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The ancestors and relatives of Ted and Verna (Bremer) Cash

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Tom Chandler

M, #14301
Last Edited14 April 2023
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Family: Addie Mae Hall

Son*Ray Chandler+ (b. 18 July 1899, d. 20 February 1983)

Biography

MarriageMarriage: Tom Chandler and Addie Mae Hall were married.1

Citations

  1. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer

Addie Mae Hall

F, #14302
Last Edited14 April 2023
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Family: Tom Chandler

Son*Ray Chandler+ (b. 18 July 1899, d. 20 February 1983)

Biography

MarriageMarriage: Tom Chandler and Addie Mae Hall were married.1
NameAddie Mae Hall was also known as Addie Mae Chandler.1

Citations

  1. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer

Ruth

F, #14303
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Partner of Bernard Truman Gronewold (1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer)
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Family: Bernard Truman Gronewold (b. 22 February 1902, d. 22 September 1962)

Biography

MarriageMarriage: Bernard Truman Gronewold and Ruth were married.1
Namebefore 1934As of before 1934, Ruth was also known as Ruth Gronewold.1

Citations

  1. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer

Henry Farney

M, #14309, b. 18 September 1883, d. April 1953
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Partner of Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman (1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer)
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Family: Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman (b. 14 February 1889, d. 8 July 1971)

Daughter*Edna Farney+ (b. 24 December 1908, d. 14 September 2004)
Daughter*Dora Ruth Farney (b. 11 February 1912, d. 3 July 1990)

Biography

Birth18 September 1883Birth: Henry Farney was born on 18 September 1883 in Illinois, United StatesB.1
Marriage12 February 1908Marriage: Henry Farney and Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman were married on 12 February 1908 in Pontiac, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.2,1
DeathApril 1953Death: Henry Farney died in April 1953 at age 69. of Heart Failure1
Residence (F)20 January 1923Henry Farney and Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman resided in Pontiac, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB, on 20 January 1923.3
Census (F)5 April 1930He and Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman were enumerated on the census of 1930 at 612 West Grove in Pontiac, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.4
Residence (F)16 February 1933He and Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman resided in Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB, on 16 February 1933.3

Citations

  1. [S798] Information from Michelle Wolletz and from website postings by her.
  2. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  3. [S760] Information from Carolyn Ann Simburger Whatley
  4. [S877] 1930 Census; IL, Livingston Co

Edna Farney

F, #14310, b. 24 December 1908, d. 14 September 2004
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Henry Farney (b. 18 September 1883, d. April 1953)
Mother*Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman (b. 14 February 1889, d. 8 July 1971)
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Family: Virgil Clyde Redford (b. 7 July 1904, d. 14 March 1998)

Son*Virgil Clyde (Red) Redford, Jr (b. 20 February 1930, d. 10 March 2009)
Son*Harold E Redford (b. 26 June 1931, d. 5 July 2001)
Daughter*Dorothy May Redford (b. 23 May 1934, d. 2 March 1999)
Daughter*Betty Ann Redford (b. 2 July 1943, d. 23 August 2010)

Biography

Birth24 December 1908Birth: Edna Farney was born on 24 December 1908 in Forrest, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Marriage27 March 1929Marriage: Virgil Clyde Redford and Edna Farney were married on 27 March 1929 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United StatesB.2,3,4
Death14 September 2004Death: Edna Farney died on 14 September 2004 at age 95 in Charlevoix, Charlevoix, Michigan, United StatesB.5
Name27 March 1929As of 27 March 1929, Edna Farney was also known as Edna Redford.3
Census (F)16 April 1930She and Virgil Clyde Redford were enumerated on the census of 1930 at 11210 Canfield Ave in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United StatesB.3
Residence3 July 1990Residence: Edna Farney lived in Warren, Macomb, Michigan, United StatesB, on 3 July 1990.6

Citations

  1. [S798] Information from Michelle Wolletz and from website postings by her.
  2. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  3. [S916] 1930 Census; MI, Wayne Co
  4. [S2042] Ancestry Family Tree
  5. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  6. [S760] Information from Carolyn Ann Simburger Whatley

