The Franke Family


Descendants of ADAM CONRAD FRANKE





Descendants of Adam Conrad Franke

Generation No. 1

(1) ADAM CONRAD FRANKE He married ELISABETH NACKE.

Children of ADAM FRANKE and ELISABETH NACKE are:

(2) i. JOHANN CASPAR FRANKE, b. 01 Oct 1681, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; d. 20 Sep 1740, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.

ii. JOHANN GEORG FRANKE, b. 28 Oct 1685, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; d. 05 Dec 1724; m. SABINE HOFMANN, 03 Feb 1708/09, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.



Generation No. 2

(2) JOHANN CASPAR FRANKE (ADAM CONRAD) was born 01 Oct 1681 in Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen, and died 20 Sep 1740 in Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen. He married JULIANE HEBESTREIT 21 Dec 1707, daughter of CASPAR HEBESTREIT and CHRISTINE VESTER. She was born 23 Mar 1689/90 in Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.

Children of JOHANN FRANKE and JULIANE HEBESTREIT are:

i. JOHANN GEORG FRANKE, b. 05 Jul 1709, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.

ii. MARTHA MARIA FRANKE, b. 25 Oct 1711, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.

iii. ANNA DOROTHEA FRANKE, b. 22 Apr 1713, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.

iv. JOHANN HEINRICH FRANKE, b. 20 Sep 1716, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; m. EVA DOELLE, 1742, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.

v. ALBERT FRANKE, b. 04 Aug 1719, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; m. ANNA MARIA JOHN, 1753, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.

(3) vi. JOHANN MICHAEL FRANKE, b. 15 May 1722, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; d. 27 Feb 1797, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.

vii. MARTHA CATHARINA FRANKE, b. 06 Apr 1724, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; m. JOSEF STAUDINGER, 1749, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.

viii. ANNA MARIA FRANKE, b. 23 Jul 1727, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; m. BALTHASAR SCHMIDT, 1756, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.

ix. ANNA MARTHA FRANKE, b. 22 Apr 1732, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; d. 26 Apr 1732.

x. JOHANN THEODOR FRANKE, b. 01 Mar 1734/35, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; m. MARIA CATHARINA GOEBEL, 1772, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.



Generation No. 3

(3) JOHANN MICHAEL FRANKE (JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 15 May 1722 in Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen, and died 27 Feb 1797 in Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen. He married CATHARINA STAUDINGER 27 Jan 1755 in Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen, daughter of OSWALD STAUDINGER and ELISABETH MEHLER. She was born 14 Feb 1731/32 in Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen, and died 27 May 1805 in Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.

Children of JOHANN FRANKE and CATHARINA STAUDINGER are:

i. CASPAR FRANKE, b. 23 Apr 1755, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; m. MARIA ELISABETH DOELLE, 1791, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.

ii. ANNA ELISABETH FRANKE, b. 04 Jun 1759, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.

(4) iii. JOHANN HEINRICH FRANKE, b. 22 Jan 1762, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.

iv. MICHAEL ANTON FRANKE, b. 22 Jan 1762, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; d. 28 Apr 1771.

v. ALBERT FRANKE, b. 24 Oct 1766, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; d. 1791.

vi. JOHANN FRANZ FRANKE, b. 30 May 1769, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; d. 29 May 1772.

vii. JOHANN JOSEPH FRANKE, b. 26 Oct 1771, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; m. ELISABETH HEINEMANN, 1798, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.



Generation No. 4

(4) JOHANN HEINRICH FRANKE (JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 22 Jan 1762 in Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen. He married (1) MARIA ELISABETH MEYER. He married (2) ANNA MARIA AGNES DEHN 25 May 1790 in Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen, daughter of JOHANN DEHN/DHEN and ANNA SCHWADE. She was born 15 Jul 1764 in Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.

Children of JOHANN FRANKE and ANNA DEHN are:

i. CASPER FRANKE, b. 12 Feb 1791, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; d. 26 Jul 1794.

ii. ANNA MARGARETHA FRANKE, b. 26 Aug 1792, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; d. 19 Jun 1793.

iii. ANNA MARGARETHA FRANKE, b. 12 Jan 1794, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; d. 01 Feb 1794.

