The Silgmann Family


Descendants of Mentze Silgmann /Selikmann / Ruenheck

Generation No. 1

(1) MENTZE SILGMANN /SELIKMANN / RUENHECK was born 1679 in Westphalen, Germany, and died 30 Dec 1720 in Westphalen, Germany. He married CATHARINA AGNESA SCHAFFER 24 Nov 1705 in Versmold, Westphalen, Germany. She was born 1678 in Westphalen, Germany, and died 12 Dec 1753 in Westphalen, Germany.

Children of MENTZE RUENHECK and CATHARINA SCHAFFER are:

i. CATHARINA ELSABEIN F. SILGMANN, b. 26 Aug 1706, Westphalen, Germany.

ii. ANNA MARGRET SILGMANN, b. 15 Nov 1707, Westphalen, Germany; m. SCHUSTER, 1745.

iii. JOHANN HEINRICH RUENHECK, b. 08 Jan 1708/09, Westphalen, Germany; d. 18 Apr 1752.

iv. HEINRICH HERMANN SILGMANN, b. 17 Jul 1711, Westphalen, Germany.

v. JOHANN HERMANN PHILIP SILGMANN, b. 03 Jan 1712/13, Westphalen, Germany; d. 12 Jan 1715/16.

(2) vi. JOHANN WILHELM SILGMANN, b. 10 Mar 1715/16, Westphalen, Germany; d. 05 Apr 1782.

vii. JURGEN PHILIP SILGMANN, b. 28 Apr 1716, Westphalen, Germany; d. 14 Mar 1722/23.

(3) viii. JOHANN MAINHARD SILGMANN, b. 06 Mar 1719/20, Westphalen, Germany; d. 11 Feb 1747/48, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany.



Generation No. 2

(2) JOHANN WILHELM SILGMANN (MENTZE SILGMANN /SELIKMANN / RUENHECK) was born 10 Mar 1715/16 in Westphalen, Germany, and died 05 Apr 1782. He married (1) ANNA CATHARINA ROLOFF 15 Jun 1752 in Versmold, Westphalen, Germany. She was born 28 Jul 1722, and died 21 Apr 1757 in Loxten, Westphalen, Germany. He married (2) CATHARINA ELS. SCHULTZE 16 Mar 1758 in Versmold, Westphalen, Germany, daughter of PHILIP SCHULTZE and CATH. KNAVENSTROTH. She was born 22 Apr 1721, and died 10 Apr 1796 in Loxten, Westphalen, Germany.

Children of JOHANN SILGMANN and ANNA ROLOFF are:

i. CATHARINA MARIA SILGMANN, b. 28 Jul 1753, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany.

ii. PETER HENRICH (TWIN) SILGMANN, b. 09 Nov 1756, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany; d. 15 Jul 1757, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany.

iii. (STILLBORN TWIN) SILGMANN, b. 09 Nov 1756, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany.


Children of JOHANN SILGMANN and CATHARINA SCHULTZE are:

(4) iv. JOHANN PETER SILGMANN, b. 06 Feb 1759; d. 30 Jan 1830, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany.

v. JOHANN HEINRICH SILGMANN, b. 23 Nov 1760, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany.

vi. JOHANN HERMANN SILGMANN, b. 08 Feb 1764, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany; d. 15 Sep 1783, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany.


(3) JOHANN MAINHARD SILGMANN (MENTZE SILGMANN /SELIKMANN / RUENHECK) was born 06 Mar 1719/20 in Westphalen, Germany, and died 11 Feb 1747/48 in Loxten, Westphalen, Germany. He married (1) MARGER. ELSAB. MENNEKEN 27 Oct 1748 in Versmold, Westphalen, Germany, daughter of JOHANN MENIKE and CATHARINA GESTERMANN. She was born 13 Jan 1723/24, and died 25 Nov 1749. He married (2) CATHAR. ELSEB. LANGENBERG 11 Jun 1750 in Versmold, Westphalen, Germany. She was born 1726, and died 28 Aug 1787 in Loxten, Westphalen, Germany.

