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Halfmann, Gerhard
Koenigs, Anna Catharina
Sonntag, Johann
Halfmann, Chrysanthus
Sonntag, Eva M

Halfman, John Gregory


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Meyer, Margaret Rose

Halfman, John Gregory 1

  • Born: Jul 12, 1869, Taycheedah, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA
  • Marriage: Meyer, Margaret Rose on Nov 15, 1911 in Canby, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, USA
  • Died: Jan 16, 1951, Sublimity, Marion, Oregon, USA at age 81
  • Buried: Sublimity, Marion, Oregon, USA

bullet   Cause of his death was Hit and Run Driver in Sublimity Oregon.


bullet  General Notes:

1845: Halfmanns arrive in America
The Halfmann family came to America aboard the clipper ship "Duchess es de O'leans", which docked in New York harbor on August 29, 1845. Th ey came to Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin in 1845 and were founding membe rs of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Johnsburg, Wisconsin.
This is how they were listed on the passenger list:
Ann Halfonan Aug 29, 1845 36 F Havre Deutschland Duchesse d' Orlea ns
Cresons Halfonan Aug 29, 1845 3 F Havre Deutschland Duchesse d' Orlea ns
Gerhard Halfonan Aug 29, 1845 43 M Havre Deutschland Duchesse d' Orle ans
Margareth Halfonan Aug 29, 1845 25 F Havre Deutschland Duchesse d' Or leans

1852: The Meyer family arrived in the New York harbor , United States Sept ember 3, 1852, on the ship Antarctic. Their port of departure was Antwer p, Belgium, Place of Origin was Germany. On this passenger list was: Jo hn Joseph 35; Christina 36; Gerhard 26; Catherine 20; Johann 17; Gertru de 16; Nicholas 11 and Gerhard 6 months.
John Joseph and Christina Meyer were Margaret Meyer's grandparents.

1900 US Census: Adams, Mower County, Minnesota
John G Halfman, single age 30 born Wisconsin July 1869, boarder in the Wil liam St.Clair household. Occupation: Salesman

1910 US Census: Fond Du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
John G Halfman, single age 40 born Wisconsin

1920 US Census: East Stayton Precinct, Marion County, Oregon
J.G. Halfman 50, Margaret 33; Occupation laborer in lumber mill
Leona, Harold; Dorothy
They are renting a house between the George Kuch and Liston Darby family

1930 US Census: Sublimity, Marion Co., Oregon - April 22
John G Halfman 60 married at 42 born Wisconsin, occupation Berry Farmer, M argaret R, 43 married at 25 born Iowa
Leona M 16 born California; Harold A. 14 born California; Dorothy L. 12 bo rn California; Vera A. 9 born Oregon; Asella M 9 born Oregon

1951: John is killed in hit and run accident
John was walking home from his Knights of Columbus meeting and while cross ing the main street in Sublimity was hit and killed by a car driven by a t eenager who left the scene of the accident and was never charged.

bullet  Medical Notes:

cataract surgery prior to 1965


John married Margaret Rose Meyer, daughter of Johan August Meyer and Anna Mary Thome, on Nov 15, 1911 in Canby, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, USA. (Margaret Rose Meyer was born on Oct 5, 1886 in Stacyville, Mitchell, Iowa, USA, died on Jan 29, 1965 in Silverton, Marion, Oregon, USA and was buried in Sublimity, Marion, Oregon, USA.) The cause of her death was Leukemia.



1 Diane M Scott, Surety: 3.

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