Husband: John Witwen (1 2)
Born: 09 Feb 1840 in Switzerland
Married: 11 Apr 1867 in Granville, Milwaukee, WI
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Wife: Susan B. Leister (3)
Born: 17 Sep 1846 in Granville, Milwaukee, WI
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Children
01 (F): Lovinia Witwen (4)
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02 (F): Mary C. Witwen (5)
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03 (F): Emma S. Witwen (6)
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04 (M): George Witwen (7)
Born: 19 Feb 1871
Died: 05 Oct 1874
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05 (F): Laura May Witwen (8 9)
Born: 01 May 1886
Died: 11 Feb 1959 in Madison, Dane, WI
Spouses: Frederick Carl Wintermantel
Additional Information

John Witwen:

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John served in the Civil War with Christian Wintermantel and gave testimony in the matter of CW's disability pension.

Footnotes
  1. George Wintermantle, Letter from George Wintermantle to Mathilda Druschel 1/16/1908.

    On June 19th my son Friedrich got married to Laura Witwen, daughter of John Witwen, whose father built the (?) mill. The wedding was in Baraboo where the family is living now. John is the county treasuer.

  2. History of Sauk County, Wisconsin (Chicago: Western Historic Company, published 1880).

    Baraboo:

    John P. Witwen, was born in Switzerland, Feb 9, 1840; came to America in June, 1851; is the son of John P. Witwen and Elizabeth Luetscher, both natives of Switzerland; lived in Watertown, Wis., one year and then came to Sauk City and remained there until 1856; then moved on a farm in the town of Troy; he lived there until Aug. 15, 1862, when he enlisted in Co. K. 26th W.V.I.; served until June 13, 1865, when he was mustered out; was in all the battles his regiment participated in except Chancellorsville and Gettysburg; returned to Troy, and lived there until Jan. 1, 1877; he was elected County Clerk in 1876 and holds that office at the present time; has conducted the Troy Flouring Mill since 1867; was Town Clerk in Troy during the years of 1870 and 1871; also Town Treasurer for two years in 1873 and 1874. Was married in the town of Granville, Milwaukee Co., April 11, 1867 to Susan B. Leister; she was born in the town of Granville, Milwaukee Co., Wis., Sept. 17, 1846; they have three children - Lovina, Mary C. and Emma S.; lost one son George, who was born Feb. 19, 1871 and died Oct. 5, 1874.

  3. Ibid., John P. Witwen.
  4. Ibid., John P. Witwen.

    they have three children - Lovina, Mary C. and Emma S.

  5. Ibid., John P. Witwen.

    they have three children - Lovina, Mary C. and Emma S.

  6. Ibid., John P. Witwen.

    they have three children - Lovina, Mary C. and Emma S.

  7. Ibid., John P. Witwen.

    (They) lost one son George, who was born Feb. 19, 1871 and died Oct. 5, 1874.

  8. Jan Bender, Patsy Clark, Julie Edwards, and Margaret Ann Jenstad; about 2002, Descendants of John Jacob Wintermantel.
  9. K Hasse (<karenkhasse@gmail.com>), email.
    (16 Mar 2015)

    Laura M. Witwen's middle name was May. She was born 5/1/1886 and died
    2/11/1959. Not sure yet where she was born. She died in Madison, WI.

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