Dora Ruth Farney

F, #14311, b. 11 February 1912, d. 3 July 1990
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Henry Farney (b. 18 September 1883, d. April 1953)
Mother*Reka Helmina (Minnie) Huisman (b. 14 February 1889, d. 8 July 1971)
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Family: Raymond L Wenger (b. 10 June 1903, d. 31 March 1980)

Biography

Birth11 February 1912Birth: Dora Ruth Farney was born on 11 February 1912 in Forrest, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB. (best guess)1
Marriage19 November 1928Marriage: Raymond L Wenger and Dora Ruth Farney were married on 19 November 1928 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United StatesB.2,1
Death3 July 1990Death: Dora Ruth Farney died on 3 July 1990 at age 78 at St James HospitalB in Pontiac, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Burial5 July 1990Burial: Dora Ruth Farney was buried on 5 July 1990 at South Side CemeteryB in Pontiac, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Name19 November 1928As of 19 November 1928, Dora Ruth Farney was also known as Dora Ruth Wenger.2,1
Census (F)22 April 1930She and Raymond L Wenger were enumerated on the census of 1930 in Avoca Township, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.3
Obituary4 July 1990Obituary: The obituary for Dora was recorded on 4 July 1990. Dora Ruth Wenger
PONTIAC - Dora Ruth Wenger, 78, of Evenglow Lodge, Pontiac, a homemaker, died at 2:05 am yesterday (July 3, 1990) at Saint James Hospital, Pontiac, after a one-week illness.
Her funeral will be at 2:30 pm Thursday at Raleigh J Harris Funeral Home, Pontiac, the Rev James Wolfe III officiating. Burial will be in South Side Cemetery, Pontiac.
Visitation will be from 1 to 2:30 pm Thursday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Wenger was born Feb. 11, 1912, at Forrest, of a daughter of Henry and Minnie Huisman Farney. She married Raymond L. Wenger Nov 19, 1928, in Chicago. He died March 31, 1980.
Survivors include one son Everett Dean, Fairbury; two sisters, Edna Redford, Warren, Mich., and Helen Slayton, South Bend, Ind.; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two stepgrandchildren; and one stepgreat-grandchild.
One grandchild preceded her in death.
Mrs. Wenger, who was educated in rural schools southeast of Pontiac, was a member of the First Baptist Church of Pontiac.
Memorials may be made to her church.4

Citations

  1. [S760] Information from Carolyn Ann Simburger Whatley
  2. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  3. [S877] 1930 Census; IL, Livingston Co
  4. [S1] Information from Ted Cash; Charlotte, NC 28211

Herman Frederick Beck

M, #14313, b. 22 August 1885, d. June 1972
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Partner of Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman (1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer)
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Family: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman (b. 6 April 1893)

Daughter*Helen Margaret Beck (b. 6 December 1914, d. March 1982)
Daughter*Marjorie Meta Recka Beck (b. 7 April 1919, d. 11 April 1983)

Biography

Birth22 August 1885Birth: Herman Frederick Beck was born on 22 August 1885 in Illinois, United StatesB.1,2
Marriage1911Marriage: Herman Frederick Beck and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman were married in 1911.3,1
DeathJune 1972Death: Herman Frederick Beck died in June 1972 at age 86 in Marion, Osceola, Michigan, United StatesB.4
Census (F)10 February 1920Herman Frederick Beck and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman were enumerated on the census of 1920 in Boone Township, Wright, Iowa, United StatesB, with Helen Margaret Beck and Marjorie Meta Recka Beck.5
Residence (F)20 January 1923He and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman resided in Drummond, Bayfield, Wisconsin, United StatesB, on 20 January 1923.6
Census (F)6 May 1930He and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman were enumerated on the census of 1930 in Drummond, Bayfield, Wisconsin, United StatesB, with Helen Margaret Beck and Marjorie Meta Recka Beck.1
Residence (F)16 February 1933He and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman resided in Drummond, Bayfield, Wisconsin, United StatesB, on 16 February 1933.6

Citations

  1. [S918] 1930 Census; WI, Bayfield Co
  2. [S1136] WW1 Draft Registration
  3. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  4. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  5. [S1253] 1920 Census; IA, Wright Co
  6. [S760] Information from Carolyn Ann Simburger Whatley

