SAXONY

GENERATION XVIII:


 

INTRODUCTION:
The family suffers greatly from their losses sustained during the 3O Years' War.

Link:
Stoy’s article regarding the aftermath of the 30 Years’ War in Colochau 1618 - 1648

The source for all the Birth, Marriage, and Death Dates are taken from Prof. Grygier's Book, which are primarily found in the genealogical charts. All other sources are identified.

Dr. Grygier, the former director of the Polish State Archive in Olsztyn, was commissioned in 1989 to research and write the history of the Dressel family in East Prussia for 1717 to 1840 based on secondary sources because the church records from Willenburg, the principal Dressel residence, were destroyed.  Dr. Grygier spent the next three years searching secondary archival sources to reconstruct the Dressel presence in East Prussia, which is today Northern Poland.

Dr. Grygier’s manuscript is an excellent example of what a family researcher can discover in secondary sources available today in Polish State archives.

Dr. Grygier’s research supplied sources for the XVIII, XIX, XX, XXI, XXII, and generations.

 


 

EAST PRUSSIAN BRANCH

 


 

SON of GEORG ERNST von der DRESSEL called von der DRÖSSEL, XVII.11

 


 

XVIII.1 PETER I von der DRESSEL
called DRÖSSEL or DRESSEL

 


This is how a man in Peter's position would have dressed
in the beginning of the 18th century in East Prussia.
doc. 1692-(1739)-1774,
Textile Manufacturer,
Founder of the Dressel, Dreszel, Dryszel, Driscoe, and Drossel families living in Poland and the USA

 

NOTE:
Peter and his sons did not use the “von der” family predicate, because at that time members of the nobility were not supposed to be engaged in commerce and their mother was of noble birth and the spelling of the family name change from Drössel to Droessel or Drossel or Dressel from document to document.

CHRONOLOGY:
born: circa 1667, Colochau, Saxony
         source: It was estimated that the Peter was 25 years old at the time of his son Frederick’s birth in 1692.
         25 subtracted from 1692 is 1667.
mar: before 1692, to a daughter of a textile manufacturer (n2)
1692: living in Colochau, Saxony at the time of his son's Frederick's birth, see XIX.1
1695: living in Gross Roessin, Saxony at the time of his son's Peter's birth, see XIX.2
1718: living in Neuendorff, Saxony at the time of his son Johann's birth, see XIX.3
1724: living at Gross Roessin at the time of his son's Georges birth, see XIX.4
1732: Arrived in Rastenburg, East Prussia with his son Johann age 14, to join his sons Frederick and Peter,
see XIX.3 
1735: Moved to Willenberg, East Prussia with his son Frederick where they leased and established a cloth mill.
see XIX.1


1712-1741
         strona (page) 127
         nr. 5 Pe(ter) Drossel from Colochau is now listed in Rastenberg

1697-1764:
         karta (box) 139
         nr. 12 Pe(ter) Dressel is listed
         karta (box) 365
         nr. 13 Pe(ter) Dressel from Colochau, is listed as a property owner
         karta (box) 74
         nr. 14 Pe(ter) Dressel is listed
         karta (box) 245
         nr. 15 Pe(ter) Dressel is listed as a City Counselor
         karta (box) 398
         nr. 16 P(eter) Dressel from Col (chau) is listed as a cloth manufacturer

1739-1770
         karta (box) 29
         nr. 7 Pe(ter) Dressel is listed as as a City Counselor

1733-1774
         karta (box) 31
         nr. 23 Pe(ter) Dressel paid a tax of 25 florin

1739-1774
         karta (box) 33
         nr. 20 Pe(ter) Dressel paid a tax of 25 florin
         karta (box) 207
         nr. 26 Pe(ter) Dressel paid a tax of 25 florin

Link:
Sources for Peter

 

XVIII.1a Wife of Peter:
 

??

It is believed that Peter married a daughter of a textile manufacturer (n2)

Since there are no known documented children between 1695 and 1722, it is possible that Johann born in 1722 and George who was born in 1724 were from a second marriage and younger wife.

 


 

SAXONY BRANCH

 


 

CHILDREN of BERNHARD FRIEDRICH von der DRESSEL XVII.15

 


 

XVIII.2 SEYFRIED FRIEDRICH von der DRESSEL called von der DROESSEL

doc. † Aug. 31, 1693 Brussels

 


The location of the Drahnsdorf estate

 


 

XVIII.3 ANNA MARGARITE von der DRESSEL called von der DROESSEL

doc. † 1682

 

CHRONOLOGY:

????:

 


SILESIAN   BRANCH


 

XVIII.4 GEORG HEINZRUS (HEINRICH) von der DRESSEL called von der DROESSEL

doc. 1643 - 1706

CHRONOLOGY:
1643 born
1662 Joined the Army
1681 March 29

1695

Nieder Steinberg is today called Jastrzębnik


The current estates administrations building
and manager residence - 2006

Some of the estates utility buildings - 2006

1696, mar. 2  The widow von Rohr nee Anna Elizabeth von Nusemcuschel
        1643 born
        1706 died, Nieder Steinberg today called Jastrzębnik

1706 George Heinzrus died, Nieder Steinberg today called Jastrzębnik

 


The Tombstone of Georg Heinrich von der Drossel
on the Church Wall in Pilgramsdorf, Silesia
which is now Pielgrzymka not too far from Złotoryja

 

 


Joseph Dressel and The Pastor of the Roman Catholic Church in Pilgramsdorf, Silesia

Attempted Transcription of Georg Heinrich von der Drossel Tombstone.

Church at Pielgrzymka
Church St. Jana Nepomuccna in Pielgrzymka,
on whose wall the tombstone is to be found.


The location of Goldberg in relation to Liegnitz and Breslau
before I World War in Germany


Currently locations in Poland 2006


 

SON of CUNO ADOLPH von der DRESSEL XVII.6

 


 

XVIII.5 HEINRICH ADOLPH von der DRESSEL

doc. † 1682

 

CHRONOLOGY:

????;

 


 

CHILDREN of GEORG CHRISTOPH
von der DRESSEL XVII.7

 


 

XVIII.6

CHRISTOPH ADOLPH von der DRESSEL

 

CHRONOLOGY:

????:

 


 

XVIII.7

EUPHROSYNA HENRIETTE von der DRESSEL

 

CHRONOLOGY:

????:

 


 

XVIII.8

CAROLINE AUGUSTA von der DRESSEL

 

CHRONOLOGY:

????:

 


 

XVIII.9

ELISABETH von der DRESSEL

 

CHRONOLOGY:

????: Mar. Heinrich von Fromhorst?

 


 

XVIII.10

GUNTHER von der DRESSEL

 

CHRONOLOGY:

????:

 


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