Outagamie County, WI

Posted Queries for November 1996 thru January 1997

WERTZ posted by Nancy Westenfield on Friday, November 22, 1996
Searching for information on the following family of Nicholas WERTZ b. 1817 Luxemborg was a retail grocer in Appleton in 1870. Wife Maria ? B. 1836. Children Frank, Catherine, Mary and Anna. Anyone researching this name would like to contact.
GERRY, WOOD posted by Nancy Moreyra on Saturday, December 14, 1996
I am looking for information on some of my ancestors which resided in Appleton, Wisconsin: Effie Mae GERRY born Aug. 6, 1869 in Appleton, married James Albert WOOD in 1895, and died Jan. 1937 in Appleton. In particular, I am looking for the parents of Effie Mae GERRY and James Albert WOOD. And I am looking for any information on George GERRY, supposedly a brother of Effie Mae GERRY.
REW posted by Roberta Barth on Thursday, January 2, 1997
Looking for any information on Arthur Alexander REW , born I think in Black Creek, Wi. Aug. 29,1875
BENEDICT, DALLAS, SHEPHERD, SMITH, STOWE posted by Vern Knox on Wednesday, January 15, 1997
STOWE, Dennis- Appleton and Wife Alice? Benedict children Gaylord Carlton, carolton. Looking for the SHEPHERD/BENEDICT line and Alice"s? Siblings and descendants. One of her sisters married a Z. SMITH, and a DALLAS. Parents are David BENEDICT 1819- 6-17-1875 and Eliza (SHEPHERD) later Brookshire Aug 1825 or 1826- 4-8-1898. Family began in Waukesha Co., and Ended up in Twp of Osborn, Seymour, and Appleton.
BREEN, PHILIPS posted by John William Breen on Sunday, January 19, 1997
My father, Howard James BREEN was born in Appleton on Oct. 4, 1897, to Danial and Margaret (nee PHILIPS). I am interested in any info I can get re Daniel and Margaret and their eight other children. I do not know the birth places of the other children. Thank you.
BOOMHOWER, GREGORY posted by Steve Birkhauser on Sunday, January 19, 1997
Looking for any information on the name BOOMHOWER in Outagamie. Specifically, need information on my grandfather, Hirum BOOMHOWER, a son of Jacob and Mary GREGORY BOOMHOWER of New York. Family sources place him in Dale, Outagamie at the time of his death (probably circa 1880-1900). Looking for any reference to his burial/death. Thanks.
BREITENFELD, BREITENFELDT, WEBER, WEIHING posted by Don Breitenfeld on Thursday, January 23, 1997
I am looking for info about the family of Ludwig Carl BREITENFELD (BREITENFELDT) who resided in Center TWP in 1880. Ludwig immigrated it US approx 1867 with sons Louie, Willia & daug Anna who was born in WI. No info about wife. May have remarried. Attended Immanual Luth ch Black Creek WI. Son Louie married Marry WEIHING & moved to Green Valley WI & then to Rocky Ford, CO 1912 13. No info on William. Anna married a WEBER & moved to Portland OR ? No further info known.
HUNTER, MCMURDO, NORTON posted by Stephanie Spanbauer on Saturday, January 25, 1997
Am researching any Hortonville MCMURDO. John MCMURDO b. 1808 in Dumfries Scotland, m Elizabeth HUNTER December 2, 1835 in Pennfield, New Brunswick. In 1851 he brought his family to Hortonville, Outagamie county and bought his brother James farm. The daughter Isabel married Jacob (d Civil War) than his brother Francis. Their child Leonard Steffen married Mary NORTON (Am looking for any information on the NORTONs - I have none. They lived their lives in Hortonville.
RICE posted by M. Redding on Saturday, January 25, 1997
I would appreciate any help in locating decendents of Nelson RICE (1840-?), born in Jefferson County and later resident of Outagamie County.
CALKINS, WILLARD posted by Douglas V. Smith on Monday, January 27, 1997
Invalid E-Mail Address. This query will be deleted unless Douglas V. Smith contacts the county coordinator: Seeking dates and places of death and burial of Silas CALKINS of Deer Creek, born ca. 1801. His wife was a WILLARD but what was her first name?



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