Dorothea Molzahn1

F, b. 12 October 1780
Reference=0040.2
     She was born on 12 October 1780 at 3 a.m.1 She was the daughter of Christian Molzahn and Barbara Bigalkowna.1

Dorothea Molzahn was baptized on 15 October 1780.1

Citations

  1. [S56] Roman Catholic Parish Registers of Baptims, Marriages and Deaths for Waldau (Kr. Flatow), West Prussia, Germany; now Waldowo (Sepolno Krajenskie), Bydgoszcz, Poland. Includes Neu Waldau, Odobowo, Skarpa, Tobola, Teklanowo and others.

Dorothy Catherine Molzahn

F, b. 10 March 1909
Reference=0010.A.6
     She was born on 10 March 1909 at Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin.1,2 She was the daughter of Joseph Molzahn and Rose Zoelle.

The following announcement was printed in the Watertown Daily Times on 20 Jun 1917:
Celebrates His First Holy Mass: Rev. Edw. A. Hertel Conducts Service: St. Henry's Church Packed With Guests and Friends Tuesday Morning.
     The Reverend Edward A. Hertel celebrated his first holy mass Tuesday morning at St. Henry's church. The church was packed with guests and friends.
     At ten o'clock the procession from the parsonage took place. The school children took part in the procession and the Knights of Columbus attended in a body. The service was a solemn high mass. The Rev. Hertel was assisted by the Rev. John Kreig , deacon; the Rev. James Kelly, sub-deacon, the Rev. Dr. Joseph La Boule, presbyter assistant, Gerald Fiesst, and Fred Kreuziger, master of ceremony, and Herbert Littel, thurifier.
     The students choir of St. Francis' Seminary sang the responses.
     According to a custom in the church symbolizing the union of the young priest with church Miss Dorothy Molzahn acted as bride. Miss Helen Molzahn was the flower girl and Master Frank Kellerman flower boy.
     Among the visiting priests were the Revs. Hugo Koester, Pardeeville, A. Salick, Milwaukee, P. Theisen, Milwaukee, Bernard Felsecker, Milwaukee, John Grasser, Milwaukee, August Gearhard, Milwaukee, Felix Sipple, Milwaukee, J. Salentine, Sun Prairie, M. Norton, Ripon, George Eilers, St. Francis, M. McEvoy, St. Francis, B. Salvrecter, St. Francis, E. Kersting, Reeseville, G. Hegeman, Madison, J. Higgins, Milwaukee, Louis Zerbes, Hartland, John Koelzer, Sheboygan, Joseph Braskey, Bristol.
     The services were very impressive. The sermon was preached by the Rev. P. Schweitzer of Bristol. Immediately after the mass, Benediction took place in lieu of evening services.
     A reception and dinner were held mother, Mrs. Andrew Hertel, 610 Sixth Street, shortly after the services.
     The Rev. Hertel was ordained at St. Francis Seminary last Sunday. He had been a student at the seminary for the last eleven years. He has not been assigned to a parish and will probably remain at home for a few weeks before taking up active duties.
     During a number of vacations he clerked at Hertel and Hoffman's Clothing Store in which his father was a partner.3,4



The following announcement was printed in the Watertown Daily Times on 22 May 1943:
Miss Molzahn and C. Coogan Married Here This Morning
     Miss Dorothy Molzahn, daughter of Joseph Molzahn, 509 North Washington street, and Christopher Coogan, Superior, son of Mrs. Ella Coogan, 209 Warren street, were united in marriage this morning at St. Henry's Church, with the Rev. Edward Hertel, cousin of the bride, preforming the ceremony.
     The bride was given away in marriage by her father. She was attended by her sister, Miss Irene Molzahn. The groom was attended by his brother, Matthew, Milwaukee. Francis Coogan, Superior, brother of the groom, and Edward Kellerman, cousin of the bride, ushered. A breakfast followed at the Green Bowl, and this afternoon a reception was held at the bride's home. Both are graduates of the Watertown High school. The groom is employed at Superior. The bride had been the secretary at the law office of Skinner & Thauer.5

Dorothy Catherine Molzahn married Christopher Coogan, son of Christopher Coogan and Ella Burke, on 22 May 1943 at St. Henry's Church, Watertown. The marriage was witnessed by Irene Rose Molzahn, Edgar Joseph Kellerman, Edward Hertel, Matthew J Coogan and Peter Francis Coogan.1,6,7

Dorothy Catherine Molzahn witnessed the baptism of Robert John Kellerman on 11 September 1949 at Watertown.8

Dorothy Catherine Molzahn and Christopher Coogan lived at 906 9th St. in 1971 in Watertown.9

Child of Dorothy Catherine Molzahn and Christopher Coogan

Citations

  1. [S59] Rosemary Molzahn Fischer, "Fischer FGS", Descendants of Albert Molzahn Chart.
  2. [S278] Letter, Leona Kellerman Chesemore to Dana Kellerman.
  3. [S68] Watertown Daily Times, 20 Jun 1917
    (Wednesday).
  4. [S137] Prayer card.
  5. [S68] Watertown Daily Times, May 22 1943, page 22.
  6. [S68] Watertown Daily Times, 22 May 1943, p. 3.
  7. [S201] Coogan Research Group Website, online http://www.cooganresearchgroup.com/crg/research/…
  8. [S68] Watertown Daily Times.
  9. [S237] Watertown City Directory, 1971.

