Johan Jacobus Bihler

M, #43771, b. 29 April 1686
FatherJohan Jacob Bihler b. 7 May 1660
MotherAnna Barbara Wucherer
Relationship5th great-granduncle of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited1 Jan 2020
Birth*Johan Jacobus Bihler was born on 29 April 1686 at Reutlingen, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyB

Johann Willhelm Heinrich Bihler

M, #43772, b. 21 August 1702, d. 9 June 1703
FatherJohan Jacob Bihler b. 7 May 1660
MotherAnna Barbara Wucherer
Relationship5th great-granduncle of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited1 Jan 2020
Birth*Johann Willhelm Heinrich Bihler was born on 21 August 1702 at Reutlingen, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyB
Death*Death: Johann Willhelm Heinrich Bihler died on 9 June 1703 at Reutlingen, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyB

Johannes Bihler

M, #43770, b. 16 December 1694
FatherJohan Jacob Bihler b. 7 May 1660
MotherAnna Barbara Wucherer
Relationship5th great-granduncle of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited1 Jan 2020
Birth*Johannes Bihler was born on 16 December 1694 at Reutlingen, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyB

Johannes J Bihler

M, #43774
Relationship7th great-grandfather of Verna Jean Bremer
ChartsPedigree Chart of Margaret Hartwig
Last Edited1 Jan 2020
Marriage*Marriage: Johannes J Bihler married Anna Sautter

Family

Anna Sautter
Child

Maria Margaretha Bihler

F, #43760, b. 15 February 1688
FatherJohan Jacob Bihler b. 7 May 1660
MotherAnna Barbara Wucherer
Relationship5th great-grandmother of Verna Jean Bremer
ChartsPedigree Chart of Margaret Hartwig
Last Edited1 Jan 2020
Birth*Maria Margaretha Bihler was born on 15 February 1688 at Reutlingen, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: Maria Margaretha Bihler married Andreas Weinmann on 6 November 1709 at Reutlingen, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyB
Married Name As of 6 November 1709, her married name was Weinmann. 

Family

Andreas Weinmann
Children

Mildred Allene Birdsong

F, #25192, b. 14 October 1918, d. 28 January 2016
Last Edited29 Sep 2018
Birth*Mildred Allene Birdsong was born on 14 October 1918 at Jiba, Kaufman Co, TX, United StatesB
Married Name As of 6 May 1944, her married name was Bailey. 
Marriage*Marriage: Mildred Allene Birdsong married George Monroe Bailey, son of Arthur Andrew Bailey and Lena Gronewold, on 8 May 1944. 
Death*Death: Mildred Allene Birdsong died on 28 January 2016 at Fort Worth, Tarrant Co, TX, United StatesB, at age 97. 

Family

George Monroe Bailey b. 2 Mar 1915, d. 31 Mar 1990

Shirley Lou Blair

F, #23872, b. 18 August 1927, d. 9 January 1995
Last Edited8 Feb 2015
Birth*Shirley Lou Blair was born on 18 August 1927 at Detroit, Wayne Co, MI, United StatesB
Married Name As of circa 1945, her married name was Bailey. 
Marriage*Marriage: Shirley Lou Blair married Jack Dempsey Bailey, son of Arthur Andrew Bailey and Lena Gronewold, circa 1945. 
Death*Death: Shirley Lou Blair died on 9 January 1995 at Columbus, Lowndes Co, MS, United StatesB, at age 67. 

