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Dietrich Sandman (1823-1885)
news: Sandman News Items 1901-11
obit: Dietrich Sandman, 1885.
obit: Margaret Sandman, 1922.

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SANDMAN Family: Hanover, Germany - Milwaukee, WI - La Crosse Co., WI


Dietrich SANDMAN Family Group


John Dietrich SANDMAN, b. 20 NOV 1823 at Hanover, Germany, d. 3 MAY 1885, Emigrated 1846 from Germany and moved to Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI; Moved APR 1853 to La Crosse Co., WI; originally buried in family cemetery and later moved to Long Coulee Cemetery, Holmen, La Crosse, WI
Father: John Henry SANDMAN, b. in Hanover, Germany, d. ca. 1839 in Hanover, Germany
Mother: Anna Elizabeth KRUMURIDE, b. in Hanover, Germany, d. aft. 1839.
Variously spelled, Dietrich, Deitrich, and Dedrich.
Born 23 Nov., 1823 (Source: History of La Crosse County, p. 841) Born 20 NOV 1823 (Source: "Memoirs of La Crosse County, p. 211 & Biographical History of Trempealeau, La Crosse and Buffalo Counties, p. 525)
Born 21 NOV 1824 (Source: Long Coulie Cemetery Transcriptions)
6 (or 8) of nine children living when he died.
Death date, full name, mother's name (Source: Dietrich Sandman Death Registration, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, #00349, 20 May 1885 - can be found at Wisconsin State Historical Society Library, Madison.)

Spouse: Margaret SPREHN, b. 28 SEP 1832 at Hanover, Germany, d. 24 FEB 1922, Emigrated 1846 from Germany to Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, Moved 19 OCT 1853 to La Crosse Co., WI, buried at Long Coulee Cemetery, Holmen, La Crosse, WI

Father: Fred SPREHN, b. at Hanover, Germany, d. SEP 1867 at Bostwick Valley, La Crosse, WI
Mother: Sophia DINKER, b. at Hanover, Germany
(Source: Holmen Courier,""Twin Sisters" Celebrated Their 88th Birthday April 1st", ca. 1950)
Spelled "Sprain". (Source: Marge Lee notes, 1999)
Married 14 OCT 1853 at Talmage House, La Crosse, La Crosse, WI.

Children and grandchildren:

  1. Anna SANDMAN, b. ca. 1854 in Wisconsin, m. Frederic H. MILLER, ca. 1875, 3 grandchildren
  2. Dorothea "Dora" SANDMAN, b. ca. 1856 in Wisconsin, d. ca. 1880
  3. Sophia SANDMAN, b. FEB 1859 in Wisconsin, m. Henry F. MILLER NOV 1883 at Great Bend, Barton, KS; 5 grandchildren.
    (For more info on the Miller family, see the biography of Henry Miller as found in the Biographical History of Barton County, Kansas - also see the biography of William Christ Otte, who married one of the Miller's daughters.)
  4. Adelia SANDMAN, b. 1 APR 1862 at Bostwick Valley, Town of Barre, La Crosse, WI, m. Henry W. ESSMILLER (external-bio), 28 FEB 1889, Resided in Barton Co., KS 1889-; 2 grandchild
    (For more info on the Essmiller family, see the biography of Henry Essmiller as found in the Biographical History of Barton County, Kansas)
  5. Amelia S. SANDMAN, b. 1 APR 1862 at Bostwick Valley, Town of Barre, La Crosse, WI, m. Andrew H. BRATBERG, 7 NOV 1883 at La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, d. 1962; 6 grandchildren
  6. Rachel SANDMAN, b. 8 MAR 1865 in Wisconsin, m. Fred D. MILLER, 3 JAN 1889 in La Crosse Co., WI, d. 8 JUL 1970; 2 grandchildren
  7. Mary SANDMAN, b. ca. 1867 in Wisconsin, m. Herman WEINGARTEN, 23 JAN 1890 in La Crosse Co., WI; 3 grandchildren
  8. William D. SANDMAN, b. JUL 1870 in Wisconsin, m. Emma HEMKER, 17 NOV 1892 in La Crosse Co., WI, d. 1951; 5 grandchild
  9. Robert D. SANDMAN, b. 9 JAN 1875 in Wisconsin, m. Birdie C. CASBERG, 4 SEP 1895 in La Crosse Co., WI, d. 1948; 6 grandchildren

Family group report created by Gene 4.3.4, Fri, Feb 2, 2007


Sandman News Items


1885

Death of Mr. Sandman

  • Mr. Dr. [sic] Sandman, an old and widely known resident of La Crosse County, who resided in the town of Holland, died at his home on Sunday morning at eight o'clock, of consumption. He leaves a wife and several children. Mr. Sandman was rated one of the wealthiest farmers in La Crosse County. (Source: Republican and Leader (Weekly), Sat., May 9, 1885, p. 3 - Provided by Joan (Sandman) Vanden Heuvel)

1901

  • Robert Sandman is busy collecting taxes. He is at Mr. Berg's store Mondays and Thursdays and at his home the remaining days of the week. (Source: La Crosse County Record, January 3, 1901, p. 3.)