Edward T. Molzahn1

M, b. December 1878
Reference=0010.2.1
     He Doctor.1 He was born in December 1878 at Iowa.2 He was the son of Adalbert Molzahn and Anna Powers.1

Edward T. Molzahn lived in McCook, Red Willow County, Nebraska.1 He graduated on 27 February 1904 from the Central Medical School.
From The Medical Herald (1904):

The commencement exercises of this institution were held in the Tootle Theater on Friday evening, February 27th. Dr. T. E. Potter delivered the faculty address. The valedictory was by Dr. Edward T. Molzahn. After the exercises an elaborate banquet was given to the newly made doctors at Hotel Metropole.3

Citations

  1. [S59] Rosemary Molzahn Fischer, "Fischer FGS", Family Group Record.
  2. [S89] 1900 Census Record, unknown repository address.
  3. [S458] "Central Medical College."

Eleanora Molzahn

F, b. 15 January 1861, d. 16 October 1937
Reference=0010.8
     She was born on 15 January 1861 at Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin.1,2 She was the daughter of Adalbertus (Albert) Molzahn and Marianna Zientkowska.

Eleanora Molzahn was also known as Lena.

Eleanora Molzahn witnessed the baptism of Anna Molzahn on 18 July 1878 at St. Henry Church, Watertown; Her notebook says she was baptised on 14 Jul 1878.

Eleanora Molzahn married Andrew Hertel, son of Leonhard Hertel and Anna Maria Krumpp, on 10 May 1881 at Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin.1,3

Eleanor Molzahn Hertel's obituary appeared in the Watertown Daily Times on 16 Feb 1937:
Andrew Hertel's Widow Dies Here At Family Home
     Mrs. Andrew Hertel, widow of one of Watertown's widely known business leaders and many years a clothing merchant, died this noon at her home, 610 South Sixth street. Her death came peacefully and following an illness of several weeks. Members of her family were with her when she died.
     Mrs. Hertel was the former Eleanora Molzahn, member of one of this community's best known families. She was born here January 15, 1861 and lived here all her life. Mr. Hertel, who was a member of the firm Hertel and Hoffmann, died 21 years ago.
     Surviving her are five daughters and five sons, the Misses Stella, Margaret and Helen, at home; Mrs. C. F. Millmann, Milwaukee; Mrs. S. H. Slaymaker, Beloit; Hugo, Albert and John, Chicago; the Rev. Edward Hertel, Waterford; and Andrew, Wauwatosa. There are 11 grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters, the Misses Margaret and Celia Molzahn, this city; Joseph, Watertown; and John, of Merrill.
     Mrs. Hertel was a member of St. Henry's Catholic church and of the Catholic Women's club. With her death there passes a woman who spent a lifetime in the service of her family and whose friends in the community were many.
     The funeral will be held from the family home Tuesday morning with services in St. Henry's church at 10 o'clock. The Rev. Father Hertel will officiate at the requiem mass. Burial will be in St. Henry's cemetery. The Boyle Funeral home is in charge of the arrangements.4

Eleanora Molzahn died on 16 October 1937 at Watertown at age 76.2,5

Eleanora Molzahn was buried at Saint Henry's Cemetery after 16 October 1937 at Watertown.1,6

Children of Eleanora Molzahn and Andrew Hertel

Citations

  1. [S59] Rosemary Molzahn Fischer, "Fischer FGS", Family Group Record.
  2. [S137] Prayer card.
  3. [S132] Watertown Gazette.
  4. [S68] Watertown Daily Times, 16 Oct 1937.
  5. [S152] "Notebook of Anna Molzahn Kellerman,."
  6. [S485] Unknown name of person unknown record type, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  7. [S68] Watertown Daily Times, 31 March 1980.
  8. [S135] History of the Hertel Family as remembered by Mathias Hertel, son of Mathias J. Hertel.
  9. [S68] Watertown Daily Times, 4 Feb 1992.

Elisabeth Molzahn1

F
      Elisabeth Molzahn was also known as Molza.

Elisabeth Molzahn married Joseph Berendt before 23 February 1829 at Komierowo, West Prussia.1

Elisabeth Molzahn married Augustino Frank before 16 September 1836 at Komierowo, West Prussia.1

Child of Elisabeth Molzahn and Joseph Berendt

Child of Elisabeth Molzahn and Augustino Frank

Citations

  1. [S57] Roman Catholic Parish Registers of Baptims, Marriages and Deaths for Waldau (Kr. Flatow), West Prussia, Germany; now Waldowo (Sepolno Krajenskie), Bydgoszcz, Poland. Includes Neu Waldau, Odobowo, Skarpa, Tobola, Teklanowo and others.

Florence Molzahn

F, b. 20 February 1902, d. 7 July 1990
Reference=0010.A.3
     She was born on 20 February 1902 at Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin.1,2,3,4 She was the daughter of Joseph Molzahn and Rose Zoelle.

Florence Molzahn witnessed the baptism of Rosemary Molzahn on 17 June 1928 at Liber Baptismorum in Ecclesia; Sponsors: Edward Burns and Florence Molzahn.5

Florence Molzahn lived at 2151/2 Church St. in 1971 in Watertown.6

Florence Molzahn was a teacher in 1971 at St. Henry's Catholic School, Watertown.6

