The photo is of Augusta and Frank Henske wedding picture.

Augusta Wilhelmina Louise Rohde (Karl Friedrich, Wilhelm Rohde) was born 20 November 1884 in Gorkow, Kreis Randow, Pommernia, Germany.  She died 26 May 1967 in Saginaw, Michigan and was buried in LaPorte Cemetery, Midland County, Michigan.

 

Augusta married Franz Johann Henske "Frank" son of Fred Hensky and Augusta Fitting, on 2 October 1902 in St. Peter's Evangical Church, Hemlock, Saginaw County, Michigan by Rev. K.F. Mueller.  Minna Rohde, Herman Koeppen, Albert Hinske and Anna Wardin  were witnesses to the marriage of Augusta (Rohde) and Frank Hinske.    

 

Frank was born 15 October 1879 in Richland Township, Hemlock, Saginaw County, Michigan.  He died 16 April 1956 in Merrill, Michigan and was buried in LaPorte Cemetery, Midland County, Michigan.

.  Augusta's Confirmation Bible Verse was - John 13, V. 35.  Augusta came to the United States of America in 1888 with her parents and siblings from Gorkow, Germany.  She came to Richland Township, Hemlock, Michigan in 1890 from Utica, Macomb County, Michigan.  She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Iva, Michigan. Augusta was a homemaker who loved to bake and cook.  She liked to garden, both vegetable and flower, and her favorite flower was the astor.

Frank Henske was a carpenter and mason who worked for the Road Commission.  Frank built the forms for the cement-work on bridges.  During the depression, Frank and his family traveled around following his job.  Frank settled in and built homes and barns throughout the Merrill and Hemlock area.  In 2005, three of his barns are still standing.  Frank was a very capable man who would do well at anything he set his mind to.  After retirement, Frank built swings and outdoor furniture of cedar wood.

 

Augusta and Frank Henske had the following children:

1.   Boy Henske (twin) was born 6 February 1904 Ingersoll Township, Midland County, Michigan .  He died 6 February 1904 and was buried LaPorte Cemetery, Midland County, Michigan.

2.    Friedrich Karl Herman Henske (twin) was born 6 February 1904 and died 11 September 1981.

3.    Martha Ella Bertha Henske was born 13 April 1906 and died 22 December 1989.

4.    Bertha Louise Henske was born 3 September 1910 and died 16 July 1995.

5.    Hilda Marie Henske

6.    Clarence Emil Henske was born 12 June 1920 and died 30 September 2000.

7.    Beatrice Mae Henske was born 24 April 1923 and died 24 June 1924.



 

 

The photo is of Auguste and Frank Henske's children:  1st row: Clarence Henske; 2nd row: Hilda and Martha Henske; back row: Bertha Henske.

The photo is of Augusta and Frank Henske and their family:  standing - left to right: Fred Henske, Augusta (Rohde) and  Frank Henske, Martha Henske Lynn, and Hilda Henske Clapp; sitting - left to right: Clarence Henske and Bertha Henske Dietrich.

 

The photo is of Fred and Gladys Henske's wedding picture.

Fred  Henske was born 6 February 1904 in Ingersoll Township, Midland County, Michigan and was christened 28 February 1904 in St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hemlock, Michigan.  He died 11 September 1981 in Clare, Clare County, Michigan and was buried in Dale Cemetery, Beaverton, Gladwin County, Michigan.

The photo is of Fred and Gladys Henske.

Fred married Gladys M. Radel on 11 February 1926 in Freeland, Michigan.  Gladys was born 26 February 1903 in Charlotte, Michigan.  She died 7 February 1986 in Clare Nursing Home and was buried in Dale Cemetery, Beaverton, Gladwin County, Michigan.

 

 

The photo is of Martha Henske's confirmation picture.

 

 

 

Martha Ella Bertha Henske was born 13 April 1906 in Ingersoll Township, Midland County, Michigan and was christened 21 April 1906 in St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hemlock, Saginaw County, Michigan.  She died 22 December 1989 in Vermontville, Eaton County, Michigan.

The photo is of Martha (Henske) and Dan Lynn's wedding photo.

