Margaret Wendel1

F, b. circa 1822
     Margaret Wendel was born circa 1822 at Shenandoah Co., VA.1 She was the daughter of George Wendel and Sarah Borden.1

Citations

  1. [S226] 1850 Federal Census, Shenandoah County, Virginia, District 58. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 976.

Margaret Wendel1

F, b. circa 1848
     Margaret Wendel was born circa 1848 at Washington Co. (probably), MD.1 She was the daughter of John A. Wendel and Ruth / Rhiana (?)1 Margaret Wendel lived in 1880 at Clear Spring, Washington Co., MD; Census p.100C, line 37, servant in the household of Catherine Feidt.

Citations

  1. [S870] 1860 Federal Census, Washington County, Maryland. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 483; FHL #803483.

Margaret Ann Wendel

F, b. 5 November 1822, d. 11 January 1827
     Margaret Ann Wendel was born on 5 November 1822 at Lexington, Rockbridge Co., VA. She was the daughter of William M. Wendel and Jane Ann (?) Margaret Ann Wendel died on 11 January 1827 at Lexington, Rockbridge Co., VA, at age 4. She was buried in January 1827 at Stonewall Jackson Cemetery (Presbyterian Church), Lexington, Rockbridge Co., VA.

Margaret J. Wendel1

F, b. circa 1868
     Margaret J. Wendel was born circa 1868 at Marion Co. (probably), IA.2,1 She was the daughter of Thomas Jefferson Wendel and Rebecca Pettit.1

Citations

  1. [S327] 1880 Federal Census, Marion County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 354; FHL #1254354.
  2. [S722] 1870 Federal Census, Marion County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 409; FHL #545908.

Margaret M. Wendel

F, b. circa 1805, d. after 1850
     Margaret M. Wendel was born circa 1805 at Shenandoah Co., VA.1 She was the daughter of Augustine Wendel and Margaret Bushong. Margaret M. Wendel married Jacob Wolfe in 1820 at Shenandoah Co., VA. Margaret M. Wendel died after 1850 at Harrison Co., IN.

Children of Margaret M. Wendel and Jacob Wolfe

Citations

  1. [S448] 1850 Federal Census, Harrison County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 149.

Margaret M. Wendel1

F, b. circa 1867, d. 31 August 1960
     Margaret M. Wendel was born circa 1867 at Tennessee.2,1 She was the daughter of Dr. Robert Searcy Wendel and Emma Claiborne James. Margaret M. Wendel died on 31 August 1960.

Citations

  1. [S471] 1880 Federal Census, Rutherford County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 1276, FHL #1255276.
  2. [S472] 1870 Federal Census, Rutherford County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 1558; FHL #553057.

Margaretha Barbara Wendel

F, b. 1 June 1746, d. 1748
     Note: Birth & Death dates "From The Rhine To The Shenandoah"by Daniel W. Bly page 202. Margaretha Barbara Wendel was born on 1 June 1746 at Shenandoah Co., VA. She was the daughter of Augustine Wendel and Anna Margaretha Bücher. Margaretha Barbara Wendel died in 1748 at Shenandoah Co., VA.

Margaretta Deaderick Wendel

F, b. 23 May 1832, d. 6 March 1905
     Margaretta Deaderick Wendel was born on 23 May 1832 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford Co., TN. She was the daughter of David Wendel and Sarah Hale Neilson. Margaretta Deaderick Wendel married Joseph Spence on 1 March 1853. Margaretta Deaderick Wendel died on 6 March 1905 at Austin, Travis Co., TX, at age 72. She was buried in March 1905 at Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis Co., TX, Findagrave #69773013.

Children of Margaretta Deaderick Wendel and Joseph Spence

Maria Magdalena Wendel

F, b. 16 December 1773, d. 10 March 1853
     Maria Magdalena Wendel was born on 16 December 1773 at Dunmore (now Shenandoah) Co., VA, Birth and christening dates from Wayland's History of Shenandoah County, Appendix p.739. It says the parents were "John Wendell and Mary". Do not know whether his wife's full name was "Magdalena" or "Maria Magdalena" - suspect the latter, which would be consistent with a daughter named "Mary". Cannot identify another John Wendel in the area who would have been a father at this date.

This date is also a near perfect match to the headstone inscription of Mary M. Rhoades, who died 10 MAR 1853, which reads "aged 79y 2m 21d". (DLB 2008.)

