I am looking for family of August Pommerening from Prussia. Came to the U S in mid 1800's.
Kinship of August Pommerening
Name Birth date Relationship with August Pommerening
Pomerening, Emma 22 July 1884 1st cousin once removed
Pommerening, Albert 12 September 1865 Brother Husband of the 1st cousin
Pommerening, Albetena 13 September 1860 Sister
Pommerening, August 20 May 1825 Father
Pommerening, August 13 January 1858 Self
Pommerening, Augusta 28 July 1862 1st cousinSister-in-law
Pommerening, Eduard Ernst 11 November 1868 Brother
Pommerening, Frank Uncle
Pommerening, Franz Ludwig 04 February 1860 1st cousin Brother-in-law
Pommerening, Frederick November 1857 1st cousin
Pommerening, Herman 1886 1st cousin once removed
Pommerening, Mathilda 04 April 1863 Sister
Pommerening, Matilda 04 April 1887 Niece1st cousin once removed
Pommerening, Minnie Aft. 1862 1st cousin
Pommerening, Ossilie 05 December 1861 SisterWife of the 1st cousin
Descendants of August Pommerening
Generation No. 1
1.AUGUST3 POMMERENING(AUGUST2, UNKNOWN1) was born 13 January 1858 in Vangerow, Neustettin, Pommern, Germany, and died 30 July 1918 in Midland, Midland County, Michigan.He married MARY CAMPBELL 26 January 1879 in Wyandotte, Wayne County, Michigan.She was born 01 May 1860 in Windsor, Canada, and died in Midland, Midland County, Michigan.
Notes for AUGUST POMMERENING:
August Pommerening Jr. was born in Neustettin, Germany. August Jr. and August Sr. first came to America about 1872, before the rest of the family.
Marriage License reads; August Pumrunkie to Mary Campbell, with witnesses Albert Pumrunkie and Mathilda Pumrunkie.
August came to the United States of America when he was 15 years old, and was educated in Germany.
30 July 1918, newspaper article, The Sun
August Pomranky Jr. Died of Heart trouble.
Mr. Pomranky was born in Germany in 1858, and came to The United States when he was 15 years of age. He was educated in Germany. He was 60 years old and had lived in Midland Township for 25 years as a farmer. He was married 42 years ago to Mary Campbell of Canada at Detroit.
He leaves 12 children, Mrs, Tina Stark, Albert Pomranky, Mrs. Julia Heppner, Louis Pomranky, Mrs. Bertha Cone, Mrs. Mae Matthews, Mrs. Minnie Stearns, Arthur Pomranky, Clarence Pomranky, Russell Pomranky, Donald Pomranky, Edward Pomranky and a daughter Lillian preceded him in death.
3 May 1939 newspaper article
Sons and daughters of Mrs Mary Pomranky, with their wives and husbands, helped her celebrate her 79th birthday Sunday at the home of her son Albert, with whom she makes her home. A pot-luck dinner was enjoyed by all and Mrs. Pomranky received many lovely gifts among them a knitted shawl.
Those present were sons Albert, Clarence, Louis and Russell, and Thier wives, also the daughter Mrs. Earl Stearns, Mrs. Claude Cone, Mrs. Gregory Matthews and husbands and another daughter Julia Heppner. Another son was not present, Donald Pomranky, because he lives in Wichita, Kansas.
28 January 1948 newspaper article,
Former local woman Dies
Mrs. Mary Pomranky, 87 years old died at 7 o'clock P. M. Tuesday at her home in Houghton Lake.
She was born 1 May 1860, in Canada, and came to Midland 65 years ago, where she resided until 1944. Mrs. Pomranky was married to August Pomranky and their family was the first to reside on Pomranky road back of the fairgrounds. She is survived by four daughters and six sons, they are; Mrs Fred Heppner, Mrs. Earl Stearns, Mrs. Gregory Matthews and Clarence Pomranky all of Midland City, Albert Pomranky, Route 2, Midland, Mrs. Claude Cone, Donald Pomranky, Russell Pomranky of Houghton Lake, Arthur Pomranky Of Brimley and Lewis of Seattle, Washington. A brother Albert Campbell of Midland, 26 grandchildren and 51 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren.
Children of AUGUST POMMERENING and MARY CAMPBELL are:
i. ALBERT4 POMRANKY, b. 11 October 1879, Wyandotte, Michigan; d. 05 November 1957, Traverse City,Michigan; m. ALICE ALBERTA BANCROFT, 26 December 1900, Midland, Michigan; b. 05 December 1883, Midland, Midland County, Michigan; d. 30 October 1943, Midland, Midland County, Michigan.
