Hilkelina Margareta (Lina) Stiermann

F, #44320, b. 21 April 1835
Last Edited25 Mar 2020
Birth*Hilkelina Margareta (Lina) Stiermann was born on 21 April 1835 at GermanyB
Married Name As of 12 March 1862, her married name was Tjaden. 
Marriage*Marriage: Hilkelina Margareta (Lina) Stiermann married Martin Heinrich Tjaden, son of Herr Traugott Maecken and Meta Tkadem, on 12 March 1862 at Bunde, Hannover, Lower Saxony, GermanyB

Family

Martin Heinrich Tjaden b. 25 Sep 1831
Child

Anna Magretha Elise Stuhmer

F, #42399, b. 11 January 1899, d. 29 September 1962
Last Edited22 Jun 2019
Birth*Anna Magretha Elise Stuhmer was born on 11 January 1899 at Bloomington, Franklin Co, NE, United StatesB
Married Name As of 19 March 1918, her married name was Bienhoff. 
Marriage*Marriage: Anna Magretha Elise Stuhmer married Johann Ulfert Bienhoff, son of Ulfert Heinrich Bienhoff and Trientje Harmina Saathoff, on 19 March 1918 at Macon, Franklin Co, NE, United StatesB
Death*Death: Anna Magretha Elise Stuhmer died on 29 September 1962 at Franklin, Franklin Co, NE, United StatesB, at age 63. 

Family

Johann Ulfert Bienhoff b. 26 Sep 1891, d. 12 Jun 1958
Children

Willis Swartz

M, #21872, b. 7 June 1904, d. 19 March 1969
Last Edited19 Jan 2006
Birth*Willis Swartz was born on 7 June 1904. 
Marriage*Marriage: Willis Swartz married Hazel Marshall, daughter of Robert Marshall and Maria (Mary) Johanna Shafer, on 9 September 1953. 
Death*Death: Willis Swartz died on 19 March 1969 at age 64. 

Family

Hazel Marshall b. 16 Dec 1919, d. 9 Mar 2001

Anna Sweety

F, #44728, b. 2 January 1903, d. March 1981
Last Edited22 Sep 2020
Birth*Anna Sweety was born on 2 January 1903 at IL, United StatesB
Married Name Her married name was Clausen. 
Marriage*Marriage: Anna Sweety married Reiner Clausen, son of Henry Clausen and Johanna (Hannah) Hartwig
Death*Death: Anna Sweety died in March 1981 at Peoria, Peoria Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 78. 

Family

Reiner Clausen b. Jul 1894, d. Oct 1981
Child

Eunice Merle Talman

F, #1236, b. 8 April 1890, d. 27 September 1983
Last Edited18 Mar 1999
Birth*Eunice Merle Talman was born on 8 April 1890 at Wymore, Gage Co, NE, United StatesB
Married Name As of before 1967, her married name was Crews. 
Marriage*Marriage: Eunice Merle Talman married Henry Charles Hartwig, son of Christian (Chris) Hartwig and Hilka Carl (Ellen) Hogelucht, on 3 June 1967 at Buffalo, Johnson Co, WY, United StatesB
Married Name As of 3 June 1967, her married name was Hartwig. 
Death*Death: Eunice Merle Talman died on 27 September 1983 at Beatrice, Gage Co, NE, United StatesB, at age 93. 
Burial*Burial: Eunice Merle Talman was buried at Willow Grove Cemetery, Buffalo, Johnson Co, WY, United StatesB
NoSSN*No record of her Social Security Number was found in March 1999. 

Family

Henry Charles Hartwig b. 2 Jan 1887, d. 23 Apr 1989
Marriage*Marriage: Eunice Merle Talman married Henry Charles Hartwig, son of Christian (Chris) Hartwig and Hilka Carl (Ellen) Hogelucht, on 3 June 1967 at Buffalo, Johnson Co, WY, United StatesB

Tjode Anna Tammen

F, #39208, b. 17 June 1824, d. 4 July 1882
Last Edited24 Oct 2018
Birth*Tjode Anna Tammen was born on 17 June 1824 at Buhren, Gottingen, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Married Name As of 17 November 1844, her married name was Goldenstein. 
Marriage*Marriage: Tjode Anna Tammen married Johann Luken Goldenstein, son of Jurgen Ehmen Tonjes and Frauke Eilers, on 17 November 1844 at Grossefehn-Holtrop, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Death*Death: Tjode Anna Tammen died on 4 July 1882 at Grossefehn-Wrisse, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB, at age 58. 