Florence Molzahn's obituary was printed in the Watertown Daily Times:
Florence A Molzahn
     Florence A Molzahn, 88, formerly of 215 1/2 S. Church St., Watertown, died Saturday night, July 7, 1990 at Marquardt Memorial Manor.
     Funeral services will be held at the Schmutzler Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and at St. Henry's Catholic Church at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Michael Richel officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
     Friends and relatives may call to pay their respects at the funeral home Tuesday from 4 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday until the time of the service at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
     She was born Feb. 20, 1902 in Watertown, daughter of Joseph and Rose Molzahn. She had taught in rural schools and also at Douglas, Webster and St. Henry's schools in Watertown and at Concord. She was a member of St. Henry's Catholic Church, Catholic Women's Club, Catholic Knights, Saturday Club, Watertown Historical Society, Wisconsin Retired Teachers Association, AARP No. 2007. She was a former member of the American Association of University Women.
     Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Richard (Irene) Thauer and Mrs. Christie (Dorothy) Coogan, both of Watertown; one brother, G.P. of Watertown; nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, other relatives and friends.
     She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Helen McGinty, and one brother, Fred.7

Florence Molzahn died on 7 July 1990 at Watertown at age 88.1,3,8 Funeral services were held on 11 July 1990 at St. Henry Catholic Church and Cemetery, Watertown.3

Citations

  1. [S59] Rosemary Molzahn Fischer, "Fischer FGS", Descendants of Albert Molzahn Chart.
  2. [S97] , St. Henry's Catholic Cemetery, Church Records - St. Henry.
  3. [S137] Prayer card.
  4. [S278] Letter, Leona Kellerman Chesemore to Dana Kellerman.
  5. [S98] St. Bernard's Church Records.
  6. [S237] Watertown City Directory, 1971.
  7. [S68] Watertown Daily Times, after or on Jul 7 1990.
  8. [S68] Watertown Daily Times.

Franciszek Molzahn1

M, b. 4 January 1844
Reference=0020.4.5
     He was born on 4 January 1844 at Komierowo, Flatow, West Prussia, Prussia.1 He was the son of Michael Molzahn and Catharina Reicher.1

Citations

  1. [S57] Roman Catholic Parish Registers of Baptims, Marriages and Deaths for Waldau (Kr. Flatow), West Prussia, Germany; now Waldowo (Sepolno Krajenskie), Bydgoszcz, Poland. Includes Neu Waldau, Odobowo, Skarpa, Tobola, Teklanowo and others.

Fredrich J. Molzahn

M, b. 20 October 1898, d. 23 October 1976
Reference=0010.A.1
     He was born on 20 October 1898 at Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin.1,2,3 He was the son of Joseph Molzahn and Rose Zoelle.

Fredrich J. Molzahn married Dorothy (?).1 He was the sponsor at the comfirmation of Edgar Joseph Kellerman.4

Fredrich J. Molzahn married Dorothy Evelyn De Nier, daughter of S. M. Lozano and (?) Lozano, on 17 December 1927 at Newman Hall Chapel, Berkeley, Alameda County, California.1,5

Fredrich J. Molzahn lived on 22 May 1944 in Albany, Alameda County, California; The following article appeared in the Watertown Daily Times
     Frank C. Kellerman, seaman, second class, writes us from Shoemaker, Calif., that the other day while he was in San Francisco he ran across Hans Ott who is in the merchant marine and that he enjoyed a nice visit with him. Hans is a son of Dr. John H. Ott, retired faculty member of Northwestern College here. Frank has also visited several times at the home of Fred Molzahn, formerly of Watertown, who is living in Albany, Calif., just outside Oakland. Fred is associated with the Langendorf Baking Co., the largest west coast baking concern and has been with that company many years. Frank says he talked a lot about his old days in Watertown and when he used to play with various baseball teams here. Fred asked to be remembered to all his old friends here. Another fellow from these parts Frank sees almost daily is Herbert Blaessel, formerly associated with the Jefferson Banner, and one time bakery shop operator here. Frank writes that he is now about recovered from his recent attack of rheumatic fever which confined him to a hospital for 15 days. He has been visiting and seeing as many california cities and towns and places of interest as possible. He sends greetings to all his friends here.6

Fredrich J. Molzahn was associated with the Langendorf Baking Co. on 22 May 1944 at Albany.6

Fredrich J. Molzahn died on 23 October 1976 at Rancho Cordova, Sacramento County, California, at age 78.1,2,3

The following was printed in the Watertown Daily Times on 26 Oct 1976:
     Fred J. Molzahn
     Fred J. Molzahn, 78, Rancho Cordova, Calif., passed away Saturday night.
     Funeral services will be held Friday at 9:30 a.m. at the Schmutzler Funeral Home and at 10 a.m. at St. Henry's Catholic Church with Father Michael Burke officiating. Burial will be in St. Henry's Cemetery.
     Friends and relatives may call to pay their respects on Thursday from 7 until 9 p.m. and until the time of service on Friday at the Schmutzler Funeral Home. A parish rosary will be Thursday at 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
     Molzahn was born Oct. 20, 1898, in Watertown, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Molzahn. He has lived for the past 50 years in California. Molzahn was a member of St. Henry's Catholic Church.
     Surviving are his wide, Dorothy, one daughter, Mrs. Thomas Linton of California, two sons James and Walter, both of California, four grandchildren, three sisters, Mrs. Richard (Irene) Thauer, Mrs. Christie (Dorothy) Coogan, and Miss Florence Molzahn, all of Watertown, one brother, Gerald of Milwaukee, and other cousins, nieces, and nephews.
     Preceding him in death were his parents, one son and one sister.3

Funeral services were held on 29 October 1976 at St. Henry's Catholic Church and Cemetery, Watertown.3

Child of Fredrich J. Molzahn and Dorothy (?)

