THE RENZ FAMILY


Descendants of EGIDE RENZ

Generation No. 1

(1) EGIDE RENZ was born in Wurttemberg, Germany Nov. 14, 1803 and died 1870 in Dane County, Wisconsin. He married URSULA GAUSS on Nov. 26, 1828 and lived in Hermannsdorf.. She was born in Felldorf, Wurttemberg, Germany Oct. 19, 1804, a daughter of NIKOLAUS GAUS and AFRA KOST. (See Gaus Family) Ursula died in 1873 in Dane County, Wisconsin. They immigrated to Wisconsin in 1853 and made their home in East Bristol. They are buried in unmarked graves at Saint Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in East Bristol, Wisconsin.

Child of EGIDE RENZ and URSULA GAUSS is:

(2) i. JOHN FRIEDRICH RENZ, b. 1 Mar 1829, Hechingen, Wurttemberg, Germany; d. 28 Jun 1907, Sun Prairie, Dane, WI.


Generation No. 2

(2) JOHN FRIEDRICH RENZ (EGIDE RENZ) was born 1 March 1829 in Hechingen, Wurttemberg, Germany, and died June 28, 1907 in Sun Prairie, WI. He married THERESA MARY BARBARA HEINZ in 1857, the daughter of JOHN HEINZ and MARY. JOHN HEINZ was born April 8, 1798 and died September 15, 1879. JOHN HEINZ is buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Sullivan, WI.

Children of JOHN RENZ and THERESA MARY HEINZ PHOTO are:

i. URSULA RENZ, b. WI., died at 3 years of age.

(3) ii. CAROLINE RENZ, b. December 16, 1857 in East Bristol, WI; d. January 24, 1908 in Farmington, Jefferson, WI; m. JOHN BIENER, June 14, 1881.

iii. FRED RENZ, b. 1859, Wisconsin.

(4) iv. JACOB RENZ, b. March 12 1860 in East Bristol, WI; d. January 08, 1915 in Madison, Dane, WI; m. ROSA ZIEGMAN, on March 27, 1891.

(5) v. GEORGE RENZ, b. June 21, 1862 in East Bristol, WI; d. November 22, 1945 in Farmington, Jefferson, WI; m. ANNA SCHEIDELER @1884.

vi. JOSEPH RENZ, b. 1864, Wisconsin; d. Aft. 1938.

(6) vii. CATHERINE RENZ, b. October 29, 1865 in Sullivan, Jefferson, WI; d. June 04, 1956 in Watertown, Jefferson, WI.

(7) viii. JOHN RENZ, b. August 18, 1868 in Sullivan, Jefferson, WI; d. June 26, 1938 in Sun Prairie, WI; m. MARY STRANSKY on May 28, 1893.

(8) ix. BARBARA ANN RENZ, b. January 02, 1871 in Jefferson Co., WI; d. April 29, 1953 in Watertown WI; m. OTTO BRENNECKE on April 24, 1890 in Watertown, Jefferson, WI.



Generation No. 3

(3) CAROLINE RENZ (JOHN FRIEDRICH, EGIDE RENZ) was born 16 Dec 1857 in East Bristol, WI, and died 24 Jan 1908 in Farmington, Jefferson, Wisconsin. She married JOHN BIENER 14 Jun 1881. He was born 1851 in Wisconsin, and died 1930 and buried Johnson Creek Cem, Wisconsin.

Children of CAROLINE RENZ and JOHN BIENER are:

i. KATHERINE BIENER, b. Jun 1882, Wisconsin, d. 1948. She married George Ruff and they had no children. George was b. 1862 and d. 1928

ii. MARY BIENER, b. 1883; d. 1962, m. ANTON SCHULD, b. 1870; d. 1952.

iii. ANNA BIENER, b. Sep 1885, Wisconsin; d. 1919; m. FRANK AUMANN, b. 1876; d. 1957.

iv. CLARA BIENER, b. Apr 1887, Wisconsin; d. 1963; m. EDWARD KOTTKE, b. 1894; d. 1954.

v. ROSA BIENER, b. Feb 1890, Wisconsin; d. 1996; m. AUGUST BUCACH, b. 1883; d. 1967.