Notes for ALBERT POMRANKY:
Albert married under the name Albert Pomrankie. Bertha Pomrankie stood up at the ceremony with them. They moved to Cadillac in June of 1904.
26 November 1906 newspaper article, The Midland Republican
Albert Pomranky came home from Cadillac last week to attend the funeral of his sister. He will remain for a time, and while here will erect a new house for his father upon the foundation that was left standing from the fire last April.
Tuesday, 5 November 1957 newspaper Obituary, Midland Daily News
Albert Pomranky 78 of 224 Pomranky Road died this afternoon at Traverse City Hospital. Funeral services are incomplete, and will be announced later.
Services set for Albert Pomranky
Funeral services for Albert Pomranky 78 of 224 Pomranky Road will be at 3:00 o'clock at the Bradley Funeral Home with the Reverand Henry Cole of the Church of God Officiating. Burial will be at Midland Cemetery.
Mr. Pomranky died Tuesday morning at the Traverse City Hospital after a short illness. He was born 11 October 1879 and lived in Midland for the past 50 years. His wife Alice Bancroft died in 1943.
Survivors include six sons Roy, August, Earl Cleve Laurence and Edward all of Midland, and one daughter Florence Lambert also of Midland; four sisters Julia Heppner, Minnie Stearns, Mae Matthews and Bertha Cone of Midland; five brothers Louis of Dover, Idaho, Arthur of Brimley, Russell of Alpena, and Donald of Eureka, Kansas, and 32 grandchildren.
30 October 1943 newspaper ObituaryMidland Daily News
Mrs. Alice Pomranky, 59 died at her home on Pomranky Road Friday evening.
She was born in Midland, 5 December 1883 and had lived here her entire life.
seven Children including one daughter Florence Lambert of Midland and six sons Roy, August, Cleve, Earl and Edward all of Midland and Private Lawerence Pomranky of Superior, Wisconsin, Her step-father Albert Moll of Midland, four half brothers George, John and Charles Moll all of Midland and Private Vernon Moll with the armed forces, five sistersMrs. Roy Hicks, Mrs. Roy Love, Mrs. Mattie Matthews and Mrs. Eva Ray all of Midland and Mrs. Clara O'Dell of Sanford, also surviving are 24 grandchildren. Funeral services are to be held Monday, the exact time to be announced later.
ii. MARY TINA POMRANKY, b. 13 January 1878, Flat Rock, Michigan; d. 05 December 1929, Midland, Midland County, Michigan; m. KARL STARK, 09 January 1895, Midland, Michigan; b. 04 November 1873, Pomerein, Germany; d. 23 September 1949, Midland, Midland County, Michigan.
December 1929 newspaper Obituary
Homer Township Woman passed away last Thursday afternoon at 2:30 following a severe illness of only 2 days. She suffered from Chronic Myocartillis and has been falling health for several years.
Tina (Pomranky) Stark was born 13 January 1878 in Flat Rock, Michigan. She came to Midland as a small child and has lived here since that time. She was married 9 January 1895 in Midland and was a member of I.B.S.A. here.
Surviving are her husband Carl Stark, two sons, Edward and William of Midland, one daughter, Mrs. George Mierholzer also of Midland, her mother Mrs. Mary Pomranky, of Midland Township, 8 grandchildren, six brothers, Albert, Arthur, Donald and Clarence all of Midland and Russell and Louis of Seattle, Washington, four sisters, Julia Heppner, Mrs. Claude Cone and Mrs. Gregory Matthews all of Midland and Mrs. Earl Stearns of Bay City.
23 September newspaper Obituary
Karl L. Stark, Homer Township farmer died at his home at 1 o'clock Friday, following a one month illness. Karl was born 4 November 1873 in Pomerein, Germany. He came to Wayne County, Michigan when he was 16 years old and moved to Midland County four years later. He was employed at Dow Chemical Company for a brief time and then operated a farm in Homer Township. He was a member of the Jehovah's Witness.
He is survived by one daughter Mrs. George Hierholzer, two sons Edward and William Stark, one sister Mrs. Tillie Schultz, two brothers Gustane and Julius Stark all of Midland County, 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. His wife Tina died 08 December 1929.
Funeral services will be conducted from Bradley Funeral Home, Sunday 3:30 P. M. John Kris will officiate and burial will be in Midland Cemetery.
iii. JULIA EDNA POMRANKY, b. 15 September 1882, Wyandotte, Michigan; d. 22 April 1962, Gladwin, Gladwin County, Michigan; m. FRED HEPPNER, 06 October 1900, Midland, Michigan; b. October 1880, Midland, Midland County, Michigan; d. 01 July 1918, Midland, Midland County, Michigan.
