John Joosten

John Joosten

Male 1861 - 1936  (75 years)

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  • Name John Joosten 
    Born 29 Mar 1861  Little Chute, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 29 Mar 1861  St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1848 Ship Descendant of an Immigrant on America 
    Died 15 Jul 1936  Rudolph, Wood Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried All Souls Cemetery, Rudolph, Wood Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • SOURCE: HISTORY OF WOOD COUNTY (PG 703-704) John Joosten, president of the Farmer & Merchants Bank at Rudolph, was born March 29, 1861, at Little Chute, Outagamie County, Wisconsin, son of Walter and Minnie (Ebben) Joosten. The parents were natives of Holland, the mother coming to America in 1848, and the father in 1850. They were married at Little Chute and afterwards settled on a farm near there, being among the early settlers in that region. The father helped to grade the streets of New London when that city was first laid out, and was a respected citizen and farmer in Outagamie County for many years; he retired at the age of seventy years and lived in Little Chute until his death January 7, 1917; the mother still makes home there with her daughter, Mrs. John Evers. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Joosten were the parents of twelve children: ARNOLD, MARY, JOHN, ANNA, DELIA, MARTIN, FRANCIS, WALTER, ARNOLD, CHRISTINA, MARY AND CHRIST. Of these, Arnold, John, Christina, and The first child to be named Mary are now deceased. Anna is now Mrs, Peter Maes, of California; Delia, is Mrs. Arnold Maes, and lives at Marion, Wis., Francis is the wife of John Evers, of Little Chute, Wis.; Walter lives at Winegar, Wis.; Arnold is living at Little Chute; Mary is Mrs. Brooks, of Appleton, Wis; Christ is also of Little Chute. John Joosten receives is education at Little Chute and in the High School at Appleton, Wis.; graduating from the later in 1882, he went to Jamestown, N. D. and spent two years there as time keeper in a brick yard operated by Anton Klaus. In 1885 he went to Holt County, Nebraska, and was engaged in farming there for five years, after which he purchased 320 acres of land near the Niobrara River in Sheridan County, Neb.; and made his home there until 1898, raising Herford and Poll-Angus beef cattle. In 1898 he sold his interests there and came to Wood County, where he purchased from Louis Yanoise the former Charles Philleotreau Farm, consisting of 176 acres in sections 4 & 5, of Rudolph Township, to which he later added 10 acres. On this property he erected a fine set of buildings and improved the entire farm, operating the whole tract until 1921, when he sold 95 acres to his son Martin. He is still operating the balance, carrying on mixed farming and dairying; he has a splendid herd of Holsteins with a pure-bred sire at the head, and has been highly successful as a farmer. Mr. Joosten took a prominent part in organizing the Farmers & Merchants Bank at Rudolph, an was elected president at the time it opened, in which capacity he is still acting. He is also president of the Rudolph Central Co-operative Cheese Factory, and has been adjustor for the Rudolph, Seneca and Sigel Insurance Co. for the past 10 years. March 7, 1885 at Atkinson Neb., he married Rosie Vandenberg, who was born in Holland Township, Brown Co. Wis., January 18, 1862, daughter of John and Mary (Verhaden) Vandenberg; Mrs. Joosten mother, now a widow, is living Rushfield Neb. Mr. and Mrs. Joosten are the parents of ten children: WALTER, ALBERT, MARTIN, LEWIS, ANNA, CHRIST, MINNIE, DELIA, MARY and WILLIAM. Walter, born January 1, 1886, married Minnie Stelzer, and is now farming in Carson Township, Portage Co.; he has four children, EDWARD, LAWRENCE, MARGARET and LEO. Albert born October 28, 1888, lives at home. Martin, born October 26, 1890, is farming in Rudolph Township; he married Anna Stelzer and has three children, DOROTHY, DONALD and RAYMOND. Lewis was born January 6, 1893; after graduating from the Wood Co. Normal School, he taught school until 1918, when he was appointed cashier of the Farmers & Merchant Bank of Rudolph, and is still acting in that capacity; he married Eulalia Markee on August 10, 1916, and has three children, JANET, born June 5, 1917, BERYL, born March 12, 1919, and GLORIA, born January 10, 1922. Anna, born to Mr. and Mrs. John Joosten September 28, 1895, is now Mrs. Anton Johnson, of Portage Co. Wis.; and has four children, HARRY, MILDRED, EARL and MARIE. Christ, born August 23, 1896, is now farming in Portage Co. Wis.; he married Elizabeth Hartjes, and has three children, ANNETA, SYLVESTER and NORMAN. Minnie, born October 28, 1898 is now employed in a store in Rudolph village. Delia, born March 2, 1900, married Frank Brey and resides in Milladore Township; Mary, born July 1, 1902 and William, born July 16, 1904, are living at home. The family are members of the Catholic Church. Mr. Joosten is a very prominent figure in the community, both socially and as a man of affairs. He was very active in war work during the recent conflict, and throughout all his residence here has supported everything for the betterment and benefit of Wood County.
    Person ID I12888  Little Chute Historical Socitery F
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2015 

    Father Ancestors Walterus Joosten,   b. 20 Mar 1828, 's-Hertogenbosch, Noord Brabant, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Jan 1914, Little Chute, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Wilhelmina Hendrina Ebben,   b. 27 Dec 1838, Beugen en Rijkevoort, Noord Brabant, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 May 1927, Little Chute, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1856  St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3061  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Rosalie Marian Vandenberg,   b. 09 Jan 1862, Hollandtown, Brown Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1943, Rudolph, Wood Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 03 Mar 1885  Atkinson, Holt Co, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Walter Joosten,   b. 01 Jan 1886, Ewing, Holt Co, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Feb 1975, Junction City, Portage Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Married: 1x2. Albert M Joosten,   b. 28 Oct 1888, Rushville, Sheridan Co, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1972, Rudolph, Wood Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +3. Martin Wiliam Joosten,   b. 26 Oct 1890, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1974, Rudolph, Wood Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +4. Louis A Joosten,   b. 06 Jan 1893, Rushville, Sheridan Co, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1971, Amery, Polk Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +5. Anna Rose Joosten,   b. 28 Sep 1895, Rushville, Sheridan Co, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1992, Port Edwards, Wood Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
    +6. Christian Joosten,   b. 23 Aug 1896, Rushville, Sheridan Co, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1978, Wisconsin Rapids, Wood Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     7. Minnie Joosten,   b. 28 Oct 1898, Rudolph, Wood Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1967, Wisconsin Rapids, Wood Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +8. Delia Joosten,   b. 02 Mar 1901, Rudolph, Wood Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1999, Clark County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    Married: 1x9. Mary Joosten,   b. 01 Jul 1902,   d. 21 Jul 1985, Port Edwards, Wood Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     10. William Joosten,   b. 16 Jul 1905,   d. 18 Oct 1993, Rudolph, Wood Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Family ID F4252  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Mar 1861 - Little Chute, Outagamie, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 29 Mar 1861 - St John Nepomucene Church, Little Chute, Outagamie, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 03 Mar 1885 - Atkinson, Holt Co, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jul 1936 - Rudolph, Wood Co, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - All Souls Cemetery, Rudolph, Wood Co, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
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