Susan D. Krome1

F, #6241, b. February, 1860
Father*Carl Wilhelm "William" Krome1 b. March 3, 1813, d. December 5, 1876
Mother*Anna Elisabeth Clara Wesseller1 b. May 4, 1821, d. November 15, 1885
     Susan D. Krome, daughter of Carl Wilhelm "William" Krome and Anna Elisabeth Clara Wesseller, was born in February, 1860 in Madison County, Illinois.1
Susan was enumerated with her parent Carl Wilhelm "William" Krome on the 1860 U. S. Census for Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a four-month-old white female born in Illinois.2,3

Citations

  1. [S1134] Madison County, Illinois 1860 Census, page 353, census page 585, lines 2 - 20, family 585.
  2. [S1257] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Carl W. Krome household.
  3. [S1134] Madison County, Illinois 1860 Census, page 353, census page 523, lines 2 - 20, family 585.

Carl Wahrenburg1

M, #6242, b. 1852
Father*Conrad "Carl" Wahrenburg1 b. March 20, 1809, d. August 3, 1882
Mother*Sophie Thurnahn1 b. 1809, d. February 6, 1865
     Carl Wahrenburg, son of Conrad "Carl" Wahrenburg and Sophie Thurnahn, was born in 1852 in Louisiana.1
He was enumerated with his parent Conrad "Carl" Wahrenburg under the name of "Carl Wardenberg" on the 1860 U. S. Census for Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as an eight-year-old white male born in Louisiana.1

Citations

  1. [S1134] Madison County, Illinois 1860 Census, page 353, census page 523, lines 36 - 40, family 588.

Joanna Hartbeik1

F, #6243, b. 1848
Father*Johann Gerhard Hartbeik1 b. 1845, d. before 1861
Mother*Anna Margarethe Elizabeth "Eliza" Peters1 b. February 17, 1819, d. November 2, 1865
Step-fatherHans "Henry" Meier b. November 30, 1824, d. July 12, 1905
     Joanna Hartbeik, daughter of Johann Gerhard Hartbeik and Anna Margarethe Elizabeth "Eliza" Peters, was born in 1848 in Madison County, Illinois.1 Joanna Hartbeik was also known as Meier.
Joanna was enumerated with her step-parent, Hans "Henry" Meier under the name of "Joanna Meyer" on the 1860 Census of England for Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 12-year-old white female born in Illinois and had attended school during the year.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1860Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisHans "Henry" Meier1

Citations

  1. [S1134] Madison County, Illinois 1860 Census, page 355, census page 526, lines 6 - 14, family 607.

Charles Figge1

M, #6244, b. 1863
     Charles Figge was born in 1863.1
Charles married Anna Bohm on April 16, 1899 at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Troy, Madison County, Illinois. witnesses were Will. Rauch, L. Taake, Heinr Bohm and Aug. Figge.1

Family

Anna Bohm b. 1864

Citations

  1. [S1135] St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Troy, Illinois. Birth, Marriage and Baptism Records, page 462.

Meta Flath1

F, #6245, b. 1903
     Meta Flath was born in 1903 in Troy, Madison County, Illinois.1
Meta married Johann Heinrich Edward Meier, son of Edward Meier and Anna Langreder, on September 22, 1923 at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Troy, Madison County, Illinois. witnesses were Arthur Flath, Clara Lange and Walter Brunworth.1

Family

Johann Heinrich Edward Meier b. September 7, 1899

Citations

  1. [S1135] St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Troy, Illinois. Birth, Marriage and Baptism Records, page 478.

Caroline Bröking1

F, #6246, b. March 29, 1868
Father*Heinrich Bröking1 b. March 9, 1817, d. February 2, 1882
Mother*Sophia Wickman1 b. August, 1824, d. April 25, 1889
     Caroline Bröking, daughter of Heinrich Bröking and Sophia Wickman, was born on March 29, 1868 in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1 Caroline Bröking was confirmed on April 10, 1881 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Confirmations, page 30.

