Obit: Umlauft, Anna Zechel (1849 - 1926)

Transcriber: Stan


----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Wis.) 12/09/1926, Family Records, Judith Cowell's Family Photo Album

Umlauft, Anna (28 FEB 1849 - 2 Dec 1926)

Mrs. Anna Umlauft, who has been living with her son in his home north of Colby, Wis., died of pneumonia last Thursday, Dec. 2, 1926, after an illness of seven days. Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 6th, at the Catholic Church at Abbotsford, Wis., Rev. Eissaman officiating, and interment made in the Abbotsford Cemetery.

The deceased was born Feb. 28, 1849, thus reaching the age of 77 years, 8 months and 2 days. She was married to frank Umlauft in 1872, in Checkoslovakia, and came to the U. S. in 1880, moving directly into Marathon Co. She moved to her son's home, where he died in 1920.

The surviving children are J. H. Umlauft (Joseph Henry), Colby, Rudolph Umlauft, Dorchester, and Amelia Kadonsky of Dorchester.

The deceased was one of Marathon County's early pioneers, and, after a long, busy and useful life, when the messenger from the unseen land came to claim her, she died as she had lived, honored and trusted.


Biographical Information


       Frank Umlauft (1847 - 1915)

Abbotsford City Cemetery

Sc.* Name

Location   Blk/Row/Lot

Birth Death Notes & Military


Married Parents
cto Umlauft, Anna; #1 I/07/1-6 28 Feb 1849 2 Dec 1926 b. Austria Franz Umlauft 1872 Zechel
ctx Umlauft, Emilie I/07/1-6 6 Nov 1862 22 Oct 1943        


Umlauft, Franz (Frank); #1


21 Sep 1847

9 Oct 1915

b. Austria

Anna Zechel




Umlauft, Joseph H.


12 Jan 1874

16 Dec 1936

b. Austria



Franz & Anna (Zechel) Umlauft


Umlauft Family Farm in Curtiss, Wisconsin


Front row far left standing, Joe, Millie, Rudolph, Anna, Frank Umlauft. Back row far left sitting, Anna Block (nee Baumann), Charlie Block, Wilhem & Veronica Fiedler (nee Baumann).




----Source: Families in the Township of Holton, Holton's heritage (1875 - 1975)


A certain Indian Chief conveyed a certain territory or tract of land on May 1, 1767 to Jonathon Carver who died Jan. 3;, 1780, leaving two sons and five daughters and sole inheritance, that said heirs duly conveyed their interest to Samuel Peters, who by deed dated July 13, 1815, conveyed 536,640 acres of said land to Benjamin Connor subject to his choice of location. Benjamin Connor died Dec. 1835 leaving first party at his heir at law. Therefore, first party conveys to second party 19,000 acres of said land, the same including Section 8, Township 29 North, Range 2 East. According to certificate of selection of Stephen Schooley attached to this deed Section 8, Township 29 North Range 2 East and other land. Made pursuant to the Act of Congress approved May 20, 1862 to secure homesteads to active settlers on the Public Domain.

The United States of America to prosper Stimson May 24, 1879.

On Nov. 30, 1882, Franz Umlauft and wife purchased 80 acres of land. On Sept. 12, 1902, a son, Rudolph Umlauft and wife Anna purchased the land and 40 acres more. They had 7 children.

On March 6, 1948 Rudolph Umlauft died. February 18, 1952 a daughter Ruth and husband Melvin Juedes bought the farm from his mother, Mrs. Umlauft. Juedes have a daughter Karen and a son Floyd. At present they have 200 acres of land.


1900 Federal Census, Holton town, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States


Anna Umlauft (Female)
Age: 51
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Number of Living Children: 3
Years Married: 37
Birth Date: Feb 1849
Birthplace: Bohemia
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1863
Immigration Year: 1882
Father's Birthplace: Bohemia
Mother's Birthplace: Bohemia
Mother of how many children: 4

Household Members
Frank Umlauft Head M 53 (Sep 1847) Austria
Anna Umlauft Wife F 51 (Feb 1849) Bohemia
Joseph Umlauft Son M 26 (Jan 1874) Bohemia
Rudolph Umlauft Son M 24 (Feb 1876) Bohemia
Amelia Umlauft Daughter F 23 (Oct 1877) Bohemia

1905 Wisconsin State Census, Holton, Marathon, Wisconsin

Frank Umlauft (Male)
Age (Original): 58y
Birth Year (Estimated): Abt 1847
Birthplace: Austria
Relationship to Head of Household (Original Language): Father
Race: White 
Marital Status: Married
Parent 1 Birthplace: Austria
Parent 2 Birthplace: Austria
Page: 354

Household Members
Fred Umlauft Head M 28y Austria
Frank Umlauft Father M 58y Austria
Anna Umlauft Mother F 56y Austria
Joseph Umlauft Brother M 30y Austria
Amelia Umlauft Sister F 26y Austria


1910 Federal Census, Holton, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States


Franz Umlauft
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1910
Event Place: 
Gender: Male
Age: 61
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1849
Birthplace: Austria
Immigration Year: 1882
Father's Birthplace: Austria
Mother's Birthplace: Austria

Household Members
Franz Umlauft Head M 61 Austria
Anna Umlauft Wife F 61 Austria


1920 Federal Census, Abbotsford, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States


Anna Umlauft (Widowed)
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1920
Event Place:
Gender: Female
Age: 71
Race: White
Birth Year (Estimated): 1849
Birthplace: Bohemia
Immigration Year: 1882
Father's Birthplace: Bohemia
Mother's Birthplace: Bohemia

Household Members
Anna Umlauft Head F 71 Bohemia
Joseph Umlauft Son M 43 Bohemia



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