Gisch, Franz John 1
- Born: Dec 3, 1858, New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA
- Marriage: Williams, Christina on Jun 12, 1877 in New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA
- Died: Feb 1, 1928, Saint Nazianz, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA at age 69
- Buried: New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA
Another name for Franz was Frank.
1870 US Cencus: New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin Heinrich Gisch 48 born Meckelberg; Louise wife 45 born Meckelberg, Germany; Children: Fritz 18 born Meckelberg Germany; Franz 10 born NH Wisconsin, John 5 born NH Wisconsin, Maria 8 born NH Wisconsin
1880 US Census: New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin Frank Gesch abt 1857 born Prussia; Christina abt 1857 Wisconsin; Anna abt 1879 Wisconsin
1900 US Census: New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin Frank Gisch 42 born December 1857 Wisconsin Christine 42 born September 1857 Wisconsin, married 22 had 6 children, 3 living; Children: Joseph 18 born September 1881; Laura 16 born November 1883 both in Wisconsin
1910 US Census Charleston, Calumet Wisconsin, Frank Gisch 57 married 32 born Wisconsin; Christine 49 born Wisconsin
1920 US Census: New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin Frank Gisch 61 born Wisconsin; Christine 62 born Wisconsin
February 4, 1928 - Sheboygan Press Aged Resident of St. Nazianz Called to Rest New Holstein - Frank Gisch 70, passed away early Tuesday morning of pnemonia and pleurisy followed by a stroke. Mr. Gisch was born on a farm in the town of New Holstein on December 3, 1858, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gisch. He grew to manhood in this vicinity and attended district school. On June 12, 1877, he was united in marriage with Miss Christine Williams. The couple resided on a farm in the town of New Holstein until ten years ago, when they purchased a home in this village. Three children preceed him in death. His first wife died five years ago. The survivors include three children, Mrs. John Biermann and Joseph J Gisch of New Holstein and Mrs. James H Vint of Madison. On December 18, 1924 he was married to Mrs. Anna Spahn, who also survives him. Mr. Gisch was a member of the St. Johns Reformed church and was affiliated with the I.O.O.F lodge at Chilton. Funeral services will be held from the family home Saturday at 2 p.m. and from the Reformed church, Rev. A. C. Plappert officiating. Interment will be made in the city cemetery with services under the auspices of the I.O.O.F. lodge of Chilton.
Note* his birth date from the marriage certificate at the Calumet County courthouse is January 3, 1859. His tombstone is December 3, 1858.
Franz married Christina Williams, daughter of Johannes Gerhardt Willems and Klara Mayer, on Jun 12, 1877 in New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA. (Christina Williams was born on Feb 17, 1855 in Russell, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA, died on Sep 26, 1922 in Saint Nazianz, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA and was buried in New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA.)