FIRST GENERATION, CHILD OF FREDERICK AND SUSANNA KOPISKE
|BIRTH:||18 September 1829 – Germany|
|DEATH:||30 May 1909 – Township of Wolf River, Winnebago Co., WI|
|BURIAL:||1 June 1909 – Township of Bloomfield, Waushara Co., WI|
Frederick was married in Germany to:
|BIRTH:||6 April 1837 – Germany|
|DEATH:||2 February 1895 – Township of Wolf River, Winnebago Co., WI|
|BURIAL:||Township of Bloomfield, Waushara 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.