Alzina Langworthy

Father*William V. Langworthy b. Apr 1783, d. 14 Feb 1835
Mother*Abigail (?)
Birth*1808Bridgewater, Oneida, NY; Her mother's name was Abilgail. 
Census*15 June 1880Brookfield, Madison, NY; Alzina Langworthy, age 72, b NY, single, seamstress; living in home of cousin, Nettie A. Langworthy, age 41, b NY, music teacher 
Death*21 April 1881Madison County, NY; she resided there in 1880 

Albert Knoche

Father*Francis Knoche b. 28 Jul 1881, d. 12 Nov 1973
Mother*Mary Ann Lange b. 7 Nov 1887, d. 13 Oct 1930
Death*4 July 1919stillbirth, Mayfield Twp., Lapeer, MI 
Birth*4 July 1919Five Lakes, Mayfield Twp., Lapeer, MI 
Burial*July 1919St. Peter & Paul Cemetery, North Branch, Lapeer, MI 

Louis John Knoche

Father*Francis Knoche b. 28 Jul 1881, d. 12 Nov 1973
Mother*Mary Ann Lange b. 7 Nov 1887, d. 13 Oct 1930
Birth*10 August 1921Five Lakes, Mayfield Twp, Lapeer, MI 
(Witness) Census3 April 1930Mary Ann Lange, Francis Knoche; Mayfield Twp., Lapeer, MI; Frank, age 48, married at 27, b Germany, own blacksmith shop; Mary A., wife, age 42, married at 22; Henry E., son, age 20, farmer at home; Agnes L., dau, age 18; Margie C., dau, age 14; Arthur F., son, age 10; Louis J., son, age 8 - all rest of family b MI 
Note*1940was Dorothy (Knoche Bruman) Dennis' godfather. 
Milit-Beg*1942in the Red Arrow Division 
AnecdoteAccording to Margery Knoche, when her brother, Louie, was overseas he looked up William C. Knoche's grave. William had died in New Guinea. Louie was in the same division as William (Red Arrow). When they brought back Louie's body after the War, William's body came back with his. 
Death*18 February 1945WWII, Luzon, Philippines 
Anecdote*15 April 1945Philippine Islands; Louis' commanding officer, Lt. Robert A. Babcock of Company H, 127th Infantry, wrote a letter of condolence 15 April 1945 to Louis' father, Frank. It said, in part:
     "Louis had been a member of this company for nearly two years. During this time he became the close friend of many. We shall not soon forget his cheerful smile and pleasant greetings. Your son was seriously wounded on the second of February by shrapnel from an enemy artillery shell. This happened near the village of Santa Maria, Luzon, Phillippine Islands, while we were making an advance into territory held by the enemy. Louis was removed to the nearest aid station and then sent to the closest general hospital. The wounds inflicted were very severe. The shrapnel from the exploding shell penetrated his spine and a state of paralysis set in At the hospital in the early morning hours of February 18th, Louis passed away. He was laid to rest by the Catholic Chaplain of the hospital." 
Burial*February 1949St. Peter & Paul Cemetery, North Branch, Lapeer, MI 

Agnes Louise Knoche

Father*Francis Knoche b. 28 Jul 1881, d. 12 Nov 1973
Mother*Mary Ann Lange b. 7 Nov 1887, d. 13 Oct 1930
Birth*29 March 1912Detroit, Wayne, MI 
(Witness) Census3 April 1930Mary Ann Lange, Francis Knoche; Mayfield Twp., Lapeer, MI; Frank, age 48, married at 27, b Germany, own blacksmith shop; Mary A., wife, age 42, married at 22; Henry E., son, age 20, farmer at home; Agnes L., dau, age 18; Margie C., dau, age 14; Arthur F., son, age 10; Louis J., son, age 8 - all rest of family b MI 
Married NameAgnes Marshall 
Marriage*7 April 1934Melvin Joseph Marshall; North Branch, Lapeer, MI; Fr John M. Burke officiated with witnesses Henry Knoche and Margery Knoche, both of North Branch 
Witness: Henry Earnest Knoche
Witness: Margery Catherine Knoche
Census*11 April 1940Melvin Joseph Marshall; Ward 2, Lapeer, Lapeer, MI; Melvin J. Marshall, age 31, 8yrs of school, b MI, truck driver for utility co; Agnes L., wife, age 28, 2yrs of college, b MI; James A., son, age 5, b MI; Jeanette M., dau, age 2, b MI; Robert F., son, age 5/12, b MI; Josiah Marsahll, father, age 69, widower, 8yrs of school, b MI - own home at 323 , value $1500 
Witness: James A. Marshall
Witness: Jeanette Mary Marshall
Witness: Robert Frank Marshall
Witness: Joseph Marshall
Note*April 1974Melvin Joseph Marshall; Mel and Agnes signed Joseph Schulte's funeral home book. 
Occupation*a teacher at County Normal, then worked at Lapeer Regional Hospital as a clerk and nurse's aid after raising her children. 
Anecdote*Agnes volunteered for the Red Cross and her church, Immaculate Conception. She attended Mass every day as long as she could drive. A gentle, caring, funny, positive person, she was well loved by everyone. 
Residence*November 1999938 Monroe, Lapeer, MI 
Death*14 May 2003Suncrest Medical Care Facility, Lapeer, Lapeer, MI 
Note*Agnes was predeceased by her husband, Melvin Joseph Marshall and sons, Edward and Robert. She was survived by her children: James (Linda) of Gaylord, Jeanette Lane of Seymour TN, William (Mona) of Lapeer, Judy Hunt of Lapeer, Susan (Gary) Bennett of Columbiaville, Charles of Lapeer and Brenda (Terry) Racine of Hancock; 26 grandchildren; 29 gr-grandchildren; brother, Arthur (Nell) Knoche; sister, Marge Bruman. 
NoteMemorial donations suggested to Immaculate Conception Church or Suncrest 2nd Floor Nurse/Nurse's Aid Staff. 
Funeral17 May 2003Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lapeer, MI; at 11:00 a.m. 
Burial*17 May 2003Mt. Loretto Cemetery, Lapeer, Lapeer, MI 

Family

Melvin Joseph Marshall b. 23 Feb 1909, d. 18 Jan 1979
Children 1.James A. Marshall
 2.Jeanette Mary Marshall b. 25 Jul 1937, d. 22 Jan 2023
 3.Robert Frank Marshall b. 21 Oct 1939, d. 4 Mar 1991
 4.Edward Louis Marshall b. 1 May 1941, d. 26 Mar 1976
 5.William Marshall
 6.Judith Anne Marshall
 7.Susan Marshall
 8.Charles Marshall
 9.Brenda Marshall

Margery Catherine Knoche

Father*Francis Knoche b. 28 Jul 1881, d. 12 Nov 1973
Mother*Mary Ann Lange b. 7 Nov 1887, d. 13 Oct 1930
NicknameMargie 
Birth*28 July 1915Five Lakes, Mayfield Twp, Lapeer, MI 
AnecdoteDuring the first semester of Fourth Grade, Margery stayed at the Schulte farm house in Detroit, recalling later the antics of the Schulte boys: "one of the boys was helping his mother carry a big tub and he dropped his part on purpose, so Aunt Minnie chased him across the field (they had 10 acres) with a broom. Minnie had a hard time getting her boys off to school every morning, even though they lived across the street from Assumption Grotto. But on the weekends they were up at 4 a.m. getting into mischief." 
Witness: Wilhelmina "Minnie" Knoche
(Witness) Census3 April 1930Mary Ann Lange, Francis Knoche; Mayfield Twp., Lapeer, MI; Frank, age 48, married at 27, b Germany, own blacksmith shop; Mary A., wife, age 42, married at 22; Henry E., son, age 20, farmer at home; Agnes L., dau, age 18; Margie C., dau, age 14; Arthur F., son, age 10; Louis J., son, age 8 - all rest of family b MI 
AnecdoteWhen Margery and her sister, Agnes, were young girls they took piano lessons. Margery also took Hawiaan guitar lessons for a year, but said she preferred the piano as it was easier for her to follow the notes. 
AnecdoteHer father's store had one of the few telephones in town. When people would see Margery come to their door, they wondered what news she was bringing. Her family did own a radio, but in order to save the battery her dad only wanted to listen to the news. 
(Witness) Marriage7 April 1934Melvin Joseph Marshall, Agnes Louise Knoche; North Branch, Lapeer, MI; Fr John M. Burke officiated with witnesses Henry Knoche and Margery Knoche, both of North Branch 
Married NameBruman 
Marriage*26 February 1938Francis Joseph Bruman; St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, North Branch, Lapeer, MI; witnessed by Arthur Knoche and Regina Bruman 
Witness: Arthur Frank Knoche
Witness: Regina M. Bruman
Census*26 April 1940Francis Joseph Bruman; Mayfield Twp., Lapeer, MI; Frank Bruman, age 29, 8 yrs of school, b MI; Margery, wife, age 24, 8yrs of school, b MI; Darlene, dau, age 8/12, b MI - own home at 2914 Kings Mall Rd, value $1000 
Witness: Darlene Mary Bruman
Note*April 1974Francis Joseph Bruman; Frank and Margery signed Joseph Schulte's funeral home book. 
Residence*November 1999940 Monroe, Lapeer, MI 
Anecdote*5 August 2000Dorothy had an 85th birthday party at her home in Lapeer for Margery. 
ResidenceDecember 2002Riverview Towers, Lapeer, MI 
Anecdote31 July 2005A 90th birthday party was held for Margery at the Riverview Towers in Lapeer for Margery. 
AnecdoteMargery enjoyed playing cards, traveling and the Senior Activities Center. 
Death*15 December 2007Lapeer, Lapeer, MI 
Note*Margery was survived by her children: Darlene (Dan) Holden of Union KY, Dorothy (Jake) Dennis of Lapeer, Louise (Clyde) Dice of Kingston TN, Richard (Karen) Bruman of Lapeer, Edward Bruman of Peck; brother, Arthur (Nelle) Knoche of Crystal River FL; 14 grandchildren; 20 gr-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. Bruman; parents, Frank and Mary Ann (Lange) Knoche; sister, Agnes Marshall; brothers: Henry and Louis Knoche. 
NoteMemorial donations suggested to Immaculate Conception Church or the American Cancer Society. 
Funeral18 December 2007Immaculate Conception Church, Lapeer, MI; at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Richard Lewnau officiating. Muir Brothers Funeral Home handled the arrangements. 
Burial*18 December 2007Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, North Branch, Lapeer, MI 

