This is one branch of my Fanslau family.If anybody connects, please let me know.
Descendants of Dorothy Fanslau
Generation No. 1
1.Dorothy1 Fanslau was born in Rypin, Russia/Poland.She married (2) Jacob Wagner.
Children of Dorothy Fanslau are:
+ 2 i. Anna2 Fanslau, born in Rypin, Russia/Poland; died in Germany.
3 ii. Mike Fanslau, born in Rypin, Russia/Poland.
+ 4 iii. Adolf Fanslau, born in Rypin, Russia/Poland.
5 iv. Chris Fanslau, born in Rypin, Russia/Poland.
6 v. John Fanslau, born in Rypin, Russia/Poland.
7 vi. Fred Fanslau, born in Rypin, Russia/Poland.
+ 8 vii. Bertha Fanslau, born in Rypin, Russia/Poland.
Child of Dorothy Fanslau and Jacob Wagner is:
+ 9 i. Jacob2 Wagner.
Generation No. 2
2.Anna2 Fanslau (Dorothy1) was born in Rypin, Russia/Poland, and died in Germany.She married (1) Johan Fanslau.He was born in Rypin, Russia/Poland, and died in Rypin, Russia/Poland.She married (2) George Bucholz.
Child of Anna Fanslau and Johan Fanslau is:
10 i. Karl3 Fanslau, born 09 December 1874 in Rypin, Russia/Poland; died 13 June 1951 in Gladwin, MI.He married (1) Louise Janowska 07 December 1895 in Cleveland, OH; born 26 October 1873 in Russia/Poland; died 05 December 1927 in Sage Twp., Gladwin Co., MI.He married (2) Clara Louise Fibich 27 April 1929; born 22 October 1886 in South Euclid, OH; died 13 December 1955 in 5332 Sullivan Rd., Sage Twp., Gladwin, MI, USA.
Notes for Karl Fanslau:
Karl has 2 sets of naturalization papers.At a young age Karl was drafted into the Russian army.He went AWOL and the family moved to Germany.According to his Prussian naturalization papers if he ever went back into Russian territory, he would automotically be sent to Sibieria. As a Prussian citizen, he came to Cleveland, OH, with his aunt, Jacob Wagner's wife at the age of 15.Karl worked in a steel factory in Cleveland until 1902, when they moved to Gladwin, MI.
From the Gladwin County Record, Wednesday, June 13, 1951.
Karl Fanslau, 76, passed away at his home in Sage Twp. this morning.He has been in poor health for the past year.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 P.M. from the St. John's Lutheran Church, Clare county.A short prayer service will precede the service at Reigle Funeral Home at 2:00 P.M.. The Rev. E. C. Leyerer, of Clare, will officiate and the burial will be made in the church cemetery.
Mr. Fanslau was born in Poland on Dec. 9, 1874.He came to Gladwin from Cleveland, Ohio in 1902, and has lived here since.He married Miss Louise Janousku of Dec 7, 1895, in Cleveland.She preceded him in death on Dec. 5, 1927.On April 27, 1929 he was remarried to Clara Fibich, who survives him.
Other survivors are 2 sons, Otto of Gladwin and Carl of Cleveland, Ohio; 7 daughters, Mrs. Ida Becker of Cleveland, Mrs. Emma Fanslau of Harrison, Mrs, Marie Sherman of Clio, Mrs. Olga Ackerman of Ann Arbor, Mrs. Rose Whidden of Charlotte, Ruth Klassen of Flushing, Mrs Wanda Ogg of Gladwin: 2 step-sons, Edward Bomke of Willoughby and Elmer Bomke of Alabama; 2 step-daughters, Mrs. Margaret Maxwell of Cleveland and Mrs. Augusta Hospodura of Willoughby, Ohio; 15 grandchildren and 6 step-grandchildren.
Karl's WWI draft card is dated 12 Sep. 1918 at Gladwin, MI.
More About Karl Fanslau:
Burial: 16 June 1951, St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Hamilton Twp., Clare Co., MI
Census3: 05 February 1920, Sage, Gladwin, MI, T625-0766, Head of Household, owns free, male, white, age 45, married, immigrated 1895, naturalized 1904, born Russia/Poland, father and mother born Russia/Poland, Farmer.
Census4: 15 April 1930, Sage, Gladwin, MI, Roll 981, EnumDist 26-14, Sheet 5A, head of household, owns farm free, male, white, age 55, married, born Poland, father and mother born Germany, Farmer.
Notes for Louise Janowska:
Louise came to Cleveland, OH in 1886 at the age of 16 with friends.She worked in a restaurant as a cook.She went to night school to learn English.
