Kit Carson County, Colorado

Albertus Brandt, sister Jennie I. Brandt , 7S 42W

Jennie I. Brandt was born in Michigan about 1882 to James Brandt and Adrianna Grotemat, and married Walter E. Lutz in Litchfield Michigan June 30, 1925.
Albertus Brandt was born in Jamestown, Ottowa County, Michigan, May 3, 1878, to James and Jane Brandt.
In 1880 Ottawa County, Michigan, James Brandt is 45, Jane 41, Josiah 19, James Jr. 12, David 10, Joseph 7, Katie 5, Albertus 2, and Hannah 2, all kids born in MIchigan.
In 1900 Ottawa County, James and Jane have only Katy and Anna (Hannah).,

In 1911, Miss Jennie Brandt was teaching in Kit Carson County, "A thermometer and barometer hae added to the equipment of the room."

Jennie cash-claimed a quarter in 30, 7S 42W in 1913. Her witnesses were Ernest Calkins, Floyd J. Weeks, Henry Chinburg, and Edgar Kenney, all of Kanorado.

There's a Jennie I. Brandt in 1910 Denver, single, 28, born in Michigan, a kindergarten teacher, living in a rooming house with a dozen other young women.
Jennie I. Brandt of Detroit, a social service worker age 43, married Walter E. Lutz 46, an electrical worker born in Canada, on June 30, 1925 in Litchfield, Michigan.

In 1930 Detroit she's a social worker, 48, and Walter is 50 an electrician, born in Canada, immigrating in 1923.
They're still there in 1940, and are buried in Litchfield, Michigan, Walter 1879-1972 # 55359782, and Jennie 1883-1960 # 55359783.

In 1910 Albertus Brandt of Kanorado filed for land in 21, 7S 43W, witnesses N.G. B. Zollinger, Alfred Wallet, Fred Wallet, and Jake ILove.
He's a public school teacher in 1910 Kit Carson County, 32, born in Michigan, living alone.

