GENERATION XX:


EAST PRUSSIA


 

CHILDREN of FRYDERYK von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL XIX.1
AND ROSINA GRAFFENBERG von UNTERHOELLENSTEIN

 


 

XX.1
1st

JOHANN von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1742
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.
died: 1789, at age of 71, Willenberg, East Prussia, (Gmp46)

 

XX.1a Wife of Johann:
 

ANNA von STAIN-STROLEHEN called STEINER

born: 1724, Strolehen estate, Wagrain, Salzburg, Lutheran, (Gmp46).
died: 1796, at age 54, 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
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
2nd

MICHAEL von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1722, Rastenburg, East Prussia, 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.
mar: 1751, Rastenburg, (Gmp9); or Tilsit, (Gmp46), East Prussia Michael, age 29, married Barbara Schwartzenberg von Nider Taxach,
died: 1803, Willenberg, East Prussia, at the age of 81.

 

XX.2a Wife of Michael:
 

BARBARA SCHWARTZENBERG von NIEDER TAXACH

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1728, Nider Taxach, (Niedertaebach) Salzburg; Lutheran
died: 1802, age 75, 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.

Barbara Schwarzenberg's Syblings:
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
3rd

ANNA von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1728, Rastenburg, East Prussia, Lutheran
died: 1807, age 74, Rastenburg, East Prussia
mar: 1747, age 19, Rastenburg, East Prussia to Christian Viehoster von Griess

 

XX.3a Husband of Anna:
 

CHRISTIAN VIEHOSTER von GRIESS

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.

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1721, Griess estate, Salzburg
mar: age 26
died: 1802, age 81, Rastenburg, East Prussia

Son of Georg Viehoster von Griess
born: 1667, and his 2nd wife Lucia Scharfitter (von Hintermoss)

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

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

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XX.4
4th

MARGARETTE von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1732, Rastenburg, East Prussia, Lutheran faith
mar: 1750, Willenberg, East Prussia, to Ruppert Graffenberg von Obergastegg, G; (Roeckhberg) uPGTX,1
1750:  Margareta and Ruppert settle in Schippenbeil, East Prussia.
died: 1809, Stallupoehnen, East Prussia, at age 77.

 

XX.4a Husband of Margaret:
 

RUPPERT GRAFFENBERG von OBERGASTEGG

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.

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1723, Obergastegg estate, Salzburg, Lutheran
mar: age 27
died: 1792, age 69, Stalluopnnen, East Prussia

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

Margarita and Ruppert had 6 children.

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XX.5
5th

CAROLUS FRIDERICUS
von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL


1740 - 1807
porcelain, charcoal, and textile manufacturer

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1740, Willenberg, East Prussia, Lutheran
mar: 1765, age 25, Klein Jerutten?, East Prussia, n22.1, 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.

 

 

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
died: 1803, at age 67, Willenberg, East Prussia
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

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XX.5a Wife of Carolus Fredericus:
 

Noble KATHARINA MAKOWSKI
called MAKOWKA


Makowka coat of arms

 

Daughter of Noble August 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.

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1743, Klein Jerutten, East Prussia, Lutheran
died: 1814, age 71, Willenberg, East Prussia
mar: 1765, age 22

For information regarding Katarzyna's siblings, see n22.2;p48.
Karol Friedrich and Katharina had ? children , ? boys and ? girls


 

XX.6
6th

HANS von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

Textile Manufacturer 

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1748, Willenberg, East Prussia, Lutheran
1770: Willenberg, East Prussia
1774: Olschienen, East Prussia
mar: 1774, age 26, Olschienen, East Prussia to Noble Anna Dorotea Lega Lubicz called Lenga
1822: Co-owner Droessel textile mill
died: 1822, age 74, Willenberg, East Prussia


XX.6a Wife of Hans:
 

Noble ANNA DOROTEA LEGA called LENGA herb LUBICZ


Lenga coat of arms called Lubicz

 

born: 1753, Jellenowen, East Prussia
died: 1826, age 73, 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.

