Beaver Island Directory

This information is from Beaver Island Remembered and includes residents, land owners, cabin owners, renters, everyone -- this list was compiled by Kathy Flippo from 1923 & 1934 maps and old deeds. 

A



Allar, C
Allison, Don.
Anderson, Ben & wife Myrtle
Anderson, Bruce
Anderson, Charles
Anderson, Christian & wife Frederika (Rika) {Henningsen} 
        Children: Maria Louise, Albert Carl, Albert Carl, Clara  Frederika, Emma Antonie, Bernard (Ben) Christian
Anderson, Clarence (Mooneye) wife and Children's names unknown
Anderson, F.
Anderson, John & wife Olga
        Children: Nettie, Ole Nest, twin sons
Andrews, Ivan
Arka, O. L.

B



Bailey, Bill & wife Grace
        Children: Chuck, Bill, Lela 
Baldwin, Dave & wife Liz
Baldwin, Isaac & wife Elizabeth
Booth, Roy
Boyd, James
Bradshaw
Brown, Bessie [widow]
        Children: Maynard, Jim
Brown, Vilas (Spider) & wife Velma Marie {Leslie}
        Children: Fern, Beverl, Bruce, Leon, Marvin (Marvie), 
                          Velma (Sarey)
Burde, Martin (?) & wife Marie
Byers, Otto (Obie)

C



Cady, Harold (Red) & wife Evie {Hendricks}, then Ena Mae {Point}
Cape, his name and his wife's name, unknown
        Child: Howard
Carlson, Peter & wife Anna
        Children: Laura, Ruth, Anna (Ann), Gust (Gus), Hildur (Till), 
                          Marvin (Marn or Marnie), Florence (Flo), Marian 
Church, Stephen & wife Violet (Kranovich) 
Cleppe, Art
Cook, Archie & wife Elaine (Bark)
        Children: Grace, Joan, Archie (Sonny), Robert Edward 
Coon, Clifford & wife Josephine (Paulsen)
Cornilsen, August & wife's name unknown
        Child: Henry
Cram, Bruce & wife Lilly
        Children: Bruce, Betty, Dorothy, Bernie, Donnie, Doris, 
Nancy, Dick
Crawford
Cross as far as can be remembered, just a father
        Child: Chester

D



Dandoise [also spelled Dondois,Dorndoes,Dorndois] Eugene wife,             unknown, died 
        Child: Julia
Deyo, James wife's name not known
        Children: Jim, Cora, Ruby, Annabelle, James, Joann
Dierks, Bob & wife Amy
Dodd, claude & wife Mary
Domann, Paul & wife Marie Louise (Mary) (Anderson)
        Children: Arnold, Stella, Alice, Emma, Marian, Virginia

E



Edens, Nicklaus
Edfors, Peter & wife Ethel
        Children: Howard Van Winkle, 
                          Thelma Van Winkle, 
                          Bob Howard, 
                          Frances Howard-twin, 
                          Francine Howard-twin, 
                          Peter Edfors, 
                          Jerry Edfors, 
                          David Edfors, 
                          Guy E. Edfors, 
                          Martin Edfors, 
                          Mary Edfors, 
                          Marjorie Edors, 
                          Ronald Edfors, 
                          Debra Edfors
Emic, John (Jack) wife's name unknown
Enberg, Albert & wife Caroline Matilda

F



Fellman, George & wife Alice
        Child: Esther
Foley, Tom
Francescon, Dan L. & wife Essie
        Children: Barbara, Dan
Francescon, Kenneth & wife Margaret
        Children: Terry, Kevin, Dan
Francescon, Paul & wife Hertha (Henningsen)
        Son: P. Kenneth
Francescon, Terry & wife Jane
Fraizer, Dale
Fuller, Glen (Tub) see Weldy, Delbert
Fuller, Gwen see Weldy, Delbert
Fuller, Jerry see Weldy, Delbert

G



Geese, G.
Geese, P.
Gephardt [also spelled Gefhort' August & wife Louisa
Gephardt [also spelled Gafvert] Louis O. & wife Mary
Geronzin, Carl Fr & wife Johanna
Geronzin, Johannes [a bachelor, Johannes/John]
Geronzin, John & wife {Hansen}
        Children: Caroline, Jane, Margaret
Getner, Ben [Tom's brother]
Getner, Tom & wife Lily
        Children: Henry, George, Jimmy
Gifford, Robert
Grevem John