Martha married Dan Lynn.  Dan was born 6 January 1906 and died 1984.

 

Martha and Dan had the following children:

1.   Daniel Lynn

2.   Donna Lynn

3.   William Lynn

4.   Lila Lynn

The photo is of Bertha Henske's confirmation picture.

 

 

Bertha Louise Henske was born 3 September 1910 in Ingersol Township, Midland County, Michigan and was christened 18 September 1910 in St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hemlock, Michigan.  Her baptism sponsors were August Wardin, Gustav Hoeppner, Bertha Rohde and Luise Saal.   Bertha died 16 July 1995 in Merrill, Saginaw County, Michigan and was buried 19 July 1995 in Richland Lutheran Cemetery, Richland Township, Hemlock, Saginaw County,  Michigan.

 

 She was also a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Hemlock, Michigan. Bertha also worked at the Merrill Drug Store for many years.

The photo is of Bertha (Henske) and Walter Dietrich's wedding picture.

 

 

 

Bertha married Walter C. Dietrich on 5 November 1933.  on 5 November 1933.  Walter was born 2 July 1896 in Buena Vista Township, Saginaw County, Michigan.  He died 13 April 1960 in Saginaw, Michigan and was buried in Richland Lutheran Cemetery, Richland Township, Hemlock, Michigan.

 

Bertha and Walter had the following children:

1.   James Dietrich

2.   Duane Carl Dietrich was born 28 December 1940 and died 8 October 2006.

3.   Eloise Dietrich

Hilda Maria Henske was born 1 June 1917 and was christened 17 June 1917 in St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hemlock, Michigan.  Hilda's sponsors of baptism were Wilhelm Rohde, Julius Pretzer Jr., Louise Rohde and Mrs. Albert Hinske.

 

 Hilda died  on 3 June 2016 at the age of 99 years old and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Hemlock, Michigan for over 80 years.  She dearlly loved making quilts for World Relief and faithfully made a quilt for each member of her family.   is buried in the LaPorte Cemetery, Midland County, Michigan.  

 

Hilda was a real asset to the Henske genealogy and photos that were collected and researched.

 

 

The photo is of Hilda (Henske) and Floyd Clapp's wedding picture.

Hilda married Floyd Maynard Clapp on 7 November 1936.  Floyd was born 16 July 1907 in Ohio.  He died 8 April 1968 in Merrill, Jonesfield Township, Saginaw County, Michigan and was buried in LaPorte Cemetery, Midland County, Michigan.

 

Hilda and Floyd had the following children:

1.   Franklyn Thomas Clapp was born 31 May 1937.  He died 8 January 1941.

2.   Patricia  Clapp

3.   Robert Floyd Clapp was born 7 November 1941 and died 26 December 1992.

4.   Delores Clapp (twin)

5.   Darlene Clapp (twin)

The photo is of Clarence Henske's confirmation picture.

 

 

 

Clarence Emil Henske "Jack" was born 12 June 1920 and was christianed 27 June 1920 in St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hemlock, Saginaw County, Michigan.  He died 30 September 2000 in Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan.

The photo is of Jack (far right) and Myrtle (sitting) Henske's wedding picture.

Jack married Myrtle Arthur.

 

They had the following children:

1.   Beverly Henske

2.   Janet Henske

3.   Jackie Henske

4.   Dale Henske, passed away as a baby due to a heart problem.

5.   Carl Henske

 

This is a photograph of Augusta and Frank's oldest daughter, Martha and their youngest daughter, Beatrice.

 

 

Beatrice Mae Henske was born 24 April 1923 in Ingersol Township, Midland County, Michigan.  She was christened 13 May 1923 in St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church,  Hemlock, Saginaw County, Michigan.  She died 24 June 1924 and was buried 25 June 1924 in LaPorte Cemetery, Midland County, Michigan.

 

Beatrice's sponsors of baptism were Anna Rohde, Anna Tilden and Wilhelm Koeppen.  Beatrice died when she was 14 months old.

SOURCES:  The Augusta Rohde Henske information and photo's given by Hilda Henske Clapp; researched by Brad and Jackie Rohde; Hemlock St. Peter's Lutheran Church Membership records.