Glen George Frederick

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

Family

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

Glen George Frederick Jr

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

Mareke Frerichs

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

Family

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

Toebke Janssen Frerichs

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

Family

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

Margaret Louise Freyborg

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

Family

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

Ettje Catharine Friderichs

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

Family

Garrelt Janssen Folkers b. c 1790

Marie Elisabeth Garrels

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

Family

Christoph Godfried Wahren-dorff
Child

Bill John Garretts

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Family

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

Henry Garretts

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

Family

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

John F Garretts

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

Family

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

Joyce B Garretts

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

Family

** Private ** Romane d. 9 May 2000

Melissa Emery Garretts

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

Vernon Aloys Garretts

M, #39157, b. 22 March 1921, d. 9 May 2016
FatherWilliam F Garretts b. c 1894, d. 1 Nov 1963
MotherElla Knebel b. c 1902
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
MilitaryWorld War II
Last Edited3 Mar 2019
Birth*Vernon Aloys Garretts was born on 22 March 1921 at Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
Military*Military: Vernon Aloys Garretts was in the US Navy during World War II serving as a member of the First Naval Construction Battalion, serving in the South Pacific during the years 1942 and 1943. In 1944, he was selected to attend the Navy V12 Program, where he attended the University of Northwestern.. 
Marriage*Marriage: Vernon Aloys Garretts married Gertrude Gulbranson on 15 June 1946 at Chicago, Cook Co, IL, United StatesB
Death*Death: Vernon Aloys Garretts died on 9 May 2016 at Canton, Fulton Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 95. 

Family

Gertrude Gulbranson b. 1 Apr 1924, d. 21 Sep 2012

William F Garretts

M, #39155, b. circa 1894, d. 1 November 1963
FatherHenry Garretts b. 15 Oct 1851, d. 16 Nov 1934
MotherFrauka Johanna (Frances) Hartwig b. 5 Dec 1858, d. 14 Nov 1942
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited19 Jan 2019
Birth*William F Garretts was born circa 1894 at Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: William F Garretts married Ella Knebel
Death*Death: William F Garretts died on 1 November 1963 at Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co, NM, United StatesB

Family

Ella Knebel b. c 1902
Children

Ben Benhrend Gebhards

M, #24811, b. 4 October 1904, d. 23 December 1966
Last Edited28 Dec 2011
Birth*Ben Benhrend Gebhards was born on 4 October 1904 at MO, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Ben Benhrend Gebhards married Anna Harmina Helena Lottman, daughter of John Benjamin Lottman and Gesina Johanna DeVries, in 1928. 
Census*Census: Ben Benhrend Gebhards and Anna Harmina Helena Lottman appeared on the census of 5 April 1930 at Glenwood Twsp, Gage Co, NE, United StatesB
Death*Death: Ben Benhrend Gebhards died on 23 December 1966 at Diller, Jefferson Co, NE, United StatesB, at age 62. 

Family

Anna Harmina Helena Lottman b. 4 Feb 1904, d. 16 Dec 1966
Child

Gladys Mae Gebhards

F, #24812, b. 3 November 1936, d. 23 June 2008
FatherBen Benhrend Gebhards b. 4 Oct 1904, d. 23 Dec 1966
MotherAnna Harmina Helena Lottman b. 4 Feb 1904, d. 16 Dec 1966
Relationship4th cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited28 Dec 2011
Birth*Gladys Mae Gebhards was born on 3 November 1936 at Steele City, Jefferson Co, NE, United StatesB
SSN*Her Social Security Number was issued between 1951 and 1952 at NE, United StatesB
Married Name As of 17 April 1960, her married name was Duensing. 
Marriage*Marriage: Gladys Mae Gebhards married Lewis Duensing on 17 April 1960. 
Death*Death: Gladys Mae Gebhards died on 23 June 2008 at Byron, Thayer Co, NE, United StatesB, at age 71. 
Obituary*Obituary: [from Beatrice Daily Sun - (Jun/25/2008) ]
Gladys M. Duensing, 71, rural Byron, died Monday, June 23, 2008, at the Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha. Born Nov. 3, 1936, at Steele City. Homemaker.

Survivors: husband, Lewis; sons, Kirk Duensing of Byron, Tobe Duensing of Republic, Kan; daughter, Jennifer Crosbie of Golden, Colo; seven grandchildren; sisters, Marjorie Wollenberg of Hollenberg, Kan., Cena Vieth of Ashton. Preceded in death by parents, Ben and Anna Gebhardt.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday, June 27, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Byron. Burial: church cemetery. Memorials to the church. Visitation: 1 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Bachelor-Faulkner-Dart-Surber Funeral Home, 1322 19th St., Belleville, Kan. 

