Scrapbook Gleanings of Dorchester

Mayville Township, Clark Co., WI

Contributed by Linda J. Mertens.

 

Alpha-Index

 

FORMAT: NAME-BORN-BIRTHPLACE-DEATH YEAR & AGE-MARRIAGE
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CHARLES HABECK
Charles Habeck March 8 1919
Marie Kasten September 14, 1856 Manitowoc October 16, 19311--75 yrs.
(Married 1876, Gibson, WI)

Bertha Phillips Town of Mayville
(Married Rudolph Kebel)

Amanda? Chicago Town of Mayville
(Married M. Sampson)

Amalia (Marriedollie) November 24, 1889 Town of Mayville May 31, 1978--88 yrs.
(Married Ray Dake, October 30, 1912, Two Rivers) SEE: RAY DAKE, SR.

Otto Two Rivers December 13, 1885 Town of Mayville

Louis Two Rivers Town of Mayville
John December 31, 1877 Town of Mayville
Charles Town of Mayville Fall 1918
(Married Clara Bilz, About 1902)
One other son preceded his mother in death.

Shortly after their marriage, the Habeck's moved to Dorchester area and settled on a farm three miles west of the village (Gipp's farm).
1Died from lung cancer.

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FRANK HABECK

Frank Habeck April 19, 1853 Pummer, Germany April 6, 1933--80 yrs.
Amelia Timm January 7, 1917
(Married Spring 1881, Germany)

Carl1 March 8, 1895 Town of Mayville January 3, 1971--75 yrs.
(Married Mary (Marriedarie?) Lindau, January 8, 1919)
Arthur, Helen, LaVerne (Lavern?), Mildred

Anna
(Married Paul Engelbert)

Bertha
(Married T.B. England)

Wil...

One other child

Frank and Amelia came to America in the fall of 1881 and moved to a farm 4 miles northwest of Dorchester (later Joe Weber's). Frank moved to Dorchester in 1919.
1Carl and Mary farmed in Town of Mayville until moving to Dorchester in 1948. Built house at 225 S. 3rd Street in 1949.

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JOHN HABECK

John Habeck December 31, 1877 Town of Mayville October 9, 1965--87 yrs.
Friederica (Rica) Scheelk1 January 18, 1878 near Peshtigo March 5, 1956--78 yrs.
(Married June 7, 1903, Dorchester2)

Elmer 21

1Came to Dorchester area in 1885 with parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Scheelk.
2Married in the old St. Peter's Lutheran Church; attendants were: Bertha Habeck (sister of John), Bertha Georgas, Elmer Georgas, Emil Daellenbach.

Mrs. Louisa Marheine, one of seven survivors of the Peshtigo fire of 1871 which killed more than 800 persons, died November 12, 1963 in a Tomahawk hospital. She was a sister to Rica Habeck.
Family settled on farm south of Dorchester where a stone quarry later existed.
John and Rica moved into their home in Dorchester in 1903.

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HENRY HAEUSER

Henry Haeuser1
Marie1

Arnold Ernest February 6, 1904 Dorchester January 24, 1946--41 yrs.
Harriet
(Married C.C. Cagnacci)
Margaretha
(Married M. Knapp)
Martha
(Married E.N. Sorenson)
Louis
Ernest
Charles
George
Maurice1
Freda1
(Married John Eakin)
Bertha1
(Married John Schauss)
Amanda1
(Married Fred Jensen)
1Died before 1946.

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IRA HAWKS

Ira Hawks1 June 1, 1866 Jefferson November 2, 1947--81 yrs.
Lucy Skidmore2 1869-70 April 19, 1934 64
(Married 1890, Curtiss)

Mervin

Donald

Florence 1924
(Married Voskuil)

Dorothy 1922

Lived on farm in Town of Mayville from 1890 to 1917; then operated a food store in Abbotsford for about three years. Lived on farm near Withee from about 1920-34.
Lucy Hawks (23?) was the first teacher in the "new" Hilltop School built about 1892.

1Brother is Emmet.
2Sisters were: Mrs. Minnie Green, Curtiss; Elizabeth, Holway; May, Holway; Brother: Benjamin.

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OTTO R. HEIDTKE
Otto R. Heidtke
Esther Cora Frieda Bitter July 2, 1818 May 3, 1930--41 yrs.
(Married December 28, 1916)

Mildred1
(Married Clifford C. Ellingson)
Loretta August 24, 1919 February 1930 10

Four step-children of Esther:
Dorothy
(Married Arthur Marquardt)
Walter
Werner
Eleanor

Ten-year-old Loretta and Mrs. Esther Heidtke died within three months of each other.
Otto Heidtke was a shoe repairman by trade.
1Employed by Erickson Hardware Co. in Dorchester at the time of her wedding. She was a graduate of the Class of '36.

