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Eugene Raymond Gronewold

M, #14253, b. 7 May 1934, d. 11 August 1998
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Henry Gronewold (b. 10 April 1898, d. May 1984)
Mother*Thelma Trimm
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Biography

Birth7 May 1934Birth: Eugene Raymond Gronewold was born on 7 May 1934.1
Death11 August 1998Death: Eugene Raymond Gronewold died on 11 August 1998 at age 64 in New Berlin, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United StatesB.1

Citations

  1. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014

Louise Emma Dorothea Drexel

F, #14254, b. 18 July 1889, d. 31 August 1971
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Partner of John Folkert Gronewold (1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer)

Parents

Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: John Folkert Gronewold (b. 27 November 1887, d. 30 December 1976)

Daughter*Lulu Anne Gronewold (b. 23 June 1918, d. 4 September 2002)
Daughter*Mary Louise Gronewold (b. 11 August 1922, d. 29 June 2010)

Biography

Birth18 July 1889Birth: Louise Emma Dorothea Drexel was born on 18 July 1889 in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United StatesB.1
Marriage5 July 1917Marriage: John Folkert Gronewold and Louise Emma Dorothea Drexel were married on 5 July 1917 in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United StatesB. living initially in Watertown, SD2,1,3
Death31 August 1971Death: Louise Emma Dorothea Drexel died on 31 August 1971 at age 82 at Immanuel home for the AgedB in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United StatesB.1
BurialBurial: Louise Emma Dorothea Drexel was buried at Hillcrest CemeteryB in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United StatesB.1
Education1913Education: Louise Emma Dorothea Drexel was educated in 1913. received a degree in Nursing from the Swedish Mission Hospital in 1913 in Omaha, DOuglas Co, NE.1
Name5 July 1917As of 5 July 1917, Louise Emma Dorothea Drexel was also known as Louise Emma Dorothea Gronewold.2
Census (F)11 April 1930She and John Folkert Gronewold were enumerated on the census of 1930 in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United StatesB.4
Note (fam)1960She and John Folkert Gronewold. lived in Omaha until 1960 when they moved to Hialeah, FL, living next to their daughter, Lu, for several years.3

Citations

  1. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  2. [S720] Information from Elaine Chandler Nelson
  3. [S732] Information from Mary Pfann; 945 S Euclid Ave; Pasadena, CA 91106-4259
  4. [S919] 1930 Census; NE, Douglas Co

Lulu Anne Gronewold

F, #14255, b. 23 June 1918, d. 4 September 2002
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*John Folkert Gronewold (b. 27 November 1887, d. 30 December 1976)
Mother*Louise Emma Dorothea Drexel (b. 18 July 1889, d. 31 August 1971)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Joseph Nmi Salamon (b. 17 November 1918, d. 6 February 1995)

Biography

Birth23 June 1918Birth: Lulu Anne Gronewold was born on 23 June 1918 in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United StatesB.1
Marriage18 July 1947Marriage: Joseph Nmi Salamon and Lulu Anne Gronewold were married on 18 July 1947 in Coral Gables, Dade, Florida, United StatesB.2,1
Death4 September 2002Death: Lulu Anne Gronewold died on 4 September 2002 at age 84 in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United StatesB.3
Baptism28 July 1918Baptism: Lulu Anne Gronewold was baptized on 28 July 1918 in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United StatesB.1
Census11 April 1930Census: Lulu Anne Gronewold appeared in the census on 11 April 1930 in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United StatesB.4
Education1940Education: Lulu Anne Gronewold was educated in 1940. received a degree as a Registered Nurse from the Nebraska Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in 1940 in Omaha, Douglas Co, NE1
Notebetween 1943 and 1945Note: between 1943 and 1945. served in the US Army Nurse Corps in hospitals in England and France1
Residence1945Residence: Lulu Anne Gronewold lived in 1945. in the Miami, FL area5
Residence (F)from 1947 to 1995She and Joseph Nmi Salamon resided in Hialeah, Dade, Florida, United StatesB, from 1947 to 1995.1
Name18 July 1947As of 18 July 1947, Lulu Anne Gronewold was also known as Lulu Anne Salamon.2,1
Residence1996Residence: Lulu Anne Gronewold lived in New Jersey, United StatesB, in 1996.5
Residence1999Residence: Lulu Anne Gronewold lived in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United StatesB, in 1999. 945 S Euclid Ave; 91106-4259; (626) 799-26471,5

Citations

  1. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  2. [S720] Information from Elaine Chandler Nelson
  3. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  4. [S919] 1930 Census; NE, Douglas Co
  5. [S732] Information from Mary Pfann; 945 S Euclid Ave; Pasadena, CA 91106-4259

