Archive for the ‘Raass’ Category

BARNES Alice (Babcock) – 1974, died in Joliet, Illinois 43 years ago at 67 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

CHESNEY Frank – 1923, died in Bay City, Michigan 94 years ago when he was 86 years old.

DIBENEDETTO Joseph – 1973, died in Detroit, Michigan 44 years ago when he was 73 years ago.

HIBNER Dorothy – 1913, born in White County, Indiana 104 years ago to Andrew Hibner & Lula HEARTT.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

HINCKA Martha – 1884, born in Posen, Michigan 133 years ago to Frank Hincka & Dorothea DETTLOFF.  (great-grandaunt)

Kwart Eva nee BOYKE – 1863, died in Putzig, Prussia 154 years ago when she was 41 years old.  (3rd great-grandmother)

OSTROWSKI Antonette (Simms) – 1997, died in Macomb County, Michigan 20 years ago when she was 83 years old.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

OSTROWSKI Eleanore – 1935, married David OSENTOSKI in Parisville, Michigan 82 years ago.  (great-grandaunt)

OSTROWSKI John – 1938, died in Detroit, Michigan 79 years ago when he was 72 years ago.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

RAASS Magdalena – 1846, born in Austria 171 years ago to Joseph Raass & Anna CONRAD.  (3rd great-grandaunt)

STRNAD Donald – 1994, died in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan 23 years ago when he was 75 years old.

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CHAPPA Cecelia – 1996, died in Warren, Michigan 21 years ago when she was 81 years old.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

DARGA John – 1910, born in Posen, Michigan 107 years ago to Joseph Darga & Martha HINCKA.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

HOHLFELDT Harvey – 1918, married Myrtle PATON in Detroit, Michigan 99 years ago.

KWART Joseph Jr. – 1915, born in Detroit, Michigan 102 years ago to Joseph Kwart & Frances KOZNIACKI  (1st cousin 3x removed)

RISCHERT Albert – 1906, born in Michigan 111 years ago to Charles Rischert & Ida LAWRENCE.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

STRNAD Gilbert – 1930, married Dorothy RUTHENBERG in Detroit, Michigan 87 years ago.

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BELLON John – 1986, died in Mt. Clemens, Michigan 31 years ago when he was 84 years old.  (husband of Florence HALLMAN, 1st cousin 2x removed)

CHESNEY Mariann – 1914, born in Bay County, Michigan 103 years ago to Joseph Chesney & Elizabeth UTTECH.

DURECKI Helen (McLean) – 1999, died in Rogers City, Michigan 18 years ago when she was 76 years old.  (2nd cousin 1x removed)

JACKSON George – 1908, married Mary DILL in Phillips County, Kansas 109 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

JALOSKY Michael – 1974, died in Grosse Pointe, Michigan 43 years ago when he was 85 years old.  (husband of Coletta KESSLER, 1st cousin 3x removed)

KAUTHEN William – 1932, died in Garden, Michigan 85 years ago when he was 87 years old.  (husband of Anna HANSON, 1st cousin 4x removed)

RAASS Henry – 1894, died in Detroit, Michigan 123 years ago when he was 46 years old.  (3rd great-granduncle)

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DARGA Anton – 1963, died in Presque Isle, Michigan 54 years ago when he was 61 years.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

GARLICK Thomas – 1837, born in England 180 years ago to Joshua Garlick & Mary DOWNES.  (3rd great-granduncle)

KLEBBA Paul – 1891, born in Detroit, Michigan 126 years ago to Albert Klebba & Marianna OSTROWSKI.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

KWART Annie  -1912, married William SMITH in Owosso, Michigan 105 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

RAASS Maria Elizabeth – 1880, born in Detroit, Michigan 137 years ago to Henry Raass & Elisabeth DEGENFELDER.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

SIMMS William – 1976, died in Macomb County, Michigan 41 years ago at 70 years old.  (husband of Antonette OSTROWSKI, 1st cousin 2x removed)

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BALEJA Harry – 1920, born in Owosso, Michigan 97 years ago to John Baleja & Rosalia KWART.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

CZAPPA Frank – 1935, died in Rogers City, Michigan 82 years ago when he was 85 years old.  (husband of Susanna DETTLOFF, 2nd great-grandaunt)

Darga Amelia ROMEL – 1948, died in Alpena, Michigan 69 years ago when she was 41 years old.  (wife of Anton DARGA, 1st cousin 2x removed)

DETTLOFF Joseph – 1876, marrried Christina HILDEBRANDT in Detroit, Michigan 141 years ago.  (2nd great-granduncle)

FISHER Leroy – 1943, married Evelyn BROOKS in Detroit, Michigan 74 years ago.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

Ostrowski Elizabeth KOLPE – 1901, died in Detroit, Michigan 116 years ago when she was 72 years old.  (wife of Martin OSTROWSKI, 3rd great-granduncle)

PETERSON Robert – 1924, born in Detroit, Michigan 93 years ago to Charles Peterson & Theresa LACHOVSKI.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

SCHULTE August – 1840, born in Deutmecke, Germany 177 years ago to Franz Schulte & Elisabeth FORTH.  (3rd great-grandfather)

UTTECH John – 1933, died in Detroit, Michigan 84 years ago when he was 83 years old.

