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Ken Beuning (#48152580)
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Bio Photo I grew up in Freeport, Stearns, Minnesota and attended Sacred Heart school and church.
I have been doing genealogy on and off for over 25 years now.
Beuning in German church records was Bäuning and also Bohning. Two of my great grandfather's brothers changed their names to Benning.
Herman Benning of Cincinnati and Henry Benning of Liverpool, England.
Beuning and Bäuning are both pronounced "Boy-ning".

Other families I research are Bergheh, Pieper, Klein, Michael, Wahls, Berscheid/Berscheit, Pluth, Ostendorf, Woeste, Deters, Schmiesing, Marbach, Peschel, Beste, Dünnebacke, Westbreck/Westbrock, Boecker, and Stoerman.

If there is a record I have entered and you have a stronger relation to that person than me I will transfer to you. Just ask. If I enter someone that is not related to me I will always transfer upon request.
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Rich Olson
Bernard Henry Wender 115808579
I am so sorry to muck up things so badly.

The list of children are the children of Bernard Wenker and Julia (Juliana) Hoeschen Wender, NOT of Wilhelm Wenker. Ben's children were Clara, Bill, Della, Marie, Al, Maurice (Max), and Joseph.

It was Ben's sons Al and Bill who ran the farm.

Caroline, Sister Benita, and Sister Macrina were some of Wilhelm's children.

It's a huge family, and I get confused easily. I promise to do better in the future.
Added by Rich Olson on May 30, 2015 12:36 PM
Rich Olson
Wilhelm Wenker 114298562
My list of Wilhelm's children in my last message is incomplete, and I will have to verify all. Missing are (at least) Caroline (my grandmother), Sister Benita Wenker OSB, and Sister Macrina Wenker OSB. I will continue to look for more records on all of them.
Added by Rich Olson on May 30, 2015 12:26 PM
Rich Olson
Wilhelm Wenker 114298562
Thanks for adding this record. I am the great-grandson of Wilhelm Wenker (through Caroline Wenker Euteneuer and Evelyn Euteneuer Olson). My mother advises that everyone called him "William," although he died before she was born.

I believe that the "Guilillunes" name is a misspelling or misreading of the Latin "Gulielmus." Priests sometimes used Latin versions of names on baptismal or other records. I have seen a census of Sacred Heart in Arban (1890?), which lists my mother's other grandfather Wilhelm Euteneuer using the Latin version of the name. (I wish I had a copy of "The Arban Way" by Robert J. Voigt, but I can't fine one.)

I would like to correct the name to just Wilhelm. I do not know where the "W" initial came from, and I am not sure it is correct.

The Wenker farm was a century farm east of Freeport. After Wilhelm, it was farmed by his sones Al and Bill until they retired. Wilhelm's children (no particular order) were Clara, Bill, Della, Marie, Al, Maurice ("Max"), and Joseph. There is a photograph of Max at Charlie's Cafe in Keillor's book In Search of Lake Wobegon.

Added by Rich Olson on May 30, 2015 12:14 PM
Quincy Stroeing
Rohling 115691772

Ken....You might want to check the paternal link of Henry John Rohling (115691772). The link indicates that he was born before his father was born.
Added by Quincy Stroeing on Feb 01, 2015 2:53 PM
R Sherepa
Re:Mary Albers Wahls Micklish
Thank you for transferring Mary to me. She is my great great grandmother through her daughter Elizabeth U Wahls Botz. I am not directly related to the Micklish branch, but will keep in mind your offer of transfer if I see that you have any other memorials following through the Henry Wahls line, particularly that of his daughter Elizabeth.
Thank you again.
Added by R Sherepa on Aug 26, 2014 11:55 AM
C Melton
Gotthard Harren
Thank you so much for the information on Gotthard. I have posted it.
Added by C Melton on Aug 20, 2014 8:05 AM
Katharina Bueckers Klasen
Thank you for sending me additional info. I have updated her profile.
Added by Tina on Apr 10, 2014 5:22 PM
R Sherepa
Re:Mary Albers Micklish
Mary is my 2x grandmother by one of the daughters of her first marriage to Henry Wahls. I have linked him to her. Would you transfer management to me if your relationship is more distant? Her # is 114161041. I am also interested in knowing our relationship if there is one. You may respond through my public message or my email posted on my page. Thank you.
Added by R Sherepa on Apr 08, 2014 6:04 PM
Ann Birr Denk
Van Heels at Sacred Heart, Freeport
Hi Ken, I have started the task to unravel the Van Heel/Verkennis families. Do you have anything further on them? I know there are 2 distinct families with Frank Van Heel married to Mary Verkennis and Henry Van Heel married to Anna Verkennis. I have seen some references to a Peter Van Heel married to Catherine Notch in the area as well. Didn't know if the memorials you created are related or part of the overall photo process for Sacred Heart. If you have no relationship, I would be willing to take the Van Heel names to cross reference with the 28 assorted Van Heels I am looking to link!! Some are related to me through marriage, others are just siblings to them. Thanks, Ann 48201675
Added by Ann Birr Denk on Jan 27, 2014 12:32 PM
Ferdinand Bäuning
RE: Bäuning in Germany
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Added by Ferdinand Bäuning on Dec 09, 2013 1:58 PM
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