Joseph Nmi Salamon

M, #14256, b. 17 November 1918, d. 6 February 1995
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Partner of Lulu Anne Gronewold (2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer)

Parents

Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Lulu Anne Gronewold (b. 23 June 1918, d. 4 September 2002)

Biography

Birth17 November 1918Birth: Joseph Nmi Salamon was born on 17 November 1918 in Lenhartsville, Berks, Pennsylvania, United StatesB.1
Marriage18 July 1947Marriage: Joseph Nmi Salamon and Lulu Anne Gronewold were married on 18 July 1947 in Coral Gables, Dade, Florida, United StatesB.2,1
Death6 February 1995Death: Joseph Nmi Salamon died on 6 February 1995 at age 76 in Hialeah, Dade, Florida, United StatesB. of pneumonia1
BurialBurial: Joseph Nmi Salamon was buried in Miami, Miami-Dade, Florida, United StatesB.1
Baptism1946Baptism: Joseph Nmi Salamon was baptized in 1946 at St Marks Lutheran ChurchB in Coral Gables, Dade, Florida, United StatesB.1
Residence (F)from 1947 to 1995He and Lulu Anne Gronewold resided in Hialeah, Dade, Florida, United StatesB, from 1947 to 1995.1
Occupationfrom 1949 to 1969Occupation: from 1949 to 1969 Joseph Nmi Salamon was a Policeman in Miami Beach, Miami-Dade, Florida, United StatesB.1
Occupationfrom 1969 to 1980Occupation: from 1969 to 1980 Joseph Nmi Salamon was a worked at Eastern Airlines as a security guard.1

Citations

  1. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  2. [S720] Information from Elaine Chandler Nelson

Mary Louise Gronewold

F, #14257, b. 11 August 1922, d. 29 June 2010
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*John Folkert Gronewold (b. 27 November 1887, d. 30 December 1976)
Mother*Louise Emma Dorothea Drexel (b. 18 July 1889, d. 31 August 1971)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: William Gardner Pfann (b. 27 October 1917, d. 26 October 1982)

Biography

Birth11 August 1922Birth: Mary Louise Gronewold was born on 11 August 1922 in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United StatesB.1
Marriage31 May 1946Marriage: William Gardner Pfann and Mary Louise Gronewold were married on 31 May 1946 at Christ ChurchB in Summit, Union, New Jersey, United StatesB.2,1
Divorce1974Divorce: William Gardner Pfann and Mary Louise Gronewold were divorced in 1974.1
Death29 June 2010Death: Mary Louise Gronewold died on 29 June 2010 at age 87 in Altadena, Los Angeles, California, United StatesB.3,4
Census11 April 1930Census: Mary Louise Gronewold appeared in the census on 11 April 1930 in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United StatesB.5
Residence1943Residence: Mary Louise Gronewold lived in New Jersey, United StatesB, in 1943.6
Name31 May 1946As of 31 May 1946, Mary Louise Gronewold was also known as Mary Louise Pfann.2
EducationEducation: Mary Louise Gronewold was educated. received a BA degree in Chemistry from the University of Omaha, Omaha, Douglas Co, NE and worked as a Chemist for Bell Telephone Labs in New Jersey. In 1973 received an MA degree in Library Science from Rutgers University. She was employed as an engineering librarian for RCA between 1973 and 1989 in Princeton, NJ.1
Residencefrom 1982 to 1998Residence: Mary Louise Gronewold lived at 14 Argyle CourtB in Summit, Union, New Jersey, United StatesB, from 1982 to 1998.1
MarriageFebruary 1982Marriage: William Gardner Pfann and Mary Louise Gronewold were married in February 1982 in Summit, Union, New Jersey, United StatesB.1,7
Residence1996Residence: Mary Louise Gronewold lived in New Jersey, United StatesB, in 1996.6
Residence1999Residence: Mary Louise Gronewold lived in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United StatesB, in 1999. 945 S Euclid Ave; 91106-4259; (626) 799-26471,6

Citations

  1. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  2. [S720] Information from Elaine Chandler Nelson
  3. [S2042] Ancestry Family Tree
  4. [S4361] Newspapers.com
  5. [S919] 1930 Census; NE, Douglas Co
  6. [S732] Information from Mary Pfann; 945 S Euclid Ave; Pasadena, CA 91106-4259
  7. [S4369] NJ Marriage Index, 1901-2016

William Gardner Pfann

M, #14258, b. 27 October 1917, d. 26 October 1982
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Partner of Mary Louise Gronewold (2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Mary Louise Gronewold (b. 11 August 1922, d. 29 June 2010)