Family

Lewis Duensing b. 10 Apr 1934, d. 13 Jul 2010

Fannie Gerdes

F, #14205
Last Edited5 Jul 2000
Marriage*Marriage: Fannie Gerdes married Jacob Adams
Married Name Her married name was Adams. 

Family

Jacob Adams
Child

George Frederick Gerdes

M, #39214, b. 27 March 1922, d. 12 April 2015
Last Edited24 Oct 2018
Birth*George Frederick Gerdes was born on 27 March 1922 at Bowen, Hancock Co, IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: George Frederick Gerdes married Edna Marguerite Goldenstein, daughter of Johan Lucken Goldenstein and Margaret Harms Herrer, on 27 October 1946 at Golden, Adams Co, IL, United StatesB
Death*Death: George Frederick Gerdes died on 12 April 2015 at Golden, Adams Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 93. 

Family

Edna Marguerite Goldenstein b. 29 Jul 1922, d. 24 May 2013

Gerd Aden Gerdes

M, #39669, b. 7 October 1762, d. 6 March 1830
FatherGerd Gerjets b. 18 Jul 1723, d. 25 Oct 1788
MotherNanke Gerdes Aden b. 11 Mar 1737, d. 8 Sep 1790
Relationship4th cousin 4 times removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited9 Jan 2019
Birth*Gerd Aden Gerdes was born on 7 October 1762 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: Gerd Aden Gerdes married Tjebben Heyen Aden on 8 October 1789 at Weene, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Death*Death: Gerd Aden Gerdes died on 6 March 1830 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB, at age 67. 

Family

Tjebben Heyen Aden b. 16 Jan 1767, d. 15 Dec 1840
Child

Gerd Gerjets

M, #39668, b. 18 July 1723, d. 25 October 1788
Last Edited9 Jan 2019
Birth*Gerd Gerjets was born on 18 July 1723 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: Gerd Gerjets married Nanke Gerdes Aden, daughter of Gerd Janssen Aden and Feucke Margarete Sibends, on 8 July 1756 at Weene, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Death*Death: Gerd Gerjets died on 25 October 1788 at Schirum, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB, at age 65. 

Family

Nanke Gerdes Aden b. 11 Mar 1737, d. 8 Sep 1790
Child

Louis Gervais

M, #13134, b. 26 September 1916, d. October 1991
Last Edited19 Jul 2001
Birth*Louis Gervais was born on 26 September 1916. 
Marriage*Marriage: Louis Gervais married Julia Lenora Turner, daughter of Jesse Walter Turner and Louise Reka Neitz, on 11 December 1948 at Prince George, Fraser-Fort George Co, British Columbia, CanadaB
Note*Louis Gervais and Julia Lenora Turner moved circa 1980 at Kamloops, Thompson Co, British Columbia, CanadaB
Death*Death: Louis Gervais died in October 1991 at Kamloops, Thompson Co, British Columbia, CanadaB, at age 75. 

Family

Julia Lenora Turner b. 9 Jan 1917, d. 26 Apr 2002
Child

Ralph Ernest Gervais

M, #13279, b. 23 May 1950, d. 1985
FatherLouis Gervais b. 26 Sep 1916, d. Oct 1991
MotherJulia Lenora Turner b. 9 Jan 1917, d. 26 Apr 2002
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited24 Oct 2005
Birth*Ralph Ernest Gervais was born on 23 May 1950 at Prince George, Fraser-Fort George Co, British Columbia, CanadaB
Death*Death: Ralph Ernest Gervais died in 1985 at CanadaB at age 35. 

Donald Jay Gibson

M, #22455, b. 23 December 1939, d. 18 July 1984
Last Edited25 Jun 2007
Birth*Donald Jay Gibson was born on 23 December 1939. 
Death*Death: Donald Jay Gibson died on 18 July 1984 at McLean Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 44. 

George Lewis Giese

M, #18771, b. 1901
Last Edited25 Oct 2005
Birth*George Lewis Giese was born in 1901 at MN, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: George Lewis Giese married Nadine Grant, daughter of James Earl Grant and Wilhelmina (Minnie) Johanna Gronewold, in 1924. 
Census*Census: George Lewis Giese appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 at 1256 Burton Ave, Highland Park, Lake Co, IL, United StatesB
NoSSN*No record of his Social Security Number was found on 25 October 2005. 

Family

Nadine Grant b. 30 Apr 1905, d. 23 Dec 1925

Kara Marie Gillespie

F, #19012, b. 16 July 1973, d. 7 June 1976
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited2 Jul 2007
Birth*Kara Marie Gillespie was born on 16 July 1973 at Madelia, Watonwan Co, MN, United StatesB
Death*Death: Kara Marie Gillespie died on 7 June 1976 at Madelia, Watonwan Co, MN, United StatesB, at age 2. 
NoSSN*No record of her Social Security Number was found on 24 October 2005.