23 April 1962 newspaper Obituary, Midland Daily News
Mrs. Julia E. Heppner 79 of 880 South Patterson died Sunday afternoon at the Gladwin Nursing Home. She was born 15 September 1882, in Wyandotte, Michigan, and came to Midland as a small child with her parents, she attended The First Methodist Church.
Surviving are one son Arthur J. Heppner of Midland Township, five grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, five brothers Louis, Pomranky of Dover, Idaho, Russell and Arthur Pomranky both of Brimley, Donald Pomranky of Colby, Kansas, and Clarence Pomranky of Midland, three sisters Mrs. Claude Cone of Gladwin, Mrs. Gregory Matthews and Mrs. Earl Stearns of Midland.
1 July 1918 newspaper Obituary
DEATH TO FRED HEPPNER
Monday 1 July 1918 just as the golden sun was sinking in the west our beloved husband and father departed with his sweet, youthful life that was so greatly needed.
Fred Heppner was born in Midland, in the year 1880, where he grew to manhood, and in the year 1900 he was united in marriage to Miss Julia E. Pomranky of Midland, and to this union were born two sons, Arthur and Louis.
Surviving besides his wife and sons are his mother and father at Cadillac, three brothers Charles of Cadillac, John of Minnesota, and Henry of Midland, six sisters Mrs. Paul Neunfeldt of Hemlock, Mrs. M. Bird of Midland, Mrs. Albert Jacobs of Merrill, Mrs. C. W. Shoup of Lansing and Mrs. Herman Pomranky of Idaho.
Fred Heppner died at his home near the fairgrounds of cancer.
iv. LOUIS POMRANKY, b. 09 October 1883, Midland, Midland County, Michigan; d. 16 March 1963, Bulliten, Idaho; m. EMMA POMERENING, 28 October 1907, Midland, Michigan; b. 22 July 1884, Wyandotte, Michigan; d. 08 March 1941, Midland, Midland County, Michigan..
28 March 1918 newspaper article
Lewis Pomranky of the Four Ward sold his 50 acre farm out near the fairgrounds to his uncle Lewis Pomranky. Mr. and Mrs. Pomranky will move to Oregon this spring.
6 June 1918 newspaper article
Louis Pomranky left with C. E. Richardson to live in Rosenburg, Oregon.
21 March 1963 newspaper Obituary, Sandpoint News - The Bulletin, Idaho
Grave side funeral services will be held in Pinecrest Cemetery, Saturday morning with Reverand H. N. Yost, First Methodist Church, Officiating.
Mr. Pomranky died Saturday in Orofino at the age of 80. A native of Michigan, he was born there 9 October 1883. He came here in 1910 and worked for years as a tugboat operator for the old Dover lumber Company. During WWII he was employed in Seattle, after which he retired.
He was a long-time member of the Eagles, belonging to Aerie Number 1 in Seattle, Washington.
Surviving are one son Harold of Dover, three grandchildren, four brothers and three sisters in the East.
Notes for EMMA POMERENING:
Emma moved to Midland County in 1895 with her parents, and later married Louis Pomranky. They lived in Cadillac, Michigan for a short time then bought a 50 acre farm. They sold that farm and left for the West.
In 1934 they moved back to Midland and lived in the Albee house until thier new house on Pomranky Road was finished.
Newspaper Obituary, Midland Daily News
Mrs. Louis Pomranky 57, died at her home in Midland Township early today. She was born in Wyandotte, Michigan 12 July 1884 and lived in Midland County for many years before traveling to the west coast where she lived for about twenty years. With her husband, Mrs. Pomranky returned here four years ago.
Surviving besides her husband is one son Harold of Seattle, Washington, three brothers Herman, William and Frank all of Dover, Idaho.
v. BERTHA POMRANKY, b. 02 July 1886, Midland, Midland County, Michigan; d. 05 June 1975, Gladwin, Gladwin County, Michigan; m. CLAUDE SAMUEL CONE, 11 February 1909, Midland, Michigan; b. 25 July 1883, New York; d. 17 February 1962, Gladwin, Gladwin County, Michigan.
More About BERTHA POMRANKY:
Burial: Midland Cemetery, Midland, Michigan Section R
19 February 1962 newspaper Obituary
Claude Cone 78 of Houghton Lake and former Businessman died unexpectedly Saturday at Gladwin Hospital.
He was born 25 July 1883 in New York State and came to Midland as a boy from there. Mr. Cone spent most of his life in Midland where he at one time operated a grocery store at Smith Street and Isabella Road. He also has been in the real-estate business here and the Cones Subdivision was named after him. He had lived at Houghton lake for the past two years.
