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The Elsesser family in Buffalo, New York.

Our Els(a)esser ancestors left Wurtemburg, Germany and settled in Buffalo, New York about 1845. The family appears in the 1845 City Directory and John Elsesser's certificate of death indicates that he had been in the USA for 50 years. He died in 1895.
  • 1799, Birth of John Elsesser's wife Doratha in Wurtemburg, Germany. Date from notice of death and place from 1870 census.

  • June 1806, Birth of John Elsesser in Wurtemburg, Germany. Date from death certificate and place from 1870 census.

  • 1840, Birth of John Elsesser, Jr. in Wurtemburg, Germany. Date and place from 1870 census.

  • 1841, Birth of John Elsesser, Jr.'s wife Theresa in New York. Date and place from 1870 census.

  • August 14, 1841, Birth of Catherine Elsesser in Wurtemburg, Germany. Information taken from death certificate.

  • 1869, Birth of Anna Elsesser (daughter of John Elsesser Jr. and his wife Theressa) in New York. Date and place from 1870 census.

  • 1870, City of Buffalo Census - John Elsaser family.

  • August 30, 1871, Notice of death of Doratha Elsesser.
    Other names mentioned in the notice:
    • John Elsesser (husband)

  • May 18, 1895, Notice of death and Certificate of death of John Elsesser.
    Other names mentioned in the notice:

  • August 15, 1905, Certificate of marriage of Jennie Belle Elsesser and George Henry Grampp.
    Other names mentioned on the certificate:
    • Louis Grampp (father of groom)
    • Sophia Weber (mother of groom)
    • John Elsesser (father of bride)
    • Theressa Cole (mother of bride)
    • Marion R. Elsesser
    • John P. Grampp (brother of bride)

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