|Notes for Johann Franz WENZEL|
|Franz Wenzel, according to census records, immigrated to the U.S. 1870 or 1871.|
Court of Common Pleas #31
Declaration: 19 February 1881
437 Lombard St.
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
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.
|Last Modified 10 July 2001||Created 4 June 2007 by Reunion for Macintosh|