Garrelt Janssen Folkers

M, #15467, b. circa 1790
FatherFolkert Eden b. 1 Jan 1727, d. b 31 Dec 1809
MotherEke Catharine Janssen b. a 1750
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited5 Oct 2005
Birth*circa 1790Garrelt Janssen Folkers was born circa 1790; youngest son; no baptismal record in St Lamberti Lutheran Church in Aurich.
He was the son of Folkert Eden and Eke Catharine Janssen.
Occupation*Garrelt Janssen Folkers was a Hausmann in Sandhorst.
Marriage*1 March 1817He married Ettje Catharine Friderichs on 1 March 1817 at St Lamberti Lutheran Church, Aurich, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany.

Family

Ettje Catharine Friderichs b. c 1796

Gesche Margaretha Janssen Folkers

F, #15470, b. 1793
FatherFolkert Eden b. 1 Jan 1727, d. b 31 Dec 1809
MotherEke Catharine Janssen b. a 1750
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited29 Jun 2017
Birth*1793Gesche Margaretha Janssen Folkers was born in 1793 at Aurich-Sandhorst, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany.
She was the daughter of Folkert Eden and Eke Catharine Janssen.
Married Name11 April 1816 As of 11 April 1816,her married name was Harms.
Marriage*11 April 1816Gesche Margaretha Janssen Folkers married Harm Everts Harms on 11 April 1816.
Note*1825Gesche Margaretha Janssen Folkers was a godmother to a son of her brother Folkert Janssen Folkers in Sandhorst in 1825.

Family

Harm Everts Harms

Hilke Folkers

F, #15466, b. 28 March 1819
FatherEhme Jürgens Folkers b. 24 Apr 1785
MotherGretje Janssen b. 1785
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited5 Oct 2005
Baptism*28 March 1819Hilke Folkers was baptized on 28 March 1819 at St Lamberti Lutheran Church, Aurich, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany.
She was the daughter of Ehme Jürgens Folkers and Gretje Janssen.

Hilke Christiane Folkers1

F, #15469, b. 10 June 1780
FatherFolkert Eden b. 1 Jan 1727, d. b 31 Dec 1809
MotherEke Catharine Janssen b. a 1750
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited4 Nov 2003
Birth*10 June 1780Hilke Christiane Folkers was born on 10 June 1780 at Aurich-Sandhorst, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany.
She was the daughter of Folkert Eden and Eke Catharine Janssen.
Married Name31 December 1809 As of 31 December 1809,her married name was Post.
Marriage*31 December 1809Hilke Christiane Folkers married Ede Hinrichs Post on 31 December 1809 at St Lamberti Lutheran Church, Aurich, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany, Per marriage Register: Ede Hinrichs Post, unmarried, 27 years old, second son of the second marrige of the deceased Hinrich Janssen Post in Wallinghausen, with Hilke Catharine Folkert, virgin, 28 years old, the only daughter of the deceased Folkert Eden Hausmann in Sandhorst.
(Witness) Baptism28 March 1819Hilke Christiane Folkers witnessed the baptism of Hilke Folkers on 28 March 1819 at St Lamberti Lutheran Church, Aurich, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany.

Family

Ede Hinrichs Post b. c 1782

Citations

  1. Lived in Wallinghausen, godmother to her niece Hilke Folkers in Sandhorst on 28 Mar 1819.

Justine Dorothea Folkers

F, #19059, b. circa 1761, d. 4 April 1779
FatherFolkert Eden b. 1 Jan 1727, d. b 31 Dec 1809
MotherTrienke Lubben b. c 1738, d. 18 Oct 1776
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited4 Nov 2003
Birth*circa 1761Justine Dorothea Folkers was born circa 1761; based on age at death.
She was the daughter of Folkert Eden and Trienke Lubben.
Death*4 April 1779Justine Dorothea Folkers died on 4 April 1779 at Aurich-Sandhorst, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany, of tuberculosis ("Schwindsucht.")
Burial*9 April 1779She was buried on 9 April 1779 at St Lamberti Lutheran Church, Aurich, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany.

