The family of Johann Berend Friedrich Adolph Wessel and Johanne Karoline Friederike Oberkrueger

  • Friedrich Heinrich Ludwig Wessel, 11 Sep 1862 to 23 Apr 1926
  • Henriette Friederike Charlotte Wessel, 19 Oct 1864 to 8 Mar 1931
  • Friedrich Hermann Adolph Wessel, 15 Oct 1867 to 12 Oct 1939
  • Heinrich Adolph Herman Wessel, 24 Sep 1869 to 9 Jan 1933
  • Friederike Franziska Wilhelmine Wessel, 23 Dec 1873 to Unknown (Mrs. Carl Klein?)
  • Heinrich Wilhem August Wessel, Christened 1876?
  • Johannah Caroline Emilie Wessel, 16 Aug 1879 to 27 Apr 1954
  • The following Family Histories were complied by Allan Wessel Madison, WI

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    The Wessel family originally came from Heiden Germany. In the 1800's Johanne Karoline Friederike (Nee Oberkrueger) Wessel immigrated to Sheboygan, Wisconsin with her three sons, Friedrich Heinrich Ludwig, Friedrich Herman Adolph, Heinrich Adolph Herman, and a two daughters Joann Karoline Emilie, and Henriette Friederike Charlotte. According to Johanne's obituary, one sister remained in Germany and married a Carl Klein.

    Friedrich Heinrich Ludwig "Henry" stayed in the Sheboygan Area, Friedrich Herman Adolph "Adolph" moved to Clark County and settled in the Greenwood area as a Dairy Farmer. He married Anna Auerbach. Friedrich Herman Adolph "Herman" also moved to Clark County and later moved back to the Sheboygan Area. Henriette Friederike Charlotte married Franz "Frank" Herman Reinhardt. Johann Karoline Emilie married William Tohl. See Wessel PDF for complete lineage.

    There are 9 Generations of the Wessel family listed in the PDF. File is 432 KB.

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