DESCENDANTS OF JOHANN GEORG BLESSING

 

1.  Johann Georg Blessing b: Aug 5, 1794  d: Sept 1849

            +  Cordula (Cordelia) Maier  b: Feb 3, 1798  d: abt 1863

           

                        2.  Johann Georg Blessing  b: Sept 12, 1823 in Schlat, Wurttemberg,

                              Germany  d: June 6, 1899

                        2.  Johann Peter Blessing  b: Dec 13, 1825 in Schlat, Wurttemberg,

                              Germany  d: Aug 29, 1898    m: July 12, 1855 in Fort Wayne, IN  

                                    +  Catherine Dosch   d:  Dec 10, 1912

 

                                                3.  John Blessing

                                                3.  George Blessing ?

                                                3.  Charles Blessing

                                                3.  Mary Blessing

                                                            +  George Seeger

                                                            +  Michael Fink 

                                                3.  Henry Blessing

                                                3.  Frederick Blessing

                                                3.  William Blessing

                                                3.  Otto Blessing

                                                3.  Elizabeth Blessing

 

                        2.  Cordula (Cordelia) Blessing  b: Sep 6, 1827 in Schlat, Wurttemberg,

                              Germany  d: Jan 15, 1908

                                    +  Louis Hitzfield

                        2.  Rosine Blessing  b: March 29, 1831 in Schlat, Wurttemberg, Germany

                                    +  Joseph Wasserman

                        2.  Mary Blessing  b: Oct 31, 1834 in Schlat, Wurttemberg, Germany

                                    +  Jacob Fink

                        2.  Catherine Blessing  b: Dec 21, 1836 in Schlat, Wurttemberg, Germany

                               d: April 15, 1895

                                    +  William Kase

                        2.  Fredricka Blessing  b: Dec 24, 1840  in Schlat, Wurttemberg, Germany

                               d: March 31, 1875

                                    +  Frederick Felger, Sr.

                        2.  Christoff Blessing  b: Jan 5, 1845 in Schlat, Wurttemberg, Germany 

                               d: about 1857

PETER BLESSING 

Immigration:   December 1845 from Germany to New York with parents and siblings.

Parents moved to Washington Twp., Allen Co., IN from Buffalo

Peter moves to Allen Co., by 1853

Peter buys land in Lake Township, Allen Co., IN

July 12, 1855 marriage of PETER BLESSING and CATHERINE DOSCH at St. John

            German Evangelical Church in Fort Wayne, IN

Occupation:   Farmer and surveyor

Peter and Catherine had 8 children.

They were charter members of St. John's Lutheran Church in Lake Township.

Peter died August 29, (1898 or 1889?) from a buggy accident.

Catherine died on December 29, 1912 of scarlet fever.     

 

BLESSING BURIALS

 

Eel River Cemetery, Eel River Township, Allen Co., IN

 

Anna Blessing

1890

1935

Edward

Catherine Blessing

February 13, 1831

December 10, 1912

Wife of Peter

Blessing, Catherine Almira Weisenberger

September 17, 1869

November 3, 1960

Wife of Fred'k

Charles Blessing

1859

1941

Sarah

Dolores M. Blessing

March 21, 1929

 

Florence & Harry

Donald L. Blessing

November 4, 1931

January 16, 1932

Parents:  Douglas Blessing & Delvia Snyder

Edward H. Blessing

1890

1959

Anna

Elmer J. Blessing

November 8, 1894

November 20, 1904

 

Blessing-Bercot, Esther

1898

 

August  (Krider)

August Frank Bercot

September 26, 1890

October 5, 1960

Esther    (Krider)

Esther Violet Blessing

1924

 

Richard

Blessing, Florence Mae Green

February 18, 1909

November 13, 1980

Dolores & Harry   (Krider)

Fred P. Blessing

1900

1979

Georgia

Frederick Blessing

July 14, 1870

September 29, 1906

Catherine

Georgia E. Blessing

1906

1946

Fred

Gertrude C. Blessing

November 24, 1896

April 2, 1897

Daughter of F. & K.

Harry J. Blessing

September 2, 1904

 

Wife, Florence    Parents of Dolores, Mardell, Ardean  m: April 21, 1927

Huldah Blessing

1879

1958

John

Twin daus. Blessing

 

May 8, 1917 4 hours

Of Ora and Vinetta  (Klaehn)

Infant Blessing

 

June 12, 1920

Ora W. Blessing & Vinetta Ohneck  (Sonday)

Infant Son Blessing

 

April 19, 1934

Herman & Stella  (Klaehn)

John Blessing

May 15, 1864

February 20, 1945

Huldah    Parents: Peter Blessing & Catherine Dosche

Mary Blessing

December 13, 1872  Sundsvalls, Sweden

July 27, 1950

William  (Klaehn: father, Peter Anderson

Melvin R. Blessing

 

April 19, 1934

Grandson

Peter Blessing

December 13, 1825

August 29, 1898

Catherine

Otto O. Blessing

 

April 1, 1887

11 yrs, 2 mos, 7 days  Son of P. & C.

Richard Merle Blessing

1922

1983

Esther

Sarah Blessing

1860

1947

Charles

Blessing-Grim, Viola

July 24, 1903

 

Warner    (Krider)

Warner Everett Grim

November 12, 1901  Wells County

March 25, 1974

Viola,  married September 26, 1927

William Blessing

1861

1936

Mary

Emma Halter

1901

1939

 

 

Blessing Group:   Peter, Catherine, Otto, Gertrude

Blessing Group:  Elmer, Charles, Sarah, Huldah, John, Emma Halter, Grandson Melvin

 

 

 BLESSING CENSUS

1850 Census of Black Rock, Erie Co., NY

Peter Blessing..........age 22............born Germany.........abt 1828

Peter is living and working in New York before coming to Indiana in the business of Abner Bryant.    It appears that his older brother, George, may also be working at this same business.

 

1870 Census of Lake Township, Allen Co., IN

 

Peter Blessing

44 M

Born Wurttemberg

Abt 1826

Farmer

Catherine Blessing

38 F

 

Abt 1832

Keeps house

George Blessing

14 M

Born IN

Abt 1856

 

Henry Blessing

12 M

Born IN

Abt 1858

 

Mary Blessing

10 F

Born IN

Abt 1860

 

William Blessing

8 M

Born IN

Abt 1862

 

John Blessing

5 M

Born IN

Abt 1865

 

Elizabeth Blessing

3 F

Born IN

Abt 1867

 

 

1880 Census of Lake Township, Allen Co., IN

 

Peter Blessing

52 M

Born Germany

Abt 1828

Head, farmer

 

Father b GR

Mother b GR

 

 

Sarah Blessing

50 F

Born Germany

Abt 1830

Keeps house

John Blessing

22 M

Born IN

Abt 1858

Son, single

Mary Blessing

19 F

Born IN

Abt 1861

Daughter

Henry Blessing

18 M

Born IN

Abt 1862

Son

Charles Blessing

20 M

Born IN

Abt 1860

Son

Willie Blessing

17 M

Born IN

Abt 1863

Son

Lizzie Blessing

14 F

Born IN

Abt 1866

Daughter

Freddie Blessing

12 M

Born IN

Abt 1868

Son

Otto Blessing

8 M

Born IN

Abt 1872

Son

 

1880 Census of St. Joseph Township, Allen Co., IN

 

George Blessing

56 M

Born Wurttemberg

Abt 1824

Head, farmer  married

 

Father b Wurtt.

Mother b Wurtt.

 

 

Hannah Blessing

51 F

Born Hanover 

Abt 1829

Keeps house, wife

Elisabeth Felker

15 F

 

Abt 1865

Servant

Edward Felker

10 M

 

Abt 1870

Servant

Might this be Felger?    One of George's sisters married a Felger.

 

1880 Census of Huntington, Huntington Co., IN

 

Louis Hitzfield

66 M

Born Breman

Abt 1814

Head, Lumber dealer, married

Cordelia Hitzfield

52 F

 

Abt 1828

Wife

George Hitzfield

24 M

 

Abt 1856 

 

Tillie Hitzfield

22 F

 

Abt 1858

 

Julius Hitzfield

17 M

 

Abt 1863 

 

 

1880 Census of Huntington, Huntington Co., IN            

 

William Kase

48 M

Born Hesse Cassel

Abt 1832

Head, Bridge Carpenter

 

Father b H.C.

Mother b H.C.

 

 

Catherine Kase

43 F

 

Abt 1837

Keeps house

William Kase

24 M

 

Abt 1856

 

John Kase

22 M

 

Abt 1858

 

Fronica Kase

16 F

 

Abt 1864

 

Henry Kase

14 M

 

Abt 1866

 

Adolph Kase

12 M

 

Abt 1868

 

Peter Kase

7 M

 

Abt 1873

 

David Kase

5 M

 

Abt 1875

 

 

1860 Census of Washington Township, Allen Co., IN   P.O.  Fort Wayne

 

Frederick Felger

26 M        Farmer

Born Wurttemberg

Abt 1834

Ricka Felger

18 F

Born Wurttemberg

Abt 1842

Delia Blessing

59 F

Born Wurttemberg

Abt 1801

 

1870 Census of Lake Township, Allen Co., IN    

 

C. F. Felger, Jr.

37 M

Born Wurttemberg

Abt 1833

Farmer

Fredricka Felger

27 F

Born Wurttemberg

Abt 1843

Keeps house

Rosa Felger

9 F

Born IN

Abt 1861

 

Delia Felger

7 F

Born IN

Abt 1863

 

Elisabeth Felger

5 F

Born IN

Abt 1865

 

Frederick Felger

4 M

Born IN

Abt 1866

 

John Felger

2 M

Born IN

Abt 1868

 

William Felger

7 months

Born IN

Abt 1869