Catherine Holloran

F, #13415, b. 12 January 1864, d. 30 April 1947
Last Edited28 Oct 1999
Birth*12 January 1864Catherine Holloran was born on 12 January 1864 at Topeka, Shawnee Co, KS.
Marriage*She married William Burton.
Married NameHer married name was Burton.
Death*30 April 1947Catherine Holloran died on 30 April 1947 at Kansas City, Jackson Co, MO, at age 83.

Family

William Burton b. c 1860, d. c 1910
Child

Julia Honig

F, #14330
Last Edited25 Jul 2000
Marriage*Julia Honig married Benjamin Salamon.
Married NameHer married name was Salamon.

Family

Benjamin Salamon
Child

Charles Carl Honold

M, #10733, b. 9 May 1918, d. 18 February 1996
MilitaryWorld War II
ChartsDescendants of Albert Hartwig
Last Edited3 Aug 2018
Birth*9 May 1918Charles Carl Honold was born on 9 May 1918 at Peoria, Peoria Co, IL.
Marriage*8 October 1938He married Mildred Marie Closen, daughter of John Michael Closen and Etta Anna Hartwig, on 8 October 1938 at St Boniface Catholic Church, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL.
Military*Charles Carl Honold was in the US Army during World War II.
SSN*before 1951His Social Security Number was 329-05-4267; issued before 1951 at IL.
Death*18 February 1996He died on 18 February 1996 at Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, at age 77.
Obituary*20 February 1996Headline: Charles Honold
Publication Date: February 20, 1996
Source: Peoria Journal Star
Page: D6
Subjects:
Region: Illinois
Obituary: Illinois PEORIA -- Charles C. Honold, 77, of 2901 W. Montana died at 11:10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, 1996, at his home.
Born May 9, 1918, in Peoria to Gustave and Katherine Wierschem Honold, he married Mildred M. Closen on Oct. 8, 1938, in Peoria. She
survives.
Also surviving are one son, Stephen M. of West Peoria; four grandchildren; and three sisters, Rose Radley of Chillicothe and Martha
Weber and Mary Snider, both of Peoria. He was preceded in death by two brothers.
He was a World War II Army veteran.
He was a wire drawer at Keystone Steel & Wire Co. for 34 years, retiring in 1975.
He was a member of the Keystone Retirees Club and the American Association of Retired Persons. He was a member of the National Fresh
Water Fishing Hall of Fame in Hayward, Wis.
He was a lifetime member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, which is now St. Ann Catholic Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at his church, where visitation will be 30 minutes before services. The Rev. Richard Horvath will
officiate. Visitation also will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Endsley & Son Funeral Home in Bartonville, with recitation of the rosary at
7:30 p.m. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in West Peoria.
Memorials may be made to his church or the Methodist Medical Center Hospice Program.
Burial*22 February 1996He was buried on 22 February 1996 at St Josephs Cemetery, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL.

Family

Mildred Marie Closen b. 14 Apr 1919, d. 3 Nov 2012
Marriage*8 October 1938He married Mildred Marie Closen, daughter of John Michael Closen and Etta Anna Hartwig, on 8 October 1938 at St Boniface Catholic Church, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL.

Clarice Adeline Hooker

F, #13367, d. June 1999
MotherJean Louise Turner b. 12 Dec 1931, d. Jun 2001
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited21 Oct 2005
Clarice Adeline Hooker was the daughter of Jean Louise Turner.
Married NameHer married name was Chatt.
Death*June 1999Clarice Adeline Hooker died in June 1999 at Canada due to a change in medication.

Maebelle (Mae) Howard

F, #14326, b. 22 March 1902, d. 23 January 1996
ChartsDescendants of Rudolf Einfeld
Last Edited15 Jan 2008
Birth*22 March 1902Maebelle (Mae) Howard was born on 22 March 1902 at Dewey, Champaign Co, IL.
Residence*20 January 1923She and Elmer Jacob Huisman lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, on 20 January 1923.
Marriage*22 December 1925Maebelle (Mae) Howard married Elmer Jacob Huisman, son of Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold, on 22 December 1925 at Rantoul, Champaign Co, IL.
Married Name22 December 1925 As of 22 December 1925,her married name was Huisman.
Census*3 April 1930Maebelle (Mae) Howard and Elmer Jacob Huisman appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 at 3rd Street, Sibley, Livingston Co, IL.
Residence16 February 1933Maebelle (Mae) Howard and Elmer Jacob Huisman lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, on 16 February 1933.
SSN*between 1953 and 1954Her Social Security Number was 343-30-1627; issued between 1953 and 1954 at IL.
Death*23 January 1996Maebelle (Mae) Howard died on 23 January 1996 at Heritage Manor, Gibson City, Ford Co, IL, at age 93.
Obituary*24 January 1996 or 25 January 1996Maebelle Huisman
     FOREST - Maebelle Huisman, 93, a resident of Heritage Manor, Gibson City, formerly of 335 S. Beech St., Forrest, died at 1 pm Tuesday (Jan. 23, 1996) at the manor. Her funeral will be at 10 am Friday at St. James Catholic Church, Forrest, with the Rev. Scott Archer officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 pm Thursday at Hager Memorial Home, Forrest, where a prayer service will be at 8 pm. Memorials may be made to her church or to a charity of the donor's choice.
     Survivors include one daughter, Lois Wessels, Champaign; one son, Elmer Huisman, Forrest; one sister, Elizabeth Howard, Des Moines, Iowa; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
     A sister-in-law, Mary Howard, Forrest, also survives.
     She was born March 22, 1902, at Dewey, the daughter of Orilie and Katherine Winkle Howard. She married Elmer Huisman Sr. Dec 22, 1925, at Rantoul. He died April 18, 1979.
     Two brothers, and one sister also prceded her in death.
     She was a member of St. James Catholic Church, Forrest, and its Altar & Rosary Society.
Burial*26 January 1996She was buried on 26 January 1996 at Forrest Cemetery, Forrest, Livingston Co, IL.

