Willa Mae West1,2,3

b. 19 May 1911, d. 10 January 2004
  • Name-Married: Willa Mae Biggs1
  • Name-Married: Willa M. Crockett4
  • Name-Married: Willa Mae Monson4
  • Birth*: 19 May 1911; Morton, Tazewell Co., Illinois1,3
  • Marriage*: 3 July 1932; Principal=Everett Q. Biggs1,3
  • Residence*: 1940; Delavan Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois1
  • Widowed*: 9 April 19683
  • Marriage: 23 May 1971; Hidalgo Co., Texas; Married Ross Crockett5
  • Marriage: 25 August 1979; Hidalgo Co., Texas; Married Robert W. Monson6
  • Residence: 1997; Westlaco, Texas7
  • Death*: 10 January 2004; Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., Texas3
  • Burial*: 13 January 2004; Highland Memorial Park, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., Texas3
  • Last Edited: 18 Aug 2015

Family: Everett Q. Biggs b. 14 Jun 1894, d. 9 Apr 1968

Citations

  1. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  2. [S69] Tazewell Co. Genealogical Society, compilers, Tazewell County, Illinois Cemeteries, Vol. I (Pekin, Illinois: Tazewell Co. Genealogical Society, 2013), p. 86.
  3. [S76] News Article, The Delavan Times, Delavan, Illinois, Obituary of Willa Mae Biggs - 21 January 2004.
  4. [S149] Social Security Administration. "Social Security Applications & Claims ". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015.
  5. [S47] "FamilySearch.org". Database. , "Texas, Marriages, 1966-2010," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VTP1-XXS : accessed 18 August 2015), Ross Crockett and Willa M West, 23 May 1971; citing Hidalgo, Texas, United States, certificate number 060167, Vital Statistics Unit, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin.
  6. [S47] "FamilySearch.org". Database. , "Texas, Marriages, 1966-2010," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VYSG-8CH : accessed 18 August 2015), Robert W Monson and Willa M Crockett, 25 Aug 1979; citing Hidalgo, Texas, United States, certificate number 143788, Vital Statistics Unit, Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin.
  7. [S76] News Article, The Delavan Times, Delavan, Illinois, Obituary of Everett Leroy Biggs - 7 January 1998.

William West1

  • Last Edited: 20 May 2013

Family: Maude Richardson

Citations

  1. [S76] News Article, The Delavan Times, Delavan, Illinois, Obituary of Willa Mae Biggs - 21 January 2004.

William West1

  • Immigration*: 1843; From Ireland to America1
  • Last Edited: 27 Jul 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Hartsburg Centennial Book Committee, Hartsburg, Illinois - Yesterday and Today: 1871-1971 (Hartsburg, Illinois: Hartsburg Centennial Book Committee, 1971), p. 119.

William James West1,2

b. 22 November 1884, d. 7 December 1972
  • Birth*: 22 November 1884; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois1,3,2
  • Baptism: 11 June 1885; St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Emden, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Residence: 1900; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois4
  • Residence: 1910; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Marriage*: 1 March 1911; Principal=Anna Johanna Behrends6,3
  • Residence: 1920; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois7
  • Residence: 1930; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois8
  • Residence*: 1940; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois9
  • Notes*: Mayor at Hartsburg3
  • Occupation: Farmer3
  • Religion*: Member of St. John's Lutheran Church at Hartsburg3
  • Death*: 7 December 1972; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois; Died at Lincoln3
  • Obituary: 8 December 1972; Lincoln Courier3
  • Burial*: 11 December 1972; Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois3
  • Last Edited: 21 Aug 2018

Family: Anna Johanna Behrends b. 12 Nov 1887, d. 10 Sep 1955

Citations

  1. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, St. Peter's, Emden, p. 69.
  2. [S17] United States Selective Service System. "World War I Draft Registration Cards: 1917-1918". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2005.
  3. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of William West - 8 December 1972.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1900". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2004.
  5. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.
  6. [S28] Logan Co. Heritage Foundation, History of Logan County, Illinois: 1982 (Lincoln, Illinois: Logan Co. Heritage Foundation, 1982), p. 185.
  7. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  8. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  9. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.

Mary Westall1

  • Last Edited: 9 Nov 2016

Family: Spafford Orwig

Citations

  1. [S39] Delavan History Book Committee, Delavan, Illinois: 1837-1987 (Delavan, Illinois: Delavan History Book Committee, 1987), p. 305.

