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Donna Hass (#47198721)
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Bio Photo I have been researching my German ancestry for about 10 years. My family came to Calumet and Manitowoc counties in Wisconsin beginning in 1850. My Ortlepp ancestors came from Gotha, Thuringen; my Hass and Schildhauer ancestors came from the Eckernfoerde district of Schleswig Holstein; my Koeppen ancestors came from Dargun, Mecklenburg. I was born in Sheboygan but now I live in Rhode Island. My family tree on is HASS ORTLEPP SCHILDHAUER KOEPPEN BATTEY.
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Lori (Bub) Spears
Ortlepp Family
My husband and I found my great grandparents, great-great grandparents and great-great-great grandparents today. The only place we didn't get to was the Free German Cemetery. We're not really sure where that is. Do you know where it is?
Added by Lori (Bub) Spears on Oct 16, 2013 6:16 PM
Lori (Bub) Spears
Royal Family Ties

With Constantin Ortlepp and family being born in Gotha Germany, have you ever come accross any ties to the British Royal Family since the original name of the House of Windsor was the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha?
Added by Lori (Bub) Spears on Oct 08, 2013 10:31 PM
Lori (Bub) Spears
I had been doing some research and discovered that Gotthilf Maximilian Ortlepp is my Great Great Grandfather. Looks like that makes us 1st cousins twice removed.
Added by Lori (Bub) Spears on Oct 07, 2013 10:21 PM
RE: Lynn, Mass Mahoney's
Hi Donna,

Thank you for taking the time to photograph the Mahoney marker. We are just delighted. As for Patrick's date of birth, I based my date on the 1900 census and it seemed to agree with several other records. Of course we know that many of those early dates are inaccurate, so we just do the best we can. Thank you once again for your efforts.

Lynne Sisk
Added by Lynne on Sep 28, 2013 6:08 PM
Jackie Obarr
Stanley Plamowski
Thank you so much, you are amazing!!!!!! I now cannot wait to get back east to see him in Lynn, I need to trim around the flat stone. You really rock!
Added by Jackie Obarr on Sep 28, 2013 5:02 PM
Paulette Sampson
RE: George Owen Burgess
If there weren't omissions, it would make us omnicient:-) It takes the whole family of living to record those gone before us.
He is a distant relative so I shant be asking for a transfer.
Added by Paulette Sampson on Apr 21, 2013 10:29 AM
Paulette Sampson
George Owen Burgess
You manage him, would you please fix his dates? Thank you kindly, Paulette Sampson
Added by Paulette Sampson on Apr 16, 2013 12:52 PM
Paul Stache
RE: Hillman/Ortlepp
I am just curious, you mentioned in a note you did not find two burials you are looking for. Maybe I can help. Who are you looking for?
Added by Paul Stache on Mar 21, 2013 10:33 PM
Paul Stache
RE: Hillman/Ortlepp
Trinity Lutheran's records (original) from 1858 to about 1889 were originally in a smaller brown colored book. In about 1889 they bought a Large, real, church record book and the pastor at that time put all the records from 1858 to 1889 in the new book. And the 1889 book is the one they let people see for genealogy. The records of the E.U.B. church? Well, from around the 1930's until the time they closed the records are at Faith United Methodist Church in Brillion. Faith in Brillion used to be an E.U.B. Church and was a yoked parish with Rantoul. In the 1960's the Evangelical United Bretheran denomination merged with the Methodists. They closed half the churches and the ones left were renamed United Methodist. Older records for Rantoul E.U.B. Church are in the Methodist church in Lark, Brown County, Wisconsin. I think that book only covers the 1890's through the 1920's. But it might have records back to the 1870's. Been a long time since I've seen them. I do not know who takes care of the cemetery there.
Added by Paul Stache on Mar 03, 2013 10:14 AM
Deborah Sigrist
RE: Hass/Zolman
I think I will always be "in need of Zolman" anything.
My maternal grandmother was a Zolman (Beatrice).
I would gladly welcome anything you would like to share.
And please excuse me, but what is the name of your book?
I have Art Reierson's book and have corresponded with him. He sends the funniest emails!
There is a Mark Geisler who has many memorials on I have also corresponded with him.
Added by Deborah Sigrist on Oct 21, 2012 7:32 AM
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