William Robert Fitzgerald

M, #11051, b. 19 February 1878, d. 14 July 1960
Last Edited11 Apr 1999
Birth*William Robert Fitzgerald was born on 19 February 1878 at Limestone Twsp, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: William Robert Fitzgerald married Thoma Madalena (Lena) Hartwig, daughter of John Henry Hartwig and Cornelia Wilhelmina Schuster, on 30 December 1903 at St Johns Lutheran Church, Bartonville, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
Note*William Robert Fitzgerald and Thoma Madalena (Lena) Hartwig farmed in Hand Co, 2 miles south of Rockham, SD from 14 Feb 1911 to 30 Nov 1942 when they retired. 
Residence*Residence: William Robert Fitzgerald lived at 406 Fourth Ave West, Redfield, Spink Co, SD, United StatesB, in 1942. 
Death*Death: William Robert Fitzgerald died on 14 July 1960 at Redfield, Spink Co, SD, United StatesB, at age 82. 
Burial*Burial: William Robert Fitzgerald was buried at Grace Cemetery, Rockham, Faulk Co, SD, United StatesB

Family

Thoma Madalena (Lena) Hartwig b. 4 Sep 1885, d. 2 Sep 1962
Children

Almuth Ennen Flesner

F, #39648, b. 4 November 1827, d. 17 April 1883
FatherEnne Ennen Flesner b. 28 Jun 1799, d. 1 Feb 1872
MotherGreetje Gerdes Aden b. 31 Aug 1802, d. 12 Dec 1876
Relationship5th cousin 3 times removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited9 Jan 2019
Birth*Almuth Ennen Flesner was born on 4 November 1827 at Weene, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: Almuth Ennen Flesner married Johann Harms Flesner, son of Harm Janssen Schuster and Engel Sophia Lubben Flesner, on 1 May 1847 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Death*Death: Almuth Ennen Flesner died on 17 April 1883 at Ihlow-Simonswolde, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB, at age 55. 

Family

Johann Harms Flesner b. 18 Jan 1817, d. 15 Apr 1869
Child

Engel Sophia Lubben Flesner

F, #39646, b. 7 June 1782, d. 11 May 1862
Last Edited9 Jan 2019
Birth*Engel Sophia Lubben Flesner was born on 7 June 1782 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Married Name As of 29 March 1811, her married name was Schuster. 
Marriage*Marriage: Engel Sophia Lubben Flesner married Harm Janssen Schuster, son of Johann Harms and Anke Janssen Flessner, on 29 March 1811 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Death*Death: Engel Sophia Lubben Flesner died on 11 May 1862 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB, at age 79. 

Family

Harm Janssen Schuster b. 24 Aug 1779, d. 17 Dec 1839
Child

Enne Ennen Flesner

M, #39655, b. 28 June 1799, d. 1 February 1872
Last Edited9 Jan 2019
Birth*Enne Ennen Flesner was born on 28 June 1799 at Westersander, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: Enne Ennen Flesner married Greetje Gerdes Aden, daughter of Gerd Heyen Aden and Almuth Frehrichs Lienemann, on 23 April 1825 at Weene, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Death*Death: Enne Ennen Flesner died on 1 February 1872 at Ostersander, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB, at age 72. 

Family

Greetje Gerdes Aden b. 31 Aug 1802, d. 12 Dec 1876
Child

Gerd Janssen Flesner

M, #39639, b. 24 July 1688, d. 16 January 1757
FatherJohann Henrichs Flesner b. 1668, d. 16 Jun 1726
MotherGretje Lubben b. 1670, d. 25 May 1736
Relationship2nd cousin 6 times removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited9 Jan 2019
Birth*Gerd Janssen Flesner was born on 24 July 1688 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: Gerd Janssen Flesner married Tobke Rolffs on 12 June 1711 at Weene, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Death*Death: Gerd Janssen Flesner died on 16 January 1757 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB, at age 68. 

Family

Tobke Rolffs b. 1691, d. 8 Dec 1751
Child

Johann Harms Flesner

M, #39647, b. 18 January 1817, d. 15 April 1869
FatherHarm Janssen Schuster b. 24 Aug 1779, d. 17 Dec 1839
MotherEngel Sophia Lubben Flesner b. 7 Jun 1782, d. 11 May 1862
Relationship6th cousin 2 times removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited9 Jan 2019
Birth*Johann Harms Flesner was born on 18 January 1817 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: Johann Harms Flesner married Almuth Ennen Flesner, daughter of Enne Ennen Flesner and Greetje Gerdes Aden, on 1 May 1847 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Death*Death: Johann Harms Flesner died on 15 April 1869 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB, at age 52. 

Family

Almuth Ennen Flesner b. 4 Nov 1827, d. 17 Apr 1883
Child

Johann Henrichs Flesner

M, #39638, b. 1668, d. 16 June 1726
Last Edited9 Jan 2019
Birth*Johann Henrichs Flesner was born in 1668 at Weene, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: Johann Henrichs Flesner married Gretje Lubben, daughter of Lubbe Friedrich Habben and Moder Emen, circa 1687 at Weene, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Death*Death: Johann Henrichs Flesner died on 16 June 1726 at Weene, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB

Family

Gretje Lubben b. 1670, d. 25 May 1736
Child

Anke Janssen Flessner

F, #39643, b. 8 September 1748, d. 9 March 1825
FatherJohann Mueller b. c 1725
MotherTrinke Flessner b. 24 Jan 1723, d. 14 Dec 1747
Relationship4th cousin 4 times removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited9 Jan 2019
Birth*Anke Janssen Flessner was born on 8 September 1748 at Strackholt, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Married Name As of 1 November 1778, her married name was Harms. 
Marriage*Marriage: Anke Janssen Flessner married Johann Harms on 1 November 1778 at Weene, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Death*Death: Anke Janssen Flessner died on 9 March 1825 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB, at age 76. 

Family

Johann Harms b. 20 Aug 1755, d. 24 Oct 1830
Child

Enno Janssen Flessner

M, #39656, b. 15 February 1856, d. 10 March 1923
FatherJohann Harms Flesner b. 18 Jan 1817, d. 15 Apr 1869
MotherAlmuth Ennen Flesner b. 4 Nov 1827, d. 17 Apr 1883
Relationship6th cousin 2 times removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Immigration StatusImmigrated
Last Edited9 Jan 2019
Birth*Enno Janssen Flessner was born on 15 February 1856 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: Enno Janssen Flessner married Sarah Rieken, daughter of George Aden Rieken and Geske (Cassie) Janssen Saathoff, on 28 February 1884 at Danforth, Iroquois Co, IL, United StatesB
Death*Death: Enno Janssen Flessner died on 10 March 1923 at Sullivan, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 67. 

Family

Sarah Rieken b. 24 Nov 1865, d. 10 Jun 1903
Child

George Aden Flessner

M, #39658, b. 31 January 1889, d. 12 May 1951
FatherEnno Janssen Flessner b. 15 Feb 1856, d. 10 Mar 1923
MotherSarah Rieken b. 24 Nov 1865, d. 10 Jun 1903
Relationship7th cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited9 Jan 2019
Birth*George Aden Flessner was born on 31 January 1889 at Danforth, Iroquois Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: George Aden Flessner married Myrtle Viola Sanders on 8 May 1912 at Chicago, Cook Co, IL, United StatesB
Death*Death: George Aden Flessner died on 12 May 1951 at Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co, MI, United StatesB, at age 62. 

Family

Myrtle Viola Sanders b. 8 Aug 1892, d. 19 Dec 1985
Child

George Melrose Flessner

M, #39660, b. 25 October 1917, d. 9 July 1986
FatherGeorge Aden Flessner b. 31 Jan 1889, d. 12 May 1951
MotherMyrtle Viola Sanders b. 8 Aug 1892, d. 19 Dec 1985
Relationship8th cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited9 Jan 2019
Birth*George Melrose Flessner was born on 25 October 1917 at Cullom, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: George Melrose Flessner married Doris Louise Kaecke on 5 February 1938 at Chicago, Cook Co, IL, United StatesB
Death*Death: George Melrose Flessner died on 9 July 1986 at Garland Co, AR, United StatesB, at age 68. 

Family

Doris Louise Kaecke b. 24 Jun 1914, d. 21 May 1964

Trinke Flessner

F, #39641, b. 24 January 1723, d. 14 December 1747
FatherGerd Janssen Flesner b. 24 Jul 1688, d. 16 Jan 1757
MotherTobke Rolffs b. 1691, d. 8 Dec 1751
Relationship3rd cousin 5 times removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited9 Jan 2019
Birth*Trinke Flessner was born on 24 January 1723 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Death*Death: Trinke Flessner died on 14 December 1747 at Strackholt, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB, at age 24. 
Married Name As of 14 December 1747, her married name was Mueller. 
Marriage*Marriage: Trinke Flessner married Johann Mueller on 14 December 1747 at Strackholt, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB

Family

Johann Mueller b. c 1725
Child

Ede Folkers

M, #1279, b. 1695, d. 10 April 1733
FatherFolkert Eden b. c 1670
Relationship4th great-grandfather of Verna Jean Bremer
ChartsPedigree Chart of Margaret Hartwig
Last Edited29 Jun 2017
Birth*Ede Folkers was born in 1695 at Rahe, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: Ede Folkers married Trienke Ehmem, daughter of Ehme Jurgens and Trienke Tonjes, on 9 February 1725 at St Lamberti Lutheran Church, Aurich, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Death*Death: Ede Folkers died on 10 April 1733 at Rahe, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB

Family

Trienke Ehmem b. 15 Dec 1706
Child

Ehme Jürgens Folkers

M, #15464, b. 24 April 1785
FatherFolkert Eden b. 1 Jan 1727, d. b 31 Dec 1809
MotherEke Catharine Janssen b. a 1750
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited27 Jun 2020
Birth*Ehme Jürgens Folkers was born on 24 April 1785 at Aurich-Sandhorst, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB.
BaptismBaptisim: Ehme Jürgens Folkers was baptized on 29 April 1785 at St Lamberti Lutheran Church, Aurich, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: Ehme Jürgens Folkers married Gretje Janssen, daughter of Jann Heyen, on 31 December 1809 at Aurich, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB, Per Aurich Marriage Register: Ehme Jurgens Folkerts from Sandhorst, unmarried, 24 years old, youngest son of the deceased Hausmann at that very place (Sandhorst), Folkert Eden; Gerdjen Janssen from Wallinghausen, virgin, 24 years old, the only daughter of the Hausmann at that very place (Wallinghausen) Jann Heyen. 
(Witness) BaptismEhme Jürgens Folkers witnessed the baptism of Folkert Janssen Gronewold on 24 October 1814 at St Lamberti Lutheran Church, Aurich, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB.
Note*Ehme Jürgens Folkers colonist behind Sandhorst (his brother! Jann Folkers in Sandhorst and his sister Hilke Folkers in Wallinghausen were godparents to his daughter Hilke on 28 Mar 1819. 

Family

Gretje Janssen b. 1785
Children

Folkert Janssen Folkers

M, #15462, b. 6 August 1786
FatherFolkert Eden b. 1 Jan 1727, d. b 31 Dec 1809
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited5 Oct 2005
Birth*Folkert Janssen Folkers was born on 6 August 1786 at Aurich-Sandhorst, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
BaptismBaptisim: Folkert Janssen Folkers was baptized on 9 August 1786 at St Lamberti Lutheran Church, Aurich, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB, godparents: Garrelt Thilligs? in Sandhorst; the widow Niene Heeren in Aurich. 
Marriage*Marriage: Folkert Janssen Folkers married Hiemke Maria Rieken on 30 November 1816 at St Lamberti Lutheran Church, Aurich, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Occupation*Occupation: Folkert Janssen Folkers was Hausmann and Bauermeister (village mayor) in Sandhorst in 1832. 

Family

Hiemke Maria Rieken

Garrelt Janssen Folkers

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

Family

Ettje Catharine Friderichs b. c 1796

Gesche Margaretha Janssen Folkers

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

Family

Harm Everts Harms

Hilke Folkers

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

Hilke Christiane Folkers1

F, #15469, b. 10 June 1780
FatherFolkert Eden b. 1 Jan 1727, d. b 31 Dec 1809
MotherEke Catharine Janssen b. a 1750
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited4 Nov 2003
Birth*Hilke Christiane Folkers was born on 10 June 1780 at Aurich-Sandhorst, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Married Name As of 31 December 1809, her married name was Post. 
Marriage*Marriage: Hilke Christiane Folkers married Ede Hinrichs Post on 31 December 1809 at St Lamberti Lutheran Church, Aurich, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB, Per marriage Register: Ede Hinrichs Post, unmarried, 27 years old, second son of the second marrige of the deceased Hinrich Janssen Post in Wallinghausen, with Hilke Catharine Folkert, virgin, 28 years old, the only daughter of the deceased Folkert Eden Hausmann in Sandhorst. 
(Witness) BaptismHilke Christiane Folkers witnessed the baptism of Folkert Janssen Gronewold on 24 October 1814 at St Lamberti Lutheran Church, Aurich, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB.
(Witness) BaptismHilke Christiane Folkers witnessed the baptism of Hilke Folkers on 28 March 1819 at St Lamberti Lutheran Church, Aurich, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB

Family

Ede Hinrichs Post b. c 1782

Citations

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

Justine Dorothea Folkers

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

Trientje Ehmen Folkers

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

Family

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

Ellsworth Dwight "Doc" Foreman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Published in Spokesman-Review on January 27, 2013. 
Burial*Burial: Ellsworth Dwight "Doc" Foreman was buried on 30 January 2013 at Reverside Memorial Park, Spokane, Spokane Co, WA, United StatesB

Family

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

Margaret Forrester

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

Family

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

Della Mae Forst

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

Family

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

William L Foster

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