THREE UEHLEIN BROTHERS FROM MILWAUKEE
By Mary Lou Traffis, Copyright, Revised 1-15-2000
The following information came from conversations with Mary Lou Traffis
starting on January 15, 1997 with Betsy Uehlein and Phillis Uehlein starting on February
2, 1997. Betsy Uehlein owns a Caviar and Fine Food business under the name of "The
Caviar Lady and Son" in Palm Springs, California. Phillis Uehlein is the wife of
Joseph Edward Uehlein of Greeneville, TN. Through discussions with each of them I was able
to determine that their families were related.
There were three brothers, one name unknown, Killian Uehlein and
Michael Uehlein that came to Milwaukee, Wisconsin from Germany.
The first brother name unknown was married and had 3 children.
Mary Margaret Uehlein
They lived in Milwaukee. The children's parents were killed in an
accident when Frank was only 8 years old. Frank was then raised a by Uncle Martin and the
2 girls were raised by an Aunt Kate. Uncle Martin and Aunt Kate might have been Killian's
Killian Uehlein left Milwaukee to work in the Limes Stone Quarry's in
Southern Indiana. Killian married, wife's name unknown, and had three children. It was
said that these children were cousins to a Mitzi of California who was in movies.
Martin Joseph Uehlein married and had two children.
Male Uehlein child who lived for three days.
Joseph Edward Uehlein who married Phillis. In 1997, Phillis
Greenville, TN. They had four children.
Kate Uehlein (Katherine)
Male Uehlein child (name unknown)
Michael Uehlein stayed in Milwaukee. Michael Uehlein married Veronika
Wasser. Veronika Wasser's mother's maiden name was Baier from Bavaria. They lived on Fond
du Lac Avenue in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They had at least eight children.
Amanda Uehlein born and died on January 22,
1887. She is buried at Calvary Cemetery in Milwaukee.
Edwardt Uehlein born March 14, 1888
Henry John Uehlein born on December 3, 1889
Emil Uehlein married Mary Plachy. They moved to
California sometime around the 1940's. They had three children.
George Uehlein was born in 1923 in Milwaukee.
He married Betsy, also from Milwaukee in 1947. Even though they both came from Milwaukee
they met and married in California. They had one son.
George (or Greg) Uehlein who was born in 1948.
Dorothy Uehlein (nickname Mitzi). Dorothy was
worked on the Stage. Her stage name was Helen Chapman. Her work included Ester William
Movies and she was also the World Trade Girl in 1940 and one other year.
Other Names of Interest:
Mary Plachy, Emil Uehlein's wife had 5 brothers and sisters - Alois, Julius, __ and _
Betsy Uehlein remembers that there were cousins Mildred and Robert
Hurhingson, from Great Plains, NY. Also, there was Erwin and Maria Uihlein. Erwin might
have been involved somewhat with the Schlitz Brewery. It was said that he sent his
secretary out to California and she decided to stay and became an Agent.
Greetings! I'm the second Michael, son
of Joseph Edward, mention in this document. I didn't know this existed. Just
a note, the Phyllis you mentioned, my mother, is spelled Phillis and my
sister is spelled Deirdre.
Michael J. Uehlein