Robert LeRoy Westbrook1

d. before 1987
  • Death*: before 19871
  • Last Edited: 13 Nov 2016

Citations

  1. [S39] Delavan History Book Committee, Delavan, Illinois: 1837-1987 (Delavan, Illinois: Delavan History Book Committee, 1987), p. 306.

Agnes Catherine Westen1

b. 12 October 1915, d. 19 April 1988
  • Name-Married: Agnes Marten3
  • Birth*: 12 October 1915; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Residence: 1920; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois4
  • Residence: 1930; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Marriage*: 11 December 1936; New Holland, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=Virgil C. F. Marten3,6
  • Residence*: 1940; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois7
  • Death*: 19 April 19882
  • Last Edited: 2 Jan 2020

Family: Virgil C. F. Marten b. 14 Nov 1915, d. 3 Nov 1975

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 250.
  2. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Agnes Marten - 20 April 1988.
  3. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 190.
  4. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  5. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  6. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Virgil C. F. Marten.
  7. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.

Albertin Westen1

b. 25 March 1895
  • Birth*: 25 March 18951
  • Baptism: 29 September 1895; Zion Methodist Church, Emden and Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Last Edited: 8 Aug 2016

Citations

  1. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden & Hartsburg, p. 144.

Andrew [Andreas Christian] Westen1,2

b. 10 November 1889, d. 6 March 1964
  • Family History*: Andrew Westen Family History
  • Birth*: 10 November 18893
  • Baptism: 28 December 1890; Zion Methodist Church, Emden and Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Marriage*: 6 March 1912; Principal=Rena Henrietta Bruns3
  • Marriage (alt): 7 March 1912; Principal=Rena Henrietta Bruns4
  • Occupation*: between 1920 and 1940; Farmer5,6,7
  • Residence: 1920; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois7
  • Residence*: 1930; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Residence: 1940; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois6
  • Death*: 6 March 19643
  • Last Edited: 2 Jan 2020

Family: Rena Henrietta Bruns b. 12 Dec 1893, d. 18 Dec 1939

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 138.
  2. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden & Hartsburg, p. 138.
  3. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 249.
  4. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Rena Westen - 19 December 1939.
  5. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  6. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  7. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  8. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Agnes Marten - 20 April 1988.

Aurealia "Dottie" Westen1

b. 3 September 1921, d. 7 April 2012
  • Name-Married: Aurealia "Dottie" Zieglowsky1
  • Birth*: 3 September 1921; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Residence*: 1930; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Residence: 1940; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois3
  • Marriage*: 6 March 1942; Blackstone, Virginia; Principal=Henry Carl August Zieglowsky1
  • Marriage (alt): 6 March 1943; Blackstone, Virginia; Principal=Henry Carl August Zieglowsky4
  • Death*: 7 April 2012; Mason City, Mason Co., Illinois1
  • Burial*: 12 April 2012; Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Last Edited: 8 Nov 2013

Family: Henry Carl August Zieglowsky b. 6 Sep 1914, d. 15 Apr 1998

Citations

  1. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Aurealia Zieglowsky - 10 April 2012.
  2. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  3. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  4. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Henry Zieglowsky - 17 April 1998.

Benjamin H. Westen1

b. 22 October 1900, d. 18 July 1929
  • Birth*: 22 October 1900; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Occupation*: Farmhand1
  • Death*: 18 July 1929; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Burial*: 20 July 1929; Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Last Edited: 6 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. [S10] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index: 1916 - 1947". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011, Benjamin H. Westen.

Carl Wesley Westen1

b. 4 April 1920, d. 9 June 1989
  • Birth*: 4 April 1920; Atlanta, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Death*: 9 June 19891
  • Last Edited: 21 Nov 2016

Citations

  1. [S149] Social Security Administration. "Social Security Applications & Claims ". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015.

Christian Westen1

  • Marriage*: 16 March 1899; Zion Methodist Church, Emden and Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=Bertha Dirks1
  • Last Edited: 9 Aug 2016

Family: Bertha Dirks

Citations

  1. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden & Hartsburg, p. 200-201.