Arthur Frank Knoche

Father*Francis Knoche b. 28 Jul 1881, d. 12 Nov 1973
Mother*Mary Ann Lange b. 7 Nov 1887, d. 13 Oct 1930
NicknameArt 
Birth*4 July 1919Five Lakes, Mayfield Twp, Lapeer, MI 
(Witness) Census3 April 1930Mary Ann Lange, Francis Knoche; Mayfield Twp., Lapeer, MI; Frank, age 48, married at 27, b Germany, own blacksmith shop; Mary A., wife, age 42, married at 22; Henry E., son, age 20, farmer at home; Agnes L., dau, age 18; Margie C., dau, age 14; Arthur F., son, age 10; Louis J., son, age 8 - all rest of family b MI 
(Witness) Marriage26 February 1938Francis Joseph Bruman, Margery Catherine Knoche; St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, North Branch, Lapeer, MI; witnessed by Arthur Knoche and Regina Bruman 
Marriage*12 May 1944Mina Mae Pyle; Utica, Macomb, MI 
(Witness) Marriage14 July 1945Mary Lou Ruhlman, Henry Earnest Knoche; North Branch, Lapeer, MI; Bridesmaids were Mary Lou's sisters, Celia and Margaret, Henry's cousins, Rosemarie Schulte and Pat Geiger. Groomsmen were Henry's brother Art Knoche, Mary Lou's brother, Leo and Stanley Andrzejewski (who married Margaret). Flower Girl was Darlene Bruman. 
Divorce*31 August 1950Mina Mae Pyle; Wayne County 
Employment*Sheldon Machine Shop in Detroit MI 
Note*1974Art & his wife signed Joseph Schulte's funeral home book. 
Death*8 January 2015Crystal River, Citrus, FL 
NoteArt was survived by his wife, Nelle, and sons, Gary and Louis. 
Burial*Magnolia Cemetery, Lecanto, Citrus, FL 

Family 1

Mina Mae Pyle b. 21 May 1926, d. 21 Apr 2009
Children 1.Louis Edward Knoche
 2.Gary A. Knoche

Maria Theresia Knoche

Father*Johann Joseph Knoche b. 23 Jul 1833, d. 7 Dec 1898
Mother*Elisabeth Voss b. 1 Jun 1844, d. 16 Nov 1918
Birth*11 January 1868Altenilpe, Westfalen, Preussen 
Christening13 January 1868Katholisch, Dorlar, Westfalen, Preussen; Godmother was Theresia Berles, daughter of Adam Berles and Theresia Knoche. Theresia Berles was born 5 April 1838 and was one of eight children. 
Witness: Theresa Berles
Married Name1 June 1891Schulte 
Marriage*1 June 1891Albert Schulte; Langenei, Germany 
Note*Albert Schulte; May be parents of Otto Schulte. Dorothy & Jake Dennis went to visit Otto Schulte at the Knoche homestead in Altenilpe, Germany while Jake was stationed there in the early 1960's. Dorothy's mother, Margery Bruman, said she thought her father, Frank Knoche's sister, Theresa, had a son named Otto Schulte. 
Death*17 February 1953Langenei, Germany 

Family

Albert Schulte b. 2 Dec 1867, d. 17 Feb 1941

Raymond John Ruhlman

Father*Lawrence Ruhlman b. 21 Jan 1892, d. 23 Jun 1968
Mother*Margaret Grobbel b. 19 Feb 1896, d. 10 Jan 1970
Birth*21 July 1920North Branch, Lapeer, MI 
(Witness) CensusApril 1930Lawrence Ruhlman, Margaret Grobbel; North Branch Twp., Lapeer, MI; Laurence, age 38, married at 27, farmer; Margaret, wife, 34, married at 23; Raymond, son, age 9; Mary, dau, age 8; Edwin, son, age 7; Margaret, dau, age 6; Cecelia, dau, age 4 10/12; Leo, son, age 2 7/12; John, brother of Laurence, age 41, farmer - all b MI 
(Witness) Census28 April 1940Lawrence Ruhlman, Margaret Grobbel; North Branch, Lapeer, MI; Lawrence Ruhlman, age 48, 4yrs school, b MI, farmer; Margaret, wife, age 44, 4yrs school, b MI; Raymond, son, age 19, 8yrs school, b MI, farm laborer; Mary-Louise, dau, age 18, 8yrs school, b MI; Edwin, son, age 17, 8yrs school, b MI, farm laborer; Margaret, dau, age 15, 8yrs school, b MI; Cecilia, dau, age 13, 6yrs school, b MI; Leo, son, age 11, 4yrs school, b MI; David, son, age 10, 2yrs school, b MI - own home, no address given, value $1000 
Marriage*5 January 1946Rosemary Therese Beste; St. Clement Catholic Church, Center Line, Macomb, MI 
Milit-End*He served in the U.S. Army in WWII in the South Pacific as a member of the 836th Engineer Aviation Battalion, Company C, whose motto was, "Anything, Anytime, Anywhere." They built airstrips for fighter planes on islands as the U.S. worked to defeat Japan. 
Occupation*He and Rosemary lived in Warren until 1951 when they bought a dairy farm in New Haven. For several years they processed, bagged and sold the milk right on the farm.They also did truck farming and sold vegetables at Eastern Market. Raymond was employed by Dodge Truck from 1946-56, New Haven Foundry from 1956-1986. 
Association*the U.A.W. and the Knights of Columbus 
Death*12 July 2010at home, Lenox Twp., Macomb, MI 
Note*Raymond was survived by daughters, Therese Stier of Lenox, Marie (Michael) Walsh of Armada, Jean Hagen of Lenox, Irene (Thomas) Langmesser of Smiths Creek, Barbara (Douglas) Grabowski of Lenox, Mary (Wayne) Schultz of Melvin, Susan Given of Emmett, JoAnn (Robert) Vanderbossche of Emmett and Christine Ruhlman of New Haven; son-in-law, Richard Venuk of Richmond; 27 grandchildren; 25 gr-grandchildren; sisters, Margaret Andrzejewski and Cecilia Theisen; brothers, Edwin, Leo and David Ruhlman. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosemary on 18 March 2008; daughter, Roseanne Venuk; infant sons, Joseph and John Ruhlman; sister, Mary Lou Knocke; son-in-law, Gordon Hagen and gr-grandson, Nathaniel Venuk. 
NoteMemorial donations suggested to St. Augustine School or the Disalbed American Veterans of MI. 
Funeral16 July 2010St. Augustine Catholic Church, Richmond, MI; at 2 p.m. with Fr. Ron DeHunt officiating and Kaatz Funeral Home handling the arrangements 
Burial*16 July 2010St. Michael Cemetery, Richmond, Macomb, MI 

