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Hubert Lambertus Berken

M, b. May 11, 1817, d. October 16, 1872

Parents

Family: Anna Wilhelmina VanBracht (b. October 1, 1819, d. October 20, 1869)

Biography

  • Birth: Hubert Lambertus Berken was born on May 11, 1817 in Meerlo, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Anna Wilhelmina VanBracht were married on January 7, 1846 in Meerlo, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Death: Hubert Lambertus Berken died on October 16, 1872, at age 55, in Netherlands.

Anna Wilhelmina VanBracht

F, b. October 1, 1819, d. October 20, 1869

Parents

Family: Hubert Lambertus Berken (b. May 11, 1817, d. October 16, 1872)

Biography

  • Birth: Anna Wilhelmina VanBracht was born on October 1, 1819 in Ooijen gem Broekhuijsen, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Hubert Lambertus Berken were married on January 7, 1846 in Meerlo, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Death: Anna Wilhelmina VanBracht died on October 20, 1869, at age 50, in Swolgen, Limburg, Netherlands.

Joseph Ambrosius

M, b. November 22, 1827, d. October 28, 1915

Parents

Family: Leonora Hubertina Thyssen (b. July 6, 1834, d. November 30, 1885)

Biography

  • Birth: Joseph Ambrosius was born on November 22, 1827 in Broekhuizen, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Leonora Hubertina Thyssen were married on April 20, 1858 in Broekhuizen, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Death: Joseph Ambrosius died on October 28, 1915, at age 87, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: He immigrated to SS Belgenland in 1881.

Leonora Hubertina Thyssen

F, b. July 6, 1834, d. November 30, 1885

Parents

Family: Joseph Ambrosius (b. November 22, 1827, d. October 28, 1915)

Biography

  • Birth: Leonora Hubertina Thyssen was born on July 6, 1834 in Broekhuizen, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Joseph Ambrosius were married on April 20, 1858 in Broekhuizen, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Death: Leonora Hubertina Thyssen died on November 30, 1885, at age 51, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, DePere, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: She immigrated to SS Belgenland in 1881.

John Milton

M, b. March 17, 1839, d. September 20, 1937

Parents

Family: Sarah A Finnegan (b. 1854, d. December 17, 1935)

Biography

  • Birth: John Milton was born on March 17, 1839 in Sligo, Cork Co, Ireland.
  • Marriage: He and Sarah A Finnegan were married on January 28, 1880 in St Francis Church, Hollandtown, Wisconsin.
  • Death: John Milton died on September 20, 1937, at age 98, in Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Death Claimed John M. Milton at Manitowoc
    Father of Kaukauna Resident Was 98 Years of Age; Rites Here Thursday
    Word was received here Monday at the home of Michael Milton of the death of his father, John Milton, Sr. who passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Al Holsen at Manitowoc.
    The deceased Mr. Milton, who was 98 years of age, was born in Silgo, Ireland on March 17, 1839. He came to America when he was a young man about the time of the Civil War. After coming to Wisconsin he settled in Woodville, Calumet county, where he lived until 1882, the year of his marriage at Hollandtown to Sarah Finnegan. The couple bought a farm at WRightstown which they operated until 25 years ago when they retired and moved to town. Mr. Milton made his home with his son Michael in this city for a number of years until three years ago when he went to Manitowoc. Mrs. Milton passed away two years ago at the age of 85 years.
    Survivors are two sons, Michael of Kaukauna and John of Milwaukee, three daughters, Mrs. Al Holsen of Manitowoc, Mrs. Henry Vander Heiden of West De Pere and Mrs. Albert Perken of Wrightstown, one sister, Kate Milton of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 27 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
    The body was brought to Kaukauna to the home of Michael Milton, 505 Desnoyers street Tuesday afternoon where it will lay in state until the funeral. Final rites will be held at 9 o'clock Thursday morning from Holy Cross Catholic church of with the deceased was a member. Interment will be in the Holy Cross parish cemetery.

