Antje Janssen Hoiermann

F, #28116, b. 18 August 1809
Last Edited14 Jan 2009
Birth*Antje Janssen Hoiermann was born on 18 August 1809 at Breitefeld, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Married Name As of 28 April 1859, her married name was Hoffman. 
Marriage*Marriage: Antje Janssen Hoiermann married Jan Cornelius Reiners Hoffman, son of Reiner Michels Hoffman and Anna Lubben, on 28 April 1859 at Western Parish, Arle, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB

Family

Jan Cornelius Reiners Hoffman b. 5 Nov 1800, d. 20 Dec 1872

Catherine Holloran

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

Family

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

Julia Honig

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

Family

Benjamin Salamon
Child

Charles Carl Honold

M, #10733, b. 9 May 1918, d. 18 February 1996
MilitaryWorld War II
Last Edited3 Aug 2018
Birth*Charles Carl Honold was born on 9 May 1918 at Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Charles Carl Honold 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, United StatesB
Military*Military: Charles Carl Honold was in the US Army during World War II. 
SSN*His Social Security Number was 329-05-4267; issued before 1951 at IL, United StatesB
Death*Death: Charles Carl Honold died on 18 February 1996 at Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 77. 
Obituary*Obituary: Headline: 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*Burial: Charles Carl Honold was buried on 22 February 1996 at St Josephs Cemetery, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB

Family

Mildred Marie Closen b. 14 Apr 1919, d. 3 Nov 2012
Marriage*Marriage: Charles Carl Honold 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, United StatesB

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
Married Name Her married name was Chatt. 
Death*Death: Clarice Adeline Hooker died in June 1999 at CanadaB due to a change in medication. 

Sarah Hornby

F, #44322, b. November 1869, d. 9 June 1921
Last Edited25 Mar 2020
Birth*Sarah Hornby was born in November 1869 at NY, United StatesB
Married Name As of 15 February 1888, her married name was Tjaden. 
Marriage*Marriage: Sarah Hornby married John T Tjaden, son of Martin Heinrich Tjaden and Hilkelina Margareta (Lina) Stiermann, on 15 February 1888 at New York City (Manhattan), New York Co, NY, United StatesB
Death*Death: Sarah Hornby died on 9 June 1921 at New York City (All Boroughs), New York Co, NY, United StatesB, at age 51. 

Family

John T Tjaden b. 5 Mar 1867, d. Mar 1926
Child

Maebelle (Mae) Howard

F, #14326, b. 22 March 1902, d. 23 January 1996
Last Edited15 Jan 2008
Birth*Maebelle (Mae) Howard was born on 22 March 1902 at Dewey, Champaign Co, IL, United StatesB
Residence*Residence: Maebelle (Mae) Howard and Elmer Jacob Huisman lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 20 January 1923. 
Marriage*Marriage: Maebelle (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, United StatesB
Married Name As of 22 December 1925, her married name was Huisman. 
Census*Census: Maebelle (Mae) Howard and Elmer Jacob Huisman appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 at 3rd Street, Sibley, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
ResidenceResidence: Maebelle (Mae) Howard and Elmer Jacob Huisman lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 16 February 1933. 
SSN*Her Social Security Number was 343-30-1627; issued between 1953 and 1954 at IL, United StatesB
Death*Death: Maebelle (Mae) Howard died on 23 January 1996 at Heritage Manor, Gibson City, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 93. 
Obituary*Obituary: Maebelle 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*Burial: Maebelle (Mae) Howard was buried on 26 January 1996 at Forrest Cemetery, Forrest, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB

Family

Elmer Jacob Huisman b. 15 Oct 1901, d. 18 Apr 1979
Marriage*Marriage: Maebelle (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, United StatesB
Child