Emma Louise Katharina Gerling1,2

F, #6247, b. October 4, 1867
Father*Charles "Carl" Gerling1 b. August 25, 1830, d. October 16, 1906
Mother*Augusta Louise Pauline Fangenroth1 b. September 23, 1836, d. June 26, 1908
     Emma Louise Katharina Gerling, daughter of Charles "Carl" Gerling and Augusta Louise Pauline Fangenroth, was born on October 4, 1867 in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1 She was baptized on October 13, 1867 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois, sponsors were Wilhelmina Schöttle and Elisabetha Taake.2 Emma Louise Katharina Gerling was confirmed on April 10, 1881 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Illinois.1
Emma (her first marriage) marrried Johann Schwahn (his first marriage) , son of Heinrich Schwahn and A. Stemmer, on October 26, 1890 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Illinois.3
Emma (her second marriage) married (?) Schoemnetzler after 1908.4,5
Emma Louise Katharina Gerling lived in 1932 New Douglas, Madison County, Illinois.6

Family 1

Johann Schwahn b. 1861

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Confirmations, page 30.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 58.
  3. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 27.
  4. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 84.
  5. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Death of Mrs. Gerling", June 29, 1908.
  6. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Funeral of Herman Gerling Sunday", April 29, 1932.

Sophie Blaass1

F, #6248, b. 1844
Father*Christian Blaass1 b. 1811, d. circa January, 1888
Mother*Maria "Elise" Hartman1 b. 1816, d. before January, 1888
     Sophie Blaass, daughter of Christian Blaass and Maria "Elise" Hartman, was born in 1844.1,2
Sophie married Friedrich Wahrenburg, son of Conrad "Carl" Wahrenburg and Sophie Thurnahn, on March 21, 1862 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1

Family

Friedrich Wahrenburg b. September, 1839
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 9.
  2. [S1139] Christian Blass Probate File.
  3. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 37.
  4. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 46.
  5. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 56.

Christian Blaass1

M, #6249, b. 1811, d. circa January, 1888
     Christian Blaass was also known as Blaahs.2 Christian Blaass was also known as Blas. Christian Blaass was also known as Blass.3 He was normally known as Gustav.3 Christian Blaass was born in 1811 in Hannover, Region Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.3
Christian married Maria "Elise" Hartman circa 1843.1 Christian Blaass declared his intention to become a citizen of the United States listed in book 5, page 79 in 1856 at Circuit Clerk, Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois.4 He was naturalized in October, 1860 at the Circuit Clerk in Illinois. Listed in book 5, page 79.4
Christian appeared on the 1865 Illinois state census in Collinsville Township, Madison County he was listed on page 109, line 11.5
Christian is a head of household, under the name of "Gustav Blass", on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. He was identified as a 59-year-old male born in Hanover, Germany and a farmer with real estate valued at $3,000.00 and personal property at $500.00.. Enumerated with him were:, his son Henry, his daughters Christine and Margaretha Sophie Wilhelmine Emma.3
Christian died circa January, 1888 in Madison County, Illinois.6
His estate was probated on January 23, 1888 at Circuit Court, Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois.6

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1865Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisChristian Blaass5
1870Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, IllinoisChristian Blaass3

Family

Maria "Elise" Hartman b. 1816, d. before January, 1888
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 9.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 9.
  3. [S1275] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Gustav Blass household.
  4. [S660] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Naturalizations and Intentions.
  5. [S1166] 1865 Census Madison County, Illinois, page 43.
  6. [S1139] Christian Blass Probate File.
  7. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 31.
  8. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 40.

Maria "Elise" Hartman1

F, #6250, b. 1816, d. before January, 1888
     Her nickname was "Elise."2 Maria "Elise" Hartman was also known as Elisabeth.3 Maria "Elise" Hartman was born in 1816 in Hannover, Region Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.4
Maria married Christian Blaass circa 1843.1
Maria was enumerated with her husband, Christian Blaass under the name of "E. Blass" on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 54-year-old white female born in Hanover, Germany, was keeping house.4
Maria died before January, 1888 in Madison County, Illinois.5

Family

Christian Blaass b. 1811, d. circa January, 1888
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 9.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 40.
  3. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 9.
  4. [S1275] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Gustav Blass household.
  5. [S1139] Christian Blass Probate File.
  6. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 31.