Children of JOHANN SILGMANN and CATHAR. LANGENBERG are:

i. CATHARINA ELSBEIN SILGMANN, b. 10 Oct 1751; d. 05 Oct 1754.

ii. CATHARINA MARIA SILGMANN, b. 18 Jun 1754, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany; d. 19 May 1789, Peckloh, Westphalen, Germany; m. HERMANN PHILIP SCHOVERLIN, 07 Jan 1785, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany.

iii. FRANTZ HEINRICH SILGMANN, b. 09 Apr 1757, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany; d. 30 Jun 1828, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany; m. (1) MARGAR. ELISAB. PEYFUSH ?, 13 Dec 1778, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany; m. (2) AN. MAR. ELISAB. KLEINE, 06 Oct 1810, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany.



Generation No. 3

(4) JOHANN PETER SILGMANN (JOHANN WILHELM, MENTZE SILGMANN /SELIKMANN / RUENHECK) was born 06 Feb 1759, and died 30 Jan 1830 in Versmold, Westphalen, Germany. He married (1) CATHARINA ELSABEIN JABKER 01 Oct 1784 in Versmold, Westphalen, Germany, daughter of JOHANN JACOBS and MARGAR. KOTH. She was born 20 Oct 1759 in Peckloh, Westphalen, Germany, and died 09 Sep 1794 in Loxten, Westphalen, Germany. He married (2) CATHARINA ELISABETH SCHULTEN 13 Mar 1795 in Versmold, Westphalen, Germany, daughter of JOHANN SCHULTE and MARGAR. RAHMANN. She was born 06 May 1761 in Loxten, Westphalen, Germany, and died 18 Nov 1799 in Loxten, Westphalen, Germany. He married (3) MARGR. AGNESA STOVENER 14 Jun 1800 in Versmold, Westphalen, Germany, daughter of JOHANN STOVENER and MARIA CRAMER. She was born 20 Jun 1771, and died 17 Apr 1837 in Versmold, Westphalen, Germany.

Children of JOHANN SILGMANN and CATHARINA JABKER are:

i. JOHANN HEINRICH SILGMANN, b. 19 Jan 1786, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany; d. 28 Feb 1786, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany.

ii. HERMANN PHILIP SILGMANN, b. 16 May 1787, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany; d. 15 Jul 1797, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany.

iii. CATAR. ELSABEIN SILGMANN, b. 12 Jul 1791, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany.


Children of JOHANN SILGMANN and CATHARINA SCHULTEN are:

iv. JOHANN FRIEDRICH SILGMANN, b. 30 Dec 1795, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany.

(5) v. HEINRICH HERMANN SILGMANN, b. 17 Sep 1797, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany; d. 18 Aug 1867, Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany.

vi. JOHANN HEINRICH SILGMANN, b. 12 Nov 1799, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany; d. 19 Nov 1799, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany.


Children of JOHANN SILGMANN and MARGR. STOVENER are:

vii. SILGMANN, b. 09 Dec 1805, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany; d. 09 Dec 1805, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany.

viii. JOHANN PETER SILGMANN, b. 09 Nov 1809, Loxten, Westphalen, Germany; d. 02 May 1842, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany; m. CATHAR. HARLOTTA SIEMAN, 06 Jul 1834, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany.



