Joseph Claas was born on October 17, 1900, in Waukesha, Wisconsin. He was the son of William Claas. He had eight brothers and eight sisters. He died on January 6, 1901, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, within a year of his birth.
↑ "Wisconsin Births and Christenings, 1826-1926," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XRLM-N9K : 12 December 2014), Joseph Claas, 17 Oct 1900; citing Fussville, Waukesha, Wisconsin, reference p509 cn02540; FHL microfilm 1,305,603.
↑ "Wisconsin Birth Index, 1820-1907," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VH4Y-JT8 : 4 December 2014), Joseph Claas, 17 Oct 1900; from "Wisconsin Births, 1820-1907," database, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2000); citing Waukesha, Wisconsin, reel 0300, Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, Vital Records Division, Madison.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Joseph by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Joseph: