Scrapbook Gleanings of Dorchester

Mayville Township, Clark Co., WI

Contributed by Linda J. Mertens.

 

Alpha-Index

 

FORMAT: NAME-BORN-BIRTHPLACE-DEATH-MARRIED--AGE AT DEATH

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EDWARD OELKE

Edward Oelke November 14, 1899 December 31, 1974

Margaret Mueller March 25, 1901 May 5, 1984
(Married October 30, 1924)

Kenneth September 14, 1930 Town of Mayville April 15, 1993--62 yrs.
(Married Ilene Sweet)
Douglas, Jeffrey, Brian

(Married Alice Krueger, August 3, 1963)
Darrell, Darlene, Daniel

Lita August 5, 1928
(Married Leo Poehnelt

Cheryl January 4, 1950
Karen August 3, 1952
Allen July , 1955
David April 6, 1958
Dawn February 2, 1963
Mark March 9, 1969

Lee November 7, 1936
(Married Sharon )
Robert, Barbara, Deanna

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GOTTLIEB ORTLIEB

Gottlieb Ortlieg

Fredericka

Rudolph September 17, 1896 Dorchester June 1, 1988--91 yrs.
(Married Theresa Hastrieter, October 1925, Dorchester)
Eugene, Jerome, Donald, James, John, Kathleen, Joan, Shirley, Barbara

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FRANK PAULSON

Frank Paulson

Ina

Leonard E. April 16, 1913 Dorchester January 22, 1991--77 yrs.
(Married Luceille Mueller, December 31, 1941, Schiller Park, IL)
Karen, Carl, Larry

Lois
(Married Fritsch)

2 other daughters

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OLE PAULSON

 

Ole & Johanna Paulson, 1898 - Alternate View

Photo from the Jim Jantsch collection

Ole Paulson

Johanna Peterson

Edgar1 April 7, 1897 Stetsonville November 16, 1950--53 yrs.
(Did not marry)

Edna December 24, 1978
(Did not marry)

Olga2

Gutch (sp?)

Ansel
(Married Alice )
Beverly, Beatrice, Donald

1 other son

WWI veteran. Village Treasurer 1932-50.

Died from diphtheria.

Family moved to Dorchester when Edgar was an infant. Edgar opened an automotive sales and service in 1914 (age 17).

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FREDERICK PLOCKELMAN

Frederick Plockelman September 9, 1857 Manitowoc County May 11, 1932--73 yrs.

Bertha Wilsing March 15, 1860 Manitowoc County June 18, 1928--68 yrs.
(Married May 29, 1880, Gibson, Manitowoc County)

Henry January 14, 1881 May 21, 1952--71 yrs.
(Married Albena Miller, June 20, 1906) Died in 1931 at age 45, leaving 9 children.
Children were: Mrs. Fred (Meta) Tauchen, Esther, Ruth, Emil, George, Ray, Dorothy, Walter, Jeanne.

Carl October 10, 1882 January 12, 1978--95 yrs.
(Married Laura Fierke, October 4, 1908)
Kathryn, Margaret, Irene, Marvin, Lillian

Emiline June 27, 1884 January 13, 1910--26 yrs.

John February 12, 1886 January 11, 1961--74 yrs.
(Married Elsie Miller, November 4, 1895)
Fred, Alice, Laverne, Gladys, Lillian, Loretta

Frank Otto March 19, 1890 Town of Mayville November 13, 1960--70 yrs.
(Married Rose Engel3, August 30, 1933
Kenneth
(Married Donna Luebke, August 19, 1961)
James, John, Marie

Otto September 28, 1891 September 1966--75 yrs.
(Married Hattie )
Art, Clarence, Elmer, Lucille

Ervin March 18, 1895 March 19, 19301--35 yrs.
(Married Rose Engel3)
Children were: Raymond (d. 1920), Norman2, Robert.

Benjamin March 3, 1897 August 26, 1965--68 yrs.
(Married Clara Rothimer)
Bernice, Delores, Sue Ann, Bonnie, Sylvia, Donna, Joline

Eleanor October 14, 1887 November 24, 1973--86 yrs.
(Married John Dorn)
Alva

Louise June 16, 1893 November 2, 1978--85 yrs.
(Married Emil Gaebler)

Lydia October 15, 1898
(Married Albert Abegglen)
Gordon, Donald, Janet

Edith Ann August 24, 1903 Town of Mayville February 8, 1962--58 yrs.
(Married Elmer Koehn)
Orville

George July 24, 1904 August 24, 1904 1 mos.

