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Ancestors of Dennis Raymond Thompson


      22. Henry Gerke, born February 8, 1841 in Frankenberg, Germany; died April 25, 1917 in Mount Horeb, Dane County, Wisconsin. He was the son of 44. Henry Gerken and 45. Katrina Wemer. He married 23. Sophia Zufall May 11, 1870 in Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin.

      23. Sophia Zufall, born January 31, 1841 in Retenau, Hessen, Germany; died April 2, 1921 in Mount Horeb, Dane County, Wisconsin. She was the daughter of 46. Henry Zufall and 47. Christine Gerke.

Notes for Henry Gerke:
      Henry came to the United States in 1864, at the age of 23 years. He came to German Valley with a family named Becker, whom he had traveled with coming to America. He worked for several farmers. He married Katherine Kahl and had two children Reinhart and Henry. His wife and the two children died of diphtheria within a half a year of each other.
      Henry and Sophie were born in neighboring villages in Germany. they attended the same public school. they both traveled on the same sailboat coming to the United States. It took them seven weeks to cross the ocean. They each went there separate ways when they arrived in the United States. Later when each of their spouses had died. They met each again when Henry went to Albany, New York to visit a sister living there. While in New York, he went to New York City to greet his former schoolmate and friend Sophie Zufall. Henry then returned home to German Valley.
      In 1870 Sophie Zufall and daughter Annie came to German Valley, Sophie then married Henry shortly after that move. They lived in a log house, to which added rooms as they were able, and later built log stables. They began farming when there were no fences. Wheat the only crop was broadcast by hand and a cow or two supplied milk and butter. Some of the wheat was threshed out by horse powered machine was taken to Elvers Mill north of Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin to be ground into flour. Excess wheat was sold, this being the only cash income. Henry became a trustee of the German Lutheran Church, already established on a nearby hill. The family worshipped there all their life. As the farm grew a new set of buildings were built in 1895 and after. They were built on a hill above the ravine where the log house and stables stood. They farmed on 80 acres of land. Henry and Sophie farmed until 1914 when they moved to a house in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin. Henry died in 1917 from an illness.


















More About Henry Gerke:
Burial: April 28, 1917, German Valley Cemetery, Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
Cause of Death: Chronic Enocorditis
Church: German Valley Lutheran Church
Immigration: 1864, Germany
Nationality: German
Occupation: Farmer

  Notes for Sophia Zufall:
      Sophie was the youngest of four children. Came to the United States in 1864, at the age of 23 years. she arrived in New York City and remained there because she had a brother living there. she found employment in a large Hotel. She married in Germany, had one child (Annie), her first husband was lost at sea on the way to America. Sophie died in 1921 from burns (her Clothing caught fire when she was singeing a chicken).


More About Sophia Zufall:
Burial: April 4, 1921, German Valley Cemetery, Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
Cause of Death: Accidental Burns
Church: German Valley Lutheran Church
Immigration: 1864, Germany
Nationality: German
Occupation: Housekeeper
     
Children of Henry Gerke and Sophia Zufall are:
  11 i.   Dorothea Gerke, born February 28, 1873 in German Valley, Town of Blue Mounds, Dane County, Wisconsin; died February 22, 1933 in Mount Horeb, Dane County, Wisconsin; married Frank Daniel Heuser January 6, 1892.
  ii.   Henry Gerke, died Unknown.
  iii.   August Gerke, born January 30, 1879 in Blue Mounds, Dane Co., Wisconsin; died September 26, 1968 in Madison, Dane Co., Wisconsin; married Marie Mauer; died Unknown.
  More About August Gerke:
Burial: Unknown, German Valley Cemetery, Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin

  iv.   Reinhart Gerke, died Unknown.
  v.   Sophia Gerke, died Unknown; married August Eckel; died Unknown.
  vi.   Christine Gerke, died Unknown; married Ernest Wirth; died Unknown.


      24. Enoch Enloe, born February 4, 1808 in South Carolina; died April 1, 1884 in Mifflin, Iowa County, Wisconsin. He was the son of 48. Asahel Enloe and 49. Sarah Stewart. He married 25. Elizabeth Louisa Kirkpatrick October 1, 1829 in Bond County, Illinois.

      25. Elizabeth Louisa Kirkpatrick, born February 8, 1808 in Jackson County, Georgia; died 1889 in Mifflin, Iowa County, Wisconsin. She was the daughter of 50. James Gillham Kirkpatrick and 51. Sarah Pettyjohn.