vi. FRANCES BIENER, b. Mar 1893, Wisconsin; d. 1971; m. JOHN GROSS, b. 1887; d. 1935.

vii. EDMUND BIENER, b. 24 Nov 1895 in Farmington, Jefferson, Wisconsin; d. 07 May 1984 in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan. He married LALIA ANNETTE ANDERSON 05 Sep 1921 in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan. She was born 10 Nov 1901 in Michigan, and died 13 Jun 1996 in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan.

viii. LEO EDWARD BIENER, b. 19 Jul 1898, Wisconsin; d. 1970; m. ANN BAUM, b. 1897; d. 1983.


(4) JACOB RENZ (JOHN FRIEDRICH, EGIDE RENZ) was born 12 Mar 1860 in East Bristol, Wisconsin, and died 08 Jan 1915 in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin. He married ROSA SIEGMAN 27 Mar 1891, daughter of ANDREW SIEGMANN and MARY STARKEY. She was born 05 Aug 1868 in East Bristol, Dane, Wisconsin, and died 28 Apr 1950 in Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin.

Children of JACOB RENZ and ROSA SIEGMAN are:

i. KATHERINE RENZ, b. 24 Jun 1891, Wisconsin; d. 7 Jun 1968, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.

ii. MARGARET RENZ, b. 12 Mar 1895, Wisconsin; d. 07 Apr 1966, Madison, Wisconsin; m. CHARLES MEICHER, 04 Jun 1920, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin; b. 1897, Iowa.

iii. ANTON MATHIAS RENZ, b. 19 May 1903, Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin; d. 06 Jan 1979, Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin; m. HILDA ROFFELS, 17 Sep 1929, Sacred Heart, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin; b. 1900, Town of Lowell, Wisconsin.


(5) GEORGE RENZ (JOHN FRIEDRICH, EGIDE RENZ) was born 21 Jun 1862 in East Bristol, WI, and died 22 Nov 1945 in Farmington, Jefferson, WI. He married ANNA SCHEIDELER in 1884 at East Bristol, Dane, Wisconsin. She was born 17 Sep 1862 in Wisconsin, and died 19 Mar 1940 and buried Johnson Creek Cem, Wisconsin.

Children of GEORGE RENZ and ANNA SCHEIDELER are:

i. EMMA RENZ, b. Sept. 1885, Wisconsin.

(9) ii. WILLIAM RENZ, b. 28 May 1887, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.

iii. GERTRUDE RENZ, b. 1893, Wisconsin.

iv. AGNES RENZ, b. 1896, Wisconsin.

v. JUSTUS AUGUST RENZ, b. 23 Jul 1899 in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin; d. Mar 1982 in Wisconsin. He married MAY in 1922. She was born 1904 in Wisconsin.

vi. OTTO RENZ, b. 1900, Wisconsin; m. MARGARET MENZEL. She was b. about 1899 in Wisconsin..


(6) CATHERINE RENZ (JOHN FRIEDRICH, EGIDE RENZ) was born 29 Oct 1865 in Sullivan, Jefferson, WI, and died 04 Jun 1956 in Watertown, Jefferson, WI. She married (1) BERNHARD J. FRANKE 08 Jan 1889 in St. Mary's , Sullivan, WI, son of WILLIAM FRANKE and BARBARA SCHELHORN. He was born 14 Nov 1868 in Jefferson Co., WI, and died 08 Oct 1907 in Sullivan, Jefferson, WI. She married (2) JOHN SCHLESS 24 Apr 1928 in Jefferson, Wisconsin. He was born 1865 in Austria, and died 23 May 1930 in Wisconsin.

Children of CATHERINE RENZ and BERNHARD FRANKE are:

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

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

(11) iii. ALVIN FRANKE, b. 01 Dec 1896, Dousman, Waukesha, WI; d. 22 Aug 1928, Fort Sam Houston, TX; m. IRENA GIESE, Jan 1920; b. 12 Jul 1897, Wisconsin; d. Oct 1984, Palm Springs, Riverside, California .

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

(13) v. THERESA MARY FRANKE, b. 25 Dec 1902, Sullivan, Jefferson, WI; d. Mar 1976, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.