Trientje Ehmen Folkers

F, #42394, b. 13 April 1826, d. 9 April 1914
FatherEhme Jürgens Folkers b. 24 Apr 1785
MotherGretje Janssen b. 1785
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Immigration StatusImmigrated
Last Edited25 Jul 2019
Birth*13 April 1826Trientje Ehmen Folkers was born on 13 April 1826 at Aurich-Sandhorst, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany.
She was the daughter of Ehme Jürgens Folkers and Gretje Janssen.
Married NameSeptember 1854 As of September 1854,her married name was Bienhoff.
Marriage*September 1854Trientje Ehmen Folkers married Heinrich Ulfert Bienhoff in September 1854 at Camp Point, Adams Co, IL.
Death*9 April 1914Trientje Ehmen Folkers died on 9 April 1914 at Golden, Adams Co, IL, at age 87.

Family

Heinrich Ulfert Bienhoff b. 24 Aug 1828, d. 6 Mar 1916
Children

Ellsworth Dwight "Doc" Foreman

M, #25414, b. 27 December 1916, d. 24 January 2013
ChartsDescendants of Albert Hartwig
Last Edited30 Nov 2015
Birth*27 December 1916Ellsworth Dwight "Doc" Foreman was born on 27 December 1916 at Kamiah, Lewis Co, ID.
Marriage*26 October 2002He married Alma Lena Zimmerman, daughter of Henry R Zimmerman and Mona Adelene Hartwig, on 26 October 2002.
Death*24 January 2013Ellsworth Dwight "Doc" Foreman died on 24 January 2013 at Spokane Co, WA, at age 96.
Obituary*27 January 2013Ellsworth Dwight ("Doc") FOREMAN (12/27/1916 - 01/24/2013)
(Age 96)

Doc passed away peacefully January 24th, at Sunshine Gardens. He was born December 27, 1916, the youngest of five children in Kamiah, ID, to Nathan Kelly and Lottie Vlasta (Pitner) Foreman.

He married Claire Rutledge in 1941, joining the Navy in 1942 serving in the Pacific on the aircraft carrier USS Lexington, until 1945. He and Claire had three children.

At the end of WWII he went to Dental School in Portland, OR on the GI bill, completing studies in 1951. He started his private practice in the Spokane Valley, first in Dishman, then in Opportunity, where he retired at age 76.

He was active in his church, Gideons, politics, and Boy Scout Leadership.

He was married to Violet Brown from 1966 until she passed away February 8, 2001, married to Alma Zimmerman from October 26, 2002 until she passed away June 26, 2006, married to Jan Honodel from October 28, 2006 until she passed away in May 10, 2008.

Most Recently, Doc was active in the Valley Church of the Nazarene enjoying Sunday Bible Studies and a Pinochle group.

Doc is survived by children, Bruce (Kathy) of Spokane Valley, Dennis of Seattle, WA, and Linda of Otis Orchards; nephew Don (Marie) Johnson of Spokane; and numerous stepchildren, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial Services will be Wednesday, January 30th at noon at Spokane Valley Church of the Nazarene, 15515 E 20th Ave. Inurnment will be at Riverside Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sunshine Gardens, 10410 E. Ninth Ave, Spokane Valley, WA 99206, in thanksgiving for their wonderful care.

Please visit Ellsworth's online tribute and leave a message of condolence at www.hennesseyfunerals.com. Arrangements entrusted to:

Published in Spokesman-Review on January 27, 2013.
Burial*30 January 2013He was buried on 30 January 2013 at Reverside Memorial Park, Spokane, Spokane Co, WA.

Family

Alma Lena Zimmerman b. 23 Jan 1922, d. 26 Jun 2006

Margaret Forrester

F, #21891, b. 13 April 1917
ChartsDescendants of Albert Hartwig
Last Edited19 Jan 2006
Birth*13 April 1917Margaret Forrester was born on 13 April 1917.
Married Name21 June 1943 As of 21 June 1943,her married name was Shafer.
Marriage*21 June 1943She married Roy R Shafer, son of Reinhard (Reiner) John Shafer and Cecil Smith, on 21 June 1943.

Family

Roy R Shafer b. 14 Jul 1922, d. 3 Jan 1955

Della Mae Forst

F, #25260, b. 24 June 1909, d. 16 May 1996
Last Edited24 Nov 2013
Birth*24 June 1909Della Mae Forst was born on 24 June 1909 at Huntington Co, IN.
Married NameHer married name was Reiken.
Marriage*She married Frederick Dean (Fred) Reiken, son of Reiner Reiken and Emma Lottman.
Death*16 May 1996Della Mae Forst died on 16 May 1996 at Wabash, Wabash Co, IN, at age 86.
Burial*May 1996She was buried in May 1996 at Fairview Cemetery, Servia, Wabash Co, IN.