Generation No. 4

(5) HEINRICH HERMANN SILGMANN (JOHANN PETER, JOHANN WILHELM, MENTZE SILGMANN /SELIKMANN / RUENHECK) was born 17 Sep 1797 in Loxten, Westphalen, Germany, and died 18 Aug 1867 in Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany. He married CATHARINA WILHELMINA JACOBS 21 Dec 1826 in Versmold, Westphalen, Germany, daughter of JOHANN JACOBS and MARIA STRITHORST. She was born 17 Feb 1799, and died 19 Aug 1874 in WI. (See JACOBS Family report following the SILGMANNs)

Children of HEINRICH SILGMANN and CATHARINA JACOBS are:

(6) i. JOHANN FRIEDRICH SILGMANN, b. 25 Aug 1827, Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany; d. 26 Nov 1896, Manchester, Wisconsin.

ii. AMALIA DOROTHEA SILGMANN, b. 18 Oct 1829, Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany; d. 20 Mar 1840, Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany.

iii. SILGMANN, b. 25 Mar 1831, Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany; d. 25 Mar 1831, Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany.

(7) iv. FRIEDRICH WILHELM SILGMAN, b. 06 Apr 1833, Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany; d. 05 Dec 1914, Marquette, Green Lake Co., Wisconsin.

(8) v. CATHARINA MARIA SILGMANN, b. 15 May 1835, Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany.



Generation No. 5

(6) JOHANN FRIEDRICH SILGMANN (HEINRICH HERMANN, JOHANN PETER, JOHANN WILHELM, MENTZE SILGMANN /SELIKMANN / RUENHECK) was born 25 Aug 1827 in Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany, and died 26 Nov 1896 in Manchester, Wisconsin. He married (1) FRIEDRICKE BOWENKAMP 25 May 1863 in ev.Church Versmold. She was born 01 Oct 1838 in Eggeberg, Westphalen, Germany, and died 05 Mar 1892 in Wisconsin. He married (2) WILHELMINE (WENDLAND) REIER 28 Dec 1893 in Manchester, Green Lake, Wisconsin. She was born in Margolin, Germany.

Children of JOHANN SILGMANN and FRIEDRICKE BOWENKAMP are:

i. HEINR. HERMANN SILGMANN, b. 14 Jul 1863, Germany; d. 16 Jul 1864, Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany.

ii. HERM. WILHELM SILGMANN, b. 20 Dec 1865.

(9) iii. PAULINE SILGMANN, b. Aug 1867, Wisconsin.

iv. WILLIAM SILGMANN, b. 1871, Wisconsin.

v. EMIL SILGMANN, b. 1872, Wisconsin; m. EMMA, 17 Dec 1904, Green Lake Co., WI; b. 1873, Wisconsin.

vi. EMMA SILGMANN, b. 1874, Wisconsin.

vii. AMALIA MARIE SILGMANN, b. 29 Nov 1875, Wisconsin.

viii. HULDA LOUISE SILGMANN, b. 22 Mar 1877, Wisconsin; d. 31 Dec 1892, Buried St. Paul's, Manchester, Wisconsin.

ix. JOHANN FRIEDRICH SILGMANN, b. 27 Jun 1879, Wisconsin; d. 1930; m. PAULINE, 1908; b. 1884, Wisconsin.

x. ANN SILGMAN, b. Apr 1882 in Wisconsin; d. 18 Aug 1961 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; m. SOHRWEIDE.


(7) FRIEDRICH WILHELM SILGMAN (HEINRICH HERMANN SILGMANN, JOHANN PETER, JOHANN WILHELM, MENTZE SILGMANN /SELIKMANN / RUENHECK) PHOTO was born 06 Apr 1833 in Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany, and died 05 Dec 1914 in Marquette, Green Lake Co., Wisconsin. He married AMALIA AUGUSTE PAPPRITZ PHOTO 26 Dec 1874 in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Manchester, Wisconsin, daughter of FRIEDRICH PAPPRITZ and JOHANNA LUDWIG. She was born 16 Feb 1850 in Naundf, Saxony, Germany, and died 26 Nov 1916 in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac Co., Wisconsin.

Children of FRIEDRICH SILGMAN and AMALIA PAPPRITZ are:

(10) i. MAX FRIEDRICH SILGMAN, b. 30 Jan 1874, Watertown, Wisconsin; d. 04 Aug 1956 in Wisconsin.

