William Warren Swan

M, b. 11 June 1904, d. 14 March 1964
FatherNellie Reid b. 18 Sep 1881, d. 24 Feb 1963
MotherHorace Crebs Swan b. 24 Oct 1876
     William Warren Swan was born on 11 June 1904. He Occupation: Pipecoverer Places of Residence: Elmira, New YorkReligious Affiliation: Methodist.
He died on 14 March 1964 at age 59. He was buried at New York, USA.

George D. Sweet

M, b. 11 February 1870
FatherIsaac C. Sweet
MotherMary Bobo b. 3 Feb 1842, d. 31 May 1895
     George D. Sweet was born on 11 February 1870.

Isaac C. Sweet

M
     Isaac C. Sweet married Mary Bobo, daughter of Nehemiah G. Bobo and Nancy Wood, on 14 September 1861 at Meigs, Ohio, USA.

Family

Mary Bobo b. 3 Feb 1842, d. 31 May 1895
Children

Isaac M. Sweet

M, b. 4 May 1864
FatherIsaac C. Sweet
MotherMary Bobo b. 3 Feb 1842, d. 31 May 1895
     Isaac M. Sweet was born on 4 May 1864.

Lula May Sweet

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     Lula May Sweet married Christopher Denbow, son of John Denbow and Jane Miller, on 29 March 1891. Her married name was Denbow.

Mary K. Sweet

F, b. 23 July 1866
FatherIsaac C. Sweet
MotherMary Bobo b. 3 Feb 1842, d. 31 May 1895
     Mary K. Sweet was born on 23 July 1866.

Nancy E. Sweet

F, b. 23 March 1868
FatherIsaac C. Sweet
MotherMary Bobo b. 3 Feb 1842, d. 31 May 1895
     Nancy E. Sweet was born on 23 March 1868.

Eliza Jane Swisher1

F
     Eliza Jane Swisher married David I. Devor, son of Benjamin Devor and Rhoda D. Dean, on 8 November 1860. Eliza Jane Swisher was also known as Sour @C1860@ Swisher. Her married name was Devor.

Family

David I. Devor b. 1838

Citations

  1. [S8] Betty M. Mann, Devor Family.

Anna Margarethe Katherine Tadsen

F, b. 23 March 1883, d. 1945
FatherMagnus Tadsen b. 22 Feb 1843, d. 13 Oct 1913
MotherDoris Elizabeth Knudsen b. 6 Apr 1842, d. 28 Mar 1926
     Anna Margarethe Katherine Tadsen was born on 23 March 1883 at Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA. She Record from St. John's Lutheran Church, Port Clinton, Ohio. Received7 April 1995. Confirmation Class: 11 April 1897; Anna MargaretheKatherine Tadsen; Birthdate and Place, 23 March 1883, Port Clinton;Parents, Magnus & Doris (Knudsen) Tadsen.
She was also known as Anna Margarethe Katherine Wenger. She died in 1945.

Family

Albert August Wenger b. 23 Jan 1883, d. 1954

Dora E. Tadsen

F, b. 28 April 1880, d. 1962
FatherMagnus Tadsen b. 22 Feb 1843, d. 13 Oct 1913
MotherDoris Elizabeth Knudsen b. 6 Apr 1842, d. 28 Mar 1926
     Dora E. Tadsen was born on 28 April 1880 at Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA. She According to Kathryn Tadsen Sharp, Aunt Dorrey was a very heavywoman. Tad used to go over to her house when she was a little girl(their back yards joined) and Aunt Dorrey would pay her 25 cents tohelp her hang up the clothes so she wouldn't have to bend over. Recordfrom St. John's Lutheran Church, Port Clinton, Ohio. Received 7 April1995. Confirmation Class, 29 March 1896; Doris Tadsen; Birthdate andPlace, 28 April 1880, Port Clinton; Parents, Magnus & Doris (Knudson)Tadsen. Note: Doris Lorenzen was in this same class.
She was also known as Dora E. Zeis. She died in 1962. She was buried at Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA.

Family

Frederick G. Zeis b. 1883, d. 1943
Children

Eunice Irene Tadsen

F, b. 9 September 1902, d. 12 April 1994
FatherNick T. Tadsen b. 7 Oct 1872, d. 12 Mar 1965
MotherDorothea Marie Lorenzen b. 20 Sep 1881, d. 1 Nov 1963
     Eunice Irene Tadsen was born on 9 September 1902 at Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA. She was present at Eunice Irene Tadsen's christening on 23 November 1902 at Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA. She married Leslie Clayton Rader, son of Charles C. Rader and Anna Shelar, on 12 June 1926 at Ohio, USA. Eunice Irene Tadsen Tall and thin, with a good sense of humor. Eunice (who was known asJune) was an avid reader and puzzler.