Christian Eldon "Bud" Westen1,2

b. 10 August 1922, d. 1 January 2015
  • Birth*: 10 August 1922; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois4
  • Residence*: 1930; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Residence: 1940; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois6
  • Occupation*: Farmer, near Emden, Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Religion*: Member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church at Emden2
  • Death*: 1 January 2015; Emden, Logan Co., Illinois; Died at Springfield2
  • Obituary: 3 January 2015; Lincoln Courier2
  • Burial*: 5 January 2015; Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Last Edited: 18 Feb 2019

Family:

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 149.
  2. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Christian Westen - 3 January 2015.
  3. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 249.
  4. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 250.
  5. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  6. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.

Christian Harms Westen1

b. 24 January 1851, d. 8 January 1929
  • Family History*: Christian Westen Family History
  • Birth*: 24 January 1851; Germany3
  • Baptism: 2 February 1851; Evangelisch-Reformierte Kirche, Eilsum, Landkreis Aurich, Niedersachsen, Germany4
  • Marriage*: 1876; Germany; Seven Children; Principal=Falina Johanna Miener5
  • Immigration*: 1881; Departed Hamburg, Germany 8 December 1881 aboard the "Westphalia" arriving at New York City 23 December 1881 settling in Logan Co.3,6,7
  • Widowed*: 31 May 18953
  • Marriage*: 1899; Principal=Alberta ?3
  • Widowed: circa 19003
  • Marriage*: 18 July 1910; Principal=Dena (Dirtje) Miener3
  • Occupation*: Farmer2
  • Death*: 8 January 1929; Emden, Logan Co., Illinois3,1
  • Burial*: 12 January 1929; Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois3,1
  • Last Edited: 15 Mar 2018

Family 1: Falina Johanna Miener b. 13 Aug 1851, d. 31 May 1895

Family 2: Alberta ? d. c 1900

Family 3: Dena (Dirtje) Miener b. Dec 1860

Citations

  1. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden, p. 184-185.
  2. [S10] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index: 1916 - 1947". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011, Christian Harms Westen.
  3. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 249.
  4. [S157] Ancestry.com. "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages and Burials: 1519-1969". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2016.
  5. [S96] Ruth Boyken and Hans-Georg Boyken, Wo sind sie geblieben? - Ostfriesen in Amerika (Where did they stay? - East Frisians in America) (Titonka, Iowa: Boyken & Boyken Partners, 1998), Vol. 1: 1895 #13.
  6. [S112] Ancestry.com. "New York Passenger Lists: 1820-1957". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  7. [S144] Staatsarchiv Hamburg. "Hamburg (Germany) Passenger Lists: 1850 - 1934". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2008.
  8. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden & Hartsburg, p. 230-231.
  9. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Hartsburg, p. 134.
  10. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden & Hartsburg, p. 136.

Christina Westen1

b. 17 February 1848, d. 17 September 1850
  • Birth*: 17 February 1848; Germany1
  • Baptism: 24 March 1848; Evangelische Kirche, Eggelingen, Landkreis Wittmund, Niedersachsen, Germany1
  • Death*: 17 September 18501
  • Burial*: 22 September 1850; Eilsum, Landkreis Aurich, Niedersachsen, Germany1
  • Last Edited: 14 May 2017

Citations

  1. [S157] Ancestry.com. "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages and Burials: 1519-1969". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2016.

Christina Frauke Westen1,2

b. 9 August 1906, d. 8 May 1969
  • Name-Married: Christina Rogers3
  • Birth*: 9 August 1906; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois2,4
  • Baptism: 25 February 1907; St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Emden, Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Residence*: 1910; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Residence: 1920; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois6
  • Residence: 1930; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois7
  • Marriage*: 30 December 1934; Emden, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=Wayne Theodore Rogers8,4
  • Religion*: Member of the Christian Church at Emden4
  • Death*: 8 May 1969; near Delavan, Tazewell Co., Illinois; Died at Hopedale1,4
  • Obituary: 9 May 1969; Lincoln Courier4
  • Burial*: 11 May 1969; Bethel Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois4
  • Last Edited: 26 Apr 2018

Family: Wayne Theodore Rogers b. 8 Aug 1908, d. 31 Oct 1985

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 187.
  2. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, St. Peter's, Emden, p. 146.
  3. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 249.
  4. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Christena Rogers - 9 May 1969.
  5. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Rudy R. Westen.
  6. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  7. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  8. [S1] Hartsburg Centennial Book Committee, Hartsburg, Illinois - Yesterday and Today: 1871-1971 (Hartsburg, Illinois: Hartsburg Centennial Book Committee, 1971), p. 120.

