XX GENERATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

EAST PRUSSIA

 

FRYDERYK LINE

 

CHILDREN OF FRYDERYK DRESSEL

 

XX.1  

1.  Johann Dressel

     * 1742

     †1789 age 71, Willenberg, East Prussia

     

     Textile Manufacturer

 

Chronology:

 

1767: Johann, his younger brothers Michael and Karl Freidrich and the Lisek family were instrumental in persuading the Willenberg authorities to obtain permission from the Prussian government for the Polish Jewish merchant, Elias Abrahamowitz be allowed to conduct business and make investments in Willenberg. (Abrahamowitz became the 1st member of his religion to receive this privilege)  Consequently, the Dressel family was able to open additional markets for their woolen cloth through the trading posts in Poland and Russia which were owned by Abrahamowitz, APO-I/23 letter from the War and Treasury Dept., Koenigsberg, 6-23-1767.  

 

1768: see 1768, article XV.25, below.

 

1768:  Johann and his younger brothers, Michael and Karol Friedrich supported the Polish Jewish merchant, Mosiek Herschkowitz’s petition for the establishment of a silk producing industry in Willenberg, APO-I/23, letter from Baron von Seidlitz, 10-11-1768.

 

1789: Willenberg, East Prussia

        Johann died at the age of 71, (Gmp46)

 

                             *


 

Wife:  

1a.  Anna Stainer von Stain-Strolehen called Steiner,

       born, 1724, Strolehen estate, Wagrain, Salzburg, Lutheran, (Gmp46).

       She died at age 54, in 1796, Willenberg, East Prussia.

         

        Anna was the daughter of Abraham Veit Stainer von Stain-Strolehen, born 1675, and his wife Anna Brandstatter.   For Anna's siblings see (n1).         

         

         The Staners von Stain called Steiner and the Brandstatters are old Lutheran fief estate owning families from the district of Wagrain, Salzburg. In 1732, they arrived in Koenigsberg, East Prussia as Salzburg emmigrants.  They settled in Schippenbeil, Friedland, East Prussia, (Gmp46; p.20).

 

Johann and Anna had 5 children, 4 boys and 1 girl, see XXIV.?

 

                            **

 

Notes for Johann Dressel:

 

(n1)     Anna Steiner's brothers and sisters were:

         1. Gertraud Steiner, born 1713, Strolehen, Salzburg, Austria; married the Polish nobleman Fryderick Chmielewski, estate owner , Schippenbeil, East Prussia.

         2. Margarette Steiner, born 1716, Strolehen, Salzburg, Austria; married the Polish noble man Jozef Zamojski, estate owner, Dembica, East Prussia

         3. Ruppert Steiner, born 1719, Strolehen, Salzburg, Austria; married Eva Zagoraj, and settled in Insterburg, East Prussia.

         4. Johann Steiner, born 1730, Strolehen, Salzburg, East Prussia; married Anna Dembek von Malgaofen, daughter of an estate owner and settled in Malgaofen, Szczytno, East Prussia  

 

 

 

 

XX.2

2.  Michael von der Dressel called Dressel     

     * 1722, Rastenburg, East Prussia: Lutheran

     † 1803, age 81,Willenberg, East Prussia

     x 1751?   

     to Barbara Schwartzenberg von Nieder Taxach 

        

 

     Textile Manufacturer

 

Chronology:

 

1722: Rastenburg, East Prussia

       born; Lutheran

 

1739: Age 17, Michael left Rastenburg, East Prussia and came to Willenberg, East Prussia

 

1739: Actively participated in the development of the textile industry in 1803:  Southern East Prussia. He was a co-owner of one or more Droessel textile mills 

 

1767: See 1768, article XV.1 above.

 


1751: Rastenburg, (Gmp9); or Tilsit, (Gmp46), East Prussia Michael, age 29, married Barbara Schwartzenberg von Nider Taxach,

 

1803: Willenberg, East Prussia

         Michael died at the age of 81.

 

                                      *

 

Wife:   

2a.  Barbara Schwartzenberg von Nieder Taxach 

       born: 1728, Nider Taxach, (Niedertaebach) Salzburg; Lutheran

       died: age 75, 1802, Willenberg, East Prussia

       mar:  at the age of 23;   

                

       Daughter of George Schwarzenberg, von Nider Taxach, 1682-1746 (Niedertaebach) and his wife Apolonia nee Peamb von Leop Haarlechen, who died in 1733.

 

         The Schwarzenberg von Nider Taxach and the Peamb von Leop Haarlechen were old Lutheran fief estate owning families in the Werffner district of Salzburg. In 1732, after their expulsion from Salzburg, Barbara and her family came to Stetten, East Prussia and then settled in Tilsit East Prussia.

 

         For the list of Barbara's siblings see (n1).

                                 **

 

NOTES FOR MICHAEL DRESSEL:

 

(n1)     Barbara Schwarzenberg's Syblings:

         1. Johann (Hans) Schwarzenberg, b.1721, Nider Taxach, married in Tilsit, East Prussia to Margarete Kapstein, daughter of  Martin Kapstein, owner of palarni popiolow, Jacobswalde, East Prussia, they settled in Tilsit, East Prussia, Kirhting, daughter of a paper manufactuor, Kutzburg-Muehle, East Prussia,

 

Michael and Anna had 8 children, 5 boys and 3 girls, see XXIV.?

