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Joseph and Francesca (Sturbaum) Winkamp, Fleming
 



Josep Winkamp, age 26, arrived in New Orleans Nov 8, 1855 on the Eberhard from Bremen.

Joseph Winkamp married Mrs. Fraceska Daum in Adams County, Illinois on February 22, 1859.
Anna M. Sturbaum is with them, born about 1797 in Germany. She's buried in Dodge County , # 100635595, aged 91 years dying October 29, 18888.
Gerhard Sturbaum, a farmer from Muenster, age 59, Anna 50, and Franciska 16 arrived in New Orleans November 8, 1851from Bremen
One tree said that Francesca's father Anton died in 1859 on a voyage to the U.S.....
In 1860 Adams County, Illinois, Joseph Winkamp is 30, Frances 24, Mary 3, Anndie six months, and Mary Storbaum 62.

In 1870 Adams County, Joseph is working in a brickyard, 39, Frances 34, Elizabeth 13, Anna 10, Louisa 5, and Cristina four months.

Joseph proved up 80 acres in Dodge County, Nebraska in 1876.

Joseph timber-claimed a quarter in 5, 8N 49W, Logan County, Colorado in 1895.

In 1900 Dodge County, Nebraska, Joseph is a day laborer, born Nov 1828, married 42 years to Francia March 1836, both born in Germany. She's had ten kids, four living. Agles is with them, born Nov 1877 in Nebraska,

In 1910 Dodge County, Joseph and Franciska are alone.

Joseph 1828-1915 is buried in Dodge County, Nebraska, # 100636026.


The portals of death are opened again and through their gaping entrance has passed one of the oldest, best beloved and highly esteemed of our citizens, Joseph T Winkamp For the past year he has vainly wrestled with the dropsy, but on Tuesday at 5:40 a.m., he succumed to the violence of the malady. Even in his last moments he displayed that virtuous patience so characteristic in his life.

He was born in Westphalia, Germany, November 21, 1828 and was 86 years and 4 months old at the time of his death. He came to America in 1851, settling in Quincy, Ill., where he was married to Miss Frances Sturbaum in 1857. They have traveled life's path together in union and love for 58 years. On February 22, 1907 they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. Ten children were born to them, six of whom have preceded the father to that life beyond the tomb. The aged wife and four children, namely: Mrs Chas. Cain, of Wyoming; Mrs Fred Mower, of Omaha; Mrs Frank Heimann, of Monterey, and Mrs Herman Theissen, are left to mourn the loss of a devoted husband and father.

They moved to Nebraska in 1869, locating on a homestead 3 1/2 miles from the present site of Snyder. But at that time there was no town nearer than Fremont. Mr Winkamp's courage in surmounting obstacles is here clearly shown. When our country was convalescent from the horrors of war, and men of weaker natures failed, he strove and conquered.

Having acquired much of this world's goods he with his family retired to Snyder in 1889, where they have since resided till death called this good man to his heavenly reward. Truly he was a noble example of sincerity, honesty and christian piety. He was a constant and lifelong member of the Catholic church and remained faithful to its every teaching to the very last. No sacrifices for his faith were too great for him to make, and few can recall a Sunday that he was not in his accustomed place at divine service, his last effort being attendance the Sunday before his death.

Funeral services were conducted from St. Leo's Catholic church, this Friday morning at 10 o'clock, Rev Fr Schaap being celebrant of the Solemn High Mass of Requiem. He was assisted by Rev. Fr. Roth as deacon, Fr. Schoof as sub-deacon and Fr Cappius master of ceremonies. An eloquent sermon, paying tribute to the dead, was delivered by Fr. Roth, of Aloys.



One tree said Agnes Theisen, born about 1878 in Nebraska, is in Dodge County in 1920, widowed, with son Joseph 14, Lawrence 10, Lousia 11, and Edward 2.

Anna Winkamp married Charles G. Cain and died in Helena Montana.



In 1894 Helena, Montana, Charles G. Cain was a juror in the trial of a train robber and murderer of a posse member.

In 1900 Helena, C.G. Cain born Nov 1855 in Maine, married 19 years to Anna Feb 1860 Illinois, with Edard Jan 1882 Oregon and Horace Feb 1887 Montana. She's had three kids, two living.

In 1910 Helena, Charles is a carpenter, 54, born in Maine, wtih Anna M. 50 Illinois. Edward C. is an electrician 28 born in Oregon, Horace W. a grocery clerk, 23 Montana, and Loretta A. 8 Montana.

In 1930 Helena all three of the kids are with Charles and Anna.

August 26, 1932

Charles G. Cain, 77, for 46 years an expert cabinetmaker, builder and designer of Helena, passed away yesterday morning at St. John's hospital after an illness of three weeks. The body is at the Opp and Conrad funeral home.