Biography

Birth27 October 1917Birth: William Gardner Pfann was born on 27 October 1917 in New York City (Brooklyn), Kings, New York, United StatesB.1
Marriage31 May 1946Marriage: William Gardner Pfann and Mary Louise Gronewold were married on 31 May 1946 at Christ ChurchB in Summit, Union, New Jersey, United StatesB.2,1
Divorce1974Divorce: William Gardner Pfann and Mary Louise Gronewold were divorced in 1974.1
Death26 October 1982Death: William Gardner Pfann died on 26 October 1982 at age 64 in Summit, Union, New Jersey, United StatesB. and was cremated1,3
OccupationOccupation: William Gardner Pfann was a worked as a Scientist at Bell Labratories in Summit, Union Co, NJ.1
MarriageFebruary 1982Marriage: William Gardner Pfann and Mary Louise Gronewold were married in February 1982 in Summit, Union, New Jersey, United StatesB.1,4

Citations

  1. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  2. [S720] Information from Elaine Chandler Nelson
  3. [S2042] Ancestry Family Tree
  4. [S4369] NJ Marriage Index, 1901-2016

Vernon Edward Meyer

M, #14259, b. 30 March 1925, d. 9 August 1984
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Dietrich (Dick) Meyer (b. 27 August 1887, d. 16 April 1951)
Mother*Sophia Bernadine Gronewold (b. 27 January 1893, d. 17 July 1978)
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Family:

Daughter*Cynthia Sue (Cindy) Meyer (b. 1 November 1960, d. 14 August 1999)

Biography

Birth30 March 1925Birth: Vernon Edward Meyer was born on 30 March 1925 in Wolcott, White, Indiana, United StatesB.1
Death9 August 1984Death: Vernon Edward Meyer died on 9 August 1984 at age 59 at Methodist HospitalB in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United StatesB.1
Burial9 August 1984Burial: Vernon Edward Meyer was buried on 9 August 1984 at IOOF Riverview CemeteryB in Monticello, White, Indiana, United StatesB.1
Baptism3 May 1925Baptism: Vernon Edward Meyer was baptized on 3 May 1925 at St James Lutheran ChurchB in Reynolds, White, Indiana, United StatesB.1
Census15 April 1930Census: Vernon Edward Meyer appeared in the census on 15 April 1930 in Princeton Township, White, Indiana, United StatesB.2
Residence17 March 1971Residence: Vernon Edward Meyer lived in Wolcott, White, Indiana, United StatesB, on 17 March 1971.1

Citations

  1. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  2. [S921] 1930 Census; IN, White Co

Gerhard (George) Heinrich Gronewold

M, #14266, b. 13 May 1858, d. 16 December 1917
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Granduncle of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Folkert Janssen Gronewold (b. 19 October 1814, d. after 8 April 1889)
Mother*Jacobine (Ulrike) Sophia Maecken (b. 28 June 1822, d. 8 April 1889)
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Family: Marie C Heinrich (b. 5 January 1861, d. 9 July 1962)

Son*Frederick (Fred) Frank Gronewald+ (b. 16 January 1885, d. 8 December 1962)
Daughter*Christina Geraldine Gronewold+ (b. 19 August 1886, d. 11 October 1971)
Daughter*Mary Gronewold+ (b. 3 July 1888, d. 16 February 1966)
Daughter*Lena Gronewold+ (b. 6 July 1892, d. January 1975)
Son*Johann Helmer Gronewold (b. 3 August 1894, d. 21 January 1895)
Son*George Ben Gronewold (b. 25 December 1897, d. 25 March 1980)
Daughter*Elizbeth A Gronewold (b. 16 February 1901, d. 25 August 1902)

Biography

Birth13 May 1858Birth: Gerhard (George) Heinrich Gronewold was born on 13 May 1858 in Neu Sandhorst, Aurich, Aurich, Niedersachsen, GermanyB.1,2
Marriage1883Marriage: Gerhard (George) Heinrich Gronewold and Marie C Heinrich were married in 1883.3,1
Death16 December 1917Death: Gerhard (George) Heinrich Gronewold died on 16 December 1917 at age 59.3
Baptism9 June 1858Baptism: Gerhard (George) Heinrich Gronewold was baptized on 9 June 1858 at St Lamberti Lutheran ChurchB+ in Aurich, Aurich, Niedersachsen, GermanyB. Excerpt from the Baptismal Church Book of the Lamberti Evangelical Lutheran Church - Aurich
Current Record No. 132
Place of birth: Newsandhorst
Sex of the child: Boy
Full names of the child: Gronewold, Gerhard Heinrich
Day and hour of the birth: 13 May 1858 at 8 am
Name, conditions and residence of parents: Colonist Folkert Janshen Gronewold and his wife Jacobina Ulrike Maecken of Neusandhorst
Day of the baptism: 9 June 1858
Name, conditions and residence of the baptizing witnesses: the Bedienter/servant Martin Heinrich Maecken of Hannover
Name of the Pastor and date recorded: Jung, 10 June 18582
Emigration (fam)1893Emigration: Gerhard (George) Heinrich Gronewold and Marie C Heinrich emigrated in 1893 from GermanyB.1
Census (F)1900He and Marie C Heinrich were enumerated on the census of 1900 in Artesia Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Note (fam)He and Marie C Heinrich. settled in Rowena when they first came to Tex and moved to Kaufman later4
Census (F)23 April 1910He and Marie C Heinrich were enumerated on the census of 1910 in Kaufman, Texas, United StatesB.5
Burial (fam)He was buried in Rowena, Runnels, Texas, United StatesB.4

