Brunz Jacob

Male 1869 - 1926  (56 years)


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  • Name Brunz Jacob 
    Born 17 Dec 1869  Merkel, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Apr 1926  Norfolk, Madison County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Herrick Cemetery, Gregory County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12119  Margheim Family from Gottlieb
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2007 

    Father Brunz Georg Jacob,   b. 1831, Merkel, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916, Carlock, Gregory County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Kauz Maria Barbara,   b. 1833, Merkel, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1899, Merkel, Saratov province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married Abt 1856  Merkel, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Adam Eva,   b. 26 Aug 1869, Merkel, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1942, Herrick, Gregory County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married Abt 1891  Merkel, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Bruntz Heinrich,   b. 1891, Merkel Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1892, Merkel Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +2. Brunz Mary Elizabeth,   b. 4 Aug 1893, Merkel, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1987, Gregory County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +3. Brunz Eva,   b. 1896, Merkel, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1931, Bazine, Ness County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    +4. Brunz Jacob, Jr.,   b. 22 Aug 1897, Merkel, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1963, Hastings, Adams County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     5. Brunz Heinrich L.,   b. 31 Oct 1899, Merkel, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1975, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     6. Bruntz Amelia Margaret,   b. 1902, Gregory County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1902, Jamison, Gregory County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Bruntz Adam,   b. 1904, Gregory County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1904, Gregory County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +8. Brunz Adolph Benjamin,   b. 8 Dec 1905, Gregory, Gregory County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1971, Burke, Gregory County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     9. Bruntz Solomon,   b. 1906, Gregory County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1906, Gregory County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +10. Bruntz Emanuel Emil,   b. 29 Jan 1908, Gregory County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 2001, Burke, Gregory County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     11. Brunz Philip Adam,   b. 23 Aug 1912, Gregory County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1977, Hastings, Adams County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Family ID F4327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Jacob Brunz and Eva Adam Family, Burke, Gregory County, South Dakota 1917.
    Jacob Brunz and Eva Adam Family, Burke, Gregory County, South Dakota 1917.
    Standing L to R: Emanuel (Emil), Jakob, and unknown man on porch. Sitting in the Auto L to R: Adolph, Phillip Adam, Jacob and Eva.
    Jacob Brunz and Eva Adam Family, Burke, Gregory County, South Dakota 1922.
    Jacob Brunz and Eva Adam Family, Burke, Gregory County, South Dakota 1922.
    Back row L to R: Jacob, Jr., Heinrich L., Adolph Benjamin and Emanuel (Emil). Front row L to R: Eva, Phillip (Adopted), Eva, Jacob, and Mary Elizabeth.

  • Notes 
    • Taken from the book "In the Shadow of a Bell Tower" by Darrell W. Kautz, Kansas City, Missouri: Came to New York in January, 1900 aboard the SS Madussa (?). Moved to Atkinson, Nebraska where they met Henry Bruntz and his family. This family moved to a farm near Burke, South Dakota. His father lived with them until his death. Information supplied by Esther Bruntz, Bazine, Kansas and her son Kent Bruntz, Wichita, Kansas.

      Taken from the Baltimore, Maryland Port of Entry ship manifests listings: Manifest of the S. S. Rhein, arriving at Baltimore January 4, 1901. Listed as passengers: Jakob Bruns, age 31. Occupation: Laborer. Nationality: Russian. Last residence: Makarovka (Merkel) Russia. Destination: Stuart, Nebraska. Name and address of nearest relative in USA: Heinrich Bruns, brother, Stuart, Nebraska. Wife: Eva, age 31. Children: Maria Elizabeth, age 5; Eva, age 3; Jakob, age 2; Heinrich, age 9 months.

      The South Dakota 1910 US census for Gregory County, Jones Precinct, Enumeration District #25 lists the family as follows: Family Group 120; Jacob Brunz, age 40, born in Russia, came to USA in 1902. Occupation: Farmer, General Farming. Wife: Eva, age 40, born in Russia, came to USA in 1901. Children: Mary, age 17, born in Russia, came to USA in 1901; Eva, age 14, born in Russia, came to USA in 1901; Jackob, age 12, born in Russia, came to USA in 1901; Henry, age 10, born in Russia, came to USA in 1901; Adolph, age 4, born in South Dakota; Emma (Emil E.), age 2, born in South Dakota.

      The South Dakota 1920 US census for Gregory County, Jones Precinct, Enumeration District #73 lists the family as follows: Family Group 195; Jacob Brunz, Sr., age 50, born in Russia, came to USA in 1900. Occupation: Farmer. Wife: Eva, age 50, born in Russia, came to USA 1900. Children: Henry, age 20, born in Russia; Adolph B., age 14, born in South Dakota; Emilie, age 12, born in South Dakota. Also living in the household was nephew Phillip Adam, age 7, born in South Dakota. Note: Adopted nephew Phillip Adam.