Sarah A Finnegan

F, b. 1854, d. December 17, 1935

Parents

Family: John Milton (b. March 17, 1839, d. September 20, 1937)

Biography

  • Birth: Sarah A Finnegan was born in 1854 in New York.
  • Marriage: She and John Milton were married on January 28, 1880 in St Francis Church, Hollandtown, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Sarah A Finnegan died on December 17, 1935, at age ~81.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Census: She was enumerated on the census of 1860 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Anthony Milton

M, b. circa 1820

Family: Catherin Finnerty (b. circa 1820)

Biography

  • Birth: Anthony Milton was born circa 1820.

Catherin Finnerty

F, b. circa 1820

Family: Anthony Milton (b. circa 1820)

Biography

  • Birth: Catherin Finnerty was born circa 1820.

Johanna (Honey) Schmitz

F, b. June 30, 1911, d. March 28, 2006

Family 1: Arnold Martin Zwiers (b. September 20, 1903, d. September 30, 1997)

Family 2: Benno Hartmann

Biography

  • Birth: Johanna (Honey) Schmitz was born on June 30, 1911 in Dingden, Westfalen, Germany.
  • Death: She died on March 28, 2006, at age 94.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Name Cemetery, Kimberly, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Frank Zwiers

M, b. March 31, 1881, d. September 26, 1971

Parents

Family: Marie VanOrsouw (b. August 4, 1878, d. June 11, 1948)

Biography

  • Birth: Frank Zwiers was born on March 31, 1881 in Oss, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Marie VanOrsouw were married on December 1, 1905 in Oss, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Frank Zwiers died on September 26, 1971, at age 90, in Marquette, Marquette Co, Michigan.
  • Burial: He was buried in Champion, Marquette Co, Michigan.

Marie VanOrsouw

F, b. August 4, 1878, d. June 11, 1948

Parents

Family: Frank Zwiers (b. March 31, 1881, d. September 26, 1971)

Biography

  • Birth: Marie VanOrsouw was born on August 4, 1878 in Oss, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Frank Zwiers were married on December 1, 1905 in Oss, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Marie VanOrsouw died on June 11, 1948, at age 69.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, Old/12/45.

Theodorus Strik

M, b. October 12, 1800, d. December 8, 1879

Parents

  • Father: Adrianus Strik (b. November 7, 1754, d. September 17, 1819)
  • Mother: Maria Dirckx (b. August 4, 1761, d. January 25, 1842)

Family: Maria Anna Brands (b. June 13, 1804, d. April 25, 1855)

Biography

  • Birth: Theodorus Strik was born on October 12, 1800 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Maria Anna Brands were married on May 9, 1831 in Zeeland, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Theodorus Strik died on December 8, 1879, at age 79, in Zeeland, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Maria Anna Brands

F, b. June 13, 1804, d. April 25, 1855

Parents

Family: Theodorus Strik (b. October 12, 1800, d. December 8, 1879)

Biography

  • Birth: Maria Anna Brands was born on June 13, 1804 in Zeeland, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Theodorus Strik were married on May 9, 1831 in Zeeland, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Maria Anna Brands died on April 25, 1855, at age 50, in Zeeland, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Margaretha Salm

F, b. January 10, 1871, d. May 2, 1911

Parents

Family: Peter Biese (b. January 11, 1857, d. November 30, 1944)

Biography

  • Birth: Margaretha Salm was born on January 10, 1871 in Mosel, Sheboygan Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Peter Biese were married on April 14, 1891 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Margaretha Salm died on May 2, 1911, at age 40, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Kaukauna Times 5-5-1911

    Mrs. Peter Biese, aged 40 years, died Thursday morning at 11 o'clock at her home in the town of Buchanan, leaving her husband and eight children to mourn her loss.

