1. Karl Gottlieb Ratsch (1) (photo) was born on 5 Sep 1848 in Deutschhammer, Kreis Trebnitz, Silesia, (now Czeszow, Poland). He emigrated in 1882 from Iron Ridge, Wisconsin. He died in 1937 in Lewiston, Mn.. He was buried in 1937 in Luthern Cemetary, Lewiston, Mn.. He resided Mayville, Wisconsin 1903 to 1906 in Dodge Co. Wisconsin. He resided Lewiston Mn. 1906 until his death in Winona Co., Mn. He came to America in 1882, settling in Iron Ridge, Wi, where he lived until 1903. He lived at Mayville, Wi. from 1903 to 1906, when he came to Lewiston, Mn. He died at his farm four miles northwest of Lewiston after a lingering illness.
He was married to Karoline Kinel on 12 Oct 1875.
Karoline Kinel was born on 15 Aug 1850 in Schlottau, Kreis Trebnitz,
Silesia. She died on 21 Dec 1927 in Lewiston, Mn.. Karl Gottlieb Ratsch and
Karoline Kinel had the following children:
2 i. Gottlieb Ernst Ratsch was born on 4 Mar 1877 in Silesia.
+3 ii. Johanna Dorothea Ratsch.
4 iii. (Stillborn and Unnamed) Ratsch was born on 7 Jan 1880. Unnamed son, born stillborn.
+5 iv. Carl (Charles) Gottfried Ratsch.
+6 v. Emma Luisa Karoline Ratsch.
+7 vi. Luisa Ida Bertha Ratsch.
+8 vii. Herman Gustaf Ratsch.
9 viii. Anna Martha Ratsch (photo) was born on 25 Aug 1887 in Iron Ridge, Wisconsin. She was buried in Aug 1988 in Luthern Cemetary, Lewiston, Mn.. She died on 10 Aug 1988 in Whitewater Manor Health Care Center, St. Charles, Mn..
10 ix. Ernst Willhelm Ratsch (photo) was born on 6 Feb 1889 in Iron Ridge, Wisconsin. He died in 1972 in Lewiston, Mn..
11 x. Lenna (Helen) Pauline Ratsch was born on 11 Dec 1890 in Iron Ridge, Wisconsin. She died on 22 Feb 1893 in Iron Ridge, Wisconsin. She was buried on 24 Feb 1893 in Iron Ridge, Wisconsin.
12 xi. Unnamed Son Ratsch was born on 26 Dec 1892 in Iron Ridge, Wisconsin. Died the day following his birth He died on 27 Dec 1892 in Iron Ridge, Wisconsin.
+13 xii. Lydia Martha Ratsch.
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