Helen Margaret Beck

F, #14314, b. 6 December 1914, d. March 1982
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Herman Frederick Beck (b. 22 August 1885, d. June 1972)
Mother*Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman (b. 6 April 1893)
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Family: Sampson

Biography

Birth6 December 1914Birth: Helen Margaret Beck was born on 6 December 1914 in Illinois, United StatesB.1,2,3
MarriageMarriage: Sampson and Helen Margaret Beck were married.4
DeathMarch 1982Death: Helen Margaret Beck died in March 1982 at age 67 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United StatesB.3
NameHelen Margaret Beck was also known as Helen Margaret Sampson.
Witness10 February 1920She was enumerated on the census of 1920 with Herman Frederick Beck and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman in Boone Township, Wright, Iowa, United StatesB.5
Witness6 May 1930Helen Margaret Beck was enumerated on the census of 1930 with Herman Frederick Beck and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman in Drummond, Bayfield, Wisconsin, United StatesB.2

Citations

  1. [S1] Information from Ted Cash; Charlotte, NC 28211
  2. [S918] 1930 Census; WI, Bayfield Co
  3. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  4. [S760] Information from Carolyn Ann Simburger Whatley
  5. [S1253] 1920 Census; IA, Wright Co

Marjorie Meta Recka Beck

F, #14315, b. 7 April 1919, d. 11 April 1983
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Herman Frederick Beck (b. 22 August 1885, d. June 1972)
Mother*Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman (b. 6 April 1893)
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Family: Raymond George Darwin (b. 13 October 1917, d. 6 September 2003)

Biography

Birth7 April 1919Birth: Marjorie Meta Recka Beck was born on 7 April 1919 in Iowa, United StatesB.1,2,3,4,5
Marriage27 September 1941Marriage: Raymond George Darwin and Marjorie Meta Recka Beck were married on 27 September 1941 in Ashland, Ashland, Wisconsin, United StatesB.6,7
Death11 April 1983Death: Marjorie Meta Recka Beck died on 11 April 1983 at age 64 in Midland, Midland, Michigan, United StatesB.5,4
NoteNote:. was married and had 4 children8
Witness10 February 1920Marjorie Meta Recka Beck was enumerated on the census of 1920 with Herman Frederick Beck and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman in Boone Township, Wright, Iowa, United StatesB.3
Witness6 May 1930Marjorie Meta Recka Beck was enumerated on the census of 1930 with Herman Frederick Beck and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Geraldine Huisman in Drummond, Bayfield, Wisconsin, United StatesB.2
Name27 September 1941As of 27 September 1941, Marjorie Meta Recka Beck was also known as Marjorie Meta Recka Darwin.6

Citations

  1. [S1] Information from Ted Cash; Charlotte, NC 28211
  2. [S918] 1930 Census; WI, Bayfield Co
  3. [S1253] 1920 Census; IA, Wright Co
  4. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  5. [S1254] Information from the Michigan Death Index, Ancestry.com
  6. [S760] Information from Carolyn Ann Simburger Whatley
  7. [S1651] U.S., Find a Grave® Index, 1600s-Current
  8. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer

Henry Martin Brandt, Jr

M, #14316, b. 20 January 1883, d. 27 January 1960
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Partner of Anna Margaret Huisman (1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer)
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Family: Anna Margaret Huisman (b. 6 May 1891, d. 24 August 1956)

Daughter*Viola Ella Brandt (b. 27 December 1910, d. 6 April 1994)
Daughter*Bernice Anna Mae Brandt (b. 14 February 1912, d. 5 October 2001)
Son*Louie Elmer Brandt (b. 28 October 1913, d. April 1981)
Son*Albert William Brandt (b. 12 November 1915, d. 25 January 1996)
Daughter*Mildred Elizabeth Brandt+ (b. 30 August 1919, d. 22 November 2009)
Daughter*Norma Jean Brandt (b. 16 March 1929, d. 18 March 1989)