Family

Rosemary Therese Beste b. 1 Sep 1924, d. 18 Mar 2008

Edwin Thomas Ruhlman

Father*Lawrence Ruhlman b. 21 Jan 1892, d. 23 Jun 1968
Mother*Margaret Grobbel b. 19 Feb 1896, d. 10 Jan 1970
Birth*18 December 1922Lapeer County, MI 
(Witness) CensusApril 1930Lawrence Ruhlman, Margaret Grobbel; North Branch Twp., Lapeer, MI; Laurence, age 38, married at 27, farmer; Margaret, wife, 34, married at 23; Raymond, son, age 9; Mary, dau, age 8; Edwin, son, age 7; Margaret, dau, age 6; Cecelia, dau, age 4 10/12; Leo, son, age 2 7/12; John, brother of Laurence, age 41, farmer - all b MI 
(Witness) Census28 April 1940Lawrence Ruhlman, Margaret Grobbel; North Branch, Lapeer, MI; Lawrence Ruhlman, age 48, 4yrs school, b MI, farmer; Margaret, wife, age 44, 4yrs school, b MI; Raymond, son, age 19, 8yrs school, b MI, farm laborer; Mary-Louise, dau, age 18, 8yrs school, b MI; Edwin, son, age 17, 8yrs school, b MI, farm laborer; Margaret, dau, age 15, 8yrs school, b MI; Cecilia, dau, age 13, 6yrs school, b MI; Leo, son, age 11, 4yrs school, b MI; David, son, age 10, 2yrs school, b MI - own home, no address given, value $1000 
Marriage*5 January 1945Virginia Wilhelmina Reichenbach; St. Clement Catholic Church, Center Line, Macomb, MI 
Residence*2000Edwin A. in North Branch; Edwin in Capac MI 
Death*19 October 2015MI; resided in Chesterfield Twp 
Note*He was survived by his son, Larry (Tina); seven grandchildren; nine gr-grandchildren; sister, Cecilia Theisen. He was predeceased by his wife, Virginia, and son, Michael. 
Burial*Our Lady of Mt. Carmel - Kenockee Cemetery, Emmett, St. Clair, MI 

Family

Virginia Wilhelmina Reichenbach b. 23 May 1925, d. 4 Jan 2012

Margaret Catherine Ruhlman

Father*Lawrence Ruhlman b. 21 Jan 1892, d. 23 Jun 1968
Mother*Margaret Grobbel b. 19 Feb 1896, d. 10 Jan 1970
Birth*26 March 1924Lapeer County, MI 
(Witness) CensusApril 1930Lawrence Ruhlman, Margaret Grobbel; North Branch Twp., Lapeer, MI; Laurence, age 38, married at 27, farmer; Margaret, wife, 34, married at 23; Raymond, son, age 9; Mary, dau, age 8; Edwin, son, age 7; Margaret, dau, age 6; Cecelia, dau, age 4 10/12; Leo, son, age 2 7/12; John, brother of Laurence, age 41, farmer - all b MI 
(Witness) Census28 April 1940Lawrence Ruhlman, Margaret Grobbel; North Branch, Lapeer, MI; Lawrence Ruhlman, age 48, 4yrs school, b MI, farmer; Margaret, wife, age 44, 4yrs school, b MI; Raymond, son, age 19, 8yrs school, b MI, farm laborer; Mary-Louise, dau, age 18, 8yrs school, b MI; Edwin, son, age 17, 8yrs school, b MI, farm laborer; Margaret, dau, age 15, 8yrs school, b MI; Cecilia, dau, age 13, 6yrs school, b MI; Leo, son, age 11, 4yrs school, b MI; David, son, age 10, 2yrs school, b MI - own home, no address given, value $1000 
Married NameAndrzejewski 
Marriage*30 October 1943Stanley Peter Andrzejewski; North Branch, Lapeer, MI 
(Witness) Marriage14 July 1945Mary Lou Ruhlman, Henry Earnest Knoche; North Branch, Lapeer, MI; Bridesmaids were Mary Lou's sisters, Celia and Margaret, Henry's cousins, Rosemarie Schulte and Pat Geiger. Groomsmen were Henry's brother Art Knoche, Mary Lou's brother, Leo and Stanley Andrzejewski (who married Margaret). Flower Girl was Darlene Bruman. 
Death*9 February 2011Macomb County, MI 
Note*Margaret was survived by her children: Monica (Eddison) Simpson, Patrick (Jill), Dennis (Lisa), Terri (Ronald) Smith and Mark (Elizabeth); grandchildren: Scott, Tammy, Todd, Keith, Kenzi, Chaz, Meghan, Jason; gr-grandchildren: Madison, Justin, Danny, David, Erin, Nicholas, Logun, Amber, Erica and Michael. 
Funeral12 February 2011St. Blase Catholic Church, Sterling Heights, Macomb, MI; at 9:00 a.m. with arrangements by Wujek-Calcaterra Funeral Home 
Burial*12 February 2011Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Twp., Macomb, MI 

Family

Stanley Peter Andrzejewski b. 2 Sep 1918, d. 13 Dec 1982

Leo Joseph Ruhlman

Father*Lawrence Ruhlman b. 21 Jan 1892, d. 23 Jun 1968
Mother*Margaret Grobbel b. 19 Feb 1896, d. 10 Jan 1970
Birth*20 August 1927North Branch, Lapeer County, MI 
(Witness) CensusApril 1930Lawrence Ruhlman, Margaret Grobbel; North Branch Twp., Lapeer, MI; Laurence, age 38, married at 27, farmer; Margaret, wife, 34, married at 23; Raymond, son, age 9; Mary, dau, age 8; Edwin, son, age 7; Margaret, dau, age 6; Cecelia, dau, age 4 10/12; Leo, son, age 2 7/12; John, brother of Laurence, age 41, farmer - all b MI 
(Witness) Census28 April 1940Lawrence Ruhlman, Margaret Grobbel; North Branch, Lapeer, MI; Lawrence Ruhlman, age 48, 4yrs school, b MI, farmer; Margaret, wife, age 44, 4yrs school, b MI; Raymond, son, age 19, 8yrs school, b MI, farm laborer; Mary-Louise, dau, age 18, 8yrs school, b MI; Edwin, son, age 17, 8yrs school, b MI, farm laborer; Margaret, dau, age 15, 8yrs school, b MI; Cecilia, dau, age 13, 6yrs school, b MI; Leo, son, age 11, 4yrs school, b MI; David, son, age 10, 2yrs school, b MI - own home, no address given, value $1000 
(Witness) Marriage14 July 1945Mary Lou Ruhlman, Henry Earnest Knoche; North Branch, Lapeer, MI; Bridesmaids were Mary Lou's sisters, Celia and Margaret, Henry's cousins, Rosemarie Schulte and Pat Geiger. Groomsmen were Henry's brother Art Knoche, Mary Lou's brother, Leo and Stanley Andrzejewski (who married Margaret). Flower Girl was Darlene Bruman. 
Marriage*12 July 1958Josephine Ann Kohler; St. Mary's Catholic Church, Burnside, Lapeer, FL 
Occupation*Leo was a dairy and crop farmer 
Residence*2006North Branch, MI 
Death*16 January 2012Devonshire Retirement Village, Lapeer County, MI 
Note*Leo was survived by his wife, Josephine, sons; Tom (Mary) of North Branch, Tim Sr. (Kathy) of North Branch, daughter, Cathy (Jeff) Render of Brown City, and son, Al of Lum, and Pat (Debbie) of North Branch, 15 grandchildren, sister, Cecilia Theison, brothers; Dave and Edwin and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Mary Theresa, 2 sisters and 1 brother 
NoteMemorial donations suggested to Alzheimer's Association 
Burial*20 January 2012Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery, North Branch, Lapeer, MI 

Family

Josephine Ann Kohler b. 18 Oct 1930, d. 28 Jul 2019

David Christopher Ruhlman

Father*Lawrence Ruhlman b. 21 Jan 1892, d. 23 Jun 1968
Mother*Margaret Grobbel b. 19 Feb 1896, d. 10 Jan 1970
Birth*27 September 1930Lapeer County, MI 
(Witness) Census28 April 1940Lawrence Ruhlman, Margaret Grobbel; North Branch, Lapeer, MI; Lawrence Ruhlman, age 48, 4yrs school, b MI, farmer; Margaret, wife, age 44, 4yrs school, b MI; Raymond, son, age 19, 8yrs school, b MI, farm laborer; Mary-Louise, dau, age 18, 8yrs school, b MI; Edwin, son, age 17, 8yrs school, b MI, farm laborer; Margaret, dau, age 15, 8yrs school, b MI; Cecilia, dau, age 13, 6yrs school, b MI; Leo, son, age 11, 4yrs school, b MI; David, son, age 10, 2yrs school, b MI - own home, no address given, value $1000 
Milit-End*served in the U.S. Army as a Private First Class in Korea 
Residence*2000David C. in Clawson, David in Macomb MI 
Death*16 May 2014MI 
Burial*Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, Oakland, MI 