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H. MARTIN HEINDL
Hulbert? Martin Heindl February 19, 1964
Theresa Dessl May 6, 1966

Mathilda "Tillie" 1911
(Married Clarence Gonnering)
Gerald, Robert, Marlene, ...
Catherine June 27, 1912 Town of Mayville August 19, 1983--71 yrs.
(Married Arthur Ellenbecker, October 12, 1932)
Bernette, Kenneth, Galen
(Married Wilfred "Bill" Pinter, April 7, 1978, Dorchester)
Cecelia October 31, 1916 Dorchester
(Married Henry Feldbruegge, October 6, 1937, Dorchester)
Donald, Diane, Joan, Roger, Kristine
(Christina?) Sr. Mary Bernette
Gertrude
(Married Harry Rozak, May 21, 1945, Milwaukee)
Lawrence
(Married Adeline Geiger, September 10, 1945-46)
David, Paul, Eugene, Patricia, Karen, Jeffery, Judith
Clemence
(Married Margaret Mayr, August 17, 1948)
Jerome, Ruben, Cheryl, Teresa
Wilfred
(Married Betty Weber)
Everest
Joseph Before 1983
Family farm was two miles west and mile north of Dorchester on NE corner.

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NICHOLAS HEINDL

Nicholas Heindl May 11, 1965
Elizabeth Leonhard June 30, 1973--81 yrs.

Helen
(Married Clarence Riegert1, June 25, 1946)

Reverand Arthur W. Heindl
(Ordained Catholic priest, May 18, 1940)

Eugene John October 19, 1919 December 29, 1961--41 yrs.
(Married Alice Riegert1, June 11, 1946)

Bernard F.2 November 15, 1912 Town of Holton September 15, 1991--78 yrs.
James

Urban
(Married Rose Mary Ledger, October 20, 1956, Marshfield)
Daniel, Charles, Kathleen, Charleen, Elizabeth, Diane
Francis February 29, 1928 Dorchester April 6, 1986--58 yrs.
(Ordained Catholic priest May 31, 1952)

1Father is Allen Riegert; sister is Mrs. Frank (Helen) Hollman.
2Apparently did not marry; farmed home farm until 1970.
The children are cousins to Gertrude Leonhard.

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RICHARD HELM
Richard "Dick" Helm November 21, 1871 Weyauwega March 21, 1947--75 yrs.
Ella Hartfiel July 2, 1871 Weyauwega 1969-70--98 yrs.
(Married August 10, 1899)

No children

Couple came to Dorchester in 1907; Dick Helm was a bridge carpenter on the Soo Line for 20 years (1917-37); Before working for the railroad, he worked in lumber camps in the vicinity.

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ARTHUR HERMAN

Arthur George Herman January 15, 1880 Jerseyville, IL June 16, 1963--83 yrs.
Elnora Rose-Marie (Nora) April 20, 1891 Dorchester March 20, 1944--52 yrs.
Krakenberger
(Married July 19, 1911, Dorchester)

Clifford Herman December 30, 1911 Dorchester
(Married Mildred Mary Kronschnabl, January 26, 1942, Dorchester)
Joseph
Geraldine Mae November 11, 1913
(Married Louis James Sebold, February 24, 1932, St. Paul, MN)
Gwen, Russell, Duane
Dorothy Eleanor July 29, 1916
(Married Fred Hartman, July 9, 1946)
No children
Kenneth November 5, 1918 June 28, 1945 26

Myrtle Marie December 30, 1922
(Married Thomas Glasbrenner)
Kimberley
James Lee March 31, 1931 Dorchester
(Married Eldrin Morgado)
Lynn, Brian, Kenneth


George Herman family, Arthur's parents, came to Dorchester in 1895.

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FRANK HIEBSCH

Frank V. Hiebsch April 5, 1881 Tyssa, Austria February 16, 1972--90 yrs.
Ann McCoy 1911
(Married 1905
Clara Schmitt March 28, 1887 Marshfield, WI September 25, 1969--82 yrs.
(Married January 9, 1919)
19?

Ruth
(Married Marlin W. Miller)

Bert Jeanne
(Married Lawrence Ness Hansen)

Frank came to America with his parents when he was 12 (1893) settling in Dorchester area.
After Frank's marriage to Ann McCoy, the couple lived in Westboro where he was employed. In 1911 the family returned to Dorchester where he was made manager of the Dorchester Cooperative. He resigned that position in 1922 and became a cashier at the Dorchester State Bank, later becoming president. He served as bank director from 1915 to 1962. He was also treasurer of St. Louis Church for 40 years.

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ALFRED HINKE

Alfred "Atz" Hinke September 13, 1903 Town of Mayville April 26, 1976--72 yrs.
Jesse J. Boor March 28, 1908 Medford, WI 1983-84 75
(Married August 28, 1928, Medford)

Jacquelina Patricia
(Married Arthur Leipold, September 3, 1955)

Janice
(Married Glenn Svoboda, July 20, 1957)

Bryce
(Married Marlene Schumacher1, April 24, 1951)

1Daughter of Pete Schumacher.

Hinke's farmed in Town of Mayville and operated Hinke's Tavern from 1937 - 46; operated a dance hall from 1930 - 42. "Atz" managed the Dorchester Co-op Feed Store 1952 - 70.

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MAX HOFFMAN, SR.