Children of Fredrich J. Molzahn and Dorothy Evelyn De Nier

Citations

  1. [S59] Rosemary Molzahn Fischer, "Fischer FGS", Family Group Record.
  2. [S97] , St. Henry's Catholic Cemetery, Church Records - St. Henry.
  3. [S68] Watertown Daily Times, 26 Oct 1976.
  4. [S152] "Notebook of Anna Molzahn Kellerman,."
  5. [S132] Watertown Gazette.
  6. [S68] Watertown Daily Times, 22 May 1944.

Gerald Paul Molzahn

M, b. 24 February 1900, d. 5 May 1997
Reference=0010.A.2
     He was born on 24 February 1900 at Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin.1,2 He was the son of Joseph Molzahn and Rose Zoelle.

Gerald Paul Molzahn married Lauretta Roberta Burns, daughter of John W. Burns and (?) Burns, on 30 October 1926 at St. Bernard's Church, Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin.3,4

Gerald Paul Molzahn died on 5 May 1997 at Watertown at age 97.5

Children of Gerald Paul Molzahn and Lauretta Roberta Burns

Citations

  1. [S59] Rosemary Molzahn Fischer, "Fischer FGS", Family Group Record.
  2. [S278] Letter, Leona Kellerman Chesemore to Dana Kellerman.
  3. [S59] Rosemary Molzahn Fischer, "Fischer FGS", Descendants of Albert Molzahn Chart.
  4. [S68] Watertown Daily Times.
  5. [S294] Doris Quinn, "Quinn email," e-mail to Dana Kellerman, 10 May 2003.

Geraldine Molzahn

F, b. 29 January 1934
Reference=0010.A.2.3
     She was born on 29 January 1934 at Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin.1 She is the daughter of Gerald Paul Molzahn and Lauretta Roberta Burns.

Geraldine Molzahn married Joseph George Cibulka on 10 December 1956 at Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.1

Children of Geraldine Molzahn and Joseph George Cibulka

Citations

  1. [S59] Rosemary Molzahn Fischer, "Fischer FGS", Descendants of Albert Molzahn Chart.

Helen Molzahn

F, b. 11 February 1908, d. 1 May 1966
Reference=0010.A.5
     She was born on 11 February 1908 at Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Joseph Molzahn and Rose Zoelle.

The following announcement was printed in the Watertown Daily Times on 20 Jun 1917:
Celebrates His First Holy Mass: Rev. Edw. A. Hertel Conducts Service: St. Henry's Church Packed With Guests and Friends Tuesday Morning.
     The Reverend Edward A. Hertel celebrated his first holy mass Tuesday morning at St. Henry's church. The church was packed with guests and friends.
     At ten o'clock the procession from the parsonage took place. The school children took part in the procession and the Knights of Columbus attended in a body. The service was a solemn high mass. The Rev. Hertel was assisted by the Rev. John Kreig , deacon; the Rev. James Kelly, sub-deacon, the Rev. Dr. Joseph La Boule, presbyter assistant, Gerald Fiesst, and Fred Kreuziger, master of ceremony, and Herbert Littel, thurifier.
     The students choir of St. Francis' Seminary sang the responses.
     According to a custom in the church symbolizing the union of the young priest with church Miss Dorothy Molzahn acted as bride. Miss Helen Molzahn was the flower girl and Master Frank Kellerman flower boy.
     Among the visiting priests were the Revs. Hugo Koester, Pardeeville, A. Salick, Milwaukee, P. Theisen, Milwaukee, Bernard Felsecker, Milwaukee, John Grasser, Milwaukee, August Gearhard, Milwaukee, Felix Sipple, Milwaukee, J. Salentine, Sun Prairie, M. Norton, Ripon, George Eilers, St. Francis, M. McEvoy, St. Francis, B. Salvrecter, St. Francis, E. Kersting, Reeseville, G. Hegeman, Madison, J. Higgins, Milwaukee, Louis Zerbes, Hartland, John Koelzer, Sheboygan, Joseph Braskey, Bristol.
     The services were very impressive. The sermon was preached by the Rev. P. Schweitzer of Bristol. Immediately after the mass, Benediction took place in lieu of evening services.
     A reception and dinner were held mother, Mrs. Andrew Hertel, 610 Sixth Street, shortly after the services.
     The Rev. Hertel was ordained at St. Francis Seminary last Sunday. He had been a student at the seminary for the last eleven years. He has not been assigned to a parish and will probably remain at home for a few weeks before taking up active duties.
     During a number of vacations he clerked at Hertel and Hoffman's Clothing Store in which his father was a partner.4,5


Helen Molzahn married William McGinty, son of William McGinty, on 31 August 1940.1,6

The following obituary was printed in the Watertown Daily Times:
     Mrs. McGinty, Ft. Atkinson, Dies Sunday
     Services for Former Resident To Be Tuesday
     FORT ATKINSON - Miss William McGinty, 59, of 1010 Elsie Street, a resident of Fort Atkinson for the past 20 years, died at 5:30 a.m. Sunday at the Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital after a month's illness.
     Mrs. McGinty, the former Helen Molzahn, was born in Watertown on Feb. 11, 1907, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs.. Joseph Molzahn. She was a graduate of Watertown High School and Miss Brown's Business College in Milwaukee.
     Her marriage to William McGinty of Ishpeming, Mich., took place in St. Henry's Catholic Church, Watertown, Aug. 31, 1940.
     Mrs. McGinty was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, St. Ann's Society, the Cabrini Club, Fort Atkinson Hospital Auxiliary, and the Fort Atkinson Women's club.
     Surviving are her husband; two sons, Patrick and Michael, and one daughter, Eileen, at home; two brothers, Fred, Sacramento, Calif., and Gerald, Wauwatosa; three sisters, Miss Florence Molzahn, Mrs. Richard Thauer and Mrs. Christie Coogan, Watertown.
     The funeral will be held Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. from the Nitardy-Schoenfeld Funeral Home and at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Church. The Rev. E.J. Van Handel will officiate. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
     Friends may pay their respects at the funeral home starting at 4 p.m. today. The rosary will be said this evening at 7:30.
     The Dunlap Memorial Home is in charge of arrangements.7