Stanley Peter Andrzejewski

Father*Andrew Andrzejewski b. 11 Nov 1880, d. 12 Feb 1964
Mother*Julia Kapcia b. Jan 1892, d. 24 May 1944
Birth*2 September 1918Roger City, Presque Isle, MI 
(Witness) Census17 January 1920Andrew Andrzejewski, Julia Kapcia; Krakow, Presque Isle, MI; Andrew Andrzyjewski, age 40, b Poland, immigrated 1888, al, parents b Poland, farmer; Julia, wife, age 29, b MI, parents b Poland; Katherine, dau, age 10; Hedwig, dau, age 9; Joseph, son, age 7; Frank, son, age 5; Michael, son, age 3 1/12; next pg: Stanley, son, age 1 3/12 - children b MI 
(Witness) Census12 April 1930Andrew Andrzejewski, Julia Kapcia; Krakow Twp., Presque Isle, MI; Andrew Andzyewski, age 48, married at 25, b Poland, parents b Poland, immigrated 1891, na, farmer; Julia, wife, age 37, mar at 16, b MI, parents b Poland; Joseph, son, age 17; Frank, son, age 15; Michael, son, age 13; Stanley, son, age 11; Florian, son, age 9; Frances, dau, age 6; Clara, dau, age 4 9/12; Antoinette, dau, age 2 4/12; Beatrice, mother, age 80, widow, married at 27, b Poland, parents b Poland, immigrated 1891 - children b MI 
Employment*Metal Process Corp when he lived in Presque Isle County 
Marriage*30 October 1943Margaret Catherine Ruhlman; North Branch, Lapeer, MI 
(Witness) Marriage14 July 1945Mary Lou Ruhlman, Henry Earnest Knoche; North Branch, Lapeer, MI; Bridesmaids were Mary Lou's sisters, Celia and Margaret, Henry's cousins, Rosemarie Schulte and Pat Geiger. Groomsmen were Henry's brother Art Knoche, Mary Lou's brother, Leo and Stanley Andrzejewski (who married Margaret). Flower Girl was Darlene Bruman. 
Milit-End*served in the U.S. Army in WWII 
Occupation*Utica, Macomb, MI; cabinet maker 
Death*13 December 1982Warren, Macomb, MI; Sterling Heights 
Burial*16 December 1982Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Twp., Macomb, MI 

Family

Margaret Catherine Ruhlman b. 26 Mar 1924, d. 9 Feb 2011

Charles G. Commer

Father*Carl Gottlieb Commer b. c 1825, d. bt 1870 - 1880
Mother*Dorothea "Nora" Fuchs b. 12 Aug 1827, d. 16 Feb 1884
Note*had seven brothers. Henry adopted Laurabelle Lillian, b. 26 Mar 1918. 
Birth*14 September 1863Canada 
Residence*1864MI 
Naturalization*1870Detroit, MI 
(Witness) Census1 July 1870Carl Gottlieb Commer, Dorothea "Nora" Fuchs; Ward 9, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Charles Comer, age 45, laborer, b Wuerttemberg; Mary, age 40, keeping house, b Wuerttemberg ; Charles, age 7; William, age 5; George, age 1 - children b MI - reside Mayberry Ave. near Michigan Ave. 
(Witness) Census8 June 1880Dorothea "Nora" Fuchs; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Dorothea (indexed as Cormor), age 52, keeping house, b Wuerttemberg; Charles, son, age 18, works in soap factory; William, son, age 16, at home; George, son, age 11, at school; Henry, son, age 8, at school - all children b MI - reside at 602 Woodbridge 
Marriage*22 November 1897Genevieve (Chaffin) Stoddard; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Fr F. Mayer officiated with witnesses Mr. & Mrs. George Commer, both of Detroit 
Witness: George Commer
(Witness) Census19 April 1910Henry Herman Commer (adp Laura Commer after 1920), Grace Evelyn Morrow; Ward 25, Brooklyn, Kings, NY; Harry H. Commer, age 40, married 1yr, b MI, parents b Germany, in navy; Grace E., wife, age 24, mar 1yr, b NY, father b NY, mother b MA; Charles J., brother, age 47, married 12yrs (wife not listed), b MI, parents b Germany, mariner on ship; Harriet Kennedy, lodger, age 60, widow, mother of 1, 1 living, b MI, parents b MI - reside 713 Monroe 
Marriage*1911Rose M. Rivard; MI 
(Witness) Death16 March 1914Charles A. Commer; Hamtramck, Wayne, MI 
Occupation*Detroit, Wayne, MI; lived in the village of Hamtramck and worked as a bricklayer and mason at an auto company. 
Residence*October 1920Rose M. Rivard; 41 Sargent, Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Census*10 April 1930Hamtramck, Wayne, MI; Margret Tillie, head of house, age 60, widowed, b Germany, immigrated 1882; George, son, age 34, single, lather - contractor, b MI; Charley Commer, age 65, widowed, married at age 23, b Canada, parents b Germany, millwright at auto factory; Argentine Commer, dau, age 14, b MI - reside at 143 Clay Ave. 
Witness: Argentine Commer
Census2 April 1940Ward 19, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Jacob P. Dries, age 34, 8yrs school, b Germany, buffer at Continental Coat & Die Co; Astor, wife, age 27, 8yrs school, b MI; Jacob Jr., son, age 7, 1yr school, b MI; Melvin, son, age 4, b MI; Charles Commer, lodger, age 76, 8yrs school, b Canada; Frank Norotny, lodger, age 21, single, 4yrs hs, b MI, scraper at Continental Coat & Die Co - renting at 10545 Knodell 
Death*26 August 1950Eloise, Wayne, MI 

Family 1

Genevieve (Chaffin) Stoddard b. 1863

Family 2

Rose M. Rivard b. 4 Sep 1888, d. 19 Oct 1920
Children 1.Charles A. Commer b. 31 May 1912, d. 16 Mar 1914
 2.Argentine Commer+ b. 16 May 1915, d. 10 Apr 1938
 3.Laurabelle Lillian Commer+ b. 26 Mar 1918, d. 17 Sep 2006

Abraham Fournier

Father*Jean Abraham Fournier b. 1780, d. 10 Feb 1854
Mother*Archange Campau b. 17 Jan 1786, d. 10 Jan 1862
Birth*17 October 1811Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Marriage*10 June 1834Mary Ann Peltier; St. Anne, Detroit, MI 
Census*16 July 1850Mary Ann Peltier; Grosse Pointe, Wayne, MI; Abraham, age 3_, farmer; Mary Ann, age 31?; Nancy, age 10; John, age 8; Mary, age 6; Justine, age 1 - all b MI 
Witness: Mary Ann L. Fournier
Witness: Nancy Ann Fournier
Witness: John B. Fournier
Witness: Justine Elisabeth Fournier
Death*February 1886Wayne County, MI 
Burial*February 1886Assumption Grotto Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, MI 

Family

Mary Ann Peltier b. 7 Aug 1816, d. 24 Feb 1857
Children 1.Isadore Fournier b. 14 Jun 1835
 2.John Francis Andrew Fournier b. 5 Oct 1836
 3.Mary Susanne Fournier b. 2 Oct 1837
 4.Nancy Ann Fournier b. 8 Jan 1840, d. 9 Oct 1851
 5.John B. Fournier b. 19 Dec 1842, d. 11 Jan 1923
 6.Elisabeth Fournier b. 13 Oct 1843, d. Oct 1843
 7.Mary Ann L. Fournier+ b. 5 Nov 1845, d. 3 Jun 1928
 8.Justine Elisabeth Fournier b. 14 Mar 1849, d. 12 Feb 1882
 9.Richard Amandus Fournier b. 3 Jun 1851, d. 15 Aug 1851
 10.Mitchell / Michael Fournier b. 20 Jun 1852, d. 15 Jan 1938
 11.Emil Toussainte Fournier b. 29 Dec 1854
 12.Charles G. Fournier+ b. 22 Feb 1857, d. 28 Jan 1928