Newspaper Obit., Warren Tribune, Warren, Ohio, April 24, 1994. EuniceI. Rader Dallas, Texas -- A memorial service for Mrs. Eunice IreneRader, 91, formerly of Niles, will be held at St. Luke's EpiscopalChurch, Niles. Reverend Marion Mailey will officiate. Memorialtributes can be made to the church. Mrs. Rader died April 12 in TheGardens of Richardson, a retirement home where she had been a residentsix years. She was born in Port Clinton, Ohio, the daughter of Nickand Dora Tadsen. She attended Bowling Green and Ohio University,graduating in 1924 with a degree in elementary education. A fifth andsixth grade teacher, she was employed by the Niles Public SchoolSystem from 1957 to 1974. Her husband, Leslie C. Rader whom shemarried June 12, 1926, died in 1975. Survivors include a son, Richardof Jackson, Mississippi; and a daughter, Gretchen Valentine of Dallas;a sister, Kathryn Sharp of Niles; four grandchildren and fivegreat-grandchildren. Holloway and Son Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements. June Tadsen Rader was cremated in Texas and her ashesare buried next to her husband's body in Union Cemetery in Niles,Ohio.
Her married name was Rader. She died on 12 April 1994 at Texas, USA, at age 91. She was buried on 14 May 1994 at Trumbull, Ohio, USA.

Family

Leslie Clayton Rader b. 19 Jan 1900, d. 1975

Kathryn Margaret Tadsen

F, b. 25 December 1909
FatherNick T. Tadsen b. 7 Oct 1872, d. 12 Mar 1965
MotherDorothea Marie Lorenzen b. 20 Sep 1881, d. 1 Nov 1963
     Kathryn Margaret Tadsen was born on 25 December 1909 at Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA. She was present at Kathryn Margaret Tadsen's christening on 19 June 1910 at Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA. (an unknown value.)1 She married Robert Henderson Sharp, son of Andrew Vance Sharp and Maude Elsie Sherer, on 29 December 1934 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA; met his wife Kathryn Tadsen, known as 'Tad', while he was teaching in Niles. Her older sister, June Tadsen Rader, who was teaching in Niles encouraged her to come to Niles from Port Clinton, Ohio, to teach. The Reverend Hargate officiated. Bob and Tad have lived in the same house, a shingled, Craftsman style bungalow, at 43 Lincoln Avenue, Niles, Ohio for 57 years in 1994.1 Her married name was Sharp.1

Family

Robert Henderson Sharp b. 12 Mar 1904

Citations

  1. [S86] Susan Sharp, "Susan Sharp's Research Notes."