H



Hackett, Frank & wife Gertrude {Keating}
        Children: Lawrence, Frank, Robert, Mildred, 
                          Catherine, Mabel, Ada 
Hagberg, Albert (Abbie) & wife Verna
        Children: Jimmy, Gary, John [born later in California]
Hagberg, Arnold & wife Myrna
        Children: Ardelle, Billy
Hagberg, Ferdinand (Fred) & wife Mary {Miller}
Hagberg, August (Gus) & wife Bertha {Anderson}
        Children: Albert, Enga Grace, Ferdinand (Fred)
Hamilton, John
Hansen, Christian L. & wife Kareb
Hansen, Ever & wife Necolina (Lena)
        Children: Hannah, Martha
Hansen, Jorgen (Jurgen) & wife Johanna
        Children: Ever, Hannah
Hansen, Frank & wife mary
        Children: Ray, Harold
Hansen, Chris & wife Mary
        Children: Elsie, Christine, Ed, Chris, Louie, Hiney, 
                          Clara, Mary, Bernice
Hansen, Sanke
Harris
Helsein [slough named after then]
Hendricks, Patrick (Pat or Paddy) & wife Pearl
        Children: Grace, Evie
Henningsen, Arthur [bachelor]
Henningsen, August-wife Louise {Dohmann}
        Children: Herbert, Hildegard, Leona
Henningsen, Billy
Henningsen, Louise
Henningsen, Martin & wife Emma {Domann}
        Children: Frank, Erna, Arthur, Hertha
Henninger, M. A. [misspelling of Henningsen
Henninger, August [misspelling of Henningsen]
Henry, James & wife Daisy
        Children: James, Jack, Zepha, Alma
Heston, Mayo
Hill
Hitchcock, Jim don't know wife's name
        Children: Nellie, Inez
Hohenhorst, Reinhold (Richard) & wife Julia
        Children: Reinhold, Marcella, Colette
Hohenhorst, Reinhold & wife Virginia
Holleran, May
Howard, Bob see Edfors, Pete
Howard, Frances see Edfors, Pete
Howard, Francind see Edfors, Pete
Hudson, Orice & wife Marie
        Children: Mable, Irma, Eva
Hugunnin
Hullinger, J. D., Dr. (Doc)

I



Iverson

J



Jacobsen, Emil & wife Laura {Carlson}
        Children: Emily, Elmer
Jenkins, Bert [brother]
Jenkins, Cecil [brother]
Jensen, Charles C.
Jessen, Bill & wife Minnie
        Children: Chuck Rubsanab, Bessie Rubsaman, 
                          Cleota Rubsaman, Minnie (Tootie) Rubsaman
Johnson, Bob & wife Leona {Henningsen}
        son: David
Johnson, Ed & wife Millie
Johnson, John (Jack)

K



Kelly, Jim & wife Kathy
Kerr, Clarence & wife Flora 
        Children: Phyliss
King, Ernie & wife Ru
        Children: Ruth, Marian, Alice
King, Vernon Ray & wife Lillian Mae (Berry)
        Children: Verna, Vernon, Don, Evelyn, Eleanor, 
                          Neil L., Leona
Klare, Clarence & wife Rose
        Children: Clarence, LaVonne, Johnny, Jaquelin, Donald
Klare, Louie & wife Helen (Ohrt)
        Children: Betty Lou, Louis, John, Lois,Nancy, Mary Ann,
                          Helen, Jeanne
Kleinschmidt
Knapp, Ethel [sister of Grace Bailey]
Kranovich, Viola [twin sisters]
Kranovich, Violet [twin sisters]
Kruse, Fritz [brother of Max a.k.a. Uncle Fritz]
Kruse, Max & wife Suzie
        Children: August, Alvena, Anna, Max, Elizabeth, 
                          Fritz, John, Elsie

L



Ladehoff, Francine
Lamb, C. and Sons
Lamberton, Bill
Larson, John & wife Carolina
        Children: Paul, Geoffery, Philimon
Larson, Paul & wife Anna (Carlson)
Lathrop, Earl [brother]
Lathrop, Marion [brother]
Lauritsen, Nels & wife Anna
Littrell, Mike & wife Kate
Luce children doris, Valoria
Lundeen, Adrian (Ade) & wife Florence
Daughter: Kathleen Ann
Luth, Herman & wife Hannah {Hansen}
        Children: Marilyn, Larry, Johnny
Lynch, Frank

M



Macgande, margaret
Marr, Herbert (Bert) & wife Gertie
        Children: John, Norman, Logan, Genevive (Jennie)
Martin, Dave
Mays, George (Wapsi) & wife Viola
        Children: Bernice, George Jr.
McArdle, burt
McArdle, Ross & wife Pearl
        Children: Pete, Laura, Kenneth, Glen, Freddie
McCray, Joe & wife Dollie
        Children: Harry, John, Vivian, Marian
McMichael, Mike & wife Nancy
Mead, Abner [adult son of John]
Mead, John
Messer, clarence
Messer, Olive
Messer, W. W.
Meyers, Charles
Meyers, John & wife Ann
        Children: John Enoch, William, Victor, Anna, Alma
                          Dot, Lillian, Charles, and two sons stillborn
Meyers, John Enich & wife Regina 
        Children: Thelma, charles Edward (buddy), Sylvia (Tibbie)
Meyers, Ponto
Meyers, William & wife Grace
        Daughter: Winona
Miller, Chuch & wife Kate (Norlin)
Miller, E. O.
Miller, H.
Miller, Gene
Millerscull
Monson, Joe [brother]
Monson, Sam [brother] & wife Daisy
Munck. H.