 

                             

  

XX.3  

3.  Anna Dressel Viehoster nee von der Dressel

     * 1728, Rastenburg, East Prussia: Lutheran

     † 1807, age 74, Rastenburg, East Prussia                      

     x 1747, age 19, Rastenburg, East Prussia

     to Christian Viehoster von Griess

 

 

 

Chronology:

 

1728: Rastenburg, East Prussia

       born in the Lutheran faith

 

1747: Rastenburg, East Prussia

       married at age 19 to Christian Viehoster von Griess

 


1807: Rastenburg, East Prussia                      

       died at age 74

 

                             *

 

Husband: 

3a.  Christian Viehoster von Griess

       born: 1721, Griess estate, Salzburg

       mar: age 26

       died: age 81, 1802, Rastenburg, East Prussia

       Son of Georg Viehoster von Griess

                    born: 1667, and his 2nd wife Lucia Scharfitter (von Hintermoss)  

        

          The Viehoster and the Scharfitter were old Lutheran estate owning families from the district of Wagrain, Salzburg.    In 1732 they were expelled from Salzburg, their estates were confiscated, and they immigrated to Szczecin, East Prussia, and in 1734 they settled in Rastenburg, East Prussia

 

     (for the siblings of Christian, (n1))

 

Anna and Christian had 4 children, 2 boys and 2 girls;

 

1.  Paul Viehhoster

     cloth manufactuor, Memel, East Prussia

     born: 1749, Rastenburg, East Prussia

     mar: age 25, 1774, Memel, East Prussia

     to: Wilhelmina Ballay

        

2.  Wit Viehhoster

     small estate owner,Gross Jerutten, East Prussia

     born: 1754, Rastenburg, East Prussia

     mar:  age 24, 1778, Gross Jerutten, East Prussia

     to: Ewa Kensy

 

3.  Anna Viehhoster

     born: 1755, Rastenburg, East Prussia

     mar. to: Michael Littek

     small estate owner, Krausendorff, East Prussia

 

4.  Catarina Viehhoster

     born: 1757, Rastenburg, East Prussia           

     mar. to: Wilhelm Drewenski (Derewski, +++)

     Cloth manufacturer, Rastenburg, East Prussia

     The Drewenski were the East Prussian branch of a old Polish family from Mazovia, Poland. They were one of the 3 largest manufacturing families in Southern East Prussia. ??      

      

                                 **

 

NOTES FOR ANNA DRESSEL VIEHHOSTER:

 

(1).   Sisters of Christian Viehhoster were;

       1. Margarette, born: 1722, Griess Estate, Salzburg, Austria

       2. Sybilla, Born: 1725, Griess Estate, Salzburg, Austria

       3. Rosina, Born: 1727, Griess Estate, Salzburg, Austria

 

       Siblings of Christian Viehhoster from his father's 1st marriage were;

       1. Anna, born 1696, Griess Estate, Salzburg, Austria

       2. Paul, born 1702, Griess Estate, Salzburg, Austria                

       3. Maria, born 1704, Griess Estate, Salzburg, Austria

       4. Jacob, born 1707, Griess Estate, Salzburg, Austria, GR.11-30-1987

  

 

                                 

 

XX.4

4.  Margarette von der Dressel called Dressel

     *1732, Rastenburg, East Prussia: Lutheran

     † 1809, age 77, Stallupoehnen, East Prussia

     x 1750, Willenberg, East Prussia

     to Ruppert Graffenberg von Obergastegg

 

 

Chronology:

 

1732:  Rastenburg, East Prussia;

       Born in the Lutheran faith.

 

1750:  Willenberg, East Prussia

       Married Ruppert Graffenberg von Obergastegg, G; (Roeckhberg) uPGTX,1

 

1750:  Margareta and Ruppert settle in Schippenbeil, East Prussia.

 

1809:  Stallupoehnen, East Prussia

       Margarita died at age 77. 

                                 *

 

Husband:

4a.  Ruppert Graffenberg von Obergastegg

       born: 1723, Obergastegg estate, Salzburg; Lutheran

       mar: age 27

       died: age 69, 1792, Stalluopnnen, East Prussia

 

      Son of Thomas Graffenberg von Obergastegg, b. 1677, and his wife Eva nee Gumpoldt von Hintertieffenbach, 1687-1733, uP.GTX,1. Thomas and his wife after the expulsion from Salzburg came to Szczecin East Prussia and then settled in Stalupoennen East Prussia, G. (Pistupoenen, East Prussia, p19.p68)  For the Graffenberg background, see ?????. The Gumpoldt are documented as owners of the fief estates, Obergumpoldsberg and Untergumpoldberg in circa 1350.  They are among the oldest families of Wagrain area, Salzburg, Austria, uP.p2.   

 

           For information regarding the sisters of Ruppert see nXV.21.   

 

 

Margarita and Ruppert had 6 children

 

1.  Wolfgang Graffenberg

     born: 1755, Stalupoehnen, East Prussia; Luthern

     mar:  Anna Spieshoefer

     Believed to be the daughter of George Speishoefer (von Kraffthofen) 1672-1736, who became a linen manufacturer, Tapiau, East Prussia

 

     Linen manufacturer, Tapiau, East Prussia

 

           The Spieshoefer were an old fief estate owning Lutheran family who were expelled from Salzburg in 1732 because of their Lutheran religion and whose estates were confiscated, G.p168, SE

 

2.  Jozef Graffenberg,

     born: 1758, Stallupoehnen, East Prussia

     mar. to: Maria Plewka

     Daughter of a small estate owner, Ortelsburg, East Prussia

 

3.  Barbara Graffenberg,  

     born: 1759, Stallupoehnen, East Prussia

     mar:  Thomas Sinnhuber (von Ober Lempertsberg) cloth manufactuor in Stallupoehnen, East Prussia.

               The Sinnhuber were an old fief estate owning Lutheran family from the Abbtebayer district of Salzburg Austria whose estates were confiscated in 1732 and who immigrated to East Prussia.

 

4.  Maximillian Graffenberg,

     born: 1763. Stallupoehnen, East Prussia

     mar. Maria Walpulski, a daughter of a cloth manufacturer in Stallupoehnen, East Prussia.

        The Walpulski were ?