She was the daughter of John Wendel and Maria Magdalena Dellinger. Maria Magdalena Wendel was baptized on 29 January 1774 at Strasburg, Dunmore (now Shenandoah) Co., VA. She married Philip Rhoad, son of Jacob Rhode and Elizabeth Stols, on 25 September 1797 at Shenandoah Co., VA.1 Maria Magdalena Wendel died on 10 March 1853 at Brushcreek Twp., Highland Co., OH, at age 79. She was buried in March 1853 at Old Dutch Cemetery, Brushcreek Twp., Highland Co., OH.

Children of Maria Magdalena Wendel and Philip Rhoad

Citations

  1. [S584] 1850 Federal Census, Highland County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 694.

Mary Wendel

F
     Mary Wendel was born. She was the daughter of Daniel Wendel and Mary Hawkins. Mary Wendel married Christopher Hoffman in 1809.

Child of Mary Wendel and Christopher Hoffman

Mary Wendel

F, b. 11 July 1775
     Mary Wendel was also known as "Polly". She was born on 11 July 1775 at Winchester, Frederick Co., VA. She was the daughter of Christopher Wendel and Susannah Deaderick. Mary Wendel married Bennett Searcy, son of Col. Reuben Searcy and Susannah Henderson, on 29 August 1798 at Davidson Co., TN.

Child of Mary Wendel and Bennett Searcy

Mary Wendel

F, b. 25 April 1783
     Mary Wendel was born on 25 April 1783. She was the daughter of Jacob Wendel and Elizabeth Barbara Pfeiffer.

Mary Wendel

F, b. 16 April 1805, d. 1843
     Mary Wendel was born on 16 April 1805. She was the daughter of Johannes Wendel and Mary Wiseman. Mary Wendel married Jonathan Fravel in 1837 at Shenandoah Co., VA. Mary Wendel died in 1843.

Mary Wendel

F, b. 11 July 1775, d. after 1826
     Mary Wendel was born on 11 July 1775 at Frederick Co. (probably), VA. She was the daughter of Samuel Wendel and Margaret Becker. Mary Wendel married Andreas Becker on 3 December 1792 at Frederick Co., VA, Ceremony by Rev. Christian Streit. Mary Wendel died after 1826.

Mary Wendel1

F, b. circa 1858
     Mary Wendel was born circa 1858 at Washington Co., MD.1 She was the daughter of John A. Wendel and Ruth / Rhiana (?)1

Citations

  1. [S881] 1870 Federal Census, Washington County, Maryland. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 596; FHL #552095.

Mary Elizabeth Wendel

F, b. 29 June 1874
     Mary Elizabeth Wendel was born on 29 June 1874. She was the daughter of James Brown Wendel and Mary W. Paine.

Mary Emma Wendel

F, b. circa 1854, d. 1 July 1940
     Mary Emma Wendel was born circa 1854 at Rutherford Co., TN.1 She was the daughter of Dr. Robert Searcy Wendel and Emma Claiborne James. Mary Emma Wendel died on 1 July 1940 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford Co., TN, Obituary: Private funeral services for Miss Mary Emma Wendel, member of one of Rutherford County's oldest families, who died at the home of her sister, Mrs. R. L. Hay, on East College street, were conducted by Dr. B. b. Pennington at 10:30 Tuesday morning at the residence. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery under the direction of McKnight and Harrison. Miss Wendell was the daughter of Dr. Robert and Emma James Wendel, one of the earliest families in Rutherford County. She was educated at Soule College. She had been ill since December. Pallbearers were E. C. Cannon, Leiper Freeman, Dr. M. B. Murfree, Wendel Nichol, Sam Sweeney, Robert Nichol, Harry Nichol, G. S. Smith, Frank Burgdorf, Jr. and Allen James.

She was buried in July 1940 at Evergreen Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Rutherford Co., TN, Find A Grave Memorial# 68980473.
Note: Mary Emma Wendel, third daughter of Dr. Robert Searcy and Emma James Wendel, never married and she and her sister, lived all of their lives in the Robert Searcy Wendel home on the corner of College and Spring Streets, Murfreesboro.

Citations

  1. [S471] 1880 Federal Census, Rutherford County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 1276, FHL #1255276.

Mary Ready Wendel1

F, b. October 1842, d. 11 September 1910
     Mary Ready Wendel was born in October 1842 at Rutherford Co., TN, 1900 census shows October, 1848.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Neilson Wendel and Mary Ann Hancock.1 Mary Ready Wendel married John Marshall Hairston, son of John Adams Hairston and Malinda J. Corn, on 22 November 1865 at Lafayette Co., MS, Two children born, one living as of 1900 census. Mary Ready Wendel lived in April 1910 at Oakland, Yalobusha Co., MS; living with daughter Harriet's family.2 She died on 11 September 1910 at age 67. She was buried in September 1910 at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Grenada, Grenada Co., MS.

Child of Mary Ready Wendel and John Marshall Hairston

Citations

  1. [S2479] 1850 Federal Census, Lafayette County, Mississippi. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 375.
  2. [S2502] 1910 Federal Census, Yalobusha County, Mississippi. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 764; FHL #1374777.
  3. [S2501] 1900 Federal Census, Yalobusha County, Mississippi. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 834; FHL #1240834.

Mary Rebecca Wendel

F, b. 7 March 1885, d. 13 March 1928
     Mary Rebecca Wendel was born on 7 March 1885 at Marion Co., IA.1 She was the daughter of Cyrus Edwin Wendel and Josephine Victoria London. Mary Rebecca Wendel married Theodore V. Banta, son of Newton Seigle Banta and Mary Ollie Foster. Mary Rebecca Wendel died on 13 March 1928 at Glendale, Maricopa Co., AZ, at age 43. She was buried in 1928 at Gosport Cemetery, Gosport, Marion Co., IA, Find A Grave Memorial# 83930957.

Children of Mary Rebecca Wendel and Theodore V. Banta

Citations

  1. [S328] 1900 Federal Census, Marion County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Film 447; FHL #1240447.
  2. [S3187] 1920 Federal Census, Greeley County, Nebraska. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 991.

Matilda Caroline Wendel

F, b. 9 July 1809, d. 5 February 1887
     Matilda Caroline Wendel was born on 9 July 1809 at Cheeks Crossroads, Hamblen Co., TN.1 She was the daughter of David Wendel and Sarah Hale Neilson. Matilda Caroline Wendel married Evander McIvor on 18 October 1827. Matilda Caroline Wendel married David Fentress after 1828. Matilda Caroline Wendel lived on 30 August 1850 at Bolivar, Hardeman Co., TN.1 She lived in 1870 at Bolivar, Hardeman Co., TN; Living with son Francis at the time of the 1870 census. She lived on 8 June 1880 at Bolivar, Hardeman Co., TN; Living with son James.2 She died on 5 February 1887 at Hardeman Co., TN, at age 77. She was buried in February 1887 at Polk Cemetery, Bolivar, Hardeman Co., TN, Findagrave #83155713.

Children of Matilda Caroline Wendel and David Fentress

Citations

  1. [S3295] 1850 Federal Census, Hardeman County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 881.
  2. [S973] 1880 Federal Census, Hardeman County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, Series T9, Roll 1260; FHL #1255260.
  3. [S473] 1860 Federal Census, Hardeman County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 1253; FHL #805253.

Matilda May Wendel

F, b. circa 1790, d. 1816
     Matilda May Wendel was born circa 1790 at Winchester, Frederick Co., VA. She was the daughter of Christopher Wendel and Susannah Deaderick. Matilda May Wendel married Alfred Moore Carter, son of Landon Carter and Elizabeth MacLin, in 1810, date from headstone plaque. Matilda May Wendel died in 1816 at Elizabethton, Carter Co., TN, date on headstone.

Children of Matilda May Wendel and Alfred Moore Carter

Matilda Sevier Wendel1

F, b. 17 November 1804, d. 18 November 1872
     Matilda Sevier Wendel was born on 17 November 1804 at Lexington, Rockbridge Co., VA.1,2 She was the daughter of Daniel Wendel and Mary Hawkins. Matilda Sevier Wendel married Abraham Snapp Jr., son of Abraham Snapp and Maria Magdalena Fogelsong, on 5 December 1829 at Washington Co., TN. Matilda Sevier Wendel died on 18 November 1872 at Brownsboro, Washington Co., TN, at age 68. She was buried in 1873 at Salem Cemetery, Limestone, Washington Co., TN.

Child of Matilda Sevier Wendel and Abraham Snapp Jr.

Citations

  1. [S467] 1850 Federal Census, Washington County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 898.
  2. [S463] 1870 Federal Census, Washington County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 1568; FHL #553067.