Citations

  1. [S216] 1900 Census - Soundex G654 for Illinois - Film 1243126
  2. [S779] Kaufmann, Jens Th. (Gronewold)
  3. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  4. [S848] Information from Bobby Gronewald
  5. [S909] 1910 Census; TX, Kaufman Co

(Still-Born Son) Gronewold, (Twin)

M, #14267
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Granduncle of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Folkert Janssen Gronewold (b. 19 October 1814, d. after 8 April 1889)
Mother*Jacobine (Ulrike) Sophia Maecken (b. 28 June 1822, d. 8 April 1889)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Biography

Stillborn15 June 1865(Still-Born Son) Gronewold, (Twin), was stillborn on 15 June 1865 in Neu Sandhorst, Aurich, Aurich, Niedersachsen, GermanyB.1

Citations

  1. [S779] Kaufmann, Jens Th. (Gronewold)

Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold

F, #14268, b. 15 March 1855, d. 20 January 1923
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Grandaunt of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Folkert Janssen Gronewold (b. 19 October 1814, d. after 8 April 1889)
Mother*Jacobine (Ulrike) Sophia Maecken (b. 28 June 1822, d. 8 April 1889)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Helmer Jacob Huisman (b. 3 October 1852, d. 16 February 1933)

Daughter*Infant Girl Huisman (b. about 1886, d. about 1886)
Son*George Huisman (b. about 1888, d. about 1912)
Daughter*Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman+ (b. 14 February 1889, d. 8 July 1971)
Daughter*Anna Margaret Huisman+ (b. 6 May 1891, d. 24 August 1956)
Daughter*Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman+ (b. 6 April 1893)
Daughter*Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman (b. 19 September 1895, d. 28 September 1991)
Daughter*Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman+ (b. 1 November 1898, d. 26 February 1994)
Son*Elmer Jacob Huisman+ (b. 15 October 1901, d. 18 April 1979)

Biography

Birth15 March 1855Birth: Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold was born on 15 March 1855 in Neu Sandhorst, Aurich, Aurich, Niedersachsen, GermanyB.1
Marriage2 March 1885Marriage: Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold were married on 2 March 1885 in Chatsworth, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.2,3,1
Death20 January 1923Death: Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold died on 20 January 1923 at age 67 in Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Baptism25 March 1855Baptism: Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold was baptized on 25 March 1855 at St Lamberti Lutheran ChurchB+ in Aurich, Aurich, Niedersachsen, GermanyB. Excerpt from the Baptismal Church Book of the Lamberti Evangelical Lutheran Church - Aurich
Current Record No. 54,
Place of birth: Newsandhorst
Sex of the child: Girl
Full names of the child: Gronewold, Meta Jacobina Catharina
Day and hour of the birth: 15 March 1855 at 4 am
Name, conditions and residence of parents: Colonist Folkert Janshen Gronewold and his wife Jacobina Ulrike Maecken of Neusandhorst
Day of the baptism: 25 March 1855
Name, conditions and residence of the baptizing witnesses: Widow of the late Wirth (inn-keeper) Traugott Maecken and Jacob Ulrich Maecken of Neusandhorst
Name of the Pastor and date recorded: Harms 26 March 1855.4
Immigration3 July 1882She immigrated on 3 July 1882 to in Forrest, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB. arriving at Castle Garden NY Immigration Center on the ship "Oder" via Bremen1,4,5,6
Note (fam)between 1885 and 1901Helmer Jacob Huisman and she between 1885 and 1901. lived on a farm near Forrest, Livingston Co, IL (from his obituary)1
Name2 March 1885As of 2 March 1885, Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold was also known as Meta Jacobina Catherina Huisman.3,2
Witness14 October 1894She witnessed the baptism of Johann Helmer Gronewold on 14 October 1894 at St Paul Lutheran ChurchB in Forrest, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.7
Note (fam)Helmer Jacob Huisman and she. A copied Letter from Grace E. Huisman Towner. (Note: at the time this was written, she was about 80 years old, and her eyesight was failing)
My mom (Meta Gronewold) and dad (Helmer Huisman) were born in Germany. Mom hired out as a maid and Dad hired himself out to run a cargo ship up and down the river (in Germany). He was always dreaming of coming to America. The cargo wasn't doing to well. He was saving his money to pay for the trip. Mom's two brothers were here already & earged (her spelling) him to come. He had mother as his girl friend he told her when he was settled on a farm he would send her money to come to America too. Dad settled near Forrest (Illinois) as farm laborer he saved his money & took farm implements as wages or horses, cows, and pigs till he was ready to farm. He had moms brothers write to mom and send her the money for her to come to America. She worked as a maid till Dad married her & moved to the farm dad rented.
Their first Baby was born dead. The next 2 years later a son died of a broken apendix or so they thought. He was walking in a furrow behind Dads' plow he cried was bent over with pain. Dad carried him home but he died in his arms. My Bro Allie (this is what it said, That's Elmer) was Born 1901 near Sibley The next 5 girls all two years apart were the next 5 children.
Till 1901 we moved to a farm two miles north of Sibley. That's where I spent my childhood a lot of memories in those 18 years. Dad retired from farming in 1920. Your Dad (Edward Towner, Sr) & I were married in 1922, two years Eddie was born 1924 then 7 years later Roxie was Born 1931, then in 1934 Dolores was born in my Dads house and in the same bedroom and same bed lived with Dad 10 years mother (Meta) died in 1923, Dad (Helmer) in 1933. We moved to Litchfield in 1934. Laurie was 10 months old. We lived in Litchfield from 34 to 63 in Springfield 1963 to 1990.1
Census (F)1900She and Helmer Jacob Huisman were enumerated on the census of 1900 in Fayette Township, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Census (F)1910She and Helmer Jacob Huisman were enumerated on the census of 1910 in Fayette Township, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Census (F)1920She and Helmer Jacob Huisman were enumerated on the census of 1920 in Fayette Township, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.1

