||August Griep was born on August 15, 1824.
He married Henrietta
Fischer, born in 1814, and lived at Koseeger, Kreis Kolberg in Pomerania. They had a son, Carl August Wilhelm Griep, born on November 23, 1849.
In 1869 they emigrated to
America. On April 16, 1869 they arrived with the steamship
America in New York. They settled in Wisconsin. Their son:
Carl Griep married Elisabeth F. Louise
Krase (Elizabeth Martin) of Mishicot, Wisconsin,
on January 19, 1878. They resided at Manitowoc
for two years, and after that in Two Rivers.
worked as a malster with the Mueller Bros.
Brewing company. He died on March 3, 1928 from
peritonitis. His wife died in 1934. They were both buried
at Two Rivers, Wisconsin.
CHILDREN OF CARL AUGUST WILHELM GRIEP AND
Robert Griep (August) was born in
1878. He married Lena (1882-1959). He
died October 1958 and was buried at the
Forest View Cemetary at Two Rivers.
Griep (Hattie) was born on February
9, 1881 in Two Rivers, Wisconsin. She
married a man named Kahrs.
W. Griep (Gretchen) was born on
February 8, 1883 at Two Rivers,
Griep (Carl Jr.) was born on
September 10, 1886.
Griep (Will) was born in 1889 at Two
Griep was born on December 22 (11?),
1892. He lived 1115 Madison Street, Two
Rivers, Wisconsin, and died in March
left to right: Fred Griep, Gretchen Griep, August
Griep, Will Griep.
Sitting left to right: Elizabeth Griep, Carl
Griep Jr., Carl Griep, Hattie Griep Kahrs.
was provided by the Manitowoc Genealogy Site:
Julius Griep was born July 2, 1845 at
Wildenhagen, Pomerania as the
son of Carl Griep and Louisa
Boetcher. When he was but 11 years old his father
died and he had to earn his living as a day
laborer. At 22 years of age he enlisted in the
German Army and served for three years. In 1870,
when he fought the French, a severe illness
overtook him but he survived. After the war he
married to Amilia Mathilda Bishoff (Emily), with
whom he founded a hearth at Melstow near
Greifenberg where he took up his old occupation
as a day laborer.
In 1881 he came to America with his family and
worked for a farmer near Hustiford, Wisconsin and
soon was able to rent a farm. After several more
years he was enabled to buy a farm of his own but
he lost the greater part of his hard earned
possessions at the hands of base defrauders. In
1905 he came to the Griep Farm South of Juneau
Wisconsin. He died on Sunday morning Dec. 30,
1906 and was buried Jan. 2 at the Lutheran
Cemetery. His wife died in 1939.
CHILDREN OF HERMAN JULIUS GRIEP AND EMILY BISHOFF
||Herman W. Griep
Griep was born in 1871 in Germany and
came to the USA with his parents at the age of
12. In 1895 he married in Hustford to Augusta
Drewlow, who was born on December 6, 1878 in
Schwessow, Germany to Albert Drewlow and Bertha
Wendt. They settled in Watertown and had five
daughters and eight sons. In 1928 they moved to
Milwaukee. His wife died on December 4, 1930.
Herman Griep died at the age of 78 in a Milwaukee
hospital, after a lingering illness, on February
19, 1945. He was buried at the Immanual cemetery.
Herman W. Griep had 12 children and 45
Carl Griep was born on August 6, 1896 at Hustisford,
Wisconsin. He served in WW-I. In 1919 he married Minnie E.
Radloff from Aztalan and had five children (Erwin,
1922-1967; Elroy, 1923-1987; Lorraine,
1925-2003; Leona, LeVerne and Carl). He
worked at the Waukasha Foundry in Waukesha and for the Town
of Emmet as weed commissioner. He died on November 12, 1968,
'early in the morning in his sleep of an apparent heart
attach'. His wife died in 1979 and both were buried at
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.
Griep was born in 1898. She married
to mr. Nienow and lived in Nashotah.
