Person Sheet


Name Henry (George Henry) WETZEL
Birth 1731, Probably Pennsylvania
Father Martin (Hans Martin) WETZEL (1700-1760)
Mother Maria Barbara GEIST (~1698-~1749)
Spouses
1 Anna Margaretha UNKNOWN
Death abt 1769
Marriage abt 1750
Children Henry (1759-1839)
Peter (1760-)
Elizabeth (~1765-)
Barbara (1768-~1850)
John (1769-)
2 Sarah Catherine WEATHERHOLZ
Birth 1730, Alsace, France
Father Nicholaus WEATHERHOLZ
Mother Anna Marie URBAN
Marriage 1770
Children Susanna (Susan) (1771-~1805)
Sarah (1773-)
Jacob (~1780-~1850)
Martin (~1780-)
Unmarried
Children Sarah (1773-)
Notes for Henry (George Henry) WETZEL
Henry (George Henry) Wetzel was the first child born to Martin Wetzel and Maria Barbara Geist, after they arrived in America.

Crystal V. Waggoner, in her book, suggests that Henry (George Henry) Wetzel was born ca. 1735. Other researchers suggest he was born in 1731. There is no documentation for this date.

Henry (George Henry) Wetzel, is mentioned in his father's will, as 'Henry, my oldest son born in this country." Martin's 2nd wife, Eva (Unknown,) is also mentioned as an heir. She is referred to as "my lawful and dearest wife"
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