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WESSELING, WESSLING

WESSELING, Anna Angela
BORN: Apr 1, 1837, Hesepertwist (parish in Twist)
DIED: She probably died between her arrival in the US in 1841 and the 1850 census when she was not listed with her parents although she would have been only 13 years old. Three sisters married in Taos, Cole County, MO.
PARENTS: Gerhard Heinrich WESSELING
Anna Maria Elisabeth TEMMEN
EMIGRATION: 1840 - arrived New Orleans Jan 2, 1841 on the ship Rebecca
Gerhard WESSELING 38, farmer from Twist, going to Missouri
with Elisabeth TEMMEN, 38, Elisabeth WESSELING 12, Anna 10, Maria 7, Gerhard (Gertrud) 5, Angela 3
MARRIED: never married - died as child
NOTES: for parents and sister
1850 MO census, Cole County
Garet W WESLING, 49, Germany
Anna E 49, Germany
Anna E 22, Germany
SOURCES:

Angela's approximate year and probable place of birth and parents' names were known from the passenger list of the ship Rebecca. Twist parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for her.

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WESSELING, Anna Catharine
BORN: Oct 31, 1829 Hesepertwist (parish in Twist)
PARENTS: Gerhard Heinrich WESSLING
Anna Maria Elisabeth TEMMEN
EMIGRATION: 1840 - arrived Jan 2, 1841 on the ship Rebecca
Gerhard WESSELING 38, farmer from Twist, going to Missouri
with Elisabeth TEMMEN, 38, Elisabeth WESSELING 12, Anna 10, Maria 7, Gerhard (Gertrud) 5, Angela 3
MARRIED: Gerhard Heinrich HAKE (his entry)
marriage: Feb 29, 1848, Taos, Cole County, MO
CHILDREN: George Henry HAKE born 1850, MO
John Henry HAKE born 1856, Castle Rock, Osage County, MO
Anna Maria HAKE born 1859, MO
Herman Henry HAKE born 1861, MO
Peter HAKE born 1864, MO
NOTES: 1839 census Hespertwist
Gerhard Heinrich WESSELING, Colonist, 36,
Elisabeth TEMMEN, wife, 36
A Elis 11, A Cath 9, M Ges 7, Gertrud 4, Ang 2
SOURCES: Anna Catharine's parents' names were not on her marriage recorded at St Francis Xavier parish, Taos, which included records of St. Joseph parish, Westphalia. Her parents' names, her approximate year of birth and probable place of birth were known from the passenger list of the ship Rebecca. Twist parish records were searched and a corresponding baptismal entry was found there for Anna Catharine. Information about her children was taken from Margaret Gentges' book Births and Baptisms in Osage County, Missouri, prior to the 1880 Federal Census, of Children and Spouses of Immigrant Families.

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WESSELING, Anna Elisabeth
BORN: Feb 1, 1828, Hesepertwist (parish in Twist)
PARENTS: Gerhard Heinrich WESSLING
Anna Maria Elisabeth TEMMEN
EMIGRATION: 1840 - arrived Jan 2, 1841 on the ship Rebecca
Gerhard WESSELING 38, farmer from Twist, going to Missouri
with Elisabeth TEMMEN, 38, Elisabeth WESSELING 12, Anna 10, Maria 7, Gerhard (Gertrud) 5, Angela 3
MARRIED: (1) Herman FRANKEMSELLA died Apr 12, 1850
marriage: Sep 11, 1849, Osage County, MO
(2) Johan Heinrich WILKIN
marriage Feb 18, 1851, Westphalia, MO
NOTES: 1839 census Hespertwist
Gerhard Heinrich WESSELING, Colonist, 36,
Elisabeth TEMMEN, wife, 36
A Elis 11, A Cath 9, M Ges 7, Gertrud 4, Ang 2
1850 MO census, Cole County
Garet W WESLING, 49, Germany
Anna E 49, Germany
Anna E 22, Germany
SOURCES: Anna Elisabeth's parents' names, her approximate year of birth and probable place of birth were known from the passenger list of the ship Rebecca. Twist parish records were searched and a corresponding baptismal entry was found there for Anna Elisabeth. Information about her first marriage   was from the book Marriage Records for Osage County 1841 - 1861 and about her second from Cletus Hoer's book Marriages Performed in or near Westphalia, Osage County, Missouri...

