For the past several years, I’ve been working on a family history book of my maternal grandparents, Stanley “Spud” Davis and Marian Bohnsack. After my grandma died late last year, … Continue reading Publishing My Family History
Anna Marie Wulff was the sister of my great-great grandmother Carolina “Lena” Sophia (Wulff) Bohnsack. She was born on June 20, 1875, in Mecklenburg, Germany, to Henry John Wulff Sr … Continue reading Death: Anna Marie Wulff
Leo Bohnsack was my great-grandfather. He was born on December 16, 1891, in Schapville, Thompson Twp, Illinois, to Carl Herman Bohnsack and Carolina Sophia Wulff. He was the oldest of … Continue reading Obituary: Leo H. Bohnsack
I updated reports for the descendants of Andreas “Anton” and Eva Barbara (Schick) DEININGER , Nicholas and Mary (Casper) BAUSMAN, Philip and Julia (Stoft) BAUSMAN, Johann J.H. and Henrietta (Koch) … Continue reading Updated Descendant Reports
Carolina Sophia “Lena” (Wulff) Bohnsack was my gg-grandmother. She was born in Germany on November 15, 1867 to Henry and Marie (Schumacher) Wulff. She immigrated at 16, and married Carl … Continue reading Obituary: Carolina Sophia (Wulff) Bohnsack
Below is the obituary for William Wulff, son of Henry Jr and Mary (Bohnhoff) Wulff from the Freeport Journal-Standard, 17 Jul 1934.
Transcription of obituary:
William Wulff, Leonard, S.D.
Elizabeth, Ill., July 17 – Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wulff, who reside a few miles north of this city received news Monday of the death of their son, William Wulff, aged 30, at his home in Leonard, S.D., earlier that day. Mr. Wulff had been in poor health for the past several years following a severe attack of influenza but his condition was thought to have been improving only a week ago. The young man was known in this community, having visited his parents here upon several occasions and having spent a part of the past spring at the parental home. Besides his parents he leaves a widow and two small children, besides other relatives and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Wulff left Monday afternoon where they will attend the funeral services, which will probably be held on Wednesday. It is expected that burial will be made in that community.
Below is the obituary for Carl Herman Bohnsack, husband of Carolina Sophia “Lena” (Wulff), and my great-great grandfather. It was published in in the Freeport Journal-Standard, Monday, 26 Feb 1940, … Continue reading Obituary: Carl Herman Bohnsack