Vincent KLEMENT & Anna Marie FRITSCHE
Husband Vincent KLEMENTAKA: Vinzenz KLEMENTº ¹ Born: July 7, 1836 - Eulau, Bohemia, Austria 1,20 Christened: July 7, 1836 - Eulau, Bohemia, Austria 1 Died: By 1920 - Bohemia, Austria Buried:Father: Joseph KLEMENT ( - ) 1 Mother: Josepha WALTER ( - ) 1Married: February 4, 1868 - Eulau, Bohemia, Austria (Separated) 21
Events• He worked as a Shoemaker in 1868 in Eulau, Bohemia, Austria. 22• He worked as a Manager of a GastHaus (Guest House) and carpenter before 1882 in Eulau, Bohemia, Austria.• He immigrated Brehem, Germany to Baltimore, Maryland on September 26, 1883 to United States of America. 20,23 Vincent, at age 47, traveled with his wife, Anna (47), and two children, Franz (17), and Maria (11), from Brehem, Germany, to Baltimore, Maryland, on the ship Hermann. They arrived in Baltimore on September 26, 1883.• He was naturalized on July 11, 1887 in Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin. 20,24 Vincent petitioned before the Circuit Court of the County of Marathon on March 19, 1883, to become a citizen of the United States of America. On July 11, 1887, he received his Certificate of Naturalization from the County of Taylor.• He worked as a Farmer of General Farm in 1900 in Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin. 20• He separated from his spouse approx. 1908 in Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin. Family lore tells that Vincent and Anna Klement decided to separate, as he had a strong desire to return to his homeland. He presumably moved back to Eulau, or a surrounding village, to live with his sister. Land records show that the sale of his Medford farm took place in 1908. As of this writing, Vincent's actual date of death is unknown, however his wife, Anna Klement, is documented as "widowed" on the 1920 U.S. Census.
Wife Anna Marie FRITSCHEAKA: Maria Anna FRITSCHEº 25¹ Born: December 6, 1834 - Schneeberg, Bohemia, Austria 2,20 Christened: December 6, 1834 - Schneeberg, Bohemia, Austria Died: January 7, 1925 - Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington Buried: January 9, 1925 - Tacoma, Pierce County, WashingtonFather: Ignaz FRITSCHE ( - ) Mother: Johanna NICKEL ( - ) 2
Events• She immigrated Brehem, Germany to Baltimore, Maryland on September 26, 1883 to United States of America. 20,23• Her funeral was held on January 9, 1925 in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington. Anna is buried in the Tacoma Cemetery.
1 M Frank KLEMENTAKA: Franz KLEMENTº 26¹ Born: December 16, 1867 - Schneeberg, Bohemia, Austria 26 Christened: December 17, 1867 - Schneeberg, Bohemia, Austria 26 Died: June 22, 1956 - Marshfield, Wood County, Wisconsin Buried: June 26, 1956 - Medford, Taylor County, WisconsinSpouse: Gertrude HENRICHS (1869-1945) Marr: June 18, 1895 - Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin 4
2 F Maria KLEMENTAKA: Maryº ¹ Born: January 12, 1870 - Eulau, Bohemia, Austria 27 Christened: Died: July 8, 1957 - Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington Buried:Spouse: John Conrad GRAF (1858- ) Marr: September 19, 1892 - Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin 28
3 F Berta KLEMENTBorn: September 25, 1871 - Eulau, Bohemia, Austria 29 Christened: Died: September 25, 1871 - Eulau, Bohemia, Austria 29 Buried:
4 F Unknown Daughter KLEMENTBorn: Christened: Died: Buried:
Marriage NotesMarriage recorded at House #45 in Eulau. 30
Birth Notes for Child: Frank KLEMENTFranz was born in House #8 in Schneeberg.
Parish records indicate that Franz Klement was actually born as Franz Fritsche, the illegitimate child of Maria Anna Fritsche. After the marriage of Vinzenz Klement to Maria Anna Fritsche, Vinzenz Klement confirmed he was the biological father of Franz (per written document), was written into the parish book as the father of Franz, and Franz's surname was changed to Klement.
Death Notes for Child: Frank KLEMENT
The STAR NEWS, Medford, Wis.
Thursday, June 28, 1956
Frank X. Klement, 88, Medford Farmer Buried In Services Tuesday
Requiem rites were held Tuesday at Holy Rosary Catholic church in Medford for Frank X. Klement, town of Medford farmer for many years. Mr. Klement, 88, died Friday at St. Joseph's hospital in Marshfield.
Msgr. Gregory Reuter officiated at the 9 o'clock service and at burial in Medford Catholic cemetery. The body reposed at the Hartwig and Ruesch funeral home.
Mr. Klement was born December 16, 1867 at Bohemia, Austria, and was educated there. He came to America in his youth settling on a town of Medford farm where he resided until 1954. For the past two years he had lived with his daughter Elizabeth, Mrs. George Kalmon of town of Medford. He was a member of Holy Rosary congregation.
Mr. Klement's wife, the former Gertrude Henrichs of Medford, died in 1945. The couple was married June 18, 1895 at Medford.
Children surviving include Mrs. Kalmon; Marie, Mrs. Bert Gerl of Marshfield; John of Milwaukee; Joseph of Duluth, Minn.; and Conrad of San Diego, Calif. Mr. Klement also leaves a sister, Mrs. Mary Graf of Tacoma, Wash., 20 grandchildren and 19 great grand-children.
Two sisters precede their brother in death.
Serving as pallbearers were Ben and Henry Kress, J. L. Kohn, Hugo Gruny, Gust Harder and Ernest Singleton.
Attending the services from out of town were three children and their families, Mr. and Mrs. John Klement and sons, Francis, Bill and John of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Klement of Duluth, Minn.; and Mr. and Mrs. Bert Gerl of Marshfield.
Burial Notes for Child: Frank KLEMENTMedford Catholic Cemetery
Death Notes for Child: Maria KLEMENT
TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE, Tacoma, Washington
Tuesday, July 9, 1957. Page 9.
Mrs. Mary Graf, 87, of 3715 No. Gove St., died yesterday in a local hospital. She was born in Bohemia, Austria, and came to Tacoma 50 years ago from Tower, Minn. She attended the First Church of Christ, Scientist. During the first World War, Mrs. Graf knitted great quantities of clothing for the Red Cross. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. William (Marie) Brownlee; two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services will be announced by Lakewood Mortuary. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the American Cancer Society.
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