Sophia Dannenberg1

F, #6251
     Sophia (her first marriage) marrried (?) Fullriete (his first marriage) before 1864.1
Sophia (her second marriage) married Friedrich Wilhelm "Carl" Grönemeier , son of Heinrich Grönemeier and Caroline Wilhelmine "Fanny" Barthlings, on January 15, 1865 at Madison County, Illinois; performed by A. Wagner, recorded in book 191, certificate 657.2 Confilicting evidence stated Sophia Dannenberg and Friedrich Wilhelm "Carl" Grönemeier were married on January 15, 1864 (St. John's Lutheran Church records.)1

Family 1

(?) Fullriete d. before 1864

Family 2

Friedrich Wilhelm "Carl" Grönemeier b. September 10, 1847, d. August 6, 1861

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 9.
  2. [S788] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume II, page 28.

(?) Fullriete1

M, #6252, d. before 1864
     (?) died before 1864 in Madison County, Illinois.1
(?) (his first marriage) married Sophia Dannenberg (her first marriage) before 1864.1

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 9.

Sophie Buesking1

F, #6253, b. 1847
Father*Heinrich Wilhelm "Henry" Buesking1 b. November 28, 1826, d. February 2, 1901
Mother*Sophie Wilhelmine "Susan" Rodenberg1 b. April 5, 1826, d. November 2, 1880

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 12.

Carl Friedrich Buhrmester1

M, #6254, b. 1839
Father*Carl Heinrich Buhrmester1
Mother*Ilsebein Behren1

Family

Sophie Buesking b. 1847

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 12.

Carl Heinrich Buhrmester1

M, #6255

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 12.

Ilsebein Behren1

F, #6256

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 12.

Heinrich Dietrich Christian "Henry" Hartmann1

M, #6257, b. November, 1845
Father*Dietrich Hartmann1
Mother*Sophia Bolte1
     His nickname was "Henry." Heinrich Dietrich Christian "Henry" Hartmann, son of Dietrich Hartmann and Sophia Bolte, was born in November, 1845 in Germany.1,2
Heinrich Dietrich Christian "Henry" Hartmann immigrated in October, 1860 to New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana.2 He was naturalized on October 31, 1868 at the Circuit Clerk in Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois. Recorded in book 4, page 349, renounced allegiance to the King of Prussia.2
Heinrich married Christine Wilhelmine Dorothea Elisabeth Wesemann, daughter of Carl Dietrich Wesemann and Elisabetha "Mena" Halsfelds, on October 27, 1870 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1,3

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 15.
  2. [S2139] Various individuals, Naturarization and Intentions.
  3. [S789] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume III, Page 18.

Dietrich Hartmann1

M, #6258
     Dietrich married Sophia Bolte.1

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 15.

Sophia Bolte1

F, #6259
     Sophia married Dietrich Hartmann.1

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 15.