Magnus Tadsen

M, b. 22 February 1843, d. 13 October 1913
FatherNiss Tadsen
MotherSike (?)
     Magnus Tadsen was born on 22 February 1843; ,,Germany. He married Doris Elizabeth Knudsen, daughter of Gertrude E. Zeis, in 1870 at Ohio, USA. Magnus Tadsen Letter to Magnus Tadsen from relatives in Germany after World War 2.Letter was in the possession of June Rader. Copy given by her to PaulD. Sharp, who, in turn, gave a copy to me. The original letter was inGerman, I don't know who had it translated. Dear Family of MagnusTadsen: I know you'll be surprised to receive mail from Germanyespecially since we never corresponded. However, my mother, whilealive, kept up a correspondence with her oldest sister, Doris. In 1934, almost 87 years old, our mother (born Pauline Knudsen) died.Our father died two years previous, thank the Lord. We say it this waynow because, after all, they were spared the worries and hardships ofWorld War 2 and its aftermath. In the first World War, mybrother, Peter, was killed in Russia and I myself was severely woundedin Flanders. In this last war, my wife and I and our two girls,19 and25 years old, were lucky to escape with our lives. However, we lostall our possessions by bombing as did my sister Christine who alsolived in Hanover. Christine is not married. Yes, dear relatives,Hitler sure put us on the 'beggar's stick'. Germany will only, withAmerican help, stage a come-back. That will take many years. However,despite the endless ruins and rubble one still sees the iron will torebuild Germany. In this manner we really have lived since 1914, firstwar, then collapse, revolution and inflation and then again, the samething over. Really the best times in Germany were before 1914 underthe regime of the Kaiser. We'll probably never see such times again. I think how lucky Magnus Tadsen and Doris Knudsen were at thattime to go to America. Of course, I wouldn't know what hardships andexperiences they had to go through there. Am I not on thatpicture. I left home when I was 14 to become a merchant and havefollowed that for years. Before the war I enjoyed it very much as Iliked travel and really was a business salesman. However, the businessis not satisfactory now because of shortage of goods and inflation.Christine found out your address when she was up home and the reasonfor my writing you can no doubt guess when you read about the hungerrations in Germany in your papers. However, I'll try and picture foryou what is really going on here. The food supplies inGermany are used up and of the necessary 1500 calories a day, we areonly getting 800 per day. This consists of 50 gram fat, 100 gram meat,62 gram cheese, and 3 pounds of bread per week, as a result of thisration and the long scarcity of fats, I now have anemia.Under such circumstances I have the courage to write and ask that yousend a package. I will reimburse you for this again just as soon asthe German mark is stablized. I close this letter in hope youwill understand the situation and not hold it against me ascircumstances have really forced me to write thus. Best regards to mydear relatives in a better world and hope to hear from you in the nearfuture. Hans Hansen I'm including a picture of my two girls.Are these not Peter Knudsen faces? Another letter from Germany in thepossession of June Rader. Longenhorn April 8, 1948 Mr. Tadsen First ofall, my name is Emma Matthiesen, am 78 years old. Don't know if anyof the Tadsen's are still alive. If so, I'm sure you will remember me,I visited my cousin Anna Kreutzfeld. Now I should like to have someonesend me the address of Henry Nielsen or Ilana Nielsen. At the time ofmy visit they were on the Hopfinger Farm. Stayed there for a time whentheir oldest daughter was born. I'm old but my mind is still veryclear. I'm all crippled up badly with rheumatism and have been for 14years. My right hand is totally worthless that is why I'm writing thiswith pencil. What are Ingver Kreutzfeld's children doing? Theoldest wanted to be a teacher and Lore was just born at that time. Areany of the Bahnsens still alive? If so, from all the people that Iused to know should be one there that could send me a package of usedclothes, mainly for my grandson. He is big and broad, 22 years old -maybe some shirts, underwear, or anything else you might have. He isworking on the Farm. Should this letter get into your hands, pleaselet me hear from you. May the Lord repay you for anything youdo to help us as we are in no position to do so. Best wishes. E Onenvelope: From: Germany Crbf. Emma MatthiessenThis was written onLangenhorn Loheide the ba Kries Husum receipt. S Holstein Germany British Zone According to the notes of PaulDavid Sharp, the Tadsens were from the Schleswig Holstein area ofGermany and the Lorenzens were from the Hamburg area. According to therecollections of Kathryn Tadsen Sharp, Uncle Epke Lorenzen(1851-1936) and Aunt 'Rickey' Friederike (1862-1948) were related tothe Krietzfelts-- they are mentioned in the letter of Emma Matthiessento Magnus Tadsen copied above. Aunt Rickey was also a witness on NickTadsen's Registration of Birth. I am still not sure of theserelationships. I have copies of their death certificates. MagnusTadsen was a carpenter. He built many houses in Port Clinton,including the Zeis home and the home of Dora and Nick Tadsen. KathrynTadsen Sharp remembers she took 'rent of $6.00 per month to hergrandparents from her parents. Magnus paid her $.25 for this'job'. The1910 U.S. Census for Ottawa County, Ohio, lists his occupation ascarpenter. Robert Tadsen Sharp has the stamp he used to imprint hisname on his tools and work. Also in the possession of Robert TadsenSharp is a J. B. Clement double barrel shotgun with a large hole inone of the barrels. The gun bears the stamp of M. Tadsen on the stock.According to the family story , a fox was getting in the chickenhouse. Nick Tadsen, Magnus' son, stayed outside all night with his gun'at the ready' to try to kill the fox. He fell asleep and the barrelof the gun went down into the snow and an ice plug formed in the endof one barrel. He awoke to find the fox in the chicken house and firedthe gun. The ice plug caused a pressure buildup when the gun was firedand a hole was blown out of the barrel, narrowly missing his hand. Thegun was in the possesion of Nick Tadsen, who gave it to his daughter,Kathryn Tadsen Sharp, who, in turn, gave it to her son, Robert TadsenSharp. According to the recollections of Kathryn Tadsen Sharp, Magnusmade several trips to Germany to visit his relatives. Perhaps passportrecords might yield some information. According to the recollectionsof Kathryn Tadsen Sharp, the Tadsen's had a fainting couch in theirdining room. Her grandfather, Magnus, used to lie on the couch andKathryn would straddle his big stomach and play with his watch chains.US Census 1910, Ottawa County, Ohio, Roll 367, Volume 141,Enumeration District 0170, Visitation No. 530, House No. 518, Street -Fourth St., Magnus Tadsen, head, male, white, 67, married, 40 years inpresent marriage, place of birth- German Frisian, Place of father andmother's birth- German Frisian, Year of emmigration toUSA-1866,naturalized or alien- ua, able to speak English- yes, Trade-Carpenter, Nature of industry- House, Employer or employee- employer,Able to read- yes, able to write- yes, Owned or rented- owned, ownedfree or mortgaged, - free, farm or home - home, all other entriesblank; Dorres, wife, female, white, 68, married, 40 years in presentmarriage, No. of children born- 6, No. of children living- 5, Place ofbirth- German Frisian, Place of birth of father and mother- GermanFrisian, Year of Emmigration to USA- 1869, Speaks English, Trade orprofession- none, able to read and write- yes, all other entriesblank; Peter K., son, male, white, 35, single, place of birth- Ohio,Place of birth of mother and father- German Frisian, Speaks English,Trade or Profession- agent, Nature of industry- fire insurance, ableto read and write- yes, all other entries blank. Magnus was marriedafter he came to this country. Nick Tadsen was born in Sandusky-perhaps Magnus was married there? Sandusky is in Erie County.Certificate of Death. Place of Death: Ottawa County, Village of PortClinton; Registration District, 981; Primary Registration District,3039; File No. 11; Full Name, Magnus Tadsen; (lady at the courthousetold me it was filed under the name Nagnus Tadsen) Sex, male; Color,white; Date of Birth, February 22, 1843; Age: 70 years, 7 months, 2days; Single, Married, Widowed, or Divorced, married; Birthplace,Germany; Occupation, Carpenter; Name of Father, Niss Tadsen;Birthplace of Father, Germany; Maiden Name of Mother, Sike Tadsen;Birthplace of Mother, Germany; The above stated personal particularsare true to the best of my knowledge and belief: Informant, Mrs. M.Tadsen; Address, Port Clinton, O; Filed October 14, 1913; J.A.Singler, Registrar. Medical Certificate of Death. Date of Death,October 13, 1913; I hereby certify that I attended the deceased fromSeptember 28, 1913 to October 12, 1913. That I last saw him alive onOctober 12, 1913 and that death occurred on the date stated above at5:15 a.m. The cause of death was as follows: apoplexy; duration, 14days; Contributory, arterio slerosis; signed Paul de la Barre M.D.,October 14, 1913; address, Port Clinton, Ohio; Place of Burial,Lakeview; Date of Burial, October 15, 1913; Undertaker, R. Gerner;Address, Port Clinton, Ohio. BOOK: ?SEVERAL VOLUMES PASSENGER LISTSGERMANS TO AMERICA INDEXED BY NAME AND YEAR - Page 290, Ship,Borussia, from Hamburg to New York, arrived 7 May 1866. Tadsen,Magnus, 23, male, carpenter, Germany, province and village unknown.Soenke Knudsen, 30, female single, Germany, was also on this ship.Letter to Susan Sharp from Natalie Bredbeck, 218 Hayes Avenue, PortClinton, Ohio 43452-1246, states that one of the first families ofOttawa County, Ohio has an ancestor named Sieke Tadsen from Efkebull,Langenhorn, Germany. The zip code for Langenhorn is 25842. SiekeTadsen was the name of Magnus Tadsen's mother and the letter to Magnusfrom the Germans after the war was from Langenhorn, so I should checkthis out.
He died on 13 October 1913 at Ohio, USA, at age 70. He was buried on 15 October 1913 at Ohio, USA.

