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Petronella Vandehey

F, b. August 28, 1879, d. November 23, 1947

Parents

Family: Nicholas Gerrits (b. May 5, 1870, d. May 19, 1949)

Biography

  • Birth: Petronella Vandehey was born on August 28, 1879 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Nicholas Gerrits were married on October 26, 1909 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Petronella Vandehey died on November 23, 1947, at age 68.
  • Burial: She was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/4/69S.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Nicholas Gerrits

M, b. May 5, 1870, d. May 19, 1949

Parents

Family: Petronella Vandehey (b. August 28, 1879, d. November 23, 1947)

Biography

  • Birth: Nicholas Gerrits was born on May 5, 1870 in Hollandtown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Petronella Vandehey were married on October 26, 1909 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Nicholas Gerrits died on May 19, 1949, at age 79, in Little Chute, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, New/4/69S.

Matthew Beschta

M, b. November 10, 1891, d. May 1, 1950

Parents

Family: Helen Seif (b. April 4, 1890, d. January 28, 1969)

Biography

  • Birth: Matthew Beschta was born on November 10, 1891 in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, This is the date on the gravestone, even though it makes him 15 years old at the birth of his first child.
  • Marriage: He and Helen Seif were married on February 4, 1913.
  • Death: Matthew Beschta died on May 1, 1950, at age 58, in Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Joseph Cemetery, Appleton, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Matthew Beschta, 59, died at his home, 1707 N. Alvin street, about 10:30 Monday night after a 7-week illness.
    Survivors are the widow; two daughters, Mrs. Frank Schuh and Mrs. Roy Casey, Appleton; three sons, Vernon, Leonard and Willard, Appleton; two brothers, Peter, Hortonville, and Anthony, Center Valley; three sisters, Mrs. Katherine Fischer and Mrs. Sisie buss, Appleton, and Mrs. Anna Hoier, Stephensville; and 12 grandchildren.
    Friends may call at the Wichmann Funeral home from 7 o'clock Wednesday night until the time of services. The rosary will be recited at 8:30 Wednesday and Thursday nights.
    After the cortege forms at the funeral home at 9 o'clock Friday morning, services will be at St. Therese Catholic church, where he was a member, at 9:30 with the Rev. M. A. Hauch in charge. Burial will be in St. Joseph cemetery.
    Beschta was born Nov. 10, 1901, in Ozaukee county and lived on a farm in Grand Chute for 20 years. Eight years ago he moved to Appleton where he was a carpenter.

Henry William Vandehey

M, b. September 20, 1881, d. 1950

Parents

Family: Rose Margaret Timmers (b. 1886, d. April 18, 1924)

Biography

  • Birth: Henry William Vandehey was born on September 20, 1881 in Hollandtown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Rose Margaret Timmers were married on June 9, 1905.
  • Death: Henry William Vandehey died in 1950, at age ~69.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Rose Margaret Timmers

F, b. 1886, d. April 18, 1924

Parents

Family: Henry William Vandehey (b. September 20, 1881, d. 1950)

Biography

  • Birth: Rose Margaret Timmers was born in 1886.
  • Marriage: She and Henry William Vandehey were married on June 9, 1905.
  • Death: Rose Margaret Timmers died on April 18, 1924, at age ~38.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.

Martin (Mike) Vandehey

M, b. December 7, 1884, d. July 22, 1955

Parents

Family: Delia Geenan (b. 1860, d. 1946)

Biography

  • Birth: Martin (Mike) Vandehey was born on December 7, 1884.
  • Death: He died on July 22, 1955, at age 70.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Delia Geenan

F, b. 1860, d. 1946

Parents

Family 1: Martin (Mike) Vandehey (b. December 7, 1884, d. July 22, 1955)

Family 2: Herman Zimmerman (b. 1859, d. October 1930)

Biography

  • Birth: Delia Geenan was born in 1860.
  • Death: She died in 1946, at age ~86.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.

William Vandehey

M, b. March 28, 1887, d. 1930

Parents

Family: Annie Zimmerman (b. October 13, 1889, d. December 12, 1990)