Family

Elmer Jacob Huisman b. 15 Oct 1901, d. 18 Apr 1979
Marriage*22 December 1925She married Elmer Jacob Huisman, son of Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold, on 22 December 1925 at Rantoul, Champaign Co, IL.
Child

Joseph Huck Sr

M, #19497, b. 1855
Last Edited7 Apr 2012
Birth*1855Joseph Huck Sr was born in 1855 at Germany.
Marriage*1882He married Agustave M (?) in 1882.
Census*7 April 1900Joseph Huck Sr appeared on the census of 7 April 1900 at Baker Twp, Osceola Co, IA.
Census6 April 1940He appeared on the census of 6 April 1940 at Baker Twp, Osceola Co, IA.

Family

Agustave M (?) b. 1862
Child

Minnie K. Huck

F, #357, b. 20 October 1896, d. 27 November 1966
FatherJoseph Huck Sr b. 1855
MotherAgustave M (?) b. 1862
ChartsDescendants of Albert Hartwig
Descendants of Rudolf Einfeld
Last Edited7 Apr 2012
Birth*20 October 1896Minnie K. Huck was born on 20 October 1896 at Melvin, Osceola Co, IA.
She was the daughter of Joseph Huck Sr and Agustave M (?)
Census23 June 1900Minnie K. Huck appeared on the census of 23 June 1900 at Baker Twp, Osceola Co, IA, living with her parents, Joseph and Agustave.
Census25 April 1910She appeared on the census of 25 April 1910 at Baker Twp, Osceola Co, IA, living with her parents, Joseph and Agustave.
Census*6 January 1920She appeared on the census of 6 January 1920 at Baker Twp, Osceola Co, IA, living with her parents, Joseph and Agustave.
Census29 April 1930She appeared on the census of 29 April 1930 at Baker Twp, Osceola Co, IA, listed as a servant in the home of Fred Year and children -- also listed as a boarder is Robert Linder.
(Witness) Census6 April 1940She appeared on the census of 6 April 1940 in the household of Joseph Huck Sr at Baker Twp, Osceola Co, IA.
Marriage*10 March 1943Minnie K. Huck married Rinehard Fred Hartwig, son of Fredrick Peters (Fred) Hartwig and Elise Catherina Gronewold, on 10 March 1943 at Holloway, Swift Co, MN.
Married Name10 March 1943 As of 10 March 1943,her married name was Hartwig.
Death*27 November 1966Minnie K. Huck died on 27 November 1966 at Sheldon, O'Brien Co, IA, at age 70 of Cerebral Hemorrhage.
ObituaryMinnie was a housekeeper for Rinehart in Minnesota. They got married and moved back to Melvin where they both orginally came from. Minnie adopted Bobby Linder who was disabled and unable to care for himself.
Burial*1 December 1966She was buried on 1 December 1966 at Baker Township Cemetery, Melvin, Osceola Co, IA.
Tombstone*A photo of her tombstone was taken at Baker Township Cemetery, Melvin, Osceola Co, IA.
NoSSN*May 2000No record of her Social Security Number was found in May 2000; Not Possible.

Family

Rinehard Fred Hartwig b. 18 Sep 1897, d. 18 Apr 1967
Marriage*10 March 1943She married Rinehard Fred Hartwig, son of Fredrick Peters (Fred) Hartwig and Elise Catherina Gronewold, on 10 March 1943 at Holloway, Swift Co, MN.

Grace Huett

F, #17664
Last Edited18 Nov 2017
Married NameHer married name was Lottman.
Marriage*Grace Huett married George (Kenneth) Lottman, son of George Engelhard Lottman and Sonora Mary (Crystal) Eckerman.