Family

Frederick Dean (Fred) Reiken b. 27 Feb 1903, d. 10 May 1974

William L Foster

M, #17557, b. 17 May 1924, d. 10 January 1994
Last Edited20 Mar 2002
Birth*17 May 1924William L Foster was born on 17 May 1924.
SSN*before 1951His Social Security Number was 345-16-6644; issued before 1951 at IL.
Death*10 January 1994He died on 10 January 1994 at Chicago, Cook Co, IL, at age 69.

George Allen Franks

M, #10717, d. 1999
Last Edited25 Jun 2007
Death*1999George Allen Franks died in 1999.

Folena Violine Franzen

F, #24751, b. circa 1839, d. 2 November 1885
Immigration StatusImmigrated
Last Edited27 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1839Folena Violine Franzen was born circa 1839 at Lutetsburg, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Married Name1868 As of 1868,her married name was Lottman.
Marriage*1868She married Jacob Jensen Lottman, son of John P Lottman, in 1868 at Germany.
ImmigrationNovember 1871Folena Violine Franzen and Jacob Jensen Lottman immigrated in November 1871 to Baltimore, (independent city), MD, on the ship Laura from Bremen.
Census*15 June 1880Folena Violine Franzen appeared on the census of 15 June 1880 at Pleasant Precinct, Jefferson Co, NE.
Death*2 November 1885She died on 2 November 1885 at Diller, Jefferson Co, NE.

Family

Jacob Jensen Lottman b. 6 Nov 1840, d. 13 Apr 1920
Children

Eleanor Louise Frederick

F, #25263, b. 8 June 1925, d. October 1982
FatherGlen George Frederick b. 17 Dec 1899, d. 10 Feb 1962
MotherIda Engeline Reiken b. 25 Sep 1904, d. 5 May 1967
Relationship3rd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited24 Nov 2013
Birth*8 June 1925Eleanor Louise Frederick was born on 8 June 1925 at Huntington Co, IN.
She was the daughter of Glen George Frederick and Ida Engeline Reiken.
Married NameHer married name was Pressler.
Marriage*Eleanor Louise Frederick married Donald Edward Pressler.
Burial*October 1982Eleanor Louise Frederick was buried in October 1982 at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Huntington, Huntington Co, IN.
Death*October 1982She died in October 1982 at Huntington, Huntington Co, IN, at age 57.

Family

Donald Edward Pressler b. 29 Jan 1921, d. 23 Sep 2001

Glen George Frederick

M, #25262, b. 17 December 1899, d. 10 February 1962
Last Edited24 Jun 2019
Birth*17 December 1899Glen George Frederick was born on 17 December 1899 at Huntington, Huntington Co, IN.
Marriage*He married Ida Engeline Reiken, daughter of Reiner Reiken and Emma Lottman.
Death*10 February 1962Glen George Frederick died on 10 February 1962 at age 62.
Burial*February 1962He was buried in February 1962 at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Huntington, Huntington Co, IN.

Family

Ida Engeline Reiken b. 25 Sep 1904, d. 5 May 1967
Children

Glen George Frederick Jr

M, #25265, b. 23 October 1926, d. 29 January 2013
FatherGlen George Frederick b. 17 Dec 1899, d. 10 Feb 1962
MotherIda Engeline Reiken b. 25 Sep 1904, d. 5 May 1967
Relationship3rd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited24 Nov 2013
Birth*23 October 1926Glen George Frederick Jr was born on 23 October 1926 at Bippus, Huntington Co, IN.
He was the son of Glen George Frederick and Ida Engeline Reiken.
Burial*4 February 1982Glen George Frederick Jr was buried on 4 February 1982 at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Huntington, Huntington Co, IN.
Death*29 January 2013He died on 29 January 2013 at Huntington, Huntington Co, IN, at age 86.

Mareke Frerichs

F, #39191, b. 6 April 1759, d. 6 September 1842
Last Edited24 Oct 2018
Birth*6 April 1759Mareke Frerichs was born on 6 April 1759 at Strackhold, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Married Name2 October 1777 As of 2 October 1777,her married name was Aden.
Marriage*2 October 1777She married Habben Ehmen Aden, son of Johann Ehmen Aden and Almuth Jansen, on 2 October 1777 at Felde, Ammerland, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Death*6 September 1842Mareke Frerichs died on 6 September 1842 at Grossefehn-Holtrop, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany, at age 83.

