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Range Family History


{ pronounced RUNG-ee }

The following Family History was contributed by: Kristen Hurt


1. *Ludwig1 Range was born in Germany, and died in Germany. He married *Fredericka Schultz. She was born in Germany, and died in Germany.

Children of *Ludwig Range and *Fredericka Schultz are:
2 i. Henry2 Range, born May 1836 in Germany.
3 ii. *Otto Range, born July 8, 1843 in Brandenburg, Germany; died September 24, 1914 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

Generation No. 2

2. Henry2 Range (*Ludwig1) was born May 1836 in Germany. He married Anna ? Abt. 1867 in Germany. She was born April 1840 in Germany.

Children of Henry Range and Anna ? are:
4 i. William3 Range, born April 1868 in Germany.
5 ii. Carl T. J. Range. He married Caroline C. Reis October 22, 1897 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
3. *Otto2 Range (*Ludwig1) was born July 8, 1843 in Brandenburg, Germany, and died September 24, 1914 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. He married *Wilamina Augusta Rust Abt. 1865 in Brandenburg, Germany, daughter of *August Rust and *Auguste Hamann. She was born February 21, 1841 in Brandenburg, Germany, and died December 4, 1916 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

Children of *Otto Range and *Wilamina Rust are:
+ 6 i. *Otto W. C.3 Range, born November 21, 1867 in Steinhager, Germany; died August 8, 1941 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
+ 7 ii. Karoline Ernistine Augusta "Lena" Range, born October 12, 1870 in Brandenburg, Germany; died November 2, 1947 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
+ 8 iii. Arthur Range, born Abt. 1875; died Bet. 1909 - 1914 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
+ 9 iv. Carl Fredrick Range, born March 26, 1878 in Meckenberg, Germany; died March 3, 1953 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
+ 10 v. William Frederick Carl Range, born August 10, 1883 in Meckenberg, Germany; died July 22, 1967 in Kohler, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
11 vi. sixth Range, born Abt. 1880; died Abt. 1880.

Generation No. 3

4. William3 Range (Henry2, *Ludwig1) was born April 1868 in Germany. He married Johanna Schlichting November 20, 1892 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. She was born June 1870 in Wisconsin.

Child of William Range and Johanna Schlichting is:
12 i. Harvey4 Range, born August 1911 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died June 25, 1912 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

6. *Otto W. C.3 Range (*Otto2, *Ludwig1) was born November 21, 1867 in Steinhager, Germany, and died August 8, 1941 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. He married *Ernestine Gierke March 31, 1894 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, daughter of *Carl Gierke and *Fredericka Hutzman. She was born August 20, 1869 in Prinzlau, Germany, and died March 12, 1963 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

Children of *Otto Range and *Ernestine Gierke are:
13 i. Selma4 Range, born June 23, 1895 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died February 21, 1896 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
14 ii. Elsa O. E. Range, born May 20, 1896 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died October 1972 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
15 iii. *Olga Selma Range, born December 13, 1898 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died October 9, 1986 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
16 iv. Elfrieda Range, born Abt. 1901; died Abt. 1901.
17 v. Emma A. Range, born August 21, 1902 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died November 1993 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
18 vi. Lydia Range, born March 13, 1904 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died October 12, 1984 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. She married Herman Hoehnke June 15, 1944 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; born April 30, 1888; died March 29, 1960 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
19 vii. Baby Range, born August 6, 1906 in Sheboygan, WI; died August 6, 1906 in Sheboygan, WI.
20 viii. Carl F. Range, born November 19, 1908 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died September 19, 1978 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

7. Karoline Ernistine Augusta "Lena"3 Range (*Otto2, *Ludwig1) was born October 12, 1870 in Brandenburg, Germany, and died November 2, 1947 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. She married Franz Karl Julius "Frank" Sr. Doering June 28, 1890 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, son of Christian Doering and Albertine Schultz. He was born January 16, 1865 in Beenz, Branndenburg, Germany, and died June 9, 1927 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

Children of Karoline Range and Franz Doering are:
21 i. Herman4 Doering, born 1892 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
22 ii. Julius F. Karl Doering, born May 7, 1893.
23 iii. William Sr. Doering, born 1893.
24 iv. Carl Julius Doering, born April 1, 1895 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died September 6, 1949 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
25 v. Ella Doering, born 1897 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. She married Anton F. Loehr March 30, 1915 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; born May 4, 1885 in Sheboygan, WI.
26 vi. Anna Doering, born September 17, 1898 in Sheboygan, WI; died May 25, 1976 in Sheboygan, WI. She married Frank Joseph Goodavich June 6, 1923; born August 27, 1899 in Lithuania; died March 13, 1995 in Sheboygan, WI.
27 vii. Walter Doering, born 1900.
28 viii. Arno Frederick Doering, born September 24, 1902 in Sheboygan, WI; died April 23, 1960 in Sheboygan, WI. He married Mayme Sebastian June 23, 1934 in Sheboygan, Wi.
29 ix. Otto Richard Doering, born January 27, 1905.
30 x. Frieda Lena Doering, born December 24, 1907.
31 xi. Frank Alvin Arno Doering, born June 23, 1908 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died January 26, 1983 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. He married Selma Biel June 14, 1952 in Bethlehem Luthern Church -Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; born January 6, 1913 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died March 8, 1982 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
32 xii. Milda Doering, born 1911.
33 xiii. Harold Doering, born June 1913 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died June 13, 1913 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

