Bio: Hoehne, Carl / Charles & Emma Runkel

Transcriber: Janet


Surnames: Branstiter, Hoehne, Parrey, Runkel


----Source Census Records, Greenwood Cemetery Records, Unknown Newspaper kept in a Greenwood Library Notebook.



Carl/Charles C. & Emma Lena (Runkel) Hoehne

Greenwood, Eaton, Clark Co., Wisconsin

Mrs. Hoehne, formerly Emma Lena Runkel, the only child of George and Louise Runkel, was born December 21, 1873, in Reeseville, and was married to Carl C. Hoehne June 7, 1903, in that city.  She received her education in Reeseville and Watertown, after which she taught school in and around Reeseville for 10 years. 

Mr. and Mrs. Hoehne celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last June.  Since their marriage they had lived in Greenwood, where Mr. Hoehne has operated the Hoehne Hardware store for 51 years.  Mrs. Hoehne was a member and past president of the Reformed Ladies Aid Society, and an organizer of the Sunday school, a past worthy matron and member of the Local Order of the Eastern Star.   

She and Carl are both buried in the Greenwood City Cemetery.


1900 Federal Census, Vinland, Winnebago, Wisconsin


Name: Charles Hoehne, 28 yrs., farmer
Birth Date: Jul 1871
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Race: White
Gender: Male
Father's Name: Karl
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Name: Henretta
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Spouse's name: Bertha
Marriage Year: 1899
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 1
Occupation: Farmer

Household Members
Karl Hoehne (Head) 57, married 33 yrs., farmer
Henretta Hoehne (wife) 62, mother of 4 children, 3 living, married 33 yrs.
Charles Hoehne 28, son
Bertha Hoehne 18,Oct 1881, daughter-in-law, mother of 1 living child.
Clara H Hoehne 1, Jan. 1899, Niece
Fred Steffen 13, Aug. 1886, S-Nephew
William H Parrey 17, July 1882 (servant)


1920 Federal Census, Greenwood, Clark, Wisconsin, Jan. 8th.


Name: Charles C. Hoehne, 49 yrs. (1871), Hardware Store Dealer
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Head of House
Spouse's name: Ema L. (Emma Louise)
Father's Birth Place: Germany
Mother's Birth Place: Germany
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: William H. Smith (Superintendent of Schools), Elouise & step-son, Harold.  Pearley E. (42 yr., veterinarian general practice), Ida C. (43) and Pearsy A. Nulph (15, son)

Household Members
Charles C Hoehne 49, both parents b. Germany
Ema L Hoehne 46, both parents b. Germany
George K Hoehne 14
Julius R Hoehne 12
Gilma L Hoehne 10
Nelda M Hoehne 8
Louisa Runkel 65 (wife's mother) b. Germany, immigrated 1860, naturalized 1866.


Carl/Charles C. Hoehne's Hardware

Pictured above is Hoehne Hardware in Greenwood, Wisconsin as it looked in the early 1900's.

This photo was featured on the 1996 historic calendar of the Citizens Bank with photos from the Branstiter Museum.


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