Family

Doris Elizabeth Knudsen b. 6 Apr 1842, d. 28 Mar 1926
Children

Magnus 'Meyer' Tadsen

M, b. 19 June 1877, d. 28 April 1896
FatherMagnus Tadsen b. 22 Feb 1843, d. 13 Oct 1913
MotherDoris Elizabeth Knudsen b. 6 Apr 1842, d. 28 Mar 1926
     Magnus 'Meyer' Tadsen was born on 19 June 1877 at Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA. He Family members are unsure of this child's name. It is said the childdied young. Newspaper clipping: Ottawa County News Democrat, May 1,1896. Tadsen, Meyer, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Magnus Tadsen, atthe home of his parents on Fourth street, Thursday morning, of acomplication of diseases, kidney trouble amd general impoverishment ofthe blood. He had been employed by Mr. Fred Camper, the grocer, andhis kindly disposition and boyish pranks made him a friend of all. Hadhe lived until the 19th of next month he would have been 19 years ofage. The family have the sympathy of all in their bereavement. Thefuneral will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the St. John'sGerman Lutheran Church, Rev. Gallenkamp, officiating. Received 11/1994from N. Eaton of The Ottawa County Genealogical Society. Letter dated6 Feb 1995 from Natalie Bredbeck, employee of the Ida Rupp PublicLibrary, 310 Madison Street, Port Clinton, Ohio 43452, Certified Copyof Death Certificate. The State of Ohio, Ottawa County. No. 24. Namein Full, Magnus Tadsen; Date of Death: year 1896, Month, April, Day,28; Condition: Married, Widowed or Single, single; Age: Years, 19,Months, 1, Days, 17; Place of Death, Port Clinton; Place of Birth,Port Clinton; Occupation, Clerk; Name of Parents, blank; Color, white;Cause of Death and Last Place of Residence are blank. Record ofDeaths, Vol. 1894-1908, Page 247, Ohio, Ottawa County, Port Clinton,Court of Common Pleas, Probate Division. Record of Death- St. John'sLutheran Church, Port Clinton, Ohio. Received 7 April 1995. Death1896 - 30 April. Magnus Tadsen, called Meier, born 11 May 1877 in PortClinton. The parents were Magnus and Doris Elise (Knudson) Tadsen.Baptized by Pastor Lilje Sep 1877. Sponsors were Hans Peter Bahnsen,Paul Paulsen's wife, Banne Jensen. Died in Michigan where he was sickfor eight days on 30 April 1896 at 7:00 a.m; funeral on Sunday 3 Mayat 1:30 from the house, 2:00 from the church. Cause of death:nephritis. Age : 18y 11m 20d. Survivors: Parents, brothers and sistersNic and Peter, Doris and Annie Tadsen, Sophia Rofkar and otherrelatives. PHON: CONT month, 17 days. Volume 2, page 2, Death Recordsin Ottawa Co. PHON: CONT Probate Court, Port Clinton, Ohio.
He was present at Magnus 'Meyer' Tadsen's christening in September 1877 at Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA. He died on 28 April 1896 at Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA, at age 18.