Max Hoffman, Sr. December 3, 1871 Warrenried 1947-48--76 yrs.
Germany
Caroline Bachenmeir
(Married September 5, 1892, Templeton, IA)

Frances March 16, 1970--75 yrs.
(Married Ed Kaufmann)
Max, Jr. December 20, 1972--76 yrs.
(Married Rose Charlotte Laack, June 4, 1919, Dorchester)
Joseph
George September 2, 1902 Marshfield, WI March 31, 1981--78 yrs.
(Married Dorcia Rusk, April 28, 1930, Mississippi)
Alfred
Marian (Marriedary) February 7, 1908 August 5, 1982--74 yrs.
(Married Emil Stasek, September 5, 1929)
Margaret Caroline February 18, 1909 Marshfield, WI April 10, 1995--86 yrs.
(Married Joseph Hiebsch1, June 5, 1929)
Gerald, Dorothy (Baumgart), Lois (Feind), Mary Jane (Eckert)
Edmund April 24, 1913 Marshfield, WI March 19, 1984--70 yrs.
(Married Sadie Bargenquast, January 21, 1914, Milan)
Frank June 1941
Jakie
(Married Matt Duellman, April 24, 1945)
Daila
(Married Louis Goldamer, May 20, 19 )

Max Hoffman, Sr. moved to Templeton, Iowa at age 9.
Helen Stasek was a bridesmaid for Margaret and Joe Hiebsch's wedding.
1Born November 19, 1895; died November 13, 1995, age 100-.

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MORITZ HOFMANN

Moritz Hofmann
Bertha
(Married

William April 12, 1896 Town of Mayville 1980-81--84 yrs.

John September 28, 1901 Town of Mayville April 26, 1988--86 yrs.
(Married Catherine Scidmore, Dorchester; divorced)

Elsie December 9, 1904 Town of Mayville October 25, 1987--82 yrs.
(Did not marry)

Fred 1907

Elmer 1912

Martha
(Married Schoof)


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REINHOLD HOFMANN

Reinhold Ernst Hofmann1 February 13, 1871 Saxony, Ger. March 5, 1948--77 yrs.
Anna Schrader about 1878 Near Sheboygan July 29, 1943--65 yrs.
(Married 1898)

George (Marriederrill)

Edward A. October 29, 1901 Town of Mayville September 17, 1980--78 yrs.
(Married Martha Braun, November 2, 1927, Medford)
Ronald, Mardell, Inez
Frieda 1904
(Married Elroy Schulze)
Ella 1905

Esther 1906
(Married Ben Skoog)

1Brother of Robert Hofmann;
Immigrated to America in 1885; later moved to farm 6 miles northwest of Dorchester (later Henry Kauer's); moved to farm northeast of Owen in 1931.

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ROBERT HOFMANN/PUDLEINER

Robert Hofmann4 April 5, 1860 Seifersdorf, Ger. 1938--77-78 yrs.
Anna Pieger Pudleiner1 October 25, 1868 Klinenomnitz February 12, 1948--79 yrs.
(Married 1904) Austria-Hungary

Robert Hofmann had been married previously; these are children from his first marriage:

Otto Hofmann3 (Coleman)
Henry Hofmann3 (Coleman)
Emil Hofmann3 September 8, 1897 Near Dorchester
Albert Hofmann3
Augusta Hofmann3
(Married Edwin Paul)
These are children of this marriage:
Ernest Hofmann2 1901
Hugo Hofmann2 November 25, 1904? Town of Mayville January 17, 1981? 76 yrs.?
Rose2 September 7, 1907 February 23, 1991--83 yrs.
(Married William Anderson)
1Anna had been married to John Pudleiner. She had three children from that marriage. John died in 1901.
2Half-brothers and half-sister to Louise Pudleiner.
3Step-brothers and step-sisters to Louise Pudleiner.
4Brother of Reinhold.
Emil Hofmann never married. He died in a fire that ignited while he was trying to get the car started in front of the Anselm Schmid farm.

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HERMAN HOLTZ


Herman T. Holtz1 February 8, 1886 Rio Creek September 5, 1977--91 yrs.
Ida Ruesch December 1953
(Married December 15, 1908, Medford)

Raymond
(Married Evelyn Thompson, July 25, 1945, Madison)

Erma L. February 1, 1909 Medford, WI September 16, 1980--71 yrs.
(Married Clarence Vircks, January 12, 1939)

Harold "Hal"2

1Moved to Dorchester in 1921 where he operated a grocery store, Holtz Brother's Store. Began farming in 1931; managed Dorchester Co-op Feed Store 1941 - 47.
2Graduated in 1936 or 1937.