WEGNER Evelyn – 1917, born in Chicago, Illinois 100 years ago to Charles Wegner & Margaret KIRK.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

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ASCHMANN Catharina (Hammang) – 1909, died in Northfield, Minnesota 108 years ago when she was 86 years old.  (3rd great-grandaunt)

ASMAN Charles – 1937, died in Port Huron, Michigan 80 years ago when he was 63 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

ASMAN John – 1898, died in Port Huron, Michigan 119 years ago in Port Huron, Michigan when he was 68 years old.  (3rd great-granduncle)

KOLAR Joseph – 1815, born in Austria 202 years ago.

KWART Laureen (Brewington) – 1994, died 23 years ago when she was 58 years old.  (2nd cousin 2x removed)

OSTROWSKI John – 1861, born in Prussia, Germany 156 years ago to Anton Ostrowski & Josephina KUTTNY.  (2nd great-grandfather)

PACEY Charles – 1885, born in Lincolnshire, England 132 years ago to John Pacey & Charlotte ROBINSON.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

RISCHERT Evelyn – 1908, born in Newberry, Michigan 109 years ago to Charles Rischert Jr. & Ida LAWRENCE.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

Soik Matylda WASILK – 1968, died in Alpena, Michigan 49 years ago when she was 81 years old.  (wife of Joseph SOIK, 1st cousin 3x removed)

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Missed it last week… 52 Ancestors in 52 weeks.

This week I have chosen Henry C. RAASS, my 3rd great-granduncle.

1) Henry C. Raass was born in 1848 in Austria to Joseph RAASS & Anna CONRAD.

2) He appeared as “Henry Raas” on the census on 1860 June 23 in Detroit, Michigan. He is 12 years old and goes to school

3) He appeared as “Henry Raass” on the census on 1870 July 1 in Detroit, Michigan. He is a 22 years old shoemaker.

4) During the years 1872-1875 he resided in Detroit, Michigan working as a shoemaker/bootmaker and living on Fort Street.

5) He married Eliza DEGENFELDER on 1875 January 7 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. “Harry” is a 26 year old laborer from Austria, and Eliza is 20 years old from Germany. They were married by Pastor Appollenius Hotter, and witnesses were Wm. Bourmann and Mary Trousad. (I do not know who either witness is)

6) During the years 1878-1880 he & his family resided in Detroit, Michigan who worked as a shoemaker/bootmaker and
living with his family at 188 Division Street.

7) His spouse, Eliza Degenfelder, died in March 6, 1880 in Detroit, Michigan when she was 25 years old.

8) He appeared as “Henry Raass” on the census on 1880 June 23 in Detroit, Michigan. He is a 32 year old shoemaker who is now a widow. His wife Elisabeth died 3 months ago, and it is unclear where their 4 children are living. He is able to read and write, and he lives at 188 Division.

9) He married Anna (Growber) Raass (his father’s widow) on June 7, 1886 in Lucas county, Ohio.

10) He worked as a Shoemaker in 1890 in Detroit, Michigan and lives on 342 Alfred.

11) He attended Sacred Heart, Detroit, Michigan.

12) He died of a stomach hemorrhage on 1894 February 27 in Detroit, Michigan when he was 45 years old.

13) He was buried at the Mt. Elliott Cemetery in Detroit, Michigan, on March 2, 1894. All the family buried in Section A, Lot 42
Martha Richard * Albert Ross * Mary Raas * Anna C. Raas * Mathilda Raass *Joseph Raas * Henry Raas

Father: Joseph Raass (1815-1884)
Mother: Anna Crecentia Conrad (1825-1880)
Spouse: Elisabetha Degenfelder (1854 March 7 – 1880 March 6)

Children:
1 Albert A. Raass (1875-1971)
2 Wilhelmina Raass (1877-After 1940)
3 Matilda Raass (1878-1880)
4 Maria Elizabeth Raass (1880-1960)

Siblings
1. Wilhelmina Raass (1844-1921)
2) Magdalena Raass (1846-1928)
3) Albert Raass (1855-1873)

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