8. Arthur3 Range (*Otto2, *Ludwig1) was born Abt. 1875, and died Bet. 1909 - 1914 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. He married Anna ?.

Children of Arthur Range and Anna ? are:
34 i. Therese4 Range, born 1907.
35 ii. Margaret Range, born 1909.

9. Carl Fredrick3 Range (*Otto2, *Ludwig1) was born March 26, 1878 in Meckenberg, Germany, and died March 3, 1953 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. He married Sopia Rowe April 21, 1900 in Trinity Luthern Church- Sheboygan, Wisconsin, daughter of Albert Rowe. She was born October 10, 1878 in Wisconsin, and died July 8, 1960 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

Children of Carl Range and Sopia Rowe are:
36 i. Arno Alfred4 Range, born April 21, 1901 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died August 12, 1971 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
37 ii. Lydia H. Range, born January 6, 1903 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died November 24, 1990 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
38 iii. William "Willie" Range, born February 19, 1905 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
39 iv. Herman Range, born August 5, 1907 in Sheboygan, WI; died September 24, 1907 in Sheboygan, WI.
40 v. Walter Range, born February 19, 1909 in Sheboygan, WI; died July 13, 1909 in Sheboygan, WI.
41 vi. Gertrude Range, born July 6, 1910 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died October 10, 1963 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
42 vii. Christine W. Range, born September 7, 1914 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died August 19, 1991 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
43 viii. Ada Clara Emma Range, born 1921 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

10. William Frederick Carl3 Range (*Otto2, *Ludwig1) was born August 10, 1883 in Meckenberg, Germany, and died July 22, 1967 in Kohler, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. He married Anna Westphal March 5, 1904 in Sheboygan Co., WIsconsin, daughter of Karl Westphal and Mimna Schild. She was born July 8, 1883 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, and died April 10, 1964 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

Children of William Range and Anna Westphal are:
44 i. Ella Sophia4 Range, born July 29, 1904 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died February 2, 1937 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
45 ii. Carl Range, born October 22, 1906 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died September 24, 1909 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
46 iii. Margaret Range, born Abt. 1908. She married Joseph Lilla.
47 iv. Harry William Range, born September 6, 1911 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

Generation No. 4

14. Elsa O. E.4 Range (*Otto W. C.3, *Otto2, *Ludwig1) was born May 20, 1896 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, and died October 1972 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. She married August Herman Rosso, son of William Rosso and Marie Awe. He was born May 26, 1897 in Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin, and died November 1965 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

Children of Elsa Range and August Rosso are:
48 i. Kenneth5 Rosso.
49 ii. Carl Rosso.

15. *Olga Selma4 Range (*Otto W. C.3, *Otto2, *Ludwig1) was born December 13, 1898 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, and died October 9, 1986 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. She married *Hugo Otto Fibiger October 27, 1917 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, son of *Wilhelm Fibiger and *Matilda Beiersdorf. He was born May 15, 1892 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, and died June 29, 1978 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

Children of *Olga Range and *Hugo Fibiger are:
50 i. Harriet5 Fibiger, born July 31, 1918 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died April 1995 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. She married Roland Steffen in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; born February 21, 1917; died October 18, 1988 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
51 ii. *Dorothy Fibiger, born November 8, 1919 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. She married *Emil Edward Drews June 14, 1941 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; born August 12, 1912 in Pensaukee, Oconto Co., Wisconsin; died February 4, 1998 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
52 iii. June Fibiger, born June 25, 1921 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died February 1992 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. She married Raymond L. Uphoff; born June 23, 1915 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
53 iv. Frederick Fibiger, born April 20, 1923. He married Ruth Selke.
54 v. Marianne Fibiger, born August 3, 1929 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died June 21, 1992. She married Deane Woelffer.

17. Emma A.4 Range (*Otto W. C.3, *Otto2, *Ludwig1) was born August 21, 1902 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, and died November 1993 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. She married Harold Otto Heyn July 25, 1926 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, son of Otto Heyn and ?. He was born April 12, 1905 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, and died September 1976 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

Children of Emma Range and Harold Heyn are:
55 i. Lois5 Heyn.
56 ii. Marlene Heyn.
57 iii. Margaret Heyn.
58 iv. Willis Heyn.
59 v. Rodger Heyn.