Family

Habben Ehmen Aden b. 11 Sep 1736, d. 24 Mar 1819
Child

Toebke Janssen Frerichs

F, #39195, b. 15 November 1823, d. 24 September 1895
Immigration StatusImmigrated
Last Edited24 Oct 2018
Birth*15 November 1823Toebke Janssen Frerichs was born on 15 November 1823 at Grossefehn-Holtrop, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Married Name31 May 1845 As of 31 May 1845,her married name was Aden.
Marriage*31 May 1845She married Habbe Lubben Aden, son of Luebbe Von Bockner Habben and Mareke Habben Aden, on 31 May 1845 at Grossefehn-Holtrop, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Death*24 September 1895Toebke Janssen Frerichs died on 24 September 1895 at NE at age 71.

Family

Habbe Lubben Aden b. 11 Oct 1817, d. 2 Oct 1897
Child

Margaret Louise Freyborg

F, #1622, b. 5 July 1916, d. 6 December 2002
Last Edited21 Oct 2005
Birth*5 July 1916Margaret Louise Freyborg was born on 5 July 1916.
Marriage*She married Alvah Martin Christopherson.
Married NameHer married name was Christopherson.
Death*6 December 2002Margaret Louise Freyborg died on 6 December 2002 at Brookings, Brookings Co, SD, at age 86.
NoSSN*21 October 2005No record of her Social Security Number was found on 21 October 2005.

Family

Alvah Martin Christopherson b. 6 Mar 1913, d. 11 Feb 1989

Ettje Catharine Friderichs

F, #15468, b. circa 1796
Last Edited20 Sep 2001
Birth*circa 1796Ettje Catharine Friderichs was born circa 1796.
Marriage*1 March 1817She married Garrelt Janssen Folkers, son of Folkert Eden and Eke Catharine Janssen, on 1 March 1817 at St Lamberti Lutheran Church, Aurich, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Married Name1 March 1817 As of 1 March 1817,her married name was Folker(t)s.
Married Name1 March 1817 As of 1 March 1817,her married name was Folkers.

Family

Garrelt Janssen Folkers b. c 1790

Marie Elisabeth Garrels

F, #15479
Last Edited20 Sep 2001
Marriage*Marie Elisabeth Garrels married Christoph Godfried Wahren-dorff.
Married NameHer married name was Wahren-dorff.

Family

Christoph Godfried Wahren-dorff
Child

Bill John Garretts

M, #39699, b. 8 January 1926, d. 21 January 2012
FatherWilliam F Garretts b. c 1894, d. 1 Nov 1963
MotherElla Knebel b. c 1902
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
MilitaryWorld War II
ChartsDescendants of Albert Hartwig
Last Edited7 Dec 2019
Birth*8 January 1926Bill John Garretts was born on 8 January 1926 at Peoria, Peoria Co, IL.
He was the son of William F Garretts and Ella Knebel.
Military*Bill John Garretts was in the US Navy during World War II.
Marriage*8 August 1947He married Sherry Dale Wilts on 8 August 1947.
Death*21 January 2012Bill John Garretts died on 21 January 2012 at Morton, Tazewell Co, IL, at age 86.
Obituary*24 January 2012[Published in Peoria Journal Star on January 24, 2012]
MORTON - Bill J. Garretts, 86, of Morton died at 11:46 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23, 2012, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.

He was born Jan. 8, 1926, in Peoria to William and Ella (Knebel) Garretts. He married Barb Patterson on Dec. 14, 1984, in Canton.

Surviving are his wife, Barb Garretts of Morton; four sons, Steve (Vickie) Garretts of Greeley, Colo., Vernon (Kathy) Garretts of Princeville, Larry Garretts and Gary Garretts, both of Peoria; two stepsons, Brent (Jeanne) Reddish of Washington and Brady Reddish of Jacksonville, Fla; five grandsons, Jeremy Garretts, Scott Garretts, Ryan Garretts, Brandon (Kelly) Garretts and Reed (Ashley) Garretts; four granddaughters, Amber (Greg) Denzel, Amy Garretts, B.J. Martin and Michelle Akridge; three stepgrandsons, Kyle Reddish, Cody Reddish and Chris (Jamie) Reddish; three stepgranddaughters, Randi (Patrick) Vaughn, Jolene (Steve) Aldus and Nicole (Reese) Reed; several great-grandchildren; one brother, Vernon (Gertrude) Garretts of Canton; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Jeanine Gottschalk.