Carl Friedrich Sepmeyer1

M, #6260, b. September 9, 1850, d. 1922
Father*Johann Heinrich Sepmeyer1 b. circa 1825
Mother*Anna Fischer1 b. circa 1828
     He was normally known as Friedrich.2 Carl Friedrich Sepmeyer, son of Johann Heinrich Sepmeyer and Anna Fischer, was born on September 9, 1850 in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1 Conflicting evidence placed his birth during September 1850 in Germany (1900 census) or in 1851 in Westfalen, Germany (1920 census.)3,4
Carl Friedrich Sepmeyer immigrated in 1851 to Madison County, Illinois.3
Carl married Amalia Louise "Louisa" Strathman, daughter of Wilhelm Strathman and Louise Berghorn, on November 28, 1872 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois. in a ceremony performed by F. Storm. Recorded in book 7, page 11, certificate 18 of Madison County, Illinois.1,5
He was the forman of a grand jury which returned a true bill on October 28, 1891 against Patrick Boyle for the murder of John Muench. On Wednesday, August 12, 1892, near Nameoki, Boyle and Muench were tramping. They went to Charles Forcade's saloon, where Muench treated Boyle. They remained around Nameoki until the afternoon when they started north on the railroad tracks. After proceeding some distance Muench stepped off the track. Boyle drew a pistol and shot Muench in the back taking 95 cents, and a bundle containing several shirts. Muench made his way back to Nameoki and went to the saloon where they had been during the day. Boyle was arrested at Carlinville on a C. & A. fruit train. In the car in which he was found, the sheriff also found the bundle of clothes. Boyle was taken to the hospital where Muench was being treated and was identified as the man who had shot him. Muench also identified the bundle of clothes. Muench died the next day of a gunshot wound to the lungs. The trial was held on December 8, 1891 and Patrick was found guilty and sentenced to "death by hanging." Patrick Boyle was executed on January 23, 1892 at ten minutes after 2 o'clock in the afternoon. Architect C. H. Spilman designed the scaffold and Charles Pauly had a force of carpenters to do the frame work. An open space next to the jail was selected and enclosed with a board fence, sixteen feet high. The gallows consisted of two main posts eighteen feet high, joined on top by a cross piece, in the middle of which was fastened a ring to which the rope was attached. Around this structure was a frame work which supported a floor, eight by eight fee, nine feet from the ground. In the center of the floor was a trap, 3 feet 8 inches by 3 feet 4 inches, hinged on one side, and fasted on the other with a trigger bolt, worked by a hand lever. In the center of the trap a stool about 18 by 18 inches, six inches high was placed on which the prisoner stood. The rope was furnished by C. Wilkinson and was woven of AMerican hemp, twenty feet long and three-fourths of an inch thick with a knot and noose tied in it.6
On the afternoon of July 20, 1892 his residence in Peters burned to the ground. The household goods were nearly all saved. The loss was estimated at $2,500.00.7
Carl visited Louise Wilhelmine Auriele Sepmeyer on May 22, 1893.8
On January 21, 1896, he advertised a farm for sale in the Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper. It was described as a "well improved farm in the American Bottom, Madison Co., Ill. Fine brick dwelling, good orchard and conveniently located for all purposes."9
Carl Friedrich Sepmeyer and Mrs. Amalia Louise Sepmeyer sold property described as w d 1 A, part sec 5-3-8 for $1,300.00 at Illinois in May, 1898 to Charles T. Mack and his wife.10
Carl is a head of household, under the name of "Charles W. Sepmeyer", on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was identified as a 49-year-old married male born in Germany. He was a farmer who owned a farm free of mortgage and listed in Farm Schedule 17 and could read and write. Enumerated with him were: his wife Amalia Louise, his sons Frederick W., William C., Theodore, Henry G. and Carl F., his daughters Julia, Clara, Martha Amalie and Laura.3
Carl is a head of household, under the name of "Charles F. Sepmeyer", on the 1910 U. S. Census of Illinois. He was identified as a married 71-year-old male born in Germany. He was a farmer with a farm on Bluff Road in Pleasant Ridge, Illinois. Enumerated with him were: his wife Amalia Louise, his sons Frederick W., Theodore, Henry G., Carl F. and William C., his daughters Julia, Clara, Martha Amalie and Laura.11
Carl is a head of household, under the name of "Fred C. Sepmeyer", on the 1920 U. S. Census of Illinois. He was identified as a married 69-year-old white male born in Westphalen, Germany. He could read and write. He owned a farm on Bluff Road in Pleasant Ridge free of mortgage. Enumerated with him were: his wife Amalia Louise, his sons William C., Theodore and Carl F., his daughters Julia, Martha Amalie and Laura.4
Carl died in 1922.12

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisCarl Friedrich Sepmeyer3
1910Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, IllinoisCarl Friedrich Sepmeyer11
1920IllinoisCarl Friedrich Sepmeyer4

Family

Amalia Louise "Louisa" Strathman b. January 10, 1854, d. July 1, 1935
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 17.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 54.
  3. [S1297] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Charles Sepmeyer household.
  4. [S1251] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Fred C. Sepmeyer household.
  5. [S789] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume III, Page 42.
  6. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Suffered Death! - Patrick Boyle for the Murder of John Muench", January 23 1892.
  7. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Residence Burned", July 20, 1892.
  8. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper , May 24, 1893.
  9. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Advertisement, Farm For Sale", January 21, 1896.
  10. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper , May 10, 1898.
  11. [S1323] 1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Charles F. Sepmeyer household.
  12. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Peter Station Woman Dies", July 2, 1935.
  13. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 28.
  14. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 79.
  15. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 85.
  16. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 55.
  17. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 97.
  18. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 110.
  19. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 117.
  20. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 122.
  21. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 127.
  22. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 134.
  23. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 141.

Johann Heinrich Sepmeyer1

M, #6261, b. circa 1825
     Johann Heinrich Sepmeyer was born circa 1825 in Westfalen, Germany.2
Johann married Anna Fischer.1

Family

Anna Fischer b. circa 1828
Child

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 17.
  2. [S1251] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Fred C. Sepmeyer household.