Biography

Birth20 January 1883Birth: Henry Martin Brandt, Jr, was born on 20 January 1883 in Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Marriage16 March 1909Marriage: Henry Martin Brandt, Jr, and Anna Margaret Huisman were married on 16 March 1909 in Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.2,1
Death27 January 1960Death: Henry Martin Brandt, Jr, died on 27 January 1960 at age 77 in Anchor, McLean, Illinois, United StatesB.1
BurialBurial: Henry Martin Brandt, Jr, was buried at Mount Hope CemeteryB in Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Residence (F)20 January 1923Henry Martin Brandt, Jr, and Anna Margaret Huisman resided in Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 20 January 1923.1
Census (F)2 April 1930He and Anna Margaret Huisman were enumerated on the census of 1930 in Drummer Township, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.3
Residence (F)16 February 1933He and Anna Margaret Huisman resided in Gibson City, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 16 February 1933.1
NoteNote:. farmed 6 miles northwest of Gibson City for twenty years, then bought a farm in 1935 where they farmed until 19601
Note (fam)He and Anna Margaret Huisman. members of St John Lutheran Church near Anchor.1
ObituaryObituary: The obituary for Henry was recorded. 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.1
Memo (fam)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 1960.1

Citations

  1. [S760] Information from Carolyn Ann Simburger Whatley
  2. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  3. [S917] 1930 Census; IL, Ford Co

Viola Ella Brandt

F, #14317, b. 27 December 1910, d. 6 April 1994
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Henry Martin Brandt, Jr (b. 20 January 1883, d. 27 January 1960)
Mother*Anna Margaret Huisman (b. 6 May 1891, d. 24 August 1956)
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Family 1: Gerald D (Jerry) Brookstra (b. 1904, d. 1956)

Family 2: Paul Lowe (b. 19 October 1904, d. 27 November 1975)

Biography

Birth27 December 1910Birth: Viola Ella Brandt was born on 27 December 1910 in Strawn, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.1
MarriageMarriage: Gerald D (Jerry) Brookstra and Viola Ella Brandt were married.1
MarriageMarriage: Paul Lowe and Viola Ella Brandt were married.1
Death6 April 1994Death: Viola Ella Brandt died on 6 April 1994 at age 83 at Heritage ManorB in Gibson City, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB. she had lived at the Heritage Manor since 19891,2
BurialBurial: Viola Ella Brandt was buried at Mount Hope CemeteryB in Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.1
NameViola Ella Brandt was also known as Viola Ella Brookstra.1
Census2 April 1930Census: Viola Ella Brandt appeared in the census on 2 April 1930 in Drummer Township, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.3
NoteNote:. had no children with either husband1
Residence24 August 1956Residence: Viola Ella Brandt lived in Elgin, Kane, Illinois, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956.1
Residence27 January 1960Residence: Viola Ella Brandt lived in Elgin, Kane, Illinois, United StatesB, on 27 January 1960.1
NameShe was also known as Viola Ella Lowe.1
WitnessMemo: (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 1960.1
Residence16 March 1991Residence: Viola Ella Brandt lived in Gibson City, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 16 March 1991.1

Citations

  1. [S760] Information from Carolyn Ann Simburger Whatley
  2. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  3. [S917] 1930 Census; IL, Ford Co

Bernice Anna Mae Brandt

F, #14318, b. 14 February 1912, d. 5 October 2001
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Henry Martin Brandt, Jr (b. 20 January 1883, d. 27 January 1960)
Mother*Anna Margaret Huisman (b. 6 May 1891, d. 24 August 1956)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Floyd N (Cy) Shreves (b. 11 January 1913, d. 2 June 1987)

Biography

Birth14 February 1912Birth: Bernice Anna Mae Brandt was born on 14 February 1912 at ruralB in Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Marriage4 June 1939Marriage: Floyd N (Cy) Shreves and Bernice Anna Mae Brandt were married on 4 June 1939 in Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, United StatesB.1
Death5 October 2001Death: Bernice Anna Mae Brandt died on 5 October 2001 at age 89 at Heritage Manor Nursing HomeB in Paxton, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Burial7 October 2001Burial: Bernice Anna Mae Brandt was buried on 7 October 2001 at Glen CemeteryB in Paxton, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Census2 April 1930Census: Bernice Anna Mae Brandt appeared in the census on 2 April 1930 in Drummer Township, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.2
Name4 June 1939As of 4 June 1939, Bernice Anna Mae Brandt was also known as Bernice Anna Mae Shreves.1
Residence (F)24 August 1956She and Floyd N (Cy) Shreves resided in Paxton, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956.1
Residence (F)27 January 1960She and Floyd N (Cy) Shreves resided in Paxton, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 27 January 1960.1
WitnessMemo: (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 1960.1
Residence16 March 1991Residence: Bernice Anna Mae Brandt lived in Paxton, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 16 March 1991.1
Residence25 January 1996Residence: Bernice Anna Mae Brandt lived in Gibson City, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 25 January 1996.1
Obituary6 October 2001Obituary: The obituary for Bernice was recorded on 6 October 2001. 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.1