Family

Jack Dempsey Bailey b. 7 Aug 1925, d. 17 Apr 1984

Gertrude B Blanck

F, #15067, b. 10 November 1910, d. 11 April 2001
FatherTheodore Blanck Jr
MotherElise (Lizzie) S Wagner
Last Edited17 Aug 2002
Birth*Gertrude B Blanck was born on 10 November 1910 at Buckley, Iroquois Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Gertrude B Blanck married Albert William Brandt, son of Henry Martin Brandt Jr and Anna Margaret Huisman, on 14 February 1940 at Rensselaer, Jasper Co, IN, United StatesB
Married Name As of 14 February 1940, her married name was Brandt. 
Note*Gertrude B Blanck and Albert William Brandt had no children. 
SSN*Her Social Security Number was 324-14-5217; issued before 1951 at IL, United StatesB
ResidenceResidence: Gertrude B Blanck and Albert William Brandt lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956. 
Residence*Residence: Gertrude B Blanck and Albert William Brandt lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 27 January 1960. 
Residence*Residence: Gertrude B Blanck lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 25 January 1996. 
Note*She attended St John's Lutheran School. She and her husband farmed in the Sibley area 34 years, retiring in 1980. She moved from Sibley to Gibson City in 1998 and had been a resident of Heartland Health Care Center for the year preceding her death. She was a lifelong member of St John's Lutheran Church, Buckley, where she was baptized and confirmed. 
Death*Death: Gertrude B Blanck died on 11 April 2001 at Heartland Health Care Center, Paxton, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 90. 
Burial*Burial: Gertrude B Blanck was buried on 14 April 2001 at Woodland Cemetery, Buckley, Iroquois Co, IL, United StatesB

Family

Albert William Brandt b. 12 Nov 1915, d. 25 Jan 1996
Marriage*Marriage: Gertrude B Blanck married Albert William Brandt, son of Henry Martin Brandt Jr and Anna Margaret Huisman, on 14 February 1940 at Rensselaer, Jasper Co, IN, United StatesB

Theodore Blanck Jr

M, #15724
Last Edited1 Nov 2001
Marriage*Marriage: Theodore Blanck Jr married Elise (Lizzie) S Wagner

Family

Elise (Lizzie) S Wagner
Child

Walter Francis Louis Bober

M, #18735, b. 20 June 1917, d. 25 February 1996
MilitaryWorld War II
Last Edited4 Aug 2018
Birth*Walter Francis Louis Bober was born on 20 June 1917. 
Military*Military: Walter Francis Louis Bober was in the US Army during World War II. 
Marriage*Marriage: Walter Francis Louis Bober married Maxine Lenore Gronewold, daughter of Diedrich (Dede) Johnson Gronewold and Emma Katherine Wanner (Warner) Reavis, on 25 September 1950. 
SSN*His Social Security Number was 326-10-4477; issued before 1951 at IL, United StatesB
Death*Death: Walter Francis Louis Bober died on 25 February 1996 at Soldiers Grove, Crawford Co, WI, United StatesB, at age 78. 
Burial*Burial: Walter Francis Louis Bober was buried in February 1996 at Readstown Cemetery, Readstown, Vernon Co, WI, United StatesB

Family

Maxine Lenore Gronewold b. 27 Oct 1925, d. 3 Sep 1983

Albert Joseph Boehm

M, #13447
Last Edited11 Nov 1999
Marriage*Marriage: Albert Joseph Boehm married Elizabeth P Baird

Family

Elizabeth P Baird

Marie Martha Boeke

F, #1196, b. 19 June 1904, d. 13 October 1946
Immigration StatusImmigrated
Last Edited7 Apr 2012
Birth*Marie Martha Boeke was born on 19 June 1904. 
BaptismShe was baptized on 11 September 1904 at Zion Lutheran Church, Horton Twsp, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Marie Martha Boeke married Henry Christian Hartwig, son of Fredrick Peters (Fred) Hartwig and Elise Catherina Gronewold, on 6 April 1926 at Zion Lutheran Church, Horton Twsp, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB.
Married Name As of 6 April 1926, her married name was Hartwig. 
Residence*Residence: Marie Martha Boeke and Henry Christian Hartwig lived at Ocheyedan, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB, on 15 November 1929. 
Census*Census: Marie Martha Boeke and Henry Christian Hartwig appeared on the census of 18 April 1930 at Baker Twsp, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB, Baker Twsp; Osceola Co, IA; ED-72-3, 18 Apr 1930, p11 1B. 
CensusCensus: Marie Martha Boeke and Henry Christian Hartwig appeared on the census of 2 April 1940 at Baker Twsp, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB
(Witness) PhotoMarie Martha Boeke appeared in a photo circa 1941 at Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB.
Death*Death: Marie Martha Boeke died on 13 October 1946 at Ocheyedan, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB, at age 42 of Endocarditis. 
Burial*Burial: Marie Martha Boeke was buried on 16 October 1946 at Ocheyedan Cemetery, Ocheyedan, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB
NoSSN*No record of her Social Security Number was found in May 2000; Not Possible. 