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RAY HUGOBOOM

Ray Willis Hugoboom July 12, 18781 Dorchester January 30, 1958--79 yrs.
Emily Martine Vangsness May 23, 1882 Kindred, ND May 5, 1934--52 yrs.
(Married January 4, 1903, Thorp)

R. Wayne April 2 70
(Married Evelyn E. Gruber, March 5, 1944, Medford)
June2
(Married Al J. Makovec, June 12, 1936?)

Ardath

Claremonr (Clair) (son) Died in infancy

1Obituary claims he was the second white child born in Dorchester. "His parents were Sullivan and Melia Woodin Hugoboom, among the very first settlers in this community who operated a farm and hotel and also were interested in logging operations, the first occupation of many who opened this area to settlement." He founded the forerunner of the Dorchester Clarion, (The Reporter), in September of 1900. Taught school for a couple years before founding the newspaper. Sold newspaper in 1905 and moved to Medford where he operated a print shop until 1908. Moved back to Dorchester in 1918 and published the Weekly Clarion until the end of 1936.
2Graduated from Dorchester High School in 1932.
Ray Hugoboom's sister was Mrs. Flora Van Dusen.
(From Krakenberger ledger, "Hasie Hugoboom")

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SULLIVAN HUGOBOOM

Sullivan (Solomon?) Hugoboom
Amelia

Eva September 5, 1857 Burr Oak Prairie 1938-40
(Married Elija Swarthout, January 26, 1880) Waushana County
Lottie, Joseph, Blaine
Family moved to Colby in 1900;

Flora
(Married Orville Van Dusen of Phillips, Price & Co.)

Ray Willis1 July 12, 1878 Dorchester January 30, 1958--79 yrs.
(Married Emily M. Vangsness, January 4, 1903, Thorp)

Charles

Family came to Dorchester in the fall of 1874.
1Newspaper editor; founded The Reporter in September 1900.

(HOSEA HUGOBOOM HAD A FARM I MILE SOUTH AND 1 MILE WEST OF VILLAGE; FIRST ROAD WAS BUILT IN 1876, LEADING TO HIS FARM.)

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ALFRED HUNT

Alfred Dewitt Hunt December 20, 1870 New York 1956--85 yrs.
Ida Winchell September 13, 1945
(Married April 1894, Dorchester)

Mabel May 5, 1805 Dorchester May 6, 1930--35 yrs.
(Married Wm. Zurn1, September 15, 1915)
Vernon, Kenneth
Frank
Anita (Class of '31)
(Married Frank Douglas, March 30, 1939)
Irma
(Married Lester Loppnow)
Hazel
(Married Wm. Kleckner)
(W.M.?)
Ethel
(Married Charles Hinke)
Mina
(Married Gust Schroeder)
Lloyd June 1903, In infancy


1Worked for railroad out of LaCrosse.

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GEORGE HURTH

George Hurth
Mrs. Hurth

Mary Lou
(Married Norbert Brandner, July 6, 1955)

Patricia

Richard
(Married Nancy Laabs)

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JOHN JANTSCH

John Jantsch
Anna Marie Mueller

Hattie
(Married Joseph L. Pilgram, May 18, 1946, Minneapolis)
William1 September 30, 1895 Town of Holton March 4, 1991--95 yrs.
(Married Loretta Werner, June 15, 1932, Dorchester)
Sr. Barbarina, Judy, Mary, William Jr., James, Daniel

Anna
Henry December 19, 1904
Mary
Emma
Rose
Frank
John
Joe


1Served as a rural mail carrier in Dorchester from 1920 - 64 (44 years).

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ANDREW F. JENSEN

Andreas (Andrew) F.F. Jensen March 15, 1839 Lyngby, Denmark April 6, 1932--93 yrs.
Huldah Small October 13, 1848 Wales August 20, 1925--76 yrs.
(Married July 4, 1864)

Joseph Oscar May 16, 1866 Cazenovia, WI July 15, 1959--93 yrs.
(Married Lena Strassburger, November 19, 1895)
Lee, Rhoda, Sylvester, Arthur, Amanda, Vernetta, Karl, Warren
John Otto September 26, 1867 October 3, 1884--17 yrs.

Hannah Amelia March 22, 1869 December 29, 1869--9 mos.

Nels March 15, 1871 Dorchester, WI March 15, 1934--63 yrs.
(Married Molly Springer, May 1, 1905)
Lawrence, Clarence, Elmer, Eleanor, Elroy

Eleanora March 7, 1873 Valton, WI October 4, 1942--69 yrs.
(Married Daniel Dahlberg, December 24, 1891)
Clarence, Oke, Arthur, Irene, Harvey, Hattie

Rhoda February 3, 1875 1956 81
(Married John Cress, 1891)
Ward, Kingdom, John, Eleanora, Viola, Laura

Peter Daniel October 18, 1876 September 1, 1909--32 yrs.

Walter August 28, 1878 Dorchester, WI July 10, 1906--27 yrs.
(Married Martha Sabin, November 16, 1917)
Robert, Raymond
Pearl October 16, 1880 Dorchester, WI August 1961--80 yrs.
(Married Roy Long)
No Children

Hattie September 2, 1882 Dorchester, WI September 23, 1963--81 yrs.
(Married Charles Weston)
Genevieve, Roy

Harry April 28, 1883 Dorchester, WI September 14, 1918--35 yrs.
(Married Lillian Rose, Eau Claire)
DeWayne, Rose, Lyle

Andrew March 6, 1884 Dorchester, WI October 13, 1968--84 yrs.
(Married Anna Frieda Ricca Kunkle, October 10, 1910)
Dexter, Norval, Lisetta, Una, Inez, Joan, Wendall

Fredrick February 10, 1885 Dorchester, WI October 30, 1972--87 yrs.
(Married Amanda Hoeuser, 1909)
Maurice, Harold
(Married Genevieve Jarvey)

Ray April 22, 1890 August 13, 1891--1 yrs.