Helen Molzahn died on 1 May 1966 at Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin, at age 58.1,2

Helen Molzahn was buried at St. Joseph's Cemetery on 3 May 1966 at Fort Atkinson.1

Children of Helen Molzahn and William McGinty

Citations

  1. [S59] Rosemary Molzahn Fischer, "Fischer FGS", email 8/21/02.
  2. [S59] Rosemary Molzahn Fischer, "Fischer FGS", Descendants of Albert Molzahn Chart.
  3. [S278] Letter, Leona Kellerman Chesemore to Dana Kellerman.
  4. [S68] Watertown Daily Times, 20 Jun 1917
    (Wednesday).
  5. [S137] Prayer card.
  6. [S68] Watertown Daily Times, 23 Apr 1979.
  7. [S68] Watertown Daily Times.

Irene Rose Molzahn

F, b. 27 February 1904, d. 10 December 2002
Reference=0010.A.4
     She was born on 27 February 1904 at Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin.1,2 She was the daughter of Joseph Molzahn and Rose Zoelle.

Irene Rose Molzahn witnessed the marriage of Christopher Coogan and Dorothy Catherine Molzahn on 22 May 1943 at St. Henry's Church, Watertown.1,3,4

Irene Rose Molzahn married Richard C. Thauer, son of Nicholas Thauer, on 4 August 1962 at St. Henry's Catholic Church, Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin.

Irene Rose Molzahn died on 10 December 2002 at Watertown Memorial Hospital, Watertown, at age 98;

The following obituary appears in st. Henry's online records.
     Irene R. Thauer, 98, died Dec. 10, 2002 at Watertown Memorial Hospital.
     Funeral services were held at St. Henry's Catholic Church. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
     The former Irene Molzahn was born Feb. 27, 1904, daughter of Joseph and Rose Molzahn. On Aug. 14, 1962, she married Richard C. Thauer at St. Henry's Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on Oct. 11, 1977. Irene was a member of St. Henry's Catholic Church and a former member of the Watertown Saturday Club, Ladies of the Elks, Watertown Hospital Auxiliary, and Watertown Country Club.
     Survivors include a sister, Dorothy Coogan of Watertown; nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, other relatives and friends.
     She was further preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Florence Molzahn and Helen McGinty; and two brothers, Fred Molzahn and gerald Molzahn.5

Citations

  1. [S59] Rosemary Molzahn Fischer, "Fischer FGS", Descendants of Albert Molzahn Chart.
  2. [S278] Letter, Leona Kellerman Chesemore to Dana Kellerman.
  3. [S68] Watertown Daily Times, 22 May 1943, p. 3.
  4. [S201] Coogan Research Group Website, online http://www.cooganresearchgroup.com/crg/research/…
  5. [S97] Church Records - St. Henry.

James Molzahn1

M, d. after 26 October 1976
Reference=0010.A.1.1
     He was the son of Fredrich J. Molzahn and Dorothy Evelyn De Nier.1

James Molzahn died after 26 October 1976.1

Citations

  1. [S68] Watertown Daily Times, 26 Oct 1976.

James A Molzahn1

M, b. 1881, d. 8 April 1925
Reference=0010.2.2
     He was born in 1881 at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, The 1900 Census gives an alternative birth date of Oct 1880.1,2,3 He was the son of Adalbert Molzahn and Anna Powers.1

James A Molzahn died on 8 April 1925 at Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyoming.1

James A. Molzahn's obituary was printed in the The Daily Nonpareil on 13 Apr 1925:
James A. Molzahn
     James A. Molzahn, age 44 years, died of heart failure. April 8, at his ranch near Sheridan, Wyo. His body arrived in Council Bluffs Sunday afternoon and was taken to the home of his mother, Mrs. Anna Molzahn, 803 Avenue H. He is survived besides his mother and two brothers, Dr. E. T. Molzahn of Superior, Neb., A.D. Molzahn of this city. Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning from St. Francis church at 9 o'clock with burial in St. Joseph's cemetery.4

James A. Molzahn's obituary was printed in The Daily Nonpareil on 14 Apr 1925:
     The funeral service for Mr. James A. Molzahn were held at St. Francis church Tuesday morning with requiem high mass at 9 o'clock. Burial was in St. Joseph's cemetery. Pallbearer's were Dr. E.T. and A. D. Molzahn, Frank Bethel, Frank Sayder, Clarence Williams and Walter Voss.4

James A Molzahn was buried at Saint Joseph Cemetery on 14 April 1925 at Council Bluffs.1

Citations

  1. [S59] Rosemary Molzahn Fischer, "Fischer FGS", Family Group Record.
  2. [S89] 1900 Census Record, unknown repository address.
  3. [S444] Molzahn Family Cemetery Inscriptions.
  4. [S443] Nonpareil.

Johann Molzahn1

M, b. 10 January 1842
Reference=0020.4.4
     He was born on 10 January 1842 at Komierowo, Flatow, West Prussia, Prussia.1 He was the son of Michael Molzahn and Catharina Reicher.1

Citations

  1. [S57] Roman Catholic Parish Registers of Baptims, Marriages and Deaths for Waldau (Kr. Flatow), West Prussia, Germany; now Waldowo (Sepolno Krajenskie), Bydgoszcz, Poland. Includes Neu Waldau, Odobowo, Skarpa, Tobola, Teklanowo and others.