Family

Henry Christian Hartwig b. 24 Jan 1901, d. 22 Mar 1971
Marriage*Marriage: Marie Martha Boeke married Henry Christian Hartwig, son of Fredrick Peters (Fred) Hartwig and Elise Catherina Gronewold, on 6 April 1926 at Zion Lutheran Church, Horton Twsp, Osceola Co, IA, United StatesB.
Children

Margaret Evalina (Maggie) Bontz

F, #11898, b. 21 October 1853, d. 1 June 1926
Last Edited20 Jan 2001
Birth*Margaret Evalina (Maggie) Bontz was born on 21 October 1853 at Chillicothe, Ross Co, OH, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Margaret Evalina (Maggie) Bontz married John Bonnen Look on 27 January 1876 at IL, United StatesB
Married Name As of 27 January 1876, her married name was Look. 
Census*Census: Margaret Evalina (Maggie) Bontz and John Bonnen Look appeared on the census of 1900 at Limestone Twsp, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
Death*Death: Margaret Evalina (Maggie) Bontz died on 1 June 1926 at St Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 72. 
Burial*Burial: Margaret Evalina (Maggie) Bontz was buried at Springdale Cemetery, Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB

Family

John Bonnen Look b. 23 Apr 1845, d. 24 May 1917
Child

Clement T Bostad

M, #11079, b. 15 July 1889, d. April 1975
Last Edited11 Mar 1999
Birth*Clement T Bostad was born on 15 July 1889. 
Note*He and Bertha Maudelena Fitzgerald lived in Baker, MT; Medford, OR; and Hillsboro, OR. 
Marriage*Marriage: Clement T Bostad married Bertha Maudelena Fitzgerald, daughter of William Robert Fitzgerald and Thoma Madalena (Lena) Hartwig
SSN*His Social Security Number was 544-10-1059; issued before 1951 at OR, United StatesB
Death*Death: Clement T Bostad died in April 1975 at Hillsboro, Washington Co, OR, United StatesB, at age 85. 

Family

Bertha Maudelena Fitzgerald b. 13 Dec 1904, d. 1990
Child

Shirley Jean Bostad

F, #11090, b. 17 January 1935, d. 28 September 1962
FatherClement T Bostad b. 15 Jul 1889, d. Apr 1975
MotherBertha Maudelena Fitzgerald b. 13 Dec 1904, d. 1990
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited27 May 2000
Birth*Shirley Jean Bostad was born on 17 January 1935. 
Death*Death: Shirley Jean Bostad died on 28 September 1962 at age 27. 
NoSSN*No record of her Social Security Number was found in May 2000; Not Possible. 

Floyd James Boyer

M, #13375, d. before 1999
Last Edited17 Oct 2007
Birth*Floyd James Boyer was born at CanadaB
Marriage*Marriage: Floyd James Boyer married Mary Anne Elizabeth (Annie) Turner, daughter of Jesse Walter Turner and Louise Reka Neitz
Death*Death: Floyd James Boyer died before 1999. 
NoSSN*No record of his Social Security Number was found on 21 October 2005. 

Family

Mary Anne Elizabeth (Annie) Turner b. 14 Mar 1915, d. bt 1952 - 1953

Robert Reed Boyer

M, #13384, d. before 1999
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited21 Oct 2005
Death*Death: Robert Reed Boyer died before 1999 at the age of 22. 
NoSSN*No record of his Social Security Number was found on 21 October 2005. 