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WESSELING, Anna Maria Adelheid/Gesina
BORN: Jun 17, 1832, Hesepertwist (parish in Twist)
DIED: Dec 28, 1902, Miller County, MO
PARENTS: Gerhard Heinrich WESSLING
Anna Maria Elisabeth TEMEN
EMIGRATION: 1840 - arrived New Orleans Jan 2, 1841 on the ship Rebecca
Gerhard WESSELING 38, farmer from Twist, going to Missouri
with Elisabeth TEMMEN, 38, Elisabeth WESSELING 12, Anna 10, Maria 7, Gerhard (Gertrud) 5, Angela 3
MARRIED: (1) Johann Heinrich BRAND
marriage: Mar 4, 1852 Taos, Cole County, MO
(2) Johan Bernard HAKE his entry
May 4, 1858, Westphalia, Osage County, MO
CHILDREN: Gerhard Henry BRAND born 1856, Osage Co, MO
A M Elis Hake BRAND born 1857, Osage Co, MO
Anna Cath HAKE born 1860, Jackson Twp, Osage County, MO
Mary Elizabeth HAKE born 1861, Osage County, MO
Bernard Henry HAKE (twin) born 1865, Osage County, MO
Anna Maria HAKE (twin) born 1865, Osage County, MO
Herman Henry HAKE born 1868, Westphalia, Osage County, MO
Gerhard Henry HAKE born 1873, Osage County, MO
NOTES: 1839 census Hespertwist
Gerhard Heinrich WESSELING, Colonist, 36,
Elisabeth TEMMEN, wife, 36
A Elis 11, A Cath 9, M Ges 7, Gertrud 4, Ang 2
SOURCES: A family history paper entitled HAKE-EVERS-WESSLING provided some basic information about this emigrant. It listed Anna Maria's date of birth, parents' names and emigration information and that corresponded exactly with the date of birth for Maria Gesina WESSLING found in the book Auswanderungsliste fuer die fruehere Pfarrgemeinde Twist in den Jahren 1838-1910 nach America which was verified in Twist parish records. The family history also stated that Anna Maria, who married John HAKE in 1858, was the widow of John BRANDT. An entry for that first marriage was found in the records of St. Francis Xavier parish although it gave the bride's name as Anna Maria Adelaide WESSLING. Anna Maria's marriage to HAKE was at St. Joseph parish in Westphalia, Osage County, MO. Information about the children was taken from Cletus Hoer's book Baptisms Performed in or near Westphalia, Osage County, Missouri. The family paper was the source used for Anna

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WESSELING, Euphemia Margaretha
BORN: Dec 20, 1816, Elbergen (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: Jun 8, 1907, Ray twp, Franklin County, IN
PARENTS: Johan Albert WESSELING
Maria Elisabeth SCHUERMANN
EMIGRATION: by 1856
MARRIED: Herman Heinrich MEER
marriage: Aug 6, 1844, Emsbueren
CHILDREN: Maria Elisabeth born 1845 Elbergen; died same year
Bd Hch born 1847, Elbergen; died 1902 Shelbyville, IN
Bernard Lukas born 1849, Elbergen; died 1941 USA
M Adl born 1852 Elbergen; died 1855
Bd Albt born 1855 Elberen; died 1944 Ray Twp
M Elis born 1855 Elbergen; died 1946, TX
NOTES: 1870 IN census, Franklin County, Ray twp
MEER, Henry, 51, Hannover
Margaret 55, Hannover
Bernard 14, Mary E 14, both born Ohio
  1900 IN census, Franklin County, Ray twp
MEHR, Ben, Sep 1855, Germany, marr 17, emgr 1859
Julian, wife, 36, IN
Henry 13, Lizzie 10, Maggie 9, Rosa 6, Frank 4, Theod 1, all born IN
MEHR, Maggie, mother, Nov 1812, Germany, wid, no emgr info
SOURCES:

All information except census but including date and place of death were found in the online Emsbueren Ortsfamilienbuch.