Nick T. Tadsen

M, b. 7 October 1872, d. 12 March 1965
FatherMagnus Tadsen b. 22 Feb 1843, d. 13 Oct 1913
MotherDoris Elizabeth Knudsen b. 6 Apr 1842, d. 28 Mar 1926
     Nick T. Tadsen was born on 7 October 1872 at Ohio, USA. He married Dorothea Marie Lorenzen, daughter of Lorenz J. Lorenzen and Catherine Kruse, on 16 May 1901 at Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA; Marriage license of Nick and Dora Tadsen is in the possesson of Gretchen Rader Valentine.1 Nick T. Tadsen Newspaper Obit. (Date and name of paper cut off clipping) Nick TadsenPort Clinton-Nick Tadsen, 92, 317 Jackson Street, died this morning atMagruder Hospital following a lingering illness. Born in Sandusky, theson of Magnus and Doris Knudsen Tadsen, he spent most of his lifehere, and had been a retired carpenter of the Matthews Boat Company.He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. His wife died in 1963.Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Leslie Rader and Mrs. RobertSharp, Niles, Ohio; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.Friends may call after 7 P.M. at the Gerner and Wolf Funeral Homewhere services will be held at 1:30 P.M., Monday with the Rev. Dr.John Braun officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery.Certificate of Confirmation: Nisf Tadsen born in Sandusky, Ohio, 7October 1872 was confirmed on 3 April 1887 in St. John's LutheranChurch in Port Clinton, Ohio. The certificate is written in German.Birth: Journal Entry, Probate Court, Ottawa County, Ohio, February 7,1942, Case No. B 298, Finding and Order Registration of Birth. Thisday this cause came onto be heard on the application of Nick TodTadsen for an order of The Court directing the registration of hisbirth. The Court having personally examined the applicant in opencourt, finds that the facts stated in the application are supported bythe testimony of Tena Lorenzen and Friedericka Lorenzen two crediblewitnesses, that notice of the hearing on said application has beendispensed with; and, (being convinced that the claim of the applicantis true) that the following are true facts with relation to the birthof said applicant, as of the date of delivery:-1. Place of Birth: a.County, Erie; b. City, Sandusky; c. Name of Hospital or Institution,Home; d. Mother's stay before delivery in this community, five years;2. Usual Residence of Mother: a. State, Ohio; b. County, Erie; c.City, Sandusky; 3. Full Name of Child, Tadsen, Nick Tod; 4. Date ofBirth, 7 October 1872; 5. Sex, Male; 6. Twin or triplet, blank; 7.Number of months of pregnancy, 9 months; 8. Mother married?, yes; 9.Father of Child, Magnus Tadsen; 10. Color or Race, White; 11. Age atthe time of this birth, 29 years; 12. Birthplace, Germany; 13. UsualOccupation, Carpenter; 14. Industry or Business, Contractor; 15.Mother of Child, Doris Elizabeth Knudsen; 16. Color, White; 17. Age atthe time of this birth, 30 years; 18. Birthplace, Germany; 19. UsualOccupation, Housewife; 20. Industry or Business, blank; 21. Childrenborn to this Mother: a. How many other children of this mother are nowliving?, 1; b. How many other children were born alive but are nowdead?, 0; c. How many children were born dead?, 0; 22. AttendingPhysician or midwife, unknown. It is therefore ordered that the birthof said applicant be registered; and that a summary of the finding andorder of the Court, duly certified, be forthwith transmitted to TheState Director of Health, at Columbus, Ohio as provided by law. PeterW. Gulau, Probate Judge Last Will and Testamentof Nick Tadsen dated 23January 1930 and Letters of Administration dated 6 April 1965. Copygiven to me by Kathryn Tadsen Sharp. Nick Tadsen and his father,Magnus, built the house he and his wife lived in all their marriedlife. When they first moved into the house, Nick's new bride, Doracried because they 'moved so far into the country'. The house islocated at 317 Jackson Street, about three blocks from downtown PortClinton. In the 1910 U.S. Census for Ottawa County, Ohio it said thatNick and Dora rented their house. I asked Nick's daughter, KathrynTadsen Sharp, about this. She said that her mother and father paidMagnus Tadsen $6.00 per month 'rent' just enough to cover the taxes.She used to take the 'rent' to her grandparents and they would giveher a quarter. Nick was a member of the Port Clinton Yacht Club andalso helped to build it. He was also a carpenter who worked on TheVictory Hotel on Put-In-Bay. (See clipping) US Census 1910, OttawaCounty, Ohio, Roll 367, Volume 141, Enumeration District 0170,Jackson Street, House no. 529, Family no. 531, Tadsen, Nick T., head,male, white, 37, married, number of years in present marriage- 8,place of birth- Ohio, Place of birth of mother and father- GermanFrisian, speaks English, Trade or profession- carpenter, Nature ofbusiness or industry- house, employer or employee- looks like w, outof work on April 15, 1910- no, no. of months unemployed- 0, can readand write- yes, owned or rented- rented, farm or house- house, allother entries blank; Dorothea M., wife, female, white, 28, married, 8years in present marriage, no. of children born- 2, no. of childrenliving- 2, place of birth- Ohio, place of birth of mother and father-German Frisian, Speaks English, trade or profession- none, can readand write, all other entries blank; Eunice I., daughter, female,white, 7, single, place of birth- Ohio, place of birth of mother andfather- Ohio, trade or profession- none, attended school sinceSeptember1, 1909- yes; all other entries blank; Kathryn M., daughter,female, white, 3/12, single, Place of birth- Ohio, place of birth ofmother and father- Ohio, trade or profession- none, all other entriesblank.
He died on 12 March 1965 at Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA, at age 92. He was buried at Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA.

Family

Dorothea Marie Lorenzen b. 20 Sep 1881, d. 1 Nov 1963
Children

Citations

  1. [S86] Susan Sharp, "Susan Sharp's Research Notes."