Griep (Ben) was born on February 20, 1901 in Neosho,
Wisconsin. He married in 1925 to Lena Lierman. They lived at
109 Riverlawn Avenue, Watertown, Wisconsin and had a son (Bernard,
1925-1980) and a daugter (Angelina). Ben
worked as a carpenter at A.R. Coffeen Company in Madison, at
Brinkman Engineering in Oconomowoc and until his retirement
at Aunt Nellie's Foods in Clyman, Wisconsin. He died on
February 18, 1978 and his wife died in 1984. Both were
buried at the Union Cemetary in Pipersville, Wisconsin.
- Edward Erich Griep
(Edwin) was born on February 20, 1901.
He married Edna C. Haberkorn, who worked at the
Mid-States Shoe Company in Watertown. They lived in
Watertown and had five children (Marvin, Phyllis,
Elizabeth, Donald Edwin and Eugene).
He died on July 13, 1984 and his wife, 90 years old, in
1993. Both were buried at Saint Henrys Catholic Cemetary.
Griep was born on February 11, 1904 in Hustisford,
Wisconsin. In 1928 he married Gertrude Knispel.
( picture >>).
daughter (Joyce) was born shortly after Ewald had
died, 29 years old, on September 16, 1933. His wife and
daughter than lived with her parents in Appleton, Wisconsin.
Griep was his twin. He worked as a carpenter at
Arthur Griebenow in Beaver Dam. He married Dora C. Gruhlke,
lived with her in Ashippun until she died. In 1942 he
remarried to Mabel Hazel Ehlert from West Bend, and had a
son (Dwain). In WW-II he served in the South Pacific,
stationed at Luzon. His second marriage ended in a divorce,
and in 1953 he married Irene Hutchinson and lived with her
in Beaver Dam. He died, 63 years old, on January 5, 1968 in
Saint Agnes Hospital, Fond du Lac. He was buried with
military honors at Oakwood Cemetery in Beaver Dam.
- Elsa Griep
(Elsie) was born on August 3, 1905 at Hustisford, Wisconsin.
She married Edward Schultz and they went to live in
Milwaukee. For 17 years she ran the 'Cozy Nook Gift Shop' on
the corner of 12th en Burlough. They had two children (Donna
and Kenneth). She died, 59 years old, in 1964 ans was buried
at Pinelawn Memorial Park in Milwaukee.
- Sadie Griep was born on
April 5, 1907, in Neosho, Wisconsin. In 1924 she married
William Sterwald Sr. and had three dochters (Francis, Donna
and Shirley) and two sons (David and Kenneth). She died, 66
years old, in Saint Mary's Hospital in Madison.
Griep was born on April 13, 1909 in Hustisford,
Wisconsin. In 1931 he married Marie Theresa McCarty. They
had two daughters (Francis and Frieda) and
thee sons (Franklin Herbert, David and
Edward). They lived at Johnson Creek and Watertown,
while Arnold worked as a carpenter at R&W Construction in
Milwaukee. He died, 69 years old, on May 7, 1978. His wife
died in 1983; both were buried at Saint Henry's Catholic
- Ella Griep was born around
1912. In 1930 she married Ben Schaefer from Neosho,
Wisconsin. He worked as a caretaker at Edgar L. Wood in
Oconomowoc Lake, and at the Rexnord Chain Belt Division. The
lived at Okauchee and Oconomowoc and had three children
(Donald, Richard and Isabelle).
Griep Jr. was born on March 21, 1913 in Wisconsin.
He married Dorothy Koester and they went to live in
Milwaukee. They had three sons (Carl, Ronald Robert and Mark
Herman). He died on August 20, 1988, and his wife in 2003.
Griep was born on August 29, 1916. She married mr.
Dominy and live in Janesville, Wisconsin. She died on May
J. Griep was born on April 20, 1918. During WW-II he
is stationed at camp Chafee, Arkansas. In 1940 he married
Alice A. Pawelski from Milwaukee. They live at Watertown and
had three children (Pam, Roger and Robert
William). He died on August 21, 2003 and his wife in
2009. Both were buried at Glenview Memorial Gardens in
Griep was born on June 10, 1921. In WW-II he was
stationed on Cuba. In 1943 he married Wanda Lindsey. They
lived in Salt Lake City and had a daughter. His wife died in
2001 en Hugo himself on March 2, 2008 in Salt Lake, Utah.
family is being researched by Dan Rovinski,
who is married to a great-granddaughter of Herman
||Gustave Griep (1875-1933)
Griep was born on December 10, 1875, in Kreis Naugard
in Pomerania. In 1881 he came with his parents to America. He
married three times. In 1905 he married Martha Ernestine
Wilhelmine Zietlow, also from Naugard. They lived at Dodge,
Wisconsin, and had a son. After her death he remarried Catherine
Lacy, and had a daughter. Catherine died in 1923, and in 1929 he
married Martha Bohnenstengel, the widow of his brother Bernard.