Roy July 10, 1892 Dorchester, WI June 10, 1959--66 yrs.
(Married Wilhelmina Kunkel, February 9, 1912)
Orrell, Ehlert, Marvin, Vivian

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JOSEPH OSCAR JENSEN

(Joseph) Oscar Jensen1 May 16, 1866 Cazenovia, WI July 15, 1959--93 yrs.
Lena Strassburger August 2, 1881 Town of Mayville January 4, 1932--50 yrs.
(Married November 19, 1895)

Lee May 12, 1897 Town of Mayville August 20, 1989--92 yrs.
(Married Anna C. Patitz, December 10, 1919, Town of Mayville)
Corliss, Verlyn

Rhoda May 4, 1899 Town of Mayville
(Married Arthur Harter; divorced 1945)
Arbutus, Rosedell, Beverly, Merwin
(Married Al Tousey, July 6, 1947; divorced)
(Married Marion Brock, August 20, 1950)

Sylvester Alvin January 28, 1901 Town of Mayville November 9, 1965--64 yrs.
(Married Esther Copeland, May 5, 1920)
Lowell, Betty, Daniel, Lowell, Leo

1Moved to Dorchester in 1873 where father, Andrew F. Jensen, operated a general store in 1881. Homesteaded farm in Town of Mayville.

Arthur September 15, 1903 Town of Mayville May 18, 1991--87 yrs.
(Married Margaret Ulrich, January 16, 1922, Dorchester)
Valgene, Marvin, Beaulah, Charlene, Bruce, Glen, Vera, Donna, Verna, Marilyn, Audrey, Gene, Sandra, Dean
Amanda November 11, 1911
(Married George Draves)
Delores
(Married Ralph Blumer)

Vernetta June 21, 1913 February 27, 1914 8 mos.

Karl February 21, 1915 December 22, 1975--60 yrs.
(Married Genevieve Pickarski, July 3, 1933)
Jon, Jacqueline

Warren Febuary 9, 1923
(Married Viola Glaser, May 22, 1944)
James, Judith, Joan, Janet

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ARTHUR JENSEN
Arthur O. (Dane) Jensen September 15, 1903 Town of Mayville May 18, 1991--87 yrs.
Margaret Lydia Ulrich July 4, 1905 Town of Mayville January 27, 1984--78 yrs.
(Married January 16, 1922, Dorchester)

Valgene Arthur November 4, 1922 November 28, 1922--2 wks.
Baby Girl September 1923 Stillborn
Marvin B. September 20, 1924 December 23, 1924--3 mos.

Beaulah August 20, 1925 Dorchester, WI
(Married Melvin Fisher, June 26, 1948)
Daniel (1949), David (1951)

Charlene Margaret July 7, 1927 Dorchester, WI
(Married Frank Hundrieser, September 4, 1948)
Bonnie (1954), Deborah (1957)

Bruce Dale November 17, 1928
(Married Vera Neitzel, August 21, 1957)
Marie (1958), Dale (1959), Mark (1961), Dane (1964)

Glen Vernon March 10, 1931
(Married Mary Noonan, July 21, 1973)
Tammy (1957), Michael (1959), Wendy (1963), Eric (1967)

Vera Jane July 11, 1932
(Married Donald Thorson)
Linda (1951), Chris (1952)
(Married Norbert Younker, July 14, 1954)
Ronny (1957-66), Randy (1960), Rae Ann (1961)

Donna Sue January 24, 1934
(Married Ted Goessl, May 18, 1954)
Floyd (1954), Gloria (1962)

Verna Jean April 8, 1935
(Married Paul Meyer, June 17, 1953)
Nadine (1954), Jeanine (1956), Keith (1957), Allen (1958), Gale (1960), Daniel (1963), Julie (1965), Michael (1973)

Marilyn Ann April 26, 1937
(Married Roy Meyer, September 29, 1954)
Terrence (1957), Douglas (1958), Brian (1959), Cheryl (1960), Kevin (1963), Dean (1964), Jay (1967), Denise (1971)

Audrey Amanada September 18, 1940
(Married Gerald Cypher, November 8, 1958)
Gerald (1962), Jeffrey (1964), Gregory (1965), Laurie (1972)

Gene Arthur August 3, 1941
(Married Rosella Lueth, February 8, 1964)
Randall (1964-64), Eugene (1965), Jamie (1966), Steven (1967), Brent (1968)

Sandra Lee September 12, 1942
(Married Lawrence Stelzel; divorced)
Tod (1960), Timothy (1961), Margaret (1963)
(Married Eugene Dassow, April 30, 1966; divorced)
Eliott (1967)

Dean Jack January 4, 1945

The Arthur Jensen's owned and operated the Sportsman's Bar two miles west of Dorchester from 1947-54.