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: 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

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

 


EAST PRUSSIA


 

PETER LINE
CHILDREN of PETER von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL XIX.2
AND MAGDALENA STRANGER von OBERSEITHEN

 


 

XX.7
1st

RUPPERT von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

Foundry Owner

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1726, Rastenburg, East Prussia, Lutheran
mar: 1749, age 23, Rastenburg or Willenberg, East Prussia to Magdalena Kendelbacher von Obergastegg called Kindel
1750: Willenberg, East Prussia
died: 1799, age 73, Willenberg, East Prussia

 

XX.7a Wife of Ruppert:
 

MAGDALENA KENDEBACHER
von OBERGASTEGG called KINDEL

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1728, Obergastegg, Salzburg, Lutheran
mar: age 21
died: 1808, age 80, 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.

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.

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


 

XX.8
2nd

LUDWIG von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1728, Rastenburg, East Prussia, Lutheran
mar: 1748, Willenberg, East Prussia, 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.

 

XX.8a Wife of Ludwig:
 

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.        

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

For information regarding Christina's siblings see n1.
Ludwig and Christina had ? children, see XVI. ?-?


 

XX.9
3th

ROSINA von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1732, Willenberg, East Prussia, Lutheran
mar: 1750, Willenberg, East Prussia, to 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
died: Rosina died at age 77.

 

XX.9a Husband of Rosina:
 

SIMON SCHWARTZENEGG von PLIEMBLECHEN

born: 1721, Pliemblechen estate, Salzburg; Lutheran
died: 1806, age 85, 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.  

Siblings of Simon Schwartzenegg were:
1. Maria born 1714, Plimblechen estate, Salzburg, Austria
2. Peter born 1716, Plimblechen estate, Salzburg, Austria
Rosina and Simon had 7 children, 4 boys and 3 girls

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Children of Rosina and Simon


 

XX.10
4th

BARBARA von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1733, Willenberg, East Prussia, Lutheran
mar: 1751, Willenberg, East Prussia, to Joseph Wiebner von Peilstein at age 18
1751: Barbara and Joseph settled in Tilsit, East Prussia, where he established a small linen manufacturing factory.
died: 1819, Tilsit, East Prussia Barbara, died at age 86

 

XX.10a Husband of Barbara:
 

JOSEPH WIEBNER von PEILSTEIN

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.

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1722
mar: age 29
died: age 80, Tilsit, East Prussia

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

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

Link:
Children of Barbara and Joseph

 

 
XX.11
5th

ANNA von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1736, Willenberg, East Prussia, Lutheran
mar: 1754, Willenberg, East Prussia, to 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.
died: 1820, Willenberg, East Prussia, died age 84.

 

XX.11a

Husband of Anna:

 

JOHANN OBERHOUSER von UNTERHALBS

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.

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1730, Reiterhaus or Unterhalbs, Gericht Lahen, Salzburg
died: 1823, age 93, Willenberg, East Prussia
mar:  age 24

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

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

Link:
Children of Anna and Johann

 

XX.12
6th

KARL von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

Foundry Owner   

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1740, Willenberg, East Prussia, Lutheran
mar: 1764, Klein Jerutten, East Prussia, to 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.
died: 1811, Ortelsburg, East Prussia, at age 71

 

XX.12a

Wife of Karl:

 

Noble BARBARA LIS called LISEK


Lis coat of arms

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.

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1745, Klein Jerutten, East Prussia
died: age 76, Ortelsburg, East Prussia
mar: age 19
Karl and Barbara had 9 children, ? boys and ? girls


 

EAST PRUSSIAN BRANCH
JOHANN LINE

CHILDREN OF JOHANN von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL, XIX.3
AND CHRISTINA KORNBERG von LOEFLECHEN


 

XX.13
1st

MARGARETTE von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1745, Willenberg, East Prussia, Lutheran
mar: 1765, Insterburg, East Prussia, to Gottlieb Hassler at age 20
died: 1827, Insterburg, East Prussia Margarette, at age 82

 

XX.13a

Husband of Margarette:

 

GOTTLIEB HASSLER von GEHEWOLSCHEN

Son of Ruppert Hassler von Gehewofflechen born 1692 and his wife Eva 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.
Other family name forms for Seer are; Seher, Seiger, Seger, Saeger, Saeher, Sager, Sseyer, Saecher, Saer, Scher, Zeiger, and Zecher, p19.

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1739, Insterburg, East Prussia
mar: age 26
died: age 85, Insterburg, East Prussia

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

Margarette and Gottlieb had 5 children.