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WESSLING, Euphemia Maria
BORN: Oct 30, 1864 in Elbergen (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: Nov 22, 1920, Covington, Kenton County, KY
PARENTS: Gerhard Herman WESSLING
Euphemia Elisabeth ARNING
EMIGRATION: 1873 - arrived Sep 5, 1873 on the ship Karl Wilhelm I
MARRIED: Bernard HELMER his entry
marriage: Jan 24, 1903, Cincinnati, OH, at Immaculata Catholic Church, Mt. Adams
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WESLEY, Herman 61, Germany, sealing wax factory
Elizabeth 51, Germany
Henry 19, George 17, Famice 16, Susie 13, Andrew 10, Anna 8, all born in Germany
  1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WESSLING, herman Jul1819, Germany m. 42, emgr 1874
no wife listed
George Oct 1863, Germany
Famie Oct 1865, Germany
Susie Apr 1868, Germany
Andrew, Feb 1869, Germany
Anna Aug 1870, Germany
RESEARCHERS: Barbara V Smith and Ed Prindle who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect databases
SOURCES:

Euphemia Maria's date and place of birth and parents' names were noted in Barbara V Smith's WCdb. That information was verified in the online Emsbueren datenbank. Information abaout her marriage and emigration was from Barbara V Smith's WCdb and about her death from Ed Prindle's WCdb.

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WESSELING, Gerhard Heinrich
BORN: Jan 19, 1803, Klein Fullen (parish in Meppen)
DIED: Jan 21, 1874, Osage County, MO
PARENTS: Joannes Bernard WESSELING
Anna Catharine SCHEPERS
EMIGRATION: 1840 - arrivied Jan 2, 1841 on the ship Rebecca:
Gerhard WESSELING 38, farmer from Twist, going to Missouri, with Elisabeth TEMMEN 38 & WESSLING children Elisabeth 12, Anna 10, Maria 7, Gerhard (or Gertrud) 5, Angela 3
MARRIED: Anna Maria Elisabeth TEMMEN her entry
marriage: in Germany, probably Twist
CHILDREN: Elisabeth WESSELING born 1828, Twist
Anna Cath WESSELING born 1829, Twist m. HAKE
Maria Gesina WESSELING born 1832, Twist
Gerhard/Gertrud WESSELING born 1835, Twist
Angela WESSELING born 1837, Twist
Maria Magdalena WESSLING born 1846, MO
NOTES: 1850 MO census, Cole County
Garet W WESLING, 49, from Germany, Anna E 49, Germany, Anna E 22, Germany (their other children were not listed with them)
SOURCES: This family is listed in Margaret Gentges' book Immigrants to Osage County, Missouri, and their Immigrant Ships and Gerhard Heinr's birthdate from that book was verified in the Meppen parish records. His wife's and children's names and ages were taken from Gentges books, an 1839 census for Hespertwist, emigration records for Twist and the passenger list of the Rebecca.

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WESSLING, Gerhard Herman
BORN: Jul 21, 1819 in Elbergen (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: 1910-20
PARENTS: Johan Gerhard WESSLING
Euphemia Catharine SCHULTEN
EMIGRATION: 1873 - arrived Baltimore Sep 5, 1873 on ship Konig Wilhelm
WESSLING, Gerhard H 54, from Germany
Elisabeth 40, Bernhard 14, Heinr 12, child (name illegeble) 9, Marie 7, Adelheid 5, Andreas 3, Anna 11 mo
MARRIED: Euphemia Elisabeth ARNING her entry
marriage Feb 9, 1858, Emsbueren
CHILDREN: Johan Bernard WESSLING born 1859, Elbergen
Gerhard Heinrich WESSLING born 1860, Elbergen
Johan Gerhard WESSLING born 1862, Elbergen
Euphemia Maria WESSLING born 1864, Elbergen
Susanna Adelheid WESSLING born 1867, Elbergen
Andreas WESSLING born 1869, Elbergen
Anna Margaretha WESSLING born 1871, Elbergen
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WESLEY, Herman 61, Germany
Elizabeth 51, Germany
Henry 19, George 17, Famice 16, Susie 13, Andrew 10, Anna 8, all born in Germany
listed nextdoor to brother John G and his family
  1900 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WESSLING, Herman Jul 1819, Germany m. 42, emgr 1874
George Oct 1863, Germany
Famie Oct 1865, Germany
Susie Apr 1868, Germany
Andrew, Feb 1869, Germany
Anna Aug 1870, Germany
RESEARCHERS: Barbara V Smith who has this emigrant in her WorldConnect db.
SOURCES:

Herman's date and place of birth and parents' names were found in Barbara V Smith's WCdb. That information was confimed in the online Emsbueren datenbank which also had marriage information and birth information for the children.