 

5.  Margareta Graffenberg

     died: 1809, Stallupoenen, East Prussia

 

6.  Rupert Graffenberg

     died: 1792, Stallupoenen, East Prussia

 

 

Notes For Margareta Droessel Graffenberg:

 

(n1)   Sisters of Ruppert Graffenberg:

       1. Anna born 1714, Obergastegg Estate, Salzburg, Austria

       2. Katharina born 1717, Obergastegg, Estate, Salzburg, Austria

       3. Sabina born 1724, Obergastegg, Estate, Salzburg, Austria

       4. Maria born 1727, Obergastegg, Estate, Salzburg, Austria

 

 

XX.5

5.  Carolus Fridericus von der Dressel called Drezel

       * 1740, Willenberg, East Prussia

       † 1807, Willenberg, East Prussia

       x 1765, Willenberg, East Prussia

       to The noble Katarina Gryf Makowski called Makowka

 

       Porcelain, Charcoal and Textile Manufacturer

 

Chronology:

 

1740: Willenberg, East Prussia born in the Lutheran faith

 

1765: Klein Jerutten?, East Prussia, n22.1  married age 25 to the Noble Katharina Makowski Herb ? called Makowka             

 

1762:  Southern East Prussia

 

1807:  During this period Karl Friedrick was active in the Porcelain, Textile and Charcoal producing industries in various positions of ownership with   other members of the Droessel family.

 

 An example of a typical 18th century mill.  During the 18th and 19th century the Dressels owned 18 such mills.

 

 

1768:  Karl Friedrick  was experiencing production difficulties in the family Charcoal Plant because of the lack of investment capital APO- I/23, letter from the War and Treasury Dept., Koenigsberg, (9-27-1768); GR.9-1-1986.

 

 

Karol Friedrich organized the Dressel textile mill owners and their friends to give General Kosciuszko a credit to purchase army uniform material.  General Kosciuszko lost his revolution against the Russian Tsar and never paid for the textiles.  This was a great financial loss for the Dressel family.

 

1796: age 56, Karol Friedrick goes to Szczytno, Ortelsburg, East Prussia to establish another Dressel factory, GR.5-5-86

 

1803: Karol Friedrich helped organize a Social Welfare agency which among other charities supported the local orphanage thus initiating a Dressel family tradition of supporting the orphanage for many generations, APO-I 1803, letter from the Willenberg municipal authorities, 7-30-1892, leaf  275; GR.4-30-1987.  1807:   Willenberg, East Prussia

 

1803: Willenberg, East Prussia, Karol Friedrich died age 67.

 

Karol Friedrich was the most active in industry and social work, most prominent, and richest member of the Droessel family during their stay in East Prussia

 

                                  *

 

Wife:

5a.  Noble Katharina Makowski Herb ? called Makowka          

       * 1743, Klein Jerutten, East Prussia; Lutheran

       † 1814, age 71Willenberg, East Prussia

       x 1765, age 22

       Daughter of Noble August Gryf Makowski called Makowka born 1714 and his wife Noble Magdalena nee Zebrowski born 1717.

   

              Makowka is a variant of the name Makowski, p42. The Makowka were the Lutheran East Prussian branch of an old noble Polish family from Gallica, who settled in Klein Jerutten, East Prussia, p43; p44; p49; p45; p46; p47; p48. The Zebrowski were the Lutheran East Prussian branch of a ancient noble Polish family from Mazovia, who settled in Swietajnach, East Prussia, p49; p50.

 

           For information regarding Katarzyna's siblings, see n22.2;p48.

 

Karol Friedrich and Katharina had ? children , ? boys and ? girls, see

                               

 

XX.6

6.  Hans von der Dressel called Dressel

     * 1748, Willenberg, East Prussia: Lutheran

     † 1822, age 74, Willenberg, East Prussia

     x 1774, age 26, Olschienen, East Prussia   

     to Noble Anna Dorotea Lega Lubicz called Lenga

 

     Textile Manufacturer  

 

Chronology:

 

1748: Willenberg, East Prussia;

          born: Lutheran

 

1770: Willenberg, East Prussia

 

1822: Co-owner Droessel textile mill

 

1774: Olschienen, East Prussia   

          married age 26, 1774, to Noble Anna Dorotea Lega Lubicz called Lenga

 

1822: Willenberg, East Prussia

          Hans died at age 74.

                                  *

         

Wife:

6a.  Noble Anna Dorotea Lega Lubicz called Lenga

       born: 1753, Jellenowen, East Prussia

       died: age 73, 1826, Willenberg, East Prussia

       mar:  age 21,

       Daughter of Noble Augustin Lega Lubicz called Lenga, born 1723, and his wife Noble Elizabeth Lis called Lisek, born 1727.

 

            The Lenga were the Lutheran East Prussian branch of the old Polish noble Lega family who were a branch of the Wittinski family, (new edition of Siebmacher, get exact book), who settled in the Ortelsberg district Southern East Prussia. For the Lisek family background see ?. 

 

The Lenga, Lisek and the Dressel family were the 3 principal manufacturing families of the Willenberg area at this time.

 

For information regarding Anna Dorothea's siblings see n23.1;p48.

 

Hans and Anna Dorotea had 4 boys and 2 daughters, see XVI.

 

                                **

 

NOTES FOR HANS DRESSEL:

 

(n1)     Siblings of Noble Anna Dorothea Lega were;

 

         1.  Karl

              born: 1750, Olschienen, East Prussia

              mar: Malgorzata Mrotzek daughter of Krzystof Mrotzek, landowner, Rekownitza, East Prussia 

         2.  Katarzyna

              born: 1757, Olschienen, East Prussia

              mar: Opalenitz, East Prussia

              to: Adam Chilla, property  owner, Opalenitz, East Prussia

         3.  Augustus

              born: 1761, Olschienen, East Prussia

              mar: Noble Eva Ostrowski daughter of Noble Fryderyk Ostrowski, landowner, Malga, East Prussia

 

 

 

EAST PRUSSIAN BRANCH

 

PETER LINE

 

CHILDREN OF PETER DRESSEL XIX.14

 

XX.7

1.  Ruppert von der Dressel called Dressel

     * 1726, Rastenburg, East Prussia: Lutheran

     † 1799, age 73, Willenberg, East Prussia

     x 1749 age 23, Rastenburg or Willenberg, East Prussia

     to Magdalena Kendelbacher von Obergastegg called Kindel

 

 

 

     Foundry Owner

 

Chronology:

 

1726: Rastenburg, East Prussia;

       born; Lutheran

 

1749: Rastenburg or Willenberg, East Prussia

        Married Magdalena Kendelbacher von Obergastegg called Kindel at age

        23.