Citations

  1. [S760] Information from Carolyn Ann Simburger Whatley
  2. [S917] 1930 Census; IL, Ford Co

Louie Elmer Brandt

M, #14319, b. 28 October 1913, d. April 1981
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Henry Martin Brandt, Jr (b. 20 January 1883, d. 27 January 1960)
Mother*Anna Margaret Huisman (b. 6 May 1891, d. 24 August 1956)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Marguerite Taylor (b. 12 May 1913, d. 26 February 1992)

Biography

Birth28 October 1913Birth: Louie Elmer Brandt was born on 28 October 1913 in Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.1,2
Marriage9 August 1946Marriage: Louie Elmer Brandt and Marguerite Taylor were married on 9 August 1946 in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United StatesB.1
DeathApril 1981Death: Louie Elmer Brandt died in April 1981 at age 67 in Roberts, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.1,2
Census2 April 1930Census: Louie Elmer Brandt appeared in the census on 2 April 1930 in Drummer Township, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.3
Residence (F)24 August 1956He and Marguerite Taylor resided in Tremont, Tazewell, Illinois, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956.1
Residence (F)27 January 1960He and Marguerite Taylor resided in Tremont, Tazewell, Illinois, United StatesB, on 27 January 1960.1
WitnessMemo: (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 1960.1

Citations

  1. [S760] Information from Carolyn Ann Simburger Whatley
  2. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  3. [S917] 1930 Census; IL, Ford Co

Albert William Brandt

M, #14320, b. 12 November 1915, d. 25 January 1996
Last Edited17 April 2023
Relationship(s)2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld
World War II list

Parents

Father*Henry Martin Brandt, Jr (b. 20 January 1883, d. 27 January 1960)
Mother*Anna Margaret Huisman (b. 6 May 1891, d. 24 August 1956)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Gertrude B Blanck (b. 10 November 1910, d. 11 April 2001)

Biography

Birth12 November 1915Birth: Albert William Brandt was born on 12 November 1915 at ruralB in Gibson City, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Marriage14 February 1940Marriage: Albert William Brandt and Gertrude B Blanck were married on 14 February 1940 in Rensselaer, Jasper, Indiana, United StatesB.1
Death25 January 1996Death: Albert William Brandt died on 25 January 1996 at age 80 at Gibson Community HospitalB in Gibson City, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.2,1
Burial28 January 1996Burial: Albert William Brandt was buried on 28 January 1996 at Woodland CemeteryB in Buckley, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Census2 April 1930Census: Albert William Brandt appeared in the census on 2 April 1930 in Drummer Township, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.3
Militaryfrom 1943 to 1945Military: Albert William Brandt served in the US Navy during World War II from 1943 to 1945.1
Note (fam)He and Gertrude B Blanck. had no children4
Residence (F)24 August 1956He and Gertrude B Blanck resided in Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956.1
Residence (F)27 January 1960He and Gertrude B Blanck resided in Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 27 January 1960.1
WitnessMemo: (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 1960.1
Residence16 March 1991Residence: Albert William Brandt lived in Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 16 March 1991.1
Obituaryafter 28 January 1996Obituary: The obituary for Albert was recorded after 28 January 1996. 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.1

Citations

  1. [S760] Information from Carolyn Ann Simburger Whatley
  2. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  3. [S917] 1930 Census; IL, Ford Co
  4. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer

Mildred Elizabeth Brandt

F, #14321, b. 30 August 1919, d. 22 November 2009
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Henry Martin Brandt, Jr (b. 20 January 1883, d. 27 January 1960)
Mother*Anna Margaret Huisman (b. 6 May 1891, d. 24 August 1956)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Leslie Warren Jamison (b. 18 August 1916, d. 27 June 2010)