Frederick and Bertha came to community "shortly after marriage" and settled on farm 1 mile north and 2 miles west of village (Kenneth Plockelman farm). Farm has been in the family since 1883.
Developed pneumonia after a flu attack.
Born February 2, 1923; died 1941, age 18; bronchial pneumonia; TB?
After the death of Ervin, Rose married Ervin's brother, Frank.

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CARL PLOCKELMAN

Carl Wilhelm Plockelman October 10, 1882 Mishicot January 12, 1978--95 yrs.

Laura Fierke Mueller April 1, 1880 Blue Earth, MN March 26, 1976--95 yrs.
(Married October 4, 1908, Dorchester) (Marquette County)

Katherine August 24, 1902
(Married George Sampson, November 26, 1925)
Marvin (died in infancy), Rita (Anderson)

Margaret
(Married Edward Oelke)

Irene Eleanor January 23, 1911 Town of Mayville July 3, 1989--78 yrs.
(Married George Lindau, September 23, 1930)
Waunita, Shirley, David, Dennis, Robert, Thomas

Marvin March 5, 1915
(Married Edith Beisner, May 21, 1941)
Sharon, Janice, Victor, Beverly

Lillian (died at age 2)

Juanita (Waunita?)

Laura was married previously to Frederick Mueller of Blue Earth, MN. Katherine and Margaret are their daughters. When Frederick Mueller died in 1904, Laura came to live with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fierke, who had moved to the Town of Mayville in 1901 (later the Guth farm). There she met and married Carl Plockelman. Following their marriage they lived on a farm in the Town of Mayville (later Marvin's farm) until 1947 when they moved to Abbotsford.

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MARVIN PLOCKELMAN

Marvin Plockelman March 5, 1915 Dorchester

Edith (Beisner) Plockelman1 February 12, 1920 Dorchester January 26, 1987--66 yrs.
(Married May 21, 1941)

Sharon February 22, 1942 Dorchester
(Married Allan Kramer

Janice April 21, 1943 Dorchester
(Married Stan Morriset2
(Married Floyd Sanchez

Victor Dorchester
(Married Bonnie Christman

Beverly Dorchester
(Married Curtis Kellerman

Parents were William and Alvina Beisner; sister is Mrs. Lowell (Hildegard) Maxam;

Stan Morriset died September 29, 1976.

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EDWIN POPE

Edwin Pope

Mary (Marie?) Kunecny

Grant "Dick" August 25, 1897 Town of Holton May 8, 1983--85 yrs.
(Married Viola Roder, October 29, 1924, Milan)
Joyce (Pokallus), Gene, Kayo, Armin (died in 1942, age 14)

Anna
(Married Brecke)

Marie
(Married Baillies)

Clyde E. November 1, 1901 Town of Holton March 14, 1988--86 yrs.
(Married Ellenor Maxam, November 30, 1934, Grand Forks, ND)
Dale, Sharon (Ellenbecker), Shirley

2 other sons; 2 other daughters

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JOHN POTOCNIK

John Potocnik

Anna Sachs (Saks?)

Rudolph1 March 30, 1914 Ralph, SD June 5, 1944--80 yrs.
(Married Hattie Kowalski, June 17, 1939, Neillsville)
Gary, Judith (Pfalzgraf)

John1
(Married Margrete )

Emil1 January 1, 1913 Ralph, SD June 17, 1995--82 yrs.
(Married Elsie Laakso, June 19, 1937)

Mary
(Married Neumuller)

Ann 1994-95
(Married Bozich)

Family moved to farm in Town of Hoard in 1918.
Went to Elmhurst School.

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JOHN PUDLEINER

John Pudleiner 1901

Anna Pieger October 25, 1868 Klinenomnitz February 12, 1948--79 yrs.
(Married 1890, Pennsylvania) Austria-Hungary
(Married Robert Hofmann, 1904)

John Pudleiner November 5, 1892 Fullerton, PA About 1933

Emil Pudleiner4 April 19, 1895 May 1, 1973 78
(Married Mabel Lang5, June 12, 1924, Dorchester)

Louise Pudleiner1 December 2, 1897 Stetsonville December 29, 1969--72 yrs.

Paul Pudleiner
(Married Mildred Lang)

SEE ROBERT HOFMANN/PUDLEINER

Did not marry; last 20 years of her life she made her home with half-brother, Ernest Hofmann in Town of Mayville (lived next to Hilltop School).