 

1750: Willenberg, East Prussia

 

1799: Co-owner then owner of the Dressel Foundry 

      

1799: Willenberg, East Prussia

        Ruppert died at age 73.

 

Wife:

7a.  Magdalena Kendelbacher von Obergastegg called Kindel

       born: 1728, Obergastegg, Salzburg; Lutheran

       mar:  age 21

       died: age 80, 1808, Willenberg, East Prussia

 

        Daughter of Hans Kendelbacher von Obergastegg called Kindel born 1666 and his wife Barbara Stranger von Obergastegg.  The  Kindelbacher were an old fief estate owning Lutheran family from the Wagrain district of Salzburg. After their expulsion from Salzburg they came to Koenigsburg, East Prussia, then settled in Johnlenen, Neuhof, Ragnit, East Prussia, (p19; p20; p21). For the Stranger family pedigrees see ????.          

 

        For information on Magdalena's siblings see n1.

 

Ruppert and Magdalena had 2 boys and 2 girls, see XVI. ?-?. 


 

                             **

NOTES FOR RUPERT DRESSEL:

 

(n1)  Siblings of Magdalena Kindel were;

         1. Margaret born 1714, Obergastegg, Salzburg, Austria

         2. Anna born 1718, Obergastegg, Salzburg

         3. Hans born 1718, Obergastegg, Salzburg, Austria

         4. Ursula born 1725, Obergastegg, Salzburg, Austria

         5. Phillip was a soldier in 1732, p19.

         6. Veit died 1732, p19.

 

 

 

XX.8

2.  Ludwig von der Dressel called Dressel

     * 1728, Rastenburg, East Prussia: Lutheran

     †1812, age 84, Willenberg, East Prussia


     x 1748, age 20, Willenberg, East Prussia

     to Christina Fischpacher von Colomanhaus

 

     Textile Manufacturer

 

Chronology:

 

1728: Rastenburg, East Prussia

         born; Lutheran

 

1748: Willenberg, East Prussia

         Married at age 20, Christina Fischpacher von Colomanhaus

 

1753: Willenberg, East Prussia

         owner of the Droessel Cotton Cloth Factory, Willenberg, East Prussia, APO-I/ 23 dated 5-12-1767; GR.9-1-1986

         co-owner: with his cousin Johann, XV.1, Droessel Charcoal Plant     

 

1767: Ludwig persuaded the merchant Abrahamowitz to import Macedonian and Turkish cotton, (through Saloniki) to Willenberg, because attempts to grow cotton in East Prussia and Poland did not produce satisfactory crops.  As a result Ludwig and his sister in law's family, the Lisek’s factories each received 150 bales of cotton annually.  It was to be important for the future of the Dressel family, that there was a clause in Abrahamowitz's "settlement contract" allowing him to send to Poland experienced textile people, with their consent, from Willenberg to Chorzele and Pultusk; this was Abrahamowitz wished to strengthen his export businesses from Willenberg to Poland, APO I/23etter from the War and Treasury Dept, Koenigsberg, 10-29-1767. (In future years when the textile business deteriorated in Willenberg, this clause greatly expedited members of the Dressel family immigration to Poland.  

 

1768: Ludwig and Johann are offered financial and technical assistance to increase the production of their charcoal plants by the Polish Jewish merchant, M. Herschkowitz, APO-I/22, letter from M. Herschkowitz, 9-17-1768.

 

1812:  Willenberg, East Prussia


         Ludwig died at age 84.

 

                               *   

 

Wife:

9a.  Christina Fischpacher von Colomanhaus

       born: 1731, Colomanhaus estate, Ober Fritz, Salzburg, married at age 17.

 

       Daughter of Peter Fischpacher von Colomanhaus, 1669-1736, and his wife Margarette Reiner (von Colomannhaus,) The Fischpacher and the Reiner were prominent fief estate owning Lutheran families from the Wagrain area of Salzburg, Austria. After Peter's expulsion from Salzburg he immigrated to Koenigsburg and then settled in Willenberg, East Prussia, where he and then his family were in the textile  export business, p19;p20;p21.         

 

       For information regarding Christina's siblings see n1.

 

                             ***

 

Ludwig and Christina had ? children, see XVI. ?-?        

 

NOTES FOR

(n1)     Siblings of Christina Fischpacher were;

         1. Barbara born 1723

         2. Vitus born 1757

         3. Magdalena born 1727

         4. Hans born 1929

         5. Jacob born 1743, Tilsit, East Prussia

             mar. to: Gertrude v.d. Droessel called Droessel see XV.35

         

                             ****

 

XX.9

3.  Rosina von der Dressel called Dressel

     * 1732, Willenberg, East Prussia: Lutheran

     † 1819, age 77, Insterburg, East Prussia

     x 1750, age 18, Willenberg, East Prussia

     to Simon Schwartzenegg von Pliemblechen

 

Chronology:

 

1732: Willenberg, East Prussia

        born; Lutheran

 

1750: Willenberg, East Prussia

        Rosina married Simon Schwartzenegg von Pliemblechen at age 18.

 

1750: Insterburg, East Prussia

        After their marriage Rosina and Simn settled in the city.

 

1819: Insterburg, East Prussia

        Rosina died at age 77.

                                     *

 

Husband:

9a.  Simon Schwartzenegg von Pliemblechen

       born: 1721, Pliemblechen estate, Salzburg; Lutheran

       died: age 85, 1806, Insterburg, East Prussia

       mar:  age 29    

    


           Son of Rupprecht Schwartzenegg von Pliemblechen, 1662-1739 and his wife Maria Plackner died before 1732. The Schwartzenegg and the Plackner were old fief estate owning families from the Wagrain and St. Johannis districts, Salzburg, Austria, After Rupprechts expulsion from Salzburg because of Lutheran religion, he immigrated to Koenigsberg, East Prussia and then some of his family settled in Wittkampen and some in Rudstannen, East Prussia, p19;p20;p21.   

