Obit: Schwentskofski, Fred "Fritz" (1855 - 1917)


Surnames: Schwentskofski, Deland, Bethke, Boettke

----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 11/02/1917

Schwentskofski, Fred (? - 31 OCT 1917)

Fred Schwentskofski, an old and well known resident of this city, whose home is on Court St., died at the Wood Co. Hospital near Marshfield Wednesday morning. Deceased, subject to fits and mildly insane, had been an inmate of the asylum for several years past. He is survived by his wife (Henrietta Bethke or Boettke*) and seven children. The children, with the exception of the youngest son, Carl, are married. Minnie, the youngest daughter, Mrs. Chas. Deland, with her husband live here with her mother and this brother Carl. Mrs. Schwentskofski was visiting among their children at Superior when news of her husband's death reached her.

*Henrietta Schwentkofske was born about 1856 and died 11 Aug 1923 in Superior, Wisconsin.  She is buried in the Neillsville, Wis., City Cemetery.

Wisconsin Birth Records

Bio: Schwentkopski, Freddie (1894)

Freddie Schwentkopski
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 15 Apr 1894
Event Place: Clark, Wisconsin
Affiliate Film Number: 0031
Record Number: 000190

Bio: Schwentskofski, Carl (1896 - birth)

1900  Federal Census, Neilsville, Clark, Wisconsin

Fritz Schwentskofsky, 48 yr. old white married male
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Spouse's Name: Henrietta
Marriage Year: 1875
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 25
Residence : Neillsville City, Clark, Wisconsin

Household Members
Fritz Schwentskofsky 48, Germany - butcher, immigrated 1881
Henrietta Schwentskofsky 45, Jun 1854 Germany - married 25 yr, immigrated 1881
Fritz Schwentskofsky 18, Aprl 1882 WI
Wm Schwentskofsky 15, Feb 1885
Laura Schwentskofsky 13, Mar 1887 WI
Tressie Schwenktofsky 10, Nov 1889 WI
Minnie Schwenktofsky 7, Jan 1893 WI
Carl Schwenktofsky 3, Dec 1896 WI

1895 and 1905 Wisconsin State Censuses,  Neillsville, Wisconsin

Fred Schwentkofske
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Male
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1851
Race: White
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Henretta

Fred Schwentkofske 54, Germany - day laborer
Henretta Schwentkofske 50, Germany
Theresa Schwentkofske 15, WI
Minnie Schwentkofske 12, WI
Carl Schwentkofske 8, WI

1910  Federal Census
Name: Henrietta Schwankeyine (Schwentkofske)
Age in 1910: 55
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1855
Birthplace: Germany
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Father's Birth Place: Germany
Mother's Birth Place: Germany
Spouse's Name: Fred
Home in 1910: Neillsville Ward 2, Clark, Wisconsin
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Female
Year of Immigration: 1882

Fred Schwankeyine (Schwentkofske) 58, Germany - laborer
Henrietta Schwankeyine (Schwentkofske) 55, Germany - 7 children & 7 living
Minnie Schwankeyine (Schwentkofske) 17, WI
Carl Schwankeyine (Schwentkofske) 18, WI



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