by Joyce Huntington with Sharon Vircks
FIRST GENERATION, CHILD OF FREDERICK AND SUSANNA KOPISKE
Michael KopiskeMichael was married abt 1853 in Posen, Prussia, Germany to:
|BIRTH:||18 Sep 1829 - Sosnowiec Wielki, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland|
|DEATH:||30 May 1909 - Wolf River, Winnebago, WI|
|BURIAL:||01 Jun 1909 - Bloomfield, Waushara, WI|
Eva MuellerChildren of Michael and Eva Kopiske:
|BIRTH:||06 Apr 1837 - Ciezkowo, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland|
|DEATH:||02 Feb 1895 - Wolf River, Winnebago, WI|
|BURIAL:||Feb 1895 - Bloomfield,Winnebago Co,WI|
Michael and Eva immigrated to the United States in 1872. According to the 1900 census, Michael was living with his son, William. In the 1880 census, Michael’s last name was spelled Kopitzky. On his death certificate, in 1909, it was spelled Kopiske. His death was sudden – probably from heart disease. He was a farmer.
Selma Rucks said that Eva could speak Polish fluently so she must have been born close to the Polish border. Verna Meier said that Eva died of tuberculosis.