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JENS P. JENSEN

Jens P. Jensen August 5, 1932
Anna Bruesen October 11, 18521 Neuendorf, Germany April 22, 1947--95 yrs.
(Married June 11, 1879(?) 1880 (?), Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)

Henry 1929
(Married )
Lilly (Johnson), Albert (Alfred?), Karl

Jens and Anna Jensen came to America in 1881, settling on a farm in (Bensonville) Illinois. In 1900 Mr. and Mrs. Jensen moved to a farm in the Town of Holway where they lived until moving to Dorchester in 1909. The moved to a farm in northern Illinois in 1916, returning to Dorchester in 1919.

1I also found the date November 23, 1852.

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JOHNSON
Mr. Johnson
Mrs. Johnson

Ida December 15, 1877 Norway 1949--72 yrs.
(Married William Stephens, December 1894? 1896?)

Jacob (Curtiss)

Albert (Chicago)

Mrs. Otto Kind (Greenwood)

Minnie (Rice Lake) This could possibly have been a daughter-in-law.
(Married Johnson)
Mathilda (Abbotsford) 1886 December 25, 1969--83 yrs.
(Married Herman Lapp)
Anna (Wyoming)
(Married Hendrickson)

Clara (Canada)
(Married Olson)

Nina (Chippewa Falls)
SEE: WILLIAM STEPHENS

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HERMAN KAAGE

Herman Frederick Kaage3 June 26, 1877 Germany November 6, 1963
Minnie Aurelia Gumz2 December 31, 1886 Berlin, Germany January 1, 19641--77 yrs.
(Married January 23, 1904, Phillips)

Marie
(Married Bernard Gall, June 16, 1926)
Virginia
(Married Arnold Schaefer)
Dolores
(Married Chester Bunkelman, Jr.
Gary

Helen
(Married Oscar Violand4, September 21, 1935)
Irene 1949
(Married Otto Kalepp)

1Died less than two months after her husband's death.
2Brothers: Charles, Herman, Otto, William, Frank, Paul; Sister: Mrs. August (Edith) Tessmer.
3Came to America at age 16 (1893) settling in Chicago where he learned the paper hanging and painting trades. Came from a family of 19 children. Moved to Dorchester in 1915.
4Came to Dorchester area in 1924 and managed Young's farm. Born in Zurich, Switzerland.

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HIRAM KAYHART

Hiram Kayhart1 April 26, 1841 Morris County, NJ
Harriet Mendel January 29, 1847 Michigan
(Married September 4, 1864, Calumet County)

Emma
(Married Ed Collier)
Alice2 April 7, 1867 Calumet County 1956
(Married George Harper, October 25, 1886)
Zella
(Married Asplin) (Greenwood)
Hattie
(Married Henry Silkey) (Neillsville)

Annette (Annetta) (Nettie) January 21, 1869 Chilton September 27, 1954--85 yrs.
(Married Henry O. Froland, March 14, 1891, Dorchester)
Gertrude, Alice, Wesley, Blanche

John Wilber July 13, 1878
(Married Ada Winchell3, April 2, 1903)
Blanche, Albert, Helen, Floyd, Idella, and twins, Donald and Dorothy (Marriedeyer)


The Kayharts moved to the Town of Holton in 1872 where they homesteaded 160 acres 1 miles southeast of Dorchester. Mr. Kayhart received the land as a Civil War veteran.
1Hiram moved from eastern US to Calumet County, Wisconsin in 1863.
2After marriage, lived in Christie.
3Ada Winchell was born December 8, 1879.

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(JOHN) WILBER KAYHART

John Wilber July 13, 1878
Ada Winchell December 8, 1879
(Married April 2, 1903)

Blanche January 4, 1904

Albert August 17, 1905

Helen September 27, 1907
(Married Raymond Wieland)

Floyd September 24, 1909

Idella August 16, 1911

Donald (Marriedarshfield) September 2, 1915

Dorothy (Spencer) September 2, 1915
(Married Fred Meyer, March 31, 1937, Dorchester)

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FRED KLOCKE

Fred Klocke 1917
Amelia October 17, 1859 Germany 1948--88 yrs.
(Married Sheboygan)

Reinhard December 28, 1880 Sheboygan 1960 79
(Married Henrietta Lipka, September 22, 1915, Pittsville)

Arthur January 17, 1884 1950--66 yrs.
(Married Bertha Wagner, November 27, 1911)

Fred and Amelia moved to farm 2 miles north of Curtiss in 1882.
After Reinhard and Henrietta were married, they lived on farm 2 miles north of Curtiss. Henrietta died March 7, 1941. Their daughter Adeline died in 1921, age 4. Daughters are: Lorraine (Marriedrs. Art Peissig, Illinois) and Louise (Marriedrs. Larry Nelson).

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HERMAN KLOTH

Herman E. Kloth1 December 31, 1885 Arlington Heights November 27, 1966--80 yrs.
IL
Elsie Frischmann
(Married August 8, 1915, Marathon County)

Verna
(Married Richard Schmidt)
Verlyn, Donna, Terry?

