Obit: Schwantes, Frank J.  (1832 – 1911)


Contact: Ken Wood



Surnames: Schwantes, Soloman, Siebarth

----Source: Marshfield Times (Marshfield, Wisconsin) 25 Oct 1911, pg. 12

Schwantes, Frank J.  (AUG 1832 – OCT 1911)

Mr. Frank Schwantes died Friday at the home of his son Ferdinand after a prolonged illness due to general debility and declining years. He was seventy-nine year of age. He is survived by eight children all of whom are grown to manhood and womanhood. The funeral was held at the Lutheran church Sunday afternoon, Rev. Schmidt officiating.

Family Notes

1900 Federal Census, ED 72 Brighton township, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 6, family 101

Frank Schwantes, white male
marital status: Married
years married: 38
estimated marriage year: 1862
immigration year: 1873
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's birthplace: Germany

Household Members
head Ferdinand Schwantes M 31 Germany
father Frank Schwantes M 68 (Aug 1832) Germany
mother Elizabeth Schwantes F 65 (Oct 1835) Germany, 10 children - 5 living, both parents b. Germany
brother-in-law Albert Siebarth M 33 (Sep 1867) Germany
nephew Albert Siebarth M 4 (Jul 1896) Wisconsin
niece Leona Siebarth F 12 (Aug 1888) Wisconsin

1910 Federal Census, Brighton, Marathon, Wisconsin, pg. 8, family 100

Frank J Schwantes, white, widowed male
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's birthplace: Germany

Household Members
self Ferdinand W Soloman M 40y Germany
wife Martha M Soloman F 27y Wisconsin
daughter Esther A Schwanter F 7y Wisconsin
daughter Adelia E Soloman F 5y Wisconsin
son Arthur G Soloman M 4y Wisconsin
daughter Viola A Soloman F 2y Wisconsin
father Frank J Schwantes M 77y Germany





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