Monday, December 7, 2015

Frank Xavier Revie, Fredericka Louise Thiel, and their children

Frank Revie and Louise (Thiel) Revie were my great-great-great-grandparents. Their son Charles Revie was my great-great-grandfather, and his son Frank Revie was my great-grandfather.

François Xavier Frank (Rivet) Revie
born March 28, 1815 in Saint-Sulpice, Lower Canada (modern-day Saint-Sulpice, Quebec, Canada)
died 1874 in Wausau, Wisconsin

Fredericka Louise “Louise” (Thiel) Revie
born February 8, 1838 in Gollnowshagen, Prussia (modern-day Białuń, Poland)
died March 20, 1915 in Wausau, Wisconsin

Frank Xavier Revie Saint Peter's Cemetery Wausau Wisconsin
Frank Revie's grave
Frank Revie was born as François Xavier Rivet on March 28, 1815, in Saint-Sulpice, Lower Canada, to Charles Rivet and Marie Angelique (Bertrand) Rivet. He was baptized at the Catholic church in Saint-Sulpice the day after his birth. Frank moved from Canada to Marathon County, Wisconsin, before 1852, when he declared his intention to become an American citizen.

Louise Thiel was born to Karl Frederick Thiel and Charlotte Sophia (Waidt) Thiel in Prussia and moved to Berlin, Wisconsin with her parents around 1850. Frank and Louise married Jan. 17, 1858 in the town of Berlin and had seven children. They later moved to the town of Maine, and Louise moved to Wausau and the town of Texas after Frank's death. Both are buried at St. Peter's Cemetery in the town of Wausau with their son Charles, his wife, and son.

Fredericka Louise Thiel Revie Saint Peter's Cemetery Wausau Wisconsin
Louise (Thiel) Revie's grave

Their seven children:
  1. Frank F. Revie (1859-1917)
  2. Charles Revie (1861-1926)
  3. Matilda Ernestina Louise (Revie) Kline (1864-1935)
  4. George Revie (1865-1937)
  5. Louise (Revie) Taplin (1867-????)
  6. Mary Elizabeth Revie (1869-1942)
  7. Anna (Revie) Moon (1872-1936)

1. Frank F. Revie
born November 18, 1859 in Texas, Wisconsin
died June 23, 1917 in Hoquiam, Washington

Frank grew up with his family in the Wausau area. He married Chloe Jane “Jennie” Hobart on Nov. 6, 1884 in Marathon County, Wisconsin. They had three children: William, Charles, and Frank. Frank and Jennie moved to Everett, Washington between 1887 and 1897. Frank worked as a log scaler and as a farmer. He died in 1917 and Jennie died on Dec. 21, 1927 in Portland, Oregon.

2. Charles Revie
born June 15, 1861 in Maine, Wisconsin
died January 1, 1926 in Wausau, Wisconsin

Charles lived and farmed in the Wausau area for his entire life, also working as a logger for a time. Charles married Henrietta E. Bertha “Hattie” Seymour on Oct. 13, 1894 in the town of Easton. They had fourteen children and lived together in the town of Texas until Charles' death, after which Hattie continued to run the family farm with her children. Sometime before 1960, Hattie moved to Lindermann Avenue in Racine to live with her son Aaron. Charles and Hattie are buried at St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery in the town of Wausau, along with their son Edward and Charles' parents.

3. Matilda Ernestina Louise (Revie) Kline
born October 1864 in Wisconsin
died April 5, 1935

Matilda grew up in the Wausau area and also lived with a maternal uncle in Ulster, Iowa. She married John Kline on March 29, 1893 in Marathon County, Wisconsin. They adopted one daughter, Margie. Matilda and John farmed in Rib Mountain, Wisconsin. John died on Nov. 8, 1923 and Matilda died in 1935. Both are buried at Pine Grove Cemetery in Wausau, along with their daughter and her husband.

4. George Revie
born 25 Oct 1865 in Wausau, Wisconsin
died November 21, 1937 in Spokane, Washington

After growing up in the Wausau area, where he worked as a day laborer, George moved to Clear Lake, Washington. He married Bessie B. (Brown) Frank on June 14, 1911 in Orting, Washington. They did not have children, but Bessie had three children from her first marriage. George and Bessie lived on a farm in Marshall, Washington. George died in 1937, and Bessie died on June 20, 1938 in Spokane. Bessie is buried at Riverside Memorial Park in Spokane.

5. Louise (Revie) Taplin
born December 5, 1867 in Berlin, Wisconsin
died February 8, 1948 in Townsend, Montana

Louise was baptized on Dec. 18, 1867 in the German Methodist Episcopal Church and grew up in the Wausau area. She married Albertus “Bert” Taplin on July 23, 1886 in Marathon County, Wisconsin, and had two children, Charles and Charlotte. Bert was from Wautoma, Wisconsin, and after several years living in Wausau, the couple moved to Wautoma. Bert worked as a farmer and teamster. He died on Oct. 18, 1943, and Louise died in 1948. They are buried at Pine Grove Cemetery in Wausau.

6. Mary Elizabeth Revie
born June 25, 1869 in Berlin, Wisconsin
died June 12, 1942 in Sedro-Woolley, Washington

Mary was born and grew up in the Wausau area. At some point, she moved to Washington. By 1940, she was living at the Northern State Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. She died there and her ashes are buried in the cemetery on the hospital grounds.

7. Anna (Revie) Moon
born July 1872 in Wausau, Wisconsin
died February 13, 1936 in Orland, California

Anna grew up with her siblings and mother on their farm outside of Wausau. She married George Francis Moon on June 26, 1894 in Marathon County, Wisconsin. They lived in Spencer, Wisconsin for several years before moving to California, where they lived in St. Helena, Wyo, and Orland. George worked as a farmer, as well as a stint as a clerk at a sanitarium. Anna and George had six children: Ethan Allen, Arlie, George Cecil, Vivian, Myrna, and Cornelia. After Anna's death, George remarried to Mary Arminta “Minta” (Carpenter) Gates. George died on Dec. 27, 1948 in Woodland, California and Minta died Apr. 16, 1965 in Santa Rosa, California. Anna and George are buried at Orland Masonic Cemetery in Orland, while Minta is buried at St. Helena Public Cemetery in St. Helena.