Johannes Molzahn1

M, b. circa 1849, d. 4 May 1850
Reference=0010.1
     He was born circa 1849 at Waldau, West Prussia.1 He was the son of Adalbertus (Albert) Molzahn and Marianna Zientkowska.1

Johannes Molzahn was baptized at Waldau, West Prussia.1

Johannes Molzahn died on 4 May 1850 at Komierowo, West Prussia; Cause of Death: Epilepsy.1

Johannes Molzahn was buried at an unknown place on 7 May 1850.1

Citations

  1. [S56] Roman Catholic Parish Registers of Baptims, Marriages and Deaths for Waldau (Kr. Flatow), West Prussia, Germany; now Waldowo (Sepolno Krajenskie), Bydgoszcz, Poland. Includes Neu Waldau, Odobowo, Skarpa, Tobola, Teklanowo and others.

Johannes Molzahn1

M, b. 6 January 1812, d. 25 September 1813
Reference=0020.5
     He was born on 6 January 1812 at Komierowo, West Prussia.1 He was the son of Christian Molzahn and Anna Catherine Krajecka.1

Johannes Molzahn was baptized on 6 January 1812 at Waldau, West Prussia. Sponsors: Jacob Pancraz, Marianna Sprengel.1

Johannes Molzahn died on 25 September 1813 at age 1.2

Citations

  1. [S56] , Baptisms 1812, No. 2, Roman Catholic Parish Registers of Baptims, Marriages and Deaths for Waldau (Kr. Flatow), West Prussia, Germany; now Waldowo (Sepolno Krajenskie), Bydgoszcz, Poland. Includes Neu Waldau, Odobowo, Skarpa, Tobola, Teklanowo and others.
  2. [S56] Roman Catholic Parish Registers of Baptims, Marriages and Deaths for Waldau (Kr. Flatow), West Prussia, Germany; now Waldowo (Sepolno Krajenskie), Bydgoszcz, Poland. Includes Neu Waldau, Odobowo, Skarpa, Tobola, Teklanowo and others.

Johannes Molzahn1

M, b. 15 June 1845
Reference=0020.9.1
     He was born on 15 June 1845.1 He was the son of Andreas Molzahn and Tekla Bukholz.2,1

Citations

  1. [S56] Roman Catholic Parish Registers of Baptims, Marriages and Deaths for Waldau (Kr. Flatow), West Prussia, Germany; now Waldowo (Sepolno Krajenskie), Bydgoszcz, Poland. Includes Neu Waldau, Odobowo, Skarpa, Tobola, Teklanowo and others.
  2. [S57] Roman Catholic Parish Registers of Baptims, Marriages and Deaths for Waldau (Kr. Flatow), West Prussia, Germany; now Waldowo (Sepolno Krajenskie), Bydgoszcz, Poland. Includes Neu Waldau, Odobowo, Skarpa, Tobola, Teklanowo and others.

John Molzahn

M, b. 28 October 1867, d. 28 June 1947
Reference=0010.B
     He was born on 28 October 1867 at Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin.1,2,3,4 He was the son of Adalbertus (Albert) Molzahn and Marianna Zientkowska.

John Molzahn was clerk at J. H. Schulz between 1887 and 1889 at Watertown.5,6

John Molzahn lived at s. s. Main, 6 e. of 1st between 1887 and 1889 in Watertown.5,6

John Molzahn lived at 109 Main between 1892 and 1893 in Watertown.7,8

John Molzahn 109 Main Drugs, medicines, fancy and toilet articles between 1892 and 1895 at Watertown.7,8,9 He appeared on the census of 1900 at Merrill, Lincoln County, Wisconsin.10

John Molzahn lived on 22 August 1916 in Merrill, Lincoln County, Wisconsin.11 He appeared on the census of 1920 at Merrill, Lincoln County, Wisconsin.12

John Molzahn died on 28 June 1947 at 208 South Seventh, Watertown, at age 79; Cause of Death: Pneumonia (hypostatic) & Myocardial Degeneration.

The death occured at 9PM.13

John Molzahn was buried at St. Henry's Catholic Cemetery on 1 July 1947 at Watertown.13

Citations

  1. [S59] Rosemary Molzahn Fischer, "Fischer FGS", Family Group Record.
  2. [S59] Rosemary Molzahn Fischer, "Fischer FGS", Descendants of Albert Molzahn Chart.
  3. [S97] , St. Henry's Catholic Cemetery, Church Records - St. Henry.
  4. [S278] Letter, Leona Kellerman Chesemore to Dana Kellerman.
  5. [S207] Watertown Directory 1887.
  6. [S208] Watertown Directory 1889.
  7. [S209] Watertown Directory 1892-1893.
  8. [S210] Watertown Directory 1893.
  9. [S211] 1895 Watertown Directory.
  10. [S89] 1900 Census Record, unknown repository address.
  11. [S68] Watertown Daily Times, 22 August 1916.
  12. [S270] 1920 Census record.
  13. [S103] Death Record, Certificate of Death, John Molzahn.

Joseph Molzahn

M, b. 8 March 1865, d. 21 March 1957
Reference=0010.A
     He was born on 8 March 1865 at route 7, Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin.1,2,3,4,5 He was the son of Adalbertus (Albert) Molzahn and Marianna Zientkowska.

