NameJoseph WEHNER
Birthabt 19 Oct 1836, Pusheta Township, Allen County, Ohio29
Death27 Mar 1879, Pusheta Township, Auglaize County, Ohio28, v. 1, p. 52.,808 Age: 42
Burial29 Mar 1879, St. Johns Catholic Cemetery, Fryburg, Auglaize County, Ohio808,928, p. 16.,171, v. 1, bk. 1, p. 154.
FatherJoseph WEHNER (~1812-1864)
MotherMargaret KLIPFEL (1806-1883)
Birth24 May 1845, Ottersheim, Bavarian Palatinate29
Death3 Feb 1877, Pusheta Township, Auglaize County, Ohio638, p. 169 (Elizabeth Wehner, Probate Court Death Records, v. 1, p. 79) Age: 31
BurialSt. Johns Catholic Cemetery, Fryburg, Auglaize County, Ohio841,928, p. 16.,171, v. 1, bk. 1, p. 154.
MotherEva KOPF (1812-1891)
Marriage11 Jun 1861, Pusheta Township, Auglaize County, Ohio1742,24, p. 10.
ChildrenPhilomena Catherine "Minnie" (1866-1925)
 John Michael (1867-1946)
 George (1869-1955)
 Joseph (1872-1942)
 Elizabeth B. (1874-)
 George William (Died as Infant) (1875-1875)
 John Joseph (Died as Infant) (~1877-1877)
Notes for Joseph WEHNER

In his 1879 will,1959 Joseph Wehner bequeathed one third of his farm to "his beloved wife." Wife Mary Elizabeth Gerstner died 3 February 1877. Did Joseph marry a second time after Mary Elizabeth’s death?

Biographical Sketch (1993):29 "Joseph Wehner, born Oct. 16, 1836 Pusheta Twp. He married Mary Elizabeth Gerstner June 11, 1861 Petersburg. She was born May 24, 1845 Ottersheim, Bavarian Palatinate to John and Eva Kopf Gerstner. Elizabeth died Jan. 3, 1877 and Joseph died March 27, 1879."

1836 Birth:808,412 Birth date of 19 October 1836 taken from age at death (42 years, 5 months, 8 days) in St. Johns Catholic Church death records; birth in Ohio taken from 1860 U.S. census enumeration.

1860 U.S. Census:412 Joseph enumerated in the household of his Joseph Wehner as male, age 22, farm laborer, born in Ohio.

1861 Marriage:24, p. 10. Marriage of Joseph Wener and Elizabeth Gerstner, 11 June 1861, witnessed by John Gerstner and Catherine Gerstner, at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Petersburg, Pusheta Township, Auglaize County, Ohio.

1869 Baptism Sponsor:808, Births, p. 112. Jos. Wehner and M. Elis. Wehner served as baptismal sponsors for the infant Joseph Michael Wehner, son of Michael Wehner and Catherine Gerstner, on 23 Sep 1969.

1879 Death Mention:564 Died March 27th of pneumonia, Joe Weiner, aged 42 years. He was a citizen of Pusheta township and highly respected.

1879 Church Death Record:808 Joseph Wehner; death date: 27 Mar 1879; burial date: 29 Mar 1879; about 42 years, 5 months, 8 days old.

1879 Will:1959 Joseph Wehner, in his will written 27 March 1879 and recorded 1 April 1879, bequeathed to his "beloved Wife in lieu of Dower one third of all that may be raised on the farm or in other words, one third except my Mother is to have one fourth of about fifteen or sixteen acres until her death, afterwards my Wife shall have the full one third of all of my farm. She shall have all of house furniture. I do further provide that my just debts are paid, the balance shall be divided among all my children." Joseph appointed his brother Michael as executor and John Gerstner as guardian of his children. George Limbert and John Schaub witnessed the will signing.

1879 Tombstone:928, p. 16.,171, v. 1, bk. 1, p. 154. St. Johns Catholic Cemetery, Fryburg, Pusheta Township, Auglaize County, Ohio.
Joseph Wehner

1880 U.S. Census: Joseph Wehner and Elizabeth Gerstner were dead and their five surviving children were living with relatives: Philomena,1201 age 14, with the family of John Schaub; John,425 age 12, with uncle Michael Wehner; George,1200 age 11, with uncle George Gerstner; Joseph,1199 age 8, with uncle John Gerstner; and Elizabeth,426 age 6, with grandmother Margaret Klüpfel Wehner.
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