Bio: Poppe, Emil (1856 - ?)



Surnames: Poppe, Drake, Seif, Weisner


----Source: Biographical History of, Clark and Jackson Counties Wisconsin, Lewis Publishing Company., Chicago, 1891.


EMIL POPPE, of section 11, Weston Township, Clark County, was born in Mosel Township, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, October 20, 1856, the son of Adolph Poppe, a native of Saxony, Germany. He came to the United States when forty years of age, settling in Sheboygan County. where he died December 1, 1879. Our subject's mother, nee Yetta Drake, now lives in that county, at the age of seventy three years. They were the parents of seven children: Christopher, Ernest, Augusta, Oswald (deceased). Emil, Charles and Hermann.

The subject of this sketch was reared on a farm, and received a common school education. He came to this county in the fall of 1888, settling on his present farm of 120 acres, twenty six of which is cleared.

He was married October 4, 1880, to Christine Seif, a daughter of Joseph Seif, of Dale, Wisconsin. They have three children: Josephine, Tilla and Christine, Both he and his wife are members of the Lutheran Church, and the former is a Democrat politically.


1900 Federal Census, ED 32 Weston town, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 3, family 43


Emil E Poppe, white, married, male
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's birthplace: Germany
years married: 18
estimated marriage year: 1882

Household Members
head Emil E Poppe M 44 (Oct 1846 Wisconsin)
wife Christine Poppe F 41 (Apr 1859 Wisconsin), 5 children--4 living, parents. b. Germany
daughter Josephine Poppe F 17 (May 1883 Wisconsin)
daughter Tilla Poppe F 15 (May 1885 Wisconsin)
daughter Alma Poppe F 8 (Oct 1892 Wisconsin)
son John Poppe M 2 (Jul 1898 Wisconsin)


1905 Federal Census, Neillsville, Clark, Wisconsin, family 458, page 362, line 79


Christie Seif, white, widowed, female
place of birth: parent 1: Germany
place of birth: parent 2: Germany

Household Members
head George Weisner M 51y Wisconsin
wife Sophie Weisner F 52y Wisconsin
daughter Clara Weisner F 26y Wisconsin
son George F Weisner M 22y Wisconsin
son Joseph Weisner M 28y Wisconsin
mother in law Christie Seif F 86y Germany


1920 Federal Census, Clark, Wisconsin, white, married, female


Christine Poppe
father's birthplace: Saxony Germany
mother's birthplace: Germany

Household Members
self Emil Poppe M 53y Wisconsin
wife Christine Poppe F 61y Wisconsin
son John Poppe M 21y Wisconsin


1930 Federal Census, Neillsville, Clark, Wisconsin, enumeration district 0029
family 131, sheet number and letter: 5A, line 25


Emil Poppe, white, married, male
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's birthplace: Germany

Household Members
head Emil Poppe M 73 Wisconsin
wife Christina Poppe F 70 Wisconsin



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