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Re: Wanta
Posted by: marie pagelsdorf (ID *****7711) Date: September 12, 2002 at 00:05:07
In Reply to: Wanta by Diane Carlson of 11

hello again...have been doing more checking into the names you listed, found the following information in census records for wisconsin:
ELDERON, MARATHON COUNTY, WISCONSIN : ed17 page7a (Online 17-13)(1920 Census)
WANTA, leon age 31
jenna age 29
theresa age 7
henry age 5
agnes age 3
paulina age 1/12

all of the above are listed as being born in WISCONSIN
BEVENT, MARATHON COUNTY, WISCONSIN ed7-page7a (online7-13)
1920 Census:
WANTA, bazil age 35
martha age 32 (maiden name: FELCKOWSKI)
edward age 11
floryan age 8
regina? age 6
emilia age 4
walter age 2
also born in WISCONSIN
online image: 94-7 (forgot to write page but the e.d. is still 94)
WANTA, joseph age 51 Married 26 years b: poland
josephine age 42 M/26 17 children/14 living b: pol.
john age 28
august age 18
joseph age 17
martha age 16
mary age 13
peter age 12
stanislaus age 10
victor age 9
johanna age 8
michael age 6
bernhard age 3
all children born in wisconsin
also found family in 1900 census for
(only copied information to family program-did not write it out...sorry)
WANTA, joseph b. abt mar 1861
josephine b. abt mar 1868
bazil b. abt dec 1884
john abt jun 1886
leon abt dec 1888
frances abt feb 1890
august abt jul 1891
joseph abt aug 1892
martha abt aug 1893
mary abt aug 1896
peter abt feb 1898
stanislaus abt may 1899

the abt date are what was listed in the 1900 census
in 1910 census the following children were added:
victor, johanna, michael, bernhard
From the social security death index, these are possible relations to some of the names above:
edward WANTA: b. jul 26, 1908 d. sep 1973
florian b. WANTA: b. nov 26, 1911 d. oct 5, 1978
walter WANTA: b. jun 20, 1917 d. jun 12, 1994
from stevens point obituary index and cemetery locator found:
WANTA, florian b. married GAGAS, benjamina; both buried at Guardian Angel Cemetery, stevens point, portage county, wisconsin.
1920 census: REID, MARATHON COUNTY, WISCONSIN ed 32 page 2b
online 32-4
WANTA, joe age 62 (immigration date given 1880/nat.1906)
josephine age 51
john age 35
joe age 28
peter age 21
stanley age 20
victor age 18
johanna age 17
mike age 15
barnie age 13

there are other WANTA listed in the 1920 census for bevent, reid, ringle,texas, elderon...all in marathon county, wisconsin...but i wouldn't know if they are related to you.

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