Albert William Brandt

M, #14320, b. 12 November 1915, d. 25 January 1996
FatherHenry Martin Brandt Jr b. 20 Jan 1883, d. 27 Jan 1960
MotherAnna Margaret Huisman b. 6 May 1891, d. 24 Aug 1956
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
MilitaryWorld War II
Last Edited3 Aug 2018
Birth*Albert William Brandt was born on 12 November 1915 at rural, Gibson City, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Albert William Brandt appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 at Drummer Twsp, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Albert William Brandt married Gertrude B Blanck, daughter of Theodore Blanck Jr and Elise (Lizzie) S Wagner, on 14 February 1940 at Rensselaer, Jasper Co, IN, United StatesB
Military*Military: Albert William Brandt was in the US Navy during World War II. 
Note*He and Gertrude B Blanck had no children. 
SSN*His Social Security Number was 357-03-4465; issued before 1951 at IL, United StatesB
ResidenceResidence: Albert William Brandt and Gertrude B Blanck lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956. 
Residence*Residence: Albert William Brandt and Gertrude B Blanck lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 27 January 1960. 
(Witness) 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. 
Residence*Residence: Albert William Brandt lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 16 March 1991. 
Death*Death: Albert William Brandt died on 25 January 1996 at Gibson Community Hospital, Gibson City, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 80. 
Burial*Burial: Albert William Brandt was buried on 28 January 1996 at Woodland Cemetery, Buckley, Iroquois Co, IL, United StatesB
Obituary*Obituary: Albert W. Brandt
     Sibley - Funeral services for Albert W. Brandt, 80, 120 E. Columbus, Sibley, were at 2 pm Sunday at Ford-Baier Funeral Home, Buckley. The Rev. Gunard Heikkila officiated.
     Burial was in Woodland Cemetery, Buckley, where military graveside rites were accorded by Sibley American Legion Post 244.
     Visitation was 5 to 8 pm Saturday at Ford-Baier Funeral Home, Buckley.
     Mr. Brandt died at 2:25 am Thursday (Jan. 25, 1996) at Gibson Community Hospital, Gibson City.
     He was born Nov. 12 1915, in rural Gibson City, a son of Henry and Anna Huisman Brandt. He married Gertrude B Blanck Feb. 14, 1940, in Rensselaer, Ind. She survives in Sibley.
     Other survivors include two sisters, Bernice Shreves of Gibson City and Mildred Jamison of Elliott; and numerous nieces and nephews.
     He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and one brother.
     Mr. Brandt spent his entire life in the Gibson City-Sibley areas, except for two years from 1943 to 1945 when he served in the US Navy.
     He attended the North Union rural school near Gibson City.
     He and his wife farmed in the Sibley area for 34 years, retiring in 1966.
     He was baptized at the Sibley Lutheran Church and was confirmed at the Anchor Lutheran Church in 1929 by the Rev. A Hahn.
     He was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church, Buckley; Sibley Sportsman's Club, American Legion Post No. 244 of Sibley, AmVets Post No. 276 of Elliott and VFW Post No. 6289 of Gibson City.
     Memorials may be made to the organ fund of St. John's Lutheran Church or a charity of the donor's choice. 

Family

Gertrude B Blanck b. 10 Nov 1910, d. 11 Apr 2001
Marriage*Marriage: Albert William Brandt married Gertrude B Blanck, daughter of Theodore Blanck Jr and Elise (Lizzie) S Wagner, on 14 February 1940 at Rensselaer, Jasper Co, IN, United StatesB

Bernice Anna Mae Brandt

F, #14318, b. 14 February 1912, d. 5 October 2001
FatherHenry Martin Brandt Jr b. 20 Jan 1883, d. 27 Jan 1960
MotherAnna Margaret Huisman b. 6 May 1891, d. 24 Aug 1956
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited14 Jan 2008
Birth*Bernice Anna Mae Brandt was born on 14 February 1912 at rural, Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Bernice Anna Mae Brandt appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 at Drummer Twsp, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Married Name As of 4 June 1939, her married name was Shreves. 
Marriage*Marriage: Bernice Anna Mae Brandt married Floyd N (Cy) Shreves on 4 June 1939 at Crawfordsville, Montgomery Co, IN, United StatesB
SSN*Her Social Security Number was 338-28-4579; issued between 1951 and 1952 at IL, United StatesB
ResidenceResidence: Bernice Anna Mae Brandt and Floyd N (Cy) Shreves lived at Paxton, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956. 
Residence*Residence: Bernice Anna Mae Brandt and Floyd N (Cy) Shreves lived at Paxton, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 27 January 1960. 
(Witness) 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. 
ResidenceResidence: Bernice Anna Mae Brandt lived at Paxton, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 16 March 1991. 
Residence*Residence: Bernice Anna Mae Brandt lived at Gibson City, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 25 January 1996. 
Death*Death: Bernice Anna Mae Brandt died on 5 October 2001 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Paxton, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 89. 
Obituary*Obituary: Bernice A.M. Shreves
     PAXTON - Bernice A.M. Shreves, 89, of Paxton died at 12:30 pm Friday (Oct. 5, 2001) at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Gibson City. She had been in failing health for four years.
     Her funeral will be at 2:30 pm Monday at Ford-Baier Funeral Home, Paxton, the Rev. John Davenport officiating. Burial will be in Glen Cemetery, Paxton. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 pm Sunday at the funeral home.
     Memorials may be made to Gibson Area Hospital or a charity of the donor's choice.
     Mrs. Shreves was born Feb 14, 1912, in rural Sibley, the daughter of Henry and Anna Huisman Brandt. She married Floyd N. Shreves on June 4, 1939, at Crawfordsville, Ind. He died June 2, 1987.
     Survivors include one son, Robert F (Judy) Shreves, Rantoul; one daughter, Marlene (Rick) Goben, Bayles Lake, Loda; one sister, Mildred Jamison, Elliott; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
     Her parents, two brothers and two sisters preceded her in death. 
Burial*Burial: Bernice Anna Mae Brandt was buried on 7 October 2001 at Glen Cemetery, Paxton, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB

Family

Floyd N (Cy) Shreves b. 11 Jan 1913, d. 2 Jun 1987
Marriage*Marriage: Bernice Anna Mae Brandt married Floyd N (Cy) Shreves on 4 June 1939 at Crawfordsville, Montgomery Co, IN, United StatesB

Henry Martin Brandt Jr

M, #14316, b. 20 January 1883, d. 27 January 1960
Last Edited15 Jan 2008
Birth*Henry Martin Brandt Jr was born on 20 January 1883 at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Henry Martin Brandt Jr married Anna Margaret Huisman, daughter of Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold, on 16 March 1909 at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
WW1 Draft*WWI Draft: Henry Martin Brandt Jr registered for the draft of WWI on 12 September 1918 in Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, Married. Described as medium height, medium build, light blue eyes, light brown hair. 
Residence*Residence: Henry Martin Brandt Jr and Anna Margaret Huisman lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 20 January 1923. 
Census*Census: Henry Martin Brandt Jr and Anna Margaret Huisman appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 at Drummer Twsp, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
ResidenceResidence: Henry Martin Brandt Jr and Anna Margaret Huisman lived at Gibson City, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 16 February 1933. 
Note*Henry Martin Brandt Jr farmed 6 miles northwest of Gibson City for twenty years, then bought a farm in 1935 where they farmed until 1960. 
Note*He and Anna Margaret Huisman members of St John Lutheran Church near Anchor. 
Death*Death: Henry Martin Brandt Jr died on 27 January 1960 at Anchor, McLean Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 77. 
Obituary*Obituary: Henry M Brandt
     ANCHOR - Funeral services for Henry M Brandt, 77, who died at 3:45 pm Monday at his home near Anchor, will be held at 1:30 pm Thursday at the Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City. The Rev Alexander Youck, pastor of St John's Lutheran Church near Anchor, will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery at Sibley.
     He was born jan 20, 1883, at Sibley, the son of Mr and Mrs Henry Brandt. He married Anna Margaret Huisman on March 16, 1911 (sic 1909) at Sibley. He farmed for many years near Anchor before he retired 10 years ago.
     Survivors are two sons, Louis of Tremont and Albert of Sibley; four daughters, Mrs. Viola Brookstra, Elgin; Mrs Bernice Shreves, Paxton; Mrs Mildred Jamison, Elliott; and Miss Norma Brandt, at home; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Two sisters, Mrs Flora Stroh of Sibley and Mrs Tena ?arley of Crescent City, and two brothers, John of Sibley and William of Strawn, also survive.
     He was preceded in death by his wife and three brothers.
     Mr Brandt was a member of St John Lutheran Church. 
Burial*Burial: Henry Martin Brandt Jr was buried 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

Anna Margaret Huisman b. 6 May 1891, d. 24 Aug 1956
Marriage*Marriage: Henry Martin Brandt Jr married Anna Margaret Huisman, daughter of Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold, on 16 March 1909 at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Children

