Mathias Balzer, 18591941 (aged 81 years)

Mathias Balzer
Name
Mathias /Balzer/
Given names
Mathias
Surname
Balzer
Birth
Note: Bettingen (Kr. Saarlouis), Rheinland, Preußen, Germany
Birth of a sister
Birth of a sister
Death of a paternal grandfather
Death of a maternal grandmother
Birth of a sister
Birth of a brother
Death of a brother
Death of a paternal grandmother
1871 (aged 11 years)
Immigration
1885 (aged 25 years)
Marriage
Birth of a son
Note: Today, Walterfangen is part of Dillingen Sarr (Sarrlouis became a German state in 1947 and renamed Saarland).
Death of a maternal grandfather
Birth of a daughter
Death of a daughter
1887 (aged 27 years)
Birth of a son
Birth of a daughter
Note: Dillingen Germany on the Danube river Bayren Region

Dillingen Germany on the Danube river Bayren Region
Also known as Saarland County
Pachten is a couple of miles SW of Dillingen

Death of a father
Birth of a son
Birth of a son
Birth of a daughter
Birth of a daughter
Birth of a daughter
Naturalization
Birth of a daughter
Marriage of a daughter
Death of a son
Cause: Ruptured ulcer
Death of a daughter
Death of a sister
Death of a daughter
Baptism of a daughter
Address: St Marys Church
800 Wisconsin Street
Death
Burial
Address: Saint George Cemetery
Family with parents
father
18281891
Birth: February 26, 1828 25 25 Pachten, Dillingen, Saarlouis, Saarland, Deutschland
Death: May 17, 1891Ensdorf, Saarlouis, Saarland, Deutschland
mother
1829
Birth: February 28, 1829 24 27 Gresaubach, Saarlouis, Saarland, Germany
Marriage MarriageMay 8, 1854Bettingen, Saarlouis, Saarland, Deutschland
-3 years
elder brother
1850
Birth: November 29, 1850 22 21 Goldbach, Schmelz, Saarlouis, Saarland, Deutschland
Death:
4 years
elder sister
1855
Birth: March 4, 1855 27 26 Bettingen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Death:
4 years
twin sister
1859
Birth: March 5, 1859 31 30 Bettingen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
himself
Mathias Balzer
18591941
Birth: March 5, 1859 31 30 Bettingen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Death: 1941Kenosha, Kenosha Co, Wisconsin, USA
2 years
younger sister
1861
Birth: February 17, 1861 32 31 Bettingen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
2 years
younger sister
18631928
Birth: June 14, 1863 35 34 Pachten, Dillingen, Saarlouis, Saarland, Deutschland
Death: November 9, 1928Rockford, Winnebago Co, Illinois, USA
-7 years
elder sister
1856
Birth: June 29, 1856 28 27 Pachten, Dillingen, Saarlouis, Saarland, Deutschland
Death:
9 years
younger brother
18651866
Birth: August 17, 1865 37 36 Pachten, Dillingen, Saarlouis, Saarland, Deutschland
Death: January 26, 1866Pachten, Dillingen, Saarlouis, Saarland, Deutschland
Family with Anne Witzmann
himself
Mathias Balzer
18591941
Birth: March 5, 1859 31 30 Bettingen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Death: 1941Kenosha, Kenosha Co, Wisconsin, USA
wife
Annie Witzmann
18641948
Birth: January 5, 1864 38 Wallerfangen, Saarland, Germany
Death: 1948Kenosha, Kenosha Co, Wisconsin, USA
Marriage MarriageJune 3, 1885Fraulautern, Saarland, Germany
13 months
son
18861979
Birth: June 18, 1886 27 22 Wallerfangen, Saarland, Germany
Death: February 19, 1979Toma, Monroe Co, Wisconsin, USA
17 months
daughter
18871887
Birth: October 31, 1887 28 23 Racine, Racine Co, Wisconsin, USA
Death: 1887
3 months
son
18881914
Birth: February 5, 1888 28 24 Racine, Racine Co, Wisconsin, USA
Death: 1914Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan, USA
2 years
daughter
Lenore Balzer
18901971
Birth: April 18, 1890 31 26 Dillingen, Saarland, Germany
Death: May 12, 1971Anna Maria Island, Manatee Co, Florida, USA
2 years
son
Jack Balzer
18921951
Birth: June 8, 1892 33 28 Racine, Racine Co, Wisconsin, USA
Death: February 20, 1951Kenosha, Kenosha Co, Wisconsin, USA
2 years
son
1894
Birth: October 1894 35 30 Racine, Racine Co, Wisconsin, USA
Death: Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, USA
3 years
daughter
Viola Balzer
18981914
Birth: January 19, 1898 38 34 Racine, Racine Co, Wisconsin, USA
Death: 1914Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan, USA
3 years
daughter
19001930
Birth: October 27, 1900 41 36 Racine, Racine Co, Wisconsin, USA
Death: 1930
18 months
daughter
Catherine Balzer
19022000
Birth: May 1, 1902 43 38 Racine, Racine Co, Wisconsin, USA
Death: January 22, 2000Shawano, Shawano Co, Wisconsin, USA
3 years
daughter
Marie Balzar
19051972
Birth: August 3, 1905 46 41 Racine, Racine Co, Wisconsin, USA
Death: October 1972Shawano, Shawano Co, Wisconsin, USA
Birth
Birth

