives as well.

FELDHAUSEN, HERMANN, REICHARTZ, RODENHAUS, ROTHE, VEESART posted by Dee Dee Rypka on Friday, May 2, 1997

:The FELDHAUSEN family immigrated to Green Bay about 1851-1853. Did Nikolaus and Anna Maria REICHARTZ Feldhausen accompany their children: Jacob (m. Theresa VEESART), Anna Barbara (m. Emil ROTHE), Gertrud Anna (m. Jacob RODENHAUS, KS), Matthias Josef (m. Margaret HERMANN). There were 17 children; don't know who else came to Wisconsin.

VAN SISTINE, VERDOOT posted by Ronald A. VerDoot on Monday, May 5, 1997

Looking for information on VERDOOT and VAN_SISTINE in all of Brown County area. The Verdoot's came to Humbolt in 1856, and later moved over all of Brown County. Some were in West DePere and also Green Bay.

ZIERHUT posted by Carla Zirhut on Friday, May 9, 1997

Looking for ZIERHUT ancestors. Know they were in Brown Co. WI. Have heard that Ruth Seymour has done research on this family. If anyone can help me it would be very much appreciated.

CORRIGAN, FARLEY, FINNEGAN posted by Susan Laub on Saturday, May 10, 1997

Michael FINNEGAN and Jane FARLEY: I'm helping a friend in her search. We're looking for the birthplace in Ireland of Michael and of Jane Farley and her parents (Owen Farley and Frances CORRIGAN ). Michael was born c. 1813 and emigrated to Canada c. 1834. He moved to Brown County in 1872 and died in December of 1885. We have all census and death records. We need something to tell us where these folks were born--emigration records/naturalization records?? Any suggestions appreciated. Thanks.

BRAINARD, BRAINERD, GONSE, HURLBUT, VILLIESSE posted by Brian Gaber on Sunday, May 11, 1997

Looking for death record for George VILLIESSE, supposedly died around 1920, living in Green bay in 1919. What became of Sadie and Fred GONSE, living in Preble in 1900. Looking for anything on Harry BRAINARD/BRAINERD, and his sister Bessie (BRAINARD) HURLBUT.

HAFFNER, RIPKA posted by Patricia Cleveland on Sunday, May 11, 1997

Paul HAFFNER and Minnie (Wilhelmina) RIPKA lived in Wrightstown, Brown County in 1872, and had a son Ansc (Ernest) Haffner. I don't know of any other children or how long they resided there. I know so little about them, but any information would be more than I have right now.

FLANAGAN, FLANNAGAN, JARVIS, NEALAND, NEILON, REANSEAU, RIENDEAU, STUART posted by Bel Morrison Flanagan on Wednesday, May 14, 1997

Any information about James Stuart FLANAGAN or O_FLANNAGAN, son of James Peter Flanagan or O'Flannagan and Mary Ellen NEILON or NEALAND. James STUART married Exzelda RIENDEAU or REANSEAU, daughter of Louis Riendeau and Euphrosine or Elizabeth JARVIS, probably in Oconto. Their eldest son Joseph probably born in Wisconsin in late 1890's. Need date and place of marriage, birth record for Joseph Flanagan, any other information. Thank you.

ARTS, HENNEKENS posted by Elaine Johnson on Saturday, May 17, 1997

I am looking for information on John Johan ARTS. I know that he was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin (date unknown). He married Carolyn HENNEKENS in 1883 in Grafton, Wisconsin. They moved to Chippewa county and had five children: Louie; Louise; Wilber Friede (my grandfather) b. October 15, 1891, d. 1968; George b. 1896, d. 1961; and Rene b. 1899. He died in 1899 from an accidental self inflicted gunshot while hunting. (In Chippewa County) I am interested in finding out the birth date, marriage date and death of John Johan ARTS. I am also interested in any information as to who his parents were.

MOHR, PULGER posted by Mary S. Williams on Saturday, May 17, 1997

Looking for date and place of death for Peter MOHR, son of John A. Mohr and Mary Anne PULGER, born June 22, 1868, Green Bay, WI.

ARNEILL, RAE posted by Dianne Arneill on Sunday, May 18, 1997

Looking for family history of James Rae ARNEILL, b.March 6, 1869 in Depere, WI. His parents were John Arneill and Elizabeth RAE.

BEACH, BEECH posted by Myrna Liddell on Sunday, May 18, 1997

Looking for Harry BEACH or BEECH who died in Green Bay, Brown Co., WI. Indian American who may have changed his name to Harry Beech or Beach. Lived in WI at the turn of the century.

BENNETT, CLAY, CROUCH, DICKINSON posted by Janelle Dvorak on Saturday, May 24, 1997

Need census information from the 1860 census in Monroe County on: Henry CROUCH of Sparta, David BENNETT Jr. of Sparta. Also need information from the Brown County 1860 census on George DICKINSON of Wrightstown. Am also interested in a copy of the will of one Francis CLAY, who died in December 1914 in LincolnTownship, Monroe County.

HAFFNER, RIPKA posted by Patricia Cleveland on Sunday, May 25, 1997

Researching the family name of HAFFNER. Paul and Minnie (Wilhelmina) RIPKA Haffner had a son Ansc (Ernest) in Wrightstown, in 1872-3 not sure of exact date. Any information on the name of HAFFNER would be so appreciated as there may have been other family members living there.

NEWHOUSE, NIENHAUS posted by Richard Casey on Thursday, May 29, 1997

NIENHAUS/NEWHOUSE, I am trying to reconstruct the extended family of Bernard Nienhaus b. cir 1812 in Prussia, d. Aug 16 1878 in Morrison, Brown Cty. Wife, Regina Afting b. 1818 d.Feb 22, 1901, Freedom, WI. They had eight known children. Some of the children changed the surname to Newhouse. Any help would be appreciated.

ELLEFSEN, KNUDSDATTER, NELSON, NIELSEN posted by Barbara Boardman on Friday, May 30, 1997

I'm looking for the descentents of Halvor NIELSEN(NELSON)b:1828 in Norway and his wife Gunborg Tomine KNUDSDATTER,B:1836 in Norway. They lived in Ashwaubenon before Halvor was killed in the 1870s. Sometime in the 1880s she moved to Fort Howard and had a grocery store. Their children that I have listed were, Caroline, 1866; Otto, 1868; Anton, 1873; Theodore, 1876; Bertha, 1878. I believe there were older children, but I do not have their names. They had a great uncle named Nils ELLEFSEN, who died in 1917 in Green Bay, he was a sailor. Any info on this family will be very much appreciated, Thank you...Barbara Boardman, Montgomery, AL

BROGAN, BURNS, CLANCY posted by Richard Johnston on Friday, May 30, 1997

Seeking info on the following Irish names in and around Green Leaf. CLANCY, BROGAN, and BURNS

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