(7) JOHN RENZ (JOHN FRIEDRICH, EGIDE RENZ) was born 18 Aug 1868 in Sullivan, Jefferson, Wisconsin, and died 26 Jun 1938 in Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin. He married MARY STRANSKY 28 May 1893 in Wisconsin, daughter of JOSEPH STRANSKY. She was born 18 Mar 1874 in Wisconsin, and died 16 Sep 1949 in Sun Prairie, Dane Co, Wisconsin.

Children of JOHN RENZ and MARY STRANSKY are:

(14) i. CATHERINE MINNIE RENZ, b. 17 Mar 1890, Dane, Wisconsin; d. 09 Dec 1937, Madison, Dane Co, Wisconsin.

(15) ii. ALBERT JACOB RENZ, b. 02 May 1892, Wisconsin; d. 1954.

iii. EDITH MAY RENZ, b. 17 Jun 1894, Dane Co, Wisconsin; d. 08 Apr 1904, Sun Prairie, Dane Co, Wisconsin.

iv. GEORGE JOHN RENZ, b. 28 Jan 1896 in Wisconsin; d. 01 Nov 1971 in Town of Burke, Dane Co, Wisconsin. He married HELEN BENISCH 1927. She was born 1908, and died 11 Oct 1926 in Bristol, Dane, Wisconsin.

(16) v. JOSEPHINE THERESA RENZ, b. 05 Nov 1898, Sun Prairie, Dane Co, Wisconsin; d. 25 Feb 1991, Sun Prairie, Dane Co, Wisconsin.

vi. FRANCES JOSEPHINE RENZ, b. 06 May 1900, Dane Co, Wisconsin; m. AUGUST VEITH JR., 18 Sep 1923, Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin; b. 1901, Wisconsin.

(17) vii. JOSEPH JOHN RENZ, b. 21 Nov 1904, Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin; d. 09 Sep 1969 Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.

(18) viii. JULIA MARIE RENZ, b. 08 Dec 1906, Sun Prairie, Dane Co, Wisconsin; d. 24 Dec 1992, Madison, Dane Co, Wisconsin.

ix. ELSIE ANN RENZ, b. 16 Mar 1909, Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin; d. 18 Feb 1990; m. ROLAND L RUESCH, 17 Jun 1933, Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin; b. 1903, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

x. LEONARD JACOB RENZ, b. 04 Jul 1911, Sun Prairie, Dane Co, Wisconsin; d. 31 Jan 1988, Sun Prairie, Dane Co, Wisconsin; m. FLORENCE CATHERINE MAUTZ, 05 May 1936, East Bristol, Dane, Wisconsin; b. 1918, Sun Prairie, Dane Co, Wisconsin.


(8) BARBARA ANN RENZ (JOHN FRIEDRICH, EGIDE RENZ) was born 02 Jan 1871 in Jefferson Co., WI, and died 29 Apr 1953 in Watertown WI. She married OTTO J BRENNECKE 24 Apr 1890 in Watertown, Jefferson, WI. He was born Jun 1865 in Wisconsin.

Children of BARBARA RENZ and OTTO BRENNECKE are:

(19) i. GEORGE F. BRENNECKE, b. Dec 1890, Wisconsin.

(20) ii. ERNST BRENNECKE, b. 20 Feb 1895, Wisconsin; d. 01 Nov 1969.

iii. ADA BRENNECKE, b. 10 Sep 1897, Wisconsin.



Generation No. 4

(9) WILLIAM RENZ (GEORGE, JOHN FRIEDRICH, EGIDE RENZ) was born 28 May 1887 in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. He married EMMA Oct 1909. She was born 1885 in Germany.

