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George Bastian was born April 16, 1820, in Alsace-Lorraine, France, and died May 17, 1892, in South Byron, Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI, at age 72. Buried in Saint John Catholic Cemetery, Byron, Fond du Lac Co., WI.

Margaretha "Margaret" Scheidel was born December, 1824, in the town of Grittvil, Alsace-Lorraine, France, and died February 23, 1895, in South Byron, Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI, at age 70. Buried in Saint John Catholic Cemetery, Byron, Fond du Lac Co., WI. She is the daughter of Michael M. Scheidel, Sr. of Croettwiller, Bas-Rhin, Lorraine, France, and Catharina "Ann?" Gunter of Alsace-Lorraine, France.

George Bastian and Margaretha "Margaret" Scheidel were married July 19, 1848, in Rockaway Twp., Morris Co., NJ.

George Bastian and Margaretha "Margaret" (Scheidel) Bastian had at least eight children:

  1. Louisa F. "Louise" Bastian: Born January 20, 1849, in Rockaway Twp., Morris Co., NJ; Died October 28, 1924, in Section, Jackson Co., AL (age 75). Buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Oakfield, Fond du Lac Co., WI. Married July 11, 1895, in Fond du Lac Co., WI, to Charles E. "Charley" McLean: Born January 20, 1847, in Lockport, Niagara Co., NY; Died 1917 in Oakfield Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI (about age 70). Buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Oakfield, Fond du Lac Co., WI. No children born to this marriage. Louisa is said to have been a dwarf. Louisa could not read or write.
  2. Mary G. Bastian: Born June 8, 1850, in Rockaway Twp., Morris Co., NJ; Died February 18, 1897, in Waupun, Fond du Lac Co., WI (age 46). Buried in Avoca Cemetery, Oakfield, Fond du Lac Co., WI. Married February 24, 1874, in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac Co., WI, to Davis G. Hood: Born January 1, 1847, in Donegal, County Donagal, Ireland; Died April 7, 1917, in Waupun, Fond du Lac Co., WI (age 70). Buried in Avoca Cemetery, Oakfield, Fond du Lac Co., WI.
  3. Margaret Bastian: Born November 10, 1852, in Rockaway Twp., Morris Co., NJ; Died March 18, 1872, in Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI (age 19). Buried in Byron Cemetery, Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI. Never married.
  4. Elizabeth "Libby" Bastian: Born June 20, 1853, in Rockaway Twp., Morris Co., NJ; Died October 2, 1919, in Evanston, Cook Co., IL (age 66). Married (1) December 7, 1871, in Fond du Lac Co., WI, to Leonard L. Bannister: Born January 17, 1848, in Byron, Fond du Lac Co., WI; Died September 6, 1923, in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN (age 47). Divorced. Married (2) May 17, 1894, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI, to James S. Sullivan: Born in Auburn, NY; Died before 1900 in Unknown. His parents are James Sullivan and Catherine Doogan.
  5. George Bastian Jr.: Born July 19, 1855, in Havanna Gen, Chemung Co., NY; Died July 1, 1931, in Lomira, Dodge Co., WI (age 75). Buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Lomira, Dodge Co., WI. Married to Mary Hartzheim: Born March, 1862 in Wisconsin; Died 1945 in Unknown (about age 83). Buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Lomira, Dodge Co., WI.
  6. Katheryn "Katie" Bastian: Born September 9, 1857, in Dodge Co., WI; Died June 14, 1930, in Hot Springs, Fall River Co., SD (age 72). Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Hot Springs, Fall River Co., SD. Married (1) about 1878 in Wisconsin to James J. Grace: Born June 15, 1851, in New York; Died September 26, 1928, at his home, Oshkosh, WI. Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh, Winnebago Co., WI. Divorced before 1893 in Wisconsin. He then married about 1893 in Wisconsin to Bridget E. Doyle (born December 23, 1854, in Kaukauna, WI; Died July 9, 1940, in Kimberly, WI, at age 86, Buried in St. Peter's Cemetery, Oshkosh, WI). Married (2) before 1900 in South Dakota to Dennison H. "Daniel" Cheney: Born May, 1846, in Merton Twp., Waukesha Co., WI, to Vermont-born parents; Died Unknown. He was a Hotel Keeper (Cheney Hotel) in Harrisburg, La Valley Twp., Lincoln Co., SD, in 1900, and again in 1905. In 1910 he was a Farmer in Rexin Twp., Kidder Co., ND. Katie was a married Laborer, in her second marriage, and with all 4 of the children born to her still alive, and is living in Hot Springs, Fall River Co., SD. Kate Cheney was a widow living in Greybull, Big Horn Co., WY, in 1920. In 1925, Kitty Grace (age 67) born in Wisconsin is listed as a widow Methodist living in South Dakota.
  7. Emma "Em" Bastian: Born November 10, 1861, in Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI; Died December 15, 1924, in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac Co., WI (age 55). Buried in Calvary Cemetery, Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac Co., WI. Married January 7, 1892, in Byron Twp., Fond Du Lac Co., WI, to H. John Corcoran: Born May, 1855, in Wisconsin; Died 1924 in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac Co., WI (about age 65). Buried in Calvary Cemetery, Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac Co., WI.
  8. Johannah "Hannah" Bastian: Born June 20, 1865, in Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI; Died May 21, 1945, in Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI (age 79). Buried in Saint John Catholic Cemetery, Byron, Fond du Lac Co., WI. Married November 24, 1887, in Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI, to George Schwartz: Born September, 1861, in New York; Died August 11, 1928, in Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI (age 66). Buried in Saint John Catholic Cemetery, Byron, Fond du Lac Co., WI.