 

           For information regarding Simon siblings see (n1).

                             

                                      **

 

Rosina and Simon had 7 children, 4 boys and 3 girls;

 

1.  Peter Schwartzenegg

     born: 1752, Insterburg, East Prussia

2.  Simon Schwartzenegg

     born: 1755, Insterburg, East Prussia

3.  Maria Schwartzenegg

     born: 1756, Insterburg, East Prussia

4.  Hans Schwartzenegg

     born: 1758, Insterburg, East Prussia

5.  Margarette Schwartzenegg

     born: 1762, Insterburg, East Prussia

6.  Magdalene Schwartzenegg

     born: 1765, Insterburg, East Prussia

     died: age 82, Johannisburg, East Prussia

     mar:  age 20, 1785, Insterburg, East Prussia

     to:   Hans Boenholtz

            Head "Kohlenmeister"

            born: 1761, Peitz, Cottbus, Saxony

            mar:  age 24              

                 1782 Hans was transferred by the N.U.G.H. in Berlin from their plant in Peitz, Saxony to the Wadolek State Iron and Steel Plant, East Prussia as a "Kohlenmeister".

 

          Magdalene and Hans had 6 children:

          1. Anna born 1788, Peitz, Saxony

          2. Johann born 1791, Peitz, Saxony

          3. Matheas born 1794, Peitz, Saxony

          4. Eleonore born 1796, Peitz, Saxony

              mar: age 23, 1819, (Willelnberg, East Prussia)

              to: Nobile August Brzezinski

                 (cloth manufactuor)

                 born: 1791, Willenberg, East Prussia    

 

                  Son of Nobile August Brzezinski and his wife Augustina  nee v.d. Droessel called Dressel see XVI.?

                   For information on the Brzezinski family see XV??? 

            5. Karol born 1801, Peitz, Saxony

            6. Ludwik born 1804, Johannisburg, East Prussia  

 

7.  Andreas Schwartzenegg

     born: 1768, Insterburg, East Prussia      

 


                            ***

 

NOTES FOR ROSINA DRESSEL SCHWARTZENEGG:

(n1)     Siblings of Simon Schwartzenegg were;

         1. Maria born 1714, Plimblechen estate, Salzburg, Austria

         2. Peter born 1716, Plimblechen estate, Salzburg, Austria

          

 

 

XX.10

3.  Barbara von der Dressel called Dressel

     *1733, Willenberg, East Prussia: Lutheran

     † 1819, age 86, Tilsit, East Prussia

     x 1751, age 18, Willenberg, East Prussia

     to Joseph Wiebner von Peilstein

 

Chronology:

 

1733: Willenberg, East Prussia

        birth; Lutheran

 

1751: Willenberg, East Prussia

        married Joseph Wiebner von Peilstein at age 18.

 

1751: Tilsit, East Prussia

        Barbara and Joseph settled in Tilsit, East Prussia, where he established a small linen manufacturing factory.

 

1819: Tilsit, East Prussia

       Barbara died at age 86.

                                *

 

Husband:

10a.  Joseph Wiebner von Peilstein

         born: 1722, 

         mar: age 29

         died: age 80, Tilsit, East Prussia

 

       Son of  Simon Wiebner von Peilstein and his wife Margareta Lechner von Lechen the widow of Schwarzenegger.   The Wiebner and Lechner were old fief estate owning Lutheran families from the Wagrain and Abbtenauer districts, Salzburg, Austria.   After Simon's and his families expulsion from Salzburg in  1732 he immigrated to Koenigsberg East Prussia and then settled in Tilsit, East Prussia, p19;p20;p21.

 

       For information regarding Joseph's siblings see (n1).

 

                                   **

 

  

Barbara and Joseph had 5 children, 3 boys and 2 girls;

 

1.  Friedrich Wiebner

     born: 1754, Tilsit, East Prussia

2.  Ludwig Wiebner


     born: 1756, Tilsit, East Prussia

3.  Anna Wiebner

     born: 1757, Tilsit, East Prussia

4.  Johann Wiebner

      born: 1759, Tilsit, East Prussia

5.  Rosina Wiebner

     born: 1763, Tilsit, East Prussia

 

                           ***

 

NOTES FOR BARBARA DRESSEL WIEEBNER:                                   

(n1)     Siblings of Joseph Wiebener were;

         1. Magdalena born 1706 same as Joe, check

         2. Matheus born 1709

         3. Maximillian born 1711

         4. Hans born 1715

         5. Wolfgang born 1717

         6. Joseph born 1722

 

 

 

XX.11

4.  Anna von der Dressel called Dressel

     * 1736, Willenberg, East Prussia: Lutheran

     † 1820, age 84, Willenberg, East Prussia

     x 1754, age 18, Willenberg, East Prussia

     to Johann Oberhauser von Unterhalbs

 

Chronology:

 

1736: Willenberg, East Prussia

        born: Lutheran

 

1754: Willenberg, East Prussia

        married Johann Oberhauser von Unterhalbs at age 18,

 

1754: Anna's husband Johann worked with his father until his father's retirement and then took over the family mill.

 

1820: Willenberg, East Prussia

        Anna died age 84.

                              *

 

Husband:

11a.  Johann Oberhauser von Unterhalbs    

         born: 1730, Reiterhaus or Unterhalbs, Gericht Lahen, Salzburg.

         died: age 93, 1823, Willenberg, East Prussia

         mar:  age 24

 

      Son of Gabriel Oberhauser von Unterhalbs, 1682-1733, estate owner and cloth manufacturer and his wife Barbara nee Drickel called Truenckher.  The Oberhauser are an old fief estate owning Lutheran family of the Wagrain district, Salzburg The Drickel or Truenckher family can not be identified at this time.  Gabriel and his family immigrated to Koenigsberg, East Prussia after their expulsion from Salzburg.  In 1733 they settled in Willenberg, East Prussia and were active in cloth manufacturing, p19;p20;p21.