    Margaret Salm, daughter of the late Nic Salm, was married to Mr. Biese twenty years ago. The children surviving are Katherine, Margaret, Gertrude, Henry, Arnold, Sylvester and Helen Biese, and a little daughter one week old.

    The funeral was held from St Mary's church this morning, Friday at ten o'clock, conducted by Rev Father Bruecker of Milwaukee. Interment was at St. Mary's cemetery.

Peter Biese

M, b. January 11, 1857, d. November 30, 1944

Parents

Family: Margaretha Salm (b. January 10, 1871, d. May 2, 1911)

Biography

  • Birth: Peter Biese was born on January 11, 1857 in Town of Lima, Sheboygan Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Margaretha Salm were married on April 14, 1891 in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Peter Biese died on November 30, 1944, at age 87, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Nikolaus Salm

M, b. March 8, 1834, d. March 6, 1910

Parents

Family: Maria Wagner (b. June 2, 1833, d. May 19, 1890)

Biography

  • Birth: Nikolaus Salm was born on March 8, 1834 in Germany.
  • Marriage: He and Maria Wagner were married on April 27, 1854 in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.
  • Death: Nikolaus Salm died on March 6, 1910, at age 75.
  • Burial: He was buried in Cleveland, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.

Maria Wagner

F, b. June 2, 1833, d. May 19, 1890

Parents

Family: Nikolaus Salm (b. March 8, 1834, d. March 6, 1910)

Biography

  • Birth: Maria Wagner was born on June 2, 1833 in Germany.
  • Marriage: She and Nikolaus Salm were married on April 27, 1854 in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.
  • Death: Maria Wagner died on May 19, 1890, at age 56, in Manitowoc, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Cleveland, Manitowoc Co, Wisconsin.

Heinrich Biese

M, b. April 5, 1823, d. June 24, 1904

Parents

Family: Catherina Elisabeth Haas (b. January 1, 1831, d. January 6, 1911)

Biography

  • Birth: Heinrich Biese was born on April 5, 1823 in Warbeyen, Kleve, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
  • Marriage: He and Catherina Elisabeth Haas were married in 1855.
  • Death: Heinrich Biese died on June 24, 1904, at age 81, in Town of Woodville, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Francis Cemetery, Hollandtown, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Henry Biese is my great-great-great grandpa. He married Catherina Haas. They had 8 children. They lived in Sheboygan for many years before moving to Hollandtown. According to census records neither Henry or his wife could read or write in 1900. By 1910 Catheriine could read and write but she could only speak German.
    Lexi Wollersheim, 2007.
  • Immigration: He immigrated in 1851.

Catherina Elisabeth Haas

F, b. January 1, 1831, d. January 6, 1911

Parents

Family: Heinrich Biese (b. April 5, 1823, d. June 24, 1904)

