In case this is helpful, some of the Brodesser names/dates in this thread are also indexed in the local German papers; looking for German immigrants? look at German papers, right? Names like Johanna Brodesser (1894), Theodor (1909 or 1922), Joseph Brodesser. And there's a Gertrud Fischer, née Brodesser as well (if this is still part of a Fischer thread. There was also a widowed Brodesser named Maria, who remarried to a Schmitz.
"Milwaukee's German Newspapers; an index of death notices and related items" (1844-1950).
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Gary Rebholz, compiler/editor
Indexing Milwaukee's German newspapers continuously since 2007... helping to access our historic German-American culture.