Family

George (Kenneth) Lottman b. 14 Sep 1914, d. 30 Apr 1994

Anna Margaret Huisman

F, #14289, b. 6 May 1891, d. 24 August 1956
FatherHelmer Jacob Huisman b. 3 Oct 1852, d. 16 Feb 1933
MotherMeta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold b. 15 Mar 1855, d. 20 Jan 1923
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ChartsDescendants of Rudolf Einfeld
Last Edited7 Aug 2009
Birth*6 May 1891Anna Margaret Huisman was born on 6 May 1891 at Sibley, Ford Co, IL.
She was the daughter of Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold.
Census*1900Anna Margaret Huisman appeared on the census of 1900 at Fayette Twp, Livingston Co, IL.
Married Name16 March 1909 As of 16 March 1909,her married name was Brandt.
Marriage*16 March 1909She married Henry Martin Brandt Jr on 16 March 1909 at Sibley, Ford Co, IL.
Residence*20 January 1923Anna Margaret Huisman and Henry Martin Brandt Jr lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, on 20 January 1923.
Census*2 April 1930Anna Margaret Huisman and Henry Martin Brandt Jr appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 at Drummer Twp, Ford Co, IL.
Residence16 February 1933Anna Margaret Huisman and Henry Martin Brandt Jr lived at Gibson City, Ford Co, IL, on 16 February 1933.
Note*Anna Margaret Huisman and Henry Martin Brandt Jr members of St John Lutheran Church near Anchor.
Obituary*24 August 1956The Daily Pantagraph
Mrs Anna Brandt
     ANCHOR -- Mrs Anna Margaret Brandt, 64, died at 12:30 pm Thursday at Gibson Community Hospital in Gibson City. She had been a patient one day.
     Her funeral will be at 2:30 pm Sunday at St John's Church near Anchor, with the Rev Alexander Youck officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery at Sibley. Visitation was to begin at 10 am Friday at the Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City.
     Mrs Brandt was born May 6, 1892, in Sibley, a daughter of Helmer and Meta Gronewald Huisman. She was married to Henry M Brandt March 16, 1909, in Sibley. She was a member of St John's Lutheran Church.
     Surviving are her husband; four daughters, Mrs. Viola Brookstra, Elgin; Mrs Bernice Shreves, Paxton; Mrs Mildred Jamison, Elliott; Miss Norma, Sibley; two sons, Louie, Tremont; Albert, Sibley; four sisters, Mrs. Minne Farney, Pontiac; Mrs Lizzie Beck, Michigan; Mrs. (??? Unreadable - Lena) Ross, Hutchinson, Minn; Mrs. Grace Towner, Litchfield; a brother, Elmer Huisman, Forrest.
     She was preceded in death by a brother.
Death*24 August 1956Anna Margaret Huisman died on 24 August 1956 at Gibson Community Hospital, Gibson City, Ford Co, IL, at age 65.
Burial*26 August 1956She was buried on 26 August 1956 at Mount Hope Cemetery, Sibley, Ford Co, IL.
Memo*
(The following is a newspaper article about the family of Henry M Brandt.)
Henry M Brandt
     Henry M Brandt, Jr. was born not too long after his parents immigrated to the United States from Germany. They settle in Ford County in the early 1800's and farmed three miles northeast of Sibley, Illinois. They had eight children born to them six boys and two girls who all became farmers in different parts of the country. The oldest sons became wheat ranchers in the state of Washington. The other children stayed in and around Ford County and became farmers. Henry married Anna Huisman in 1910 and he farmed in Livingston County for a year and then rented the Horace McClure farm 6 miles northwest of Gibson City where he farmed for twenty years. They raised six children when they lived on the McClure farm.
     Viola (b. 1910) graduated from Drummer Township High School in 1931. She worked at the Elgin National Watch Company for 21 years. She married Gerald Brookstra in 1951. He worked for the Chicago, Milwaukee Railroad and died in Feb. 1956 of a heart attack. Then she married L. Paul Lowe in 1960. He taught school in southern Illinois and retired in 1972. He died in 1975
     Bernice graduated from Drummer Township High School in 1931. She married Floyd Shreves in 1939 and they live in Paxton. Floyd is retired from the Gas Company after 23 years of service.
     Louie was married to Marguerite Taylor. Louie did some farming with his dad and served in the armed forces during World War II. After his discharge from the service he worked for Doc May in construction. He died in April 1981. Marguerite works part time at the Gibson Hospital.
     Albert was also a farmer and served in the Navy during World War II for a couple of years. After his discharge from the service he farmed the Edith Ashley Farris farm until his retirement in 1981. He is married to the former Gerdy Blanck of Buckley, Illinois and they live in Sibley, Ill.
     Mildred is married to Leslie Jamison and they have made their home in Elliott, Illinois most of their married life. Leslie was Township Road Commissioner for a number of years.
     Norma Jean is married to Jean Lehman. They live in Urbana, Ill. Norma was a beauty operator but gave it up after marriage. Jean is in the heating and air conditioning business.
     Henry bought the Troyer farm in 1935 and lived there until he died in 1960.

Family

Henry Martin Brandt Jr b. 20 Jan 1883, d. 27 Jan 1960
Marriage*16 March 1909She married Henry Martin Brandt Jr on 16 March 1909 at Sibley, Ford Co, IL.
Children

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman

F, #14288, b. 6 April 1893
FatherHelmer Jacob Huisman b. 3 Oct 1852, d. 16 Feb 1933
MotherMeta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold b. 15 Mar 1855, d. 20 Jan 1923
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ChartsDescendants of Rudolf Einfeld
Last Edited5 Jun 2007
Birth*6 April 1893Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman was born on 6 April 1893 at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL.
She was the daughter of Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold.
Census*1900Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman appeared on the census of 1900 at Fayette Twp, Livingston Co, IL.
Census1910She appeared on the census of 1910 at Fayette Twp, Livingston Co, IL.
Married Name1911 As of 1911,her married name was Beck.
Marriage*1911She married Herman Frederick Beck in 1911.
Census10 February 1920Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman and Herman Frederick Beck appeared on the census of 10 February 1920 at Boone Twp, Wright Co, IA.
Residence*20 January 1923Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman and Herman Frederick Beck lived at Drummond, Bayfield Co, WI, on 20 January 1923.
Census*6 May 1930Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman and Herman Frederick Beck appeared on the census of 6 May 1930 at Drummond, Bayfield Co, WI.
Residence16 February 1933Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman and Herman Frederick Beck lived at Drummond, Bayfield Co, WI, on 16 February 1933.
Residence*24 August 1956Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman lived at MI on 24 August 1956.
Note*September 1979She As of April 2001, there is only one SSDI record for an Elizabeth Beck (b. 6 Apr 1893). The SSN is 369-38-7527, issued in MI in 1955. Last residence was 48640 Midland, Midland Co, MI; Death was on Sep 1979. in September 1979 at Midland, Midland Co, MI.