Niss Tadsen

M

Family

Sike (?)
Child

Peter Knudsen Tadsen

M, b. 6 November 1874, d. 8 April 1945
FatherMagnus Tadsen b. 22 Feb 1843, d. 13 Oct 1913
MotherDoris Elizabeth Knudsen b. 6 Apr 1842, d. 28 Mar 1926
     Peter Knudsen Tadsen was born on 6 November 1874 at Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA. He married Helen M. Gordon on 15 October 1919. Peter Knudsen Tadsen Booklet printed at the time of P.K. Tadsen's death by the OhioFarmers Insurance Company. Peter Knudsen Tadsen Peter Knudsen Tadsenwas born in Port Clinton, Ottawa County, Ohio on November 6th, 1874.He lived all of his life in the town where he was born. He came to berecognized by all classes of people as the first citizen of his nativecity, and here, in the town which he loved so deeply and to thedevelopment of which no one contributed more generously or wisely, hepassed away on April 8, 1945. Pete Tadsen was a worker. At the age often he began working in a store. This he did after school hours andduring summer vacations until his graduation from High School. He thendecided to engage in the insurance business, and became an agent ofOhio Farmers Insurance Company. At the age of twenty eight he waselected Mayor of Port Clinton on the Republican ticket in a communitythat was strongly Democratic, and was twice re-elected. During thistime he threw his energy and vision into bringing new industries tohis city, to provide employment for people, and into plans for thebeautification of the city and its Lake Front, and into organizationsto bring happiness to the people, old and young, and he never stoppedin the continuous pursuit of these activities so long as he lived.With one other person he founded the American Gypsum Company. Heserved as its Vice-President, and was a member of its Board ofDirectors during the years of its greatest development and until itwas purchased by the Cellotex Corporation. For thirty years he servedas a Director of the American Bank of Port Clinton, and as itsVice-President. For many years he was a Director of the Matthews BoatWorks of Port Clinton. He was the founder of the Community Chest. Hewas a Director of the Boys' Welfare Society of Ottawa County, and ofthe Port Clinton Welfare Society. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club.He served as Commodore of the Yacht Club. He served as head of the RedCross. He was President of the Chamber of Commerce and was in thevanguard of every good cause to advance his native town and thewelfare of its people. For many years he successfully operated amodern dairy farm in Bay Township, near Port Clinton. Pete Tadsen wasa builder. Things to which he put his hand and applied his rareability grew and prospered and the community was stronger and betterfor it. The business interest which claimed his first attention,however, was the Insurance Agency which bore his name. The keystone ofthat agency was the Ohio Farmers Insurance Company. He representedthis Company for more than half a century. For fifty consecutive yearshe attended every Annual Meeting of the Ohio Farmers InsuranceCompany. During all of that time his agency never operated a singleyear at a loss. It is safe to say that in the aggregate he wrote amillion dollars in premiums for the Ohio Farmers Insurance Company. Hehad an all-time low loss record, perhaps not excelled in the recordsof America. This could only have been accomplished by the observanceon his part of the highest ethical standards in carrying out his trustas agent of the Comapny, while at the same time giving the maximum ofhonorable service to the policy holders who entrusted him with theirbusiness. He was a student of the business and he worked at it. He wasprogressive. He was thorough. He did things the right way, and alwaysthe straight way. He hewed to the line and he cut no corners. He wasaggressive but he was fair. On October 15th, 1919 he married MissHelen Gordon of Port Clinton. Together they established a beautifulhome. They loved their home and were deeply devoted to one another.Here their friends and the members of their families gathered, drawnto them by the strongest of ties of admiration and affection. Pete wasthe most delightful of companions. He loved the out of doors. He had agenius for making and holding friends. He was a sportsman. He had adelightful sense of humor. He was big. He loved to talk and peopleloved to hear him and be with him. He was intensely human and soinherently good. On March 22, 1934 he was elected a member of theBoard of Directors of Ohio Farmers Insurance Company and of OhioFarmers Indemnity Company. He not only brought to the Board his broadexperience as a business man and his wide practical knowledge ofinsurance, but he brought as well his rare quality of spirit, hisunyielding honesty, his brilliant intellect and his generous heart. Healso came with an unfaltering faith in the good name and the highpurposes of this Company---a faith nurtured and rooted in a lifetimeof service to this Company. As a member of the Board all of hisactivities, thought and deliberation were characterized by hisindefatigable industry, clear thinking, consideration for the opinionof others, loyalty to his associates and above all, by his constantstriving to make the Company , which he loved so much, one of thesoundest and best Insurance Companies in America. In October, 1944, heattended his last meeting as a member of this Board. The followingmonth he became ill and on April 8, 1945 he passed away. We shallnever see his like again. He had the qualities of true greatness. Heasked so little of others but he gave so much. He was born, he lived,worked and played on the shores of Lake Erie, and there he was laid torest by his friends. Of him it can truly be said, 'Well done, thougood and faithful servant'. C.D. Mc Vay President J. C. HiestandSecretary.
He died on 8 April 1945 at Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA, at age 70. He was buried at Port Clinton, Ottawa, Ohio, USA.

Family

Helen M. Gordon b. 1890, d. 1985

Sophia Tadsen

F, b. 1871, d. 1928
FatherMagnus Tadsen b. 22 Feb 1843, d. 13 Oct 1913
MotherDoris Elizabeth Knudsen b. 6 Apr 1842, d. 28 Mar 1926
     Sophia Tadsen was born in 1871. She married Henry Rofkar, son of Henry Carl Rofkar and Anna Rebecca Marselius, on 26 May 1888 at Ottawa, Ohio, USA. Sophia Tadsen According to the recollections of Kathryn Tadsen Sharp, Aunt Sophielived in a big house on Catawba Island with her husband, Henry. Shebelieves they had a peach orchard. Get death & birth certificate forSophie- she was the oldest of the children. Maybe where she was bornis where Magnus and Doris were married? Sophia Tadsen married HenryRofker 26 May 1888 in Ottawa County, Ohio. Batch #M513431, 1840-1885,#475913 film. Research of Kim Fairley in IGI?.
Her married name was Rofkar. She died in 1928. She was buried at Ottawa, Ohio, USA.

