Person Sheet


Name Johann Franz WENZEL, GG Grandfather, W524
Birth 13 December 1849, Michelbach, Bavaria, Germany
Baptism 13 December 1849, Michelbach, Bavaria, Germany
Death 1 December 1933, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania9
Burial 5 December 1933, Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Naturalization 4 October 1883, Common Pleas Court, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Immigration 1870
Occupation Woodcarver Of Furniture & Surgical Chests/Grocer
Religion Roman Catholic
Cause of death Chronic Myocarditis And Senility
Godparents Johann Etzel
Father Johann Baptiste WENZEL (1807-1869)
Mother Margaretha GIRON/GYRON (1810-1864)
Spouses
1 Mary (Anna Maria) FRANK , GG Grandmother, F652
Birth 30 June 1850, Baltimore, Maryland
Baptism 4 July 1850, St James/St John/St Alphonsus, Baltimore, Maryland
Death 20 March 1926, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania9
Burial 24 March 1926, Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Naturalization N/A
Immigration N/A
Occupation Homemaker, Grocer
Godparents Anna Maria Meyer
Religion Roman Catholic
Cause of death Disease Of The Heart, Influenza
Father Michael FRANK (~1826-)
Mother Elizabeth GEHRING (~1826-)
Family ID 21
Marriage about 1880
Children Mary Carolina (1881-1911)
Rose Maria (1882-1930)
Anna Maria (1884-1977)
Cecelia Frances (1886-1950)
Francis Alphonsus (1889-1981)
Notes for Johann Franz WENZEL
Franz Wenzel, according to census records, immigrated to the U.S. 1870 or 1871.

Naturalization:
Court of Common Pleas #31
Declaration: 19 February 1881
Franz Wenzel
age 31
437 Lombard St.
Petition:
4 October 1883
Voucher: William Kleinguenther, 434 Moyer St.

The Wenzel family is buried in Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Cemetery:
4268 Richmond St., Philadelphia, PA
S Lot 384

Obituary:
Wenzel
Dec 1 Frank, husband of the late Mary Wenzel of 611 N. 4th St. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral Tues 8:30 am at the parlors of Geo. V. Fox 325 Green St. High Mass at St. Peters 10 am Interment at Holy Redeemer Cemetary.

Origin of surname Wenzel:
Wen(t)zel (Sax., Sil., Bohemia, Bav., Aust.): the most popular Ger. nickname for the Slav. per.n Wenceslaw (Wenczlaw), like Stenzel for Stenczlaw (Stanislaw). Saint Wenzeslaus was the patron saint of Bohemia. Wenczel Schickentanz, Brunn 1365, Wenczlab Speiser, Moravia 1414, Wenczusch Brsl. 1345. Wanzel is a dilect form (cf. Hockewanzel) like Stanzel.
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