Citations

  1. [S760] Information from Carolyn Ann Simburger Whatley
  2. [S254] Illinois, U.S., Marriage Index, 1763–1900 & County Marriages, 1800-1940
  3. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  4. [S779] Kaufmann, Jens Th. (Gronewold)
  5. [S1131] Information from the Castle Garden NY Immigration Center
  6. [S1174] Passenger List, New York, 1820-1957, 1500s-1900s
  7. [S2077] Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1781-1969

Marie C Heinrich

F, #14269, b. 5 January 1861, d. 9 July 1962
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Partner of Gerhard (George) Heinrich Gronewold (granduncle of Verna Jean Bremer)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Gerhard (George) Heinrich Gronewold (b. 13 May 1858, d. 16 December 1917)

Son*Frederick (Fred) Frank Gronewald+ (b. 16 January 1885, d. 8 December 1962)
Daughter*Christina Geraldine Gronewold+ (b. 19 August 1886, d. 11 October 1971)
Daughter*Mary Gronewold+ (b. 3 July 1888, d. 16 February 1966)
Daughter*Lena Gronewold+ (b. 6 July 1892, d. January 1975)
Son*Johann Helmer Gronewold (b. 3 August 1894, d. 21 January 1895)
Son*George Ben Gronewold (b. 25 December 1897, d. 25 March 1980)
Daughter*Elizbeth A Gronewold (b. 16 February 1901, d. 25 August 1902)

Biography

Birth5 January 1861Birth: Marie C Heinrich was born on 5 January 1861 in GermanyB.1,2
Marriage1883Marriage: Gerhard (George) Heinrich Gronewold and Marie C Heinrich were married in 1883.3,1
Death9 July 1962Death: Marie C Heinrich died on 9 July 1962 at age 101 in Kaufman, Kaufman, Texas, United StatesB.2
Name1883As of 1883, Marie C Heinrich was also known as Marie C Gronewold.3
Emigration (fam)1893Emigration: Gerhard (George) Heinrich Gronewold and Marie C Heinrich emigrated in 1893 from GermanyB.1
Census (F)1900She and Gerhard (George) Heinrich Gronewold were enumerated on the census of 1900 in Artesia Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Note (fam)Gerhard (George) Heinrich Gronewold and she. settled in Rowena when they first came to Tex and moved to Kaufman later2
Census (F)23 April 1910She and Gerhard (George) Heinrich Gronewold were enumerated on the census of 1910 in Kaufman, Texas, United StatesB.4
Census18 February 1920Census: Marie C Heinrich appeared in the census on 18 February 1920 in Precinct #1, Kaufman, Texas, United StatesB.5
Burial (fam)She was buried in Rowena, Runnels, Texas, United StatesB.2

Citations

  1. [S216] 1900 Census - Soundex G654 for Illinois - Film 1243126
  2. [S848] Information from Bobby Gronewald
  3. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  4. [S909] 1910 Census; TX, Kaufman Co
  5. [S911] 1920 Census; TX, Kaufman Co