One tree said Elizabeth Matilda Turkleson born February 1, 1876 in Doniphan County, Kansas to Christian O. Turkleson and Rachel Dobkins, died Sept 10, 1975 in Lake County, Illinois.
"C. O. TURKLESON), farmer, P. O. East Norway (Moray) , Doniphian County was born in Norway, November 18, 1832. His father, Osul Tuckleson, was born in Norway, Europe, 1804 and died in Wisconsin, August, 1874. His occupation was farming. His mother, Asur Christenson, was born in Norway in 1801, and died in Norway in 1850. The subject of this sketch was married in Doniphan County, this State, March 22, 1869. His wife, Rachel D. Speak, was born in Virginia, 1847, and was the daughter of Joseph Speak. He began life as a farmer. He was educated in Norway. They have seven children - Leah A., Mary C., Oscar J., Elizabeth M., Esther, Clarence R., and John. Mr. T. came to this country in 1850, and settled in this county in 1859. He is a member of the Lutheran Church, and votes the Republican ticket."
1904 " Miss Elizabeth Turkleson, of Moray, made the best grade in the examination for the St. Joseph teachers."
"Kansas is pre-eminently an agricultural state and its rich products furnish an important part of the food supply of the country. Agriculture is the most ancient as well as one of the most honorable vocations to which man can direct his energies, and in the majority of cases where men have become prominent in other walks of life, it is found that their early years were spent upon the farm.
Mr. Turkleson, of this review, is one who is successfully engaged in agricultural pursuits, in Wolf River township, Doniphan county, and by his well directed efforts he has become the possessor of a very valuable property. He pre-empted a claim here in 1857, on section 21, township 3, range 20, and since that time he has devoted his energies to the tilling of the soil, meeting with a very creditable success.
As his name indicates, Mr. Turkleson is a native of Norway, his birth having occurred near Christiansand in the southern section of the Scandinavian peninsula, November 18, 1832. His father, Osul Turkleson, came with his family to the United States in 1850, locating in Buchanan county, Missouri, but in 1852 went to Wisconsin, his death occurring in Manitowoc, that state, in 1874, at the age of seventy years. His wife was Isgar Christiansen, and her death occurred in Norway.
Their children were as follows: Turkle, deceased; Christian O.; Syvert, deceased; and Martha, who became the wife of S. Halverson, but both she and her husband died in Wisconsin. Mr. Turkleson, of this review, came to Kansas from Buchanan county, Missouri.
His residence in that state did not identify him with, or awaken his sympathies for, the evils of the time leading up to the civil war; and when the strife between the north and the south was inaugurated he chose the side of the Union and enlisted in the Federal army, becoming a member of the Thirteenth Kansas Infantry, under the command of Colonel Tom Bowen.
He was mustered in at Atchison and mustered out at Leavenworth. His service was on the border and he was engaged in only two battles that are mentioned in history, Cain Hill and Prairie Grove; but was in many smaller conflicts with bands of the enemy, and these frequently required as great bravery and daring as was demanded from those who took part in the larger engagements of the war. He was at the front for almost three years and then received an honorable discharge.
Mr. Turkleson was reared on a farm and throughout his entire life has been connected with agricultural pursuits. He has devoted his energies so untiringly to the work of the field that he has gained the confidence and respect of his fellow men, and at the same time has won a high degree of prosperity. As his financial resources increased he has added to his property from time to time until he now has 426 acres of valuable land under a high state of cultivation and supplied with all the modern improvements and accessories of the model farm. His life has been characterized by unremitting industry and in that respect his example is certainly well worthy of emulation.
Mr. Turkleson was united in marriage to Miss Rachel D. Speak, and their children are Lea, the wife of John Hobbs, Doniphan county; Mary C., Oscar; Elizabeth, a graduate of the Kansas State Normal, and now one of the successful teachers in Doniphan county; Esther; Clarence R., who is now in the senior year in the Kansas State Normal; and John.
Mr. Turkleson is recognized as one of the Republican leaders in this township and has been honored with a number of local offices. He served one term as county commissioner, retiring from office in 1888. He was associated on the board with Cyrus Leland and Peter Manville, and during their incumbency they procured a successful settlement of the memorable county-bond compromise proposition.
Mr. Turkleson has been three times elected township treasurer, and his services as a member of the school board covers a period of twenty years. His fidelity to duty is most marked, and in these offices he has been ever faithful to the trust and confidence reposed in him.
His residence in Doniphan county covers a period of more than forty-two years, during which time he has witnessed almost its entire development and has seen its wild lands transformed into beautiful homes and farms, and in commercial, industrial, educational and material lines the work of progress which has been carried forward.
All measures for the advancement and good of the community have received his endorsement, and among the honored benefactors of the county he well deserves mention. "

1914 Seventh Day Adventist "Brother Albertus Brandt, of Moorcroft, Wyo., sends a nice offering for missions. In his letter he states that Sister Brandt has just closed a seven months term of school , and would like to secure the services of some Adventist girl or woman who will help in the home and in caring for two small children while Sister Brandt is at the school."

In 1920 Crook County, Wyoming, Albertus Brandt is 41, Michigan, Elizabeth M. 43, Kansas, with Christobel 8, Vinton R. 6, and Gordon F. 6, all three born in Wyoming.
All five are still Crook County in 1930.

Albertus Brandt 1878-1966 # 150320020 and Elizabeth 1876-1975 are buried in Lake County,.
1974 Seventh-Day Adventist

October 1975 "Mrs. Elizabeth Brandt, 99, Zion, Illinois, formerly of Doniphan county, died recently. She was are a son, Vinton Brandt, Waukegan Illinois , and one daughter, Chrystabel, of the..."

Christobel Brandt 1911-1998 is buried in Lake County, Illinois, per # 1503200045.
Gordon is married in 1940 Laramie, Wyoming, 26, married to Lillian 31, and they have Russell1.

Vinton Brandt (Antoinette) is in Waukegan Illinois in 1960 , a natrapath, living at 1521 S. Jackson.
April 1989 "Vinton R. Brandt, Waukegan; Arr. by Marsh Funeral Home, Waukegan. . "
Moreland G. Fandrei died in 2015 "sister Antoinette (Vinton) Brandt preceded him in death."

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