I am looking for information on my g-g-grandparents, Frederick Gotlief Schwede, 17 Mar. 1834- 17 Nov. 1922, & Augusta C. Bartz, 7 Jul. 1845-29 Apr 1916. They were married in Milwaukee, WI. 8 Dec. 1866, after he returned from the Civil War.
Frederick came to America in 1858 & settled in Milwaukee, WI. We believe he had 2 brothers, August & Ferdinand, both lived around Kenosha, WI.
Augusta came as a young girl with her family. She had a sister Carolyn who married someone named Prigley. They had 1 son that we know of.
Frederick & Augusta's children were all born in Wisconsin except the youngest two.
They are as follows: Willlam, 1867-1945, married (1) Minnie, (2) Mammie; Frederick, 1869-1950, (My grandfather) married Mary Krueger; Albertena, 1871-1950, married Julius Gerth; Herman, 1872-1966, married Ida Bott; August, 1874-1853, married Lena Boeck; Augusta, 1876-1920, married Fred Werner; Emma, 1978-1969, married Valentine Bott; Louis, 1880-1964, never married; Edward, 1883-1962, married Amelia Kufeldt; Lena, 1885-1969, married William Wellhausen; Ida, 1887-1952, married (1) Art Kroeger, (2) Christ Foelster; Alvina, 1891-1984, married George Klien.
Herman, Fred, Augusta, Emma, Louis & Edward all homesteaded at Aurelia, ND. & Alvina came later. Lena went to Washington State, Albertena, & Augusta stayed in Minnesota, And Ida wnet to Wisconsin.
Any infomration would be greatly appreciated.
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