Notes for Enoch Enloe:
      Enoch served in the Blackhawk war in 1832. His unit was Capt. James Craig's Company of Illinois Mounted Volunteers, Galena Illinois--attached to Col. Henry Dodge's Regiment. Enloe was a private. In 1852 and again in 1855 he applied for bounty land based on this service. He was living in Iowa County Wisconsin though the applications are dated in Grant County, Wisconsin     
      Enoch remained in Illinois until 1827, when he came to Wisconsin; then returned to Illinois. Enoch remained there until 1834, when he returned to Iowa County Wisconsin to make a home for him, his wife Louisa Kirkpatrick, and eventually the eight children they would raise.      Source Iowa County Biographical page 921 Under, Town of Mifflin.            
      Enoch was a farmer near Washburn. He was a Methodist, a Republican and a member of the I.O.O.F. He served as a member of the town board several times and held local offices, including that of school board member. He bought 120 A. of land when he first settled in Iowa Co. sold that parcel and bought 160 acres. where he built the home he and Louisa spent there declining years developing. He added 300 Acres to the base land.                                          The following inscriptions are found on Enoch's stone and that of his daughter--both buried in the Kirkpatrick Cemetery on the Iowa Co. and Grant Co. line. SW of Rewey Wi.                        Enoch Enloe            Sarah G                                          Died Mifflin, Wi.            Dau of E and L Enloe                              April 1, 1884            Died Aug. 3, 1845                                    Aged 76 yrs. 1 Mo, 27 da      Aged 1 year 7 Mo                                    Native of South Carolina                                                Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord and delighted                               greatly in the commandments. Gracious is the Lord and                               righteous. Yea, our God is merciful.                                                                                    Source: A Kirkpatrick Genealogy by Melvin Kirkpatrick 1985 P. 65-66     

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      According to the 1880 Iowa County Plat book Enoch owned 240 acres of land in Mifflin Township Section 17. Land was on both sides of County Highway G along The Iowa-Lafayette County border. Enoch was a patent holder of these lands, 80 acres NW 1/4 of section 19 township 4 range 1 Lafayette County, 11/12/1935, 80 acres SE 1/4 section 19 township 4 range 1 Iowa County, 6/7/1847, 80 acres SE 1/4 section 20 township 4 range 1 Lafayette County, 1836

More About Enoch Enloe:
Burial: April 1884, Kirkpatrick Cemetery, Rewey, Iowa County, Wisconsin
Emigration: 1820, With his Parents/Bond County, Illinois
Military service: 1832, Black Hawk War

  Notes for Elizabeth Louisa Kirkpatrick:
      Elizabeth Louisa Kirkpatrick was born in Jackson Co., GA, 8 February 1808. She married on 1 October 1829 in Bond Co., IL, Enoch Enloe, who was the son of Asahel Enloe and grandson of Isaac Enloe, Sr., who died in York Co., SC. Isaac Enloe served in the American Revolution. Enoch was born in South Carolina on 4 February 1808. He had been in Wisconsin (then Michigan Territory) in 1827 but returned to Illinois. in 1834 Enoch and Louisa returned to Iowa County, Wisconsin.
      Enoch served with a number of Kirkpatrick kinsmen in the Black Hawk War in 1832. His unit was Captain James Craig's company of Illinois mounted volunteers, Galena, attached to Colonel Henry Dodge's regiment. Enloe was a private. In 1852 and again in 1855 he applied for bounty land based on this service. He was then living in Iowa County, Wisconsin, though the applications are dated at Grant County.
      Enloe was a farmer and lived near Washburn. He was a Methodist, a Republican and a member of the I.O.O.F.*. He served as a member of the town board several times and held other local offices including that of school board member. He bought 120 acres of land when he first settled in Iowa County, sold that parcel and bought 160 acres where he built the home he and Louisa spent their declining years developing. He added 300 acres to the base land. Louisa died in 1889, and Enoch died in Mifflin, 1 April 1884. Both are buried in the Kirkpatrick Cemetery near Rewey, Wisconsin.