Son*Thomas Harold (Tom) Jamison (b. 26 August 1941, d. 20 July 1990)

Biography

Birth30 August 1919Birth: Mildred Elizabeth Brandt was born on 30 August 1919 in Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.1,2
Marriage10 May 1936Marriage: Leslie Warren Jamison and Mildred Elizabeth Brandt were married on 10 May 1936 in Elliott, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Death22 November 2009Death: Mildred Elizabeth Brandt died on 22 November 2009 at age 90 in Elliott, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.3
Census2 April 1930Census: Mildred Elizabeth Brandt appeared in the census on 2 April 1930 in Drummer Township, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.4
Name10 May 1936As of 10 May 1936, Mildred Elizabeth Brandt was also known as Mildred Elizabeth Jamison.1
Residence (F)24 August 1956She and Leslie Warren Jamison resided in Elliott, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956.1
Residence (F)27 January 1960She and Leslie Warren Jamison resided in Elliott, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 27 January 1960.1
WitnessMemo: (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 1960.1
Residence (F)20 July 1990She and Leslie Warren Jamison resided in Elliott, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 20 July 1990.1
Residence16 March 1991Residence: Mildred Elizabeth Brandt lived in Elliott, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 16 March 1991.1
Residence25 January 1996Residence: Mildred Elizabeth Brandt lived in Elliott, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 25 January 1996.1
Residence5 October 2001Residence: Mildred Elizabeth Brandt lived in Elliott, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 5 October 2001.1
Obituary1 December 2010Obituary: The obituary for Mildred was recorded in Elliott, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 1 December 2010. 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.2

Citations

  1. [S760] Information from Carolyn Ann Simburger Whatley
  2. [S1730] Information from www.ancestry.com Obituaries Software (), Obituary of Mildred Jamison, 01 Dec 2009, The Gazete News.
  3. [S1730] Information from www.ancestry.com Obituaries Software (), Obituary of Leslie Warren Jamison, 29 Jun 2010, The Gazete News.
  4. [S917] 1930 Census; IL, Ford Co

Norma Jean Brandt

F, #14322, b. 16 March 1929, d. 18 March 1989
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Henry Martin Brandt, Jr (b. 20 January 1883, d. 27 January 1960)
Mother*Anna Margaret Huisman (b. 6 May 1891, d. 24 August 1956)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Jean E Lehman (b. 20 June 1920, d. 7 September 1988)

Biography

Birth16 March 1929Birth: Norma Jean Brandt was born on 16 March 1929 in Gibson City, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Marriageafter 27 January 1960Marriage: Jean E Lehman and Norma Jean Brandt were married after 27 January 1960.1
Death18 March 1989Death: Norma Jean Brandt died on 18 March 1989 at age 60 in Lakeland, Polk, Florida, United StatesB.1
Census2 April 1930Census: Norma Jean Brandt appeared in the census on 2 April 1930 in Drummer Township, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.2
Residence24 August 1956Residence: Norma Jean Brandt lived in Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 24 August 1956.1
Residence27 January 1960Residence: Norma Jean Brandt lived in Anchor, McLean, Illinois, United StatesB, on 27 January 1960.1
Nameafter 27 January 1960As of after 27 January 1960, Norma Jean Brandt was also known as Norbert Arthur Lehman.1
Note (fam)Jean E Lehman and she. had no children3,1
WitnessMemo: (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 1960.1
Note (fam)1985Jean E Lehman and she in 1985. moved from Urbana, IL to Lakeland, FL1
Note (fam)Jean E Lehman and she in Lake Wales, Polk, Florida, United StatesB. were cremated1

Citations

  1. [S760] Information from Carolyn Ann Simburger Whatley
  2. [S917] 1930 Census; IL, Ford Co
  3. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer

Edward Russell Towner, Sr

M, #14323, b. 9 December 1901, d. July 1981
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Partner of Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman (1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer)

Parents

Father*August C Towner (b. 1867)
Mother*Margarette (Maggie) Hipsher (b. 1869)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family 1: Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman (b. 1 November 1898, d. 26 February 1994)

