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Willems, Johannes Gerhardt
Mayer, Klara
Williams, Gerhard John
Gessert, Mary Anna
Williams, John Gerhard


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1. Sandel, Elizabeth

2. Dressen, Minnie

Williams, John Gerhard 1

  • Born: Jul 11, 1879, New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA
  • Marriage (1): Sandel, Elizabeth on Sep 15, 1900 in Kiel, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA
  • Marriage (2): Dressen, Minnie on Apr 2, 1941 in Kiel, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA
  • Died: Apr 17, 1957, Kiel, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA at age 77
  • Buried: Kiel, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA

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1900 US Census: Schleswig, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin Adam Sandel 56 born Germany April 1842; Charlotte 56 born Germany July 1843, Elizabeth 22 single born April 1878 Germany; Henry 16 born June 1883 Wisconsin

Tuesday, August 2, 1938 - Sheboygan Press : Elizabeth Sandel Williams Mrs. Williams of St. Anna dies at home Monday. Mrs. John Williams 59, passed away at her farm home at St. Anna Monday morning at 9 o'clock. She was born Elizabeth Sandel in Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany, April 7, 1879. In 1882 , Mrs. Williams came to America with her parents and settled on a farm in the town of Schleswig. She was married to John Williams in 1900 and the couple made their home at Kiel for seven years. Later they moved to a farm in the town of Rhine where they lived for 12 years and for the past 19 years have lived at the farm near St. Anna, west of Kiel. She is survived by her husband, two sons, Henry of Sheboygan and John Jr. at home; two brothers Adam Sandel of Kiel and Henry Sandel of Cudahy; one sister, Mrs. Lottie Henschel of Elkhart Lake and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the residence at St. Anna at 9 a.m. Thursday and at 9:30 a.m. at St. Anna Catholic church. The Rev. Mr. Bartelme will officiate and burial will be in the Catholic cemetery near Kiel.

Thursday April 18, 1957 Sheboygan Press John G Williams, 77, of 1604 S. 13th died early Wednesday afternoon at St. Nicholas Hospital after a lingering illness. He had been a patient at the hospital for the past three weeks. A native of Calumet County, he was born July 11, 1879 in the town of New Holstein, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Gerhard Williams. After his marriage to Miss Elizabeth Sandel in September 1900, he lived on the Williams homestead farm in the town of New Holstein until 1940. His wife died August 1, 1938. Three years later, on April 2, 1941, he was married to Mrs. Minnie Dressen Mudrow. They lived at Elkhart Lake for four years and made their home in Sheboygan since 1945. Mr. Williams was a member of the Community Evangelical and Reformed Church at Elkhart Lake. Survivors are the widow; two sons, John of Sheboygan, and Henry of Elkhart Lake; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Isadore Ellenbecker, Sheboygan. One daughter, two brothers and two sisters preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sturday at the Raeder Funeral Home, Elkhart Lake, with the Rev. Paul A Olm, pastor of the Church officiating. Burial will be in Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery at Kiel.

Sheboygan Press Wednesday May 22, 1968 Mrs. Minnie Mudrow Williams 90, formerly of Elkhart Lake, died Tuesday at the Cedar Lake Home near West Bend following a lingering illness. Born January 31, 1878 in Germany she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Claude Dressen, and came to the United States with her parents in 1882 and settled in New Holstein. She was married to Clemens H. Mudrow on November 5, 1895. the couple lived in Elkhart Lake following their marriage. He died May 6, 1938. On April 2, 1941, she was married to John Williams Sr. and the couple lived in Elkhart Lake and Sheboygan. He died April 17, 1957. Mrs. Williams had lived at the Cedar Lake Home since 1964. She was a member of the Elkhart Lake Community UNited Church of Christ. Survivors include two stepsons, John Williams of Sheboygan and Harry Mudrow of Fond du Lac; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. One daughter, one son and two step-sons preceded her in death. complete funeral services will be held Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Wittkopp Funeral Home, the Rev. Henry Heinbuch, pastor of Immanuel Reformed United Church of Christ, Milwaukee, officiating. Burial will be in the Elkhart Lake Cemetery.


John married Elizabeth Sandel on Sep 15, 1900 in Kiel, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA. (Elizabeth Sandel was born on Apr 7, 1879 in Darmstadt, , Hessen, Germany, died on Aug 1, 1938 in Saint Anna, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA and was buried in Kiel, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA.)


John next married Minnie Dressen, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, on Apr 2, 1941 in Kiel, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA. (Minnie Dressen was born on Jan 31, 1878 in Heide, , Schleswig-Holstein, Germany and died in May 1968 in West Bend, Washington, Wisconsin, USA.)

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