Family

Johann Luken Goldenstein b. 13 Aug 1814, d. 11 Dec 1891
Child

Marguerite Taylor

F, #15061, b. 12 May 1913, d. 26 February 1992
Last Edited1 Nov 2001
Birth*Marguerite Taylor was born on 12 May 1913. 
Married Name Her married name was Brandt. 
Marriage*Marriage: Marguerite Taylor married Louie Elmer Brandt, son of Henry Martin Brandt Jr and Anna Margaret Huisman, on 9 August 1946 at Decatur, Macon Co, IL, United StatesB
SSN*Her Social Security Number was 349-12-1771; issued before 1951 at IL, United StatesB
ResidenceResidence: Marguerite Taylor and Louie Elmer Brandt lived at Tremont, Tazewell Co, IL, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956. 
Residence*Residence: Marguerite Taylor and Louie Elmer Brandt lived at Tremont, Tazewell Co, IL, United StatesB, on 27 January 1960. 
Death*Death: Marguerite Taylor died on 26 February 1992 at Gibson City, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 78. 

Family

Louie Elmer Brandt b. 28 Oct 1913, d. Apr 1981
Marriage*Marriage: Marguerite Taylor married Louie Elmer Brandt, son of Henry Martin Brandt Jr and Anna Margaret Huisman, on 9 August 1946 at Decatur, Macon Co, IL, United StatesB

John Kenneth Telfer

M, #42415, b. 3 June 1958, d. 18 June 2017
MotherJanice Claire Classen b. 7 Oct 1931, d. 28 Oct 2003
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited24 Jun 2019
Birth*John Kenneth Telfer was born on 3 June 1958 at Morris, Grundy Co, MO, United StatesB
Death*Death: John Kenneth Telfer died on 18 June 2017 at Kansas City, Clay Co, MO, United StatesB, at age 59. 

Donald Dean Terrill

M, #24901, b. 28 October 1925, d. 3 March 2009
Last Edited28 Dec 2011
Birth*Donald Dean Terrill was born on 28 October 1925 at Fairbury, Jefferson Co, NE, United StatesB
Death*Death: Donald Dean Terrill died on 3 March 2009 at Fairbury, Jefferson Co, NE, United StatesB, at age 83. 
Obituary*Obituary: [from Lincoln Journal Star - (Mar/4/2009)]
Donald Dean Terrill 83, Fairbury, passed away Tuesday (3/3/09) at Gardenside Long Term Care in Fairbury. He was born October 28, 1925 in Fairbury. WWII Army Infantry. Upon his return to Fairbury he attended Fairbury Junior College and then graduated from the University of Nebraska with a Bachelors Degree in Journalism in 1949. In 1958 he started a 30 year career with the Lincoln Journal as an education writer and was the statehouse reporter during the 1959 session. He was best know as the roving reporter in Southeast Nebraska. Dean's career included spending two days with Bobby Kennedy as he toured the state and was awarded the 1968 Picture of the Year by the Nebraska Press Association. Another career highlight of Dean's was covering the Charles Simants case at North Platte, including the controversial preliminary hearing and murder trial that resulted in "gag orders" that went to the U.S. Supreme Courts. In 1987, he was honored as Journalist of the Year.
Survivors are wife, Marjorie Terrill, Fairbury; son, Terry Terrill, Fairbury; daughter, Nancy Amundson & husband, Chris, Fairbury; grandchildren: Brian Terrill, Lincoln; Caleb & Chancellor Amundson, Fairbury; sister, Betty Hartley, Lincoln. Preceded by parents, Clyde & Nellie (Nation) Terrill; infant brother, Charles.
Funeral services 11 a.m. Friday (3/6/09) at the First Baptist Church in Fairbury with Pastor Jim Cutts officiating. Burial in the Fairbury Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the family's choice. Cremation has taken place. A register book is available to sign at the funeral home. Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements. 

