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KAUTZA, Anton
Male 1848 - 1923


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  • Birth  11 Jan 1848  Altstadt (Namslaw)(Breslau)(Silesia), Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    _UID  02BE5E496CCE46789465E6D18EEBC881D1DF 
    Died  16 Mar 1923  Saint Nazianz, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • ANTON KAUTZA, CO. PIONEER, IS SUMMONED
      Anton Kautza, who has been suffering for some time past with paralysis and diabetes died at his home at St. Nazianz on Monday. The deceased was born in 1848 and came to this country in 1885 making his home on a farm in Manitowoc county. He was married in 1867 to Miss Sophie Markee, she died in 1902 leaving ten children. He was remarried in 1905 an is survived by his widow and nine children, five sons Frank, and William of St. Nazianz, John of Chilton, Henry of Aniwa and Albert of Racine, the daughters are Mrs. Elizabeth Packard of Chilton, Mrs. Josephine Zetter of Athens, Mrs.
      Martha Lutzke of Timothy and Mrs. Lillian Barths of Milwaukee. There are also forty seven grandchildren and five great grand children.

      The funeral services were held yesterday from the Catholic church the Rev. Dieb's officiating and burial was made in the church cemetery.

      Manitowoc Herald News, Manitowoc, Wis. March 22, 1923 P. 1
      (Note: He came to this country in 1886)

      obtained from the Manitowoc Genealogy Website
      www.2Manitowoc.com
    Buried  St. Gregory Cemetery, Town of Eaton, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Anton Kautza was born in Alstadt, Prussia, and came to Wisconsin via New York on the ship UNION on August 21, 1956. They left Bremen, Prussia, and landed at New York. He came with his parents, Ignatz and Katherina Schaffer Kautza age 50 years, and one sister Johanna age 21, and four brothers; Johann age 24, Mathias age 18, Franz age 15, and Martin age 6.

      They first settled in City of Milwaukee before moving to a farm in Town of Eaton about 1862

      In 1921 he retired from the farm and moved to St. Nazianz ?on July 13, 1921 and purchased the house at 209 East Main Street. He lived in this house with his wife Katherine until his death in 1923. His widow Katherine lived here until her death in 1943 . He died from ?diabetes mellitis?.

      Anton married three times. His first wife, Anna Sukewathy,[married Nov. 10, 1869 at St. Gregory]. She died after giving birth to a daughter 'Catherine'. The child also died soon after.

      He then married Sophia Markee 13 July 1871 St. Gregory and they had ten children. After the death of Sophia in 1902, Anton married Catherine Hoffman Schaeffer. They were married July 25, 1905.


    Person ID  I3448  Kestell-Kautzer Tree
    Last Modified  17 Apr 2011 

    Father  KAUTZA, Ignatz,   b. 21 Aug 1806, Altstadt (Namslaw)(Breslau)(Silesia), Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1881, Town of Eaton, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  SCHAFFER, Katharina,   b. 1806, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Married  Unknown  Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F13588  Group Sheet

    Family 1  SUKEWATHY, Anna,   b. 1849,   d. 31 Aug 1870, Town of Eaton, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Nov 1869  St. Gregory's Church, Saint Nazianz, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. KAUTZA, Catherina,   b. 20 Aug 1870, Town of Eaton, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1870, Town of Eaton, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F14000  Group Sheet

    Family 2  MARKEE, Sophia,   b. 30 Mar 1853, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1902, Town of Eaton, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  13 Jul 1871  St. Gregory's Church, Saint Nazianz, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. KAUTZER, Frank A.,   b. 11 May 1872, Town of Eaton, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1947, Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. KAUTZA, Mary,   b. 1 Jan 1875, Town of Eaton, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. KAUTZA, Johannes,   b. 2 Mar 1877, Town of Eaton, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     4. KAUTZA, Elizabetha,   b. 6 Mar 1879,   d. 1947
     5. KAUTZA, Joseph,   b. 2 Jul 1881, Town of Eaton, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1881, Town of Eaton, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. KAUTZA, Josephine,   b. 2 Jul 1881,   d. Unknown
    >7. KAUTZA, Henry,   b. 26 Aug 1883,   d. 27 Oct 1963
     8. KAUTZA, Jacob,   b. 26 Aug 1883,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >9. KAUTZA, Martha,   b. 10 Mar 1886, Town of Eaton, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1977, Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. KAUTZA, Wilhelm,   b. 23 Nov 1889, Town of Eaton, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1952
     11. KAUTZA, Albert Theodore,   b. 21 Feb 1893, Town of Eaton, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    >12. KAUTZA, Lillian Rosa,   b. 29 Nov 1895, Town of Eaton, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1963, Arcadia, DeSoto, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F14020  Group Sheet

    Family 3  SCHAEFFER, Catherine Hoffman,   b. 2 Sep 1862,   d. 15 Jul 1943, Saint Nazianz, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Aft 1923  Saint Nazianz, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F14567  Group Sheet

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