Son*Edward Russell Towner, Jr+ (b. 8 March 1924, d. 4 June 2002)

Family 2: Alice

Biography

Birth9 December 1901Birth: Edward Russell Towner, Sr, was born on 9 December 1901.1,2
Marriage19 June 1922Marriage: Edward Russell Towner, Sr, and Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman were married on 19 June 1922.3,1
Divorce1945Divorce: Edward Russell Towner, Sr, and Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman were divorced in 1945 in Illinois, United StatesB.1
MarriageMarriage: Edward Russell Towner, Sr, and Alice were married.1
DeathJuly 1981Death: Edward Russell Towner, Sr, died in July 1981 at age 79 in Hialeah, Dade, Florida, United StatesB.2
Census1910Census: Edward Russell Towner, Sr, appeared in the census in 1910 in Sullivant Township, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Census1920Census: Edward Russell Towner, Sr, appeared in the census in 1920 in Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Residence (F)20 January 1923He and Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman resided in Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 20 January 1923.1
Residence (F)16 February 1933He and Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman resided in Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB, on 16 February 1933.1
Residence (F)from 1934 to 1963He and Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman resided in Litchfield, Montgomery, Illinois, United StatesB, from 1934 to 1963.1
Residence (F)from 1963 to 1990He and Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman resided in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United StatesB, from 1963 to 1990.1

Citations

  1. [S760] Information from Carolyn Ann Simburger Whatley
  2. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  3. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer

Edward Russell Towner, Jr

M, #14324, b. 8 March 1924, d. 4 June 2002
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)2nd cousin of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Edward Russell Towner, Sr (b. 9 December 1901, d. July 1981)
Mother*Gretka (Grace) Elizabeth Huisman (b. 1 November 1898, d. 26 February 1994)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family 1:

Daughter*Susan Elizabeth Towner (b. 23 October 1957, d. 24 March 2003)

Family 2: Lillian E Halley (b. 4 April 1920, d. 6 May 1993)

Biography

Birth8 March 1924Birth: Edward Russell Towner, Jr, was born on 8 March 1924 in Sibley, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Marriage1969Marriage: Edward Russell Towner, Jr, and Lillian E Halley were married in 1969 in Illinois, United StatesB.1
Death4 June 2002Death: Edward Russell Towner, Jr, died on 4 June 2002 at age 78 in Olney, Richland, Illinois, United StatesB.2
Residence26 February 1994Residence: Edward Russell Towner, Jr, lived in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United StatesB, on 26 February 1994.1

Citations

  1. [S760] Information from Carolyn Ann Simburger Whatley
  2. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Social Security Death Index about Edward R. TownerName: Edward R. TownerSSN: 346-14-7732Last Residence: 62450 Olney, Richland, Illinois, United States of AmericaBorn: 8 Mar 1924Died: 4 Jun 2002State (Year) SSN issued: Illinois (Before 1951)

Thomas Ross

M, #14325, b. 20 May 1892, d. 28 August 1969
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Partner of Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman (1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman (b. 19 September 1895, d. 28 September 1991)

Biography

Birth20 May 1892Birth: Thomas Ross was born on 20 May 1892.1
Marriage12 November 1919Marriage: Thomas Ross and Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman were married on 12 November 1919 in Clarion, Bureau, Illinois, United StatesB.2,3
Death28 August 1969Death: Thomas Ross died on 28 August 1969 at age 77 in Grundy Center, Grundy, Iowa, United StatesB.1,2,3
BurialBurial: Thomas Ross was buried at Rose Hill CemeteryB in Grundy Center, Grundy, Iowa, United StatesB.3
Memo (fam)Helene and Tom farmed near Fergus Falls, MN, and later moved to Kenosha, WI, Alexandria, Hampton, and then came to Grundy Center in 19652,3
Residence (F)20 January 1923Thomas Ross and Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman resided in Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United StatesB, on 20 January 1923.3
Residence (F)16 February 1933He and Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman resided in Fergus Falls, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United StatesB, on 16 February 1933.3
Note (fam)He and Lena (Helene) Amelia Huisman. had no children2

Citations

  1. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  2. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  3. [S760] Information from Carolyn Ann Simburger Whatley