Family

Herman Frederick Beck b. 22 Aug 1885, d. Jun 1972
Marriage*1911She married Herman Frederick Beck in 1911.
Children

Elmer H Huisman

M, #14327, b. 12 July 1928, d. 12 June 2001
FatherElmer Jacob Huisman b. 15 Oct 1901, d. 18 Apr 1979
MotherMaebelle (Mae) Howard b. 22 Mar 1902, d. 23 Jan 1996
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
ChartsDescendants of Rudolf Einfeld
Last Edited14 Jan 2008
Birth*12 July 1928Elmer H Huisman was born on 12 July 1928 at Sibley, Ford Co, IL.
He was the son of Elmer Jacob Huisman and Maebelle (Mae) Howard.
Census*3 April 1930Elmer H Huisman appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 at 3rd Street, Sibley, Livingston Co, IL.
Residence*18 April 1979He lived at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL, on 18 April 1979.
Death*12 June 2001He died on 12 June 2001 at BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal, McLean Co, IL, at age 72.
Obituary*14 June 2001Elmer H. Huisman
     FORREST - Elmer H. Huisman, 72 of 107 Parkview Drive, Forrest, died at 9 pm Tuesday (June 12, 2001) at BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal.
     His funeral will be at 11 am Friday at St Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Chatsworth. Father Richard Brunskill and Father Scott Archer will officiate. Burial will be in Forrest Cemetery, Forest, with full military rites accorded by J.A. Folwell American Legion Post of Forrest. Visitiation will be from 4 to 8 pm today and 9:30 to 10:30 am Friday at Hager Memorial Home, Forrest.
     Memorials may be made to St James Catholic Church, Forrest or Prairie Central Youth Football League.
     Mr. Huisman was born July 12, 1928 in Sibley, a son of Elmer and Mae Belle Howard Huisman. He married LaVonne Head on Dec 27, 1950. She survives.
     Other survivors include three daughters, Beth (Steve) Weeks, Forrest; Becky (Steve) Wahls, Chatsworth; and Barb (Steve) Werning, Urbandale, Iowa; one son, Bob (Joni) Huisman, Plano, and one sister, Lois (Warren) Weisels, Champaign.
     Also surviving are eight grandchildren, Sarah and Ryan Weeks; Lacy, Tyler and Carson Wahls; Josh Werning; and Thomas and Matthew Huisman.
     Mr. Huisman was a rural mail carrier and a seasonal IRS employee.
     He was a member of St James Catholic Church, Forrest; VFW; Forrest American Legion; Indian Creek Country Club; McLean Country Senior Golf Association; and was a former little league coach. He was a Forrest High School graduate and had attended ISU. He was a four-year Navy veteran in the Korean War.
     He was a sports enthusiast and enjoyed golfing, fishing, gardening, and life.
Burial*15 June 2001He was buried on 15 June 2001 at Forrest Cemetery, Forrest, Livingston Co, IL.

Elmer Jacob Huisman

M, #14292, b. 15 October 1901, d. 18 April 1979
FatherHelmer Jacob Huisman b. 3 Oct 1852, d. 16 Feb 1933
MotherMeta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold b. 15 Mar 1855, d. 20 Jan 1923
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ChartsDescendants of Rudolf Einfeld
Last Edited13 Jan 2005
Birth*15 October 1901Elmer Jacob Huisman was born on 15 October 1901 at Sibley, Ford Co, IL.
He was the son of Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold.
Census*1910Elmer Jacob Huisman appeared on the census of 1910 at Fayette Twp, Livingston Co, IL.
Census1920He appeared on the census of 1920 at Fayette Twp, Livingston Co, IL.
Residence*20 January 1923He and Maebelle (Mae) Howard lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, on 20 January 1923.
Marriage*22 December 1925Elmer Jacob Huisman married Maebelle (Mae) Howard on 22 December 1925 at Rantoul, Champaign Co, IL.
Census*3 April 1930Elmer Jacob Huisman and Maebelle (Mae) Howard appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 at 3rd Street, Sibley, Livingston Co, IL.
Residence16 February 1933Elmer Jacob Huisman and Maebelle (Mae) Howard lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, on 16 February 1933.
SSN*before 1951His Social Security Number was 334-10-6925; issued before 1951 at IL.
Residence*24 August 1956Elmer Jacob Huisman lived at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL, on 24 August 1956.
Note*1976He had a stroke and his wife put him in a nursing home in 1976.
Death*18 April 1979He died on 18 April 1979 at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL, at age 77.
Burial*21 April 1979He was buried on 21 April 1979 at Forrest Cemetery, Forrest, Livingston Co, IL.

