Obit: Bruss, August (1858 - 1949)
Contact:  Stan

Surnames: BRUSS PETERSON OLROGGE OHLROGGE GOOS KRUEGER HIPPE KUHR

----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co., Wis.) 07/01/1949

Bruss, August (Sep 1858 - Jun. 1949)

Word has been received here of the death of August Bruss, a former Unity, Wis. resident, in Chicago, Ill. at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Peterson.

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at Brillion, Wis. Prior to his retirement several years ago, Mr. Bruss operated a farm two miles south of Unity.

*August Bruss was married to Margaretha Ohlrogge, 19 Sep 1883.  She was the daughter of John and Elsaba (Goos) Ohlrogge of New Holstein, Wisconsin.

Family Research

Obit: Ohlrogge, John (1825 - 1899)

----Sources: Chilton Times, 11 Mar 1899

Ohlrogge, John (2 Jan 1825 - 3 Mar 1899)

On Tuesday occurred the funeral of John Ohlrogge, an old resident of this town (Chilton, Wis.). Mr. Ohlrogge was born Jan. 2, 1825, in Germany. He came to America in 1847, and three years later located here. He was married in 1852 to Miss E. Goos. He was a farmer until some ten years ago, when he moved into the village. He leaves a widow and two children, Gustave of Chilton, and Margaretha.

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Obit: Ohlrogge, Elsabe Goos (1825 - 1910)

----Sources: Chilton Times May 7, 1910

Elsaabe Goos Ohlrogge (21 Sep 1825 - 4 May 1910)

Died, at the home of her son, Gustave, in this city (Chilton, Wisconsin), on Wednesday afternoon, Elsabe Ohlrogge, aged 84 years and 8 months. The deceased was in good health until a week previous to her death when she was taken sick and failed rapidly until she passed away. She was born in Schleswig, Holstein, Germany, September 21, 1825. She came to America in 1852, locating at New Holstein where many of her country people had established homes, and where she was married, the same year, to John Ohlrogge who died 12 years ago. She came to this city 8 years ago and the past six years had made her home with her son, Gustave. The deceased was a fine old lady of the pioneer type, sturdy and honest, a good helpmate and the best of mothers.


She is survived by one son, Gustave, of this city and one daughter, Mrs. August Bruss of Thorp, Wisconsin.


The funeral will take place on this Saturday, afternoon from the house with interment in and family lot in the New Holstein cemetery.

 

Wisconsin Marriage Records

August Bruss
bride's name: Margaretha Olrogge
marriage date: 19 Sep 1883
marriage place: Manitowoc, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: August Bruss
groom's mother's name: Elisabeth Bruss
bride's father's name: John Olrogge
bride's mother's name: Elsab Olrogge

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groom's name: Augusta Jr. Bruss
bride's name: Emma Krueger
marriage date: 03 Jul 1906
marriage place: Manitowoc, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: August Bruss
groom's mother's name: Margaret Bruss
bride's father's name: Otto Krueger
bride's mother's name: Gusta Krueger

***

groom's name: Delef Frederich Kuhr
groom's birthplace: Holstein, Germany
bride's name: Dorothea Ohlrogge
marriage date: 16 Dec 1881
marriage place: Chilton, Calumet, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: Claus Kuhr
groom's mother's name: Elizabeth Kuhr
bride's father's name: John Ohlrogge
bride's mother's name: Elsahea Ohlrogge
groom's race: White
groom's marital status: Unknown
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race: White
bride's marital status: Unknown

*

groom's name: Gustav Ohlrogge
groom's birthplace: New Holstein, Wis.
bride's name: Anna Hippe
bride's birthplace: Schlesien, Germany
marriage date: 05 Nov 1889
marriage place: New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: John Ohlrogge
groom's mother's name: Elsahea Ohlrogge
bride's father's name: Carl Hippe
bride's mother's name: Elisabeth Hippe
groom's race: White
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race: White

*Gustave Ohlrogge died 7 May 1932 and is buried in New Holstein, Calumet Co., Wis.