Anna Fischer1

F, #6262, b. circa 1828
     Anna Fischer was born circa 1828 in Westfalen, Germany.2
Anna married Johann Heinrich Sepmeyer.1

Family

Johann Heinrich Sepmeyer b. circa 1825
Child

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 17.
  2. [S1251] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Fred C. Sepmeyer household.

Sophie Maria Graeper1

F, #6263, b. 1854
Father*Carl Graeper1
Mother*Sophie Büsking1 b. circa 1830
     Sophie Maria Graeper was also known as Gräber.2 Sophie Maria Graeper, daughter of Carl Graeper and Sophie Büsking, was born in 1854.1
Sophie married Friedrich Wilhelm Strathman, son of Wilhelm Strathman and Louise Berghorn, on September 17, 1874 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois. in a ceremony performed by F. Storm. Recorded in book 7, page 23, certificate 518 of Madison County, Illinois.1,3

Family

Friedrich Wilhelm Strathman b. 1850
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 19.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 77.
  3. [S789] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume III, Page 45.
  4. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 83.
  5. [S1167] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois Birth and Death Record Index Volume One, page 34.

Carl Graeper1

M, #6264
     Carl married Sophie Büsking circa 1850.1

Family

Sophie Büsking b. circa 1830
Child

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 19.

Sophie Büsking1

F, #6265, b. circa 1830
     Sophie Büsking was born circa 1830.1
Sophie married Carl Graeper circa 1850.1

Family

Carl Graeper
Child

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 19.

Robert T. Boone1

M, #6266
Father*Joseph Boone1
Mother*Kizie Wray1

Citations

  1. [S1910] Internet Site: Boone Family Web Site).

Maria Katharina Mathilde Margaretha Wesemann1,2

F, #6267, b. March 26, 1863, d. February 16, 1897
Father*Heinrich Dietrich Conrad "Henry" Wesemann b. April 10, 1837, d. April 26, 1879
Mother*Catherine Wansing b. November 15, 1838, d. August 13, 1917
     Maria Katharina Mathilde Margaretha Wesemann, daughter of Heinrich Dietrich Conrad "Henry" Wesemann and Catherine Wansing, was born on March 26, 1863 in Madison County, Illinois.1,3 Conflicting evidence placed her birth on March 24, 1863 (St. John's Lutheran Church Baptismal Register.)2 She was baptized on April 5, 1863 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois, sponsors were Katharina Wanzing, Margarethe Wesemann, Mathilde Wesemann and Maria Hartmann.2
Maria married William Buesking, son of Heinrich Wilhelm "Henry" Buesking and Sophie Wilhelmine "Susan" Rodenberg, on May 29, 1881 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Illinois.1
Maria died on February 16, 1897 in Illinois at age 33.3 She was buried on February 18, 1897 in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.3

Family

William Buesking b. August, 1855
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 22.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 38.
  3. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 62.
  4. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 49.
  5. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 51.
  6. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 108.
  7. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 114.
  8. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 120.
  9. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 124.
  10. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 128.
  11. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 61.
  12. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 68.

Bernhard August Frese1,2

M, #6268, b. November 21, 1859
Father*Johann Heinrich Frese Sr.1 b. January 25, 1817, d. June 29, 1871
Mother*Margarethe Bertels1 b. 1823, d. November 6, 1892
     Bernhard August Frese was also known as Fresen.3 He was normally known as August. Bernhard August Frese, son of Johann Heinrich Frese Sr. and Margarethe Bertels, was born on November 21, 1859 in Madison County, Illinois.1,2 He was baptized on December 15, 1859 at Illinois sponsors were J. B. Meier, H. B. Alberts and Anna Barthels.2
He was enumerated with his parent Johann Heinrich Frese Sr. under the name of "August Frese" on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a ten-year-old white male born in Missouri and attending school.4
Bernhard married Julia Spönemann, daughter of Christian Spönemann and Louise Pohs, on November 24, 1881 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois. the ceremony was performed by Pastor W. Dorn. recorded in book 8, page 129, certificate 1031.1,5
Bernhard is a head of household, under the name of "August Fresen", on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was identified as a married 40-year-old male born in Illinois. Both of his parents were born in Germany. He had been married 18 years and was a farmer. Enumerated with him were: his wife Julia, his sons Christian Bernhard Friedrich, Heinrich Johann Emil and Garrett, his daughter Karoline Louise.6

Family

Julia Spönemann b. February, 1860, d. before March, 1953
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 22.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 26.
  3. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 48.
  4. [S1191] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), John Frese household.
  5. [S790] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume IV, Page 18.
  6. [S1284] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), August Fresen household.
  7. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 106.
  8. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 119.