More About Louise Janowska:
Burial: 1927, St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Hamilton Twp., Clare Co., MI
Census: 05 February 1920, Sage, Gladwin, MI, T625-0766, wife, female, white, age 46, married, immigrated 1891, naturalized 1904, born Russia/Poland, father and mother born Russia/Poland.
Marriage Notes for Karl Fanslau and Louise Janowska:
Reverend G. M. Zorn performed the marriage ceremony.
More About Karl Fanslau and Louise Janowska:
Marriage: 07 December 1895, Cleveland, OH
Notes for Clara Louise Fibich:
From the Gladwin County Record.
Mrs. Clara Louise Fanslau, 89, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lyle Ogg, Dec. 13 , after an illness of 5 days caused by a cerebral hemorrhage.Mrs Fanslau was born Oct. 22, 1886, in South Euclid, OH.She married Edward Bomke, Feb. 2, 1910, who preceded her in death in 1923.She has been in Gladwin County since 1929 when she married Karl Fanslau.He died in 1951.She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church and Ladies Aid.
Survivors are 2 sons, Edward Bomke of East Lake, OH. and Elmer Bomke of Birmingham, AL., 3 daughters, Mrs. Margaret Maxwell of Euclid Ohio, Mrs. Augusta Haspadura of East Lake, Ohio, and Mrs. Wanda Ogg of Gladwin; 2 step-sons, Otto Fanslau of Gladwin and Carl Fanslau of Cleveland; 6 step-daughters, Mrs. Ida Becker of West Lake, Ohio, Mrs. Emma Fanslau of Gladwin, Mrs. Marie Sherman of Clio, Mrs. Rose Whidden of Charlotte, Mrs. Olga Ackerman of Ypsilanti, Mrs. Ruth Kasson of Flushing; 2 sisters, Mrs. Christine Dauphin of Cleveland and Mrs. Ida Sheppard of Mentor, OH; and one brother, Herbert Fibich of South Euclid, Ohio.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 16, at 2 P.M. at St John's Evangelical Lutheran Church with the Rev. Marcus Koepsell officiating.Friends may call at the Minor Funeral Home until noon Friday and at the church until time of the service.Pallbearers will be Duane Reid, Henry Yager, John Fanslau, Charles Fanslau, Fritz and Gus Kliewenoit.
Immediately following the service the body will be taken to East Cleveland, Ohio, where rites sill be held at St. John's Lutheran Church, South Euclid on Monday Dec. 19, with burial in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery at South Euclid.
More About Clara Louise Fibich:
Burial: 19 December 1955, St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, South Euclid, OH, USA
Census: 15 April 1930, Sage, Gladwin, MI, Roll 981, EnumDist 26-14, Sheet 5A, wife, female, white, age 43, born OH, father and mother born Germany.
More About Karl Fanslau and Clara Fibich:
Marriage: 27 April 1929
Children of Anna Fanslau and George Bucholz are:
11 i. August3 Bucholz.
12 ii. Emelia Bucholz.
13 iii. Martha Bucholz.She married Beyer.
4.Adolf2 Fanslau (Dorothy1) was born in Rypin, Russia/Poland.
Notes for Adolf Fanslau:
Adolf came to the United States, earned money, and sent for his wife. Their son, Robert was born in Cleveland, and they returned to Germany.
Child of Adolf Fanslau is:
14 i. Robert3 Fanslau, born in Cleveland, OH.
Notes for Robert Fanslau:
Robert worked as a chauffeur in Cleveland.Robert was born in Cleveland, went back with his parents to Germany and then returned to Cleveland.
8.Bertha2 Fanslau (Dorothy1) was born in Rypin, Russia/Poland.She married Menz.
Child of Bertha Fanslau and Menz is:
15 i. Freda3 Menz, born 1901 in Near Warsaw, Poland.
Notes for Freda Menz:
Freda escaped from East Berlin in 1851 and came to Cleveland, OH.She was employed as a bookkeeper by the law firm of David and Joseph Schindell, Attorneys at Law.
9.Jacob2 Wagner (Dorothy1 Fanslau)
Notes for Jacob Wagner:
Jacob came to Cleveland, OH, earned money and sent for his wife.Karl Fanslau came over with her at the age of 15.Jacob and wife had twin boys.One died early of Diptheria.
Child of Jacob Wagner is:
16 i. Conrad3 Wagner, died 17 August 1956 in Cleveland, OH.
Notes for Conrad Wagner:
Conrad worked in a loan dept. of a bank.When he died he left an estate of $130,000.00.Probate Judge Walter T. Kinder settled the estate.He left no will.Robert Fanslau, a son of Adolf, came forward to claim the portion of the estate belonging to his father, Adolf.Adolf then lived in East Berlin.Freda Menz came forward to claim the part of the estate belonging to her mother, Bertha Fanslau Menz.