 


                               **

 

      For information regarding Johann's siblings see n1.

 

                               ***

 

Anna and Johann had 4 children, 3 boys and 1 girl;

 

1.  Michael Oberhauser

     born: 1757, Willenberg, East Prussia

2.  Mathias Oberhauser

     born: 1759, Willenberg, East Prussia

3.  Andreas Oberhauser

     born: 1763, Willenberg, East Prussia

4.  Margarette Oberhauser

     born: 1765, Willenberg, East Prussia

 

                                ****

 

NOTES FOR ANNA DRESSEL OBERHAUSER:      

(n1)     Siblings of Johann Oberhauser were;

         1. Paul born 1722, Salzburg, Austria

         2. Ursula born 1724, Salzburg, Austria

         3. Magdaleln born 1727, Salzburg, Austria

         4. Maria born 1729, Salzburg, Austria

         

 

                                **** 

 

XX.12

5.  Karol von der Dressel called Dressel

     * 1740, Willenberg, East Prussia: Lutheran

     †1811, age 71, Ortelsburg, East Prussia

     x 1764, age 24, Klein Jerutten, East Prussia

     to Noble Barbara Lisek

 

     Foundry Owner    

 

Chronology:

 

1740: Willenberg, East Prussia

        birth: Lutheran

       

1764: Klein Jerutten, East Prussia

        Carlo married Noble Barbara Lisek at age 24, 

 

1796: Ortelsburg, East Prussia

       Karl moved here with his family to expand the Droessel's family interest in the foundry business.

 

1811: Ortelsburg, East Prussia

       Karl died at age 71.

                               *

 

Wife:

12a.  Noble Barbara Lis called Lisek

         born: 1745, Klein Jerutten, East Prussia

         died: age 76, Ortelsburg, East Prussia

         mar: age 19

         


           Daughter of Noble August Liss called Lissek, b. 1714, cloth manufacturer Ortelsburg, East Prussia and his wife Nobile Karolina Lewandowski, b. 1716. For the Lisek family background see ???. The Lewandowski were the East Prussian Lutheran branch of an old Polish noble family, n1. 

 

           For information regarding Barbara's siblings see n2.

                               **

Karl and Barbara had 9 children, ? boys and ? girls, see

 

 

EAST PRUSSIAN BRANCH

 

JOHANN LINE

 

CHILDREN OF JOHANN von der DRESSEL CALLED DRESSEL, XIX.15

 

XX.13

1.  Margarette von der Dressel called Dressel

     * 1745, Willenberg, East Prussia: Lutheran

     † 1827, age 82, Insterburg, East Prussia

     x 1765, Insterburg, East Prussia 

     to Gottlieb Hassler at age 20.

 

Chronology:

 

1745: Willenberg, East Prussia;

      born; Lutheran

 

1765: Insterburg, East Prussia 

      married Gottlieb Hassler at age 20.

 

1827: Insterburg, East Prussia

      Margarette died at age 82.

 

                              *

Husband:

13a.  Gottlieb Hassler von Gehewolschen

         born: 1739, Insterburg, East Prussia

         mar: age 26

        died: age 85, Insterburg, East Prussia

        Son of Ruppert Hassler von Gehewofflechen born 1692 and his wifeEva Seer born 1697, (n1)

 

      The Hassler and the Seer families were an old fief estate owning Lutheran family from the Salzburg, from which they were expelled in 1732 religion and their estates confiscated. In 1733 they settled in Insterburg, East Prussia, p19;p20;p21.

 

      For information regarding Gottlieb's siblings see n2.

 

        

Margarette and Gottlieb had 5 children

1.  Johann Hassler

     born: 1767, Insterburg, East Prussia

2.  Maria Hassler

     born: 1770, Insterburg, East Prussia

     died: age 64, Johannisburg, East Prussia

     mar:  age 20, 1790, Insterburg, East Prussia

     to:   Friedrich Lorisch

             born: 1762, Mueckenburg, Labenwerda,? Merseburg, Saxony; Luth.

             died: age 68, 1830, Johannisburg, East Prussia

             mar:  age 28

              

"Hutteninspector" Lauchhammar State Iron and Steel Plant, Saxony.

1812  Friedrich was transferred by the  N.U.G.H. in Berlin to be a "Hutteninspector" of the Wadolek State Irn and Steel Plant

 

               Maria and Friedrich had 5 children;

                1.  August b. 1791, Mueckenberg, Saxony

                2.  Karol b. 1793, Mueckenberg, Saxony;

                3.  Margoreta b. 1796, Mueckenberg, Saxony;

                4.  Johann b. 1800 Mueckenberg, Saxony;

                5.  Friedrich born 1803, Mueckenberg, Saxony

 

3.  Katarina Hassler

     born: 1771, Insterburg, East Prussia       

4.  Friedrich Hassler

     born: 1776, Insterburg, East Prussia

5.  Ludwig Hassler

     born: 1779, Insterburg, East Prussia

 

NOTES FOR GOTTLIEB DRESSEL HASSLER:

 

(n?)     Siblings of Gottlieb Hassler were;

         1. Katharina born 1722, Gehewolfflechen estate, Salzburg, Austria

         2. Matheas born 1726, Gehewolfflechen estate, Salzburg, Austria

         3. Georg born 1728, Gehewolfflechen estate, Salzburg, Austria

         4. Michael born 1731, Gehewolfflechen estate, Salzburg, Austria

         5. Magdalena born 1750, Insterburg, East Prussia

            mar. to: Ludwig v.d. Droessel called Dressel see XV.34    

 

(n2)   Other family name forms for Seer are; Seher, Seiger, Seger, Saeger  

         Saeher, Sager, Sseyer, Saecher, Saer, Scher, Zeiger, and Zecher, p19

 

                                    ****    

 

XX.14

2.  Ruppert von der Dressel called Dressel      

     * 1747, Willenberg, East Prussia: Lutheran

     †1823, age 76, Johannisburg, East Prussia      

     x 1772, age 25, Johannisburg, East Prussia

     to noble Margareta Lipka-Nalecz

 

Chronology:

 

1747:  Willenberg, East Prussia

       birth; Lutheran

 

1772:  Johannisburg, East Prussia

       Ruppert married the Noble Margareta Lipka-Nalecz at age 25, and settled in this city.

