Ancestors Brookhiser

Fourth Generation

8. William John BROOKHISER (Johann Jacob Wilhelm) [image] was born on 27 Jul 1859 in Dausenau, Nassau, Germany. He died on 6 Dec 1946 in Mercy Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa from Bronchial Pneumonia, Urinary Sepsis and was buried on 8 Dec 1946 in Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery, Des Moines Co, Iowa. William married Wilhelmina Philippina Henriette DIETZ on 11 Sep 1883 in Burlington, Des Moines Co, Iowa. William immigrated in Feb 1866 to Nassau to New York. [Parents]

Williams marriage certificate shows his surname as Brookhyser.
Information obtained from a Deb Bowen who did some research in the Des Moines County, Iowa Courthouse in October & Nov of 2005

In 1910 census this family is listed as living on Fort Madison Rd which is very close to or on the border of Lee County.

William John Brookhiser Sr. 887, 1106 N. 8th St., died in Mercy Hospital Friday after an extended illiness.
He was born in Germany July 27, 1859, the son of Frank and Catherine Brookhiser and came to this country 81 years ago. He had lived in Burlington for the past three years making his home with his daughter, Mrs. Lorenz Vahle. He was of the Lutheran faith. September 11, 1883 in Burlington he married Wilhemenia Dietz.
Five children survive Frank A, Marion, William Jr., Wever, Mrs. Fred Hartman, Burlington; Mrs. Grover Wilson, Morning Sun; Mrs. Lorenz Vahle, Burlington 24 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
The body is at Prugh's chapel pending funeral arrangements
Found Hawk-Eye Gazette, Burlington, Ia. Fri Dec 6, 1946 page 2, microfilm at the Burlington Public Library, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa USA.

9. Wilhelmina Philippina Henriette DIETZ [image] was born on 9 Jul 1864 in Nassau. She died on 25 Jan 1945 in Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa and was buried on 28 Jan 1945 in Burlington Memorial, Des Moines Co, Iowa. [Parents]

Mrs. W. Brookhiser
Mrs. Wilhelmina Henietta Brookhiser 1106 N. 8th St. died at 6 p.m. Thrusday after an extended illness. She was born in Nassau, Germany July 9, 1864 the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Dietz. She came to this country 63 years ago and had been a resident of Des Moines county since that time.
She was united in marriage to William Brookhiser on Sept 11, 1883. She was of the Lutheran Faith.
Surviving are her husband; 6 children, Frank A. Brookhiser of Cedar Rapids; William Brookhiser, Jr. of Wever; Mrs. Fred Hartman, Mrs. William Wilson, and Mrs. Florence Vahle of Burlington, Mrs. Grover Wilson of Yarmouth; 24 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-greatgrandchild. Three children are dead.
Funeral services will be held in Prugh's chapel Sunday at 3:30 p.m. Dr. R.R. Belter will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Found Burlington, Iowa, Hawk - Eye Gazette, Fri. Jan 26, 1945, page 2.


10. William MILLIMAN was born in Feb 1875 in , , Ny. He died about 1937 in , , Ia. William married Elizabeth Elma BEABER about 1896. [Parents]

11. Elizabeth Elma BEABER was born on 6 Feb 1877 in , , Ia. She died on 19 Jul 1965 in New London, Henry, Ia and was buried in Mt. Pleasant, Henry, Ia, Forest Home Cem.. [Parents]


12. Albert HACKER [Parents]

13. Emma FILDI


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