Esther
(Married Frank Umlaugt)

Blondina
(Married Walter Bucki)

Jean
(Married Ray Steen)

Eugene

1Came to Wisconsin in 1910 and farmed in Medford and Abbotsford areas.

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DANIEL KOTTKE

Daniel Kottke About February 15, 1860 1928--88 yrs.
Mrs. Kottke February 5, 1917

Katie

John

Dan

Jake

Gottleib

Matt

Emil, foster son


Kottke family came to Dorchester in early 1870's and settled on a farm 2 miles west of the village. About 1901 they sold the farm to Dennis Laughlin and moved to Norwich, North Dakota. (Occupied By Otto Schultz in 1928.)
Magdal. (Marriedagdaline?) Kottke was one of Anna Lindeman's baptismal sponsors.

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GEORGE KRAKENBERGER

George Krakenberger July 15, 1855 Rhine, WI January 20, 1901--45 yrs.
Sheboygan County
Caroline Edler May 28, 1858 Sheboygan Falls, WI February 22, 1892--33 yrs.
(Married October 3, 1877, Town of Mayville)

Elizabeth February 21, 1879 Town of Mayville January 11, 1959`79
(Married Otto Luelloff, November 27, 1901)
William February 21, 1881 August 9, 1881 6 mos.
Rosa September 23, 1882 Dorchester November 12, 1918--36 yrs.
(Married William Arnold Shaw)
Benjamin May 2, 1884 September 20, 1945--61 yrs.
George November 29, 1885 Dorchester June 7, 1975--89 yrs.
(Married Emma Gurine Erickson)
Arlene, Norma (Wachter), Vernon
Clara Mary February 15, 1888 August 30, 1958--70 yrs.
(Married Delbert Martin Winchell, April 3, 1907, Dorchester)
Harold, Vernetta (Wilke), Eunice (Heier), Nora (Marriedotelet), Donavin

Elnora Rose-Marie (Nora) April 20, 1891 Dorchester March 20, 1944--52 yrs.
(Married Arthur George Herman, July 19, 1911, Dorchester)
Clifford, Geraldine (Sebold), Dorothy (Hartman), Kenneth, Myrtle (Glasbrenner), James

Odelia Elfrieda January 30, 1892 Dorchester February 1, 1981--89 yrs.
(Married William Koerner, October 24, 1912)
Harold, Beatrice, Martha, Gertrude, Herbert, LaVern, Lorraine (Kerwin), Ruth, William, Raymond, Darlene, Lyle

After the death of his first wife, George married:
Anna Evers 1944
(Married August 1892)

Children of George and Anna:
Walter May 15, 1893 1893


Edwin November 14, 1895 1895


Eveline April 25, 1896 July 22, 1964--68 yrs.
(Married Frank Heglmeier, December 22, 1921)
Clayton, Constance, Ardell (Butor), Louis, Elaine (Niemi)
Lawrence April 29, 1897 August 1, 1897--3 mos.


Hildegarde March 12, 1900 1956?
(Married Daniel J. Martin)
Daniel
Raymond George June 20, 1901 December 13, 1979--78 yrs.
(Married Leona M. Lotzer, May 10, 1919, Dorchester)
Echo (Marriedertens) (Anderson), Elaine (Everson)


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RAY KRAKENBERGER
Raymond George Krakenberger June 20, 1901 Dorchester December 13, 1979-- yrs.8
Leona M. Lotzer September 22, 1901 September 30, 1989--88 yrs.
(Married May 10, 1919, Dorchester)

Echo Ellen November 7, 1919
(Married John A. Mertens, February 2, 1938)
Darryl J. August 31, 1938
(Married Adrienne Bouche, November 7, 1964)
Theresa A. July 19, 1965
Brian J. May 1, 1969
Corinne M. December 30, 1941 June 24, 1979
(Married Robert M. Ecklund, 1961; divorced 1977)
Craig M. April 16, 1965
Carla R. October 6, 1968
John R. December 6, 1943
(Married Ruth Rindle, March 13, 1965)
Connie September 5, 1965
Gregory J. September 5, 1946
(Married Doreen (Dolly) T. Hackel, June 30, 1972)
Jason C. July 9, 1971
Joshua J. January 23, 1976
Janice September 21, 1947 December 21, 1960
Jeffrey December 13, 1953
(Married Sharon Koontz, August 16, 1975; divorced 1981)
Kari November 17, 1972
Kurt July 26, 1955
(Married Kathleen Dallman, September 12, 1981)
Cynthia December 17, 1957
(Married Gregory Robotka, August 16, 1975)
Heidi October 28, 1975
Shannon January 14, 1980

(Married Peter J. Anderson, February 24, 1960)
Elaine M. May 23, 1921
(Married Robert W. Everson, September 24, 1945? (1954?), Dorchester)
Roberta L. "Bobbi" May 5, 1956
(Married Carl "Mac" McLaughlin, Jr., August 15, 1981)