(11) ii. IDA MARIE SILGMAN, b. 20 Sep 1875, Manchester, Green Lake, Wisconsin; d. 22 Jan 1967, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.

(12) iii. CLARA EMMA JOSEPHINE SILGMAN, b. 16 Aug 1877, Manchester, Green Lake, Wisconsin; d. 18 Jan 1967, Markesan, Green Lake, Wisconsin.

(13) iv. ALMA IRINA MARIE SILGMAN, b. 18 Sep 1879, Manchester, Green Lake, Wisconsin; d. Dec 1944.

(14) v. OTTILIE PAULINE (DELIA) SILGMAN, b. May 1882, Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin.

(15) vi. OTTO FRIEDRICH DAVID SILGMAN, b. 24 Jun 1885, Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin; d. Apr 1976, Fond Du Lac, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin.

(16) vii. EMMA DORA SILGMAN, b. 21 May 1889, Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin; d. Jun 1950.


(8) CATHARINA MARIA SILGMANN (HEINRICH HERMANN, JOHANN PETER, JOHANN WILHELM, MENTZE SILGMANN /SELIKMANN / RUENHECK) was born 15 May 1835 in Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany.

Child of CATHARINA MARIA SILGMANN is:

i. JOHANN FRIEDRICH SILGMANN, b. 05 Mar 1860.



Generation No. 6

(9) PAULINE SILGMANN (JOHANN FRIEDRICH, HEINRICH HERMANN, JOHANN PETER, JOHANN WILHELM, MENTZE SILGMANN /SELIKMANN / RUENHECK) was born Aug 1867 in Wisconsin. She married GUSTAV EMIL HASS 08 Oct 1886 in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Manchester, Wisconsin. He was born Sep 1859 in Germany.

Children of PAULINE SILGMANN and GUSTAV HASS are:

i. FRANK M HASS, b. 09 Mar 1887, Markesan, Wisconsin; m. CLARA, 1910; b. 1886, Wisconsin.

ii. FRANCES HASS, b. Mar 1890, Markesan, Green Lake, Wisconsin; d. 10 Mar 1942; m. ALFRED HERMAN SCHROEDER, 1923; b. 01 Jan 1890.


(10) MAX FRIEDRICH SILGMAN (FRIEDRICH WILHELM, HEINRICH HERMANN SILGMANN, JOHANN PETER, JOHANN WILHELM, MENTZE SILGMANN /SELIKMANN / RUENHECK) PHOTO was born 30 Jan 1874 in Watertown, Wisconsin, and died 04 Aug 1956 in Wisconsin. He married EDITH ZUEGE 26 Jun 1901 in Berlin, Green Lake Co, Wisconsin, daughter of WILHELM ZUEGE and ALBERTINE BROSE. She was born Jun 1879 in Berlin, Green Lake Co, Wisconsin, and died 04 Jun 1973 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Children of MAX SILGMAN and EDITH ZUEGE are:

i. OLIVE ISABEL SILGMAN, b. 07 Sep 1902, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; d. 06 Feb 1994, Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

ii. MAXINE SILGMAN, b. 05 May 1906, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; d. 19 Jun 1977, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin; m. CARL BERNHARD.

iii. BLANCHE ELIZABETH SILGMAN, b. 23 Aug 1917, Wisconsin; d. 17 Jun 1992, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


(11) IDA MARIE SILGMAN (FRIEDRICH WILHELM, HEINRICH HERMANN SILGMANN, JOHANN PETER, JOHANN WILHELM, MENTZE SILGMANN /SELIKMANN / RUENHECK) PHOTO was born 20 Sep 1875 in Manchester, Green Lake, Wisconsin, and died 22 Jan 1967 in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. She married LEWIS EMERY CASTLE 18 Mar 1902 in South Milwaukee, WI, son of WILLIAM CASTLE and CYNTHIA COCHRAN. He was born 21 Jun 1868 in Bristol, Kenosha, Wisconsin, and died 01 May 1938 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois.

