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Fred Tietbohl III was born in Williamsport,
PA in 1932. His father was Fred Tietbohl II, and his
mother was Mary Miller Sawyer also from PA. The Tietbohl name came from
Prussia in 1881 when August W Tietbohl entered the US. FJT III pursued
a full military career retiring from the USAF as a Lt. Colonel in
1975. Fred and Ruby lived in Colorado until she passed away in 2003 after45
years of marriage.
Michelle was born in Texas in 1960 and was in
public school in Montgomery, Alabama; Ramstein AB,
Germany; Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Aurora,
Colorado. From there she went to Colorado State
University and the Colorado Institute of Art. She
is a Commercial Artist and Graphic Designer. She
married Jon Smick and they live in Wisconsin.
Jon Smick was born Illinois 1962. He was
in public school in that area and went on to Concordia College in New
York. He lived in Wisconsin and also in Colorado. He was in the
printing business in the Denver area when he married Michelle. They
lived in Washington State, and now in Wisconsin where he is
a manager in the packing/printing business.
Christopher was born 1983 in California. He went to nursery school there and also in Colorado.
He then moved from Aurora, Colorado to Washington State and finally on to Wisconsin where he
finished High School in 2001. He was an avid outdoorsman, loved fishing and sports of all kinds,
and worked as a fishing guide for tourists on Wisconsin lakes. Christopher died an accidental death on Dec. 21 2001.
A memorial fund was established in his name at Green Lake.
near Hector, Arkansas in 1918. She was the daughter of Thomas Lee Romines born 1854 in Missouri.Thomas Lee's second wife was Tamsie Hill. They were married in Arkansas in 1908 .Tamsie was the daughterof William Hill who came to Pope County, AR from TN in 1861. Thomas and Tamsie had six children: Charlie, George, Mary, Callie, Katie and William. Thomas Lee's father was Tennessee Romines and his mother was Rhoda Swain.
Emmet Holyfield was born
near Hattiesville, Arkansas in 1919. He was the son of John
Riley Holyfield born 1874 in Arkansas. John Riley married Carrie
Gillum born 1877 also from Arkansas. John and Carrie had nine
surviving children: Thomas J., George, Fay, Guy, Emmet, Jane, Pearl,
Bertie and Orrie. John Riley's father also born in AR was Newton
Holyfield 1836 -1921. Newton's Father was James Holyfield c. 1811 -
1870 from North Carolina.
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