Family

Maebelle (Mae) Howard b. 22 Mar 1902, d. 23 Jan 1996
Marriage*22 December 1925He married Maebelle (Mae) Howard on 22 December 1925 at Rantoul, Champaign Co, IL.
Child

George Huisman

M, #14287, b. circa 1888, d. circa 1912
FatherHelmer Jacob Huisman b. 3 Oct 1852, d. 16 Feb 1933
MotherMeta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold b. 15 Mar 1855, d. 20 Jan 1923
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ChartsDescendants of Rudolf Einfeld
Last Edited11 Apr 2001
Birth*circa 1888George Huisman was born circa 1888 at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL.
He was the son of Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold.
Death*circa 1912George Huisman died circa 1912 at age of 24.

Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman

F, #14290, b. 1 November 1898, d. 26 February 1994
FatherHelmer Jacob Huisman b. 3 Oct 1852, d. 16 Feb 1933
MotherMeta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold b. 15 Mar 1855, d. 20 Jan 1923
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ChartsDescendants of Rudolf Einfeld
Last Edited15 Jan 2008
Birth*1 November 1898Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman was born on 1 November 1898 at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL.
She was the daughter of Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold.
Census*1900Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman appeared on the census of 1900 at Fayette Twp, Livingston Co, IL.
Census1910She appeared on the census of 1910 at Fayette Twp, Livingston Co, IL.
Census1920She appeared on the census of 1920 at Fayette Twp, Livingston Co, IL.
Married Name19 June 1922 As of 19 June 1922,her married name was Towner.
Marriage*19 June 1922She married Edward Russell Towner Sr, son of August C Towner and Margarette (Maggie) Hipsher, on 19 June 1922.
Residence20 January 1923Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman and Edward Russell Towner Sr lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, on 20 January 1923.
Residence16 February 1933Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman and Edward Russell Towner Sr lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, on 16 February 1933.
Residence*from 1934 to 1963Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman and Edward Russell Towner Sr lived at Litchfield, Montgomery Co, IL, from 1934 to 1963.
Divorce*1945Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman and Edward Russell Towner Sr were divorced in 1945 at IL.
SSN*before 1951Her Social Security Number was 322-20-0620; issued before 1951 at IL.
Residence*24 August 1956Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman lived at Litchfield, Montgomery Co, IL, on 24 August 1956.
Residencefrom 1963 to 1990She and Edward Russell Towner Sr lived at Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL, from 1963 to 1990.
Note*1991Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman January 29, 1991 (RE: Pat Towner, Rick's wife)" Grandma is still in Dirkson House. We haven't been able to see her because for the last 2 weeks she's been in isolation. She stepped on a tack (it fell off the bullitin board next to her bed and into her shoe!) and then she got a staff infection. The doctors are treating it, but discourage visitors because it's contageous. Grandma is still in therapy for walking with a walker. She is progressing but still needs help."
June 9, 1991 (RE: Pat Towner) "Grandma had a stroke. She hasn't been able to speak since then and her eyes are half closed. She can't use her right arm & hand." in 1991.
Residence28 September 1991She lived at Las Vegas, Clark Co, NV, on 28 September 1991.
Death*26 February 1994She died on 26 February 1994 at Walnut Ridge Healthcare Center, Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL, at age 95.
Obituary*Grace E Towner
     Grace E Towner, 95 of Springfield died at 12:20 pm Saturday at Walnut Ridge Healthcare Center.
     She was born Nov. 1, 1898, in Forrest, the daughter of Helmer and Meta Gronewald Huisman. She married Edward R. Towner in 1922. Preceding her in death were her husband in 1981, a brother and four sisters.
     Mrs. Towner was a machine opertor at Owen's Manufacturing Co. and FW Menas Co. for 12 years. She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
     Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Bernard (Roxie) Simburger of Temple, Ariz., and Mrs. Delores Walker of Bigsonton, Fla; a son, Edward R Towner of Springfield; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
     Services at 9 am Wednesday at Staub Funeral Home, the Rev Thomas Radke officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Buckhart.

(Another Obituary)
Grace Towner
     Former Litchfield resident Grace E Towner died Saturday, February 26, 1994, in Walnut Ridge Healthcare Center, Springfield.
     Mrs. Towner, 95 last November 1, lived in Litchfield for more than 30 years. She was a machine operator at Owen's Manufacturing company and at FW Means company. She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church.
     She was born in Forrest, a daughter of Helmer and Meta Gronewald Huisman. She married Edward R. Towner in 1922. He died in 1981.
     Also preceding her in death were a brother and four sisters.
     Survivors include two daughters, Roxie, wife of Bernard Simburger of Tempe, Ariz., and Delores Walker of Gisonton, Fla; a son, Edward Towner of Springfield; 11 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
     Funeral services were held Wednesday in Staab Funeral Home, Springfield. Burial was in Oak hill Cemetery in Buckhart.
Burial*2 March 1994She was buried on 2 March 1994 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Buckhart, Sangamon Co, IL.