Nancy Wendel

F, b. circa 1789
     Nancy Wendel was born circa 1789 at Shenandoah Co., VA. She was the daughter of Daniel Wendel and Mary Hawkins. Nancy Wendel married Andrew Johnston in 1810.

Nenisey Wendel1

F, b. circa 1852
     Nenisey Wendel was born circa 1852 at Washington Co. (probably), MD.1 She was the daughter of John A. Wendel and Ruth / Rhiana (?)1

Citations

  1. [S870] 1860 Federal Census, Washington County, Maryland. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 483; FHL #803483.

Ora Victoria Wendel

F, b. February 1884, d. March 1958
     Ora Victoria Wendel was born in February 1884 at Warren Co., IA.1,2 She was the daughter of Thomas Jefferson Wendel and Rebecca Pettit. Ora Victoria Wendel lived in 1895 at Squaw Twp., Warren Co., IA; 1895 Iowa state census. She married John Logan Willis, son of Henry Clay Willis and Mary Susan Clearwater, on 21 July 1904 at Marion Co., IA. Ora Victoria Wendel lived on 2 June 1910 at Logan Twp., Emmons Co., ND; Ora and her son Ivan were listed twice on the 1900 census. She and Ivan were listed in her parents' home on April 18, but were back with her husband John Willis and daughter Leone on June 2. DLB 2018.1

She and John Logan Willis were divorced before March 1912; Ora remarried to John H. Snook on 8 MAR 1912.

Ora Victoria Wendel married John Hill Snook, son of Isaiah Snook and Amanda Marietta Metsker, on 8 March 1912 at Marion Co., IA. Ora Victoria Wendel lived on 4 April 1930 at Jay Em, Goshen Co., WY; farming.2 She died in March 1958 at Lingle, Goshen Co., WY, at age 74. She was buried in 1958 at Hillcrest Cemetery, Lingle, Goshen Co., WY, Findagrave #29045693.

Children of Ora Victoria Wendel and John Logan Willis

Child of Ora Victoria Wendel and John Hill Snook

Citations

  1. [S4642] 1910 Federal Census, Emmons County, North Dakota. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 1141; FHL #1375154.
  2. [S4643] 1930 Federal Census, Goshen County, Wyoming. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2622; FHL #2342356.

Peter Wendel

M
     Peter Wendel was born at Shenandoah Co. (probably), VA. He was the son of Peter Joseph Wendel and Rebecca Lang.

Peter Wendel1

M, b. circa 1851
     Peter Wendel was born circa 1851 at Ohio.1 He was the son of Daniel Wendel and Margaret Ruprecht.1

Citations

  1. [S1445] 1860 Federal Census, Madison County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 1004; FHL #805004.

Peter Joseph Wendel

M, b. before 1765, d. circa 1846
     Peter Joseph Wendel was born before 1765 at Frederick Co., VA or MD. He was the son of Samuel Wendel and Margaret Becker. Peter Joseph Wendel married Rebecca Lang on 26 June 1787 at Frederick Co., VA, Ceremony by Rev. Simon Hare (info from Handley Library, Winchester, VA.) Peter Joseph Wendel died circa 1846 at New Market, Shenandoah Co., VA.

Children of Peter Joseph Wendel and Rebecca Lang

Petronella Wendel

F
     Petronella Wendel was born. She was the daughter of Philip Wendel and Anna (?)

Philip Wendel1

M, b. 1738, d. before 8 August 1814
     Philip Wendel was also known as John Philip Probably was christened "Johann Philip" in German. He was born in 1738 at Frederick Co., VA, Birth & Death info from "From The Rhine To The Shenandoah" by Daniel W. Bly, page 202. He was the son of Christophel Wendel and Catherine Brumbach. Philip Wendel married Elizabeth Dellinger, daughter of Hans Georg Döllinger and Catherina Krahenbühl, circa 1760 at Frederick (now Shenandoah) Co., VA,

A chancery suit in Shenandoah County, "Augustine Dellinger vs. Adm. of Frederick Dellinger, Adm. of Christian Dellinger 1792", contains a record of the settlement of George Dellinger's estate which names his heirs, and includes John Wendel and wife Magdalena, and Philip Wendel and wife Elizabeth. The suit file is 63 pages, in possession of the Library of Virginia, and can be found online at this URL: http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/.

Philip Wendel began military service on 26 August 1779 at Shenandoah Co., VA. He died before 8 August 1814 at Shenandoah Co., VA. He left a will on 18 December 1813 at Shenandoah Co., VA; Probated 8 AUG 1814

Last Will and Testament of Philip Windel, Senior dated December 18, 1813


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In the name of God, amen. I, Philip Windel Senior of the County of Shenandoah in the State of Virginia calling to mind the certainty of death and the uncertainty when it may happen and being of sound mind and memory do think proper to make this my last Will and Testament which I do in the following manner.... First/ I avied that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid out of my personal estate....Secondly/ I give to my beloved wife Elizabeth Wendel the one third part of all my estates both real and personal excepting my black smith tools./.......Thirdly/ I will and direct that all my personal estate/ black smith tools excepted shall be appraised as soon as conveniently may be after my death, and that my Widow shall have the privilege to take by appraisement whatever she chooses to her full thirds. The remainder of any personal estate I direct to be sold by my executor herein after named by way of public sale I give and bequeath unto my two daughters, Barbara wife of John Zentmeyer and Rebecca Wendel to be equally divided between

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them and share alike for themselves and their heirs forever.. Fourthly / I give and bequeath to unto my sons Christian Wendel and Daniel Wendel all my black smith tools for themselves and their heirs forever. Fifthly / To my son, Philip Windel, I give a piece of land and made him a title for same and do value the same at eighty pounds current money of Virginia which shall be accounted to him as so much paid to him on acct of his portion of inheritance out of my estate......Sixthly / To my son, Emanuel Wendel, I give a piece of land which I do value at one hundred pounds current money of Virginia which shall be accounted to him as so much paid to him on acct of his portion of inheritance out of my estate. Seventhly / To my three sons, David Wendel, Christian Wendel, and Daniel Wendel, I give and divise my lands and plantations I now live on situate and lying on both sides of Sam's Brook adjoining the lands of my brother, John Wendel, Abraham Smootz and others containing two hundred and two acres to the same more or less to each of them their respective shares for themselves their heirs and assigns forever and in case I should not divide the land myself in my lifetime and to assign to every one his share then it shall be divided in the following manner, That is to say, each of my said sons David, Christian, and Daniel, shall choose a discreet and honest man and those three then and there so chosen by them shall lay off and divide the land in three parts as equal in quantity and quality as to clear land as well as wood land and as equal in value as they posibly can and give clear judgement by which judgement my said sons shall abide every due share always subject to the dower right of my Widow. Eighthly I do value the land I gave to my three sons David Windel, Christian Windel, and Daniel Windel at three hundred and thirty pounds the whole tract and this my will that the sum of eighty pounds amounted to my son Philip Windel and the sum of one hundred pounds due amounted to my son Emanuel Windel and the sum of three hundred and thirty pounds which I valued the land given to my sons David, Christian, and Daniel to be worth together with the net process arising out dower always excepted/

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be added up in due general sum and this general sum be divided in seven equal parts. One part to each of my children herein named so that at the settlement of my estate each of my children have one as much as the others their portion of inheritance, black smith tools excepted, out of my estate sale to have forgot that my said wife shall have her bed bedstead and furniture thereunto belonging a chest her own choice and my family bible moreover to her so that these articles are to be left out out of the appraisement that belong for her........Lastly I do hereby constitute my son Emanuel Wendel Executor of this my last Will and Testament hereby hereby revoking and disavowing all and every, other will or wills, by me made declaring this and this lastly I do hereby take this Lastly to be my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the eighteenth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirteen.......

Signed sealed published, and declared by
the above named Philip Windel, Sen to be --SIGNATURE and SEAL--
his last Will and Testament in the presence
of us who have in the presence of the Testator
and in the prescence of each other hereunto
Subscribed our names as Witnesses......

Samuel R. Bader
?
Frances Reise ?

At a Court held for the County of Shenandoah on Monday the 8th day of August 1814. This last Will and Testament of Philip Wendel, Sen was produced to the Court and proved by the oaths of Samuel R. Bader and Frances Reise, witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded and upon the motion of Emanuel Windel the executor therein named who made oath and entered into bond with George Hottel his security in the penit sum of five thousand dollar conditioned as the law directs a probat of the said Will in due form is granted him..........

Teste
C. Williams E.? S.C.

Children of Philip Wendel and Elizabeth Dellinger

Citations

  1. [S21] B. C. Holzclaw, Ancestry and Descendants of the Nassau-Siegen Immigrants to Virginia 1714 - 1750, 74-75.