Dress, Frederich 1824 - 1894
DREES, DRESS, WESLING, DRIER
Posted By: Bill Waters (email)
Date: 2/9/2021 at 11:11:21
FESTINA CHURCH MEMBER 1857
(Below is from Membership List)
Dress Friederich, wife: Elisabeth, children: Maria 7 Johann 3, Veronica ¼.
Dress Michael, wife: Elisabeth, children: Wilhelm 2 ½, Maria ½.
I will include the 2 Drees families together. They shared a house in the 1856 Iowa Census. They
each had their own home in the 1860 Federal Census.
Friederich Drees (1824-1894) b. Oldenburg, Germany. bur. Oldenburg, Franklin, Indiana.
Elisabeth Wesling (1828-1925) b. Oldenburg, Germany. bur. Oldenburg, Indiana.
mar. 1850, Franklin Co., Indiana.
Maria (1851-?) b. Indiana.
Johann (1854-?) b. Indiana.
Veronica (1857-?) b. Festina, Iowa.
Elisabeth (1859-?) b. Festina, Iowa.
Anthony (1864-?) b. Festina, Iowa.
Friederich & Elisabeth came to Iowa between 1855-1856. It appears they went back to Indiana
after 1864. They appear in the 1870 Federal Census there.
Michael Drees (1814-1890) b. Oldenburg. bur. Richmond Twp., Nemaha County, Kansas.
Elisabeth Drier (1828-?) b. Prussia, Germany.
mar. 1846 Dubuque County, Iowa
Children: William (1855-?) b. New Vienna, Dubuque, Iowa.
Mary (1858-?) b. Festina, Winneshiek, Iowa.
John (1859-?) b. Festina, Iowa.
Edward (1861-?) Festina,Iowa.
Henry (1865-?) Festina, Iowa.
Michael & Elisabeth lived in New Vienna, Dubuque, Iowa, in 1855, when William was born.
Michael & Elisabeth came to Festina after this time. They would move to Kansas between 1865
Elisabeth was alive in 1900. She lived at Keuterville, Idaho, Idaho, with her son, Edward.
Compiled by Joe Tillman 11-16-2020.
Submitted by Linus Cremer
Winneshiek Biographies maintained by Bruce Kuennen.
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