Joseph Huck Sr

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

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
Last Edited7 Apr 2012
Birth*Minnie K. Huck was born on 20 October 1896 at Melvin, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB
CensusCensus: Minnie K. Huck appeared on the census of 23 June 1900 at Baker Twsp, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB, living with her parents, Joseph and Agustave. 
CensusCensus: Minnie K. Huck appeared on the census of 25 April 1910 at Baker Twsp, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB, living with her parents, Joseph and Agustave. 
Census*Census: Minnie K. Huck appeared on the census of 6 January 1920 at Baker Twsp, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB, living with her parents, Joseph and Agustave. 
CensusCensus: Minnie K. Huck appeared on the census of 29 April 1930 at Baker Twsp, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB, listed as a servant in the home of Fred Year and children -- also listed as a boarder is Robert Linder. 
(Witness) CensusCensus: Minnie K. Huck appeared on the census of 6 April 1940 in the household of Joseph Huck Sr at Baker Twsp, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Minnie 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, United StatesB
Married Name As of 10 March 1943, her married name was Hartwig. 
Death*Death: Minnie K. Huck died on 27 November 1966 at Sheldon, O'Brien Co, IA, United StatesB, at age 70 of Cerebral Hemorrhage. 
ObituaryObituary: Minnie 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*Burial: Minnie K. Huck was buried on 1 December 1966 at Baker Township Cemetery, Melvin, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB
Tombstone*A photo of her tombstone was taken at Baker Township Cemetery, Melvin, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB.
NoSSN*No 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*Marriage: Minnie 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, United StatesB

Grace Huett

F, #17664
Last Edited18 Nov 2017
Married Name Her married name was Lottman. 
Marriage*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
Last Edited7 Aug 2009
Birth*Anna Margaret Huisman was born on 6 May 1891 at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Anna Margaret Huisman appeared on the census of 1900 at Fayette Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Married Name As of 16 March 1909, her married name was Brandt. 
Marriage*Marriage: Anna Margaret Huisman married Henry Martin Brandt Jr on 16 March 1909 at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Residence*Residence: Anna Margaret Huisman and Henry Martin Brandt Jr lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 20 January 1923. 
Census*Census: Anna Margaret Huisman and Henry Martin Brandt Jr appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 at Drummer Twsp, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
ResidenceResidence: Anna Margaret Huisman and Henry Martin Brandt Jr lived at Gibson City, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 16 February 1933. 
Note*Anna Margaret Huisman and Henry Martin Brandt Jr members of St John Lutheran Church near Anchor. 
Obituary*Obituary:
The 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*Death: Anna Margaret Huisman died on 24 August 1956 at Gibson Community Hospital, Gibson City, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 65. 
Burial*Burial: Anna Margaret Huisman was buried on 26 August 1956 at Mount Hope Cemetery, Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
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*Marriage: Anna Margaret Huisman married Henry Martin Brandt Jr on 16 March 1909 at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
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
Last Edited5 Jun 2007
Birth*Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman was born on 6 April 1893 at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman appeared on the census of 1900 at Fayette Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
CensusCensus: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman appeared on the census of 1910 at Fayette Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Married Name As of 1911, her married name was Beck. 
Marriage*Marriage: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman married Herman Frederick Beck in 1911. 
CensusCensus: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman and Herman Frederick Beck appeared on the census of 10 February 1920 at Boone Twsp, Wright Co, IA, United StatesB
Residence*Residence: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman and Herman Frederick Beck lived at Drummond, Bayfield Co, WI, United StatesB, on 20 January 1923. 
Census*Census: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman and Herman Frederick Beck appeared on the census of 6 May 1930 at Drummond, Bayfield Co, WI, United StatesB
ResidenceResidence: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman and Herman Frederick Beck lived at Drummond, Bayfield Co, WI, United StatesB, on 16 February 1933. 
Residence*Residence: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman lived at MI, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956. 
Note*She 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, United StatesB

Family

Herman Frederick Beck b. 22 Aug 1885, d. Jun 1972
Marriage*Marriage: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman 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
Last Edited14 Jan 2008
Birth*Elmer H Huisman was born on 12 July 1928 at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Elmer H Huisman appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 at 3rd Street, Sibley, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Residence*Residence: Elmer H Huisman lived at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB, on 18 April 1979. 
Death*Death: Elmer H Huisman died on 12 June 2001 at BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal, McLean Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 72. 
Obituary*Obituary: Elmer 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*Burial: Elmer H Huisman was buried on 15 June 2001 at Forrest Cemetery, Forrest, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB

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
Last Edited13 Jan 2005
Birth*Elmer Jacob Huisman was born on 15 October 1901 at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Elmer Jacob Huisman appeared on the census of 1910 at Fayette Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
CensusCensus: Elmer Jacob Huisman appeared on the census of 1920 at Fayette Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Residence*Residence: Elmer Jacob Huisman and Maebelle (Mae) Howard lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 20 January 1923. 
Marriage*Marriage: Elmer Jacob Huisman married Maebelle (Mae) Howard on 22 December 1925 at Rantoul, Champaign Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Elmer Jacob Huisman and Maebelle (Mae) Howard appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 at 3rd Street, Sibley, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
ResidenceResidence: Elmer Jacob Huisman and Maebelle (Mae) Howard lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 16 February 1933. 
SSN*His Social Security Number was 334-10-6925; issued before 1951 at IL, United StatesB
Residence*Residence: Elmer Jacob Huisman lived at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956. 
Note*He had a stroke and his wife put him in a nursing home in 1976. 
Death*Death: Elmer Jacob Huisman died on 18 April 1979 at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 77. 
Burial*Burial: Elmer Jacob Huisman was buried on 21 April 1979 at Forrest Cemetery, Forrest, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB

Family

Maebelle (Mae) Howard b. 22 Mar 1902, d. 23 Jan 1996
Marriage*Marriage: Elmer Jacob Huisman married Maebelle (Mae) Howard on 22 December 1925 at Rantoul, Champaign Co, IL, United StatesB
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
Last Edited11 Apr 2001
Birth*George Huisman was born circa 1888 at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Death*Death: George 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
Last Edited15 Jan 2008
Birth*Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman was born on 1 November 1898 at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman appeared on the census of 1900 at Fayette Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
CensusCensus: Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman appeared on the census of 1910 at Fayette Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
CensusCensus: Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman appeared on the census of 1920 at Fayette Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Married Name As of 19 June 1922, her married name was Towner. 
Marriage*Marriage: Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman married Edward Russell Towner Sr, son of August C Towner and Margarette (Maggie) Hipsher, on 19 June 1922. 
ResidenceResidence: Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman and Edward Russell Towner Sr lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 20 January 1923. 
ResidenceResidence: Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman and Edward Russell Towner Sr lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 16 February 1933. 
Residence*Residence: Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman and Edward Russell Towner Sr lived at Litchfield, Montgomery Co, IL, United StatesB, from 1934 to 1963. 
Divorce*Divorce: Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman and Edward Russell Towner Sr were divorced in 1945 at IL, United StatesB
SSN*Her Social Security Number was 322-20-0620; issued before 1951 at IL, United StatesB
Residence*Residence: Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman lived at Litchfield, Montgomery Co, IL, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956. 
ResidenceResidence: Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman and Edward Russell Towner Sr lived at Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL, United StatesB, from 1963 to 1990. 
Note*Gretka (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. 
ResidenceResidence: Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman lived at Las Vegas, Clark Co, NV, United StatesB, on 28 September 1991. 
Death*Death: Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman died on 26 February 1994 at Walnut Ridge Healthcare Center, Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 95. 
Obituary*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*Burial: Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman was buried on 2 March 1994 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Buckhart, Sangamon Co, IL, United StatesB

Family

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

Helmer Jacob Huisman

M, #14271, b. 3 October 1852, d. 16 February 1933
Immigration StatusImmigrated
Last Edited15 Jan 2008
Birth*Helmer Jacob Huisman was born on 3 October 1852 at Aurich, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Immigration*Immigration: Helmer Jacob Huisman immigrated in 1878 to Forrest, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
NoteHe and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold lived on a farm near Forrest, Livingston Co, IL (from his obituary) between 1885 and 1901. 
Marriage*Marriage: Helmer 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, United StatesB.
(Witness) BaptismHelmer Jacob Huisman witnessed the baptism of Johann Helmer Gronewold on 14 October 1894 at St Paul Lutheran Church, Forrest, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold appeared on the census of 1900 at Fayette Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
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. 
CensusCensus: Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold appeared on the census of 1910 at Fayette Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
CensusCensus: Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold appeared on the census of 1920 at Fayette Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Death*Death: Helmer Jacob Huisman died on 16 February 1933 at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 80. 
Obituary*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*Marriage: Helmer 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, United StatesB.
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
Last Edited11 Apr 2001
Death*Death: Infant Girl Huisman died circa 1886 at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Birth*She was born circa 1886 at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB

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
Last Edited17 Aug 2002
Birth*Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman was born on 19 September 1895 at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman appeared on the census of 1900 at Fayette Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
CensusCensus: Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman appeared on the census of 1910 at Fayette Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
NoteWhen she was 18 she moved to Renwick to live with her sister. Here she met Thomas Ross. 
Married Name As of 12 November 1919, her married name was Ross. 
Marriage*Marriage: Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman married Thomas Ross on 12 November 1919 at Clarion, Bureau Co, IL, United StatesB
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*Residence: Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman and Thomas Ross lived at Kenosha, Kenosha Co, WI, United StatesB, on 20 January 1923. 
ResidenceResidence: Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman and Thomas Ross lived at Fergus Falls, Otter Tail Co, MN, United StatesB, on 16 February 1933. 
Note*Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman and Thomas Ross had no children. 
SSN*Her Social Security Number was 391-22-9710; issued before 1951 at WI, United StatesB
ResidenceResidence: Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman lived at Hutchinson, McLeod Co, MN, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956. 
Residence*Residence: Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman lived at Grundy Center, Grundy Co, IA, United StatesB, on 21 January 1977. 
Death*Death: Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman died on 28 September 1991 at Grundy County Memorial Hospital, Grundy Center, Grundy Co, IA, United StatesB, at age 96. 
Burial*Burial: Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman was buried on 1 October 1991 at Rose Hill Cemetery, Grundy Center, Grundy Co, IA, United StatesB

Family

Thomas Ross b. 20 May 1892, d. 28 Aug 1969
Marriage*Marriage: Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman married Thomas Ross on 12 November 1919 at Clarion, Bureau Co, IL, United StatesB

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
Last Edited13 Jan 2005
Birth*Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman was born on 14 February 1889 at Forrest, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman appeared on the census of 1900 at Fayette Twsp, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Married Name As of 12 February 1908, her married name was Farney. 
Marriage*Marriage: Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman married Henry Farney on 12 February 1908 at Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Residence*Residence: Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman and Henry Farney lived at Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB, on 20 January 1923. 
Census*Census: Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman and Henry Farney appeared on the census of 5 April 1930 at 612 West Grove, Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
ResidenceResidence: Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman and Henry Farney lived at Fairbury, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB, on 16 February 1933. 
Residence*Residence: Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman lived at Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956. 
SSN*Her Social Security Number was 335-38-0459; issued 1962 at IL, United StatesB
Death*Death: Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman died on 8 July 1971 at Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB, 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*Marriage: Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman married Henry Farney on 12 February 1908 at Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Children

Clarence Hulse

M, #21877
Last Edited18 Nov 2017
Marriage*Marriage: Clarence Hulse married Mildred Joyce Shafer, daughter of Ralph Willie Shafer and Mabel Edna Wood, on 6 February 1948. 

Family

Mildred Joyce Shafer b. 25 Nov 1914

Andreas Hummel

M, #43766, b. circa 1720
Last Edited1 Jan 2020
Birth*Andreas Hummel was born circa 1720. 
Marriage*Marriage: Andreas Hummel married Maria Margretha Weinmann, daughter of Andreas Weinmann and Maria Margaretha Bihler, on 15 January 1749 at Reutlingen, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyB

Family

Maria Margretha Weinmann b. 13 Jul 1724

Antje Lammers Ihbena

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

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
Last Edited24 Oct 2005
Birth*Dwane R Jacobsen was born on 14 April 1925. 
Marriage*Marriage: Dwane R Jacobsen married Betty Ann Gronewold, daughter of Fred J Gronewold and Irene Voelsch
SSN*His Social Security Number was 485-12-4387; issued before 1951 at IA, United StatesB
Death*Death: Dwane R Jacobsen died on 12 October 1993 at Santa Clara, Santa Clara Co, CA, United StatesB, 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
Last Edited22 Mar 2011
Birth*Leslie Warren Jamison was born on 18 August 1916 at Tolono, Champaign Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Leslie Warren Jamison married Mildred Elizabeth Brandt, daughter of Henry Martin Brandt Jr and Anna Margaret Huisman, on 10 May 1936 at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
ResidenceResidence: Leslie Warren Jamison and Mildred Elizabeth Brandt lived at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956. 
Residence*Residence: Leslie Warren Jamison and Mildred Elizabeth Brandt lived at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 27 January 1960. 
ResidenceResidence: Leslie Warren Jamison and Mildred Elizabeth Brandt lived at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 20 July 1990. 
Death*Death: Leslie Warren Jamison died on 27 June 2010 at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 93. 
Obituary*Obituary: Leslie 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*Marriage: Leslie Warren Jamison married Mildred Elizabeth Brandt, daughter of Henry Martin Brandt Jr and Anna Margaret Huisman, on 10 May 1936 at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Child