(5) iv. MICHAEL BONIFATIUS FRANKE, b. 05 Jun 1795, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; d. 16 Feb 1879, Wisconsin.

v. JOHANN CASPER FRANKE, b. 02 May 1797, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; m. MARGARETHA WEGE, 1826.

vi. CARL ANSELM FRANKE, b. 10 May 1800, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.

vii. MICHAEL JOSEPH FRANKE, b. 03 Mar 1802, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; m. URSULA HEINEMANN, 1831, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.

viii. MARIA ELISABETH FRANKE, b. 25 Jun 1806, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; m. JOSEF HOFMAN, 1833, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.



Generation No. 5

(5) MICHAEL BONIFATIUS FRANKE (JOHANN HEINRICH, JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 05 Jun 1795 in Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen, and died 16 Feb 1879 in Wisconsin. He married CLARA ELIZABETH BLANKENBURG 01 Aug 1830 in Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen, daughter of HEINRICH BLANKENBURG and CLARA KAHL. She was born Abt. 1805 in Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen.

Child of MICHAEL FRANKE and CLARA BLANKENBURG is:

(6) i. WILLIAM FRANKE, b. 25 May 1835, Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen; d. 07 May 1914, Sullivan, Jefferson, Wisconsin.



Generation No. 6

(6) WILLIAM FRANKE (MICHAEL BONIFATIUS, JOHANN HEINRICH, JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 25 May 1835 in Witterda, Sachsen, Preussen, and died 07 May 1914 in Sullivan, Jefferson, Wisconsin. He married BARBARA SCHELHORN, daughter of JOHANN SCHELHORN and MARGARETHA GRIESSMAN. She was born 19 Feb 1840 in New York, and died 12 Nov 1928 in Sullivan, Jefferson, Wisconsin.

Children of WILLIAM FRANKE and BARBARA SCHELHORN are:

i. MICHAEL FRANKE, b. 02 Jan 1860, Jefferson Co., Wisconsin; d. Bef. 18 Sep 1918.

(7) ii. FRANK FRANK, b. 17 Jan 1863, Jefferson Co., Wisconsin.

(8) iii. HEINRICH FRANKE, b. 16 May 1866, Richardson, Nebraska; d. Aug 1937, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.

(9)iv. BERNHARD J. FRANKE, b. 14 Nov 1868, Jefferson Co., Wisconsin; d. 08 Oct 1907, Sullivan, Jefferson, Wisconsin.

(10) v. NICHOLAS FRANKE, b. 25 Mar 1871, Jefferson Co., WI or Nebraska.

(11) vi. GEORGE E FRANKE, b. 25 Jun 1873, Richardson, Nebraska.

vii. MARGARETHA FRANKE, b. 01 Dec 1875, Richardson, Nebraska; d. 09 Apr 1959, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.

(12) viii. HEINRICH WILLIAM FRANKE, b. 30 Mar 1878, Jefferson Co., Wisconsin.

ix. ANNA FRANKE, b. Nov 1881, Wisconsin; m. TOM MARKEY, 1900, Wisconsin; b. Dec 1870, Wisconsin.

(13) x. JOHN FRANKE, b. 14 Jun 1884, Sullivan, Jefferson, WI; d. 05 Dec 1951, Johnson Creek, Jefferson, WI.



Generation No. 7

(7) FRANK FRANK (WILLIAM FRANKE, MICHAEL BONIFATIUS, JOHANN HEINRICH, JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 17 Jan 1863 in Jefferson Co., Wisconsin. He married VERBINA 1888. She was born 1864 in Germany.

Children of FRANK FRANK and VERBINA are:

(14) i. CLARENCE ALBERT FRANK, b. 24 Apr 1894, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.

ii. ELIZABETH FRANK, b. 21 May 1897, Oconomowoc, Waukesha, Wisconsin; d. 02 Mar 1987; m. John K Pederson.

iii. ALICE FRANK, b. 1899, Wisconsin.

iv. MARGARET FRANK, b. 1903, Wisconsin.

v. MARIE FRANK, b. 1905, Wisconsin.


