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Johann W. THIESSEN

Johann W. THIESSEN[1]

Male 1813 - 1888  (74 years)

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  • Name Johann W. THIESSEN 
    Born 19 Dec 1813  Rosenort, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    History Old style birth date was 7 Dec 1813. In the 1835 census, he is listed at Rosenort #6, the home of his father. JMH says that he was born at Konteniusfeld, Molotschna Colony, but this village was not founded until 1832. JMH also states that he died at Jansen, Nebraska. 
    Immigration 17 Jul 1874  Hammonia; New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation Farmer 
    Reference Number 240jo 
    Religion Mennonite 
    Died 20 Aug 1888  Steinbach, Rural Municipality of Hanover, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I7653  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2011 

    Father Klaas Heinrich THIESSEN,   b. 7 Apr 1790, Dammfelde, Gross Werder, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1870  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Elisabeth WIENS,   b. 5 Nov 1793, Schoenau, Marienburg, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1843  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 9 Jan 1813  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5740  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna F. FRIESEN,   b. 15 Apr 1814, Schoenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1843, Konsteniusfeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1833  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Klaas THIESSEN,   b. 15 Jul 1834, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1834, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Klaas F. THIESSEN,   b. 24 Jun 1836, Rueckenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1886  (Age 49 years)
     3. Anna THIESSEN,   b. 11 Jan 1838, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1839, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     4. Elizabeth THIESSEN,   b. 11 Jan 1838, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1839, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +5. Johann F. THIESSEN,   b. 16 Mar 1840, Konsteniusfeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1917, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Elizabeth F. THIESSEN,   b. 28 Jan 1842, Konsteniusfeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1881, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    Family ID F5532  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Katharina M. FRIESEN,   b. 1 Nov 1820, Altonau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1884, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 18 Jun 1843  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Children 
     1. Isaac THIESSEN,   b. 15 May 1844, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1844
    +2. Katherina F. THIESSEN,   b. 21 Dec 1845, Konsteniusfeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1916, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     3. Margaretha F. THIESSEN,   b. 9 Feb 1848, Konsteniusfeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1905, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     4. Susanna THIESSEN,   b. 8 Apr 1850, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1850  (Age 0 years)
    +5. Susanna F. THIESSEN,   b. 25 Oct 1853, Konsteniusfeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1917, Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +6. Jakob F. THIESSEN,   b. 6 Mar 1855, Konsteniusfeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1940  (Age 84 years)
     7. Peter THIESSEN,   b. 18 Jan 1856, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1856
     8. Isaac THIESSEN,   b. 18 Mar 1857, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1857
     9. Maria THIESSEN,   b. 24 Sep 1858, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1859  (Age 0 years)
    +10. Peter F. THIESSEN,   b. 19 Sep 1859, Konsteniusfeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1937, Ridgewood, Rural Municipality of Hanover, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +11. Maria F. THIESSEN,   b. 7 May 1861, Konsteniusfeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1908, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     12. Anna THIESSEN,   b. 29 Aug 1863, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1863  (Age 0 years)
     13. Isaac THIESSEN,   b. 29 Nov 1865, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1865  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F5739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Agatha KORNELSEN,   b. 2 Apr 1846, Lichtenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1897, Rural Municipality of Hanover, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1885  Rural Municipality of Hanover, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F11734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Oct 1833 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Jun 1843 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Aug 1888 - Steinbach, Rural Municipality of Hanover, Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Thiessen, Johann W.-1813
    Thiessen, Johann W.-1813
    Johann W. Thiessen (1813-1888)
    Picture taken about 1885 while Johann was a widower.
    Courtesy of Marjorie Harms.

  • Sources 
    1. [S358] Profile of the Mennonite Kleine Gemeinde 1874, by Delbert F. Plett, ISBN 0-920035-33-7., Pgs. 111, 113, 272, 283.

    2. [S235] United States Federal Census, Cub Creek, Jefferson, Nebraska; Enumeration District #284, Pg. 5.

    3. [S109] Brothers in Deed to Brothers in Need, compiled and edited by Clarence Hiebert, (published by Faith and Life Press, Newton, Kansas, 1974.), Pg. 162.

    4. [S173] Die Mennonitische Rundschau, (Published in Elkhart, Indiana 1880-1908; Scottsdale, Pennsylvania 1908-1923; Winnipeg, Manitoba 1923-2007), 12 Sep 1888.

    5. [S358] Profile of the Mennonite Kleine Gemeinde 1874, by Delbert F. Plett, ISBN 0-920035-33-7., Pg. 272.

    6. [S49] Family Record Books; Vol. VIII, by Alan F. Peters, Pg. 304.

    7. [S358] Profile of the Mennonite Kleine Gemeinde 1874, by Delbert F. Plett, ISBN 0-920035-33-7., Pgs. 111, 283.