|I am researching my own and my husband's families who reside mainly in Illinois, Wisconsin, Texas, and Missouri. The
main surnames involved are:
in Clinton County Illinois:
SANTEL, ARENTSEN, NETTEMEYER, WELLEN, BOVEN, TOENNIES, HEIMANN, KALMER, RENSING.
in Effingham County Illinois, Dallas, Texas, and Missouri:
ZACHA, KOLLMANN, KAMPSCHRAEDER, STROOT, FELDHAKE, YOUNGER, VONDENBASCH, ROEDL, THIES.
In Rock County Wisconsin & Milwaukee, Wisconsin:
In Sheboygan, Wisconsin:
KOEHLER, MANSKE, MUELLER, ZIMMERMANN.
Please see the reports at the 'link' listed below.
Any information is appreciated and can be reciprocated.
- The Andrew Kollmann Family - circa 1900 (121 KB)
The Andrew Kollmann family -
front: Anne, Baby Elizabeth, Anna Christina, Katherine, Louis, Andrew, Joseph -
Back: Suzanna, Herman, Mary, William
- Wedding:Fred Santel and Helena Arentsen-1903 (53 KB)
This is a wedding picture of Fred Santel and
Helena Arentsen in April 1903 in Clinton
County, Illinois. Witnesses: Bernard (Ben) Santel and Mary Arentsen.
- The Andrew Kollmann Family - circa 1908 (134 KB)
The Andrew Kollmann family - front: Elizabeth, Andrew, Arthur, Anne, Anna Christina - back: Katherine, William, Mary, Herman, Suzanna, Joseph, Louis
- Henry Zacha and Mary Rosa Kampschraeder Zacha (63 KB)
Henry Zacha was born July 30, 1846 in Prussia and
Mary Rosa was born June 8, 1864 in Prussia. They
lived in Effingham County, Illinois.
- The Gerhard Henry Santel Farm in Albers, Illinois (57 KB)
This farm in Albers, Illinois was owned by Gerhard
Santel and his wife Anna Stuckenberg Santel. His son Louis Santel and Louis' wife Elizabeth Frueke Santel worked the farm for awhile. Most of their
children were born there.
- The Henry Zacha Family - circa 1907 (76 KB)
Left to Right: front: Henry, Mary, Mary Rosa -
Back: Catherine, John, Albert, Elizabeth, George, Caroline
- Louis Santel and Elizabeth Frueke Santel farm (48 KB)
The Santel farm in Albers Illinois was owned by
Gerhard Henry Santel and passed on to Louis Santel (most of Louis' children were born there). Photo courtesy of Jeanne Randoll.
- The Andrew Kollmann family - circa 1910 (97 KB)
Left to Right: Front: Andrew, Arthur, Anna Christina (Stroot) Kollmann -
Back: unknown Kollmann, George Zacha & Christina(Kollmann)Zacha & baby William Zacha, Susan Kollmann, William Kollmann
- Wedding-George Zacha,Christine Mary Kollmann 1909 (96 KB)
Wedding: Sept 6, 1909: Left to Right: George Zacha, Frances Kuhns, Christine Mary Kollmann, John Zacha
- The Fred Santel Family - circa 1920 (67 KB)
The Fred Santel family in front of their new house in Damiansville, Illinois. Left to Right: Louis, Edward, Fred, Josephine, Elsie, Helena, Margaret, Marie
- The William Kampschrader Sr. Family - circa 1900 (57 KB)
Left to Right:
Front: Mary Kampschrader Zacha, William Kampschrader Sr., John Kampschrader -
Back: Minnie Kampschrader Hoeflicker, Katie Kampschrader Smith, Rosie Kampschrader Arth, Susie Kampschrader McDaniel, William Kampschrader Jr.
- William and Mary Kampschrader - before 1889 (49 KB)
William Kampschrader Sr and Mary Jansen Kampschrader
- William and Mary (Jansen) Kampschrader (103 KB)
Another shot of William and Mary Kampschrader,
also before 1889.