Mary Ann Peltier

Father*John Baptist Simon Peltier b. 17 Feb 1785, d. Jan 1841
Mother*Catherine Williams b. 26 Feb 1784
Birth*7 August 1816Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Married Name10 June 1834Fournier 
Marriage*10 June 1834Abraham Fournier; St. Anne, Detroit, MI 
Census*16 July 1850Abraham Fournier; Grosse Pointe, Wayne, MI; Abraham, age 3_, farmer; Mary Ann, age 31?; Nancy, age 10; John, age 8; Mary, age 6; Justine, age 1 - all b MI 
Witness: Mary Ann L. Fournier
Witness: Nancy Ann Fournier
Witness: John B. Fournier
Witness: Justine Elisabeth Fournier
Death*24 February 1857Assumption, Greinerville, MI 
Burial*Assumption Grotto Cemetery, Detroit, MI 

Family

Abraham Fournier b. 17 Oct 1811, d. Feb 1886
Children 1.Isadore Fournier b. 14 Jun 1835
 2.John Francis Andrew Fournier b. 5 Oct 1836
 3.Mary Susanne Fournier b. 2 Oct 1837
 4.Nancy Ann Fournier b. 8 Jan 1840, d. 9 Oct 1851
 5.John B. Fournier b. 19 Dec 1842, d. 11 Jan 1923
 6.Elisabeth Fournier b. 13 Oct 1843, d. Oct 1843
 7.Mary Ann L. Fournier+ b. 5 Nov 1845, d. 3 Jun 1928
 8.Justine Elisabeth Fournier b. 14 Mar 1849, d. 12 Feb 1882
 9.Richard Amandus Fournier b. 3 Jun 1851, d. 15 Aug 1851
 10.Mitchell / Michael Fournier b. 20 Jun 1852, d. 15 Jan 1938
 11.Emil Toussainte Fournier b. 29 Dec 1854
 12.Charles G. Fournier+ b. 22 Feb 1857, d. 28 Jan 1928

Leon Rivard

Father*Francois Rivard b. 10 Nov 1773, d. 22 Dec 1841
Mother*Mary Isabella Chapoton b. 5 Mar 1771, d. b 1840
Birth*16 June 1801Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Marriage*26 February 1827Felicity Laderoute; Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Census25 July 1850Felicity Laderoute; Hamtramck Twp, Wayne, MI; Leon Rivard, age 50, farmer; Felicia, age 44; Angelica, age 22; Leander, age 19, farmer; Edward, age 17, farmer; Francis, male, age 15; Nancy Laderoot, age 12 - all b MI (Nancy's parents, Ignatius & Margaret & family enumerated just before; Felicia was a sister of Ignatius) 
Witness: Nancy Ann Laderoute
Witness: Leander Rivard
Witness: Angelica Rivard
Witness: Edward Francis Rivard
Witness: Francis Rivard
Census*9 July 1860Felicity Laderoute; Hamtramck, Wayne, MI; Leon Rivard, age 62, farmer; Felicia, age 54, housewife; Leander, age 28, farm hand; Vital Champagne, male, age 17; Annie Cranien, age 14 - all b MI (next farm family of Anthony and Julia Rivard) 
Witness: Leander Rivard
(Witness) Census21 July 1870Francis Marsack, Rose Laderoute; Hamtramck, Wayne, MI; Francis Marsac, age 42, works in brick yard; Rosa, age 40; John, age 3 - all b MI - also on pg are Leander, age 40, and Mary Rivard; Leon, age 72, and Phyllis Rivard; Julia, age 65 and John, age 28, Rivard; Anthony, age 72, Rivard; Enos, age 75, Ladaroot; Charles, age 35, and Theresa Ladaroot 
Census21 July 1870Felicity Laderoute; Hamtramck Twp, Wayne, MI; Leon Rivard, age 72, no occ; Phillis, age 64, keeping house, both b MI (also on this pg: Ignatious & Margaret Laderoot; Charles & Theresa Laderoot; Frank & Mathilda Rivard; Leander & Mary Rivard; Charles Fournier; Julia Rivard & son, John; Anthony Rivard & son Anthony; William Laderoot; Frank & Rosa Marsac 
Death*10 July 1870of dropsy, Hamtramck, Wayne, MI 
Burial*Assumption Grotto, Detroit, Wayne, MI 

Family

Felicity Laderoute b. 28 Apr 1806, d. Jul 1877
Children 1.Angelica Rivard b. 10 Apr 1828, d. 15 Dec 1889
 2.Leander Rivard+ b. 10 Sep 1830, d. 20 Apr 1900
 3.Edward Francis Rivard b. 19 Sep 1832
 4.Francis Rivard+ b. 2 Nov 1835, d. 13 Feb 1915

Felicity Laderoute

Father*Peter Laderoute b. 10 Jul 1766, d. 13 Sep 1837
Mother*Angelica Cauchois b. Apr 1776, d. Dec 1836
Birth*28 April 1806Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Married Name26 February 1827Rivard 
Marriage*26 February 1827Leon Rivard; Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Census25 July 1850Leon Rivard; Hamtramck Twp, Wayne, MI; Leon Rivard, age 50, farmer; Felicia, age 44; Angelica, age 22; Leander, age 19, farmer; Edward, age 17, farmer; Francis, male, age 15; Nancy Laderoot, age 12 - all b MI (Nancy's parents, Ignatius & Margaret & family enumerated just before; Felicia was a sister of Ignatius) 
Witness: Nancy Ann Laderoute
Witness: Leander Rivard
Witness: Angelica Rivard
Witness: Edward Francis Rivard
Witness: Francis Rivard
Census*9 July 1860Leon Rivard; Hamtramck, Wayne, MI; Leon Rivard, age 62, farmer; Felicia, age 54, housewife; Leander, age 28, farm hand; Vital Champagne, male, age 17; Annie Cranien, age 14 - all b MI (next farm family of Anthony and Julia Rivard) 
Witness: Leander Rivard
Census21 July 1870Leon Rivard; Hamtramck Twp, Wayne, MI; Leon Rivard, age 72, no occ; Phillis, age 64, keeping house, both b MI (also on this pg: Ignatious & Margaret Laderoot; Charles & Theresa Laderoot; Frank & Mathilda Rivard; Leander & Mary Rivard; Charles Fournier; Julia Rivard & son, John; Anthony Rivard & son Anthony; William Laderoot; Frank & Rosa Marsac 
Death*July 1877Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Burial*Assumption Grotto, Detroit, Wayne, MI 

Family

Leon Rivard b. 16 Jun 1801, d. 10 Jul 1870
Children 1.Angelica Rivard b. 10 Apr 1828, d. 15 Dec 1889
 2.Leander Rivard+ b. 10 Sep 1830, d. 20 Apr 1900
 3.Edward Francis Rivard b. 19 Sep 1832
 4.Francis Rivard+ b. 2 Nov 1835, d. 13 Feb 1915

Francois Rivard

Father*Jean-Baptiste Rivard b. 22 Nov 1729, d. 23 Jun 1805
Mother*Marie Catherine Yax b. 2 Feb 1747, d. 27 Sep 1792
Birth*10 November 1773Rivard Farm, Grosse Pointe, MI 
Marriage*20 August 1800Mary Isabella Chapoton; Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Note*27 June 1808Claim # 180 of 137.61 acres known as Cook Farm granted in Detroit to Francois Rivard 
Census*1840Hamtramck Twp., Wayne, MI; Francis Rivard, age 60-70; one male under 5; one male 15-20; one female under 5; one female 20-30; no females older than 30 
Death*22 December 1841Detroit, Wayne, MI 

Family

Mary Isabella Chapoton b. 5 Mar 1771, d. b 1840
Children 1.Leon Rivard+ b. 16 Jun 1801, d. 10 Jul 1870
 2.Richard Rivard b. 23 Jan 1803, d. Aug 1850
 3.Edward Rivard b. 24 Mar 1805, d. Jan 1833
 4.Isabella Rivard b. 12 May 1807
 5.Angelica Rivard b. 10 May 1809, d. 1887
 6.John Baptist Rivard b. 27 Aug 1811

Jean-Baptiste Rivard

Father*Nicolas Rivard b. 24 Jul 1686, d. 26 Sep 1729
Mother*Marie Joseph Rault b. 1697
Birth*22 November 1729Les Grondines, Portneuf, Quebec, Canada 
Anecdote*1762Detroit, MI; In 1762 he settled on land adjoining Pierre Tremblay's in Grosse Pointe, making an application to the French government at Quebec for a claim. His home was at the site of present day Harper Ave and Rivard Blvd. 
Marriage*15 February 1762Marie Catherine Yax; Detroit, MI 
Death*23 June 1805Detroit, Wayne, MI 