(8) HEINRICH FRANKE (WILLIAM, MICHAEL BONIFATIUS, JOHANN HEINRICH, JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 16 May 1866 in Richardson, Nebraska, and died Aug 1937 in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin. He married CAROLINE BEDNER. She was born 1869 in Bohemia.

Children of HEINRICH FRANKE and CAROLINE BEDNER are:

i. FRED FRANKE, b. Jun 1891, Wisconsin.

(15) ii. GEORGE ANTON FRANKE, b. 18 Apr 1893, Bristol, Wisconsin; d. 30 Aug 1957.

iii. JOSEPH FRANKE, b. Mar 1898, Wisconsin.

iv. JOSIE FRANKE, b. 1904, Wisconsin; m. OTTO PRUEST.


(9) BERNHARD J. FRANKE (WILLIAM, MICHAEL BONIFATIUS, JOHANN HEINRICH, JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 14 Nov 1868 in Jefferson Co., Wisconsin, and died 08 Oct 1907 in Sullivan, Jefferson, Wisconsin. He married CATHERINE RENZ 08 Jan 1889 in St. Mary's , Sullivan, WI, daughter of JOHN RENZ and MARY HEINZ. She was born 29 Oct 1865 in Sullivan, Jefferson, Wisconsin, and died 04 Jun 1956 in Watertown, Jefferson, Wisconsin.

Children of BERNHARD FRANKE and CATHERINE RENZ are:

i. NICKOLAS FRANKE, b. 28 Nov 1889, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; d. 20 Dec 1908, Watertown, Dodge, Wisconsin.

(16) ii. MARGARET CATHERINE FRANKE, b. 12 Mar 1892, Sullivan, Jefferson, Wisconsin; d. 29 May 1952, Watertown, Jefferson, Wisconsin.

(17) iii. ALVIN FRANKE, b. 01 Dec 1896, Dousman, Waukesha, Wisconsin; d. 22 Aug 1928, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

(18) iv. LEONARD HENRY FRANKE, b. 16 Dec 1899, Wisconsin; d. 24 Apr 1973, Voorhees, Camden, New Jersey.

(19) v. THERESA MARY FRANKE, b. 25 Dec 1901, Sullivan, Jefferson, Wisconsin; d. February 3, 1992, Watertown, Wisconsin.


(10) NICHOLAS FRANKE (WILLIAM, MICHAEL BONIFATIUS, JOHANN HEINRICH, JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 25 Mar 1871 in Jefferson Co., WI or Nebraska. He married SARAH ELISABETH CLEMENS 22 Apr 1895 in Sullivan, Jefferson, Wisconsin. She was born 1877 in Iowa or Oconomowoc, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Children of NICHOLAS FRANKE and SARAH CLEMENS are:

i. RAYMOND ALOIS FRANKE, b. 05 Dec 1896, Monterey, Wisconsin; d. 03 May 1980, Pinellas, Florida; m. MADA, 1926; b. 1898, Illinois.

(20) ii. ALICE B FRANKE, b. 15 Jan 1901, Minnesota; d. 02 Mar 1993, New Port Richey, Pasco, Florida.

(21) iii. MILDRED W FRANKE, b. 13 Feb 1902, Minnesota; d. 05 Aug 1979, New Port Richey, Pasco, Florida.


(11) GEORGE E FRANKE (WILLIAM, MICHAEL BONIFATIUS, JOHANN HEINRICH, JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 25 Jun 1873 in Richardson, Nebraska. He married EVA GESWINE 1899. She was born Dec 1872 in Wisconsin.

Children of GEORGE FRANKE and EVA GESWINE are:

i. VIOLA FRANKE, b. Nov 1899, Wisconsin.

ii. ISADORE FRANKE, b. 1902, Wisconsin.


(12) HEINRICH WILLIAM FRANKE (WILLIAM, MICHAEL BONIFATIUS, JOHANN HEINRICH, JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 30 Mar 1878 in Jefferson Co., Wisconsin. He married MARGARET.