Joseph Molzahn was a farm laborer in 1880 at Watertown.6

The following announcement was printed in the Jefferson County Union on 25 Jun 1894:
     We take the following from the Watertown Gazette and join with it in wishing the bride and groom a happy married life. A marriage of more than ordinary interest took place at St. Henry's church at 9 o'clock, Wednesday morning, June 16th, 1897, being that of Jos. Molzahn, of the town of Watertown, and Miss Rosa R. Zoelle, daughter of Mrs. Agusta Zoelle, 909 Vine Street. Rev. Father Kampaschroer tied the nuptial knot and Frank Zoelle and Miss Cecilia Molzahn acted as groomsman and bridesmaid. A reception at the home of the bride's mother followed the services at the church, at which a large number of relatives and friends participated.7

Joseph Molzahn married Rose Zoelle, daughter of Pius Zoelle and Augusta M. Lehmann, on 16 June 1897 at St. Henry's Catholic church, Watertown, Wisconsin.1,3

Joseph Molzahn lived at 509 North Washington Street on 22 May 1943 in Watertown.8

85th Birthday Anniversay
Joseph Molzahn, 509 North Washington Street, observed his 85th birthday anniversary on Wednesday. The event was celebrated with an open house at the Molzahn home, attended by neighbors, friends and relatives.9

Joseph Molzahn lived at 606 1/2 South Third Street before 21 March 1957 in Watertown.3

Joseph Molzahn died on 21 March 1957 at Watertown at age 92.1,2,4

Funeral services were held after 21 March 1957 at Boyle Funeral Home, Watertown.

Joseph Molzahn was buried at St. Henry's Catholic Cemetery after 21 March 1957 at Watertown.1

The following was printed in the Watertown Daily Times on 22 Mar 1957:
J. Molzahn Taken by Death; Lifelong Resident of City to be Buried Monday
     Joseph J. Molzahn, 92, 6061/2 South Third Street, a life long resident of Watertown, died Thursday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock. His death followed a brief illness.
     Mr. Molzahn was born March 8, 1865, on route 7, Watertown. His parents were the late Albert and Marzianna Molzahn. He was married in St. Henry's Catholic church on June 16, 1897 to Rose Zoelle. She died in 1938.
     He was a member of St. Henry's Church, the Holy Name Society and the Rosary Confraternity.
     Surviving are four daughters, Miss Florence Molzahn, Miss Irene Molzahn and Mrs. Christie Coogan, all of Watertown, and Mrs. William McGinty, Fort Atkinson.3

Children of Joseph Molzahn and Rose Zoelle

Citations

  1. [S59] Rosemary Molzahn Fischer, "Fischer FGS", Family Group Record.
  2. [S97] , St. Henry's Catholic Cemetery, Church Records - St. Henry.
  3. [S68] Watertown Daily Times, 22 Mar 1957.
  4. [S137] Prayer card.
  5. [S278] Letter, Leona Kellerman Chesemore to Dana Kellerman.
  6. [S350] 1880 Census, Albert Molzahn household.
  7. [S414] JCU, 25 Jun 1894.
  8. [S68] Watertown Daily Times, 22 May 1943, p. 3.
  9. [S68] Watertown Daily Times.

Margaret Molzahn

F, b. 12 October 1862, d. 15 October 1949
Reference=0010.9
     She was born on 12 October 1862 at Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin.1,2,3,4 She was the daughter of Adalbertus (Albert) Molzahn and Marianna Zientkowska.

Margaret Molzahn lived at 908 Main in 1899 in Watertown.5

Margaret Molzahn died on 15 October 1949 at Watertown at age 87.3,4

Margaret Molzahn was buried at St. Henry's Catholic Cemetery after 15 October 1949 at Watertown.

Citations

  1. [S59] Rosemary Molzahn Fischer, "Fischer FGS", Family Group Record.
  2. [S97] , St. Henry's Catholic Cemetery, Church Records - St. Henry.
  3. [S137] Prayer card.
  4. [S278] Letter, Leona Kellerman Chesemore to Dana Kellerman.
  5. [S213] Watertown Directory 1899-1900.

Margaret Ann Molzahn

F, b. 22 March 1931
Reference=0010.A.2.2
     She was born on 22 March 1931 at St. Mary's Hospital, Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin.1,2 She is the daughter of Gerald Paul Molzahn and Lauretta Roberta Burns.

Margaret Ann Molzahn was baptized on 5 April 1931 at Liber Baptismorum in Ecclesia. The baptism was witnessed by Milton Murray and Margaret Burns Sponsors: Milton T. Muray and Mrs. M. T. Muray.3

Margaret Ann Molzahn married Robert L. Neis on 11 September 1954 at Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.1

Margaret Ann Molzahn and Robert L. Neis were divorced in 1995.1

Children of Margaret Ann Molzahn and Robert L. Neis

Citations

  1. [S59] Rosemary Molzahn Fischer, "Fischer FGS", Descendants of Albert Molzahn Chart.
  2. [S132] Watertown Gazette, 26 Mar 1931.
  3. [S98] St. Bernard's Church Records.

Marianna Molzahn

F, b. circa 1803
Reference=0020.1
     She was born circa 1803.1 She was the daughter of Christian Molzahn and Anna Catherine Krajecka.

Marianna Molzahn married Jaonnes Szczepanski on 24 November 1823 at Komierowo, West Prussia.1

Children of Marianna Molzahn and Jaonnes Szczepanski

Citations

  1. [S57] Roman Catholic Parish Registers of Baptims, Marriages and Deaths for Waldau (Kr. Flatow), West Prussia, Germany; now Waldowo (Sepolno Krajenskie), Bydgoszcz, Poland. Includes Neu Waldau, Odobowo, Skarpa, Tobola, Teklanowo and others.