Link:
Children of Margarette and Gottlieb

 

XX.14
2nd

RUPPERT von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1747, Willenberg, East Prussia, Lutheran
mar: 1772,  Johannisburg, East Prussia, to Noble Margareta Lipka-Nalecz at age 25, and settled in this city.
died: 1823, Johannisburg, East Prussia, at age 76

 

XX.14a Wife of Ruppert:
 

Noble MARGARETA LIPKA-NALECZ


Nalecz coat of arms

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)

CHRONOLOGY:
born: Johannisburg, East Prussia
died: 1831, Johannisburg, East Prussia

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

Rupert and Margareta had 6 children, see XXI

 

XX.15
3rd

HANS von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1748, Willenberg, East Prussia, Lutheran
mar: 1773, Insterburg, East Prussia, to Magdalena 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).
died: 1829, Wadolek, East Prussia, at age 81

 

XX.15a Wife of Hans:
 

MAGDALENA (Mariann) REITER called REUTER

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.

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1749, Insterburg, East Prussia
mar: age 24
died: age 82, Wadolek, East Prussia

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

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

 

XX.16
4th

JOHANN von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1750, Willenberg, East Prussia, Lutheran twin brother of Ludwig
1722: Willenberg, East Prussia
1829: Johann was active in the textile industry
mar: 1775, Stalupoehnen, East Prussia, to Catharina Wenger at age 25
died: 1829, Willenberg, East Prussia, at age 79

 

XX.16a Wife of Johann:
 

CATARINA WENGER

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).

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1752, Stalupoehnen, East Prussia
mar: age 23
died: age 84, Willenberg, East Prussia

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

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

 

XX.17
5th

LUDWIG von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1750, Willenberg, East Prussia, Lutheran twin brother of Johann
1772: Willenberg, East Prussia From this date Ludwig worked in the Droessel family textile mill.
mar: 1778, Insterburg, East Prussia,
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.
died: 1817, Chorzele, Duchy of Warsaw (Poland), at age 67

 

XX.17a Wife of Ludwig:
 

MAGDALENA HASSLER

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1750, Insterburg, East Prussia
mar: age 28
died: 1831, Chorzele, Kingdom of Poland, at age 81
Daughter of  ?
For the Hassler family background Magdalena’s siblings see XV.30
Ludwig and Magdalena had 5 children see XVI.?

 

XX.18
6th

GERTRUD von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1752, Willenberg, East Prussia, Lutheran
died:1828, age 76, Tilsit, East Prussia
mar: 1771, age 19, Tilsit, East Prussia, to Jacob Fischpacher von Colomanhaus

 

XX.18a Husband of GERTRUD:
 

JACOB FISCHPACHER von COLOMANHAUS

CHRONOLOGY:
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 and note (n?).
Gertrude and Jacob had 4 children, two boys and two girls.

Link:
Children of Gertrude and Jacob


 

UNIDENTIFIED FAMILY MEMBERS
EAST PRUSSIA

 


 

XX.19

CHRISTOPH von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1821, March 14, Krzynowloga, Poland

NOTE: Christoph was dead before this date but recorded as having lived in Willenberg, East Prussia
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.19a Wife of Christoph:
 

Noble ANNA CIECHANOWSKI

Coat of arms Dabrowa
Ciechanowski coat of arms called Dąbrowa

The Ciechanowski have the coat of arms Skarbien. At the moment, the associated coat of arms has not been found. The Ciechanowski were a well know old Polish noble family from Mazovia.

CHRONOLOGY:
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


 

XX.20

GOTTLIEB von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

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.
A 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.
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)


 

XX.20a Wife of Gottlieb:
 

CATHARINA ERDMAN


 

LITHUANIA - BELARUS

 


CHILDREN of GEORG von der DRESSEL
called JERZY of ROSZEWO DRESSEL XIX.4


 

CHILD from GEORG'S 1st MARRIAGE:


 

XX.21
1st

ANGELA (ANIELA) von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
?

 

XX.21a Husband of Angela:
 

ANTON RATYNSKI


Ratynski coat of arms called Krzywda

CHRONOLOGY:
?