Children of HEINRICH FRANKE and MARGARET are:

(22) i. CYRIL FRANKE, b. 02 Feb 1901, Minnesota; d. Oct 1964.

ii. HAROLD M FRANKE, b. 29 Sep 1902, Minnesota; d. 07 Feb 1993, Bellaire, Harris, Texas.

iii. BARBARA FRANKE, b. 1911, Minnesota.


(13) JOHN FRANKE (WILLIAM, MICHAEL BONIFATIUS, JOHANN HEINRICH, JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 14 Jun 1884 in Sullivan, Jefferson, WI, and died 05 Dec 1951 in Johnson Creek, Jefferson, WI. He married CATHERINE E SNELL 08 Feb 1911 in Johnson Creek, Jefferson, WI. She was born 1886 in Wisconsin.

Children of JOHN FRANKE and CATHERINE SNELL are:

i. FLORIAN FRANKE, b. 1913, Wisconsin; d. 1950.

ii. HELEN FRANKE, b. 1914, Wisconsin; m. HARLEY LAMP.

iii. NORMA A FRANKE, b. 1917, Wisconsin.

iv. MARY FRANKE, b. 1921, Wisconsin; m. GEORGE KELM.

v. RAYMOND FRANKE, b. 1925, Wisconsin.



Generation No. 8

(14) CLARENCE ALBERT FRANK (FRANK, WILLIAM, MICHAEL BONIFATIUS, JOHANN HEINRICH, JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 24 Apr 1894 in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. He married IRENE DELZELL.

Child of CLARENCE FRANK and IRENE DELZELL is:

i. RANDALL FRANK, b. 18 Mar 1929, Dodge Co. Wisconsin; d. 28 July 1992; m Patricia A Gee 4 April 1967.


(15) GEORGE ANTON FRANKE (HEINRICH, WILLIAM, MICHAEL BONIFATIUS, JOHANN HEINRICH, JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 18 Apr 1893 in Bristol, Wisconsin, and died 30 Aug 1957. He married LILLIAN PECKHAM 05 Dec 1916. She was born 1899 in Wisconsin.

Children of GEORGE FRANKE and LILLIAN PECKHAM are:

i. WALTER S FRANKE, b. 1920, Wisconsin.

ii. KATHERINE C FRANKE, b. 1925, Wisconsin.

iii. PAUL H FRANKE, b. Nov 1929, Wisconsin.


(16) MARGARET CATHERINE FRANKE (BERNHARD J.,WILLIAM, MICHAEL BONIFATIUS, JOHANN HEINRICH, JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD)was born 12 Mar 1892 in Sullivan, Jefferson, Wisconsin, and died 29 May 1952 in Watertown, Jefferson, Wisconsin. She married HOBERT WILLIAM HROBSKY 08 Apr 1913 in St. Henry's, Watertown, Wisconsin, son of FRANK HROBSKY and ANTONIA CERHAN. He was born 26 Mar 1891 in Richwood, Dodge, Wisconsin, and died 01 Apr 1952 in Watertown, Jefferson, Wisconsin.

Children of MARGARET FRANKE and HOBERT HROBSKY are:

i. DOROTHY CATHERINE HROBSKY, b. 17 May 1914, Watertown, Dodge, Wisconsin; d. 03 Mar 2007, Watertown, Jefferson, Wisconsin; m. CLIFFORD BOHNSACK, 21 Oct 1933, Rockford, Winnebago, IL; b. 04 Sep 1912, Vesper, WI; d. 31 Aug 1994, Madison, WI.

ii. EVELYN MARIAN HROBSKY, b. 01 Feb 1916, Watertown Wisconsin; d. 13 Nov 1985, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin; m. CHARLES ROOD, 09 May 1942, St. Henry's, Watertown, Jefferson, WI; b. 14 Apr 1912; d. Aug 1983, Wisconsin.

iii. HARVEY HROBSKY, b. 09 Apr 1921, Watertown, Dodge, Wisconsin; d. 25 Oct 2004, Watertown, Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA; m. MABEL PARPORT, 19 Feb 1944, St. Henry's, Watertown, Jefferson, WI.

