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I am the son of Harry Lester Penke (1909-1977) and Elizabeth Hildegard Schmuhl (b. 1917 -) Grandson of Ferd and Jesse Penke.
Many ancestors on my grandmother's line (LUKER & NASH) are buried in Nepeuskun Cemetery, Winnebago Co. I was born in 1939 in Ripon.
On my mother's side are also Parker's who came from Cortland County, NY Abel Parker and Hannah Rose Parker were my gg grandparents. They lived at Fish Lake for many years. Their son Byron Parker was my Grandfather. He married Augusta Kort and they eventually moved to Ripon. They had two daughters, one of which was my grandmother -Vivian Parker. Vivian married Bill Schmuhl and they had a daughter named Elizabeth Hildegard Schmuhl as mentioned above. Elizabeth was my mother.
And also Schmuhl - who came to Fairwater, Wisconsin in 1893 - Carl Joachim David Schmuhl and Magdelene Marie Brandenburg Schmuhl being my ggg grandparents.
Other names include Elvers and Bliske and many more.