IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
updated 02/17/2013


Clayton county Album

Hansel Family



Sons of Philip Hansel & Hannah Klopsadel

John Hansel 1788-1883
John Hansel
Mary M. Akron - Eckert 1798-1893
Mary M. Akron - Eckert

John Hansel was the son of Philip Hansel and Hannah Klopsadel. He was born 1788 in Allegheny co. MD, and died 16 Jan 1883. He is buried in Hansel cemetery, Garber. He married Mary M. Akron - Eckert in 1832.

Mary M. Akron - Eckert was born 6 May 1798 in MD, and died 17 Jun 1893 in Mallory twp. Clayton co, IA. She was buried on 19 Jun 1893 in Hansel cemetery, Garber. Her maiden name is listed as 'Akron' in the 1882 Clayton Co census, however, is was shown to be 'Eckhart' in Allegany County, Md. marriage records, John Eckhart's (her father) probate, and 1918 death certificate of  her son Strother Hansel.

Children of John Hansel and Mary M. Akron - Eckert: 
*Harriet -born ca1830 in MD. Married Andrew Lewis.

*Phillip -born 8 Mar 1832 in MD & died 27 Nov 1902. Married Rachel Alzina Stone.

*Mary -born 7 Aug 1836 in Allegheny co. MD, & died 9 Jan 1897 in Iowa. Married John Zearley.

*John W. -born 8 Nov 1837 in MD, & died 12 Sep 1920 in Mallory twp. Clayton co. Married Nancy Jane Hunt. Their children were William, b. 1866; Lyman John, b.1868; Ellen, b. 1870; Violette, b. 1876; and Minnie, b. 1879

*Jacob -born 25 Sep 1839 in Frostburg, Allegheny co. MD, & died 2 Dec 1909 in Garber. Married Nancy Esther Darrow.

*George -born Sep 1842 in Maryland, & died 14 Nov 1908 in Iowa. Married Mary Baker.

*Strother Todd -born 19 Nov 1844 in WVa & died 6 May 1918 in Mallory twp. Clayton co. Married Sophronia Wolf.

*Sarah E. -born ABT 1850 in Mallory twp. Clayton co. Iowa. Married James Milne.

*Charles - no information


Jacob Hansel & Nancy Darrow

Jacob Hansel & Nancy Darrow
Jacob Hansel & Nancy Darrow

Jacob Hansel, son of John and Mary Hansel. Born 09/25/1839 and died 12/24/09. He married Nancy Esther Darrow on 02/07/1867. She was born 05/08/1848 and died on 07/02/ 1929.

Children of Jacob & Nancy (Darrow) Hansel

Nelson Hansel, 1955

Nelson Hansel was born on July 14,1877 & died December 31,1955. He married  Mattie Palmer on Dec 25,1905. This above photo was taken Dec 25, 1955 just 6 days before his death on his 50th wedding anniversary.

George Moetsch & Annette Hansel wedding 1901

George Moetsch & Annette Hansel

 

Left & above:
Annette "Nettie" Hansel & George Moetsch

Annette "Nettie" Hansel was born Feb. 1,1880 & died March 19,1958. She married George Moetsch on Dec 4,1901. George was born April 15,1866 & died on Nov 12,1938. They are buried in New Hampton, Iowa 

Bessie Hansel & Frank M. Thein
Bessie Hansel & Frank M. Thein

Bessie Hansel was born on July 17,1882 & died on March 14,1958. She married Frank Thein on Jan 14,1903. Frank was born on Jan 13, 1881 and died Aug 26,1951. They were the parents of 4 boys: Dail, Albert, Maynard and Howard.

Exzella Hansel
Exzella Hansel

Exzella Hansel, daughter of Marion & Carrie (Smith) Hansel; granddaughter of Jacob & Nancy Hansel. Exzella was born July 19,1894. She married Daniel Persson on Nov. 22,1913. Daniel was born on Jan 22,1895.

Marion Melvin & Aulden Hansel
Marion Melvin & Aulden Hansel
Grandsons of Jacob and Nancy (Darrow) Hansel.

Marion, was born Oct 16, 1906 & died Jan 01, 1977. He was the son of Marion & Carrie (Smith) Hansel. Aulden was born June 26,1910 & died June 25,1988. He married Mildred Frances Prentress on June 1, 1931 in Manchester, Delaware co. Iowa
Wedding Invitation

Ted Hansel & Mary Grobstick, wedding 1922
Ted Hansel & Mary Grobstick

Theodore R. Hansel, son of Marion & Carrie (Smith) Hansel; grandson of Jacob & Nancy (Darrow) Hansel. Ted was born Oct. 5, 1902 & died on Aug 4,1993. He married Mary Grobstick on Oct.10,1922. Mary was born in 1902.

Opal Pearl Hansel
Opal Hansel

Opal Pearl Hansel, daughter of Marion & Carrie (Smith) Hansel; granddaughter of Jacob & Nancy (Darrow) Hansel. She was born Sept 6,1899 and died on May 8,1990. She married Charles Down on May 16,1917. Charles was born Aug. 27,1893 and died June 1980.


Lyman John Hansel & Rose Borrett
Lyman John Hansel & Rose Borrett

Lyman John Hansel, son of John Hansel & Nancy Hunt, was born Jan 1868 in Mallory twp. & died Nov. 12, 1949. He married Rhoda Rosella "Rose" Borrett Mar 29, 1899 in East Elkport. She was born Nov 1873 in Mallory twp., the daughter of Alfred W. Borrett & Sarah Jane Foote. Rose died Jan 26, 1969. They are buried in Hansel cemetery, Garber.

Their children:

*Hansel -born & died ca1900 in Mallory twp.

*Grace Blanche -born 21 Apr 1901 in Mallory twp. & died 27 Jan 1998 in Edgewood, Delaware co. IA

*Arthur Dale -born 15 Jun 1903 in Garber & died 16 Nov 1975 in Garber.

*Amber Violet -born 29 Oct 1905 in Mallory twp. & died 1 Feb 2004 in Edgewood, Delaware co. IA

*Agnes Elva -born 21 Nov 1907 in Mallory twp. & died 10 Mar 1999 in Edgewood, Delaware co. IA

*Earl Wesley -born 1 Sep 1911 in Mallory twp. & died 9 Sep 1965 in Garber.

*Nina -no dates, died at birth

~Credit for the Lyman Hanson family data - Phyliss Peterson.

Family of William Montaine Foote & Rhoda Swisher
Family of William Montaine Foote & Rhoda Swisher

Pictured: Johana Elizabeth (Foote) Rutherford, John Foote, Sarah Jane (Foote) Borrett, Rhoda Catherine (Foote) Odell & Mary Elizabeth (Foote) Towslee. Sarah Jane Foote & Alfred Borrett were the parents of Rose Borret who
married Lyman Hansel 2nd picture.

~photo credit: Lyle Morley, grandson of Rose Borrett

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Lyle Hansel & Minnie Dobberstien
Lyle Hansel & Minnie Dobberstien

Lyle Thomas Hansel, the oldest child of Marshall Hansel and Gertrude Thein, was born Nov 2,1898 in Garber, Clayton Co. Iowa & died on June 27,1977. He married Minnie Dobberstien on June 9,1927. Minnie was born June 3, 1897 & died on March 30,195. Both are buried in Aurora, IL. (see also Thein family album)

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~Photos & information was contributed by Helen Jennings unless credited otherwise. Helen's email address can be found in the Surname Registry for Hansel.

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