Bill was a World War II Navy veteran and served as a captain with the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Division 4.

He worked at Keystone Steel & Wire Co. for 30 years, retiring as a supervisor in 1979 and also retired from PNC Bank.

He was a member of Northwoods Community Church in Peoria, where he served as head usher for the past 18 years. Bill served on multiple boards and committees for Concordia Grade School, Trinity Lutheran Church and Calvary Bible Church.

He was a former lead trainer for Peoria Obedience Training Club.

Bill excelled in everything that he became involved with throughout his life.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton, with Pastor Cal Rychener officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Roberts Cemetery in Morton, where military services will be conducted.

Memorials may be made to Methodist Hospice, 221 NE Glen Oak Ave., Peoria, IL 61636; to the Northwoods Community Church Building Fund, 10700 N. Allen Road, Peoria, IL 61615; or to Rosewood Care Center, 900 Centennial Drive, East Peoria, IL 61611.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.knappjohnson.com.

Family

Sherry Dale Wilts b. 8 Nov 1928, d. 5 Jun 2009

Henry Garretts

M, #1246, b. 15 October 1851, d. 16 November 1934
Immigration StatusImmigrated
ChartsDescendants of Albert Hartwig
Last Edited3 Mar 2019
Birth*15 October 1851Henry Garretts was born on 15 October 1851 at Germany.
Marriage*4 November 1877He married Frauka Johanna (Frances) Hartwig, daughter of Reiner Michels Hartwig and Tomke Dirk Lottman, on 4 November 1877 at Peoria Co, IL.
Note*4 April 1890She was living in Peoria, Peoria Co, IL on 4 Apr 1890 when she sold her undivided portion of the farm inherited from her parents to brother John for $200.
Death*16 November 1934Henry Garretts died on 16 November 1934 at Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, at age 83.

Family

Frauka Johanna (Frances) Hartwig b. 5 Dec 1858, d. 14 Nov 1942
Children

John F Garretts

M, #40019, b. 6 June 1891, d. 17 September 1948
FatherHenry Garretts b. 15 Oct 1851, d. 16 Nov 1934
MotherFrauka Johanna (Frances) Hartwig b. 5 Dec 1858, d. 14 Nov 1942
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ChartsDescendants of Albert Hartwig
Last Edited3 Mar 2019
Birth*6 June 1891John F Garretts was born on 6 June 1891 at IL.
He was the son of Henry Garretts and Frauka Johanna (Frances) Hartwig.
Marriage*John F Garretts married Hilda Mansdotter Rosdahl.
Death*17 September 1948John F Garretts died on 17 September 1948 at age 57.

Family

Hilda Mansdotter Rosdahl b. 24 Nov 1897, d. 8 Jan 1982
Child

Joyce B Garretts

F, #40021, b. 10 March 1939, d. 9 May 2000
FatherJohn F Garretts b. 6 Jun 1891, d. 17 Sep 1948
MotherHilda Mansdotter Rosdahl b. 24 Nov 1897, d. 8 Jan 1982
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
ChartsDescendants of Albert Hartwig
Last Edited3 Mar 2019
Birth*10 March 1939Joyce B Garretts was born on 10 March 1939 at Peoria, Peoria Co, IL.
She was the daughter of John F Garretts and Hilda Mansdotter Rosdahl.
Married NameHer married name was Romane.
Marriage*Joyce B Garretts married ** Private ** Romane.
Death*9 May 2000Joyce B Garretts died on 9 May 2000 at Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, at age 61.

Family

** Private ** Romane d. 9 May 2000

Melissa Emery Garretts

F, #39703, b. 17 April 1970, d. 30 August 2017
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited19 Jan 2019
Birth*17 April 1970Melissa Emery Garretts was born on 17 April 1970 at St Louis, (independent city), MO.
Married NameHer married name was Carter.
Death*30 August 2017She died on 30 August 2017 at Bradenton, Manatee Co, FL, at age 47.