In case it's helpful to your research, the family placed death notices for Rose Schmidt Resch in the local German language newspapers, possibly for Friedrich as well, depending on his death date. These are indexed in "Milwaukee's German Newspapers; an index of death notices and related items" (1844-1950). There are about 45 Resch entries or references in the current index. Some of the other surnames connected with Resch include Hett or Hoff Stattler Fregin Gutermuth Krauser. An earlier Milwaukee Resch family had some connection with Jaegersberg, St. Ulrich (also Austria?)
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