Johann Friedrich Heinrich Christian "Henry" HARTIG, 1844-1922
Shepard, cooper, laborer, stationary engineer, tinner, watchman
Charles Hartig's father

 Father Heinrich Carl Christopher "Christoph" HARTIG, 1805-1864
 Mother Sophia Maria Louisa KYPCKE Hartig, 1808-1866
       Sister Louisa Sophia Johanna Henrica HARTIG Oldenburg, 1832-
       Brother Johann Joachim Carl David Friedrich HARTIG, 1834-
       Sister Maria Sophia Friederica HARTIG, 1840-
       Johann Friedrich Heinrich Christian "Henry" HARTIG, 1844-1922

 Wife Dorothea Sophie Marie "Sophie" BURMEISTER Hartig, 1851-1922
      The couple had twelve children, including:
       Daughter Alwina HARTIG, 1874-
       Son Charles W "Carl" HARTIG, 1876-1975
       Son Otto Wilhelm Heinrich HARTIG, 1878-1959
       Son Hermann HARTIG, 1880-1880
       Son Franz Theodor Wilhelm "Frank" HARTIG, 1881-1941
       Son Heinrich August Wilhelm "Henry" HARTIG, 1883-1935
       Stillborn son, 1885
       Daughter Anna "Annie" HARTIG Sirge, 1887-
       Son Edward HARTIG, 1889-
       Daughter Tillie HARTIG Krahn, 1896-

Time Line

9 November 1844 - Born at Rampe, Kreis Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Schwerin

16 November 1844 - Baptized at Zittow, Kreis Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Schwerin. Godparents were Johann Stademann, Knecht from Rampe, Friedrich Eberlin, Knecht from Rampe, Hinrich Lunsdorf, Knecht from Rampe and Christine Schmeel, maid from Rampe

28 September 1847, age 2 - Grandmother Sophia Dorothea SCHRöDER Kypcke, age 78, died at Rampe of Altersschwäche (debility of old age)

17 April 1850, age 5 - Confirmed at Zittow

27 October 1854, age 9 - Sister Louisa Sophia Johanna Henrica HARTIG, age 22, married Johann Joachim Friedrich OLDENBURG, age 27, there

30 October 1864, age 19 - Father Heinrich Carl Christopher "Christoph" HARTIG, age 59, died at Schwerin, Kreis Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Schwerin of Brustwassersucht (asthma)

23 December 1866, age 22 - Mother Sophia Maria Louisa KYPCKE Hartig, age 58, died at Rampe of Brustwassersucht (asthma)

1867, age 22 - Occupation listed as Hofgänger (casual estate laborer)

3 December 1867, age 23 - Recorded in the Mecklenburg-Schwerin census at Rampe. He was living with the family of his older sister, Louise Oldenburg.

1871, age 26 - Occupation listed as Schäfer (shepherd)

27 September 1871, age 26 - Emigrated at Hamburg, Germany. He sailed on the S. S. Hammonia II with friend August Nagel.

12 October 1871, age 26 - Immigrated at New York, New York

As of November 1871 until 1922 - Resided at Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

24 November 1872, age 28 - Married Dorothea Sophie Marie "Sophie" BURMEISTER, age 21, there. Attendants were Fritz Ehlers and August Nagel. Wedding was a religious ceremony by J Bading of Milwaukee. August Nagel was a friend of the groom who emigrated with him In October, 1871. The couple had twelve children.

30 December 1874, age 30 - Daughter Alwina HARTIG born at Buffum St, 13th ward there

25 June 1876, age 31 - Son Charles W "Carl" HARTIG born at 990 Booth St, 13th Ward there

As of sometime before 1878 until 1922 - Resided at 990 Booth St there

21 June 1878, age 33 - Son Otto Wilhelm Heinrich HARTIG born at 13th ward there

Sometime before 1880 - Daughter Alwina HARTIG died

1880, age 35 - Recorded in the United States Census at Milwaukee

25 March 1880, age 35 - Son Hermann HARTIG born there

18 December 1880, age 36 - Son Hermann HARTIG died at 990 Booth St there of scarlet fever

13 September 1881, age 36 - Son Franz Theodor Wilhelm "Frank" HARTIG born at 13th ward there

12 April 1883, age 38 - Son Heinrich August Wilhelm "Henry" HARTIG born there

21 January 1885, age 40 - Son stillborn there

29 April 1887, age 42 - Daughter Anna "Annie" HARTIG Sirge born there

23 December 1889, age 45 - Son Edward HARTIG born there

6 April 1896, age 51 - Declaration of Intention at Dane County, Wisconsin

20 July 1896, age 51 - Daughter Tillie HARTIG Krahn born at 990 Booth St, Milwaukee

Sometime before 1900 - Mother-in-law Friederica Caroline Dorothea GOSSELK Burmeister died ; Brother-in-law Johann Joachim Friedrich OLDENBURG died

1 June 1900, age 55 - Recorded in the United States Census at Milwaukee

28 July 1900, age 55 - Son Charles W "Carl" HARTIG, age 24, married Alma Dorothea Christina ROHLOFF, age 17, at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church there

14 November 1900, age 56 - Son Otto Wilhelm Heinrich HARTIG, age 22, married Etta MERTENS, age 22, there

12 September 1901, age 56 - Grandson Ervin Andrew HARTIG born at 990 Booth St there

25 November 1902, age 58 - Granddaughter Viola Louisa Hermine Sophia HARTIG Benz born at 255 Booth St there

14 August 1904, age 59 - Granddaughter Lydia Olga Anna Alma HARTIG born there

20 August 1904, age 59 - Son Franz Theodor Wilhelm "Frank" HARTIG, age 22, married Emma M KUSSMANN, age 21, there

19 December 1904, age 60 - Grandson Henry M HARTIG born at Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

1905, age 60 - Occupation listed as night watchman

1 June 1905, age 60 - Recorded in the Wisconsin census at Milwaukee

30 June 1906, age 61 - Naturalized at Circuit Court there. Witnesses were A J Salber and Emil Schols. He and John Gley were naturalized the same day.

18 August 1906, age 61 - Father-in-law David Jochim Christopher BURMEISTER, age 81, died at Wilhelmstraße 32, Wismar, Mecklenburg-Schwerin

25 April 1909, age 64 - Granddaughter Irmgard Bertha Theresa Julehen HARTIG Zastrow born at 44 Chambers St, Milwaukee

15 April 1910, age 65 - Recorded in the United States Census there

About 1912, age 67 - Became blind

2 June 1915, age 70 - Grandson Raymond Carl Rudolf Wilhelm HARTIG born at Milwaukee

2 January 1920, age 75 - Recorded in the United States Census there

28 August 1920, age 75 - Granddaughter Viola Louisa Hermine Sophia HARTIG, age 17, married Eduard Georg Ferdinand "Eddie" BENZ, age 33, there

28 June 1922, age 77 - Wife Dorothea Sophie Marie "Sophie" BURMEISTER Hartig, age 71, died at 990 Booth St there of carcinoma of the stomach and senile debility

4 December 1922, age 78 - Died at 990 Booth St there at 1:30 PM of suicide by hanging

Buried at Evergreen Cemetery there