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Dorothea Adolfine Auguste "Dora" Schalk Brege
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Birth: Jul. 8, 1896
Belknap Township
Presque Isle County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1966
Belknap Township
Presque Isle County
Michigan, USA


Dorothea was the 3rd of 8 children born to Charles 'Carl' Rudolph Otto & Wilhelmine Alvina nee Stricker SCHALK.

Her siblings were
1. Herbert Johannes Albert SCHALK, died at 3 months of age.
2. Marie 'Mary' Amalie Rosalie SCHALK; married Friedrich Orske McCUTCHEON.
3. Adelheid 'Ada' Wilhelmine Josephine SCHALK; married Arnold P. BRAUN.
4. Martha Emilie Hildegard SCHALK. Only information for her is her baptism & confirmation: Martha was baptized 23 Dec 1900 by Rev. Bruno Potzger in St. Michael's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Belknap. Her godparents were Gustav Schalk, Caroline Stricker and Emilie Schalk. Martha Emilie Hildegard Schalk was confirmed 05 April 1914 by Rev. Wilhelm Schoenow in St. Michael's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Belknap. Martha's memory verse for life is Psalm 143:10.
5. Eveline Martha Therese SCHALK; married Herbert Carl Eduard BERG.
6. Gerhard 'Hardy' Carl Alfred SCHALK; married Iva Therese Ida MIELKE.
7. Rudolf 'Rudy' Paul Ferdinand SCHALK; married Adeline Wilhelmine Henriette DIETZ.

Dorothea was baptized in the St. Michael's Evangelical Lutheran Church - Belknap on July 26, 1896 by Rev. Bruno Potzger. Dorothea's godparents were Richard Noffze, Auguste Schalk and Bertha Schalk.

Dorothea Adolphine Auguste Schalk was confirmed on 09 April 1911 by Rev. Heinrich Wilhelm Essig in St. Michael's Evangelical Lutheran Church - Belknap. Her memory verse for life was Romans 8:38-39.

Dorothea married Paul August Carl BREGE 07 December 1915 in St. michael's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Belknap. Witnesses at their marriage by Rev. Wilhelm Schoenow were Christian Brege, Jr., Hermann Zinke, Ada Schalk, Augusta Schalk.

The 1920 Belknap Township federal census shows 'Dora' and Paul living with her parents, Charlie and Minnie [Stricker] Schalk.
The 1920 Michigan, Presque Isle County, Belknap Township Federal Census (ED 314; Page 2B) enumerated 08 January 1920 by Alex McClennan shows:
SCHALK, Charles, 51, head, owns with mortgage, born Germany, to America 1970, farmer, general farming, alien
SCHALK, Minnie, wife, 47, born Michigan, parents born Germany
SCHALK, Evelyn, daughter, 16, born Michigan
SCHALK, Gerhart, son, 15, born Michigan
SCHALK, Rudolph, son 12, born Michigan
BREGE, Dora, daughter, born Michigan, father born Germany, mother born Michigan
BREGE, Paul, son-in-law, 25, born Michigan, parents born Germany, no occupation

The 1930 Belknap Township, Presque isle County, Michigan Federal Census (ED 3; Page 4B] enumerated 11 April 1930 by Otto Grambau shows:
BREGE, Paul A., head, 35, married at 21, owns, no value listed, born Michigan, parents born Germany, laborer, stone quarry
BREGE, Dora A., wife, 33, married at age 19, born Michigan, parents born Michigan
BREGE, Alfred, son, 13
BREGE, Gerhard, son, 11
BREGE, Alice, daughter, 9
BREGE, Carl, son, 3 5/12
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Paul August Carl Brege (1893 - 1969)*
 
 Children:
  Alfred Carl Christian Brege (1916 - 2002)*
  Gerhardt Gustav Brege (1918 - 2007)*
  Alice Evelyn Therese Brege Schalk (1920 - 1974)*
  Carl Henry Brege (1926 - 1992)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Michael's Lutheran Cemetery
Belknap Township
Presque Isle County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: donald knopf
Record added: Apr 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88023287
Dorothea Adolfine Auguste Dora <i>Schalk</i> Brege
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