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Henry John Kerkman
Born : 08 Jul 1861
Wheatland, WI
Died : 26 Jan 1956
Burlington, WI
Age:94y 6m 18d
Father :
unknown
Mother :
unknown
Married :
Ancestors of Helen Elbert Descendants of Helen Elbert Helen Elbert (1874-1937)
on 06 Oct 1891
in St. Alphonsus, New Munster, WI
Children :
Ancestors of Mary Kerkman Descendants of Mary Kerkman Mary Kerkman (1899-1959)
Ancestors of Albert Kerkman Albert Kerkman (1903-1993)
Ancestors of Edward Kerkman Edward Kerkman (1906-1907)
Ancestors of Edwin Kerkman Edwin Kerkman (1912-1983)
Ancestors of Eleanor Kerkman Descendants of Eleanor Kerkman Eleanor Kerkman (1916-1991)
Database ID : 5595
Last Update : 2020-01-29
Record Owner : rudy.r
Rel. to Owner : None

Date : 30 Jan 1956
Location : St. Alphonsus Catholic Cemetery, New Munster, WI

Henry Kerkman Died Thursday
BURLINGTON

 

Henry Kerkman, 94, New Munster, a lifelong resident of the community, died Thursday at Burlington Memorial Hospital.

Kerkman was born July 8, 1861 in the Town of Wheatland. On Oct. 6, 1891 he was married to Mary Magdaline Elbert at St. Alphonsus church, New Munster. She preceded him in death.

He was employed as a farmer in Kenosha County all his life and was active on the farm until he was 84 years old.

Surviving are two sons, Edwin Kerkman, Lake Geneva and Albert Kerkman, Rt. 5,

Burlington, two daughters, Mrs. Alvin Robers, Burlington and Mrs. Sterling Thompson, Kenosha, one brother, Joseph J. Kerkman, Rt. 5, Burlington, and three grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10 a. m.. Monday. Jan. 30 at St. Alphonsus church, New Munster, Rev. Frank Kraus officiating. Burial will be at St. Alphonsus cemetery. Friends may call at the McCarthy Rueter Funeral home, 681 Geneva St., from Sunday at 2 p. m. until service time Monday.
 
Racine Journal Times - Jan 28, 1956

No headstone photos



Source - St. Alphonsus, New Munster, WI, Vol 1 - Baptism Records; 1852-1895; Image 258/711

Henry Kerkman - line 30

Source - Year: 1870; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1720; Page: 342A; Family History Library Film: 553219

Henry Kerkman - line 38

Source - Year: 1880; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: 1431; Page: 144C; Enumeration District: 085

Frank Althoff - line 51

Henry Kerkman - line 57

Source - Year: 1900; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0009; FHL microfilm: 1241794

Bernard Hofner - line 9

Henry Kerkman - line 44

Source - Year: 1910; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1715; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0035; FHL microfilm: 1375728

Gilbert Kerkman - line 57

John Kerkman - line 65

Henry Kerkman - line 75

Joseph Althoff - line 81

Zita Kerkman - line 99

Source - Year: 1920; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1991; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 31

Zita Kerkman - line 6

Cecilia Lois - line 17

Henry Kerkman - line 29

Lucille Daniels - line 39

Charles Fernald - line 47

Source - Year: 1930; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0035; FHL microfilm: 2342312

Henry Kerkman - line 57

Source - Year: 1940; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: m-t0627-04488; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 30-49

Henry Kerkman Died Thursday
BURLINGTON

Henry Kerkman, 94, New Munster, a lifelong resident of the community, died Thursday at Burlington Memorial Hospital.

Kerkman was born July 8, 1861 in the Town of Wheatland. On Oct. 6, 1891 he was married to Mary Magdaline Elbert at St. Alphonsus church, New Munster. She preceded him in death.

He was employed as a farmer in Kenosha County all his life and was active on the farm until he was 84 years old.

Surviving are two sons, Edwin Kerkman, Lake Geneva and Albert Kerkman, Rt. 5,

Burlington, two daughters, Mrs. Alvin Robers, Burlington and Mrs. Sterling Thompson, Kenosha, one brother, Joseph J. Kerkman, Rt. 5, Burlington, and three grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10 a. m.. Monday. Jan. 30 at St. Alphonsus church, New Munster, Rev. Frank Kraus officiating. Burial will be at St. Alphonsus cemetery. Friends may call at the McCarthy Rueter Funeral home, 681 Geneva St., from Sunday at 2 p. m. until service time Monday.

Source - Racine Journal Times - Jan 28, 1956

Research notes for Henry

Related to other Kerkmans in database - see Kerkman In-Laws
Jul 08
1861
Birth
Birth of Henry Kerkman
Jun
1870
Age 8
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Jun
1880
Age 18
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Oct 06
1891
Age 30
Married to Helen Elbert
Mar 07
1899
Age 37
Birth of child, Mary Kerkman
Jun
1900
Age 38
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
May 25
1903
Age 41
Birth of child, Albert Kerkman
Jul 02
1906
Age 44
Birth of child, Edward Kerkman
Mar 12
1907
Age 45
Death of child, Edward Kerkman
Apr
1910
Age 48
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Dec 18
1912
Age 51
Birth of child, Edwin Kerkman
Jul 25
1916
Age 55
Birth of child, Eleanor Kerkman
Jan
1920
Age 58
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Apr
1930
Age 68
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Jun 07
1937
Age 75
Death of spouse, Helen Elbert
Apr
1940
Age 78
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Jan 26
1956
Age 94
Death of Henry Kerkman


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