Bettingen (Kr. Saarlouis), Rheinland, Preußen, Germany

Note

He was the son of Philipp Balzer and Maria Kleinbauer.
Mathiaas was married on 3 June 1885 in Fraulautern (today part of Saarlouis map!) Anna Witzmann born on 5 Jan 1864 in Wallerfangen, was the daughter of Peter Witzmann and Anna Winter in Wallerfangen. Their first child Andreas was born on 19 Jun 1886 in Pachten (today part of Dillingen/Saarland).

Mathias Balzer in Germans to America 1850-1874
Mathias Baltzer naturalized in Racine on Nov 7, 1904 name spelled Baltzer.
Went to Racine Wisc in Aug 1887 and returned to Germany in Nov 1889, wife was home sick. It was there that Lenore Balzer was born.
Returned to the US in 1891.
Per 1900 Census, lived at 1357 Howe Street in Racine
Spelling of last name is Baltzer
Re: St. Marys Church, 800 Wisconsin Street
Baptized records: John Jacob b 6/8/1892, bap 6/12/1892
Joseph Max b 11/29/1893 bap 12/7/1893
Viola Francis b 1/19/1898 bap 1/30/1898
Lauretta Elizabeth born 10/27/1900, bap11/11/1900
Catherine Viola b 5/1/1902, bap 5/5/1902
Marie Leona b 8/3/1905 bap 8/27/1905

He was a mold maker in the JI Case steel foundry. After that, he owned a tavern.
Lived on a farm outside of Racine. Lightning struck chimneys of farmhouse around 1905 and it burn to the ground with all possessions lost. Left Racine sometime after 1905 for Kenosha, Wisconsin. Owned a tavern in Kenosha. Stayed in Kenosha till diagnosed with Rheumatism, moved to Luddington MIchigan for 1 year. Returned from Luddington to Kenosha, then moved to Green Bay for some period of time, owned another tavern, then returned to Kenosha. The two oldest boys were looking for work and went to Detroit. They worked in the Studebaker and Packard auto plants.Talked Mathias into moving to Detroit. Perhaps in late 1912, moved family to Detroit Michigan for 1 year, where two children died. Charlie who worked for the Studebaker plant died of a ruptured ulcer and Francis died of complication of a cold. He then returned to Kenosha WI and continued in the tavern business and also worked for Nash Motors foundry in Kenosha. Is said to have had cabins in Green bay, Kenosha and Racine.

1930 census: Kenosha, molder in auto factory