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WOELFEL FAMILY LINKS

INFORMATION ON OUR WOELFEL ANCESTORS

Our Great-great-grandfather CHRISTIAN WOELFELwas born in MECKLENBURG OR HANNOVER, GERMANY, c. 1831. CHRISTIAN married ELIZABETH / CHRISTANA (NEYENDORF?)(born in MECKLENBURG OR HANNOVER, c. 1834). Christian and Elizabeth's children were ELIZABETH (Alice), JOHN NICHOLS WOELFEL (our Great-grandfather), ANNA (Annie married THOMAS W DEPINCIER, in COOK County 02/12/1885 / 00089658.)* HENRY, GEORGE, and HENRIETTA.

The Mecklenburg Genealogy Pages have links to information on Mecklenburg.

RECORDS ABOUT CHRISTIAN WOELFEL AND HIS DESCENDANTS

YearNameRelativesAddressSource
1860 Christopher WoelfelCarpenter for A. Ballard
D.B. Cooke Directory
1860 Christ Woelfel, 32
laborer, Mecklenburg
Christana, 25, Mecklenburg
Elisabeth, 2, Chicago
10th Ward
please see note below
1860 Census
M653.168, p362
1870
(August)
Christian Wolfel, 38
worker in sash factory
Hanover
Elizabeth, 35, Hanover
Elizabeth, 11; John, 9
Anna, 8; Henry, 5***
George, 3

1870 Census
Roll 203
p430
1870Christian Woelfer
210 Coolidge
should this be College?
Edward's Directory
1880 Christine Wolfe / Wolfl, 45
widowed, Germany
Alice 21 dressmaker
John 19 sash factory
Anna* 17 sewing
Henry 14 clerk
George, 12; Henrietta, 6
210 13th Place
Chicago
1880 Census
T9.190
ED 75, p 3
1885Caroline Woelfeld. 49 yolast address
210 13th Place
Burial Concordia Cem.
1/8/1885
1887John H. Woelfel Mother Bertha Kerfin
born Lindo b. Berlin
he is her third child
b 239 13th Place, Chicago
7th Ward
Birth Certificate
1888John Woelfel
28 years old
Ward 9, Pct 3
210 13th Pl.1888 Chicago Voter's index
1890John Woelfel, laborer

210 Washburne1890 Directory
1900John M. Woelfel, foreman
1019 So. St. Louis Ave.1900 Directory
1900
June
John Woelfel,
name unclear
shows born Sep.1865 (35yo)
job unclear
b. IL, parents b. IL
Berthia, 33,
b. Dec. 1866
Anna, Sep. 1884; Gusie, June, 1886
John, June 1895 (should be 1887); Edna, Jan. 1890
Mildred, Sep. 1893; Harold, Jan. 1897
Annie Beda, aunt, Jan 1862
1019 So. St Louis Ave.1900 Census; Chicago Ward 10, Cook, Illinois;: T623 256;Page: 4B;E D: 284.
1910John W. Woelfel, machinist
2140 So. St. Louis Ave.1910 Census
T624 Roll: 253
Part: 2 Page: 186B
1910John F. (J) Woelfel Geraldine O'Halloran WoelfelBoarders with Kenney
Sawyer Avenue
Chicago
1910 Fed. Census
1916John Nichols Woelfel, 55
d 31 July 1916, St. Anthony's Hospital
informant
G. Woelfel of 408 S. Springfield Ave.
John N. residence
2140 S. St. Louis
married
death
certificate
1920John Wolfel 32 Geraldine 32
Geraldine M. 4 1/2
Peter Grant 37, Catherine 36
William Brown 78, James 27
4417 Wilcox
Chicago
1920 Fed. Census

*Annie (b. 1864) and Thomas are in the 1900 Census (as Di Pincier) at 1512 West Harrison, in Chicago. They have 4 children, Thomas W., Crystal, Mable (sic), and Joseph. Annie's sister, Henrietta Woelfel is living with them. ),

***Henry Woelfel, age 27 years 5 months, died Aug 30, 1893, of heart failure, at 1:30 PM; funeral at 1512 W. Harrison Street, Fri. Sept 1, 12m, burial Forest Home. Chic Trib (Aug. 31, 1893).



