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.

Frank Xavier Revie
born March 28, 1815 in Saint-Sulpice, L'Assomption Regional County Municipality, Lanaudière Region, Quebec, Canada
died 1874 in Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin

Fredericka Louise “Louise” (Thiel) Revie
born February 4, 1838 in Gollnowshagen, Prussia (modern-day Białuń, Gmina Goleniów, Goleniów County, Zachodniopomorskie Voivodeship, Poland)
died March 20, 1915 in Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin

Frank Revie was born as François Xavier Rivet to Charles Rivet and Marie Angélique (Bertrand) Rivet. He was baptized at the Catholic church in Saint-Sulpice, Quebec the day after his birth. Frank immigrated from Canada to Marathon County, Wisconsin, at some point before 1852, when he declared his intention to become an American citizen. Two of his brothers, Joseph and Nicolas, also made their declarations at the same time. After arrived in Wisconsin, Frank Americanized his name from François to Frank and Rivet to Revie.


Louise Thiel was born to Karl Frederick Thiel and Charlotte Sophia (Waidt) Thiel in Prussia and immigrated to Berlin, Marathon County, Wisconsin with her parents around 1853. Frank and Louise married on January 17, 1858 in the town of Berlin and had seven children. They later moved to the town of Maine, Marathon County, Wisconsin, and Louise lived in Wausau and the town of Texas, Marathon County, Wisconsin, after Frank's death. Both are buried at Saint Peter's Cemetery in the town of Wausau with their son Charles, his wife, and his son.



Their seven children:
  1. Frank F. Revie (1859-1917)
  2. Charles Revie (1861-1926)
  3. Mathilda Ernestina Louisa (Revie) Kline (1863-1935)
  4. George Revie (1865-1937)
  5. Louise (Revie) Taplin (1867-1948)
  6. Mary Elizabeth Revie (1869-1942)
  7. Anna (Revie) Moon (1872-1936)


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

Frank grew up with his family in the Wausau area. He married Chloe Jane “Jennie” Hobart on November 6, 1884 in Marathon County, Wisconsin. They had three children: William, Charles, and Frank. Frank and Jennie moved to Everett, Snohomish County, Washington between 1887 and 1897. Frank worked as a log scaler and as a farmer. He died in 1917 and Jennie died on December 21, 1927 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon. Frank is buried with his son William at Union Cemetery in Sedro-Woolley, Skagit County, Washington. Jennie is buried at Sunset Memorial Park in Hoquiam.

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

Charles was baptized at the German Methodist Episcopal Church in the town of Maine, Wisconsin. He lived and farmed in the Wausau area for his entire life, also working as a logger for a time. Charles married Henrietta E. Bertha Seymour on October 13, 1894 at Trinity Lutheran Church in the town of Easton, Marathon County, Wisconsin. They had fourteen children: Lloyd, Aaron, Frank, Vesta, Eva, Hattie, Roger, Constance, George, Xenia, Edward, Ned, Cedric, and June. Charles and Hattie 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 her son Aaron's home on Lindermann Avenue in Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin. She died in Racine County, Wisconsin, on March 25, 1963. Charles and Hattie are buried at Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery in the town of Wausau, along with their son Edward and Charles' parents.


3. Mathilda Ernestina Louisa (Revie) Kline
born 14 April 1863 in Berlin, Marathon County, Wisconsin
died April 5, 1935

Mathilda was baptized at the German Methodist Episcopal Church in the town of Maine and grew up in the Wausau area. She also lived for a time with her maternal uncle August Thiel in Ulster, Floyd County, Iowa. She married John Kline on March 29, 1893 in Marathon County. They adopted one daughter, Margie. Mathilda and John farmed in Rib Mountain, Marathon County, Wisconsin. John died on November 8, 1923 and Mathilda died in 1935. Both are buried at Pine Grove Cemetery in Wausau, along with their daughter and her husband.

4. George Revie
born October 25, 1865 in Berlin, Marathon County, Wisconsin
died November 21, 1937 in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington

George was baptized in the town of Maine at the German Methodist Episcopal Church on November 13, 1865. After growing up in the Wausau area, where he worked as a day laborer, George moved to Clear Lake, Skagit County, Washington. He married Bessie B. (Brown) Frank on June 14, 1911 in Orting, Pierce County, Washington. They did not have children, but Bessie had three children from her first marriage. George and Bessie lived on a farm in Marshall, Spokane County, 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, Marathon County, Wisconsin
died February 8, 1948 in Townsend, Broadwater County, Montana

Louise was baptized on December 18, 1867 in the German Methodist Episcopal Church in the town of Maine and grew up in the Wausau area. She married Albertus “Bert” Taplin on July 23, 1886 in Marathon County and had two children, Charles and Charlotte. Bert was from Wautoma, Waushara County, Wisconsin, and after several years living in Wausau, the couple moved there. Bert worked as a farmer and teamster. He died on October 18, 1943. After his death, Louise moved to Townsend, Montana to live with her daughter, where she died in 1948. They are buried at Pine Grove Cemetery in Wausau.

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

Mary was baptized, like her siblings, at the German Methodist Episcopal Church in the town of Maine, 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 16, 1872 in Texas, Marathon County, Wisconsin
died February 13, 1936 in Orland, Glenn County, California

Anna was baptized at the German Methoist Episcopal Church in the town of Maine and 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. They lived in Spencer, Marathon County, Wisconsin, for several years before moving to California, where they lived in Saint Helena, Napa County, California; Wyo, Glenn County, California; and Orland. George worked as a farmer and a clerk at a sanitarium. Anna and George had six children: Ethan, Arlie, George, Vivian, Myrna, and Cornelia. After Anna's death, George remarried to Mary Arminta “Minta” (Carpenter) Gates on August 8, 1937 in Orland. George died on December 27, 1948 in Woodland, Yolo County, California and Minta died April 16, 1965 in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California. Anna and George are buried at Orland Masonic Cemetery in Orland, while Minta is buried at Saint Helena Public Cemetery in Saint Helena.

2 comments :

  1. Louise Revie Taplin is my great-grandmother. According to findagrave.com, she died February 8, 1948 in Townsend, Montana and is buried in Pine Grove Cemetery in Wausau, Wisc.
    Pleased to meet you, cousin!
    Ida Lorraine Heisler

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  2. Hi Ida,
    I created a page on Find A Grave for Louise when I found new information, but I forgot to update this blog post. Thanks for the reminder. Happy to hear from a "new" cousin!

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