Daisy (Deetje Martens) Westen1,2

b. 18 January 1892, d. 17 January 1907
  • Birth*: 18 January 1892; near Emden, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Baptism: 15 April 1892; Zion Methodist Church, Emden and Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Death*: 17 January 1907; near Emden, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Burial*: 20 January 1907; Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois1,3
  • Last Edited: 13 Aug 2016

Citations

  1. [S96] Ruth Boyken and Hans-Georg Boyken, Wo sind sie geblieben? - Ostfriesen in Amerika (Where did they stay? - East Frisians in America) (Titonka, Iowa: Boyken & Boyken Partners, 1998), 4 - 1907.
  2. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden & Hartsburg, p. 140.
  3. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden, p. 180-181.

Dena Westen1

b. 24 March 1895, d. 11 October 1944
  • Name-Married: Dena Wiekert1
  • Birth*: 24 March 18951
  • Birth (alt): 25 March 1895; Emden, Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Marriage*: 24 December 1925; Zion Methodist Church, Emden and Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=Heio Jacob Wiekert3
  • Death*: 11 October 1944; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Burial*: 14 October 1944; Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Last Edited: 19 Oct 2016

Family: Heio Jacob Wiekert b. 29 May 1885, d. 25 Nov 1951

Citations

  1. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Heio Jacob Wiekert.
  2. [S10] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index: 1916 - 1947". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011, Dena Wiekert.
  3. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden, p. 86.

Dennis Dean Westen1

b. 17 October 1949, d. 19 October 1949
  • Birth*: 17 October 19493
  • Death*: 19 October 19492,3
  • Burial*: Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois3
  • Last Edited: 18 Feb 2019

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 250.
  2. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 149.
  3. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Dennis Dean Westen.

Dorathea Gertjedina Westen1

b. 24 September 1893
  • Birth*: 24 September 18931
  • Baptism: 1 July 1894; Zion Methodist Church, Emden and Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Last Edited: 8 Aug 2016

Citations

  1. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden & Hartsburg, p. 142.

Edward Wayne Westen1,2,3

b. 24 May 1910, d. 9 November 1994
  • Marriage*: Principal=Ila Miriam Cooper1
  • Birth*: 24 May 1910; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois4,3
  • Residence: 1935; Ottawa, LaSalle Co., Illinois1
  • Occupation*: 1940; Farmer1
  • Residence*: 1940; Oran Twp., Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Death*: 9 November 19944
  • Last Edited: 21 Nov 2016

Family: Ila Miriam Cooper b. 15 Jul 1912, d. 19 Oct 2002

Citations

  1. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  2. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Ila Westen - 21 October 2002.
  3. [S149] Social Security Administration. "Social Security Applications & Claims ". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015.
  4. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Edward Westen - 10 November 1994.

Evert Westen1

  • Last Edited: 9 Aug 2016

Family: Sophia D. (Siever) Koehler b. 1858, d. 1941

Citations

  1. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden & Hartsburg, p. 139.
  2. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden & Hartsburg, p. 198-199.
  3. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden & Hartsburg, p. 138.
  4. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden & Hartsburg, p. 140.
  5. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden & Hartsburg, p. 142.
  6. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden & Hartsburg, p. 146.
  7. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden & Hartsburg, p. 148.

Falina Christina Westen1

b. 25 May 1895
  • Birth*: 25 May 18952
  • Baptism: 2 June 1895; Zion Methodist Church, Emden and Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Last Edited: 8 Aug 2016

Citations

  1. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden & Hartsburg, p. 144.
  2. [S96] Ruth Boyken and Hans-Georg Boyken, Wo sind sie geblieben? - Ostfriesen in Amerika (Where did they stay? - East Frisians in America) (Titonka, Iowa: Boyken & Boyken Partners, 1998), Vol. 1: 1895 #13.

Fann Rohlfs Westen1

b. 8 March 1886
  • Birth*: 8 March 18861
  • Baptism: 7 November 1886; Zion Methodist Church, Emden and Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Last Edited: 14 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden & Hartsburg, p. 136.

