Friedrich Wilhelm Menke
- Born: 21 Apr 1832, Elverdissen, Herford, Detmold, Nordrhein-Westphalia
- Marriage: Anna Louisa Wulfmeyer in Oct 1855
- Died: 29 Mar 1908, Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois at age 75
Friedrich and his family lived in an attractive home at 300 S. 12th.
From the book: Quincy and Adams Co.:
Frederick William Menke also served in the city council, representing the Fourth Ward for thirteen years. His wife was Friedericke Louise, nee Wulfmcyer, born February 23, 1837, near Herford, Westphalia; he died in 1908, and his wife departed this life in 1916. Children living are: George William Menke, Edward Menke, and Frederick C. Menke, .sons; and Mrs. Emilie Hagenbruch, and Anna F. Ruff, wife of Edward Ruff, daughters.
George William Menke, eldest son of Frederick William and Friederike Louise (Wulfmeyer)Menke in 1884 married Sophia Brehm, of Warsaw; they have two sons, Edgar and Ralph Menke, and one daughter, Helen, the wife of William Rupp, Jr., cashier of the Illinois State Bank.
Edward H. Menke, the next son, married Mathilde Dick, daughter of the pioneer, John Dick; she died April, 1898, leaving her husband with two children, Edward and Louise Menke; they now reside in Los Angeles, California.
Frederick C. Menke, the youngest son, married Hannah Mathers, and they have three sons and two daughters.
George William Menke is president; Harold F. Metzger is secretary, and Frederick C. Menke is treasurer of the Menke Stone and Lime Company.
Friedrich married Anna Louisa Wulfmeyer in Oct 1855. (Anna Louisa Wulfmeyer was born on 23 Feb 1837 in Elverdissen, Herford, Detmold, Nordrhein-Westphalia and died in 1916.)