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John Willert & Sophia Dorothea Helm Descendents

John Willert & Sophia Dorothea Helm Descendents

Posted: 24 Nov 2007 10:20AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Ehlert, Willert, Tessendorf, Voight, Kruse, McMillion, Zuern, Vincent
I am looking for descendents of John Willert (b. 01 May 1863/d. 24 Mar. 1926) and Sophia Dorothea Helm (b. 27 May 1859/d. 16 Jan 1922). Both were born in Germany.

John and Sophia Dorothea had at least 5 children: Tillie Frances Willert (23 Sep 1882/d. Nov 1976); Louisa Johanna W. Willert (b. 22 Oct 1880/d. 1951); Gertrude Willert; (b. ?/d. 1930); Frank M. Willert (b. 25 Sep 1890/d. Dec. 1974); and Lillian Willert (b. 19 Oct 1897/d. 25 Oct 1979).

Tillie Frances Willert married ? McMillion from W. Virginia. They had two children: Harry McMillion, (b. 1913) and Ruth McMillon (b. 1915). Tillie died Nov. 1976 in Anaheim, Orange Co., CA, USA.

Louisa Johanna W. Willert married Charles Louise Kruse (b. 22 Oct 1880/d. 1951). They had five chldren: Violet V. Kruse (b. 9 Apr 1907/d. Mar 1975) who married Albert Grew (b. 27 Jan 1906/d. Oct 1967); Leona M. Kruse (b. 19 Jul 1908/d. May 1985) who married Anotnia Vecchio; Rose Madelon Gertrude Kruse (b. 31 Aug 1910/d. Jun 1973) who married John Emrich (b. 17 Oct 1907/d. 1969); Dora L. Kruse (b. 1914); and Florence E. Kruse (b. 1918) who married Mike Gierens.

Gertrude Willert (b. ?/d. 1930) married William C. Ehlert (b. 10 Jan 1889/d. 27 Oct. 1965). They had two children: Florence Lillian Ehlert (b. 1913) who married David Wallenfang (b. 30 Jun 1909/d. 3 Feb 1990) and had 5 children: Barbara Jean Wallenfang (b. 07 Aug 1937); Jeanette F. Wallenfang; Glen David Wallenfang; and Peter Charles Wallenfang. The second child, William C. Ehlert Jr. (b. 30 Nov 1916/d. 4 May 1997) and had 5 children: Glen E. Ehlert; Clifford F. Ehlert; Kathleen Ehlert; Kerry L. Ehlert; and Wendy Ehlert.

Frank M. Willert (b. 25 Sep 1890/d. Dec. 1974) who married Helen (b. 1897/d. ?).

Lillian Willert (b. 19 Oct 1897/d. 25 Oct 1979) who married Julius A. Voight (b. 2 Dec 1895/d. Dec 1969 ?). They had two children: Lenora Voight (b. 1919) and Franklin Voight (b. 1929).


Please contact me if you have any information on these families.

Thanks!


Re: John Willert & Sophia Dorothea Helm Descendents

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 2:12PM GMT
Classification: Query
I'm looking for John(Johannes) Willert, he was born in 1814 and he died in February 1898. I think he came over to U.S. in Octobor 29, 1886. I think he died in Denison, Iowa. He have a daughter name Lesetta Caroline, she was born in December 25, 1856 and she died Octorber 9, 1941. She got married to John Fredrich Schwartz. Thank for your time.

Barbara Schwartz

Re: John Willert & Sophia Dorothea Helm Descendents

Posted: 12 May 2011 3:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
I have pictures of John and Sophie above the piano in my living room staring at me right now! I received them from my Grandmother - Lillian Voight(Willert).

I am the daughter of Lillian's son Franklin Voight. He married Joyce Marie Aita (b.1929). They are both still living. They have 3 children - Diane Marie Muse(Voight)(b.1956), Carol Ann Voight (me - b. 1958), David Dixon Voight (b. 1960). Diane Muse has 2 children.

Frank M Willert married Helen Wolford. Helen died sometime between 1974 and 1979

Julius Voight did die Dec 1969.

Lenora Voight died in 2004. Lenora married Neal Jones. She had one son Leonard Jones (b.1939?/d.1996) He had 2 daughters.

Re: John Willert & Sophia Dorothea Helm Descendents

Posted: 12 May 2011 3:40AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Voight
It is a great pleasure to meet you and to learn more about our family! My grandfather, William C. Ehlert, Jr was Lillian Voight's nephew. His sister, Florence Lillian Ehlert Wallenfang, was named for Lillian.

My grandfather and great-aunt Florence grew up with Lenore and Franklin and I have photos of the four of them as children. I attached a photo of William Ehlert (the larger boy), Franklin Voight (sitting next to William), Florence Ehlert (dark haired girl holding the dog) and Lenore Voight.
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