On 5 June 1882 or 6 June 1883, our Great-grandfather JOHN NICHOLS WOELFEL married BERTHA KERFIN, b. 1865, LINDO b. BERLIN, GERMANY

CHILDREN OF JOHN NICHOLS WOELFEL AND BERTHA KERFIN

NameBirthDeathSpousePicture of John H. Woelfel
ANNASep 1884??
GUSTAV25 June 1885 ChicagoFeb 1968, FLm. Lillian
ELIZABETH ("Buddy")??Charlie Clark
JOHN HENRY WOELFEL 7 June 1887 7 Nov. 1958
obituary
GERALDINE VERONICA O'HALLORAN;
m about 1910
MILDRED??1. Wentworth 2. Fred Page
EDNA ?c July 1956William Clark
FLORENCE??1. Robert V. Suerth 2. Dieke
MARION??Karl Larson
GRACE?Neuer
HAROLD LESLEY18 Jan 18974 July 1917?

John H. (John J.) Woelfel worked at the Oak Park Arms after he retired

Cook County Coroner's Inquest Record Index, 18721911
NAME OF DECEASEDVOL. PAGE DATE FILED DATE OF DEATH
WOELFEL, GEORGE 1 466 8/28/1874 8/26/1874
WOELFLE, EMILY 107 70 8/11/1911 8/10/1911

Illinois marriages (Cook County)
WOELFEL, EDGAR - WITTE, CORA -- 1898-07-07 -- 279217
WOELFEL, FRANK F - WELBY, CLARA E -- 1896-06-30 -- 250643
WOELFEL, GEORGE - WITTKOPP, MINNIE -- 1887-08-20 -- 00117467
WOELFEL, GEORGE G - LUEDTKE, LOUISE -- 1891-02-26 -- 00164456
WOELFEL, JACOB - SCHULZ, ANNA M (MRS)--1893-11-09 --00210195
WOELFEL, JACOB - SCHWEER, MARY -- 1883-07-01 -- 00072921
WOELFEL, JOHN - HAUSLAND, KATIE -- 1890-11-18 00160015
HIETSCHOLD, ROBERT H - WOELFEL, ADELA -- 1891-11-23 -- 00176036
DEPINCIER, THOMAS W - WOELFEL, ANNIE -- 1885-02-12 --00089658
ORTH, AUGUST - WOELFEL, ANNIE 1898-11-09 -- 284219
REELMAN, EDWARD H - WOELFEL, MARY A -- 1892-11-06 - 00191525
GREINKE, FERDINAND -- WOELFEL, ROSE 1880-01-21 -- 00044509

Record of service of Michigan volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865--Vol. 35th, Fifth Cavalry,
WOELFEL, or Oelfel, GEORGE W. Enlisted in company E, Fifth Cavalry, Aug 29, 1864 at Kalamazoo, for 1 year, age 27. Mustered Aug. 29, 1864. Substitute for Norton B. Mars or Morse. Mustered out at Leavenworth Kan., June 23, 1865

Civil War Veterans
-- WOELFFER, HENRY, PVT, Company - K, Unit - 51 IL US INF CHICAGO
WOLFFER, HEINRICH, PVT, Company - B, Unit - 82 IL US INF CHICAGO

Illinois Honor Roll
NAME WAR CO UNIT VOL. PAGE COUNTY CEMETERY
WOELFEL, GEORGE CIVIL D,B 72 IL INF, 82 IL INF 1 312 COOK GRACELAND
WOELFEL, GEORGE F WW I 309 INF 78 DIV 1 286 COOK FOREST HOME
WOELFER, HENRY CIVIL B 82 IL INF 1 312 COOK GRACELAND
WOELFU, JOHN CIVIL D 174 OH INF 2 95 LOGAN HOLY CROSS

1900 Census shows Christine Woelfel 67 (immigration 1855); Louis Woelfel 37; Lena Woelfel 35;Louisa Woelfel 30; Bertha Woelfel 24 Chicago Ward 9 Cook, IL, milliners, living at 559 (539?) S. Ashland Ave. (same address as Buss Undertakers)

Friedricke Neyendorf, from Penzlin Mecklenburg was 40 when she travelled on the S.S. ALLEMANNIA which left Hamburg, Germany on 13 October 1869 and arrived at Castle Garden, New York ON 28 October 1869

Nicolaus Woelfel arrived aboard the Eugenia, June 1, 1852. He is 19 and a carpenter, from Mohring (Moehring?). His destination is NY.
Another passenger from Mohring is Johann Wolf. Wunderlich who is 29 and a butler.

INFORMATION ON WOELFEL FAMILIES OTHER THAN OURS.

E-mail MJO@TechHeadNet.com for more information on the family of
NIKOLAS (b. c1844) and ANNA WOELFEL, who were farmers in BRADSHAW, NEBRASKA
Their son, HENRY THEODORE WOELFEL, was born 10/25/1874 in LINCOLN, ILLINOIS. He married CHLOE BELLE DOREMUS in 1906, and they had 3 daughters.

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