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 Carl August Genske

Carl August Genske

Brandenburg, Germany
Death 19 Dec 1909 (aged 60)
Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, USA
Burial Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, USA
Plot Section87 Lot 13
Memorial ID 100014166 · View Source
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Tuesday, December 21, 1909 (3)
Carl August Genske died at the family home....Bay Street at 11:30 o'clock Sunday morning of a complication of diseases, aged 60 years. He was born in Bernstein-Neumark, province of Brandenburg, Germany, March 26, 1849, and grew to manhood there. He served in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871. He was married to Miss Ernestina Henning in 1872. In 1882 they came to America, their destination being Saginaw. Mr. Genske was a member of the West Side Arbeiter Society and was possessed of a large circle of friends. He leaves his widow, two sons and three daughters, Fred Genkse, of Saginaw; Edward Genske, of the United States Army, stationed at Fort McHenry Baltimore, Md., and now at home on furlough; Mrs. August Ballier, of Kochville; Mrs. Charles Baucknecht and Mrs. Herman Kuschinsky, both of Saginaw. One son, Charles, died at Montauk Point, N. Y. September 1, 1899, as the result of sickness contracted during his service in the United States Army in the Spanish-American War. He also leaves two brothers and one sister, Wm. G., of Saginaw; August G., in Germany, and Mrs. Charles Grossmann, Blackmar....--


Son of Christian Genske and Dorothea Bode
Born in Bernstein Neumark Province Brandenburg Germany

Brother of William B. Genske (1853Germany-1937MI), August G. Genske (Germany-Germany), Wilhelmina Genske Grossmann (1851Germany-1930MI)

Married Ernestina Henning September 21, 1873 Germany

Father of Fred Genske (1873Germany-1948MI), Charles August Genske (1877Germany-1898NY), Augusta E. Ballien (1880Germany-1966MI), Frieda L. Genske Bauknecht (1883MI-1876), Anna Genske Kuschinsky (1886MI-1969), Edward Frank Genske (1888MI-1981),

Military veteran
Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871

Cause: gland cancer

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