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WESSLING * GEHRS
Family Tree


Maria Elizabeth
Liehre

(1777-1868)
+ John Gerhard
Wessling

(1780-1851)
  ?
(?-?)
+ ?
(?-?)
Parents


Henry
Wessling

Born October 31, 1812
Grehrde, Kreis Bersenbruck (near Hanover), Germany

Married Catherine E. Gehrs,
possibly in Germany? about 1837? - but dates of firstborn and immigration suggest this may have begun as a shipboard romance!

Died July 4, 1875,
Northfield Twp, Cook County, Illinois
Buried at North Northfield Cemetery?, Northbrook, Illinois

Farmer, Germany and Illinois * immigrated about 1837? with rest of family?
+ Catherina E.
Gehrs

Born May 26, 1815
Germany

Married Henry Wessling,
possibly in Germany? about 1837? - but dates of firstborn and immigration suggest this may have begun as a shipboard romance!

Died June 13, 1887
Wheeling Twp, Cook County, Illinois
Buried at North Northfield Cemetery, Northbrook, Illinois

Homemaker



Children
Henry
Wessling

(1838-?)
John Henry
Wessling

(1839-1880)
Gerhard
Wessling

(1842-1843)
Mary
Wessling

(1844-?)
John
Wessling

(1847-?)
Fred G.
Wessling

(1850-?)
George
Wessling

(1852-1908)
Daniel
Wessling

(1855-?)

Sources: (1) Schinleber 1987 manuscript

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