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mjshistory (#47447356)
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Bio Photo Retired and loving it. Enjoy old cemeteries and photographing the markers. Photography of the markers is my primary focus.

I prefer going out and photographing markers instead of dealing with fraudulent memorials with unverified information and subsequent bogus family links. Please help by refraining from creating bogus memorials and requesting links when you have little or no PRIMARY evidence of a burial.

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Memorial# 146189629
I hesitate to scan the fragile family bible. But I will be happy to share my other data with you concerning the parents of my Great Uncle William/Wilhelm:

Mentioned in the record of Wilhelm Foster and Katharine Wellstein:
Name Wilhelm Foster
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 13 Nov 1884
Event Place Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Father's Name Heinrich Foster
Mother's Name Maria Meissner
Spouse's Name Katharine Wellstein
Spouse's Father's Name Anton Wellstein
Spouse's Mother's Name Elisabeth Sprenget

I think you will agree this marriage record is for Wilhelm Fo(r)ster, Memorial# 146189629. His mother's last name is misspelled also - it is Reisner, Memorial# 16400339.

I humbly submit this for your approval.
Added by pMcP on Jan 21, 2017 10:16 AM
Barb OD
RE: Theresa McGee Dunn in St Patricks
Ok, thanks, I expect Joseph was born 1905 in July and then she died in November. Not sure why there is no death certificate on file.
Added by Barb OD on Jan 19, 2017 12:06 PM
Barb OD
RE: Theresa McGee Dunn in St Patricks
Ok, will try to get it from the library unless you have it and can send it to me.
Added by Barb OD on Jan 19, 2017 11:49 AM
Barb OD
Theresa McGee Dunn in St Patricks
Wondering where the date of death came from, I have not been able to find a death record for her with that date.

Her infant son died 17 Sept 1906, and had just been born in July 5, 1906 which is after her date of death, so that is not possible.

Either she died also in 1906 probably also from Cholera, or the birthdate for her son is one year off.

My cousins wife went to Eau Claire City to look at the death records, and they found the one for her son Joseph but none for Theresa.
Added by Barb OD on Jan 19, 2017 10:44 AM
Henriette Haeske Teske
Henriette was my 3rd great-grandmother. Would you please consider transferring her to me? Johan Teske was her second husband. I descend from Henriette and her first husband, Friedrich Wilhelm Gilgan (buried in St. Johns). My line is through their son, August Carl Gilgan, who married Harriet Lamprecht, then through their daughter Clara Gilgan Kelley. Clara's daughter Gladys was my grandmother.
Henriette was born in Lukatz, Czarnikau, Posen, Prussia. Her parents were Johan Franz Haeske and Christine Johanne Schmidt. The transfer would be much appreciated.
Added by GirlGoneGreen on Jan 18, 2017 8:34 PM
Memorial# 146189629
Thank you for accepting the edits on his birth and connecting William to his wife and daughter. I am puzzled you declined to connect his parents. I can't see how that data conflicts with yours, since you don't have him connected to any other parents.
I could scan the family bible page, showing him and his siblings, if that would help - although it is in German. I never met Great Uncle William, but remember his daughter Alta and cousins Erma and Olive very well.
Could you share your data with me?
William was my Grandma John's favorite brother. It would be nice to have him connected or to know why you can't.
Added by pMcP on Jan 13, 2017 10:40 AM
Barb OD
RE: Dunn and McGee burials
I will create the memorials for Henrietta and Anatolia since I know the details.

Thank you for your assistance.

I will try to find out about John if he belongs to the family.
Added by Barb OD on Jan 04, 2017 9:27 AM
Barb OD
RE: Dunn and McGee burials
that makes, if they are listed on the cemetery record, shall I create memorial or do you want to? If I can find an obit it would help
Added by Barb OD on Jan 04, 2017 8:22 AM
Barb OD
RE: Dunn and McGee burials
Yes, Father and Mother are James and Theresa, Arthur is son born in 1904. Her obit said mother of 5. Possible Joseph is another son, but in probate for James only 3 children are listed by 1914. And in 1910 census only 3 children are listed.

According to state records, Joseph Dunn died in Eau Claire Sep 17, 1906. He could be the missing 5th child who survived childbirth in 1905 and perhaps his mother died. Not sure if you can find an obit for him indicating his parentage.

Children known from census:

James Arthur Dunn (1898 -1969) is buried in Texas
Henrietta Ellen, secretary (1900 - 1985) died in Minnesota, have not located burial.
Anatolia, seamstress(1901 - 1990) died in Minnesota, have not located burial
Arthur died in 1908 as your memorial indicated.

Susan McGee is sister of Theresa, and was executrix of will and guardian of children after parents died. She lived with them in Eau Claire, and later moved to Rochester with Henrietta and Anatolia, none of them marrying.

I am related to Susan and Theresa McGee, they are my third cousins.
Added by Barb OD on Jan 04, 2017 1:46 AM
Barb OD
I will update their memorials tomorrow with family links and information. Will try to get death records, did you say they are available at courthouse? My cousin in lives in Eau Claire
Added by Barb OD on Jan 03, 2017 8:24 PM
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