 

1860 Federal Census, New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin. pg. 158

John Ohlrogge
age: 35 years
estimated birth year: 1825
birthplace: Lauenburg
gender: Male
page: 158
family number: 1126

Elsabe Ohlrogge
age: 35 years
estimated birth year: 1825
birthplace: Lauenburg
gender: Female

Gustav Ohlrogge
age: 6 years
estimated birth year: 1854
birthplace: Lauenburg
gender: Male

John Ohlrogge
age: 4 years
estimated birth year: 1856
birthplace: Lauenburg
gender: Male

Doris Ohlrogge
age: 2 years
estimated birth year: 1858
birthplace: Lauenburg
gender: Female

1900 Federal Census, ED 2 Brillion village, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States, page: 2, sheet letter: B, family number: 33, reference number: 66

August Bruss, white, married, male
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's birthplace: Germany
years married: 17 (1883)

Household Members
head August Bruss M 42 (Sep 1858 Wisconsin)
wife Margarett Bruss F 39 (Mar 1861 Wisconsin)
son August Bruss M 16 (Apr 1884 Wisconsin)
son John Bruss M 14 (Jan 1886 Wisconsin)
daughter Sabina Bruss F 10 (Nov 1890 Wisconsin)
brother Henry Bruss M 36 (Mar 1864 Wisconsin)

1905 Wisconsin State Census, Brillion village, Calumet, Wisconsin, family # 4, page number: 33, line # 12

August Bruss, white, married, male
place of birth: parent 1: Germany
place of birth: parent 2: Germany

Household Members
head August Bruss M 46y (1859 Wisconsin)
wife Margrett Bruss F 44y (1861 Wisconsin)
son August Bruss M 21y Wisconsin
son John Bruss M 19y Wisconsin
daughter Sabina Bruss F 14y Wisconsin
daughter Leona Bruss F 3y Wisconsin

1910 Federal Census, Boyd, Chippewa, Wisconsin, family #: 34, page # 2

August Bruss, white, married male
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's birthplace: Germany

Household Members
self August Bruss M 52y (1858 Wisconsin)
wife Margaretta Bruss F 49y (1861 Wisconsin)
son John J Bruss M 24y Wisconsin
dau Sabina Bruss F 19y Wisconsin
dau Leona Bruss F 8y Wisconsin

1920 Federal Census, Brighton, Marathon, Wisconsin

August Bruss, white, widowed male
marital status: Widowed
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's birthplace: Germany

Household Members
self August Bruss M 67y (1853 Wisconsin)
daughter Sabrina Bruss F 29y Wisconsin
daughter Leona Bruss F 18y Wisconsin

1930 Federal Census, Brighton, Marathon, Wisconsin, enumeration district number: 0007, family # 107, sheet number and letter: 6A, line # 42

August Bruss, white, widowed, male
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's birthplace: Germany

Household Members
Head Edward Peterson M 36 Illinois
Wife Sabina Peterson F 39 Wisconsin
Mother Annie Peterson F 75 Sweden
Father-in-law August Bruss M 72 (1858 Wisconsin)

1940 Federal Census, Brighton, Marathon, Wisconsin

Ed Peterson in the 1940 Census
Age 46, born abt 1894
Birthplace Illinois
Gender Male
Race White
Home in 1940 Brighton, Marathon, Wisconsin
Household Members Age
Head Ed Peterson 46
Wife Sebina Peterson 49 (1890)
Nephew Clarence Bruss 29
Father-in-law August Bruss 81 (1859 Wisconsin), widowed, white, male

Wisconsin Birth Records

Sabina Bruss
gender: Female
baptism/christening date:
baptism/christening place:
birth date: 28 Nov 1890
birthplace: Brillion, Calumet, Wisconsin
race: White
father's name: August Bruss
father's birthplace: Sheboygan
mother's name: Marguerite Ohlrobbe
mother's birthplace: Sheboygan

Florida Death Records

name: Gustav Ohlrogge
additional relatives: 0
death date: 02 May 1932
death place: Brooksville, Hernando, Florida
gender: Male
race (original): W
race (expanded): White
death age: 78y
birthplace: New Holstein, Wis.
marital status: Widowed
father's name: John Ohlrogge
father's titles & terms (original):
father's titles & terms (standardized):
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's name: Elizabeth Goss
mother's titles & terms (original):
mother's titles & terms (standardized):
mother's birthplace: Germany
occupation: Mechanic
burial place: Chilton, Wis.
burial date: 03 May 1932

 

 


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