Family

Marie Catherine Yax b. 2 Feb 1747, d. 27 Sep 1792
Children 1.Jean-Baptiste Rivard+ b. 21 Jan 1763, d. 2 Mar 1819
 2.Charles Rivard+ b. 11 Sep 1764, d. 18 Oct 1825
 3.Pierre Rivard+ b. 6 Feb 1766, d. 6 Jun 1847
 4.Infant Rivard b. 12 May 1768, d. 13 May 1768
 5.Catherine Rivard b. 4 Apr 1769
 6.Michel Rivard+ b. 18 Jul 1770, d. 1819
 7.Joseph Rivard b. 28 Jan 1772, d. 24 Nov 1801
 8.Francois Rivard+ b. 10 Nov 1773, d. 22 Dec 1841
 9.Archange Rivard b. 31 Dec 1774
 10.Jacques Rivard b. 1 May 1777, d. Sep 1777
 11.Seraphine Rivard b. 20 Mar 1779
 12.Simon Rivard b. Sep 1780
 13.Antoine Rivard+ b. 11 Apr 1782, d. 14 Oct 1840

Nicolas Rivard

Father*Nicolas Rivard dit LaVigne b. 1 Feb 1654, d. 2 Dec 1719
Mother*Elisabeth Trottier b. 1664, d. 6 Apr 1699
Birth*24 July 1686Bastiscan, Quebec, Canada 
Christening25 July 1686Batiscan, Champlain, Quebec, Canada 
Marriage*1724Marie Joseph Rault; Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation, Champlain, Quebec, Canada 
Death*26 September 1729Grondines, Quebec, Canada 

Family

Marie Joseph Rault b. 1697
Child 1.Jean-Baptiste Rivard+ b. 22 Nov 1729, d. 23 Jun 1805

Joseph Leander Rivard

Father*Leander Rivard b. 10 Sep 1830, d. 20 Apr 1900
Mother*Mary Ann L. Fournier b. 5 Nov 1845, d. 3 Jun 1928
Birth*25 May 1864Greiner, Detroit, Wayne, MI 
(Witness) Census21 July 1870Leander Rivard, Mary Ann L. Fournier; Hamtramack Twp, Wayne, MI; Leander, age 40, farmer; Mary, age 27, keeping house; Elizabeth, age 7; Joseph, age 6; John, age 4; James, age 2; Charles Fournier, age 14, works on farm (also enumerated on this page are Antoine/Anthony and son Anthony; and Julia, wife of Antoine living on the next farm with John) 
(Witness) Census2 June 1880Leander Rivard, Mary Ann L. Fournier; Hamtramck Twp, Wayne, MI; Leander, age 49; Mary Ann, 35; Elisabeth, 18; Joseph, 16; John, 14; James, 12; Rose, 7; Ann Ida, 4; Edna (should be male Edmund), 2, all bn MI 
Marriage*14 May 1889Catherine Frances Baumgartner; Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Census23 June 1900Catherine Frances Baumgartner; Warren Twp., Macomb, MI; Joseph Rivard, age 36, b May 1865, farmer ; Francis, wife, age 31, b Oct 1868; Leander, son, age 9, b March 1891; Anthony, son, age 7, b Sep 1892; Raymond, son, aage 5, b July 1894; Loyola, son, age 3, b July 1896; Francis, dau, age 1, b Feb 1899; Lewis Shultz, laborer, age 25, b March 1875 in MI, parents b Germany - all b MI 
Witness: Loyola Ignatius Rivard
Witness: Frances R. Rivard
Witness: Leander Rivard
Witness: Anthony Joseph Rivard
Witness: Raymond Celestine Rivard
Census*10 May 1910Catherine Frances Baumgartner; Warren Twp., Macomb, MI; John, age 45, mar 21yrs, farmer; Frances, wife, age 41, mar 21yrs, mother of 9, 9 living; Anthony, son, age 17; Raymond, son, age 15; Loyola, son, age 13; Frances, dau, age 11; Cecil, son, age 9; Joseph, son, age 7; Ruth, dau, age 4; Aurelius, son, age 1 11/12 - all b MI - res 225 Canfield 
Witness: Cecil John Rivard Sr.
Witness: Aurelius John Rivard
Witness: Frances R. Rivard
Witness: Ruth M. Rivard
Witness: Anthony Joseph Rivard
Witness: Raymond Celestine Rivard
Witness: Joseph E. Rivard Sr.
Witness: Loyola Ignatius Rivard
Census15 January 1920Catherine Frances Baumgartner; Warren Twp., Macomb, MI; Joseph Rivard, age 56, b MI, parents b MI, farmer; Frances, wife, age 51, b MI, parents b MI; Loyola, son, age 23, single, farmer on home farm; Joseph E., son, age 16; Ruth, dau, age 14; Alerious, son, age 11 - children b MI ( family of Frank & Julia Rinke right before - reside on Center Line Rd. 
Witness: Loyola Ignatius Rivard
Witness: Joseph E. Rivard Sr.
Witness: Ruth M. Rivard
Witness: Aurelius John Rivard
CauseDeathhad angina pectoris 
Death*11 April 1920Warren, Macomb, MI 
Witness: Leander Rivard
Burial*14 April 1920Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, MI 

Family

Catherine Frances Baumgartner b. 29 Oct 1868, d. 2 Jan 1955
Children 1.Leander Rivard+ b. 5 Mar 1891, d. 23 Jan 1976
 2.Anthony Joseph Rivard+ b. 14 Sep 1892, d. 29 Jul 1960
 3.Raymond Celestine Rivard+ b. 28 Jul 1894, d. 7 Apr 1971
 4.Loyola Ignatius Rivard+ b. 26 Jul 1896, d. 18 Jun 1976
 5.Frances R. Rivard+ b. 17 Feb 1899, d. 17 Jun 1977
 6.Cecil John Rivard Sr.+ b. 26 Dec 1900, d. 29 Oct 1985
 7.Joseph E. Rivard Sr. b. 13 Apr 1903, d. 2 Feb 1975
 8.Ruth M. Rivard+ b. 30 Sep 1905, d. 12 May 1997
 9.Aurelius John Rivard b. 28 May 1908, d. 18 Feb 1980

Catherine Frances Baumgartner

Father*Anthony Baumgartner b. 6 Sep 1839, d. 24 Dec 1909
Mother*Theresa Zuger b. 30 May 1841, d. 22 Aug 1912
Birth*29 October 1868Hamtramck, Wayne, MI 
(Witness) Census22 July 1870Anthony Baumgartner, Theresa Zuger; Hamtramck Twp, Wayne, MI; Anton, age 31, works on farm; Theresa, age 29, keeping house; Anton, 8, at school; Mary, 6, at school; Theresa, 6, at school; Frederick, 3; Frances, 2; Magdalena, 3/12 
(Witness) CensusJune 1880Anthony Baumgartner, Theresa Zuger; Hamtramck, Wayne, MI; Anthony, age 40, farmer; Theresa, wife, age 38, Anthony Jr., son, age 17; Mary, dau, age 16; Theresa, dau, age 15; Frederick, son, age 12; Frances C., dau, age 11; Lena, dau, age 10; Frank X., son, age 8 or 9; Celia, dau, age 5; Agnes, dau, age 2; Rosa, dau, age 6/12 - b Dec; John L___, servant, age 50 - all in family b MI 
Married Name14 May 1889Rivard 
Marriage*14 May 1889Joseph Leander Rivard; Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Census23 June 1900Joseph Leander Rivard; Warren Twp., Macomb, MI; Joseph Rivard, age 36, b May 1865, farmer ; Francis, wife, age 31, b Oct 1868; Leander, son, age 9, b March 1891; Anthony, son, age 7, b Sep 1892; Raymond, son, aage 5, b July 1894; Loyola, son, age 3, b July 1896; Francis, dau, age 1, b Feb 1899; Lewis Shultz, laborer, age 25, b March 1875 in MI, parents b Germany - all b MI 
Witness: Loyola Ignatius Rivard
Witness: Frances R. Rivard
Witness: Leander Rivard
Witness: Anthony Joseph Rivard
Witness: Raymond Celestine Rivard
Census*10 May 1910Joseph Leander Rivard; Warren Twp., Macomb, MI; John, age 45, mar 21yrs, farmer; Frances, wife, age 41, mar 21yrs, mother of 9, 9 living; Anthony, son, age 17; Raymond, son, age 15; Loyola, son, age 13; Frances, dau, age 11; Cecil, son, age 9; Joseph, son, age 7; Ruth, dau, age 4; Aurelius, son, age 1 11/12 - all b MI - res 225 Canfield 
Witness: Cecil John Rivard Sr.
Witness: Aurelius John Rivard
Witness: Frances R. Rivard
Witness: Ruth M. Rivard
Witness: Anthony Joseph Rivard
Witness: Raymond Celestine Rivard
Witness: Joseph E. Rivard Sr.
Witness: Loyola Ignatius Rivard
Census15 January 1920Joseph Leander Rivard; Warren Twp., Macomb, MI; Joseph Rivard, age 56, b MI, parents b MI, farmer; Frances, wife, age 51, b MI, parents b MI; Loyola, son, age 23, single, farmer on home farm; Joseph E., son, age 16; Ruth, dau, age 14; Alerious, son, age 11 - children b MI ( family of Frank & Julia Rinke right before - reside on Center Line Rd. 
Witness: Loyola Ignatius Rivard
Witness: Joseph E. Rivard Sr.
Witness: Ruth M. Rivard
Witness: Aurelius John Rivard
Census*April 1930Warren Twp., Macomb, MI; Frances Rivard, age 61, widow, head of house; Aurelius, son, age 21, single, bookkeeper at garage - res on Warren Blvd. 
Witness: Aurelius John Rivard
Death*2 January 1955Warren, Macomb, MI 
Note*Frances was predeceased by her husband, Joseph. She was survived by her children: Leander, Anthony, Raymond, Loyola, Cecil, Joseph, Aurellus, Mrs. Frances Trombley and Mrs. Anthony Buechel; 36 grandchildren; 13 gr-grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Cecilia Schoenherr. 
Funeral5 January 1955St. Clement Catholic Church, Center Line, Macomb, MI; at 9:00 a.m. Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home of Center Line 
Burial*5 January 1955Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, MI 