Biography

  • Birth: William Vandehey was born on March 28, 1887 in Hollandtown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Annie Zimmerman were married circa 1911.
  • Death: William Vandehey died in 1930, at age ~43.
  • Note: Obit. De Pere Journal Democrat 11-20-1930 The funeral of William Vande Hey, who died at Chippewa Falls on Saturday, Nov. 8th, were hel d from St. John's Catholic church, Anitgo, last Thursday morning at 10 o'clock, Rev. C.Sail e officiating. Mr. Vande Hey is suvived by his widow who was the former Ann Zimmerman daughte r of Mrs Cordelia Zimmerman of this place, and nine children, rangeing in age from four month s to 19 years, also several brothers and sisters who attended the funeral as follows; Peter V ande Hey, Mr. and Mrs George Vande Hey, Mike Vande Hey, Jos. and Henry Vande Hey, Mr. and Mrs . Frank Vande Hey, Mr. and Mrs. P. Coenen and children, Louis Gerrits, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Zimm erman, Mrs. Harry Smith, Edward Zimmerman, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Zabell and Mrs. Corelia Zimmerm an. The Milwaukee Journal gave an account of the hearings held in the death of Mr. Vande He y held at Chippewa Falls last Friday.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Annie Zimmerman

F, b. October 13, 1889, d. December 12, 1990

Parents

Family: William Vandehey (b. March 28, 1887, d. 1930)

Biography

  • Birth: Annie Zimmerman was born on October 13, 1889.
  • Marriage: She and William Vandehey were married circa 1911.
  • Death: Annie Zimmerman died on December 12, 1990, at age 101.

Herman Zimmerman

M, b. 1859, d. October 1930

Parents

Family: Delia Geenan (b. 1860, d. 1946)

Biography

  • Birth: Herman Zimmerman was born in 1859.
  • Death: He died in October 1930, at age ~71.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Obit De Pere Journal Democrat 10-23-1930 Herman Zimmerman, aged 69, an old resident of this place, suffered a stroke of apoplexy whil e eating his supper at the Zittlow hotel on Monday evening at 6;15 o'clock. The body was remo ved to the Fargo undertaking parlors at Kaukauna. Mr. Zimmerman is survived by his widow an d five children, Edward, Michael and Mrs. Harry Smith of Appleton, Mrs. Wm. Vande Hey of Anti go and Mrs. Sabel of Milwaukee. The funeral was held from St. Paul's Catholic church this (Th ursday) morning at 9 o'clock, Rev. A.L. Buylaert officiating. Interment wa in the St. Paul' s cemetery.

Margaret Janet Stephan

F, b. July 31, 1915, d. November 14, 2006

Parents

Family: Earl F Huebner (b. September 21, 1919, d. April 17, 2005)

Biography

  • Birth: Margaret Janet Stephan was born on July 31, 1915.
  • Marriage: She and Earl F Huebner were married on November 13, 1944 in Ithaca, Tompkins Co, New York.
  • Death: Margaret Janet Stephan died on November 14, 2006, at age 91.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.

Francis Peter VanDeHey

M, b. November 7, 1890, d. June 25, 1936

Parents

Family: Julia Despins (b. November 7, 1890, d. April 13, 1939)

Biography

  • Birth: Francis Peter VanDeHey was born on November 7, 1890 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Julia Despins were married in 1911.
  • Death: Francis Peter VanDeHey died on June 25, 1936, at age 45.
  • Burial: He was buried in St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Wisconsin, Old/12/39.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Julia Despins

F, b. November 7, 1890, d. April 13, 1939

Parents

Family 1: Otto Wiegert (b. July 30, 1889, d. October 24, 1939)

Family 2: Francis Peter VanDeHey (b. November 7, 1890, d. June 25, 1936)

Biography

  • Birth: Julia Despins was born on November 7, 1890 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Francis Peter VanDeHey were married in 1911.
  • Death: Julia Despins died on April 13, 1939, at age 48.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Francis Edwin Despins

M, b. January 14, 1854, d. February 19, 1935

Parents

Family: Anna McCabe (b. February 14, 1854, d. May 12, 1939)

Biography

  • Birth: Francis Edwin Despins was born on January 14, 1854 in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: He and Anna McCabe were married on September 23, 1876.
  • Death: Francis Edwin Despins died on February 19, 1935, at age 81.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Obit. Kaukauna Times 2-22-1935
    Francis Edwin Despins, aged 80 years passed away at his home on West tenth street here at 12;15 Tuesday afternoon following a long illness. He was born at Wrightstown and resided on a farm there until he moved to Kaukauna eight years ago. Survivors are his widow, two daughters, Mrs. Frank Vandehey and Mrs. Alive Steffen, Kaukauna; six sons, George, Arthur and James, Racine; Frank of West Allis; Edwin, San Antonio, Texas; and Verne, Kaukauna. Funeral services were held at St. Mary's Catholic church this morning at 9 o'clock. Interment was in the parish cemetery. Pall bearers were George Unkles, Arnald Biese, Mike Nytes, Louis Schermitzler, John Pfeifer and Henry Nackers.