CHILDREN from GEORG'S 3rd MARRIAGE:
WIFE OF GEORG: ANNA JANISZEWSKI herb DABRAWA


 

XX.22
1st

PETER (PIOTR) von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
born:

1802: Dec. 2,
Minisk, Russia, Peter son of Yury Dressel were recognized as nobles by the resolution of the Nobility Deputy Commission of Minisk and entered into the first part of the Nobility Genealogical Book, s.a9.2.

1839, June 28,
Minisk, Russia, The Nobility Deputy Commission noted from its review of the Dressel file that it was incomplete. Some of the papers were missing including the baptism certificate of Peter Dressel. It was believed that they were lost during the destruction of the archive in 1812 or during the fire of 1821, s a.9.1.b

1856: Jan. 19,
Minisk, Russia The Nobility Deputy Commission determined that since nothing has been heard from the Dressel family since 1802, inquires should be made in the various government offices for information regarding the Dressel family. s a.9.1.c.

1857: May 15,
Minisk, Russia The Nobility Deputy Commission concluded that the search for information regarding the Dressel should end since nothing has been found and that the Dressel file should be sent to the archives for storage, sa.9. 1.d.

died:


 

XX.23
2nd

ANTONINA MARIANNA von der DRESSEL
called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1780, Apr. 29, Volma, Belarus, Lithuania
s. FUND 937, inventory 4, dyelo 75, page 333 opposite side

1805, Sep. 26, Koydanov, Belarus, Lithuania,
A child, named Nicholas Alexander, a son of Samuel Kostrovitsky and Dorota of Prushinskies, was born on Sep. 19, was baptised. His Godparents were Bernard de Fourman and Antonina Dreswlowna, filia Vexilliferis Exer. Pol.
s. FUND 937, opis 4, dyelo 94, page 94


 

XX.24
3rd

TEKLA von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
?


 

XX.25
4th

FELICJANNA von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
Believed to have been killed in Napoleon's invasion of Belarus 1812


 

XX.26
5th

WYKTORYIA von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
?


 

XX.27
6th

UNKNOWN CHILD von der DRESSEL called DRESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
1788-89: An unnamed child was born in Belarus

XX.28
7th

? ADAM DROESCHEL

CHRONOLOGY:
?


XX.29
8th

? CHRISTOF DROESCHEL

CHRONOLOGY:
?


 

SAXONY

 


CHILDREN of JOHANN FRIEDRICH
von der DRESSEL called DRÖESSEL XIX.7


 

XX.30
1st

CARL FRIEDRICH
von der DRESSEL called DRÖESSEL

 


 

XX.31
2nd

CLARA DOROTHEA
von der DRESSEL called DRÖESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
1st mar: Gottfried v. Birckholtz
2nd mar: Caspar v. Muschwitz


 

XX.32
3rd

SIEGMUND FRIEDRICK
von der DRESSEL called DRÖESSEL

 

CHRONOLOGY:
mar: Married Amalie Elisabeth v. Kottwitz ?

 

XX.32a Wife of Siegmund Friedrick:
 

AMALIE ELISABETH von KOTTWITZ

 

CHRONOLOGY:
?


 

XX.33
4th

SEYFRIED FRIEDRICK
von der DRESSEL called DRÖESSEL

Lord of Schäcksdorf

CHRONOLOGY:
mar: to Amalie Elisabeth v. Kottwitz
died: 1764, Schäcksdorf


 

XX.34
5th

FERDINAND FRIEDRICK
von der DRESSEL called DRÖESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
?


 

XX.35
6th

CHRISTIANNA HENRIETTE
von der DRESSEL called DRÖESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
?


 

XX.36
7th

HEINRICH ADOLPH
von der DRESSEL called DRÖESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
1st mar: Elonore Sophie von Uttenhofen
2nd mar: Friericke Charlotte von Tzosky


 

XX.37
8th

FREDRICKE MAGDALENA
von der DRESSEL called DRÖESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
?


 

XX.38
9th

DOROTHE SOPHIE
von der DRESSEL called DRÖESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
?


 

XX.39
10th

JOHANN FRIEDRICH
von der DRESSEL called DRÖESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
?


 

XX.40
11th

GOTTLOB FRIEDRICK
von der DRESSEL called DRÖESSEL

CHRONOLOGY:
?

Link:
Pictures regarding Gottlob

 

XX.40a Wife of Gottlob:
 

MAGDALENA ELIZABETH von DALLWITZ

CHRONOLOGY:
born: 1712
died: 1767


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