Max Kade Institute

for German-American Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title[Story of Oesau family and descendants]
Publication TypeBook
Year of PublicationYear Unknown
Call NumberFH Kletzien
Keywords1797-| Ahrens| Arens| Chilton (Wis.)| Family History| Forty-eighters| Hanssen| Kletzien| Letters| New Holstein (Wis.)| Oesau| Oesau Claus| Schleswig Holstein| Wisconsin| Wisconsin -- Calumet County -- New Holstein

Contents include:a letter from Francis W. Laurent to Mr. Kletzien;
a preliminary draft of The Oesau' Family of Holstein and New Holstein by Francis W. Laurent (see FH: Oseau);
Stamm Register for Oesau family, dating back to 1769;
letter written in old German script from New Holstein in 1860 to Fraulein Hansen and signed C. Oesau;
letter from Claus Oesau, dated [18]75 and written from New Holstein to Herr Hanssen, which includes German and English language;
other documents and fragments of letters, as well as newspaper clippings;
handwritten documents signed Antje Claussen;
handwritten article/document, in English, on "New Holstein's Forty-Eighters";
other handwritten documents on New Holstein's history;
mimeographed play with the following scenes: Charles Gruening home in Schleswig-Holstein, December 1847. The founding of New Holstein, April 1848. Bock Cabin, Summer of 1848. Otto Arens' home, September 1849. Fourth of July celebration, 1850. Character names include: Charles Gruening, Charles White, William Ostenfeld, Otto Arens, Schliech, Bruckmann, Puchner, Griem, Bock, Tams, Witt, and Hanssen;
small accounting ledger, first dated 15 October 1872;
book of children's poetry, "Hoechst interessant," published by Carl Hirsch.


Notes: Oesau, Hanssen, Kletzien; see also FH Oesau: Claus Oesau and His Descendants by Francis W. Laurent.;