Louise Christine Maria Glei
  Louise Christine Maria GLEI Rohloff Schäfer, 1849-
Viola Hartig's grandmother

 Father Johann Friedrich Martin "Friedrich" GLEI, ca 1798-1851
 Mother Maria Carolina Friedrika "Carolina" JONAS Glei Lüthke, 1815-1874
       Louise Christine Maria GLEI Rohloff Schäfer, 1849-

 Partner Friedrich LENSCHOW
       Son Hermann Johann Friedrich ROLOFF, 1873-

 Husband Friedrich Johann Ludwig "Fritz" ROHLOFF, 1847-
       Daughter Louise Johanna Caroline Charlotte ROHLOFF, 1876-1876
       Daughter Caroline Friederike Anna "Anna" ROHLOFF, 1880-1883
       Daughter Alma Dorothea Christina ROHLOFF Hartig, 1882-1964

 Husband Michael SCHäFER, 1844-1909

Time Line

19 November 1849 - Born at Möllenhagen, Kreis Waren, Mecklenburg-Schwerin

2 December 1849 - Baptized there. Godparents were Caroline Loiuse Gebhard, day laborer's wife from Möllenhagen, Johann Christian Theodor Holzhauer, day laborer from Möllenhagen and Maria Jonas, girl from Groß Varchow

18 March 1851, age 1 - Father Johann Friedrich Martin "Friedrich" GLEI, age 52, died there of Grippe (influenza)

Sometime before 1855 - Grandfather Jürgen Johann Friedrich JONAS died

23 February 1855, age 5 - Mother Maria Carolina Friedrika "Carolina" JONAS, age 40, married Carl Friedrich Theodor "Friedrich" LüTHKE, age 36, at Ankershagen, Kreis Waren, Mecklenburg-Schwerin

1864, age 14 - Confirmed there

30 October 1866, age 16 - Half-sister Albertine Carolina Johanna "Caroline" GLEY, age 30, married Carl Johann Friedrich Martin JOHANNSEN, age 43, there

10 April 1873, age 23 - Son Hermann Johann Friedrich ROLOFF born at Möllenhagen

7 February 1874, age 24 - Mother Maria Carolina Friedrika "Carolina" JONAS Glei Lüthke, age 59, died there of Brustkrankheit (pneumonia, consumption)

Until 1875, age 25 - Resided there

14 December 1875, age 26 - Married Friedrich Johann Ludwig "Fritz" ROHLOFF, age 28, at Ankershagen

3 July 1876, age 26 - Daughter Louise Johanna Caroline Charlotte ROHLOFF born at Möllenhagen

3 September 1876, age 26 - Daughter Louise Johanna Caroline Charlotte ROHLOFF died there of Keuchhusten (whooping cough)

13 February 1877, age 27 - Half-sister's husband Carl Johann Friedrich Martin JOHANNSEN, age 53, died there of Magenkrankheit (stomach illness)

12 March 1880, age 30 - Daughter Caroline Friederike Anna "Anna" ROHLOFF born there

29 October 1880, age 30 - Half-brother Friedrich Johann Ludwig GLEI, age 42, died there

November 1881, age 31 - Emigrated at Bremen, Germany. Loiuse, her husband, her two children, her nephew John Gley and his wife Maria traveled together on the ship Köln.

13 November 1881, age 31 - Immigrated at Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland

27 December 1882, age 33 - Daughter Alma Dorothea Christina ROHLOFF Hartig born at Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

16 December 1883, age 34 - Daughter Caroline Friederike Anna "Anna" ROHLOFF, age 3, died there

10 May 1889, age 39 - Half-sister Christine Henrika Sophie GLEI, age 48, died at Möllenhagen

28 January 1890, age 40 - Half-sister Albertine Carolina Johanna "Caroline" GLEY Johannsen, age 53, died at Milwaukee of influenza

Sometime before 1892 - Husband Friedrich Johann Ludwig "Fritz" ROHLOFF died in Milwaukee?
Louise Glei and Michael Schäfer

27 August 1892, age 42 - Married Michael SCHäFER, age 48, at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Milwaukee

5 September 1894, age 44 - Son Hermann Johann Friedrich ROLOFF, age 21, married Bertha BORN, age 18, at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsi

29 September 1895, age 45 - Granddaughter Lilly Anna Alma ROLOFF born at Milwaukee

As of sometime before 1897 until sometime after 1920 - Resided at 1237 N Pierce there. (Pre-1929 numbering system.)

1 June 1900, age 50 - Recorded in the Federal census there. She was living with her second husband, Michael Schaefer and her daughter, Alma Roloff.

28 July 1900, age 50 - Daughter Alma Dorothea Christina ROHLOFF, age 17, married Charles W "Carl" HARTIG, age 24, at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church there

9 February 1901, age 51 - Grandson Fritz Albert August "Fred" ROLOFF born there

1902, age 52 - Naturalized

25 November 1902, age 53 - Granddaughter Viola Louisa Hermine Sophia HARTIG Benz born at 255 Booth St, Milwaukee

14 December 1902, age 53 - Godparent when Viola Louisa Hermine Sophia HARTIG Benz (her granddaughter) baptized at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church there

10 February 1903, age 53 - Grandson Walter Carl Heinrich ROLOFF born there

14 August 1904, age 54 - Granddaughter Lydia Olga Anna Alma HARTIG born there

25 April 1909, age 59 - Granddaughter Irmgard Bertha Theresa Julehen HARTIG Zastrow born at 44 Chambers St there

18 December 1909, age 60 - Husband Michael SCHäFER, age 65, died there of Krebs (cancer)

20 April 1910, age 60 - Recorded in the Federal census there. She was living with her son-in-law Charles Hartig's family and stepson Michael Schaefer.

2 June 1915, age 65 - Grandson Raymond Carl Rudolf Wilhelm HARTIG born there

27 June 1915, age 65 - Godparent when Raymond Carl Rudolf Wilhelm HARTIG (her grandson) baptized at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church there

January 1920, age 70 - Occupation listed as boarding house proprietor. Her granddaughter's future husband, Edward Benz, was one of her boarders.

9 January 1920, age 70 - Recorded in the United States Census at Milwaukee. According to the census, she had never learned to speak English.

28 August 1920, age 70 - Granddaughter Viola Louisa Hermine Sophia HARTIG, age 17, married Eduard Georg Ferdinand "Eddie" BENZ, age 33, there

10 June 1922, age 72 - Grandson Fritz Albert August "Fred" ROLOFF, age 21, married Mabel L SCHMIDT, age 20, at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church there

As of sometime before 1923 until sometime after 1927 - Resided at 1490 N Richards there. (Pre-1929 numbering system.) She was living first in the lower flat and later upstairs with her daughter Alma and son-in-law Charles Hartig with granddaughter Viola Hartig and her husband moving into the lower flat.

7 April 1930, age 80 - Recorded in the United States Census there

Sometime after 1930 - Died in Milwaukee?