1902

  • One of W.D. Sandman's little girls died Sunday morning after a few days illness. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon and was largely attended. (Source: La Crosse County Record, "Holmen News", April 17, 1902, p. 3.)
  • The remains of D. Sandman, Sr., were removed from the grave on the farm in Long coulee to the Long coulee cemetery Decoration day. Sandman Family obeliskHe died seventeen years ago. (Source: La Crosse County Record, "Holmen News", June 5, 1902, p. 3.)
  • Robert Sandman's team broke the buggy pole while tied in the village yesterday morning. (Source: La Crosse County Record, "Holmen News", Thursday, July 24, 1902, p. 3)
  • R.D. Sandman has rented his farm to Carlton Casberg and expects to move to the village and sell farm machinery. (Source: La Crosse County Record, "Holmen News", Thursday, Aug. 7, 1902, p. 3)
  • A dance was given at the residence of Robert Sandman Saturday night. There was a large crowd and all were well entertained.
  • Oluf Wall bought a team of D.F. Sandman. It is said that Durf Roberts has grown six inches since the team has come to town.
  • C.A. Sjolander has hauled lumber with which to build a shed for storing machinery for Robert Sandman
    The auction at Robert Sandman's was a great success, last Saturday.
    (Source: La Crosse County Record, "Holmen News", Thursday, Sept. 11, 1902, p. 3)
  • Robert Sandman has received a car load of buggies for his business. (Source: La Crosse County Record, "Holmen News", Thursday, Oct. 2, 1902, p. 3)
  • R.D. Sandman got a new gasolene [sic] engine Tuesday as a sample in his machine department.
    Quite an interest is being manfest [sic] in the subject of ensilage and several new silos will be built in the vicinity for next season's use. Among those who will build new silos are V.S. Keppel, W. Sandman and A. Jenks.
    Robert Sandman moved into the village from his farm Monday and occupies the C.A. Sjolander residence.
    (Source: La Crosse County Record, "Holmen News", Thursday, Oct. 23, 1902, p. 3)
  • R.D. Sandman got on a lot of text books yesterday for use in teh public schools.
    A surprise party was given Miss Ida Peterson in honor of her birthday last Sunday evening. The party was at the home of Robert D. Sandman. The young people left her a fine present. The company met at Oluf Wall's and took abundant refreshments with them. A pleasant evening was spent.(Source: La Crosse County Record, "Holmen News", Thursday, Nov. 6, 1902, p. 3)
  • W.D. Sandman drove a flock of 75 sheep to La Crosse yesterday. He was assisted by Carl Casberg and another party. (Source: La Crosse County Record, "Holmen News", Thursday, Nov. 20, 1902, p. 3)
1909
  • Mrs. Wm. Sandman went to West Salem Wednesday to spend Thanksgiving with her parents.
    (Source: La Crosse County Record, "Holmen Locals," November 25, 1909, p. 3)

1910

  • A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Sandman Sunday Feb. 6th.
    (Source: La Crosse County Record, "Holmen Locals," February 10, 1910, p. 3)

  • R.D. Sandman returned home Sunday from Muscatine, Iowa, and started work at the mill.
    (Source: La Crosse County Record, "Holmen Locals," July 28, 1910, p. 3)

  • Miss Alva Bratberg returned home from Great Bend, Kansas last Wednesday, having spent some time there visiting relatives. She was accompanied home by Miss Emma Weingarten, Fritz Miller, Ara Miller, Anna Brandt and Mrs. and Mrs. Henry Ott.
    (Source: La Crosse County Record, "Holmen News Items," December 15, 1910, p. 3.)

  • Mr. and Mrs. Fred Miller and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Miller of Great Bend, Kansas returned home this week after a visit with relative's and friends here.
  • A family reunion took place at the homs[sic] of W.D. Sandman above the village which was a very enjoyable occesion [sic] for all the participants. About forty relatives were present and all will long entertain pleasant recollections of the day.
    (Source: La Crosse County Record, "Holmen News Items," December 22, 1910, p. 3.)

1911

  • Mr. and Mrs. F.D. Miller of West Salem spent Saturday and Sunday with relatives here.
    (Source: La Crosse County Record, "Holmen News Items," May 25, 1911, p. 3.)

  • Miss Hazel Sandman is visiting her uncle and aunt Mr. and Mrs. F.D. Miller of West Salem this week.
    (Source: La Crosse County Record, "Holmen News Items," August 31, 1911, p. 3)

1922

MRS. DIEDRICK SANDMAN

  • Mrs. Diedrick Sandman, one of the oldest pioneers of Holmen, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Herman Weingarten, in Holmen, last Friday evening. The deceased, who had been in failing health for several weeks, was nearly 90 years of age.

    She was born in Germany and came to this country with her parents, when a young woman. LaCrosse County has been her home since her marriage in 1853. Her husband died 37 years ago. Mrs. Sandman was the mother of nine children, of whom five are residing in this county, R. D. Sandman, Mrs. A. H. Bratberg and Mrs. H. H. Weingarten of Holmen; W. D. Sandman and Mrs. F. D. Miller of West Salem. Besides her children, Mrs. Sandman is survived by a large number of grandchildren and great grandchildren, many of whom reside at Great Bend, Kansas.

    The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Progressive Hall in Holmen, and interment (sic) will be made in the Long Coulee cemetery beside the remains of her husband.

    (Source: La Crosse Tribune, Monday, Feb. 27, 1922, p. 6 - Provided by Joan (Sandman) Vanden Heuvel)

     

    Credits: Dietrich and Margaret Sandman wedding photograph, scanned 2000 by Joan (Sandman) Vanden Heuvel.
         Dietrich Sandman Tombstone photograph, August 2001 at Long Coulee Cemetery, © 2001, Scott W. White.



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