Martin Molzahn1

M, b. 17 October 1805, d. 21 November 1805
Reference=0020.2
      Martin Molzahn was also known as Molcan. He was born on 17 October 1805 at Komierowo, West Prussia.1 He was the son of Christian Molzahn and Anna Catherine Krajecka.1

Martin Molzahn was baptized on 20 October 1805 at Waldau, West Prussia. Sponsors: Franz Thewald, Marianna Ludwikowa.1

Martin Molzahn died on 21 November 1805.2

Citations

  1. [S56] , Baptisms 1805, No. 84, Roman Catholic Parish Registers of Baptims, Marriages and Deaths for Waldau (Kr. Flatow), West Prussia, Germany; now Waldowo (Sepolno Krajenskie), Bydgoszcz, Poland. Includes Neu Waldau, Odobowo, Skarpa, Tobola, Teklanowo and others.
  2. [S56] Roman Catholic Parish Registers of Baptims, Marriages and Deaths for Waldau (Kr. Flatow), West Prussia, Germany; now Waldowo (Sepolno Krajenskie), Bydgoszcz, Poland. Includes Neu Waldau, Odobowo, Skarpa, Tobola, Teklanowo and others.

Mattie Molzahn1

F
Reference=0010.2.4
     She was born at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa.1 She is the daughter of Adalbert Molzahn and Anna Powers.1

Mattie Molzahn married Frank Bethel.1

Citations

  1. [S59] Rosemary Molzahn Fischer, "Fischer FGS", Family Group Record.

Michael Molzahn1

M, b. 23 August 1809
Reference=0020.4
     He was born on 23 August 1809 at Komierowo, West Prussia.1 He was the son of Christian Molzahn and Anna Catherine Krajecka.1

Michael Molzahn was baptized on 27 August 1809 at Waldau, West Prussia. Sponsors: Johannes Budnik, Marianna Pankowa.1

Michael Molzahn was also known as Malzon.

Michael Molzahn married Catharina Reicher.2

Children of Michael Molzahn and Catharina Reicher

Citations

  1. [S56] , Baptisms 1809, No. 46, Roman Catholic Parish Registers of Baptims, Marriages and Deaths for Waldau (Kr. Flatow), West Prussia, Germany; now Waldowo (Sepolno Krajenskie), Bydgoszcz, Poland. Includes Neu Waldau, Odobowo, Skarpa, Tobola, Teklanowo and others.
  2. [S57] Roman Catholic Parish Registers of Baptims, Marriages and Deaths for Waldau (Kr. Flatow), West Prussia, Germany; now Waldowo (Sepolno Krajenskie), Bydgoszcz, Poland. Includes Neu Waldau, Odobowo, Skarpa, Tobola, Teklanowo and others.

Michael Molzahn1

M, b. 26 September 1835, d. 3 November 1835
Reference=0020.4.1
     He was born on 26 September 1835 at Komierowo, Flatow, West Prussia, Prussia.1 He was the son of Michael Molzahn and Catharina Reicher.1

Michael Molzahn died on 3 November 1835.1

Citations

  1. [S57] Roman Catholic Parish Registers of Baptims, Marriages and Deaths for Waldau (Kr. Flatow), West Prussia, Germany; now Waldowo (Sepolno Krajenskie), Bydgoszcz, Poland. Includes Neu Waldau, Odobowo, Skarpa, Tobola, Teklanowo and others.

Petrus Molzahn1

M, b. 17 September 1817
Reference=0020.8
     He was born on 17 September 1817 at Komierowo, West Prussia.1 He was the son of Christian Molzahn and Anna Catherine Krajecka.1

Petrus Molzahn was also known as Malzosz.2

Petrus Molzahn was baptized circa 17 September 1817 at Waldau, West Prussia. Sponsors: Laurenz Polenzyrski, Marianna Packowskaja.1

Petrus Molzahn married Eva Nikiel on 27 November 1843 at Komierowo, West Prussia.2

Citations

  1. [S56] , Baptisms 1817, No. 57, Roman Catholic Parish Registers of Baptims, Marriages and Deaths for Waldau (Kr. Flatow), West Prussia, Germany; now Waldowo (Sepolno Krajenskie), Bydgoszcz, Poland. Includes Neu Waldau, Odobowo, Skarpa, Tobola, Teklanowo and others.
  2. [S57] Roman Catholic Parish Registers of Baptims, Marriages and Deaths for Waldau (Kr. Flatow), West Prussia, Germany; now Waldowo (Sepolno Krajenskie), Bydgoszcz, Poland. Includes Neu Waldau, Odobowo, Skarpa, Tobola, Teklanowo and others.

Petrus Molzahn1

M, b. 6 September 1846
Reference=0020.4.6
     He was born on 6 September 1846 at Komierowo, Flatow, West Prussia, Prussia.1 He was the son of Michael Molzahn and Catharina Reicher.1

Citations

  1. [S57] Roman Catholic Parish Registers of Baptims, Marriages and Deaths for Waldau (Kr. Flatow), West Prussia, Germany; now Waldowo (Sepolno Krajenskie), Bydgoszcz, Poland. Includes Neu Waldau, Odobowo, Skarpa, Tobola, Teklanowo and others.

Phyllis Molzahn

F
Reference=0010.A.1.3
     She was born. She is the daughter of Fredrich J. Molzahn and Dorothy Evelyn De Nier.

Phyllis Molzahn married Thomas Linton.1

Citations

  1. [S68] Watertown Daily Times, 26 Oct 1976.