Operated a garage and service station in Dorchester for many years and farmed in town of Mayville; employed a number of years by the Skerbeck Amusement Co.; World War I veteran;

Died May 3, 1965.

John and Anna moved to Stetsonville in 1895. After the death of John Pudleiner, Anna married Robert Hofmann and family moved to farm 4 miles northwest of Dorchester. Anna and Robert had three children together. About 1925 John, Jr. moved to his own farm. Died from gunshot.

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CHARLES RAHN

Charles Rahn

Clair

Lenore April 18, 1918 Curtiss July 17, 1993--75 yrs.
(Married Leo Younker, May 25, 1938, Dorchester)
Gerald, Jean (Seidel), Thomas, Deanna (Thompson), Kathleen (Van Ark), Marcia (Tomczyk), Colleen (Lundberg)
Wanda
(Married Behringer)

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GEORGE RAMMINGER

George Ramminger March 15, 1866 Town of Rusele March 5, 1952--86 yrs.

Susanna Steinhauer May 11, 1871 Sheboygan County October 14, 1947--76 yrs.
(Married March 28, 1894, Dorchester)

Henry A.2 September 2, 1895 Town of Mayville April 15, 1980--84 yrs.
(Married Jennie Barknet)
(Married Bonita Martell, July 9, 1946)

John (Curtiss) Before 1992

Hubert (Seattle)

Mary A. September 20, 1899 Town of Mayville January 14, 1995--95 yrs.
(Did not marry)

Anton (Arthur's twin) July 16, 1902 In infancy

Arthur P. July 16, 1902 Town of Mayville September 16, 1992--90 yrs.
(Married Margaret Hamm1, June 14, 1933, Stetsonville)
Milton
(Married Nancy Lang)

Pauline
(Married Marvin Riemer)

George settled on a farm 4 miles west of Dorchester in 1889. He and Susanna moved to the village in 1942.
Father was George Hamm who was killed in a car accident November 8, 1961.
Rural mail carrier in Dorchester 1922-34, Abbotsford 1934-44, and Waterloo 1944-61.

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RAU

John William Rau1 September 17, 1883 Sullivan January 16, 1960--77 yrs.
(Married Louise Braun2, September 11, 1912) (Jefferson Co.)

Henry (Germantown) September 24, 1971
(Married Marie Malchow, April 21, 1915)
Frederic, Melvin, Robert, George, Anna3, William

Willard (Menomonee Falls)

William (Washington)

Charles (Michigan)

Anna

John worked as a farm hand, millwright and carpenter in Dorchester area most of his life. He lived in Gardenia, N.D. for awhile.
Louise Braun was born December 4, 1889.
Employed by Midway Telephone Co. as an operator more than 35 years. Started in Dorchester office in 1948; from 1956, she worked as an information operator from her home. Did not marry.

(From Grandma's birthday book: Diane Marie Rau, b. October 3, 1940)

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ED RUHMER

Ed Ruhmer July 19 68

Emma Kenny

Vilas

Gladys

Ed Ruhmer owned the National Lumber and Cedar Company in Dorchester for two years about 23 years before his death. He built the home later owned by Dr. and Mrs. Schief.

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JOSEPH RUPRICH

Joseph Ruprich1 April 25, 1875 Tyssa, Austria April 3, 1953--77 yrs.

Hulda Wolf June 2, 1887 Town of Mayville April 26, 1936--48 yrs.
(Married January 9, 1906)

Alfred In infancy

Anna (Dorchester)
(Married Henry Fisse)

Hildegaarde (Wausau)
(Married Ervin Jahsman)

Arnold September 15, 1909 Tn of Little Black October 19?, 1978--69 yrs.
(Married Ruth Herrmann, August 22, 1942, Colby)
Robert

Alvin2 April 25, 1914 June 25, 1995--82 yrs.

Elmer2 April 25, 1914 1978-80, 65 yrs.
(Married Ruth Bjerke, November 12, 1939)
Barbara, Karen

Immigrated to U.S. at age 12 (1887). After a short stay in Westboro, the family homesteaded the farm northwest of the village. He retired from farming in 1938.
Twins

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WENZEL RUPRICH

Wenzel Ruprich

Mrs.

Joseph Frank April 25, 1875 Tyssa, Austria April 3, 1953--77 yrs.
(Married Hulda Wolf, January 9, 1906, Dorchester)
Alfred, Anna, Hildegarde, Arnold, Alvin, Elmer (SEE BERNARD WOLF)

Frank (Westboro)

Mrs. Vinz Pueschner

Ruprich's came from Tyssa, Austria.
 

 

 


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