He married in Midland 11 February 1909 and is survived by his widow Bertha of Houghton Lake, one son Leo of Gladwin and one grandchild.
vi. LILLIAN POMRANKY, b. 02 October 1887; d. 23 October 1906.
vii. EDWARD POMRANKY, b. June 1890, Midland, Midland County, Michigan; d. 06 August 1918, WW IThe Battle of Marne, Fismes, France. .
viii. MAE ELSIE POMRANKY, b. 17 May 1893, Midland, Midland County, Michigan; d. October 1971, Midland, Midland County, Michigan 48640; m. GREGORY CHARLES MATTHEWS, 06 May 1915, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan; b. 27 February 1895, Midland, Midland County, Michigan; d. August 1963, Midland, Midland County, Michigan 48640.
ix. MINNIE POMRANKY, b. 07 June 1895, Midland, Midland County, Michigan; d. Midland, Midland County, Michigan; m. EARL M. STEARNS, 26 December 1915, Midland, Michigan; b. 08 November 1892, Midland, Midland County, Michigan; d. May 1974, Midland, Midland County, Michigan 48640.
4 March 1944 newspaper article, Midland Daily News
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Stearns, 714 West Buttles Street have returned from a tour of the South, during which time they visited Mrs. Stearns brother Mr. and Mrs. Donald Pomranky at Eureka, Kansas and friends in Oklahoma and Missouri. They returned by train but returned to Detroit by airplane.
9 April 1969 newspaper Obituary
Mrs. Minnie Stearns 71, wife of Earl M. Stearns, 3615 Ashman Street, died this morning at that address.
Born in Midland 7 June 1897, she was a resident of this community most of her life.
Mrs. Stearns is survived by her husband Earl, three brothers Russell Pomranky of Midland, Arthur Pomranky of Brimley, and Donald Pomranky of Apache Wells, Arizona, two sisters Mrs. Gregory Matthews of Midland, and Mrs. Claude Cone of Houghton Lake.
The Scott Wilson Funeral Chapel was in charge of the services. Entombment was made at Oakwood Mausoleum, in Saginaw, Michigan
NO ISSUE CHILDREN
x. ARTHUR LEROY POMRANKY, b. 09 September 1897, Midland, Midland County, Michigan; d. 10 December 1980, Brooksville, Hernando County, Florida34601; m. IDA MAE MOORE, 09 April 1916, Midland, Michigan; b. 04 July 1900, Midland, Midland County, Michigan; d. 07 February 1986, Brooksville, Hernando County, Florida 34601.
10 December 1980 newspaper Obituary, Midland Daily News
Arthur Pomranky Sr. 83, died today in Brooksville, Florida after an illness. Mr. Pomranky was a former Midland resident.
19 December 1980 newspaper Obituary, Midland Daily News
Services were held 12 December in Brooksville, Florida for Arthur L. Pomranky 83, who died 11 December in Brooksville, where he was a winter resident. His summer home was in Brimley, Michigan. He had been a Midland resident until 1945.
He was born 9 September 1897 in Midland, where he was educated. He worked for Consumer Power Company. He leaves his wife, the former Ida Moore. They were married 9 April 1916. He was a Jehovah's Witness.
In Addition to his wife he leaves sons Arthur Pomranky and Lyle Pomranky both of Midland, daughters Lillian Van Meter and Jean Gordon both of Brimley, 13 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, and two brothers Donald Pomranky of Hemlock, and Russell of Brimley.
Notes for IDA MAE MOORE:
10 February 1986 newspaper Obituary, Midland Daily News
Ida M. Pomranky 85, Of Brimley, died Friday, February 7, 1986, in Brooksville, Florida. She was born 4 July 1900 in Midland County . The former Ida Mae Moore married Arthur L. Pomranky 9 April 1916, in Midland, they moved to Brimley in 1945. Mr. Pomranky died 10 December 1980.
She leaves daughters Lillian Van Meter and Donna Jean Gordon both of Brimley, two sons Arthur Pomranky and Lyle Pomranky both of Midland, 13 grandchildren, 27 Great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Services will at 3:30 P.M. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, Florida. Arrangements were handled by Turner Funeral Home of Brooksville, Florida.
xi. CLARENCE PORTER POMRANKY, b. 16 April 1900, Midland, Midland County, Michigan; d. June 1964, Midland, Midland County, Michigan 48640; m. LUCY ALBERTINA MILLER, February 1921, Midland, Michigan; b. 01 March 1904; d. 06 October 1989, Midland, Midland, Michigan 48640.