Children of WILLIAM RENZ and EMMA are:

i. ERNST R RENZ, b. 1911, Iowa.

ii. ROMAN G RENZ, b. 1912, Wisconsin; m. Martina Bauer on 4 Nov 1930 in Lowal, Wisconsin; d. 20 June 1992 in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.

iii. IRVIN RENZ, b. 1916, Wisconsin.

iv. PAUL A RENZ, b. 1919, Wisconsin.

v. HERBERT J RENZ, b. 1920, Wisconsin; m. Norma on 29 May 1941.

vi. ALBINA K RENZ, b. 16 Dec 1921, Wisconsin; d. 23 Oct 1991, Pinellas, Florida; m. BENJAMIN GROEHLER; b. 24 Jul 1921; d. 07 Oct 1996, Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin.

vii. HELEN C RENZ, b. 1924, Wisconsin.

viii. JEROME W RENZ, b. 1926, Wisconsin.

ix. WILLIAM RENZ, b. Jun 1928, Wisconsin.


(10) MARGARET CATHERINE FRANKE (CATHERINE RENZ, JOHN FRIEDRICH, EGIDE RENZ) PHOTO was born 12 Mar 1892 in Sullivan, Jefferson, WI, and died 29 May 1952 in Watertown, Jefferson, WI. 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, WI, and died 01 Apr 1952 in Watertown, Jefferson, WI.

Children of MARGARET FRANKE and HOBERT HROBSKY are:

i. DOROTHY CATHERINE HROBSKY, b. 17 May 1914, Watertown, Dodge, WI; 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 WI; d. 13 Nov 1985, Madison, Dane, WI; 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, WI; d. 25 Oct 2004, Watertown, Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA; m. MABEL PARPORT, 19 Feb 1944, St. Henry's, Watertown, Jefferson, WI.

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(11)ALVIN FRANKE (CATHERINE RENZ, JOHN FRIEDRICH, EGIDE RENZ) PHOTO was born December 01, 1896 in Dousman, Waukesha, WI and died August 22, 1928, Fort Sam Houston, TX.

Child of ALVIN FRANKE is:

i. ELIZABETH MARGARET FRANKE


(12) LEONARD HENRY FRANKE (CATHERINE RENZ, JOHN FRIEDRICH, EGIDE RENZ) was born 16 Dec 1899 in Wisconsin, and died 24 Apr 1973 in Voorhees, Camden, New Jersey. He married LOUISE.

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

ii. HAROLD FRANKE.


(13) THERESA MARY FRANKE (CATHERINE RENZ, JOHN FRIEDRICH, EGIDE RENZ) PHOTO was born 24 Dec 1901 in Sullivan, Jefferson, WI, and died 3 FEB 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.


(14) CATHERINE MINNIE RENZ (JOHN, JOHN FRIEDRICH, EGIDE RENZ) was born 17 Mar 1890 in Dane, Wisconsin, and died 09 Dec 1937 in Madison, Dane Co, Wisconsin. She married (1) LAWRENCE L WEISENSEL 26 Sep 1911 in Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin, son of CASPER WEISENSEL and MARIA SCHEUERELD. He was born 26 Jul 1889 in Sun Prairie, Dane, WI, and died 12 Apr 1913 in Bristol, Dane, Wisconsin. She married (2) ALOIS R WEISENSEL 25 Jan 1916 in Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin, son of LAWRENCE WEISENSEL and AMELIA JOHNSON. He was born 31 Aug 1880 in Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin, and died 27 Jan 1935 in Bristol, Dane, Wisconsin.

Child of CATHERINE RENZ and LAWRENCE WEISENSEL is:

i. ROSALIA MARY WEISENSEL, b. 04 Sep 1912, Bristol, Dane, Wisconsin.

Child of CATHERINE RENZ and ALOIS WEISENSEL is:

ii. RICHARD ALBERT WEISENSEL, b. 30 Oct 1917, Bristol, Dane, Wisconsin; d. 04 Aug 1988, Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin.


(15) ALBERT JACOB RENZ (JOHN, JOHN FRIEDRICH, EGIDE RENZ) was born 02 May 1892 Wisconsin and died in 1954. He is buried St. Henry's, Watertown, WI. He married MARY MAMIE STROPE. She died 1924 and is buried at St. Henry's, Watertown, Dodge, Wisconsin.

Children of ALBERT RENZ and MARY STROPE are:

i. ALICE RENZ.

ii. LUCINDA RENZ.