 

1823:  Johannisburg, East Prussia

       Ruppert died at age 76.

 

                            *

Wife:

14a.  Noble Margareta Lipka-Nalecz   

         born: Johannisburg, East Prussia

         died: 1831, Johannisburg, East Prussia

 

        Daughter of Noble August Lipka-Nalecz b. 1716, Johannisburg, East Prussia and his wife Christine nee Mendrzycki, born 1721, Laysen, Neidenburg, East Prussia, The Lipka were the East Prussian branch of an old Polish noble family, (p45; p52; p53)

 

        For information regarding Margareta's siblings see n1.

 

Rupert and Margareta had 6 children, see XXI

                           

 

NOTES ON RUPPERT DRESSEL

(n?)      Siblings of Margareta Lipka were;

         1. Gottlieb born 1743, Johannisburg, East Prussia

         2. Friedrich born 1745, Johannisburg, East Prussia

         3. August born 1748, Johannisburg, East Prussia

         4. Magdalena born 1754, Johannisburg, East Prussia

 

 

XX.15 

3.  Hans von der Dressel called Dressel

     * 1748, Willenberg, East Prussia: Lutheran

     † 1829, age 81, Wadolek, East Prussia

     x 1773, age 25, Insterburg, East Prussia

     to Magdalen Reiter

 

 Foundry Owner

 

Chronology:

 

1748: Willenberg, East Prussia

       born; Lutheran

 

1773: Insterburg, East Prussia

       Hans married Magdalen Reiter at age 25.

 

1773: Willenberg, East Prussia

       Hans begins to seriously work for his uncle Peter's foundry.

 

1784: Wadolek, East Prussia

       Hans and his family move to Wadolek where he is given an executive position at the government owned Wadolek foundry.

 

1808: Wadolek, East Prussia

       Hans in cooperation with well known Founder Masters, the Saxon Nath Preuss and the "Silesian Jahnke", organized and supervised the modernization program of the foundry and the building of the Wadolek  "bloomery", which then became the model for such projects in East Prussia and in Poland, (APO V-17, dated 9-26-1817).

 

1829: Wadolek, East Prussia

       Hans died at age 81, 1829.

 

                                   *

 

Wife:

15a.  Magdalena (Mariann) Reiter called Reuter

         born: 1749, Insterburg, East Prussia

         mar: age 24,

         died: age 82, Wadolek, East Prussia

 

           Daughter of Hans Reiter called Reuter b. 1698, St. Johannes, Salzburg. The Reuter were an old fief estate owning Lutheran family from the Salzburg who were expelled in 1732 and whose estates were confiscated. In 1733 Hans settled in Insterburg, East Prussia, p19;p20;p21.

 

           For information regarding Magdalena siblings see (n1)

 

Hans and Magdalena had 6 children, 3 boys and 3 girls, see XVI 59-64.

                                **

 

NOTES FOR HANS DRESSEL:

(n1)     Siblings of Magdalena Reuter were;

         1.  Jacob born 1724, St. Johannis, Salzburg, Austria

         2.  Michael born 1725, St. Johannis, Salzburg, Austria

         3.  Anna born 1725, St. Johannis, Salzburg, Austria

         4.  Georg born 1732, St. Johannis, Salzburg, Austria

         5.  Katharina born 1741, Insterburg, East Prussia

         6.  Magdalena born 1745, Insterburg, East Prussia

 

 

                                ***

XX.16 

4.  Johann von der Dressel called Dressel

     * 1750, Willenberg, East Prussia: Lutheran

     † 1829, age 79, Willenberg, East Prussia

     x 1775, age 25,  Stalupoehnen, East Prussia

     to Catharina Wenger

 

 Textile Manufacturer

 

Chronology:

 

1750: Willenberg, East Prussia

       born; Lutheran

       twin brother of Ludwig see below

 

1722: Willenberg, East Prussia

 

1829: Johann was active in the textile industry

 

1775: Stalupoehnen, East Prussia

       married Catharina Wenger at age 25 

 

1829:  Willenberg, East Prussia

       died age 79, 

 

                                   *

Wife: 

 16a.  Catarina Wenger

          born: 1752, Stalupoehnen, East Prussia

          mar: age 23

          died: age 84, Willenberg, East Prussia

 

           Daughter of Hans Wenger born 1726 and his wife Bridget nee Freiberger born 1727. The Wenger and the Freiberger were fief estate owning Lutheran families who were expelled from the Salzburg in 1732, (p19; p20; p21).

 

           For information regarding Katharina Wenger's siblings see (n1).

 

Johann and Katharina had 7 children see XVI. 58-64.

                          **

NOTES FOR JOHANN DRESSEL:

(n1)     Siblings of Katharina Wenger were;

         1. Thomas born 1755, Stalupoehnen, East Prussia

         2. Magdalena born 1758, Stalupoenen, East Prussia

         3. Christina born 1762, Stalupoenen, East Prussia

 

XX.17

5.  Ludwig von der Dressel called Dressel 

     * 1750, Willenberg, East Prussia: Lutheran

     † 1817, age 67, Chorzele, Duchy of Warsaw (Poland)

     x 1778, age 28, Insterburg, East Prussia

     to Magdalena Hassler

 

     Textile Manufacturer

           

Chronology:

 

1750:  Willenberg, East Prussia

       born; Lutheran

       twin brother of Johann see above

 

1772: Willenberg, East Prussia

       From this date Ludwig worked in the Droessel family textile mill.