Johann Heinrich Frese Sr.1,2

M, #6269, b. January 25, 1817, d. June 29, 1871
Father*(?) Frese
     Johann Heinrich Frese Sr. was also known as Fresen. Johann Heinrich Frese Sr. was also known as Johann Bernhard.3 Johann Heinrich Frese Sr. was also known as Johann Berend.4 Johann Heinrich Frese Sr., son of (?) Frese, was born on January 25, 1817 in Hannover, Region Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.4,5 Conflicting evidence placed his birth in 1813 (probate file.)4
Johann married Margarethe Bertels circa 1851.1 Johann Heinrich Frese Sr. declared his intention to become a citizen of the United States listed in book 4, page 37 in 1856 at Circuit Clerk, Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois.6 He was naturalized in May, 1859 at the Circuit Clerk in Illinois. Listed in book 4, page 37.6
Johann is a head of household, under the name of "John", on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. He was identified as a 53-year-old white male born in Hanover and was a farmer with real estate valued at $10,000.00 and personal property at $1,000.00. Enumerated with him were:, his sons Johann Heinrich, George and Bernhard August, his daughter Maria Elisabetha.5
He left a will signed June 26, 1871 at Madison County, Illinois, in which. his son Henry received 120 acres in sections 23 and 14, township 3 north, range 8; his son George received 80 acres in section 9, township 3 north, range 8; his son August received 40 acres in section 17, township 3 north, range 8. Henry was required to pay the difference in value in cash to his brothers. All would inherite when they reached the age of 21.4
Johann died on June 29, 1871 at Township 3 North, Range 8 West in Illinois at age 54 near Collinsville.4 Conflicting evidence placed his death in 1879 (St. John's Lutheran Church Death Register.)2 He was buried in July, 1871 in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois, probate file includes a bill from Wm. Flynn, Alton Illinois for a No 1 American marble head stone 4 feet long, 2 thick and 18 inches wide with the inscription
     Hier secht
     Johann Berend Frese
     Geb 25 Jan 1817
     Gest 29 June 1871
     Du, Herr, hilfst mir, dass ich sicher whone.4               
His estate was probated on July 7, 1871 at Circuit Court, Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois.4 On September 27, 1871 at Illinois an estate sale was held . It was attested to by F. D. C. Witte, clerk and H. Wesemann, crier. Among the purchases were
C. Witte - Meat Boy rocking chair and sad bag
C. Sponemann - Spring Wagon and Stack of Hay
H. Meier - Cort Wood
F. Rasch - Wood saw horse
C. HOrstmann - 1 lot hogs, 1 stack oats
H. Peters - 1 lot hogs
H. Wansing - 1 lot hogs
F. Eickhoff - 3 lots of wheat and bugey harness
B. Albers - horse
W. Gronnemeier - 3 lots of corn, 1 harrow
C. Rombke - bed sted
H. C. Hartmann - revolver
C. W. Krome - plow
W. Reimler - trunk
W. Peter - lard and table
W. Blaahs - plates
H. Blume - bags
D. Wesemann - 2 halters.4

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1870Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, IllinoisJohann Heinrich Frese Sr.5

Family

Margarethe Bertels b. 1823, d. November 6, 1892
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 22.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 59.
  3. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 51.
  4. [S1145] John Fresen Probate Case File.
  5. [S1191] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), John Frese household.
  6. [S660] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Naturalizations and Intentions.

Margarethe Bertels1

F, #6270, b. 1823, d. November 6, 1892
     Margarethe Bertels was also known as Barthels.2 Margarethe Bertels was also known as Bartels.3 Margarethe Bertels was born in 1823.1,4
Margarethe married Johann Heinrich Frese Sr., son of (?) Frese, circa 1851.1
Margarethe died on November 6, 1892 in Madison County, Illinois, of a heart attack.4 She was buried on November 7, 1892 in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.4

Family

Johann Heinrich Frese Sr. b. January 25, 1817, d. June 29, 1871
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 22.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 26.
  3. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 51.
  4. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 59.
  5. [S1145] John Fresen Probate Case File.