Biography

  • Birth: Catherina Elisabeth Haas was born on January 1, 1831 in Griethausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
  • Marriage: She and Heinrich Biese were married in 1855.
  • Death: Catherina Elisabeth Haas died on January 6, 1911, at age 80, in Hollandtown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Francis Cemetery, Hollandtown, Wisconsin.
  • Note: 1911 Obituary
    Kaukauna Times (Kaukauna Wisconsin) dated 1/13/1911
    Mrs Henry Biese, an aged resident of Holland, died Friday at the home of her son William Biese, after an illness of six weeks. Mrs. Biese was born in Greithuisen, Germany, and was 80 years old January 1, 1911. In 1853 she emigrated to America and resided at Detroit, Michigan. Two years later she came to the town of Wilson near Sheboygan to reside where she was married to Henry Biese, who died six years ago. They lived in the town of Wilson 24 years. Thirty-two years ago they came to Brown County and settled on a farm at Holland where the deceased has resided up to the time of her death. She leaves to mourn her death eight children namely: Peter, Arnold, Gertrude, Mrs Peter Eimmerman of Kaukauna, John of Lawrence, Kate, Mrs Henry Peters, Nellie, Mrs James Coonen of Dundas, William and Mary, Mrs George Vanderheiden of Holland, Wis. The deseased was known for her kindness, christian charity and piety; she was a model that all might wisely imitate and those who knew her longest loved her most. She was a faithful member of the Catholic church and in spite of her advanced age she will be sadly missed by her children and many friends and relatives. She leaves to mourn her death besides the above mentioned, one sister, Mrs Mether of Detroit, Mich. who is 91 years old, 56 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. The funeral was held from St. Francis Church Tuesday Jan 10 at 10 o'clock and was one of the largest seen here. Rev N. Breucker officiated assisted by Rev Francis Peters and Rev J.H. Vander Elsen, the parish priest, after which the remains were interred in the cemetery near the church, six of her grandchildren acted as pallbearers. Among those who were present from outside were: Albert Mether and Mrs Mary Bierman of Detroit, Mrs Harry Metzner of DePere, Peter Biese and family, Henry Mickey and wife, Arnold Biese and family and Peter Eimmermann and children of Kaukauna, Henry Peters of Peters, Nebraska, Casper Holzschuh and wife of Sherwood, George Baeten and wife, and Mr & Mrs Martin Vandehey of Wrightstown, Albert Van Vreede and wife and Peter Vanderheiden and wife of of the town of Kaukauna, Theodore Vanderheiden of Seymour, John Biese and family and Henry Vanderheiden of Lawrence.

Henry Spierings

M, b. February 17, 1849, d. March 30, 1906

Parents

Family: Bernadina Meggelaar (b. February 20, 1858, d. April 9, 1909)

Biography

  • Birth: Henry Spierings was born on February 17, 1849 in Huisseling, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Bernadina Meggelaar were married on June 28, 1879 in Reek, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Henry Spierings died on March 30, 1906, at age 57, in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, Old/12/18.

Bernadina Meggelaar

F, b. February 20, 1858, d. April 9, 1909

Parents

Family: Henry Spierings (b. February 17, 1849, d. March 30, 1906)

Biography

  • Birth: Bernadina Meggelaar was born on February 20, 1858 in Reek, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Henry Spierings were married on June 28, 1879 in Reek, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Bernadina Meggelaar died on April 9, 1909, at age 51, in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, Old/10/60.5.
  • Note: Tombstone says b 1855.

Judocus Sijmen (Joost) Joosten

M, b. September 14, 1778, d. November 4, 1846

Parents

Family: Maria DeGroot (b. February 8, 1780, d. July 11, 1830)

Biography

  • Birth: Judocus Sijmen (Joost) Joosten was born on September 14, 1778 in Gerwen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Maria DeGroot were married on October 6, 1799 in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Judocus Sijmen (Joost) Joosten died on November 4, 1846, at age 68, in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Maria DeGroot

F, b. February 8, 1780, d. July 11, 1830

Parents

Family: Judocus Sijmen (Joost) Joosten (b. September 14, 1778, d. November 4, 1846)

Biography

  • Birth: Maria DeGroot was born on February 8, 1780 in Gerwen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Judocus Sijmen (Joost) Joosten were married on October 6, 1799 in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Maria DeGroot died on July 11, 1830, at age 50, in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Simon Joosten

M, b. circa 1720, d. September 4, 1812

Family 1: Maria Peters Bastiaans (b. circa 1720)

Family 2: Maria DeWitt (b. November 9, 1735)

Biography

  • Birth: Simon Joosten was born circa 1720.
  • Marriage: He and Maria Peters Bastiaans were married on February 1, 1744 in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: Simon Joosten and Maria DeWitt were married on February 12, 1775 in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: Simon Joosten died on September 4, 1812 in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.

Maria DeWitt

F, b. November 9, 1735

Parents

Family: Simon Joosten (b. circa 1720, d. September 4, 1812)

Biography

  • Birth: Maria DeWitt was born on November 9, 1735 in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Simon Joosten were married on February 12, 1775 in Nuenen, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.