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On This Day … 27 August

1876 – Frederick Mogk was born 136 years ago in Detroit, Michigan.  (husband of Charlotte Hoeninghausen, 2nd cousin 3x removed)

1881 –  Lillian & Rose Rischert were born in Detroit, Michigan 131 years ago to Charles Rischert & Magdelina Raass.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

1883 – John Hallman was born in Metz, Michigan 129 years ago to Anton Hallman & Catherine Kwart.  (great-granduncle)

1900 – August Orzel was born in Michigan 112 years ago.  (husband of Mary Hallman, greataunt)

1922 – Harry Hallman was born in Michigan 90 years ago to Joseph Hallman & Dorothy Durecki.  (1st cousin 2x removed)

1932 – Eliza Clark Garlick died 80 years ago in Lockport, Illinois.  She was 81 years old.  (wife of Thomas Garlick, 3rd great-granduncle)

If you have information about any of these people or if you would like more information, please contact me!

Spotlight Sunday – John Kwart (Quart)

Name:  Johann Kwart (Quart)

Birthday:  about 1818

Parents:  unknown

Siblings:  unknown

Relationship:  married 1.) Eva Boyke, 9 children – 4 daughters living
2.) Rosalie Bolde, 6 children – 5 sons living

Hometown:  Oslanin, Prussia

Immigration:  1876 aboard “Celtic”

Last Known Residence:  Detroit, Michigan

Education:  not able to read or write

Occupation:  farmer in Prussia, laborer in Detroit

Church:  St. Albertus Catholic Church, Detroit, Michigan

Death: November 19, 1891 – age 73, meningitis

Cemetery:  Mt. Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan – single grave

Relationship to Me:  3rd great-grandfather

If you have information on any of these people or if you would like more information, please contact me!

Sympathy Saturday – Rosa Bolde Kwart

Rosa Bolde Kwart died April 10, 1909 in Detroit, Michigan of heart disease at 75 years of age.  She was the 2nd wife of John Kwart, and she is buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Detroit, Michigan.  (wife of 3rd great-grandfather)




Wedding Wednesday – John Kwart Jr. & Martha Kraus

John Kwart (Quart) Jr. (22) married Martha Kraus (18) on May 19, 1892 in Detroit, Michigan.  (clicking on the photo makes it larger.)

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Sympathy Saturday – Anton Hallman

Anton Hallman was born in Prussia in 1834.  He married Henrietta Elizabeth Kreft in 1870, and they had 3 children.  Anton sailed to America in 1873, and at some point Henrietta followed shortly behind with their 3 children.  She died in 1875 and is buried in an unmarked grave in the poor grounds of Mt. Elliott Cemetery in Detroit, Michigan.  Two months later Anton married Katherine Kwart, also of Prussia, and they were married in St. Albertus Church in Detroit, Michigan.  In 1880 he and his family showed up in Metz, Presque Isle, Michigan were he worked as a farmer and resided the rest of his life.  Anton and Katherine had 6 more children.  He is buried in the Old Metz Cemetery (aka St. Dominic Catholic Cemetery) in Metz, Presque Isle, Michigan.