Louie Elmer Brandt

M, #14319, b. 28 October 1913, d. April 1981
FatherHenry Martin Brandt Jr b. 20 Jan 1883, d. 27 Jan 1960
MotherAnna Margaret Huisman b. 6 May 1891, d. 24 Aug 1956
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited1 Nov 2001
Birth*Louie Elmer Brandt was born on 28 October 1913 at Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Louie Elmer Brandt appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 at Drummer Twsp, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Louie Elmer Brandt married Marguerite Taylor on 9 August 1946 at Decatur, Macon Co, IL, United StatesB
SSN*His Social Security Number was 359-09-3911; issued before 1951 at IL, United StatesB
ResidenceResidence: Louie Elmer Brandt and Marguerite Taylor lived at Tremont, Tazewell Co, IL, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956. 
Residence*Residence: Louie Elmer Brandt and Marguerite Taylor lived at Tremont, Tazewell Co, IL, United StatesB, on 27 January 1960. 
(Witness) 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. 
Death*Death: Louie Elmer Brandt died in April 1981 at Roberts, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 67. 

Family

Marguerite Taylor b. 12 May 1913, d. 26 Feb 1992
Marriage*Marriage: Louie Elmer Brandt married Marguerite Taylor on 9 August 1946 at Decatur, Macon Co, IL, United StatesB

Mildred Elizabeth Brandt

F, #14321, b. 30 August 1919, d. 22 November 2009
FatherHenry Martin Brandt Jr b. 20 Jan 1883, d. 27 Jan 1960
MotherAnna Margaret Huisman b. 6 May 1891, d. 24 Aug 1956
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited22 Mar 2011
Birth*Mildred Elizabeth Brandt was born on 30 August 1919 at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Mildred Elizabeth Brandt appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 at Drummer Twsp, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Married Name As of 10 May 1936, her married name was Jamison. 
Marriage*Marriage: Mildred Elizabeth Brandt married Leslie Warren Jamison on 10 May 1936 at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
ResidenceResidence: Mildred Elizabeth Brandt and Leslie Warren Jamison lived at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956. 
Residence*Residence: Mildred Elizabeth Brandt and Leslie Warren Jamison lived at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 27 January 1960. 
(Witness) 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. 
ResidenceResidence: Mildred Elizabeth Brandt and Leslie Warren Jamison lived at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 20 July 1990. 
ResidenceResidence: Mildred Elizabeth Brandt lived at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 16 March 1991. 
Residence*Residence: Mildred Elizabeth Brandt lived at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 25 January 1996. 
ResidenceResidence: Mildred Elizabeth Brandt lived at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 5 October 2001. 
Death*Death: Mildred Elizabeth Brandt died on 22 November 2009 at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 90. 
Obituary*Obituary: Mildred Jamison

Mildred E. "Millie" Jamison, 90, of Elliott passed away Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009, at 6 a.m. in Lakeland, Fla.

As per Millie’s wishes, she was cremated and there will be no visitation or funeral.

She will be interred in Drummer Township Cemetery on Saturday Dec. 5, 2009, at 2 p.m. Officiating her celebration of life service will be the Rev. Barb Anthony. The family suggests memorials be made to the Elliott AMVETS.

Millie was born Aug. 30, 1919, in Sibley, the daughter of Henry and Anna Brandt. She married Leslie W. Jamison on May 10, 1937, and lived with him in Elliott over 70 years. He survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Richard D. Jamison of Ellsworth and Larry E. Jamison of Gibson City; 11 grandchildren, Annette (Paul) Rutledge, Tim (Linda) Jamison, Steve (Mary) Jamison, Melody Jamison, Guylon (Tina) Jamison, Lisa Young, Troy (Amy) Jamison, Matthew (Tina) Jamison, Melissa Jamison, Brandy (Jerriah) Miller and Dusten Jamison.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Thomas H. Jamison, three sisters, two brothers and two daughters-in-law.

Most important to Millie was her love for her family and friends. 

