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Robert Wentz Brown b 1888 NE, wife Bernice Evelyn Ringer, NE,MS,MI,WA
Posted by: williamverl little (ID *****3176) Date: December 07, 2007 at 13:58:13
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Looking for decendants of Robert Wentz Brown married to Bernice Evelyn Ringer.

Robert Brown, middle initial may be "A", is the son of Charlotte Louise Wentz Bretthauer Brown. Robert Brown may have been adoped by Leonard sometimes noted as Lorenzo B. Brown, who was married to Charlotte Louise Wentz, but is not Robert Brown's biological father.

Robert Brown, has two sister, one is Laura A. C. Bretthauer Brown, whom married to an Ernest R. Watts. Laura born in 1892 or 1893, and Robert born 1888, have the same biological father born in WI, mother born in PA. Both Robert and Laura, were born in Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE.

Robert has a second sister Mabel Brown, father Lorenzo or Leonard Brown. Mabel Brown, born Clay Co., NE, June 1895

The 1900 Federal Census, "C" Street, Fairfield, Clay Co., NE, wife Charlotte Louise Wentz Bretthauer Brown is not noted as living in the household of her husband Leonard (Lorenzo) Brown, whom notes he is still married, but her three children are living in the household. The 1900 household is noted as Leonard Brown, age 57, born Aug 1842, married, married 3 years, born PA, father born PA, mother born PA, no occupation noted, daughter Mabel Brown, age 4, born Jun 1895, NE, father born PA, mother born PA, step-son Robert Wentz Brown, age 12, born Feb 9, 1888, NE, father born WI, mother born PA, step-daughter, Laura Wentz Bretthauer Brown, age 7, born Jan 1893, NE, father born WI, mother born PA.


Clay County, Nebraska

Charlotte Louise Wentz Bretthauer Brown's son, Robert Wentz Brown, born 1888 NE, married Bernice Evelyn Ringer in Clay Co., NE about 1911. The Ringer family of James J. Ringer and wife Emma Ringer, of Fairfield, Clay Co., NE, were employed as general work teamsters, along with Robert Wentz Brown's step-father, Leonard(Lorenzo) Brown. Robert Brown would be employed as a teamster in 1917 before working for the rail road in 1920.

Charlotte Louise Wentz Bretthauer Brown's son, Robert Brown, would register for the WW I draft, June 5, 1917, age 29, in Fairfield, Clay Co., NE. Robert Brown was born Feb 9, 1888, Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE. His permanent address was listed as Fairfield, Clay Co., NE, where he was self-employed as a Teamster #25. Robert Brown indicated he was married with a wife and two children. Robert Brown was described as tall and slender, with blue eyes and light brown hair.

Charlotte Louise Wentz Bretthauer Brown's son, Robert Wentz Brown and family would move from Fairfield, Clay Co., NE, sometime after 1917, to E. Fifth St., Denver township, part of incorporated Hastings Ward 4, Adams Co., NE, in the 1920 Federal Census. The Brown household was noted as, Robert Brown, 31, born NE, fathre born NE, mother born KS, occupation Boiler Washer for Rail Road Company, wife Bernice Brown, 23, born IL, father born IL, mother born NE, son Leslie Brown, 5, born NE, father born NE, mother born IL, daughter Lottie Brown, 3 1/12, born NE, father born NE, mother born IL, and daughter Loretta Brown 1 4/12, born NE, father born NE, mother born IL.

Charlotte Louise Wentz Bretthauer Brown's son, Robert Brown raised 1 son and 3 daughters in NE between 1914 and 1925. Sometime after 1925, the Robert Brown family moved to Mississippi where another son would be born in 1926. The Robert Brown family would leave MS by 1928 with the birth of another son in MI. The Robert Brown family would leave MI, residing in Lookout, Skagit Co., WA, by the 1930 Federal Census. Robert Brown was a laborer for a logging company, working at a lumber mill.

Charlotte Louise Wentz Bretthauer Brown's son, Robert Wentz Brown, 1930 Federal Census, Lookout, Skagit Co., WA, the Brown household was noted as Robert Brown, 42, born about 1888, NE, father born NE, mother born NE, age first marriage 23, occupation laborer logging company, wife Bernice E.(Evelyn)Ringer Brown, age 36, born about 1894, IL, father born IL, mother born, NE, age at first marriage 18, son Lesley L. Brown, age 16, born about 1914, NE, father born NE, mother born IL, daughter Lattie E. Brown,age 14, born about 1916, NE, father born NE, mother born IL, daughter Louratta A. Brown, age 12, born about 1918, NE, father born NE, mother born IL, daughter Lorene Brown, age 10, born about 1920, NE, father born NE, mother born IL, son Edward L. Brown, age 3 11/12, born about 1926, MS, father born NE, mother born IL, and son Clarence Brown, age 1 8/12, born about 1928, MI, father born NE, mother born IL. The next door household, indicated a Dan J. Brown, age 49 , born about 1881, WI, father born PA, mother born WI. Dan Brown may be a relative to Robert Brown, but this information has not been verified. Dan Brown was working as a laborer odd jobs.


Wentz Family Children of Mississippi

Charlotte Louise Wentz Bretthauer Brown's son, Robert Wentz Brown, born 1888 NE, married Bernice Evelyn Ringer in NE about 1911. The Robert Brown family raised 1 son and 3 daughters in NE between 1914 and 1925. Sometime after 1925, the Robert Brown family moved to Mississippi where another son would be born in 1926. The Robert Brown family would leave MS by 1928 with the birth of another son in MI. The Robert Brown family would leave MI, residing in Lookout, Skagit Co., WA, by the 1930 Federal Census.


Wentz Family Children of Michigan

Charlotte Louise Wentz Bretthauer Brown's son, Robert Wentz Brown, born 1888 NE, married Bernice Evelyn Ringer in NE about 1911. The Robert Brown family raised 1 son and 3 daughters in NE between 1914 and 1925. Sometime after 1925, the Robert Brown family moved to Mississippi where another son would be born in 1926. The Robert Brown family would leave MS by 1928 with the birth of another son in MI. The Robert Brown family would leave MI, residing in Lookout, Skagit Co., WA, by the 1930 Federal Census.

Little Wentz Family Site
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~williamlittle/wentz.html

Little Wentz Guestbook
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~williamlittle/guestbook.html

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