The Pecha (Baker), Meinen, Stoffel, Yakesh (Jakeš) families of Chippewa County, Wisconsin

The Felix and Anna (Stoffel) Yakesh Family
Left to Right Top Row: Ramona, John, Robert, Irene.
Bottom Row: Barbara, Anna, Felix, and Charlotte (my grandmother).

This page is dedicated to my paternal grandmother and her ancestry.


Nickolas and Magdalene (Mayer) Meinen Filiation Stoffel Thomas Jakes (Yakesh) Ancestry
Johann and Maria (Bennesch) Meinen Peter and Anna (Weber) Stoffel Thomas and Catherine (Smetana) Yakesh
  John and Theresa (Meinen) Stoffel John and Anna (Pecha) Yakesh

Written Works

Letters from John Yakesh 1917, 1918 Dates in the Yakesh-Pecha Family
Meinen Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary Biography on Peter Meinen
The 1900 Census in Chippewa Co. Stoffel Centennial Reunion
Yakesh Pecha History by Lillian Hassemer William Mayer Family by H. Hebert
From Bloomer to Brloh History of Bloomer (PDF 3,544 K)


Meinen, Anna (Stoffel) Meinen, Bernard Meinen, Edmund Meinen, Johann
Meinen, Joseph Meinen, Julius Meinen, Louis Meinen, Magdolena (Mayer)
Meinen, Nickolas Meinen, Peter Meinen, William

Bowe, Catherine (Stoffel) Clements, Rosemary (Stoffel) Hunz, Magdalene (Stoffel) Smetana, Theresa (Stoffel)
Stoffel, Adolph Stoffel, Anna (Weber) Stoffel, Carl Stoffel, Eugene
Stoffel, Father Elmer Stoffel, George Stoffel, Geraldine (Prince) Stoffel, Irma (Miller)
Stoffel, John Stoffel, Joseph Stoffel, Katherine (Yakesh) Stoffel, Leo
Stoffel, Michael Stoffel, Peter Jr. Stoffel, Theresa (Meinen) Stoffel, William

Cullen, Mary (Yakesh) Hassemer, Lillian (Yakesh) Morgan, Barb (Yakesh) Pecha, John
Pecha, Mary Schwartz, Mary (Yakesh) Yakesh, Agnes (Boehm) Yakesh, Anna (Pecha)
Yakesh, Anna (Stoffel) Yakesh, Katherine (Smetana) Yakesh, Felix Yakesh, Jacob
Yakesh, John Yakesh, John Jr. Yakesh, Peter Yakesh, Thomas



Anne (Weber) Stoffel 1832-1913

Peter Stoffel 1828-1905 

John Stoffel children, ca 1910 *

John Stoffel children lined up by age, ca 1960s

John Stoffel family, ca 1928

Joseph and Catherine (Stoffel) Bowe

Nickolas and Magdalene (Mayer) Meinen

Nickolas and Magdalene (Mayer) Meinen family, ca 1915

Nickolas and Magdalene (Mayer) Meinen family, ca 1915

John and Theresa (Meinen) Stoffel, ca 1896


Theresa (Meinen) Stoffel 1877-1951 


William Stoffel & Katherine Yakesh marriage 1923

Peter Jr. Stoffel family

Cook Valley, Wi School ca. 1913





Anna (Pecha) Yakesh, ca 1890s *

Felix and Anna (Stoffel) Yakesh, ca 1929


John and Anna (Pecha) Yakesh family, ca 1916

John and Jake Yakesh, ca 1890s *

John and Theresa (Brokesh) Pecha family, ca 1880 *

John Jr. Yakesh's grave at Meuse-Argonne

John Yakesh and Anna Pecha's Wedding, 1895

The Little Bohemian Band, ca 1900

The Bloomer International Band, ca 1915 *

Mary and Anna Pecha, ca 1893-94

Mary Pecha, ca 1890s *

The Thomas Yakesh Family, ca 1880s

Yakeshs in the Great War, ca 1917 

John Jr. Yakesh and his new "motor bike"


* Pictures courtesy Wolmar and William Stoffel


Information on Brloh C.R.

Information on Nova Ves C.R.

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