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(17) ALVIN FRANKE (BERNHARD J., WILLIAM, MICHAEL BONIFATIUS, JOHANN HEINRICH, JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 01 Dec 1896 in Dousman, Waukesha, Wisconsin, and died 22 Aug 1928 in Fort Sam Houston, Texas. He married IRENA GIESE Jan 1920. She was born 12 Jul 1897 in Wisconsin, and died Oct 1984 in Palm Springs, Riverside, California.

Child of ALVIN FRANKE and IRENA GIESE is:

i. ELIZABETH MARGARET FRANKE.


(18) LEONARD HENRY FRANKE (BERNHARD J., WILLIAM, MICHAEL BONIFATIUS, JOHANN HEINRICH, JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 16 Dec 1899 in Wisconsin, and died 24 Apr 1973 in Voorhees, Camden, New Jersey. He married LOUISE.

Children of LEONARD FRANKE and LOUISE are:

i. GEORGIANNE FRANKE, d. Jun 1966, Hustisford,Wisconsin; m. JAMES STONE.

ii. HAROLD FRANKE.


(19) THERESA MARY FRANKE (BERNHARD J., WILLIAM, MICHAEL BONIFATIUS, JOHANN HEINRICH, JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 25 Dec 1901 in Sullivan, Jefferson, Wisconsin, and died February 3, 1992 in Watertown, Wisconsin. She married BENJAMIN RALPH MILLER 19 Jun 1920 in Watertown, Jefferson, WI. He was born 1897 in Staceyville, Iowa.

Children of THERESA FRANKE and BENJAMIN MILLER are:

i. FLOYD MILLER, b. 25 Jul 1921, Jefferson, Wisconsin; d. 25 June 1986; m. GLORIA BEIFELD 10 July 1942.

ii. MARION ELLEN MILLER, b. 15 Jun 1923, Watertown, Jefferson, Wisconsin; d. 22 Jan 2009, Watertown, Wisconsin; m. DONALD JOHN CAYAN, 15 Jun 1946, St. Henry's, Watertown, Jefferson, Wisconsin.

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iv. KENNETH JOHN MILLER, b. 21 Sep 1928, Watertown, Dodge, Wisconsin; d. 5 July 1987; m. DELORES RUTH WALTHER, 24 Sep 1949, Jefferson, Wisconsin.

v. RITA CATHERINE MILLER, b. 16 Mar 1931, Watertown, Dodge, Wisconsin; d. 24 May 2009; m. KEITH MUIR 15 Dec 1951.

vi. BENJAMIN CLIFFORD MILLER, b. 27 Feb 1935, Watertown, Dodge, Wisconsin; m. LILA VIDA LEIKNES, 04 Jun 1960, Jefferson, Wisconsin.


(20) ALICE B FRANKE (NICHOLAS, WILLIAM, MICHAEL BONIFATIUS, JOHANN HEINRICH, JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 15 Jan 1901 in Minnesota, and died 02 Mar 1993 in New Port Richey, Pasco, Florida. She married ORVILLE W BALDWIN in Glenville, Minnesota. He was born 1895 in Iowa.

Child of ALICE FRANKE and ORVILLE BALDWIN is:

i. RAYMOND W BALDWIN, b. 1922, Iowa.


(21) MILDRED W FRANKE (NICHOLAS, WILLIAM, MICHAEL BONIFATIUS, JOHANN HEINRICH, JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 13 Feb 1902 in Minnesota, and died 05 Aug 1979 in New Port Richey, Pasco, Florida. She married ARTHUR F WHITE 1922. He was born 1901 in Kentucky.

Child of MILDRED FRANKE and ARTHUR WHITE is:

i. ROBERT F WHITE, b. 1927, Indiana.


(22) CYRIL FRANKE (HEINRICH WILLIAM, WILLIAM, MICHAEL BONIFATIUS, JOHANN HEINRICH, JOHANN MICHAEL, JOHANN CASPAR, ADAM CONRAD) was born 02 Feb 1901 in Minnesota, and died Oct 1964. He married HELEN 1924. She was born 1894 in Wisconsin.

Child of CYRIL FRANKE and HELEN is:

i. RAYMOND FRANKE, b. 1926, Wisconsin.





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