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*International Order of Odd Fellows[Thomas Gillham.FTW]

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[Kirkpatrick Family.FTW]





More About Elizabeth Louisa Kirkpatrick:
Burial: 1889, Kirkpatrick Cemetery, Rewey, Iowa County, Wisconsin
     
Children of Enoch Enloe and Elizabeth Kirkpatrick are:
  12 i.   William Columbus Enloe, born July 25, 1850 in Rewey, Iowa County, Wisconsin; died December 10, 1924 in River Falls, Pierce County, Wisconsin; married Mary Elizabeth Thompson July 3, 1870 in Mifflin Township, Iowa County, WIsconsin.
  ii.   James Newman Enloe, born January 3, 1833 in Bond County, Illinois; died February 17, 1910; married (1) Catherine ???; born Abt. 1837 in Baden, Germany; died Unknown; married (2) Kate Sheers August 31, 1856 in Iowa Co., Wis; born August 28, 1837 in Baden, Germany; died December 7, 1926.
  Notes for James Newman Enloe:
James Enloe was born 3 January 1833, Bond County, Illinois and died 17 February 1910. He is buried in Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. He married Catherine ______ , who was born circa 1837 in Baden, Germany.

There were two children born of the marriage.[Thomas Gillham.FTW]

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James Enloe was born 3 January 1833, Bond County, Illinois and died 17 February 1910. He is buried in Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. He married Catherine ______ , who was born circa 1837 in Baden, Germany.

There were two children born of the marriage.[Kirkpatrick Family.FTW]

James Enloe was born 3 January 1833, Bond County, Illinois and died 17 February 1910. He is buried in Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. He married Catherine ______ , who was born circa 1837 in Baden, Germany.

There were two children born of the marriage.

  More About James Newman Enloe:
Burial: Unknown, Belmont, Wisconsin

  iii.   Francis Marion Enloe, born July 29, 1836 in Mifflin, Iowa County, Wisconsin; died September 22, 1912 in New Hartford, Butler County, Iowa; married Sara Josephine Armstrong January 19, 1865 in Platteville, Grant County, WIsconsin; born May 19, 1848 in Saline, Michigan; died 1917 in Waterloo, Ia..
  Notes for Francis Marion Enloe:
Francis Enloe was born 29 July 1836 in Wisconsin and died 22 September 1912 at New Hartford, Butler County, Iowa. He married Sarah Josephine Armstrong on 19 January 1865 at Platteville, Wisconsin. She was born ca. 1848 in Michigan.

Enloe served with Company E, 11th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War. He enlisted as a private and was enrolled at Madison, Wisconsin, 21 September 1861. He was a farmer at the time of his enlistment, standing 5 feet 9 inches tall with dark hair and eyes. He served as a wagon master during part of this duty. He was discharged for medical reasons at Ironton, Missouri, 22 March 1863. He returned to Live at Rewey, Wisconsin, until February 1889 when he moved to New Hartford, Iowa.

There were seven children born of this marriage.[Thomas Gillham.FTW]

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Francis Enloe was born 29 July 1836 in Wisconsin and died 22 September 1912 at New Hartford, Butler County, Iowa. He married Sarah Josephine Armstrong on 19 January 1865 at Platteville, Wisconsin. She was born ca. 1848 in Michigan.

Enloe served with Company E, 11th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War. He enlisted as a private and was enrolled at Madison, Wisconsin, 21 September 1861. He was a farmer at the time of his enlistment, standing 5 feet 9 inches tall with dark hair and eyes. He served as a wagon master during part of this duty. He was discharged for medical reasons at Ironton, Missouri, 22 March 1863. He returned to Live at Rewey, Wisconsin, until February 1889 when he moved to New Hartford, Iowa.

There were seven children born of this marriage.[Kirkpatrick Family.FTW]

Francis Enloe was born 29 July 1836 in Wisconsin and died 22 september 1912 at New Hartford, Butler County, Iowa. He married Sarah Josephine Armstrong on 19 January 1865 at Platteville, Wisconsin. She was born ca. 1848 in Michigan.

Enloe served with Company E, 11th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War. He enlisted as a private and was enrolled at Madison, Wisconsin, 21 September 1861. He was a farmer at the time of his enlistment, standing 5 feet 9 inches tall with dark hair and eyes. He served as a wagon master during part of this duty. He was discharged for medical reasons at Ironton, Missouri, 22 March 1863. He returned to Live at Rewey, Wisconsin, until February 1889 when he moved to New Hartford, Iowa.

There were seven children born of this marriage.

