Williams, Matthias 1
- Born: May 12, 1861, Russell, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA
- Marriage: Dressen, Susanna M C on Jul 2, 1885 in Chilton, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA
- Died: Dec 22, 1928, New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA at age 67
Another name for Matthias was Matt.
1900 US Census: New Holstein, Calumet County, Wisconsin Mathias Wiliams 40 born May 1860 Wisconsin Susan 34 born May 1866 Germany, had 4 children; 3 living Children: Margaretha 13 born September 1886; Joseph 7 born December 1892; Wilhelmina 4 born September 1895--all in Wisconsin
1910 US Census: New Hostein, Calumet County, Wisconsin Matthias Williams 41; Susanna 44, had 5 children, 5 living Margaretha 23, Joseph 17, Wilhamina 14, Leo 8, Amandus son 6
Sheboygan Press, Monday December 24, 1928 New Holstein: Mathes Williams aged 67, was found dead in bed at his home here Saturday. Death is attributed to heart failure. Mr. Williams was born on May 12, 1861, in the town of Russell, Sheboygan county, and was married to Miss Susanna Dressen on July 2, 1884, and since 1894, the couple made their home three miles northwest of New Holstein. Mrs. William preceded her husband in death several years ago. Deceased is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Fred Kirch of New Holstein and Mrs. Ed. Sabel of Fond du Lac; three sons, Joseph, Leo and Amandus of New Holstein; two brothers, Joseph and Adam Williams of Kiel; four sisters, Mrs. William Graf, Mrs. Herman Dahlheim and Mrs. John Gisch of Sheboygan and Mrs. C. Larson of Jackson, Minnesota. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon from the home and at 2 p.m. at St. Johns Reformed church. Rev. A. C. Plappert will officiate and burial will be made in the New Holstein Cemetery.
From Calumet county death records: Matt Williams (v.8 p.417), April 12, 1861-Dec. 22, 1928 Widowed, Son of John Williams and ? Meyer (both born Germany) Born Wisconsin –farmer , Died from “heart failure” Buried at New Holstein Cemetery ******** From Calumet county death records: Susanna Williams nee Dressen (v.7 p.903), Wife of Math Williams May 28, 1866-June 22, 1925, Daughter of John Dressen and Margaret Thode (both born Germany), Born Germany Died from “carcinomia of the pyloric end of the stomach” Buried at New Holstein Cemetery ******** Death claimed Mrs. Zusanna(sic) Williams on Monday noon, at her farm home, 3 miles southwest of the village, of heart failure. Mrs. Williams, nee Dressen was born in Schleswig, Holstein, Germany, May 28, 1866. At the age of 18 years she came to this country, directly to Calumet county, and has been living on the present home for nine years. She was married to Mr. Williams July 2, 1884. Their union was blessed with six children, one of whom died in childhood. The survivors are her husband, 2 daughters, Margareta Kirch, and Wilhelmina Sabel, and 3 sons, Joseph of New Holstein, Leo and Amandus at home; also 2 brothers, John Dressen of Sheboygan and Herman of Rockbine, N. Dak., and 3 sisters, Mrs. Jos. Williams of this village, Mrs. John Dietsch of Sheboygan, and Mrs. Clemens Mudrow of Elkhart Lake; and 4 grandchildren. The funeral will be held this Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Reformed church, of which the deceased was a member for 24 years. Rev. Plappert will officiate at the services and burial will be made in the local cemetery. (No newspaper named, June, 1925)
Matthias married Susanna M C Dressen, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, on Jul 2, 1885 in Chilton, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA. (Susanna M C Dressen was born on May 28, 1866 in Heide, , Schleswig-Holstein, Germany and died on Jun 22, 1925 in New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA.)