They lived at Oconomowoc, Wisconsin and had a daughter. Gustave
died on October 21, 1933. He was buried at Saint Johns Lutheran
Cemetary [zerk]. Zijn vrouw Martha overlijdt, 83 jaar oud, op 7
december 1977 in het Clearview Nursing Home in Juneau.
Gustave and Martha resided just east of Juneau,
Wisconsin. After their daughter's family had been
living there, the homestead is now inhabited by
His three children were:
W. Griep was born around 1907 in Wisconsin. He
married Viola E.. They lived in Heman, Wisconsin and had
three daughters (Betty Jane, Jean and
Virginia). In 1940 they divorced, zijn ze gescheiden.
His wife went to live with her sister in Milwaukee, Alvin in
Mukwonago with a housekeeper, and their children lived with
the Bokelman family at Hutisford, Wisconsin.
was born around 1910 in Hustisford. She worked as a servant
at the Mickelson family in Hartford. In 1933 she married
Alvin Hansen and had two sons (James and Robert). After 14
years in Hartford, they moved to Milwaukee. She died on
December 23, 1990 and was buried at Saint Bartholomew's
Cemetary in Rubicon.
Griep was born on April 18, 1931. In 1951 she married
Lewis R. Pitzlin from Horicon, Wisconsin. They lived in
Juneau, Wisconsin. Her husband died in 1995.
||Bertha Griep (1877-1953)
Griep was born November 30, 1877 in
Germany. She married Richard Otto and had four
children: Evelyn (married Louis Schumacher),
Alice (married Arnold Prenzlow), Melvin (married
Helen Kienast and lived on the Herman Julius
Griep farm south of Juneau) and Amos (married
Florence Coyer). Bertha Otto died on May 12.
||Alvina Griep (1879-1959)
Griep was born November 6, 1879. She
married Carl Zietlow and had three children:
Herman, Earl and Adeliene. She died April 13,
||Emil A. Griep (1881-1954)
Griep was born May 24, 1881 in Germany.
He married four times. His first marriage was to
Lilly Kruger. Their children were Margareth
Davis from Waukesha Wisconsin, Raymond
Griep of Watertown, Gaylord
Griep of Indiana, Gilbert Griep and
Viola Griep. His second wife was
Caroline (Lena) Olderman; with her he had a son: Norman
Griep. He was also married to Hattie
Feske and to Mae ... Emil Griep died December 29,
||Emily Griep (1884-1953)
Griep was born June 20, 1884. She
married three times. With her first husband,
Herman Nietzel, she had four children: Harold,
Rolan, Gertrude and Mildred. With her second
husband Jacob Bokelman she had another son:
Eugene. Her third husband was Paul Guse. Emily
died January 29, 1953.
||Ella Griep (1886-1922)
Griep married to Herman Kuehl and had
five children: Goldie, Sadie, Marvin, Harvey and
Gladys. Emma Kuehl died in 1922.
Griep was born September 15, 1888 in
Hustinford, Wisconsin. In 1905 he moved to Juneau
with his parents.
In 1907 he went to Minnesota, where he married
Lorna Essman (also from Juneau, Wisconsin). They
lived near St. Charles, Minnesota, and Reinhardt
worked as a farm hand. While he was driving the
cattle home one night, he received a wound from a
wire fence. The accident resulted in blood
poisoning and he died two weeks later on Tuesday
July 27, 1909, at a hospital in Winona,
Minnesota. His body was sent back to Juneau via
train, accompanied by his wife and child, and he
was buried south of Juneau in the Lutheran
||Bernard Griep (1892-1925)
Griep was born on July 15, 1892. He
married Martha Bohnenstengel. On August 8, 1925
he died from a severe injury sustained in a
farming accident. In January 1926 his daughter Darlene
Griep was born.
information was provided by a granddaughter of
Gustave Griep: Jenny Thiel
of Juneau, Wisconsin.