Monday, December 16, 2013

The Zander brothers in Milwaukee

I just love it when I find new information about our ancestors. Recently I was able to explore some early Wisconsin newspapers and confirmed what I long suspected. All the sons, except James Jr., passed through the city of Milwaukee.

In addition to confirming my suspicions, I was able to establish that they were probably all in Milwaukee at the same time. When the first brothers arrived in 1836, Milwaukee was truly a pioneer outpost — Wisconsin did not become a state until 1848.

Please read the tab “Brothers in Milwaukee” to learn more. Also check out the updated obituary for Jeremiah under the “Their Children” tab.

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