N



Neisslie, Lester
Nielson, Niels & wife Johanna
Nipple, Henry wife's name not remembered
        Son: Henry
Nissley, H. b.
Niquist, Andrew & wife Ulrika
Niquist, Phineas
Norlin, Gus & wife Katherine (Kate)
Nyquist, Zephanias & wife Christine

O



Ohrt, Julius & wife Johanna
        Children: Augusta (Gustie), John J.
Ohrt, Paul & wife Lottie D. (Schroeder)
Olson, Merlin (Feather) & wife Mary
        Son: Richard (Jughead)
Onken, Peter wife's name unknown
        Son: name unknown

P



Padulla, Dominic & wife Hazel Mae (Sparwl)
        Children: Arnit, Sammy, Joseph G., Mary Lou, 2 more
                          sons, names unknown
Paulson, Anna
Paulson, C. E.
Paulsen, John & wife Minnie
        Children: Josephine, Mildred, Rudy, Emil
Paulsen, Larry [son of Emiy & Emily Paulsen][stayed with 
        Grandparents Emil & Laura Jacobsen while parents moved]
Paulsen, Nartub
Paysen
Pearce, Daniel M
Penzcoffer, C. B. (Penny)
Peters, cliff
Peters, Ron
Petersen, Peter
Peterson, Nicholas & wife Christine
Peterson, Frank & wife Mary {Hansen}
        Sons: Harold, Bill
Peterson Ray
Pethrahen, V. B. [Petrahn?]
Pfyderer, Bill & wife Grace
        Son: Bill
Point, Elmer, Sr. & wife Jessie (Holiday)
        Children: Elmer Jr., Ena Mae, 3 more sisters names unknown
Point, Elmer Jr. & wife Bernice {Mays}
Posateri, Jim & Wife Cheryl
Prier, Floyd wife's name not known
        Son: Jimmy

R



Reckman, Peter & wife Hedwig
        Children: Freddie, Margaret, Eleanor Mae, Eugene,
                          Dorothy, David
Reggelson, Fred & wife Edna
        Son: Freddie
Reimer, C.
Reter, Ben
Reter, Frank
Rubsaman, Bessie see Jessen, Bill
Rubsaman, Chuck see Jessen, Bill
Rubsaman, Cleota see Jessen Bill
Rubsaman, Minnie (Tootie) see Jessen, Bill

S



Saxon, Lyle
Schoephorster, Henry
Schultz, Mike
Sedgwick, C.
Seeck, George son: Bob
Seely, George Enoch & wife Hannah Jeanette
        Children: Nellie, George Fredrick, Eugene, Bernice,
                          Beulah, Joseph E.
Seely, George Frederic & wife Eva {Wright}
Skogman, Dave & wife Judy
Smith, Fred
Stoller, Cliff & wife Laurie
Sturtz, Wilhelm/William & wife Mary {Kiranvauer}
        Children: Eugene, Mary Colette, John, William, George
Sullivan,
Sutton, L. F.

T



Thompson, Bill (Turtle) & wife Martha
        Sons: Garry, Jim
Thompson, Garry
Thompson, Jim & wife Sheila
Tiegen, B.

U



Ugarph, Jim
Utts, Eugene
Utts, McConnell

V



Van Winkle, Howard see Edfors, Pete
Van Winkle, Thelma see Edfors, Pete
Varney, Charles & wife Jessie {Steffey}
        son: Donald
Varney, Mildred
Vickerstaff

W



Wadleigh, E. A.
Wagner, Clarence & wife Marian
        Children: John, Lyle, Arvilla
Wagner, Lyle & wife Wanda
Walgenmooth, Rev.
Walgenmooth, Mrs. [Rev. Walgenmooth's mother]
Walker, George
Walton, Leonard (Buck) & wife Rhue
        Children: Mary Alice, Eileen 
Wasem, Jim & wife Mabel
Wasem, Mrs. [Jim Wasem's mother]
Weedrow, John
Weinbeck, Mrs. 
        Children: Muriel, Mardell, Velora, Joan, Betty, Eleanor
Weldy, Delbert & wife Cressa
        Children: John Weldy, Gwen Fuller, Jerry Fuller, Glenn Fuller
Weldy, John see Weldy, Delbert
White, Earl & wife Lucille
        Son: Jimmy
White, Richard (Skip)
White, Russell [Earl White's brother]
Witt, Joe
Wolf, Ed & wife Linda
Wright, Charles B. wife's name not known
        Children: Ruth, Eva, Goldie, LeRoy

Y



Young, Milo & wife Selma
        Children: Pearl, Ted R., Billy, Juanita, Lillian, Nellie
Young, Ted R. & wife Eunice S. {Henricksen}
        Children: Virginia, Sylvia, Orville, Chalmer, Robert
Young, W. J. & Company

BEAVER ISLAND TELEPHONE DIRECTORY

1955

Francescon, Dan L. 1545-J
Francescon, Paul L. 1545-W
Henningsen, Art A. 1550-W
Penzcofer, C. B. 1550-M
Pfuderer, W. F. 1550-R