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Updated September 6, 2000

BRASHEARS, JOHN WILLIS son of Amanda Shaffer Brashears, sister of Ether, Susan, Maude, brother Edgar - I have a total family tree for this family dating from about 1742 which includes, Buckingham, Shaffer, Crout, etc. At some point reference is to Fredrick West Maryland. The Shaffers and Brashears are from the Chicago area. CHRISTOPHER CROUT came to America around 1737 and was the father of JACOB CROUT, grandfather of DANIEL CROUT.
DIXON, GERTRUDE who married ??? SPANGENBERG. DIXON and looking for info on CLEVELAND from the Cleveland, MN area and SPANGENBERG (probably from St. Paul, MN area) - looking for information on them.

WENINGER, MARTIN JOHN son of ALOYSIS WENINGER who immigrated from the Austro-Hungary area in the early 1900's and settled in the St. Paul, MN area - looking for information on possible Weninger relations. Aloysis married KATHRYN BERGMAN (sp) in St. Paul, MN. Kathryn tentatively was from the Bondorf, Germany area, or at least Southern Germany or Northern Austria. Martin married BEULAH BESSIE SPANGENBERG of St. Paul, MN and they had six children. WILLIAM WENINGER, ROBERT WENINGER, NANCY WENINGER KLINGBERG, SUZZANE WENINGER MUELKEN, JOHN WENINGER AND JAMES CHARLES WENINGER who married ELIZABETH CORA WOLFF.

Looking for information on ancestors of CORA DOROTHY SHEA wife of John Willis Brashears. Her father was from County Cork Ireland and the original name could have been WILLIAM O'SHEA OR SHEA - he married a Sophie ???? from Germany possibly Duseldorf (sp).

WOLFF,ALFRED C. (Deerfield Township, IL) brother of Albert (both brothers settled upon marriage in Wilmette, IL. They had sisters - don't know names. Alfred married ELIZABETH HOFFMEYER from northern Indiana. Alfred C. Wolff was a volunteer fireman in Wilmette, IL. Original business was a tin shop however it later turned into an ACE Hardward store. Alfred is the father of ROBERT ALFRED WOLFF who married JEANNE BRADLEY BRASHEARS daughter of John and Cora Brashears, and ARTHUR WOLFF who married ELIZABETH BROWN (originally from Mitchell, IN and was the daughter of PANSEY BROWN). Albert married and had two sons, one of which was HERBERT WOLFF who married Thelma. Don't know the name of Albert's other son.

Elizabeth Cora Weninger
2591 Spring Lake Road
Shakopee, Minnesota 55379
United States

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