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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Gertrude Bartz: Birth: 1892 in Minneapolis, MN. Death: 1986 in Maple Plain, MN

  2. Fred Bartz: Birth: 1896/7 in Hennepin Co., Minn..


Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Mable Johnson: Birth: 3 JAN 1906 in Hennepin County, MN. Death: MAY 1985 in Hennepin Co., MN


Notes
a. Note:   Julius Bartz and Louisa Neutzling Louisa Johnson (or "Grandma Johnson", as her family knew her) was born as Louisa Neutzling in Stearns County, Minnesota, in 1871. Her father (Jacob Neutzling Jr) was born in Ohio or Pennslyvania in 1842, and her mother (Elisabeth Corde?) was born in Germany (Prussia) in 1849. The Neutzling family moved from Ohio to Lake Henry, in Stearns County, Minnesota (about 100 miles NW of Minneapolis) sometime between 1856 (when the new territory of Minnesota was opened for homesteading) and 1859. Louisa met and married (1st) Julius Bartz about 1890, when she was about 19 years old. Julius had been born about 1865, in Prussia. He was the son of (Friedrick W. Bartz and Caroline F. Block?) Louisa and Julius had two children,    --- Gertrude Bartz (b. 1892) -- married Gideon Poisson (after 1910.)    --- Fred Bartz (b. 1897.) The 1895 Census (June 17, Minneapolis, Ward 3) states that Julius was working as "glasscutter"; they moved to Ward 3 in Minneapolis about 1892, and were living at 1904 6th St., sharing a residence with a second family, Lawrence Richel, his wife Therese, and their children, Edmond (6 mo), Mamie (3), and Peter (5.) Louisa separated from Julius sometime before 1900. The 1900 census lists Louisa (Neutzling) Bartz as living with her two children (Gertrude, age 7, and Fred, age 3), at 124 1st Street North, Minneapolis (without Julius, but Louisa does not list herself as a "widow".) Louisa met and married (2nd) Fred M. Johnson, in Minneapolis, shortly after 1900. Fred Johnson was born in Norway in about 1875, the son of (John Johnson and Olive Ead?) He emigrated to America in 1891. Louisa and Fred had a single child:    --- Mabel Marguerite Johnson;  b. 3 Jan 1906 (Minnesota), m. Herbert Ross, d. May 1985 (Minnesota.) The 1910 census shows Louisa ("Louise") and Fred Johnson living in Minneapolis, with Gertrude (17) and Fred Bartz (13) and Mabel Johnson (4) . Fred was working as a "Saloon Keeper" in 1910, and Gertrude Bartz was working as a "Floor Person". In 1914 Fred and Louisa Johnson purchased five acres of property (from Charles Peterson) in Bederwood, on the northeast shore of Stubbs Bay, in western Hennepin County, about 20 miles west of Minneapolis. They moved "out to the lake" in 1914. Neither of Louise's children by her earlier marriage (Fred and Gertrude) were (apparently) living at home by 1914. Fred and Louisa took a mortgage on five acres of property, about half of it lakeshore, and half on a hillside overlooking the lake. They paid the mortgage off by 1916. Fred and Louisa began developing a boat resort on the lower, lakeside half of their property in 1915. Fred built a number of summer cabins, and at least a few of the large, round-bottom wooden "rowboats" which were rented out at the resort. The 1920 census lists them as residents of Orono Township, living in a large 2-story home on the other portion of the property, on the hill north of the lake, where he and Louisa farmed, developed an orchard, and raised chickens. It appears that they either built or bought a house just south of the boat resort, to which Gertrude and her husband Gid Poisson moved, during the mid-1930s (after Gid left the Minneapolis Fire Department because of ill health.) Fred Johnson died  on June 5, 1929, in Wayzata, Hennepin, Minnesota. He was buried on June 7, 1929 in the Union Cemetery just east of Long Lake, in grave No. 6 (lot 24.) The 1930 census shows Louisa living with her daughter Mable Ross, Mabels' husband Herb, and their 8-month-old child, Gerald.  Louisa is listed as a widow, and as "manager, summer resort" (the Stubbs Bay boat resort.) Fred M Johnson was buried in Lot No. 24, grave No.6 on June 7, 1929 Union Cemetery. NOTE: There was a child,"Baby Ross," buried August 18, 1953 in the same grave as Fred Johnson, at Union Cemetery. Louisa took over operations of the boat resort from 1930 until the early 1940s, when she fell and broke her hip. Louisa was an invalid the remainder of her life, living with Herb and Mabel Ross until shortly before her death in 1958, in the home on the hill overlooking the lake. She passed away at Woodrest Nursing Home in Long Lake on July 24, 1958. She was buried at Union Cemetery, Long Lake, Mn, Lot No. 249, Grave No.5 (next to Fred Johnson.) Louisa's daughter Gertrude, and her husband Gideon took over operating the boat resort until about 1948, when Gid's health forced them to sell the boat resort to the Cleary family. SOURCES: [1] US Census, 1880, E. D. 100-109, Stearns, Minnesota (Deb Smith) [2] US Census, 1890, 1900, 1910, Minneapolis (Deb Smith) and 1920, 1930, Orono Township. [3] Carroll-Ahmann Ancestries, http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=ahmann&id=I1234 [4] Orono Township, MN property records, 1914 (Fred Johnson) [5] Weidner Research Center ---http://www.weidner.org/Weidner_II/weidner_II-p/p77.htm ---http://www.weidner.org/Weidner_II/weidner_site_two-o/p39.htm [6] FamilySearch (Louisa Nuetzling, 1870, Minnesota) subm./ Carol KUEHNEL - 1749 Beebe Road Maplewood MN - Compact Disc #105 - Pin #16210 [7] Minnesota Death Record, Johnson, Mabel Marguerite, certid# 1906-34615 -- Mother's Maiden Name: Neutzling. [8] Immigration: New York Passenger Lists 1850-1891 Ancestry.Com (CD) [9] https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/index/record-search-advanced#searchType=records&collectionId=&advanced=true&fed=true&page=1&givenName=fred+&surname=johnson&birthYear=1872&range-birthYear=5&birthLocation=norway&deathYear=1925&range-deathYear=5&deathLocation=orono+township%2C+minnesota&residenceYear=&range-residenceYear=1&residenceLocation=&fatherFirst=&fatherLast=&motherFirst=&motherLast=&spouseFirst=&spouseLast=&marriageYear=&range-marriageYear=1&marriageLocation=&filtered=false [10] "Satisfaction of Mortgage" form, # 820661, Book 874, executed by Fred and Louisa Johnson on Oct 16, 1916, Hennepin Co. Recorders' Office . [11] Various Smith & Poisson family stories.


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