George Ben Gronewold

M, #14270, b. 25 December 1897, d. 25 March 1980
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Gerhard (George) Heinrich Gronewold (b. 13 May 1858, d. 16 December 1917)
Mother*Marie C Heinrich (b. 5 January 1861, d. 9 July 1962)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Lillie Mae Bailey (b. 4 April 1902, d. 30 April 2005)

Biography

Birth25 December 1897Birth: George Ben Gronewold was born on 25 December 1897 in Forrest, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.1,2,3
Marriage1925Marriage: George Ben Gronewold and Lillie Mae Bailey were married in 1925.4,5
Death25 March 1980Death: George Ben Gronewold died on 25 March 1980 at age 82 in Kaufman, Kaufman, Texas, United StatesB.6,7
Census1900Census: George Ben Gronewold appeared in the census in 1900 in Artesia Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.2
Census23 April 1910Census: George Ben Gronewold appeared in the census on 23 April 1910 in Kaufman, Texas, United StatesB.8
Census18 February 1920Census: George Ben Gronewold appeared in the census on 18 February 1920 in Precinct #1, Kaufman, Texas, United StatesB.9
Census (F)14 April 1930He and Lillie Mae Bailey were enumerated on the census of 1930 in Kaufman, Texas, United StatesB.5

Citations

  1. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, 25 Dec 1897
  2. [S216] 1900 Census - Soundex G654 for Illinois - Film 1243126
  3. [S842] Information from Elizabeth Gronewald Neal from Kaufman, TX (972) 932-3153
  4. [S848] Information from Bobby Gronewald
  5. [S910] 1930 Census; TX, Kaufman Co
  6. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  7. [S698] Information from the Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
  8. [S909] 1910 Census; TX, Kaufman Co
  9. [S911] 1920 Census; TX, Kaufman Co

Helmer Jacob Huisman

M, #14271, b. 3 October 1852, d. 16 February 1933
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Partner of Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold (grandaunt of Verna Jean Bremer)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold (b. 15 March 1855, d. 20 January 1923)

Daughter*Infant Girl Huisman (b. about 1886, d. about 1886)
Son*George Huisman (b. about 1888, d. about 1912)
Daughter*Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman+ (b. 14 February 1889, d. 8 July 1971)
Daughter*Anna Margaret Huisman+ (b. 6 May 1891, d. 24 August 1956)
Daughter*Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman+ (b. 6 April 1893)
Daughter*Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman (b. 19 September 1895, d. 28 September 1991)
Daughter*Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman+ (b. 1 November 1898, d. 26 February 1994)
Son*Elmer Jacob Huisman+ (b. 15 October 1901, d. 18 April 1979)