Anna McCabe

F, b. February 14, 1854, d. May 12, 1939

Family: Francis Edwin Despins (b. January 14, 1854, d. February 19, 1935)

Biography

  • Birth: Anna McCabe was born on February 14, 1854.
  • Marriage: She and Francis Edwin Despins were married on September 23, 1876.
  • Death: Anna McCabe died on May 12, 1939, at age 85, in Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in St Mary's, Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Hendrica Clementina Vandehey

F, b. March 31, 1847, d. May 1, 1873

Parents

Family: Peter Coenen (b. August 8, 1841, d. September 13, 1896)

Biography

  • Birth: Hendrica Clementina Vandehey was born on March 31, 1847 in Uden, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Peter Coenen were married on February 12, 1866 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Hendrica Clementina Vandehey died on May 1, 1873, at age 26, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, De Pere, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Peter Coenen

M, b. August 8, 1841, d. September 13, 1896

Parents

Family 1: Hendrica Clementina Vandehey (b. March 31, 1847, d. May 1, 1873)

Family 2: Theodora Cuene (b. March 20, 1856, d. March 24, 1925)

Biography

  • Birth: Peter Coenen was born on August 8, 1841 in Boekel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: He and Hendrica Clementina Vandehey were married on February 12, 1866 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: Peter Coenen and Theodora Cuene were married on July 13, 1874 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Peter Coenen died on September 13, 1896, at age 55, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, De Pere, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: He immigrated to America in 1848 Line 45.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Antonius Coenen

M, b. September 6, 1829, d. May 1850

Parents

Biography

  • Birth: Antonius Coenen was born on September 6, 1829 in Boekel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Death: He died in May 1850, at age 20, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: He immigrated to America in 1848 Line 39.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Johanna Snijders

F, b. October 26, 1828, d. October 30, 1891

Parents

Family: Gerardus Coenen (b. March 10, 1828, d. February 13, 1913)

Biography

  • Birth: Johanna Snijders was born on October 26, 1828 in Boekel, Noord Brabant, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Gerardus Coenen were married on January 2, 1851 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Johanna Snijders died on October 30, 1891, at age 63, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: She immigrated to Tuskina in 1850 Line 74.

Theodora Joanna Coenen

F, b. October 18, 1868, d. 1925

Parents

Family: Henry Michiels (b. June 15, 1868, d. 1905)

Biography

  • Birth: Theodora Joanna Coenen was born on October 18, 1868.
  • Marriage: She and Henry Michiels were married on April 11, 1893 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Theodora Joanna Coenen died in 1925, at age ~57.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Martina Coenen

F, b. November 28, 1870, d. September 24, 1941

Parents

Family: Martin Cuene (b. August 28, 1860, d. July 1, 1931)

Biography

  • Birth: Martina Coenen was born on November 28, 1870 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Marriage: She and Martin Cuene were married on April 27, 1891 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Martina Coenen died on September 24, 1941, at age 70, in Banks, Washington Co, Oregon.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Theodora Cuene

F, b. March 20, 1856, d. March 24, 1925

Parents

Family: Peter Coenen (b. August 8, 1841, d. September 13, 1896)

Biography

  • Birth: Theodora Cuene was born on March 20, 1856 in Horst, Limburg, Netherlands.
  • Marriage: She and Peter Coenen were married on July 13, 1874 in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: Theodora Cuene died on March 24, 1925, at age 69, in DePere, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: She was buried in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery, De Pere, Wisconsin.
  • Immigration: She immigrated in 1869.

Martin Vandehey

M, b. October 23, 1853, d. January 24, 1931

Parents

Family 1: Petronella Ummenthun (b. March 24, 1851, d. 1928)

Family 2: Wilhelmina Holkamp (b. August 9, 1852, d. June 4, 1915)

Biography

  • Birth: Martin Vandehey was born on October 23, 1853 in Hollandtown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: He died on January 24, 1931, at age 77, in Wrightstown, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
  • Burial: He was buried in St Paul Cemetery, Wrightstown, Wisconsin.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

John Rieth

M, b. December 7, 1894, d. October 26, 1977

Parents

Family: Rose Hoenig (b. March 21, 1895, d. March 10, 1973)

Biography

  • Birth: John Rieth was born on December 7, 1894.
  • Death: He died on October 26, 1977, at age 82.
  • Burial: He was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.

Rose Hoenig

F, b. March 21, 1895, d. March 10, 1973

Family: John Rieth (b. December 7, 1894, d. October 26, 1977)

Biography

  • Birth: Rose Hoenig was born on March 21, 1895.
  • Death: She died on March 10, 1973, at age 77.
  • Burial: She was buried in Holy Cross, Kaukauna, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.