Of an early day Maine family, Mr. Cain was born Nov. IB, 1855, in Clinton, Maine. His grandparents, David and Dolly Cain, were among the first settlers of Clinton and the family is listed among pioneers of Maine. Mr. Cain remained at Clinton until he was a young man. He came west at 21, settling first at Reno, Nev. After working in the west and the Rocky Mountain region for 10 years, he moved to Helena in 1886 and established himself in business as a cabinetmaker and carpenter. His unusual skill at working with wood won him a wide reputation as an artisan and he was continually called upon to design store fixtures, cabinets and furniture. He branched into building and erected a number of beautiful residences. Mr. Cain was employed as foreman of the carpenters by the contractor who built the Broadwater hotel and lounge and served in a like capacity for several other well known contracting firms of the early days. He formed a partnership known as Ketchum and Cain about 30 years ago and maintained a cabinet making and milling shop on Park Avenue. Later he entered business for himself and founded the City Mill, located on Fuller avenue and later Mr. Cain was a member of the Woodmen of the World.

January 7, 1931 "The funeral of Horace W. Cain who died Monday evening at St. John's hospital, will · take place at 9 o'clock this morninj,- from the Cathedral of St. Helena. The rosary was said at Opp and Conrad's chapel, last evening at 7:30 o!clock. Interment will be at Resurrection."

January 1, 1953 " Anna M. Cain, 92, well-known Helena matron who resided in this city for the past 66 years, died late Wednesday afternoon in St John's hospital following an illness of about a year.
The rosary will be recited at 7:30 o'clock tomorrow night in St. Helena cathedral. Requiem mass will be celebrated in the cathedral at 9 o'clock Saturday morning and burial will be in Resurrection cemetery. The body is at the Herrmann and company funeral home.
Mrs. Cain was born Feb. 6, 1860, at Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Winkamp. As a child, she moved with her parents to Snyder, Neb. She later came west and was married to Charles G. Cain when she was 21 years old at Reno, Nev. They made their home for a time at The Dalles, Ore., and then came to Jefferson City in 1884. Two years later they moved to Helena where Mrs. Cain had resided ever since. Mr. Cain died many years ago and for 32 years, Mrs. Cain worked as a dressmaker in the family home at 810 Fifth. A devout member of the Catholic church, Mrs. Cain was active in the altar society of St. Helena cathedral.

Two sons also preceded Mrs. Cain in death. Survivors include a son, Edward C. Cain, and a daughter, Loretta Cain, both of Helena; a sister, Christina Heimann of West Point, Nebraska and numerous nieces and nephews. "

In 1967 Helena "Edward Cain and electricity arrived about the same time in Helena. The house had been built bv his father, Charles G. Cain, who Cain recalls "was one of the best carpenters in Helena. He was a sturdy man who built sturdy houses."

Helena, Montana - March 9, 1970

Edward C. Cain, 88, 810 6th, died this morning at St. John's Hospital where he had been a patient since Feb. 27. Cain was born Jan. 27, 1882 in The Dallas, Ore., later coming to Jefferson City with his parents where his father ran a general store. In 1887 they moved to Helena where his father ran a planing mill. He attended (schools in Helena and graduated from St. Aloysius High School. Cain was employed by the Helena Power and Light Co, the Helena Traction Co. and the Montana Power Co. He was a member of St. Helena Cathedral Parish.
Survivors include a sister, Lorretta Cain of Helena and numerous cousins. Rosary will be recited at 7 m. Tuesday at St. Helena Cathedral with funeral services Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral. Burial will be in the family plot in Resurrection Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Hill Manning, Fred Pfeiffer, Fred Averin, iTcd h. tjross, morion Durkce, and Daniel J. McGuuin.

Loretta Anna Cain died in Lewis and Clark County May 24, 1991, age 89.

This must be a cousin: Frances Anna Bartschmid was born Nov. 18, 1868 in Quincy, Illinois to Anthony and Anna Winkamp, and died in Marshall, Texas February 21, 1953, to be buried in St. Joseph Cemetery.
# 65956805 has her with Anthony Bartschmid 1859-1903.
Anton Winkamp 1835-1916 is buried in Falls County, Texas # 38732584.
Bernard S. "Wynkamph" and Anna E. Wilpers married in Adams County, Illinois July 12, 1864.

(Elizabeth Greger born Jan 18, 1871 to Antone Winkamp and Annie Wilpers, died in Falls County January 21, 1944.
She's buried in Falls County # 38732779.)


Louisa A. Winkamp married Frederick G. Mower, and they had Margaret Frances Seipel.
Fred, Louisa, and Margaret are in Omaha, Nebraska in 1900 and 1910.

Christina is married to Frank Heiman in 1900 Elkhorn, Nebraska. He's 33, Christina 30, Frncis is 9, Lizzie 8, Mary 5, John 4, and Anna 2.

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