Biography

Birth3 October 1852Birth: Helmer Jacob Huisman was born on 3 October 1852 in Aurich, Aurich, Niedersachsen, GermanyB.1
Marriage2 March 1885Marriage: Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold were married on 2 March 1885 in Chatsworth, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.2,3,1
Death16 February 1933Death: Helmer Jacob Huisman died on 16 February 1933 at age 80 in Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Immigration18781
Note (fam)between 1885 and 1901Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold between 1885 and 1901. lived on a farm near Forrest, Livingston Co, IL (from his obituary)1
Witness14 October 1894He witnessed the baptism of Johann Helmer Gronewold on 14 October 1894 at St Paul Lutheran ChurchB in Forrest, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.4
Note (fam)Helmer Jacob Huisman and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold. A copied Letter from Grace E. Huisman Towner. (Note: at the time this was written, she was about 80 years old, and her eyesight was failing)
My mom (Meta Gronewold) and dad (Helmer Huisman) were born in Germany. Mom hired out as a maid and Dad hired himself out to run a cargo ship up and down the river (in Germany). He was always dreaming of coming to America. The cargo wasn't doing to well. He was saving his money to pay for the trip. Mom's two brothers were here already & earged (her spelling) him to come. He had mother as his girl friend he told her when he was settled on a farm he would send her money to come to America too. Dad settled near Forrest (Illinois) as farm laborer he saved his money & took farm implements as wages or horses, cows, and pigs till he was ready to farm. He had moms brothers write to mom and send her the money for her to come to America. She worked as a maid till Dad married her & moved to the farm dad rented.
Their first Baby was born dead. The next 2 years later a son died of a broken apendix or so they thought. He was walking in a furrow behind Dads' plow he cried was bent over with pain. Dad carried him home but he died in his arms. My Bro Allie (this is what it said, That's Elmer) was Born 1901 near Sibley The next 5 girls all two years apart were the next 5 children.
Till 1901 we moved to a farm two miles north of Sibley. That's where I spent my childhood a lot of memories in those 18 years. Dad retired from farming in 1920. Your Dad (Edward Towner, Sr) & I were married in 1922, two years Eddie was born 1924 then 7 years later Roxie was Born 1931, then in 1934 Dolores was born in my Dads house and in the same bedroom and same bed lived with Dad 10 years mother (Meta) died in 1923, Dad (Helmer) in 1933. We moved to Litchfield in 1934. Laurie was 10 months old. We lived in Litchfield from 34 to 63 in Springfield 1963 to 1990.1
Census (F)1900He and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold were enumerated on the census of 1900 in Fayette Township, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Census (F)1910He and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold were enumerated on the census of 1910 in Fayette Township, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Census (F)1920He and Meta Jacobina Catherina Gronewold were enumerated on the census of 1920 in Fayette Township, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.1
ObituaryObituary: The obituary for Helmer was recorded. Helmer J Huisman
Helmer J Huisman was born October 3, 1852 in Thinerfehn, Amt Aurich Ostfriesland. He came to America about 1878 and located at Forrest, Ill. On March 2, 1885, he married Meta nee Gronewald. They lived on a farm near Forrest until 1901 at which time they moved to Sibley, where they followed ???? former occupation until 1920 when they retired and moved to Sibley.
The union was bless with eight children. His wife and two children preceded him in death. In middle-age he suffered a stroke, from which he never completely recovered. This was followed by another stroke in 1908. For many years he had not been well, having suffered several other attacks later in life. After a serious illness of several weeks he departed this life Thursday, February 16, at the age of 80 years, 4 months and 13 days. Although his health was gravely impaired and he had great difficulty in getting around, he frequently found his way into the house of God, leaving you an example worthy of imitation.
He leaves to mourn his departure Mrs. Minnie Farney, of Pontiac; Mrs Lizzie Beck, of Drommond, Wis; Mrs Lena Ross, of Kenosba, Wis; and Mrs Annie Brandt; Mrs. Grace Towner and Elmer Huisman, of Sibley, and ten grandchildren.

Card of Thanks
We wish to express our appreciation to all those who so generously assisted us during the recent illness and after the death of our beloved father, Helmer J Huisman.
The Huisman Family5

Citations

  1. [S760] Information from Carolyn Ann Simburger Whatley
  2. [S254] Illinois, U.S., Marriage Index, 1763–1900 & County Marriages, 1800-1940
  3. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  4. [S2077] Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1781-1969
  5. [S1] Information from Ted Cash; Charlotte, NC 28211

Claus Heyen

M, #14272, b. 1 April 1797
Last Edited14 April 2023
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Ide Janssen

Daughter*Antje Engelina (Anna) Heyen+ (b. 27 August 1832, d. 17 June 1909)

Biography

Birth1 April 1797Birth: Claus Heyen was born on 1 April 1797.1
MarriageMarriage: Claus Heyen and Ide Janssen were married.1

Citations

  1. [S722] Information from Allen Phillips, son-in-law of Edna Lottman Shields

Ide Janssen

F, #14273
Last Edited14 April 2023
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Claus Heyen (b. 1 April 1797)

Daughter*Antje Engelina (Anna) Heyen+ (b. 27 August 1832, d. 17 June 1909)

Biography

MarriageMarriage: Claus Heyen and Ide Janssen were married.1
NameIde Janssen was also known as Ide Heyen.1

Citations

  1. [S722] Information from Allen Phillips, son-in-law of Edna Lottman Shields

Frances Joannah Lottman

F, #14274, b. January 1861
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)1st cousin 2 times removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Lottman / Sievers

Parents

Father*Hinrich (Henry) Dirks Lottman (b. 12 January 1831, d. 1888)
Mother*Antje Engelina (Anna) Heyen (b. 27 August 1832, d. 17 June 1909)
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Family: Jacob R Mansen (b. August 1855)

Son*Edans Mansen (b. May 1885)
Son*Ralph Mansen+ (b. 23 August 1889)
Daughter*Annie Mansen (b. August 1890)
Son*Henry Frank Mansen+ (b. 6 July 1898)