Children of IDA SILGMAN and LEWIS CASTLE are:

i. LEWIS CASTLE, b. 08 Jul 1903, South Milwaukee, WI; d. 08 Jul 1903, South Milwaukee, WI.

ii. ORMAL WILLIAM CASTLE, b. 05 Mar 1905, South Milwaukee, WI; d. 21 Oct 1992, Frankfort, Franklin, KY; m. (1) DOROTHY KARKAU; b. 29 Aug 1919, Buffalo, NY; d. 01 Jan 1982, Buffalo, NY; m. (2) ELIZABETH WERNER, 28 Oct 1929; b. 11 May 1908, Ashland, WI; d. 22 Sep 1971, Arroyo Hondo, NM.

iii. CHAMPLAIN HASTINGS CASTLE, b. 24 Jul 1911, South Milwaukee, Wisconsin; d. 16 Mar 1972, Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin; m. (1) GENEVIEVE DEBBORA PARSONS, 18 Sep 1943, San Francisco, California; b. 28 Oct 1911, Santa Rosa, California; d. 15 Oct 1967, St. Mary's Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; m. (2) ALMA MAYER, 19 Dec 1970.


(12) CLARA EMMA JOSEPHINE SILGMAN (FRIEDRICH WILHELM, HEINRICH HERMANN SILGMANN, JOHANN PETER, JOHANN WILHELM, MENTZE SILGMANN /SELIKMANN / RUENHECK) PHOTO was born 16 Aug 1877 in Manchester, Green Lake, Wisconsin, and died 18 Jan 1967 in Markesan, Green Lake, Wisconsin. She married CARL OTTO MILDEBRANDT 25 Apr 1901 in Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin, son of EDWARD MILDEBRANDT and DOROTHEA DRAEGER. He was born 04 Jul 1874 in Germany, and died 10 Mar 1953 in Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin.

Children of CLARA SILGMAN and CARL MILDEBRANDT are:

i. WILLIAM MILDEBRANDT, b. 25 Aug 1901, Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin; d. Jul 1977, South Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; m. ELSA DRAGER, 31 May 1924, Green Lake Co., Wisconsin; b. 1901; d. 19 Jan 1976, Cudahy, Wisconsin.

ii. BERTHA LOUISE MILDEBRANDT, b. 20 Sep 1903, Wisconsin; d. 08 Nov 1990, Green Lake, Wisconsin; m. FRANK SCHMIDT, 12 Jun 1926, Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin; b. 12 Jun 1898, Wisconsin; d. Feb 1984, Green Lake, Wisconsin.

iii. OTTO MILDEBRANDT, b. 23 Sep 1905, Wisconsin; d. 09 Jan 1978, Markesan, Green Lake, Wisconsin; m. ANNA SCHWANDT, 29 Sep 1929, Markesan, Green Lake, Wisconsin; b. 1908, Wisconsin; d. 31 Oct 1986, Green Lake Co., Wisconsin.

iv. DOROTHY SOPHIA MILDEBRANDT, b. 25 Jul 1908, Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin; d. 23 Feb 1992, Wisconsin; m. ALBERT SCHUELER, 01 Dec 1926, Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin; b. 07 Jan 1904, Green Lake, Wisconsin, USA; d. 01 Jun 2002, Markesan, Green Lake, Wisconsin.

v. LILLIAN KATHERIN MILDEBRANDT, b. 09 Oct 1910, Wisconsin; d. 02 Feb 1996, Wisconsin; m. ELMER E. SCHWANDT, 29 Sep 1929, Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin; b. 27 Sep 1904, Wisconsin; d. 21 Dec 1993, Markesan, Green Lake, Wisconsin.

vi. LYNN MILDEBRANDT, b. 01 Mar 1913, Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin; d. 14 May 2003, Markesan, Wisconsin; m. FRIEDA SCHWANDT, 25 Sep 1937, Markesan, Green Lake, Wisconsin; b. 1913, Wisconsin; d. 25 Feb 1999, Green Lake Co., Wisconsin.

vii. MILTON CARL MILDEBRANDT, b. 11 Jun 1919, Wisconsin; d. 16 May 1962, Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin; m. BERNICE.