Family

Joseph Leander Rivard b. 25 May 1864, d. 11 Apr 1920
Children 1.Leander Rivard+ b. 5 Mar 1891, d. 23 Jan 1976
 2.Anthony Joseph Rivard+ b. 14 Sep 1892, d. 29 Jul 1960
 3.Raymond Celestine Rivard+ b. 28 Jul 1894, d. 7 Apr 1971
 4.Loyola Ignatius Rivard+ b. 26 Jul 1896, d. 18 Jun 1976
 5.Frances R. Rivard+ b. 17 Feb 1899, d. 17 Jun 1977
 6.Cecil John Rivard Sr.+ b. 26 Dec 1900, d. 29 Oct 1985
 7.Joseph E. Rivard Sr. b. 13 Apr 1903, d. 2 Feb 1975
 8.Ruth M. Rivard+ b. 30 Sep 1905, d. 12 May 1997
 9.Aurelius John Rivard b. 28 May 1908, d. 18 Feb 1980

Loyola Ignatius Rivard

Father*Joseph Leander Rivard b. 25 May 1864, d. 11 Apr 1920
Mother*Catherine Frances Baumgartner b. 29 Oct 1868, d. 2 Jan 1955
NicknameJake 
Birth*26 July 1896Detroit, Wayne, MI 
(Witness) Census23 June 1900Joseph Leander Rivard, Catherine Frances Baumgartner; Warren Twp., Macomb, MI; Joseph Rivard, age 36, b May 1865, farmer ; Francis, wife, age 31, b Oct 1868; Leander, son, age 9, b March 1891; Anthony, son, age 7, b Sep 1892; Raymond, son, aage 5, b July 1894; Loyola, son, age 3, b July 1896; Francis, dau, age 1, b Feb 1899; Lewis Shultz, laborer, age 25, b March 1875 in MI, parents b Germany - all b MI 
(Witness) Census10 May 1910Joseph Leander Rivard, Catherine Frances Baumgartner; Warren Twp., Macomb, MI; John, age 45, mar 21yrs, farmer; Frances, wife, age 41, mar 21yrs, mother of 9, 9 living; Anthony, son, age 17; Raymond, son, age 15; Loyola, son, age 13; Frances, dau, age 11; Cecil, son, age 9; Joseph, son, age 7; Ruth, dau, age 4; Aurelius, son, age 1 11/12 - all b MI - res 225 Canfield 
(Witness) Marriage9 May 1916Anna M. Thomas, Anthony Joseph Rivard; Center Line, Macomb, MI; Father M.F. Kramer officiated with witnesses Loyola Rivard of Warren & Irene DeGrandchamp of Detroit 
(Witness) Marriage8 August 1916Frances Czeszewski, Leander Rivard; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father L.S. Huver officiated with witnesses Ignatius Rivard and Alvira Grobbel, both of Detroit 
(Witness) Census15 January 1920Joseph Leander Rivard, Catherine Frances Baumgartner; Warren Twp., Macomb, MI; Joseph Rivard, age 56, b MI, parents b MI, farmer; Frances, wife, age 51, b MI, parents b MI; Loyola, son, age 23, single, farmer on home farm; Joseph E., son, age 16; Ruth, dau, age 14; Alerious, son, age 11 - children b MI ( family of Frank & Julia Rinke right before - reside on Center Line Rd. 
(Witness) Marriage12 October 1923Robert Anthony Kebbe, Norma E. Rivard; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father William P. Schulte officiated with witnesses Loyola Rivard of Warren and Isabelle Kebbe of Detroit 
Anecdote*"Loyola met Rosella at her father's farm. One day he came to buy potatoes to sell in the Warren area. She was out working in the potato field." 
Marriage*24 November 1924Rosella Susan Snoblen; St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Note8 Mile Rd was also known as Base Line Rd with Detroit to the south and Warren to the north 
Residence*1930Rosella Susan Snoblen; 106 Jackson Ave., Warren Twp., MI 
Census*April 1930Rosella Susan Snoblen; Warren Twp., Macomb, MI; Loyola I., age 33, married at 27, part owner of auto sales shop; Rosella, wife, age 27, married at 22; Eugene E., son, age 4 6/12; Robert J., son, 3 6/12; Evelyn M., dau, age 2 6/12; Harold B., son, age 11/12; Marcella C. Smith, hired girl, age 27 - all b MI - res 106 Jackson Ave. 
Witness: Eugene Edward Rivard
Witness: Harold Bernard Rivard
Witness: Evelyn Marie Rivard
Witness: Robert Joseph Rivard
(Witness) Death13 August 1934Robert Joseph Rivard; at home, Warren Twp, Macomb, MI 
Occupation*co-owner of Rivard Brothers Car Dealership in Warren, MI 
Death*18 June 1976Sebewaing, Huron, MI; resided in Utica, Macomb 
Note*Surviving were his wife, Rosella; sons, Eugene, Harold and Kenneth; daughters Mrs. Evelyn Boyd, Mrs. lorraine Masta and Mrs. Mary Robinet; two brothers; 34 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 
Burial21 June 1976Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, Oakland, MI 
Funeral*21 June 1976St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Utica, Macomb, MI; He was at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home. 

Family

Rosella Susan Snoblen b. 26 Aug 1902, d. 26 Dec 1990
Children 1.Eugene Edward Rivard+ b. 2 Nov 1925, d. 21 Mar 1993
 2.Robert Joseph Rivard b. 12 Nov 1926, d. 13 Aug 1934
 3.Evelyn Marie Rivard b. 3 Dec 1927, d. 21 Apr 1998
 4.Harold Bernard Rivard b. 20 Apr 1929, d. 26 Dec 2001
 5.Kenneth Anthony Rivard+ b. 1 Nov 1930, d. 22 Aug 2006
 6.Lorraine Frances Rivard+ b. 12 Aug 1933, d. 28 Feb 1985
 7.Mary Kathleen Rivard+ b. 20 May 1935, d. 9 Mar 1994

Rosella Susan Snoblen

Father*Bernard Snoblen b. 24 Mar 1861, d. 10 Mar 1928
Mother*Catherine Mary Grobbel b. 7 Oct 1860, d. 26 Jan 1930
Birth*26 August 1902Lapeer County, MI 
(Witness) Census30 April 1910Bernard Snoblen, Catherine Mary Grobbel; North Branch, Lapeer, MI; Ben Snoblen, age 48, married 25yrs, b MI, parents b Germany, farmer; Catherine, wife, age 49, mar 25yrs, mother of 9?, 6 living, b MI, parents b Germany; Anthony, son, age 24, single, farmer; Margaret, dau, age 20, single, dress maker; Anna, dau, age 7; Rosalie, dau, age 7 - all children b MI 
(Witness) Census12 January 1920Bernard Snoblen, Catherine Mary Grobbel; North Branch, Lapeer, MI; Bernard Snoblen, age 58, b MI, father b France, mother b Germany - Rhine, farmer; next pg: Catherine Snoblen, age 59, b MI, parents b Alsace-Lorraine; Rosallia S., dau, age 17, b MI (family of Anthony Snoblen, age 34, next) 
Married NameRivard 
Marriage*24 November 1924Loyola Ignatius Rivard; St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Residence*1930Loyola Ignatius Rivard; 106 Jackson Ave., Warren Twp., MI 
Census*April 1930Loyola Ignatius Rivard; Warren Twp., Macomb, MI; Loyola I., age 33, married at 27, part owner of auto sales shop; Rosella, wife, age 27, married at 22; Eugene E., son, age 4 6/12; Robert J., son, 3 6/12; Evelyn M., dau, age 2 6/12; Harold B., son, age 11/12; Marcella C. Smith, hired girl, age 27 - all b MI - res 106 Jackson Ave. 
Witness: Eugene Edward Rivard
Witness: Harold Bernard Rivard
Witness: Evelyn Marie Rivard
Witness: Robert Joseph Rivard
Death*26 December 1990Warren, Macomb, MI 
Note*Rosella was the wife of the late Loyola "Jake" Rivard; mother of Evelyn Boyd, Mary (Michael) Robinet, Eugene (Dorothy), Harold (Janice), Kenneth (Delphine), the late Robert and the late Lorraine Masta; 34 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren. 
Funeral*29 December 1990St. Martin DePorres Catholic Church, Warren, MI 
Burial29 December 1990Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, Oakland, MI 

