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WESSLING * SOMERS Family Tree

Wilhelmina
Plagge

(1821-1865)
+ John Gerhard
Wessling

(1817-1885)
  ? + ?
Parents


Martin Wessling
Born November 11, 1854
Northfield Twp,
Cook County, Illinois

Married Lena Mary Somers,
February 20, 1879, Genesco, Henry County, IL

Died October 25, 1935, Paton, IA
Buried at Paton, Greene County, IA

Farmer, Northfield Twp, Cook County, IL 1854-1885 * Farmer, Paton, IA 1885-1936

A 1907 biography and family picture.

Gravestone at Paton Cemetery. Photos adapted from slides taken in 1981 by Edie Sternberg.

Schinleber shows a wrong death year of 1936, a typo error. Martin's gravestone and other sources indicate the year was 1935.

+ Lena Mary Somers
Born January 8, 1860
Warren,
Pennsylvania

Married Martin Wessling,
February 20, 1879, Genesco, Henry County, IL

Died March 7, 1898, Paton, IA
Buried at Paton, Greene County, IA

Warren, PA 1860-1878? * Northfield Twp, Cook County, IL 1878?-1885 * Homemaker, Paton, IA 1885-1898

Some sources spell her last name Summers.




Children
Jessie May
Wessling

(1880-1927)
Lulu Bell
Wessling

(1881-1953)
Daisy Wilhelmina
Wessling

(1883-1960)
Claude Martin
Wessling

(1886-1952)
Grace Eldora
Wessling

(1888-1963)
Hazel Alberta
Wessling

(1895-1954)

Sources: (1) Schinleber 1987 manuscript

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