(13) ALMA IRINA MARIE SILGMAN (FRIEDRICH WILHELM, HEINRICH HERMANN SILGMANN, JOHANN PETER, JOHANN WILHELM, MENTZE SILGMANN /SELIKMANN / RUENHECK) PHOTO was born 18 Sep 1879 in Manchester, Green Lake, Wisconsin, and died Dec 1944. She married FRANK J RAFFERTY 27 Jan 1904 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was born 1880 in Wisconsin, and died 1955.

Children of ALMA SILGMAN and FRANK RAFFERTY are:

i. JEANETTE HARRIET RAFFERTY, b. 1905, Wisconsin.

ii. JAMES W RAFFERTY, b. 16 Dec 1908, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; d. 12 Jul 2000, Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire; m. MARGE, 15 Jun 1946.

iii. MARION RAFFERTY, b. 26 Sep 1913, Wisconsin; d. 06 Nov 1974, Watertown, Jefferson, Wisconsin; m. (1) WILLIAM REEVES, b. April 20, 1911, Wisconsin; d. Sept. 1974, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; m. (2) BRUNO ERWIN KLOTH, 15 Jul 1946, Clinton, IA; b. 16 Mar 1921, Wisconsin; d. 11 Nov 1988, Waukesha, Wisconsin.


(14) OTTILIE PAULINE (DELIA) SILGMAN (FRIEDRICH WILHELM, HEINRICH HERMANN SILGMANN, JOHANN PETER, JOHANN WILHELM, MENTZE SILGMANN /SELIKMANN / RUENHECK) PHOTO was born May 1882 in Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin. She married EDWARD WICKNER 22 Nov 1905 in Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin, son of FERDINAND WICKNER and HENRIETTE LANGE. He was born 04 Mar 1878 in Neshkoro, Wisconsin, and died 30 Jun 1931.

Children of OTTILIE SILGMAN and EDWARD WICKNER are:

i. ELENORA WICKNER, m. CUZNER.

ii. ESTHER C WICKNER, b. 08 Sep 1906, Wisconsin; d. 29 Mar 1987, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; m. CLARENCE STEINHILBER; d. 24 Feb 1981, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

iii. RUTH A WICKNER, b. 27 Mar 1911, Wisconsin; m. E H FENSKE.

iv. ARTHUR ARNOLD WICKNER, b. 28 Feb 1913, Wisconsin; d. 18 Apr 1986, Racine, Racine, Wisconsin; m. (1) JANET; b. 10 Mar 1917; d. May 1981, Racine, Racine, Wisconsin; m. (2) RUTH MARIE GEER, 12 Dec 1984, Racine, Wisconsin; b. 1928.

v. ERMA E WICKNER, b. 1916, Wisconsin; m. JAHNS.

vi. ADELINE V WICKNER, b. Jun 1917, Wisconsin; d. 25 Apr 2009; m. CHARLES E. MELCHER.

vii. AUDREY WICKNER, b. 1926, Wisconsin; m. NORMAN FOX.


(15) OTTO FRIEDRICH DAVID SILGMAN (FRIEDRICH WILHELM, HEINRICH HERMANN SILGMANN, JOHANN PETER, JOHANN WILHELM, MENTZE SILGMANN /SELIKMANN / RUENHECK) PHOTO was born 24 Jun 1885 in Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin, and died Apr 1976 in Fond Du Lac, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin. He married MARGARET ANN O'KEEFE. She was born 15 Jan 1880 in Wisconsin, and died 03 Mar 1956 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

Children of OTTO SILGMAN and MARGARET O'KEEFE are:

i. VIOLET MAY SILGMAN, b. 16 Oct 1916, Marquette, Green Lake Co., Wisconsin; m. JOSEPH GENETSKE.

ii. LEONE MARGRETTE SILGMAN, b. 12 Oct 1919, Marquette, Green Lake Co., Wisconsin; m. GALE KLUCKMAN.