Family

Edward Russell Towner Sr b. 9 Dec 1901, d. Jul 1981
Marriage*19 June 1922She married Edward Russell Towner Sr, son of August C Towner and Margarette (Maggie) Hipsher, on 19 June 1922.
Divorce*1945Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman and Edward Russell Towner Sr were divorced in 1945 at IL.
Child

Helmer Jacob Huisman

M, #14271, b. 3 October 1852, d. 16 February 1933
Immigration StatusImmigrated
ChartsDescendants of Rudolf Einfeld
Last Edited15 Jan 2008
Birth*3 October 1852Helmer Jacob Huisman was born on 3 October 1852 at Aurich, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Immigration*1878He immigrated in 1878 to Forrest, Livingston Co, IL.
Notebetween 1885 and 1901He and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold lived on a farm near Forrest, Livingston Co, IL (from his obituary) between 1885 and 1901.
Marriage*2 March 1885Helmer Jacob Huisman married Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold, daughter of Folkert Janssen Gronewold and Jacobine (Ulrike) Sophia Maecken, on 2 March 1885 at Chatsworth, Livingston Co, IL.
(Witness) Baptism14 October 1894Helmer Jacob Huisman witnessed the baptism of Johann Helmer Gronewold on 14 October 1894 at St Paul Lutheran Church, Forrest, Livingston Co, IL.
Census*1900Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold appeared on the census of 1900 at Fayette Twp, Livingston Co, IL.
NoteHelmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold A copied Letter from Grace E. Huisman Towner. (Note: at the time this was written, she was about 80 years old, and her eyesight was failing)
My mom (Meta Gronewold) and dad (Helmer Huisman) were born in Germany. Mom hired out as a maid and Dad hired himself out to run a cargo ship up and down the river (in Germany). He was always dreaming of coming to America. The cargo wasn't doing to well. He was saving his money to pay for the trip. Mom's two brothers were here already & earged (her spelling) him to come. He had mother as his girl friend he told her when he was settled on a farm he would send her money to come to America too. Dad settled near Forrest (Illinois) as farm laborer he saved his money & took farm implements as wages or horses, cows, and pigs till he was ready to farm. He had moms brothers write to mom and send her the money for her to come to America. She worked as a maid till Dad married her & moved to the farm dad rented.
Their first Baby was born dead. The next 2 years later a son died of a broken apendix or so they thought. He was walking in a furrow behind Dads' plow he cried was bent over with pain. Dad carried him home but he died in his arms. My Bro Allie (this is what it said, That's Elmer) was Born 1901 near Sibley The next 5 girls all two years apart were the next 5 children.
Till 1901 we moved to a farm two miles north of Sibley. That's where I spent my childhood a lot of memories in those 18 years. Dad retired from farming in 1920. Your Dad (Edward Towner, Sr) & I were married in 1922, two years Eddie was born 1924 then 7 years later Roxie was Born 1931, then in 1934 Dolores was born in my Dads house and in the same bedroom and same bed lived with Dad 10 years mother (Meta) died in 1923, Dad (Helmer) in 1933. We moved to Litchfield in 1934. Laurie was 10 months old. We lived in Litchfield from 34 to 63 in Springfield 1963 to 1990.
Census1910Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold appeared on the census of 1910 at Fayette Twp, Livingston Co, IL.
Census1920Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold appeared on the census of 1920 at Fayette Twp, Livingston Co, IL.
Death*16 February 1933Helmer Jacob Huisman died on 16 February 1933 at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, at age 80.
Obituary*Helmer J Huisman
     Helmer J Huisman was born October 3, 1852 in Thinerfehn, Amt Aurich Ostfriesland. He came to America about 1878 and located at Forrest, Ill. On March 2, 1885, he married Meta nee Gronewald. They lived on a farm near Forrest until 1901 at which time they moved to Sibley, where they followed ???? former occupation until 1920 when they retired and moved to Sibley.
     The union was bless with eight children. His wife and two children preceded him in death. In middle-age he suffered a stroke, from which he never completely recovered. This was followed by another stroke in 1908. For many years he had not been well, having suffered several other attacks later in life. After a serious illness of several weeks he departed this life Thursday, February 16, at the age of 80 years, 4 months and 13 days. Although his health was gravely impaired and he had great difficulty in getting around, he frequently found his way into the house of God, leaving you an example worthy of imitation.
     He leaves to mourn his departure Mrs. Minnie Farney, of Pontiac; Mrs Lizzie Beck, of Drommond, Wis; Mrs Lena Ross, of Kenosba, Wis; and Mrs Annie Brandt; Mrs. Grace Towner and Elmer Huisman, of Sibley, and ten grandchildren.

Card of Thanks
     We wish to express our appreciation to all those who so generously assisted us during the recent illness and after the death of our beloved father, Helmer J Huisman.
     The Huisman Family.

Family

Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold b. 15 Mar 1855, d. 20 Jan 1923
Marriage*2 March 1885He married Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold, daughter of Folkert Janssen Gronewold and Jacobine (Ulrike) Sophia Maecken, on 2 March 1885 at Chatsworth, Livingston Co, IL.
Children

Infant Girl Huisman

F, #15038, b. circa 1886, d. circa 1886
FatherHelmer Jacob Huisman b. 3 Oct 1852, d. 16 Feb 1933
MotherMeta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold b. 15 Mar 1855, d. 20 Jan 1923
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ChartsDescendants of Rudolf Einfeld
Last Edited11 Apr 2001
Death*circa 1886Infant Girl Huisman died circa 1886 at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL.
Birth*circa 1886She was born circa 1886 at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL.
She was the daughter of Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold.

Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman

F, #14291, b. 19 September 1895, d. 28 September 1991
FatherHelmer Jacob Huisman b. 3 Oct 1852, d. 16 Feb 1933
MotherMeta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold b. 15 Mar 1855, d. 20 Jan 1923
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ChartsDescendants of Rudolf Einfeld
Last Edited17 Aug 2002
Birth*19 September 1895Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman was born on 19 September 1895 at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL.
She was the daughter of Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold.
Census*1900Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman appeared on the census of 1900 at Fayette Twp, Livingston Co, IL.
Census1910She appeared on the census of 1910 at Fayette Twp, Livingston Co, IL.
Note1913When she was 18 she moved to Renwick to live with her sister. Here she met Thomas Ross.
Married Name12 November 1919 As of 12 November 1919,her married name was Ross.
Marriage*12 November 1919She married Thomas Ross on 12 November 1919 at Clarion, Bureau Co, IL.
Memo*Helene and Tom farmed near Fergus Falls, MN, and later moved to Kenosha, WI, Alexandria, Hampton, and then came to Grundy Center in 1965.
Residence*20 January 1923Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman and Thomas Ross lived at Kenosha, Kenosha Co, WI, on 20 January 1923.
Residence16 February 1933Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman and Thomas Ross lived at Fergus Falls, Otter Tail Co, MN, on 16 February 1933.
Note*Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman and Thomas Ross had no children.
SSN*before 1951Her Social Security Number was 391-22-9710; issued before 1951 at WI.
Residence24 August 1956Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman lived at Hutchinson, McLeod Co, MN, on 24 August 1956.
Residence*21 January 1977She lived at Grundy Center, Grundy Co, IA, on 21 January 1977.
Death*28 September 1991She died on 28 September 1991 at Grundy County Memorial Hospital, Grundy Center, Grundy Co, IA, at age 96.
Burial*1 October 1991She was buried on 1 October 1991 at Rose Hill Cemetery, Grundy Center, Grundy Co, IA.

Family

Thomas Ross b. 20 May 1892, d. 28 Aug 1969
Marriage*12 November 1919She married Thomas Ross on 12 November 1919 at Clarion, Bureau Co, IL.

Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman

F, #14286, b. 14 February 1889, d. 8 July 1971
FatherHelmer Jacob Huisman b. 3 Oct 1852, d. 16 Feb 1933
MotherMeta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold b. 15 Mar 1855, d. 20 Jan 1923
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ChartsDescendants of Rudolf Einfeld
Last Edited13 Jan 2005
Birth*14 February 1889Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman was born on 14 February 1889 at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL.
She was the daughter of Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold.
Census*1900Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman appeared on the census of 1900 at Fayette Twp, Livingston Co, IL.
Married Name12 February 1908 As of 12 February 1908,her married name was Farney.
Marriage*12 February 1908She married Henry Farney on 12 February 1908 at Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL.
Residence*20 January 1923Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman and Henry Farney lived at Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL, on 20 January 1923.
Census*5 April 1930Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman and Henry Farney appeared on the census of 5 April 1930 at 612 West Grove, Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL.
Residence16 February 1933Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman and Henry Farney lived at Fairbury, Livingston Co, IL, on 16 February 1933.
Residence*24 August 1956Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman lived at Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL, on 24 August 1956.
SSN*1962Her Social Security Number was 335-38-0459; issued 1962 at IL.
Death*8 July 1971She died on 8 July 1971 at Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL, at age 82 from colon cancer. She was in a nursing home about two weeks.

Family

Henry Farney b. 18 Sep 1883, d. Apr 1953
Marriage*12 February 1908She married Henry Farney on 12 February 1908 at Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL.
Children

Clarence Hulse

M, #21877
ChartsDescendants of Albert Hartwig
Last Edited18 Nov 2017
Marriage*6 February 1948Clarence Hulse married Mildred Joyce Shafer, daughter of Ralph Willie Shafer and Mable Wood, on 6 February 1948.

Family

Mildred Joyce Shafer b. 25 Nov 1914

Antje Lammers Ihbena

F, #28134, b. circa 1806, d. 30 January 1848
Last Edited15 Jan 2009
Birth*circa 1806Antje Lammers Ihbena was born circa 1806 at Germany.
Marriage*9 April 1825She married Evert Tebben Look on 9 April 1825 at Arle, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Married Name9 April 1825 As of 9 April 1825,her married name was Look.
Death*30 January 1848Antje Lammers Ihbena died on 30 January 1848 at Arle, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany.
Burial*4 February 1848She was buried on 4 February 1848 at Arle, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany.

Family

Evert Tebben Look b. 20 Aug 1801, d. 30 Sep 1875
Child

Dwane R Jacobsen

M, #14233, b. 14 April 1925, d. 12 October 1993
ChartsDescendants of Rudolf Einfeld
Last Edited24 Oct 2005
Birth*14 April 1925Dwane R Jacobsen was born on 14 April 1925.
Marriage*He married Betty Ann Gronewold, daughter of Fred J Gronewold and Irene Voelsch.
SSN*before 1951His Social Security Number was 485-12-4387; issued before 1951 at IA.
Death*12 October 1993Dwane R Jacobsen died on 12 October 1993 at Santa Clara, Santa Clara Co, CA, at age 68.