20. Carl F.4 Range (*Otto W. C.3, *Otto2, *Ludwig1) was born November 19, 1908 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, and died September 19, 1978 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. He married Nora Omdahl April 16, 1938 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, daughter of Bjorge Omdahl and Bertha Skallrud. She was born in Minnesota.

Child of Carl Range and Nora Omdahl is:
60 i. Barbara5 Range. She married George Thiel.

23. William Sr.4 Doering (Karoline Ernistine Augusta "Lena"3 Range, *Otto2, *Ludwig1) was born 1893. He married Carolina Nuefeld.

Children of William Doering and Carolina Nuefeld are:
61 i. Ulrica5 Doering.
62 ii. Minnie Doering.
63 iii. Johanna Doering.
64 iv. Albert Doering.
65 v. Alma Doering.
66 vi. Wilhelm Franz Anton Doering, born January 13, 1900 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died September 1900 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

24. Carl Julius4 Doering (Karoline Ernistine Augusta "Lena"3 Range, *Otto2, *Ludwig1) was born April 1, 1895 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, and died September 6, 1949 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. He married Norma Kraatz May 31, 1917 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, daughter of Fred Kraatz and Bertha Person. She was born January 15, 1896 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, and died December 30, 1983 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

Children of Carl Doering and Norma Kraatz are:
67 i. Karl Norman5 Doering. He married Betty Lou Dekarske.
68 ii. Frederick Herman Doering, died December 13, 1944 in World War II, KIA.

29. Otto Richard4 Doering (Karoline Ernistine Augusta "Lena"3 Range, *Otto2, *Ludwig1) was born January 27, 1905. He married Audusta Tiedje.

Children of Otto Doering and Audusta Tiedje are:
69 i. Robert Otto5 Doering.
70 ii. Caroline Ardella Doering.

36. Arno Alfred4 Range (Carl Fredrick3, *Otto2, *Ludwig1) was born April 21, 1901 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, and died August 12, 1971 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. He married Wilma M. Wodrich, daughter of Herman Wodrich and Nellie Lorier. She was born June 14, 1903 in Wisconsin, and died December 23, 1992 in Muskego, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Children of Arno Range and Wilma Wodrich are:
71 i. Donald5 Range.
72 ii. Robert Range.
73 iii. Dolores Range.
74 iv. Girl Range, born April 21, 1928 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died April 21, 1928 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

37. Lydia H.4 Range (Carl Fredrick3, *Otto2, *Ludwig1) was born January 6, 1903 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, and died November 24, 1990 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. She married Henry A.L."Heinz" Kerwin September 22, 1923 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, son of Louis Kerwin and Ernstine Schulske. He was born April 10, 1902, and died September 16, 1981 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

Child of Lydia Range and Henry Kerwin is:
75 i. Gloria L.5 Kerwin.

38. William "Willie"4 Range (Carl Fredrick3, *Otto2, *Ludwig1) was born February 19, 1905 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. He married Mildred Abt. 1926 in Milwaukee or Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. She was born 1908 in Austria - Hungary.

Children of William Range and Mildred are:
76 i. William Jr.5 Range, born 1927.
77 ii. Irene Range, born December 1929.

41. Gertrude4 Range (Carl Fredrick3, *Otto2, *Ludwig1) was born July 6, 1910 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, and died October 10, 1963 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. She married Walter Pantell April 2, 1931 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, son of Wilhelm Pantell and Dora Gansburg. He was born June 7, 1907, and died July 16, 1966 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

Children of Gertrude Range and Walter Pantell are:
78 i. Infant5 Pantell, born November 11, 1933 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died November 11, 1933 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
79 ii. Infant Pantell, born February 17, 1942 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died February 17, 1942 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

42. Christine W.4 Range (Carl Fredrick3, *Otto2, *Ludwig1) was born September 7, 1914 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, and died August 19, 1991 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. She married Clarence Paul Nitsch September 22, 1934 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, son of Herman Nitsch and Emma Schmagelski. He was born March 9, 1911, and died October 11, 1978 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.

Children of Christine Range and Clarence Nitsch are:
80 i. Beatrice5 Nitsch. She married William Piel; born April 7, 1932 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin; died February 28, 1994 in Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
81 ii. Suzie Nancy Nitsch. She married (1) Walter Meyer. She married (2) Roy Kloppenburg. She married (3) Walter Phillip Morris.
82 iii. Ellen Ada Nitsch. She married Robert Andrew Willadsen.
83 iv. William Clarence Nitsch. He married Phyllis Mae Barchacky.


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