(16) EMMA DORA SILGMAN (FRIEDRICH WILHELM, HEINRICH HERMANN SILGMANN, JOHANN PETER, JOHANN WILHELM, MENTZE SILGMANN /SELIKMANN / RUENHECK) PHOTO was born 21 May 1889 in Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin, and died Jun 1950. She married RUDOLPH HENKE 1907. He was born 28 Nov 1885 in Wisconsin, and died 23 Aug 1931.

Children of EMMA SILGMAN and RUDOLPH HENKE are:

i. GENEVA RUBY HENKE, b. 22 May 1909, Manchester, Green Lake, Wisconsin; m. WILLIAM F. HOFFMAN, 04 Nov 1928, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin; b. 1906, Princeton, Wisconsin.

ii. IONE EVALINE HENKE, b. 14 Apr 1916, Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin; d. 09 Feb 1993, Brookfield, Waukesha, Wisconsin; m. ARTHUR HENRY ZUEHLS, 26 Nov 1933, Manchester, Green Lake, Wisconsin; b. 30 Jan 1905, Princeton, Wisconsin; d. 15 Jan 1994, Princeton, Green Lake, Wisconsin.

iii. INEZ LORRAINE HENKE, b. 19 May 1922, Marquette, Green Lake, Wisconsin; d. 17 May 2008, Portage, Columbia, Wisconsin; m. RALPH BROWN, 14 Oct 1941, Dubuque, Iowa.



THE JABKER/JACOBS FAMILY

Descendants of Johann Philip Jabker

Generation No. 1

(1) JOHANN PHILIP JABKER. He married (1) AGNES HOLTZKOTTER. He married (2) AGNESA BUSSMANN July 06, 1724.

Child of JOHANN JABKER and AGNES HOLTZKOTTER is:

i. JOHANN JURGEN JABKER, b. April 12, 1748; d. May 15, 1748.


Children of JOHANN JABKER and AGNESA BUSSMANN are:

ii. JOHANN HERMANN JACOB, b. December 10, 1724; d. November 27, 1774, Peckloh, Westphalen,

Germany; m. (1) MARG. GER. KOTH /KOCH, April 26, 1754, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany; m. (2) MARG. EL. POHLER, January 07, 1762.

iii. JOHANN HEINRICH JABKER, b. January 24, 1726/27; m. ANNA CATH. SOETEBIER, April 11, 1755.

iv. CATH. MARIA JABKER, b. November 10, 1729.

v. PETER HERMANN JABKER, b. June 22, 1732; d. February 17, 1732/33.

(2) vi. JOHANN PETER JABKER, b. February 25, 1733/34.



Generation No. 2

(2) JOHANN PETER JABKER (JOHANN PHILIP) was born February 25, 1733/34. He married ANNA CATHARINA HOCKER /HOECKER April 01, 1755.

Children of JOHANN JABKER and ANNA HOCKER /HOECKER are:

i. PETER HERMANN JABKER, b. April 17, 1756, Peckloh, Westphalen, Germany; d. October 08, 1802, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany; m. MARIA EL . HUSEKENHOFF, September 25, 1784, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany.

ii. CATH. MARGARET JABKER, b. April 14, 1759, Peckloh, Westphalen, Germany; d. January 17, 1792, Peckloh, Westphalen, Germany; m. (1) PHILIP WILHELM HARDICK, June 21, 1787, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany; m. (2) PETER HEINRICH BRAMEIER, April 22, 1789.

iii. REGINA SOPHIA JABKER, b. February 20, 1762, Peckloh, Westphalen, Germany; d. May 07, 1818, Peckloh, Westphalen, Germany; m. JOHANN FRIEDRICH WENNER, March 29, 1788, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany.

iv. CATH. ELISABETH JABKER, b. June 15, 1765, Peckloh, Westphalen, Germany; d. May 11, 1832, Peckloh, Westphalen, Germany; m. JOHANN LUTHER HERMANN HARDICK, September 05, 1783, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany.