Family

Loyola Ignatius Rivard b. 26 Jul 1896, d. 18 Jun 1976
Children 1.Eugene Edward Rivard+ b. 2 Nov 1925, d. 21 Mar 1993
 2.Robert Joseph Rivard b. 12 Nov 1926, d. 13 Aug 1934
 3.Evelyn Marie Rivard b. 3 Dec 1927, d. 21 Apr 1998
 4.Harold Bernard Rivard b. 20 Apr 1929, d. 26 Dec 2001
 5.Kenneth Anthony Rivard+ b. 1 Nov 1930, d. 22 Aug 2006
 6.Lorraine Frances Rivard+ b. 12 Aug 1933, d. 28 Feb 1985
 7.Mary Kathleen Rivard+ b. 20 May 1935, d. 9 Mar 1994

Eugene Edward Rivard

Father*Loyola Ignatius Rivard b. 26 Jul 1896, d. 18 Jun 1976
Mother*Rosella Susan Snoblen b. 26 Aug 1902, d. 26 Dec 1990
Birth*2 November 1925Warren Twp, Macomb, MI 
(Witness) CensusApril 1930Loyola Ignatius Rivard, Rosella Susan Snoblen; Warren Twp., Macomb, MI; Loyola I., age 33, married at 27, part owner of auto sales shop; Rosella, wife, age 27, married at 22; Eugene E., son, age 4 6/12; Robert J., son, 3 6/12; Evelyn M., dau, age 2 6/12; Harold B., son, age 11/12; Marcella C. Smith, hired girl, age 27 - all b MI - res 106 Jackson Ave. 
Milit-Beg*17 December 1943Fort Sheridan, IL; as a Private in the U.S. Air Corps 
Marriage*8 February 1947Dorothy Marguirete Lalonde; Ascension Catholic Church, Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Death*21 March 1993Royal Oak Nursing Home, Oakland, MI 
Note*Eugene was the husband of Dorothy; father of Robert, Michael, Jeanette, Patrick, Donald, Kathleen Zajac and Timothy; brother of Kenneth, Harold, Mary and Evelyn; grandfather of 8. 
Funeral25 March 1993Eugene's funeral service was at 10:15a.m. at Wm. Sullivan & Sons Funeral Home in Utica and 11:00a.m. at St. Kieran Church. 
Burial*Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, MI 

Donald Thomas Rivard

Father*Eugene Edward Rivard b. 2 Nov 1925, d. 21 Mar 1993
Mother*Dorothy Marguirete Lalonde b. 25 Jan 1926, d. 13 Apr 2013

Carl Gottlieb Commer

Birth*circa 1825Germany 
Marriage*Dorothea "Nora" Fuchs 
Census*1 July 1870Dorothea "Nora" Fuchs; Ward 9, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Charles Comer, age 45, laborer, b Wuerttemberg; Mary, age 40, keeping house, b Wuerttemberg ; Charles, age 7; William, age 5; George, age 1 - children b MI - reside Mayberry Ave. near Michigan Ave. 
Witness: Charles G. Commer
Witness: William Kumerow or Commer
Witness: George Commer
Death*between 1870 and 1880Wayne County, MI 

Family

Dorothea "Nora" Fuchs b. 12 Aug 1827, d. 16 Feb 1884
Children 1.Charles G. Commer+ b. 14 Sep 1863, d. 26 Aug 1950
 2.William Kumerow or Commer b. 6 Apr 1865, d. 9 Feb 1913
 3.George Commer b. 14 Apr 1866, d. 25 Nov 1927
 4.Henry Herman Commer (adp Laura Commer after 1920)+ b. 22 Mar 1870, d. 15 Jun 1956

Henry Herman Commer (adp Laura Commer after 1920)

Father*Carl Gottlieb Commer b. c 1825, d. bt 1870 - 1880
Mother*Dorothea "Nora" Fuchs b. 12 Aug 1827, d. 16 Feb 1884
Birth*22 March 1870MI 
(Witness) Census8 June 1880Dorothea "Nora" Fuchs; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Dorothea (indexed as Cormor), age 52, keeping house, b Wuerttemberg; Charles, son, age 18, works in soap factory; William, son, age 16, at home; George, son, age 11, at school; Henry, son, age 8, at school - all children b MI - reside at 602 Woodbridge 
Census*8 November 1900US Naval Forces - USS Dixie, District 21; H. Commer, seaman, age 30, b March 1870 in MI, resides in Chicago IL at 106 Austin Ave., parents birth places not given 
Marriage*2 March 1909Grace Evelyn Morrow; Norfolk, Norfolk, VA 
Census19 April 1910Grace Evelyn Morrow; Ward 25, Brooklyn, Kings, NY; Harry H. Commer, age 40, married 1yr, b MI, parents b Germany, in navy; Grace E., wife, age 24, mar 1yr, b NY, father b NY, mother b MA; Charles J., brother, age 47, married 12yrs (wife not listed), b MI, parents b Germany, mariner on ship; Harriet Kennedy, lodger, age 60, widow, mother of 1, 1 living, b MI, parents b MI - reside 713 Monroe 
Witness: Charles G. Commer
(Witness) Death9 February 1913William Kumerow or Commer; St. Vincent's Hospital, Toledo, Lucas, OH 
Census26 January 1920Grace Evelyn Morrow; Ward 4, Portsmouth, Rockingham, NH; Harry Commar, age 48, b MI, parents b MI, ship officer; Grace E., wife, age 32, b NY, father b NY, mother b MA; Angelica Morrow, mother-in-law, age 55, b MA, parents b MA - reside 44 Gardner 
Census*April 1930Grace Evelyn Morrow; Pensacola, Escambia, FL; Henry H., age 59, b MI, age married 39, shipping clerk in navy yard; parents b Germany; Grace E., wife, age 42, b NY, age married 21, father b NY, mother b Massachusettes; Laura B., dau, age 12, b MI 
Witness: Laurabelle Lillian Commer
Census1945Grace Evelyn Morrow; Pensacola, Escambia, FL; Harry H. Commer, age 74, b MI, high school, occ - U.S.N.; Mrs. Harry Commer, age 54?, b NY, high school, housewife; Harry C. Buleson (son of George & Laura Burleson), age 8, b FL, in grammar school - reside 1622 E. Avery 
Occupation*in the U.S. Navy 
Death*15 June 1956Escambia County, FL; resided in Pensacola 
Burial*19 June 1956Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, FL; Plot: 19 0 14 

Family

Grace Evelyn Morrow b. 16 May 1885, d. 19 Jan 1964

Pierre Pelletier

Father*Rene Goubleau Pelletier b. 1 Mar 1659, d. 13 Jan 1713
Mother*Marie Madeleine Leclerc b. 9 Jul 1672, d. Oct 1702
Birth*4 November 1700Ile de Orleans, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 
Marriage*13 April 1722Elisabeth Lavergne; Assumption Sandwich, Essex, Ontario, Canada 
Death*Canada 

Family

Elisabeth Lavergne b. 2 Apr 1702
Children 1.Elizabeth Peltier b. c 1723
 2.Rene Peltier b. 1729
 3.Augustin Peltier b. 15 Mar 1733
 4.Jacques Francois Peltier b. 19 Dec 1734
 5.Andrew Peltier+ b. 29 Jan 1737, d. 19 Jun 1822
 6.Thomas Peltier b. 11 Jan 1739
 7.Jean Baptiste Peltier b. 14 May 1741
 8.Pierre Peltier b. c 1743