Family

Henry Rofkar b. 1866, d. 1958

Ruth Tanner

F, b. 17 March 1822, d. 21 January 1899
FatherJohn Tennar b. 1791, d. 19 Aug 1852
MotherMary Elizabeth Tipton b. 1794, d. 1843
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     Ruth Tanner was born on 17 March 1822 at Ohio, USA.1 She married Bazzel Denbow, son of John Denbow and Martha A. Sharp, on 2 January 1845 at Cadiz, Harrison, Ohio, USA; Marriage license issued 31 December 1844 "on oath of groom." Rev. Elias Gatchel signed the document on 10 February 1845. This license is reproduced in Bazzel's Civil War pension file. The minister and/or copyist was not too careful with his spellings, as "Denbow" is spelled "Danbow" and "Tanner" is spelled "Tennor." Some researchers have thought that this was an alternate spelling of Ruth's last name; however, I've concluded that it's just sloppy spelling.2 Her married name was Denbow. Ruth Tanner and Bazzel Denbow appeared on the census of 31 July 1850 at Center Twp, Monroe, Ohio, USA.3 Ruth Tanner was buried on 21 January 1899 at Lewisville, Monroe, Ohio, USA.4 She died on 21 January 1899 at Lewisville, Monroe, Ohio, USA, at age 76.2

Family

Bazzel Denbow b. 14 Jan 1819, d. 23 Nov 1896
Children

Citations

  1. [S4] Issac Stanton Denbow, "Issac's Six Generation Chart", handwritten chart on a pre-printed genealogical tree sheet.
  2. [S39] Bazzel Denbow and Ruth Denbow (widow), Photocopy, 906.971 (Bazzel); 536.245 (Ruth).
  3. [S166] 1850 U.S. Census, 700 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, District of Columbia, USA, population schedule, Center Township, ED 106, SD ?, sheet 455 (889), Family# 150.
  4. [S1] Carl Jón Denbow has firsthand or very reliable second hand knowledge of this personal information or event.

Guy Tarvin

M, b. 1902
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     Guy Tarvin was born in 1902. He married Hazel Denbow, daughter of Elisha Sherman Denbow and Laura Anna Jones, in 1922; Divorced: after __ ___ 1922.

Family

Hazel Denbow b. 29 Jul 1902

Thomas Alfred Taylor1

M, b. 29 April 1879, d. 13 February 1933
FatherWilliam Nary Taylor b. c 1858
MotherSarah Jane Denbow b. 14 Apr 1858, d. 16 Apr 1931
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     Thomas Alfred Taylor was born on 29 April 1879 at Washington, Ohio, USA.1 He married Lola Mae Cunningham on 22 September 1909 at Washington, Ohio, USA. Thomas Alfred Taylor died on 13 February 1933 at Washington, Ohio, USA, at age 53.1

Citations

  1. [S18] Gilda Haddox, "Gilda Haddox Email," e-mail to Carl J. Denbow, Various.

Charles Taylor

M, b. 11 July 1890
FatherRichard E. Taylor b. 4 May 1862, d. 20 Nov 1923
MotherRuthey Jane Masters b. 3 Jun 1867, d. 8 Jan 1911
     Charles Taylor was born on 11 July 1890.1 He married Mayme Neff on 27 March 1911.

Family

Mayme Neff b. 1 Dec 1889

Citations

  1. [S3] Clarence D. Bowser, "Oliver-Gilbert-Masters Chart."

Clara Edna Taylor1,2

F, b. 2 February 1893, d. 25 February 1948
FatherWilliam Nary Taylor b. c 1858
MotherSarah Jane Denbow b. 14 Apr 1858, d. 16 Apr 1931
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     Clara Edna Taylor was born on 2 February 1893.2 She married Lloyd Talbert Biddle on 23 January 1913.2 Her married name was Clara Biddle.2 Clara Edna Taylor died on 25 February 1948 at age 55.2

Family

Lloyd Talbert Biddle b. c 1893

Citations

  1. [S45] Mabel V. Ingraham, "Ingraham Family Tree", It was left for me at the Hotel Lafayette at the Denbow Reunion in 1996. I never actually met Mrs. Ingraham.
  2. [S189] Gilda Haddox, "Gilda Haddox's Research Notes."

Clarence Everett Taylor

M, b. 30 October 1914, d. 9 September 1976
     Clarence Everett Taylor was born on 30 October 1914. He died on 9 September 1976 at age 61.

Dorothy May Taylor1

F, b. 30 August 1906, d. 20 May 1976
FatherRichard E. Taylor b. 4 May 1862, d. 20 Nov 1923
MotherRuthey Jane Masters b. 3 Jun 1867, d. 8 Jan 1911
     Dorothy May Taylor was born on 30 August 1906.1 As of 30 August 1906,her married name was Krejci. She married William Krejci on 30 January 1925. Dorothy May Taylor died on 20 May 1976 at age 69.1

Family

William Krejci b. 15 Sep 1902
Child

Citations

  1. [S3] Clarence D. Bowser, "Oliver-Gilbert-Masters Chart."