George Bastian set up a trust estate fund, effective upon his death, in the amount of $1,000 for the lifetime of his daughter, Louisa Bastian, which became funded when he died in 1892. Louisa Bastian is said to have been a dwarf, and could not read or write.




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George Bastian is buried in Saint Johns Catholic Cemetery, Byron, Fond du Lac Co., WI. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


George Bastian was born April 16, 1820, in Alsace-Lorraine, France.

Margaretha "Margaret" Scheidel was born December, 1824, in the town of Grittvil, Alsace-Lorraine, France.

George Bastian and Margaretha "Margaret" Scheidel were married July 19, 1848, in Rockaway Twp., Morris Co., NJ.


   

George Bastian and Margaretha "Margaret" Scheidel Marriage Records.

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George Bastian settled in Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI, in 1856.

Arrival Date: January 5, 1858: Michael Scheidel Sr. family Immigration Passenger List showed the following family members:

  1. Scheidel, Michel (age 62) France
  2. Scheidel, Marguerithe (age 58) France
  3. Scheidel, Madeleine (age 16) France
  4. Scheidel, Adam (age 14) France
  5. Scheidel, Elisabeth (age 12) France

The 1860 U. S. Census taken on June 25 1860, shows George Bastian (age 40) born in France, and with real estate of $800 and personal estate of $200 is a Farmer, and is living in Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI. Living with him are: Margaret Bastian (age 36) born in France; Louisa Bastian (age 11) born in New Jersey; Mary Bastian (age 9) born in New Jersey; Margret Bastian (age 8) born in New Jersey; Elizabeth Bastian (age 6) born in New York; George Bastian (age 5) born in New York; and Katy Bastian (age 3) born in Wisconsin.

The 1870 U. S. Census taken on June 8, 1870, shows George Bastien (age 50) born in Alsace, France, and with real estate of $2,800 and property of $500 is a Farmer, and is living in Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI. Living with him are: Margaret Bastien (age 46) born in France who is Keeping House; Louisa Bastien (age 21) born in New Jersey; Mary Bastien (age 19) born in New Jersey; Margaret Bastien (age 18) born in New Jersey; Libby Bastien (age 16) born in New Jersey; George Bastien (age 14) born in New York, a Laborer; Katey Bastien (age 12) born in Wisconsin; Emma Bastien (age 8) born in Wisconsin; and Johanna Bastien (age 3) born in Wisconsin. Mary Bastian (age 19) born in New York, is also shown as a Keeping House in the Alfred Bliss household nearby.

In the 1880 U. S. Census taken on June 16, 1880, shows George Bastian (age 60) born in Alsace to Alsace-born parents, is a married Farmer, and is living in Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI. Living with him are: his wife, Margaret Bastian (age 56) born in Alsace to Alsace-born parents, who is Keeping House; his unmarried daughter, Louisa Bastian (age 30) born in New Jersey to Alsace-born parents; his unmarried son, George Bastian (age 24) born in New York to Alsace-born parents, a Farmer; his unmarried daughter, Emma Bastian (age 18) born in Wisconsin to Alsace-born parents; his unmarried daughter, Hannah Bastian (age 13) born in Wisconsin to Alsace-born parents; and his grandson, George Banister (age 4) born in Wisconsin to Alsace-born parents.

The 1885 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 20, 1885, shows George Bastian is the Head of Household, and is living in Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI. Living in the household: A total of 3 Males, 3 Females. Of these, 4 born in the United States, and 2 born in Germany.

Charles E. "Charley" McLean and Louisa F. "Louise" Bastian were married July 11, 1895, in Fond du Lac Co., WI.

George Bastian died May 17, 1892, in Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI, at age 72. Buried in Saint Johns Catholic Cemetery, Byron, Fond du Lac Co., WI.

Margaretha "Margaret" (Scheidel) Bastian died February 27, 1895, in Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI, at age 70.

In the 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 21, 1900, shows Charles E. McLean (age 53) born January, 1847, in New York to Scottish and English-born parents, is a married Farmer, and who owns his farm free of a mortgage, and is living in Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI. Living with him is his childless wife of 5 years, Louisa McLean (age 51) born January, 1849, in New Jersey to German-born parents, who does Housekeeping.

The 1905 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 1, 1905, shows Chas C. Mclean (age 53) born in New York to Scottish and English-born parents, is a married Farmer, and is living in Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Louisa F. McLean (age 56) born in New York to German-born parents, and who owns her farm free of a mortgage.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on May 2, 1910, shows Charley E. McLean (age 63) born in New York to Irish and English-born parents, and in his first marriage, is a married Farmer, and who owns his house free of a mortgage, and is living in Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI. Living with him is his childless wife of 14 years, Louisa McLean (age 59) born in New Jersey to German-born parents, and in her first marriage.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on February 6, 1920, shows Maritta Mulhollen (age 60) born in Wisconsin to Massachusetts and New York-born parents, is a Widowed Head of Household, and who owns her own home free of a mortgage, and is living in the Village of South Byron, Byron Twp., Fond du Lac Co., WI. Living with her is a widowed Boarder, Louise McLean (age 74) born in New York to Unknown-born parents.