Fauline Alma Westen1

b. 6 April 1912, d. 23 October 1974
  • Name-Married: Pauline A. Johnson2,3
  • Birth*: 6 April 1912; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois1,3
  • Baptism: 11 July 1912; Zion Methodist Church, Emden and Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois4
  • Residence: 1920; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Residence*: 1930; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois6
  • Marriage*: 19 February 1931; Zion Methodist Church, Emden and Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=Alfred John Johnson7
  • Death*: 23 October 19743
  • Burial*: Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois3
  • Last Edited: 2 Jan 2020

Family: Alfred John Johnson b. 14 Feb 1907, d. Jul 1984

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 249.
  2. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 177.
  3. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Pauline A. Johnson.
  4. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden, p. 20-21.
  5. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  6. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  7. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden, p. 90.

Florence F. Westen1,2

b. 13 March 1909, d. 12 April 1979
  • Name-Baptism: Frauke Pauline Westen4
  • Name-Married: Florence Meyer
  • Birth*: 13 March 1909; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Baptism: 18 April 1909; St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Emden, Logan Co., Illinois4
  • Residence: 1910; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Residence: 1920; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois6
  • Occupation: 1930; Stenographer7
  • Residence: 1930; Bloomington, McLean Co., Illinois7
  • Marriage*: 27 February 1936; Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois; Principal=Roland Richard Meyer1,2
  • Residence*: 1940; Eminence Twp., Logan Co., Illinois8
  • Occupation*: between 1964 and 1974; Secretary at Hartsburg-Emden High School2
  • Religion*: Member of the United Methodist Church at Hartsburg2
  • Death*: 12 April 1979; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois; Died at Peoria2
  • Obituary: 12 April 1979; Lincoln Courier2
  • Burial*: 14 April 1979; Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Last Edited: 16 Jan 2020

Family: Roland Richard Meyer b. 14 Apr 1906, d. 1 Jan 1984

Citations

  1. [S1] Hartsburg Centennial Book Committee, Hartsburg, Illinois - Yesterday and Today: 1871-1971 (Hartsburg, Illinois: Hartsburg Centennial Book Committee, 1971), p. 121.
  2. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Florence Meyer - 12 April 1979.
  3. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Orville Westen - 11 June 1972.
  4. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, St. Peter's, Emden, p. 154.
  5. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Rudy R. Westen.
  6. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  7. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  8. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.

Gary Richard Westen1,2

b. 23 March 1946, d. 25 January 2018
  • Birth*: 23 March 1946; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Residence*: 1971; Bloomington, Illinois1
  • Marriage*: 2 August 1975; Wesley United Methodist Church, Aurora, Kane Co., Illinois; Married Barbara Jean Greeley2,3
  • Death*: 25 January 2018; Bloomington, Illinois; Died at Peoria2
  • Obituary: 26 January 2018; Lincoln Courier2
  • Burial*: 30 January 2018; Park Hill Cemetery, Bloomington, McLean Co., Illinois2
  • Last Edited: 6 Jul 2019

Citations

  1. [S1] Hartsburg Centennial Book Committee, Hartsburg, Illinois - Yesterday and Today: 1871-1971 (Hartsburg, Illinois: Hartsburg Centennial Book Committee, 1971), p. 120.
  2. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Gary Westen - 26 January 2018.
  3. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Wedding Announcement - 13 August 1975.

Geerd Everts Westen1

b. September 1896
  • Birth*: September 18961
  • Baptism: 23 May 1897; Zion Methodist Church, Emden and Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Last Edited: 8 Aug 2016

Citations

  1. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden & Hartsburg, p. 146.

George A. Westen1,2

b. 1885, d. 1954
  • Birth*: 1885; Illinois3,2
  • Marriage*: 2 December 1914; Zion Methodist Church, Emden and Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=Fannie Crawford1,4
  • Occupation*: between 1930 and 1940; Farmer3,5
  • Residence*: 1930; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois3
  • Residence: 1940; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Death*: 19542
  • Burial*: Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Last Edited: 12 Aug 2016

Family: Fannie Crawford b. 2 Dec 1884, d. 15 May 1969

Citations

  1. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Aurealia Zieglowsky - 10 April 2012.
  2. [S29] William R. Detmers, Hartsburg Union Cemetery (Lincoln, Illinois: Logan Co. Genealogical & Historical Society, 2007), p. 50.
  3. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  4. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden, p. 82.
  5. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.