Margaretha Tholen

F, #11924
Last Edited11 Apr 1999
Marriage*Marriage: Margaretha Tholen married Klaus Lauterbach
Married Name Her married name was Lauterbach. 

Family

Klaus Lauterbach
Child

Jessica Thomas

F, #18982, b. 9 December 1986, d. 22 February 1987
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited24 Oct 2005
Birth*Jessica Thomas was born on 9 December 1986. 
Death*Death: Jessica Thomas died on 22 February 1987. 
NoSSN*No record of her Social Security Number was found on 24 October 2005. 

Margaret A Thomas

F, #15089, b. 31 December 1933, d. 23 March 1973
Last Edited16 Jan 2008
Birth*Margaret A Thomas was born on 31 December 1933 at Enfield, White Co, IL, United StatesB
Married Name As of 24 August 1954, her married name was Wenger. 
Death*Death: Margaret A Thomas died on 23 March 1973 at Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis, Marion Co, IN, United StatesB, at age 39 during heart surgery. 
Obituary*Obituary: Margaret Wenger
Fairbury - Margaret A. Wenger, RN, 39, of Fairbury died at 5:30 pm Friday in Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis, during heart surgery.
     She had undergone surgery there in April, 1972. Mrs. Wenger, who became ill March 18, also had been a patient at Carle Hospital, Urbana.
     A former Gibson City resident, she was on the staff of Fairbury Hospital for many years, having served as night supervisor of the obstetrical department.
     Services will be at 11 am Monday in Stiver Home for Funerals, Fairbury, with the Rev. George Russell and the Rev Oren Nelson officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Fairbury. Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 8:30 pm today at the funeral home.
     Born Dec. 31, 1933 at Enfield, Mrs. Wenger was a daughter of Sam and Ella Seal Thomas. She was a graduate of Gibson City High School and Mennonite School of Nursing, Bloomington.
     She was married to Everett Wenger Aug. 24 1954, in Gibson City. Mrs. Wenger practiced nursing until a year ago.
     She leaves her husband, a son, Ken and a daughter, Karen, at home, and a sister, Corrine Small of Colfax. Her parents and one sister preceded her in death.
     Mrs. Wenger was a member of the United Methodist Church of Fairbury, Meri-Mates Class, the Wesleyana Circle and the American Nurses Association. She served as an instructor for the American Red Cross home nursing program.
     The family suggests that persons wishing to express sympathy in tangible form contribute to a fund for a nursing scholarship to be established in her memory. 
Burial*Burial: Margaret A Thomas was buried on 26 March 1973 at Graceland Cemetery, Fairbury, Livingston Co, IL, United StatesB
NoSSN*No record of her Social Security Number was found on 24 October 2005. 

James Warren Thwing

M, #11012, b. 12 January 1919
Last Edited2 Mar 1999
Birth*James Warren Thwing was born on 12 January 1919 at Chardon, Geauga Co, OH, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: James Warren Thwing married Ellamae Hartwig, daughter of Reiner Edgar Hartwig and Rosina (Rose) Matilda Kramer, on 23 March 1945 at Lincoln, Lancaster Co, NE, United StatesB
Residence*Residence: James Warren Thwing and Ellamae Hartwig lived at Warner Robins, Houston Co, GA, United StatesB, in 1999. 

Family

Ellamae Hartwig b. 17 Jun 1918, d. 3 Jun 2000

Emma Marie Tjaden

F, #44323, b. 23 December 1893, d. 19 July 1974
FatherJohn T Tjaden b. 5 Mar 1867, d. Mar 1926
MotherSarah Hornby b. Nov 1869, d. 9 Jun 1921
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited25 Mar 2020
Birth*Emma Marie Tjaden was born on 23 December 1893 at New York City (Brooklyn), Kings Co, NY, United StatesB
Married Name As of 1919, her married name was Toohill. 
Marriage*Marriage: Emma Marie Tjaden married Augustus F Toohill in 1919 at NJ, United StatesB
Death*Death: Emma Marie Tjaden died on 19 July 1974 at Miami, Miami-Dade Co, FL, United StatesB, at age 80. 

