I am looking for information on HENRY AHRENS.All that I know is that he was born in Illinois and that he married MINNIE MILLER in De Kalb Counyty Illinois on August 16, 1870.Famliy rumor is that their families resided shorlty in Chicago and later in Milwaukee, WI. I know that they both died in Wisconsin.They had several children:ALBERT AHRENS, WALTER AHRENS, LOUIS AHRENS, ELSIE AHRENS, EDWARD AHRENS, LOURENA AHRENS, ARNOLD, FRIEDA AHRENS, ROBERT AHRENS, PAUL AHRENS.
One of their children, PAUL AHRENS SR. married Emilie GRUETZMACHER and they sttled and farmed in the Marathon City area of WI. Emilie and Paul both died in WI, Emilie on May 21, 1994. Emilie was my great grandmother.They had a son PAUL AHRENS JR., and a daughter ELSIE EMILIE AHRENS was born on December 22, 1932 and married DELBERT ARDEN ZIETLOW who was born on February 20, 1932.
I do not have much information but anything that I could start from or any place where I could look would be of great help. Thanks Amber