Harley Merle Taylor1

M, b. January 1889, d. July 1889
FatherRichard E. Taylor b. 4 May 1862, d. 20 Nov 1923
MotherRuthey Jane Masters b. 3 Jun 1867, d. 8 Jan 1911
     Harley Merle Taylor was born in January 1889.1 He died in July 1889.1

Citations

  1. [S3] Clarence D. Bowser, "Oliver-Gilbert-Masters Chart."

Ina Taylor1

F, b. January 1895, d. January 1895
FatherRichard E. Taylor b. 4 May 1862, d. 20 Nov 1923
MotherRuthey Jane Masters b. 3 Jun 1867, d. 8 Jan 1911
     Ina Taylor died in January 1895.1 She was born in January 1895.1

Citations

  1. [S3] Clarence D. Bowser, "Oliver-Gilbert-Masters Chart."

Iva Taylor1

F, b. January 1895, d. January 1895
FatherRichard E. Taylor b. 4 May 1862, d. 20 Nov 1923
MotherRuthey Jane Masters b. 3 Jun 1867, d. 8 Jan 1911
     Iva Taylor died in January 1895.1 She was born in January 1895.1

Citations

  1. [S3] Clarence D. Bowser, "Oliver-Gilbert-Masters Chart."

Marilyn June Taylor

F, b. 4 September 1927, d. 8 October 2012
FatherWilliam Worland Taylor b. 17 Sep 1892, d. 18 Dec 1938
MotherElsie Mary Blum b. 23 Mar 1891, d. 31 Oct 1970
     Marilyn June Taylor was born on 4 September 1927 at Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA.1 Her married name was Koetz. She died on 8 October 2012 at Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA, at age 85; Obituary from Columbus Dispatch:
KOETZ Marilyn Taylor Koetz was called to heaven on Monday, October 8, 2012. She was born on September 4, 1927 in Columbus, Ohio. Marilyn was a published author of the book "Kiss of Death". She wrote several short stories including "The Gift" and "Silver Anniversary". An avid reader, she completed the USA Today Crossword puzzle daily with her granddaughter. She went back to college at the age of 42 and while attending OSU maintained a 4 point average. For many years Marilyn was a successful insurance agent, the co-owner, and Chief Financial Officer of W.E. Davis Insurance Agency. She is preceded in death by her parents Elsie (BLUM) Taylor and William Taylor, her sister Jane Beverley and brother-in-law George Beverley. Marilyn is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 65 years, Edwin Willard Koetz. They had three children, Debbi Kelly (Larry Thorne), Kristin (Rick) Brant and John (Libby) Koetz. They have seven grandchildren, Edwin (Jennifer) Kelly, Kristin Kelly Desich, Ben Brant, Jason (Beth) Brant and Lee Anne (Jared) Kiesel, Joshua Koetz and Nicholas Koetz. They also have six great-grandchildren, Andrew, Josiah, Jonathan and Kaitlyn Kelly, and Jeffrey and William Desich. She is also survived by her loving sister-in-law, Mary Ellen Frickie. Marilyn loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was so proud of each and every one of them. In addition to her family, she was a very giving person. She gave freely to many charities throughout her community and the world. She loved her church and church friends as well as her square dance club, The Bucks and Does. Marilyn's strongest attribute was her loving character. She expressed and conveyed love in everything she did and said. She always saw the good in people and had a real zest for life. A celebration of Marilyn's life will be held Friday, October 12, 2012 at 2 p.m. in the mausoleum at Union Cemetery, 3349 Olentangy River Road. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Marilyn's memory be made to the Alzheimer's Association , 1379 Dublin Road, Columbus, Ohio 43215 or online at www.alz.org. Arrangements by WOODYARD EAST CHAPEL. Visit orwoodyard.com to share memories with the family. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dispatch/obituary.aspx?pid=160337316#sthash.uBdbuQze.dpuf.

Citations

  1. [S26] Interview, Miriam Jane Taylor Halley Beverley, c. 1995.

Miriam Jane Taylor

F, b. 22 July 1918, d. 12 January 2004
FatherWilliam Worland Taylor b. 17 Sep 1892, d. 18 Dec 1938
MotherElsie Mary Blum b. 23 Mar 1891, d. 31 Oct 1970
     Miriam Jane Taylor was born on 22 July 1918 at Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA. She married William Elmer Halley Jr., son of William Elmer Halley Sr. and D'Light Beatrice Devor, on 7 August 1941 at Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA. As of 7 August 1941,her married name was Halley.1 Miriam Jane Taylor married George Treadgold Beverley, son of William Beverley and Maggie Treadgold, on 17 June 1972 at Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA. As of 17 June 1972,her married name was Beverley.1 Miriam Jane Taylor Talented as a landscape painter. Active in various clubs, includingBexley Women's Club, of which she served as president. Active memberof Bexley United Methodist Church.
She died on 12 January 2004 at Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA, at age 85.1

Family

William Elmer Halley Jr. b. 5 Feb 1914, d. 9 Jan 1971

Citations

  1. [S1] Carl Jón Denbow has firsthand or very reliable second hand knowledge of this personal information or event.