Adam Bruck, farmer, Sec. 17; P.O. Watertown; born Oct. 10, 1828, in Prussia, and worked as a vine cultivator in the Rhenish Provinces; came to America in 1849 and located in Watertown Township, Jefferson Co., Wis.; bought forty acres of land and built his house and barns; he now owns sixty-three acres and raises rye, wheat, barley, oats and stock; he also makes butter for the market. He married Miss Sophie Fortmann, of Prussia, July 11, 1850, and has had seven children –
Sophie, born May 4, 1851, died Aug. 2, 1854;
Mena, born Dec. 28, 1852, died Aug. 1, 1854;
Mena, born Jan. 29, 1855;
Sophie, Oct. 1, 1856;
Anna, Dec. 29, 1858;
Emma, Sept. 29, 1860;
Frederick, Sept. 21, 1863.
He was Treasurer of Township one year, Supervisor of Township one year, Clerk of Schools fifteen years in succession, Treasurer of Schools three years; member of Lodge, No. 77, I.O.O.F. He and his wife are members of the Congregational Church. [The History of Jefferson County, Wisconsin by C. W. Butterfield, 1879]
1890 Friedrich Bruck
Friedrich Bruck, Watertown, and Karoline Hanneman, Butler Co. Iowa.
1891 Nina Isabella Bruck
1891 Baptismal Certificate: Nina Isabella Bruck.
1906 Nina Isabella Bruck
1906 Confirmation Certificate: Nina Isabella Bruck, Ebenezar.
1913 Nina Bruck and Herman Else
1913 Nina Bruck and Herman Else, Marriage Certificate, Watertown.
History of Watertown, Wisconsin