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MICHAEL & HENRIETTA Oertwig SASSE

For Photos, see Michael and Henriette Sasse Family

Michael was the son of Friedrich Sasse, and was probably born in Nahausen. His mother was an Oertwig, perhaps Martha or perhaps Dorothee Louise. Henrietta and Michael were cousins. Because Nahausen church records are not available after 1835, we haven't been able to clearly identify the parents of either Michael or Henrietta.

They immigrated in 1868 on the Borussia. They lived first in Fayette County, Illinois, and then moved to Marshall County, South Dakota. Later they moved to Yellowstone County, Montana. After Henrietta died in Montana, Michael lived with daughter Hulda in California, and that's where he died.



Husband: Michael Sasse
Born: Apr 1844 in Germany Immigrated: 1868 on Borussia Occupation: 1900 Farmer, Marshall County, South Dakota Census: 1920 in Waverly Twp, Marshall, South Dakota, living with son Fred Census: 1930 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, widowed, living with daughter Hulda Sasse Moore. Died: 1931 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Father: Friedrich Sasse Mother: --- Oertwig
Wife: Henrietta Oertwig Married: 20 Oct 1868 in Fayette County, Illinois
Born: Sep 1848 in Germany Immigrated: 1868 on Borussia Census: 1900, 1920 in Marshall County, South Dakota Note: 1900 census reports she gave birth to 10 children, 8 still living Died: between 1920 - 1930 in Montana Father: --- Oertwig
F Child 1: Hulda Sasse Born: 20 Jul 1869 in Illinois Census: 1900 in Richland County, North Dakota Note: 1900 census reports she bore 3 children, 3 living Occupation: 1930 Laundry marker, Los Angeles, California Died: 24 Feb 1943 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Spouse: Edward Moore b. Mar 1870 d. bef 1930 Married: abt 1893 Children: Elsie, George, Marie, Agnes, Esther.
M Child 2: Gustav Sasse Born: Sep 1872 in Illinois Died: abt 1918 in Montana Occupation: 1910 farmer, Marshall County, South Dakota Spouse: Martha Schlotte b. Dec 1873 d. abt 1915 Married: abt 1899 Children: Marie, Minnie, Louise, Frederick, Alfred, Emma, Herman
M Child 3: William Frederick Sasse Born: Feb 1875 in Illinois Died: Occupation: 1910 Farmer, Pleasant Valley, Marshall, South Dakota Occupation: 1920 Farmer, Musselshell County, Montana Occupation: 1930 Farmer, Golden Valley Co., Montana Spouse: Amelia --- b. 02 Sep 1882 d. Sep 1964 Married: abt 1903 Children: Otto, Arthur, Adeline
F Child 4: Hattie Sasse Note: Married name not known. No more information
M Child 5: Ernest J. Sasse Born: 28 Feb 1880 in Illinois Baptized: 29 Feb 1880 at Immanuel Lutheran church, Augsburg, Fayette, Illinois Died: Occupation: 1910 Farmer, Marshall County, South Dakota Spouse: Emma Schneider b. abt 1889 Married: abt 1907 Note: 1910 census, uncle Michael Ortwig, b abt 1850 in Germany, was living with Ernest and Emma.
M Child 6: Henry August Sasse Born: 13 Aug 1883 in Illinois Occupation: 1920 House Carpenter, Los Angeles County, California Occupation: 1930 Farmer, Waverly Twp, Marshall, South Dakota Died: Spouse: Winnie Josephine Stranberger b. 09 Aug 1884 d. 25 Oct 1942 Married: abt 1909 Note: Registered for WWI draft in Marshall County.
M Child 7: Frederick William Sasse Born: 13 Jun 1888 in Marshall County, South Dakota Occupation: 1910, 1920, 1930 Farmer, Marshall County, South Dakota Died: Aug 1964 Spouse: Ida Gritzman b. abt 1890, Wisconsin Married: abt 1911 Note: 1920 census - parents are living with him and Ida.
F Child 8: Minnie L. Sasse Born: Feb 1892 in South Dakota Census: 1900 Marshall County, South Dakota
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