Family

Leslie Warren Jamison b. 18 Aug 1916, d. 27 Jun 2010
Marriage*Marriage: Mildred Elizabeth Brandt married Leslie Warren Jamison on 10 May 1936 at Elliott, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Child

Norma Jean Brandt

F, #14322, b. 16 March 1929, d. 18 March 1989
FatherHenry Martin Brandt Jr b. 20 Jan 1883, d. 27 Jan 1960
MotherAnna Margaret Huisman b. 6 May 1891, d. 24 Aug 1956
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited2 Aug 2018
Birth*Norma Jean Brandt was born on 16 March 1929 at Gibson City, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Census*Census: Norma Jean Brandt appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 at Drummer Twsp, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
ResidenceResidence: Norma Jean Brandt lived at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956. 
Residence*Residence: Norma Jean Brandt lived at Anchor, McLean Co, IL, United StatesB, on 27 January 1960. 
Married Name As of after 27 January 1960, her married name was Lehman. 
Marriage*Marriage: Norma Jean Brandt married Jean E Lehman after 27 January 1960. 
Note*Norma Jean Brandt and Jean E Lehman had no children. 
(Witness) 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. 
NoteNorma Jean Brandt and Jean E Lehman moved from Urbana, IL to Lakeland, FL in 1985. 
Death*Death: Norma Jean Brandt died on 18 March 1989 at Lakeland, Polk Co, FL, United StatesB, at age 60. 
NoteShe and Jean E Lehman were cremated at Bok Tower Garden, Lake Wales, Polk Co, FL, United StatesB
NoSSN*No record of her Social Security Number was found on 21 October 2005. 

Family

Jean E Lehman b. 20 Jun 1920, d. 7 Sep 1988
Marriage*Marriage: Norma Jean Brandt married Jean E Lehman after 27 January 1960. 

Viola Ella Brandt

F, #14317, b. 27 December 1910, d. 6 April 1994
FatherHenry Martin Brandt Jr b. 20 Jan 1883, d. 27 Jan 1960
MotherAnna Margaret Huisman b. 6 May 1891, d. 24 Aug 1956
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited30 Jan 2005
Birth*Viola Ella Brandt was born on 27 December 1910 at Strawn, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Married Name Her married name was Brookstra. 
Marriage*Marriage: Viola Ella Brandt married Gerald D (Jerry) Brookstra
Census*Census: Viola Ella Brandt appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 at Drummer Twsp, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
Note*She had no children with either husband. 
SSN*Her Social Security Number was 359-14-0565; issued before 1951 at IL, United StatesB
ResidenceResidence: Viola Ella Brandt lived at Elgin, Kane Co, IL, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956. 
Residence*Residence: Viola Ella Brandt lived at Elgin, Kane Co, IL, United StatesB, on 27 January 1960. 
Married Name Her married name was Lowe. 
Marriage*Marriage: Viola Ella Brandt married Paul Lowe
(Witness) 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. 
Residence*Residence: Viola Ella Brandt lived at Gibson City, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, on 16 March 1991. 
Death*Death: Viola Ella Brandt died on 6 April 1994 at Heritage Manor, Gibson City, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 83 she had lived at the Heritage Manor since 1989. 
Burial*Burial: Viola Ella Brandt was buried at Mount Hope Cemetery, Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB

Family 1

Gerald D (Jerry) Brookstra b. 1904, d. 1956
Marriage*Marriage: Viola Ella Brandt married Gerald D (Jerry) Brookstra

Family 2

Paul Lowe b. 19 Oct 1904, d. 27 Nov 1975
Marriage*Marriage: Viola Ella Brandt married Paul Lowe

Gladys Braun

F, #22724, b. 1 March 1900, d. 2 March 1978
FatherReinhart L Braun b. 1862
MotherAugusta C (?) b. 1866
Last Edited6 Jul 2007
Birth*Gladys Braun was born on 1 March 1900 at IL, United StatesB
Married Name As of 1921, her married name was Lottman. 
Marriage*Marriage: Gladys Braun married Frank Johann (John) Lottman, son of Cornelius Lottman and Wilhelmina Delss, in 1921. 
(Witness) CensusCensus: Gladys Braun appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 in the household of Reinhart L Braun and Augusta C (?) at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co, CA, United StatesB
SSN*Her Social Security Number was 554-28-7963; issued before 1951 at CA, United StatesB
Death*Death: Gladys Braun died on 2 March 1978 at San Gabriel, Los Angeles Co, CA, United StatesB, at age 78.

Family

Frank Johann (John) Lottman b. 30 Oct 1888, d. 6 Jun 1941