(16) JOSEPHINE THERESA RENZ (JOHN, JOHN FRIEDRICH, EGIDE RENZ) was born 05 Nov 1898 in Sun Prairie, Dane Co, Wisconsin, and died 25 Feb 1991 in Sun Prairie, Dane Co, Wisconsin. She married FRANK GEORGE REININGER on June 24, 1919 in Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin. He was born 11 Oct 1887 in Wauwatosa, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and died 30 Nov 1973 in Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin.

Children of JOSEPHINE RENZ and FRANK REININGER are:

i. GERALD LEWIS REININGER, b. 03 Apr 1920, Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin; d. 10 Dec 2005, Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin; m. ELLEN THEIS, 15 Jan 1945, Dane, Wisconsin.

ii. WALLACE JACOB REININGER, b. 08 Mar 1924, Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin; d. 03 Mar 2004, Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin; m. ELIZABETH MARTHA HAUSER, 17 Jun 1950, St. Joseph's Catholic Church in East Bristol; b. 04 Mar 1928, Columbus, Columbia, Wisconsin; d. 06 Jan 2000, Hixton, Jackson, Wisconsin.

iii. JAMES JOSEPH REININGER, b. 22 Dec 1929, Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin; d. 17 Jun 1995, Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin; m. MARILYN M TUSCHEN, 22 Sep 1951, Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin.


(17) JOSEPH JOHN RENZ (JOHN, JOHN FRIEDRICH, EGIDE RENZ) was born 21 Nov 1904 in Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin, and died 09 Sep 1969 in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin. He married BEATRICE I KLUBERTANZ 05 Jun 1934 in Bristol, Dane, Wisconsin, daughter of LEONARD KLUBERTANZ and MARY MILLER. She was born 04 Sep 1912 in Town of York, Wisconsin, and died 26 Apr 1997 in Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin.

Child of JOSEPH RENZ and BEATRICE KLUBERTANZ is:

i. JOSEPH RENZ, b. 20 Dec 1943, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin; d. 20 Dec 1943, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.


(18) JULIA MARIE RENZ (JOHN, JOHN FRIEDRICH, EGIDE RENZ) was born 08 Dec 1906 in Sun Prairie, Dane Co, Wisconsin, and died 24 Dec 1992 in Madison, Dane Co, Wisconsin. She married URBAN FRANK KLUBERTANZ 16 Oct 1934 in Bristol, Dane, Wisconsin, son of LEONARD KLUBERTANZ and MARY MILLER. He was born 22 Mar 1909 in Bristol, Dane, Wisconsin, and died 29 Sep 2005 in Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin.

Child of JULIA RENZ and URBAN KLUBERTANZ is:

i. DEAN KLUBERTANZ, b. 1951; d. 17 Jul 1972.


(19) GEORGE F. BRENNECKE (BARBARA ANN RENZ, JOHN FRIEDRICH, EGIDE RENZ) was born Dec 1890 in Wisconsin. He married MARTHA B. 1917. She was born 1895 in Iowa.

Children of GEORGE BRENNECKE and MARTHA B. are:

i. MILDRED S. BRENNECKE, b. 1919, South Dakota.

ii. KATHRYN G BRENNECKE, b. 1921, Iowa.

iii. EVELYN BRENNECKE, b. 1923, Iowa.

iv. EUGENE W BRENNECKE, b. 13 Mar 1924, Iowa; d. 12 Feb 1980, Watertown, Jefferson, Wisconsin; m. NOE, 25 Oct 1975, Jefferson, Wisconsin.


(20) ERNST BRENNECKE (BARBARA ANN RENZ, JOHN FRIEDRICH, EGIDE RENZ) was born 20 Feb 1895 in Wisconsin, and died 01 Nov 1969. He married CORA RACHEL TEN BROEK 10 Nov 1917. She was born 30 Mar 1894 in Westfield,,North Dakota, and died 22 Jun 1974.

Children of ERNST BRENNECKE and CORA TEN BROEK are:

i. ELMER ERNEST BRENNECKE, b. 12 Aug 1918, Sioux, North Dakota; d. 16 Dec 1957, Spokane,,Washington.

ii. EVELYN BRENNECKE, b. 1922, North Dakota.

iii. OTTO JOHN BRENNECKE, b. 25 Oct 1926, Watertown, Dodge, Wisconsin.


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