Notes for CLARENCE PORTER POMRANKY:
July 1955Clarence, Lucy, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Stark, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Wilkinson and daughter Ann traveled for nearly six weeks in Europe visiting Paris, London, Rome Nuremburg, Stockholm and the Hague they also went to Switzerland to represent the Midland Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses at their European Assembly.
Clarence was a Jehovah's Witness minister for 25 years. He was employed for forty years at The Dow Chemical Company. At the time of his retirement in June 1962 he was foreman of the drum shop.
18 June 1964 newspaper Obituary, Midland Daily News
Clarence Pomranky 64, of 3714 Pomranky Road died about 1:30 A.M. today at the Midland Hospital. He was admitted to the hospital Wednesday evening.
Born April 16 1900 in Midland, Mr. Pomranky was a lifelong resident of Midland. He was employed forty years at The Dow Chemical Company and retired June 1962. At that time he was a foreman of the drum shop at Dow. Mr. Pomranky was presiding minister of Jehovah's Witness at Kingdom Hall for twenty-five years.
Surviving are his widow Mrs. Lucy Pomranky, two sons Robert Pomranky of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Jack Pomranky of Midland, three brothers Arthur of Brimley, Russell also of Brimley and Donald of Colby, Kansas, three sisters Mrs. Claude Cone of Houghton Lake, Mrs earl Stearns and Mrs. Gregory Matthews both of Midland and five grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock from Scott Wilson Memorial Chapel with Mr. Charles Thomas officiating Burial in Midland Cemetery Section BS.
xii. RUSSELL L. POMRANKY, b. 17 April 1902, Midland, Midland County, Michigan; d. 16 August 1990, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan; m. (1) REVA WILSON; m. (2) GRACE PATTERSON, 12 October 1929, Shelton, Washington; b. 04 July 1912, Washington; d. 18 March 1969, Midland, Midland County, Michigan.
9 January 1936 newspaper article, Midland Daily News
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Pomranky returned Saturday morning to Midland after spending two years in Kansas and Oklahoma. They came here from Seminole, Oklahoma where Mr. Pomranky is employed with Dowell.
Russell has lived in the Midland area, Brimley and Houghton lake, Michigan area, Montana, Kansas, Oklahoma and Brooksville, Florida area. He owned the Spring Creek Grocery at Houghton Lake, worked for Dowell and was an electrician by trade. He is now retired
xiii. DONALD M. POMRANKY, b. 03 June 1907, Midland, Midland County, Michigan; d. 04 February 1990, Half Moon Bay, San Mateo, California94019; m. DOROTHY M. MACTHOMAS, 31 December 1927, Hemlock, Michigan; b. 26 July 1906, Hemlock, Saginaw County, Michigan; d. 01 January 1978, Hemlock, Saginaw County, Michigan 48626.
6 February 1990 newspaper Obituary, Midland Daily News
Donald M. Pomranky 82, of Half-Moon Bay, California, died 4 February 1990 at Saint Catherine's Hospital in Moss Beach, California.
He was born 3 June 1907 in Midland where he was raised and educated. He served in the Army in World War I. He married the former Dorothy Mac Thomas 19 December 1927 in Hemlock. She died 1 January 1978.
Mr. Pomranky started with The Dow Chemical Company in Midland, later moving to Kansas working for Dowell. He then owned and operated restaurants in Colby, Kansas and Apache Falls, Arizona retiring to the Hemlock area in 1974.
He is survived by 1 son Thomas R. Pomranky of Half-Moon Bay, California, i daughter Beverly M. (Garwood) Inman of Mesa, Arizona,i brother Russell of Brimley and 1 grandchild.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 P.M. Thursday 8 February 1990, from the Wilson Miller Funeral Home with internment in the Midland City Cemetery.
Notes for DOROTHY M. MACTHOMAS:
2 January 1978 newspaper Obituary
Mrs. Dorothy M. Pomranky 71, of Hemlock, died Sunday at Saginaw General Hospital.
She was Born26 June 1906, in Hemlock, where she had graduated from high school. On 31 December 1927, she married Donald M. Pomranky in Hemlock. They lived in Midland, Kansas, and Arizona before returning to Hemlock in 1974.
Surviving are her husband, one son Thomas R. Pomranky of San Francisco, California, one daughter Mrs. Garwood (Beverly) Inman of Kimball, Nebraska, one brother Charles Putnam of Hemlock, two sisters Mrs. Maxine Resig and Mrs. Lyle (Arlene) Schmidt of Hemlock, and one grandchild.
Services will be at 2 P.M. Wednesday at the Wilson Funeral Home with the Reverand Donald G. Zill officiating. Burial will be in Midland Cemetery, Section T
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