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DEADRECH, Johanna (Josie) C.

Female 1830 - 1908  (77 years)


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  • Name DEADRECH, Johanna (Josie) C.  [1
    Born 8 May 1830  Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1860  Stiles, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See F. William John for details.
    Census 1870  Gillett, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See F. William John for details.
    Census 1880  Gillett, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See F. William John for details.
    Census 1900  Gillett, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See F. William John for details.
    Died 30 Apr 1908  Gillett, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Cause of death: cancer
    Buried 3 May 1908  Gillett, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Wanderer’s Rest Cemetery, Undertaker: Jon Kuehl, Gillett, WI
    Person ID I2193  Shepard and John Tree
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2016 

    Family JOHN, Sergeant Fredrick William,   b. 3 Mar 1827, Alt Raden, Posen, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1910, Gillett, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1852  Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    • by Oliver Parsons, Justice of Peace
    Notes 
    • Celebrate Golden Wedding
      Is What F.W. John and Wife Did Last Saturday.
      F.W. John, the genial and popular postmaster of Gillett, and his wife celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of their wedding at their home, in the west part of the village, last Saturday. Those present to enjoy the festivities of the day were all their children and grand-children and a few old time friends whom they had known for years.
      Mr. and Mrs. John have been residents of Gillett for more than forty years and possibly no couple of the county have a wider acquantance than they have. Mr. John is in his 76th year. He was a native of Prussia. He served his adopted country through the war of the Rebellion. Mrs. John’s maiden name was Johanna Diedrich. She was born in Brunswick. They were married in Milwaukee in 1852. They have five children living, fifteen grand-children and one great grand-child. They received numerous congratulations by mail and telegram and were the recipients of many substantial and beautiful gifts from relatives and friends both at home and abroad, a few of which came from far off Germany.

      GOLDEN WEDDING
      Postmaster John and wife celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Sat. Nov. 28, 1902 at the old homestead in the west part of the village by inviting to their home for the day all the children and grandchildren and a few intimate friends. Mr. and Mrs. John a fine old German couple are Wisconsin pioneers having lived in Gillett more than 40 years. Mr. John a native of Prussia is in his 75th year, is still vigorous and hearty and did service for the country of his adoption throughout the war of the rebellion. Mrs. John whose maiden name is Johanna Diedrich was born in Brunswick is in her 73rd year is sprightly, kindly, and loveable. They have five living children, fifteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild. They received numerous congratulations both by mail and telegram and were recipients of many substantial and beautiful presents from relatives and friends both at home and abroad, a few of which came from far as Germany. Both Grandpa and Grandma John as everyone calls them are charitable, generous to a fault everybody knows them everybody likes them and The Times joins everybody in wishing them many years yet of health, peace, prosperity and contentment. Gillett Times. [5, 7]
    Children 
     1. JOHN, Clara Ellen,   b. 1854, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1885, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     2. JOHN, Alfred C.,   b. 7 Feb 1857, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1936, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. JOHN, Henry Donsing,   b. 8 Oct 1858, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1926, Newald, Forest County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     4. JOHN, William W.,   b. 28 Jun 1860, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     5. JOHN, Laura,   b. 27 Aug 1866,   d. 1922  (Age 55 years)
     6. JOHN, Victor Hugo,   b. 13 Feb 1872, Gillett, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1956, Oconto Falls, Oconto County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F1750  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Frederick William John and his wife Johanna Deadrich John
    Frederick William John and his wife Johanna Deadrich John
    This image was given to my by my cousin RHinz, who got is from another John cousin.
    John family homestead in Gillett
    John family homestead in Gillett
    Frederick William John and Johanna Deadrech John family home with some family. Located in Gillett, Wisconsin. Unable to indentify most of the people in the picture although I believe that it is 3 sons and a daughter, possibly FW's brother August. Maybe taken when August game to visit.

    Headstones
    Johanna Deadrech John headstone
    Johanna Deadrech John headstone
    Wanderer’s Rest Cemetery, Gillet, Oconto County, Wisconsin.

  • Sources 
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