Bio: Firnstahl, Matilda B. (Birth - 1903)

Contact: Stan

Surnames: Schreib, Schrieb, Firnstahl, Freeman, Lichtman, Strasburg, Wenas

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 07/16/1903

Firnstahl, Matilda (Birth - 13 July 1903)

Dr. D. R. Freeman reports the following early Monday morning arrivals:

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Alb. Schrieb, in the town of Colby, a daughter.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. M. Firnstahl, in this city, twin girls. If you meet Mike just step aside, he walks high, wide and handsome and needs the whole sidewalk.

Family Notes

Wisconsin Marriage Records

Michael Firnstahl
groom's birthplace: Zanek, Austria
bride's name: Catherine Lichtman
bride's birthplace: Manitowoc Co., Wis
marriage date: 16 Apr 1891
marriage place: Colby, Clark, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: Michael Firnstahl
groom's mother's name: Catharine Wenas
bride's father's name: Martin Lichtman
bride's mother's name: Caroline Strasburg
groom's race: White
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race: White

Wisconsin Birth Records

Firnstahl (Matilda)
gender: Female
birth date: 13 Jul 1903
birthplace: City of Colby, Clark Co, Wisconsin
race: White
father's name: Michael Firnstahl
father's birthplace: Austria
mother's name: Katherine Lightman
mother's birthplace: St Nozanty, Wis

1905 Wisconsin State Census, Colby city, Clark, Wisconsin, pg. 43, family 97, line 14

Mathelda Firnstahl
age: 2y
estimated birth year: Abt 1903
birthplace: Wisconsin
relationship to head of household: Daughter
race: White
gender: Female
marital status: Single
place of birth: parent 1: Germany
place of birth: parent 2: Wisconsin

Household Members
head Michael Firnstahl M 39y (1866) Germany
wife Katherine Firnstahl F 37y Wisconsin
son Edwin Firnstahl M 13y Wisconsin
son Raymond Firnstahl M 11y Wisconsin
daughter Sylvia Firnstahl F 10y Wisconsin
son Urban Firnstahl M 7y Wisconsin
daughter Heromine Firnstahl F 5y Wisconsin
daughter Magaline Firnstahl F 2y Wisconsin
daughter Mathelda Firnstahl F 2y Wisconsin

1920 Federal Census, Clark Co., Wisconsin

Micheal Firnstahl
estimated birth year: 1866
age: 54
birthplace: Vienna Austria
relationship to head of household: Self
gender: Male
race: White
marital status: Married
father's birthplace: Vienna Austria
mother's birthplace: Vienna Austria

Household Members
self Micheal Firnstahl M 54y Vienna Austria
wife Catherine E Firnstahl F 52y Wisconsin
daughter Hermina C Firnstahl F 19y Wisconsin
daughter Magdolin M Firnstahl F 16y Wisconsin
daughter Matilda B Firnstahl F 16y Wisconsin

1930 Federal Census, Evanston, Cook, Illinois, enumeration district number: 2114, family 408, line 28

Michael Firnstahl, white, married male
father's birthplace: Austria
mother's birthplace: Austria

Household Members
head Michael Firnstahl M 64 Austria
wife Catherine E Firnstahl F 62 Wisconsin
daughter Matilda V Firnstahl F 26 Wisconsin
daughter Madalen M Cline F 26 Wisconsin
son-in-law Ruswell F Cline M 27 Iowa
lodger Sherman Nischan M 26 Kentucky
lodger Edna Nischan F 24 Kentucky
lodger Rita D Nischan F 4 Kentucky
grandson William F Cline M 1 Illinois



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