Family

Betty Ann Gronewold b. 4 Mar 1929, d. 7 Apr 2001

Leslie Warren Jamison

M, #15041, b. 18 August 1916, d. 27 June 2010
ChartsDescendants of Rudolf Einfeld
Last Edited22 Mar 2011
Birth*18 August 1916Leslie Warren Jamison was born on 18 August 1916 at Tolono, Champaign Co, IL.
Marriage*10 May 1936He married Mildred Elizabeth Brandt, daughter of Henry Martin Brandt Jr and Anna Margaret Huisman, on 10 May 1936 at Elliott, Ford Co, IL.
Residence24 August 1956Leslie Warren Jamison and Mildred Elizabeth Brandt lived at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, on 24 August 1956.
Residence*27 January 1960Leslie Warren Jamison and Mildred Elizabeth Brandt lived at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, on 27 January 1960.
Residence20 July 1990Leslie Warren Jamison and Mildred Elizabeth Brandt lived at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, on 20 July 1990.
Death*27 June 2010Leslie Warren Jamison died on 27 June 2010 at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, at age 93.
Obituary*29 June 2010Leslie Jamison

ELLIOTT – Leslie W. Jamison, 93, of Elliott died Sunday (June 27, 2010) at his home.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, July 2, at Drummer Township Cemetery in Gibson City.

Mr. Jamison was born on Aug. 18, 1916, in Kinmundy, a son of Gilbert and Abby (Mulvany) Jamison.

He was married to Mildred E. Brandt for 74 years. She died on Nov. 22, 2009.

Survivors include two sons, Richard of Ellsworth and Larry of Gibson City; 11 grandchildren, Guy, Troy, Lisa, Annette, Tim, Steve, Melody, Matthew, Melissa, Brandy and Dusten; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, two daughters-in-law, a great-granddaughter and a son, Tom.

Mr. Jamison started out as a farmer. He then was engaged in the trucking business. He was the road commissioner for Dix Township for 20 years and the Elliott water commissioner for many years. He was also a member of the Elliott fire department.

Memorial tributes may be made to the Elliott AMVETS.

Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City is in charge of arrangements.

Family

Mildred Elizabeth Brandt b. 30 Aug 1919, d. 22 Nov 2009
Marriage*10 May 1936He married Mildred Elizabeth Brandt, daughter of Henry Martin Brandt Jr and Anna Margaret Huisman, on 10 May 1936 at Elliott, Ford Co, IL.
Child

Thomas Harold (Tom) Jamison

M, #15072, b. 26 August 1941, d. 20 July 1990
FatherLeslie Warren Jamison b. 18 Aug 1916, d. 27 Jun 2010
MotherMildred Elizabeth Brandt b. 30 Aug 1919, d. 22 Nov 2009
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ChartsDescendants of Rudolf Einfeld
Last Edited16 Jan 2008
Birth*26 August 1941Thomas Harold (Tom) Jamison was born on 26 August 1941 at Elliott, Ford Co, IL.
He was the son of Leslie Warren Jamison and Mildred Elizabeth Brandt.
SSN*1956 or 1957His Social Security Number was 352-32-1430; issued 1956 or 1957 at IL.
Death*20 July 1990Thomas Harold (Tom) Jamison died on 20 July 1990 at St Marys Hospital, Decatur, Macon Co, IL, at age 48.
Obituary*between 21 July 1990 and 24 July 1990Thomas H Jamison
     The funeral of Thomas H Jamison, 48, of rural Bellflower will be at 10:30 am Wednesday at Lamb Funeral Home, Gibson City.
     The Rev. John McIntosh will officiate. Burial will be in Drummer Township Cemetery, Gibson City.
     Visitation will be from 5 to 8 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.
     He was born Aug. 26, 1941 in Elliott, a son of Leslie and Mildred Brandt Jamison.
     He died at 3:50 pm Friday (July 20, 1990) at St. Mary's Hospital, Decatur, of a stroke.
     Surviving are two sons, Matthew and Dusten, both of Gibson City; one daughter, Melissa, Gibson City; a stepdaughter, Brandy Pettit, Gibson City; two brothers, Richard, Ellsworth, and Larry, Gibson City; and his parents, Elliott.
     Mr. Jamison had been a resident of rural Bellflower for 18 years. He was a member of United Methodist Church of Bellflower, Elliott AMVETS and United Rubber Workers Local 713. He was a US Army veteran.
     Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Burial*25 July 1990He was buried on 25 July 1990 at Drummer Twsp Cemetery, Gibson City, Ford Co, IL.

Gerdje Catharina Janosen

F, #13502
Last Edited18 Feb 2000
Marriage*Gerdje Catharina Janosen married Anton Christian Nitz.
Married NameHer married name was Nitz.

Family

Anton Christian Nitz
Child

Peter Janssen (Sieverts)

M, #28125, b. between 1767 and 1771, d. 17 May 1816
Relationship3rd great-grandfather of Verna Jean Bremer
ChartsPedigree Chart of Margaret Hartwig
Last Edited24 Jan 2009
Birth*between 1767 and 1771Peter Janssen (Sieverts) was born between 1767 and 1771 at Germany.
Marriage*He married Frauke Janssen.
(Witness) Baptism12 October 1806Peter Janssen (Sieverts) witnessed the baptism of Johanna (Janna) Peters on 12 October 1806 at Nesse, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany; godparents: the father himself and liske Christians.
Death*17 May 1816Peter Janssen (Sieverts) died on 17 May 1816 at Nesse-Ostdorf, Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany.

Family

Frauke Janssen b. 1761 or 1762, d. 24 Oct 1822
Children