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Re: John Voss of Mecklenburg, Germany
Posted by: Vinita Shaw (ID *****9184) Date: April 16, 2009 at 13:27:06
In Reply to: John Voss of Mecklenburg, Germany by Holly Ringle of 935

This Fred came over about 1881--do you think he is related?
1900 Census for Milwaukee City, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, District 95:
Household Members: Name Age
John E Henning 27 Head Sept 1872 Married 9 years Born in Germany as were parents Entered US in 1874 and lived in US for 26 years Naturalized PA (not sure what PA means) Agent for packing house
Martha Henning 25 Wife Oct 1874 Married 9 years Mother of 3 children, all living Entered US in 1881 and has lived in US for 19 years
Alice Henning 6 Dtr Jan 1894 Born in WI with parents born in Germany At school
Laura Henning 4 Dtr Nov 1895 Born in WI with parents born in Germany
Caroline Henning 0 Dtr aug 1899 Born in WI with parents born in Germany

Next door was the Voss family which because of dates, this researcher believes are the parents of Martha Voss:
Fred Voss 56 Head Jan 1844 Married 26 years Entered US in 1881 and has lived in US for 19 years Born in Germany as were parents Teamster
Martha 56 Wife Mar 1844 Married 26 years Mother of 7 children, of whom 3 are still living Entered US in 1881 and has lived in US 19 years
Gussie 20 Dtr Single April 1880 Entered US in 1881 and has lived in US for 19 years Born in Germany as were parents Works as trimming hat works

1910 Census for Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
18th Avenue
Household Members: Name Age
John C Henning 37 Head GER GER GER Married 18 years Entered US in 1874 and is naturalized Electrician for electric co
Martha Henning 35 Wife GER GER GER Mother of 5 children, 4 of whom are living Entered US in 1875
Alice Henning 16 Dtr WI GER GER
Laura Henning 14 Dtr WI GER GER
John Henning 8 Son WI GER GER
Meta Henning 6 Dtr WI GER GER

Next door is still the family of
Fred Voss Head 65 Married once for 36 years Born in Germany as were parents Entered US in 1875 Teamster for coal company
Bertha Wife 65 Married once for 36 years Mother of 3 children of whom 2 are living Born in Germany as were parents Entered US in 1875
Anna Clancy Boarder 34 Born in WI with parents born in GERMANY sewing in a tailor shop

1920 Census Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Household Members: Name Age
Fred Voss 76 Head Entered US in 1880 Naturalized in 1905 GERMANY GERMANY UKANIA? no occupation
Bertha Voss 76 Wife Entered US in 1880 Naturalized in 1905
Anna Clancy 44 Dtr Widow WI Germany? Germany? *
Augusta Graff 38 Dtr Widow WI GERMANY? GERMANY? *
George Graff 17 Grandson WI WI WI *
Clarence Graff 15 Grandson WI WI WI
Edwin Graff 11 Grandson WI WI WI
Laverna Graff 8 Granddtr WI WI WI
*Couldn't read occupations


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