Biography

BirthJanuary 1861Birth: Frances Joannah Lottman was born in January 1861 in Illinois, United StatesB.1
Marriage10 March 1886Marriage: Jacob R Mansen and Frances Joannah Lottman were married on 10 March 1886 in Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB+. License# 4749, Vol. B, Pg. 1752
Witness16 June 1870Frances Joannah Lottman was enumerated on the census of 1870 with Hinrich (Henry) Dirks Lottman and Antje Engelina (Anna) Heyen in Washington, Tazewell, Illinois, United StatesB.3
Witness21 June 1880Frances Joannah Lottman was enumerated on the census of 1880 with Hinrich (Henry) Dirks Lottman and Antje Engelina (Anna) Heyen in Danforth Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.4
Name10 March 1886As of 10 March 1886, Frances Joannah Lottman was also known as Frances Joannah Mansen.2
Census (F)14 June 1900She and Jacob R Mansen were enumerated on the census of 1900 in Danforth Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB, with Edans Mansen, Ralph Mansen, Annie Mansen, and Henry Frank Mansen.5
Census (F)27 April 1910Frances Joannah Lottman and Jacob R Mansen were enumerated on the census of 1910 in Danforth, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.6
Census (F)27 January 1920She and Jacob R Mansen were enumerated on the census of 1920 in Danforth, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB, with Henry Frank Mansen.7

Citations

  1. [S722] Information from Allen Phillips, son-in-law of Edna Lottman Shields
  2. [S254] Illinois, U.S., Marriage Index, 1763–1900 & County Marriages, 1800-1940
  3. [S1271] 1870 Census; IL, Tazewell Co
  4. [S830] , International Genealogical Index (IGI) (), 1880 Census - IL, Iroquois Co, Danforth Twsp, ED-128, 27 of 35.
  5. [S1039] 1900 Census; IL, Iroquois Co
  6. [S908] 1910 Census; IL, Iroquois Co
  7. [S1042] 1920 Census; IL, Iroquois Co

Anna Lottman

F, #14275, b. 27 December 1863, d. 17 September 1937
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)1st cousin 2 times removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Lottman / Sievers

Parents

Father*Hinrich (Henry) Dirks Lottman (b. 12 January 1831, d. 1888)
Mother*Antje Engelina (Anna) Heyen (b. 27 August 1832, d. 17 June 1909)
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Family: Charles Classen (b. 15 October 1858, d. 3 April 1923)

Son*Herman Classen+ (b. 29 December 1883)
Son*Henry Classen (b. October 1884, d. 1905)
Son*Carley Classen (b. January 1887, d. between 1900 and 1910)
Son*William Classen+ (b. 20 January 1887, d. August 1967)
Daughter*Annie Classen (b. February 1888)
Daughter*Tillie Classen (b. January 1889)
Daughter*Leona Classen+ (b. October 1896)
Son*Edwin Classen+ (b. 13 November 1898)

Biography

Birth27 December 1863Birth: Anna Lottman was born on 27 December 1863 in Woodford, Illinois, United StatesB.1,2,3,4
Marriage2 September 1883Marriage: Charles Classen and Anna Lottman were married on 2 September 1883 in Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB+. License# 4067, Vol. B, Pg. 1211,5
Divorcebetween 1900 and 1910Divorce: Charles Classen and Anna Lottman were divorced between 1900 and 1910.6
Death17 September 1937Death: Anna Lottman died on 17 September 1937 at age 73 in Danforth, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.4
BurialSeptember 1937Burial: Anna Lottman was buried in September 1937 at Danforth CemeteryB in Danforth, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.4
Witness16 June 1870Anna Lottman was enumerated on the census of 1870 with Hinrich (Henry) Dirks Lottman and Antje Engelina (Anna) Heyen in Washington, Tazewell, Illinois, United StatesB.7
Witness21 June 1880Anna Lottman was enumerated on the census of 1880 with Hinrich (Henry) Dirks Lottman and Antje Engelina (Anna) Heyen in Danforth Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.8
Name2 September 1883As of 2 September 1883, Anna Lottman was also known as Anna Classen.
Census (F)4 June 1900She and Charles Classen were enumerated on the census of 1900 in Danforth Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB, with Herman Classen, Henry Classen, William Classen, Carley Classen, Annie Classen, Tillie Classen, Leona Classen, and Edwin Classen.3
Census15 April 1910Census: Anna Lottman appeared in the census on 15 April 1910 in Gilman, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB. 2 of the 8 children had died between 1900 and 19106
Census6 January 1920Census: Anna Lottman appeared in the census on 6 January 1920 in Gilman, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.9

Citations

  1. [S722] Information from Allen Phillips, son-in-law of Edna Lottman Shields
  2. [S830] , International Genealogical Index (IGI) (.)
  3. [S1039] 1900 Census; IL, Iroquois Co
  4. [S1651] U.S., Find a Grave® Index, 1600s-Current
  5. [S254] Illinois, U.S., Marriage Index, 1763–1900 & County Marriages, 1800-1940
  6. [S908] 1910 Census; IL, Iroquois Co
  7. [S1271] 1870 Census; IL, Tazewell Co
  8. [S830] , International Genealogical Index (IGI) (), 1880 Census - IL, Iroquois Co, Danforth Twsp, ED-128, 27 of 35.
  9. [S1042] 1920 Census; IL, Iroquois Co