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WESSELING, Johan Bernard
BORN: Apr 23, 1828 in Elbergen (parish in Emsbueren)
PARENTS: Johan Gerhard WESSLING
Euphemia Catharine SCHULTEN
EMIGRATION: 1852 - arr New Orleans Oct 1852 on ship Columbia
WESSELING, Gerd Heinr 30, Amt Lingen to Cincinnati
Bernhard 24
MARRIED: Elisabeth SHOEMAKER
CHILDREN: Bernard H WESSLING born 1859, OH
John H WESSLING born 1865, OH
Mary WESSLING born ca 1865, OH
Anna WESSLING born ca 1869, OH
Elizabeth WESSLING born 1872, OH
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
WESSLING, J B, 52, Prussia, clerk in store
Elizabeth 47, Prussia
Beng H 21, John H 17, Mary 15, Anna 11, Elizabeth 8, all born in OH
SHOEMAKER, Anna M, mother, 78, Prussia
RESEARCHERS: Barbara V Smith who has this emigrant in her WorldConnect db
SOURCES:

Johan Bernard's date and place of birth and parents' names, were found in Barbara V Smith's WCdb. That information was verified in the online Emsbueren datenbank. The WCdb was also the source of information about his wife, children and emigration.

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WESSLING, Johan Gerhard
BORN: Feb 9, 1825 in Elbergen (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: Nov 6, 1896, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH
PARENTS: Johan Gerhard WESSLING
Euphemia Catharine SCHULTEN
EMIGRATION: 1852 - arrived New Orleans Nov 30, 1852 on ship Johan Schmidt
WESSLING, Gerhard 24, Hannover to Cincinnati
Herman 21
MARRIED: Maria Elisabeth REVERMAN her entry
marriage: Jan 3, 1861, Cincinnati, OH
CHILDREN: George WESSELING born 1860, OH
Henry WESSELING born ca 1864, OH
Mary K WESSLING born 1866, OH
Bernard WESSLING born 1869, OH
Lizzie WESSLING born 1872, OH
Louisa WESSLING born 1874, OH
Margaret WESSLING born 1877, OH
Mary Philomena (Minnie) WESSLING born 1880, OH
NOTES: 1880 OH census, Hamilton County, Cincinnati, ward 4
WESSLING John G 55, Prussia, porter in store
Mary E, 42, Prussia
Henry 19, George 16, Mary 14, Bernard 11, Elizabeth 8, Louisa 6, Margaret 3, all born in OH
RESEARCHERS: Barbara V Smith who has this emigrant in her WorldConnectDB
SOURCES:

All information about Johan Gerhard was taken from Barbara V Smith's WCdb. The birth information was also verified in the online Emsbueren datenbank.

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WESSLING, Maria Gertrud
BORN: Feb 13, 1835, Hesepertwist (parish in Twist)
DIED: She probably died between arrival in the US in 1841 and the 1850 census when she was not listed with her parents although she would have been only 15 years old. Marriages for her 3 sisters travelling with her on the Rebecca were found in Cole County, MO but none was found for Maria Gertrud.
PARENTS: Gerhard Heinrich WESSELING
Anna Maria Elisabeth TEMMEN
EMIGRATION: 1840 - arrived New Orleans Jan 2, 1841 on the Rebecca
Gerhard WESSELING 38, farmer from Twist, going to Missouri
with Elisabeth TEMMEN, 38, Elisabeth WESSELING 12, Anna 10, Maria 7, Gerhard (Gertrud) 5, Angela 3
MARRIED: unknown - probably died as a child
NOTES: 1839 census Hespertwist
Gerhard Hch WESSELING, colonist, 36,
Elisabeth TEMMEN, wife, 36
A Elis 11, A Cath 9, M Ges 7, Gertrud 4, Ang 2
  1850 MO census, Cole County
Garet W WESLING, 49, Germany
Anna E 49, Germany
Anna E 22, Germany
SOURCES:

Gertrude's approximate year of birth, her parents' names and probable place of birth were known from her age on the passenger list of the ship Rebecca. Twist parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Maria Gertrude.

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