Family

Augustus F Toohill b. 26 Oct 1893, d. 25 Aug 1975
Child

John T Tjaden

M, #44321, b. 5 March 1867, d. March 1926
FatherMartin Heinrich Tjaden b. 25 Sep 1831
MotherHilkelina Margareta (Lina) Stiermann b. 21 Apr 1835
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Immigration StatusImmigrated
Last Edited25 Mar 2020
Birth*John T Tjaden was born on 5 March 1867 at GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: John T Tjaden married Sarah Hornby on 15 February 1888 at New York City (Manhattan), New York Co, NY, United StatesB
Death*Death: John T Tjaden died in March 1926 at NY, United StatesB

Family

Sarah Hornby b. Nov 1869, d. 9 Jun 1921
Child

Martin Heinrich Tjaden

M, #44319, b. 25 September 1831
FatherHerr Traugott Maecken b. 25 Jul 1789, d. 30 Dec 1854
MotherMeta Tkadem b. 18 Feb 1801, d. a 1852
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited25 Mar 2020
Birth*Martin Heinrich Tjaden was born on 25 September 1831 at GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: Martin Heinrich Tjaden married Hilkelina Margareta (Lina) Stiermann on 12 March 1862 at Bunde, Hannover, Lower Saxony, GermanyB

Family

Hilkelina Margareta (Lina) Stiermann b. 21 Apr 1835
Child

Meta Tkadem

F, #15454, b. 18 February 1801, d. after 1852
Last Edited25 Mar 2020
Birth*Meta Tkadem was born on 18 February 1801 at Aurich-Muhlenloog, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB; she was the sole daughter of Hinrich Cirks Tjaden, Landegebraeucher (tenant) near Marienhafe, Ostfriesland. 
Marriage*Marriage: Meta Tkadem married Herr Traugott Maecken, son of Jacob Ulrich Maecken and Anna Barbara Weinmann, on 16 November 1846 at St Lamberti Lutheran Church, Aurich, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Married Name As of 16 November 1846, her married name was Mäcken. 
Married Name As of 16 November 1846, her married name was Maecken. 
Death*Death: Meta Tkadem died after 1852 at Aurich-Neu Sandhorst, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB

Family

Herr Traugott Maecken b. 25 Jul 1789, d. 30 Dec 1854
Child

Clarence Todd

M, #24847, b. 19 May 1894, d. 2 May 1966
Last Edited28 Dec 2011
Marriage*Marriage: Clarence Todd married Gertrude Maria Lottman, daughter of John Benjamin Lottman and Gesina Johanna DeVries
Birth*Clarence Todd was born on 19 May 1894. 
Death*Death: Clarence Todd died on 2 May 1966 at Diller, Jefferson Co, NE, United StatesB, at age 71. 

Family

Gertrude Maria Lottman b. 25 Feb 1911, d. 14 May 1954

Jurgen Ehmen Tonjes

M, #39205, b. 18 September 1778, d. 2 February 1850
FatherTonjes Jurgens b. 26 Oct 1752, d. 18 Jun 1794
MotherSchwantje Luken Jansen b. 9 Dec 1752, d. 19 Mar 1819
Relationship2nd cousin 4 times removed of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited24 Oct 2018
Birth*Jurgen Ehmen Tonjes was born on 18 September 1778 at Grossefehn-Wrisse, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: Jurgen Ehmen Tonjes married Frauke Eilers on 27 April 1804 at Grossefehn-Holtrop, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Death*Death: Jurgen Ehmen Tonjes died on 2 February 1850 at Grossefehn-Wrisse, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB, at age 71. 