(3) v. JOHANN HEINRICH WILHELM JACOBS, b. November 21, 1768, Peckloh, Westphalen, Germany; d. January 16, 1825, Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany.

vi. JOHANN PETER JABKER, b. August 01, 1771, Peckloh, Westphalen, Germany; d. March 18, 1774, Peckloh, Westphalen, Germany.



Generation No. 3

(3) JOHANN HEINRICH WILHELM JACOBS (JOHANN PETER JABKER, JOHANN PHILIP) was born November 21, 1768 in Peckloh, Westphalen, Germany, and died January 16, 1825 in Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany. He married (1) MARIA EL. FLOSSMANN January 23, 1791. He married (2) MARIA ELISABETH STRITHORST June 18, 1791, daughter of JOHANN STRIETHORST and CATHARINA SONDERWERTH.

Child of JOHANN JACOBS and MARIA FLOSSMANN is:

i. PETER HERMANN JACOBS, b. February 23, 1791, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany.


Children of JOHANN JACOBS and MARIA STRITHORST are:

ii. CATH. ELSABEIN JACOBS, b. February 13, 1792, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany.

iii. JOHANN HERMANN JACOBS, b. March 04, 1794, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany; d. November 15, 1795, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany.

iv. HEINRICH HERMANN JACOBS, b. December 21, 1795, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany.

v. STILLBIRTH JACOBS, b. December 12, 1797, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany; d. December 12, 1797, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany.

(4) vi. CATHARINA WILHELMINA JACOBS, b. February 17, 1799; d. August 19, 1874, WI.

vii. MARIA ELISABETH JACOBS, b. April 23, 1802, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany; d. February 20, 1806, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany.

viii. HERMANN PHILIP JACOBS, b. October 22, 1804, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany; d. February 12, 1857, Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany; m. MARIA CATH. AHNEPOHLS, August 05, 1827, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany.

ix. PETER HEINRICH JACOBS, b. May 20, 1809, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany; d. June 02, 1809, Versmold, Westphalen, Germany.



Generation No. 4

(4) CATHARINA WILHELMINA JACOBS (JOHANN HEINRICH WILHELM, JOHANN PETER JABKER, JOHANN PHILIP) was born February 17, 1799, and died August 19, 1874 in WI. She married HEINRICH HERMANN SILGMANN December 21, 1826 in Versmold, Westphalen, Germany, son of JOHANN SILGMANN and CATHARINA SCHULTEN.

Children of CATHARINA JACOBS and HEINRICH SILGMANN are:

i. JOHANN FRIEDRICH SILGMANN, b. August 25, 1827, Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany; d. November 26, 1896, Manchester, WI; m. FRIEDRICKE BOWENKAMP.

ii. AMALIA DOROTHEA SILGMANN, b. October 18, 1829, Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany; d. March 20, 1840, Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany.

iii. SILGMANN, b. March 25, 1831, Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany; d. March 25, 1831, Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany.

iv. FRIEDRICH WILHELM SILGMAN, b. April 06, 1833, Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany; d. December 05, 1914, Marquette, Green Lake Co., WI; m. AMALIA AUGUSTE PAPPRITZ, December 26, 1874, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Manchester, WI.

v. CATHARINA MARIA SILGMANN, b. May 15, 1835, Hesselteich, Westphalen, Germany.


Note: in places, you'll notice the abbreviations, such as Cath. These were done this way, because that is how the old record book have them written. We didn't want to misspell the names.


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