  More About Francis Marion Enloe:
Military service: Bet. September 21, 1861 - 1863, Civil War

  Notes for Sara Josephine Armstrong:
      [Thomas Gillham.FTW]

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  iv.   John Thomas Enloe, born November 4, 1838 in Mifflin, Iowa County, Wisconsin; died November 24, 1916; married (1) Elizabeth Louisa Newman December 17, 1863 in Platteville, WI; born July 17, 1843; died May 25, 1908; married (2) Eliza Newman December 17, 1863 in Platteville, Grant Co., Wisconsin; born July 17, 1843 in Wisconsin; died May 25, 1909.
  Notes for John Thomas Enloe:
John was a son of Elizabeth Louisa Kirkpatrick and Enoch Enloe. he was born at Mifflin, Iowa County, Wisconsin, 4 November 1838 and died 24 November 1916. He married Eliza (Louisa) Newman 17 December 1863 at Platteville. She was born 17 July 1842 or 1843 in Wisconsin and died 25 May 1909.

John F. Enloe served in Company C, 7th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War. He enlisted 19 August 1861 and was discharged 1 September 1864 at Petersburg, Virginia. He had achieved the rank of Sergeant. His enlistment papers say he was 6 feet, 2 inches tall with dark complexion, dark hair and eyes. He was a farmer and hotel keeper after the war. He lived variously at Mifflin in Iowa County, Belmont in Lafayette County, and also in Grant County, all in Wisconsin.

There were five children born of this marriage.[Thomas Gillham.FTW]

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  More About John Thomas Enloe:
Military service: Bet. 1861 - 1863, Civil War

  v.   Oscar Wallace Enloe, born February 14, 1844 in Mifflin, Iowa Co., Wi; died September 8, 1915 in Rewey, Wisconsin; married Mary Zervia Fairbanks April 16, 1865 in Platteville, WI; born 1840 in Illinois; died June 16, 1918 in Rewey, Wi..
  Notes for Oscar Wallace Enloe:
Oscar Wallace Enloe, born the fourth child of Enoch and Elizabeth Louisa (Kirkpatrick) Enloe, was born 14 February 1841 in Wisconsin. He died 8 September 1915 at Rewey, Wisconsin, and is buried in the Kirkpatrick Cemetery at Rewey, Wisconsin.

He married Mary Zervia Fairbanks, daughter of Olden and Anna Fairbanks in Platteville, Wisconsin, on 16 April 1865. She was born in 1840 in Illinois and died 16 June 1918. She, too, is buried in the Kirkpatrick Cemetery in Rewey, Wisconsin.

Oscar served in the Union Army in the Civil War. He enlisted at Platteville, Wisconsin, on 12 August 1861 and was mustered at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. He was twenty years of age and stood just a quarter-inch over six feet. He had black hair and black eyes and a dark complexion. He was a private in Company C, 7th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.

Enloe's pension application papers record that he was wounded in the testes at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 2 July 1863. He apparently was captured and paroled by the Confederate Army and sent to Jarvis General Hospital in Baltimore. After recovery from that wound, he was wounded again, this time at Jericho Ford or North Anna (both are listed), Virginia, in May 1864. This time it was a serious chest wound and he was in a series of hospitals until September of 1864 when he was at Petersburg, Virginia where he was discharged 1 September 1864. He was a corporal. He lived many years near Rewey, Wisconsin.

There were five children born of the marriage.[Kirkpatrick Family.FTW]



  More About Oscar Wallace Enloe:
Burial: Unknown, Kirkpatrick Cemetery, Rewey, Wi.
Military service: Bet. 1861 - 1864, Civil War

  More About Mary Zervia Fairbanks:
Burial: Unknown, Kirkpatrick Cemetery, Rewey, Wi.

  vi.   Asahel L. Enloe, born May 3, 1846; died May 15, 1923 in Edmund, Iowa Co., Wi; married (1) Ellen Thomas June 16, 1870; born March 10, 1850; died February 7, 1887 in Callipo, Iowa; married (2) Laura Giffith June 20, 1898; born June 16, 1859; died January 31, 1917 in Rewey, Wi..
  More About Asahel L. Enloe:
Burial: Unknown, Carmel Cemetery, Rewey Wi.

  More About Ellen Thomas:
Burial: Unknown, Carmel Cemetery, Rewey Wi.

  vii.   Udolia Enloe, born 1830; died Aft. 1880; married (1) John Cavanaugh; born Abt. 1830; died Aft. 1880; married (2) John Estabrook; born Abt. 1830; died Aft. 1850.
  viii.   Sarah G. Enloe, born January 1844; died August 3, 1845.


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