Family

Frauke Eilers b. 27 Jul 1780, d. 4 Jun 1857
Child

Trienke Tonjes

F, #2314, b. circa 1675
Relationship5th great-grandmother of Verna Jean Bremer
Verified byDNA testing
ChartsPedigree Chart of Margaret Hartwig
Last Edited24 Oct 2018
Death*Death: Trienke Tonjes died at Grossefehn-Holtrop, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Birth*She was born circa 1675 at Grossefehn-Holtrop, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Marriage*Marriage: Trienke Tonjes married Ehme Jurgens, son of Jurgens Emen and Nanke Willms Aden, in 1695 at Grossefehn-Holtrop, Aurich, Lower Saxony, GermanyB
Married Name As of 1695, her married name was Jurgens. 

Family

Ehme Jurgens b. 23 Feb 1662, d. 1 Sep 1718
Children

Erna Lydia Tonne

F, #18738, b. 18 September 1924, d. 11 February 1969
Last Edited24 Oct 2005
Birth*Erna Lydia Tonne was born on 18 September 1924. 
Married Name As of 7 November 1953, her married name was Gronewold. 
Marriage*Marriage: Erna Lydia Tonne married Max Legore Gronewold, son of Diedrich (Dede) Johnson Gronewold and Emma Katherine Wanner (Warner) Reavis, on 7 November 1953. 
Death*Death: Erna Lydia Tonne died on 11 February 1969 at age 44. 
NoSSN*No record of her Social Security Number was found on 24 October 2005. 

Family

Max Legore Gronewold b. 27 Oct 1925, d. 4 Jul 2003
Child

Augustus F Toohill

M, #44324, b. 26 October 1893, d. 25 August 1975
Last Edited25 Mar 2020
Birth*Augustus F Toohill was born on 26 October 1893 at New York City (All Boroughs), New York Co, NY, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Augustus F Toohill married Emma Marie Tjaden, daughter of John T Tjaden and Sarah Hornby, in 1919 at NJ, United StatesB
Death*Death: Augustus F Toohill died on 25 August 1975 at Brentwood, Suffolk Co, NY, United StatesB, at age 81. 

Family

Emma Marie Tjaden b. 23 Dec 1893, d. 19 Jul 1974
Child

Doris Augusta Toohill

F, #44325, b. 2 July 1921, d. 17 December 2009
FatherAugustus F Toohill b. 26 Oct 1893, d. 25 Aug 1975
MotherEmma Marie Tjaden b. 23 Dec 1893, d. 19 Jul 1974
Relationship3rd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited25 Mar 2020
Birth*Doris Augusta Toohill was born on 2 July 1921 at New York City (Brooklyn), Kings Co, NY, United StatesB
Married Name As of 3 February 1944, her married name was Tunney. 
Marriage*Marriage: Doris Augusta Toohill married Timothy William Tunney on 3 February 1944 at New York City (All Boroughs), New York Co, NY, United StatesB
Death*Death: Doris Augusta Toohill died on 17 December 2009 at Queensbury, Warren Co, NY, United StatesB, at age 88. 

Family

Timothy William Tunney b. 30 May 1915, d. 10 Oct 2008

August C Towner

M, #15701, b. 1867
Last Edited1 Nov 2001
Birth*August C Towner was born in 1867 at IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: August C Towner married Margarette (Maggie) Hipsher on 18 October 1888 at Gibson City, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB, both from Gibson City. 

Family

Margarette (Maggie) Hipsher b. 1869
Child

Edward Russell Towner Jr

M, #14324, b. 8 March 1924, d. 4 June 2002
FatherEdward Russell Towner Sr b. 9 Dec 1901, d. Jul 1981
MotherGretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman b. 1 Nov 1898, d. 26 Feb 1994
Relationship2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
Last Edited21 May 2011
Birth*Edward Russell Towner Jr was born on 8 March 1924 at Sibley, Ford Co, IL, United StatesB
SSN*His Social Security Number was 346-14-7732; issued before 1951 at IL, United StatesB
Marriage*Marriage: Edward Russell Towner Jr married Lillian E Halley in 1969 at IL, United StatesB
ResidenceResidence: Edward Russell Towner Jr lived at Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL, United StatesB, on 26 February 1994. 
Death*Death: Edward Russell Towner Jr died on 4 June 2002 at Olney, Richland Co, IL, United StatesB, at age 78. 

Family

Lillian E Halley b. 4 Apr 1920, d. 6 May 1993