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CONRAD KRAMER

Conrad Kramer1 September 5, 1879 Germany October 14, 1960--81 yrs.
Emma Wuest2 December 5, 1885 Germany
(Married January 10, 1903, Dorchester)

Elsie (Park Falls)
(Married Archie Graffunder)
Evelyn (Marriedarshfield)
(Married Edward Sitzberger)
Irene February 27, 1918 Town of Mayville April 12, 1989--71 yrs.
(Married Claude Castner, December 24, 1939)
Harold, Arnold
(Married Arthur Schmidt, January 10, 1970)
Alfred (Dorchester) November 1, 1995--90 yrs.
(Married Helen Sebold)
James, Daniel, Richard, Kathleen
Vilas A. January 6, 1910 Town of Mayville May 1987--77 yrs.
(Married Josie Lee Bass (Boss?), June 15, 1935, Colby)
Elmer, Robert, Conrad, Betty Jean
Two children died in infancy.
1 Parents are Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Kramer. Conrad came to Dorchester area at age 14 (1893-94), settling on a farm west of the village and living there until 1930.
2 Parents are Mr. and Mrs. Emil Wuest.
After their marriage, the Kramers lived in Dorchester for 27 years, operating a livery stable, farming and trucking business. (In 1909 Conrad Kramer sold his house and lots with the intention of moving to Washington.) John Habeck was an attendant for the Kramer wedding. John was living in Abbotsford in 1958.

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HERMAN KRONSCHNABL

Herman Kronschnabl 1879-80 Germany November 4, 1943--64 yrs.
Amanda Laughlin

Marie M. December 13, 1907 Dorchester December 13, 1983--76 yrs.

Marcella
(Married Anton Ringsmuth)

George In infancy

John "Jack"

Herman Kronschnabl had been active in county and state politics for many years. In 1935 he was elected to the State Legislature as a member of the first Progressive party and served in the Assembly for Florence, Forest, and Oneida Counties in 1936-37. He also had been a memeber of the Forest County Board of Supervisors and was postmaster in Dorchester from 1916 to 1925.
He operated the Montello Express newspaper from May 1940 until March 1, 1943, returning to Crandon after residing in Montello for one year.
At the age of two years (1881-82) he came to America from Germany with his parents, Joseph and Mary Kronschnabl, settling on a farm near Dorchester. After marriage, he and Amanda resided in Dorchester until 1925, except for two years when he published the newspaper at Abbotsford in 1913-14. He had previously been publisher of the Dorchester Clarion. June 1925 he bought the Forest Republican at Crandon.

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JOSEPH KRONSCHNABL JR.?

Joseph Kronschnabl January 25, 18742 Austria November 7, 1938--64 yrs.
(Longdorf, Bavaria)
Sarah Fritsch September 12, 1882 Brillion July 23, 1970--87 yrs.
(Married January 7, 1903)

Rose November 3, 1903 Dorchester December 15, 1977--74 yrs.
Joseph, Jr. October 30, 1905 Dorchester July 12, 1959--53 yrs.
Helen November 7, 1909 Dorchester April 24, 1984--74 yrs.
(Married Carl Mertens, February 12, 1930)
Jeanine, Leatrice, Stephen, Timothy
Cecelia (Ceal) May 2, 1913 Dorchester
Mildred (Marriedildy) May 2, 1913 Dorchester
(Married Clifford Herman, January 26, 1942)
Joseph
Max3 September 20, 1915 Dorchester December 9, 1983--68 yrs.
Jerome October 11, 1917 Dorchester March 27, 1979--61 yrs.
Francis September 8, 1921 Dorchester May 4, 19331--12 yrs.
Milton January 13, 1923 Dorchester December 15, 1969--46 yrs.

1Died from encephalitis.
2Obituary says January 29, 1873.
3Worked as Auto Parts Manager for Mertens Garage from 1963-83.
Kronschnabl farm was 3 miles northwest of Dorchester (Joseph's father's farm). Joseph came to America with his parents at age 11 (1885). After his marriage in 1903, he went into the tavern business. Later purchased a farm adjoining the village and became an agent for the Northwestern Oil Co. Again he entered the tavern business and built the first bowling alley in Dorchester which was destroyed by fire in 1931. Carried mail for the Soo Line 1937-38.

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JOSEPH KRONSCHNABL, SR.?

Joseph Kronschnabl
Mary

Joseph January 25, 1874 Longdorf, Bavaria November 7, 1938--64 yrs.
(Married Sarah Fritsch, January 7, 1903)

Herman1 Germany November 4, 1943--64 yrs.
(Married Amanda Laughlin)
Marie, Marcella (Ringsmuth), Jack2, George (died in infancy)

George

1Postmaster in Dorchester from 1916-25. Came to America at age 2; parents settled on a farm near Dorchester. Publisher of the Dorchester Clarion after marriage? until 1925. (In 1913-14 he published the paper in Abbotsford). Moved to Crandon (east of Rhinelander) in 1925.
2Graduated with the first class to be graduated from Dorchester High School in 1925.
Family came to Dorchester in 1881-82.

 

 

 


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