 

1778: Insterburg, East Prussia

       married at age 28,  Magdalena Hassler

 

1794: Chorzele, Duchy of Warsaw (Poland)

       The Droessel family sends Ludwig to Chorzele to establish a branch textile mill to better handle the Polish business.

 

1817: Chorzele, Duchy of Warsaw (Poland)

       died, age 67,                    

                               *

Wife: 

17a.  Magdalena Hassler

         born: 1750, Insterburg, East Prussia

         mar: age 28,

         died: age 81, 1831, Chorzele, Kingdom of Poland ?

 

        Daughter of  ?

 

        For the Hassler family background Magdalena’s siblings see XV.30

        and note (n?).

 

Ludwig and Magdalena had 5 children see XVI.?

                                 ***

 

XX.18

6.  Gertrud von der Dressel called Dressel

     *1752, Willenberg, East Prussia, Lutheran

     †1828, age 76, Tilsit, East Prussia

     x 1771, age 19, Tilsit, East Prussia

     to Jacob Fischpacher von Colomanhaus

 

                      *

Husband: 

18a.  Jacob Fischpacher von Colomanhaus

         born: 1743, Tilsit, East Prussia

         mar: age 28

         died: 1812, age 69, Tilsit, East Prussia

 

        For the parents of Jacob his siblings and for the Fischpacher

        family background see XV.25 above and note (n?). 

 

Gertrude and Jacob had 4 children, two boys and two girls.

 

1.  Barbara Fischpacher

     born: 1773, Tilsit, East Prussia

 

2.  Anna Fischpacher

     born: 1775, Tilsit, East Prussia

 

3.  Friederich Fischpacher

     born: 1778, East Prussia 

 

4.  Peter Fischpacher

     born: 1782, Tilsit, East Prussia

                                                                                                                 

 

 

UNIDENTIFIED FAMILY MEMBERS

 

EAST PRUSSIA

 

XX.19

1.  Christoph von der Dressel called Dressel      

     documented: 1821, (n1)

 

     Clothing Manufacturer, Willenberg, East Prussia

 

Chronology:

 

1821: March 14, Krzynowloga, Poland    

        Christoph was dead before this date but recorded as having lived in Willenberg, East Prussia   

    

                    *

Wife:

19a.  Noble Anna Ciechanowski

 

          The Ciechanowski were a well know old Polish noble family from Mazovia, (source).

                       

1821: Mar. 14, Krzynowloga, Poland 

          before this date Anna was dead but she is recorded as having lived in Willenberg, East Prussia perhaps came from Willenberg, East

          Prussia.

 

 

Christoph and Anna had one known child, see XXI.64

 

                               ***

 

NOTES FOR CHRISTOPH DRESSEL:

 

(n1)   All the information regarding Christoph and his wife Anna come from the marriage certificate Nr. 38, page 28, of their son's Gottlieb's 2nd marriage, Mar. 4, 1821, Krzynowloga, Poland, which is available from the parish office or from Film O.702.669 which is found in the Family Library in Salt Lake City,

Utah, USA.       

 

XX.20

2.  Gottlieb von der Dressel called Dressel, (n1)

     documented: 1814

 

     Clothing Manufacturer

 

Chronology:

 

1814: November 22, Krzynowloga Wielka, Poland

         Gottlieb is listed as being the father of the gromm Jan Dreszel, and currently living in Willenberg, East Prussia.

 

Wife:

20a.  Catharina Erdman is listed as the recently deceased mother of the groom.

 

NOTES FOR GOTTLIEB DRESSEL:

(1)      all the information concerning Gottlieb and his wife is from his son's Jan (Johann) wedding certificate Entry 12, page 12, parish of Krzynowloga Wielka, Poland. This document can be found in the Family Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, film nr. # 0.702.668.

Comment:

The Droessel-Dressel family during this period were active in various social welfare agencies in Willenberg. They were particularly interested in helping orphans, (APO I-1803 letter of the municipal authorities of Willenberg of Aug. 30, 1892, leaf 27)  (get copy of this document)

          

 

 

BELARUS

 

CHILDREN OF GEORGE DRESSEL

 

XX.21 

1.  Daughter

 

XX.22 

1.  Daughter

 

XX.23

1.  Daughter

 

XX.24

1.  Peter

     Believed to have been killed in Napoleons invasion of Belarus 1812

 

XX.25

1.  Child

     *1789? Belarus

 

 

 

 

SAXONY

 

CHILDREN OF JOHANN FRIEDRICH XIX.7

 

XX. 26

1.  Carl Friedrich

 

 

 

 

XX.  27

2.  Clara Dorothea

     documented:

     born:                  

     x1 Gottfried v. Birckholtz

   x2 Caspar v. Muschwitz 

 

 

XX.28

3.  Siegmund Friedrick               

     documented:

 

 

 

 

 

x Amalie Elisabeth v. Kottwitz

          

 

 

 

XX.29

4.  Seyfried Friedrick

documented:

† 1752, Schäcksdorf

    x 1725

    to Amalie Elisabeth v. Kottwitz

    † 1764, Schäcksdorf

 

    Lord of Schäcksdorf

 

XX.30

5.  Ferdinand Friedrick

     documented:

     * 1698 - + 1752

 

XX.31

6.  Christiana Henriette             

     documented:

     x Hans Siegmund von Raschkau

    

XX.32                      

7.  Heinrich Adolph       

     documented:

     x1 Elonore Sophie von Uttenhofen 

     x2 Friericke Charlotte von Tzosky

 

XX.33

8.  Fredricke Magdalena 

     *1708           

     x Wilhelm Heinrich von Schonermarck

 

XX.34                                 

9.  Dorothe Sophie

 

XX.35

10.  Johann Friedrich

       * 1710

       † 1762

 

XX.36

11.  Gottlob Friedrick        

   * 1712

       † 1767

       x Magdalena Elizabeth von Dallwitz

 

 

 

 

 

Wife:

36a.  Magdalena Elizabeth  von Dallwitz

         * 1712

         † 1767

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

End of the 20th Generation