Family of Johann Nepomuk Wenzlick
including Plescher, Schewedy, Hendl, Schollum, Paul & Schischka
Also refer to the page for Gregor Johann Wenzlick (the brother of Johann)
Small numbers by a name refer to personal number in listing eg VINCENT 2 WENZLICK ~ see 2
1.~ ~ ~ JOHANN NEPOMUK WENZLICK (MATTHAUS > VITUS > LAURENZ >
MATTHIAS > SIMON > MIKAL) was born
on 30 April 1835 in Littitz 71,
> Refer to the PLESCHER family for more information about the family of Anna.
Johann, Anna and
their two eldest boys arrived in
Children of JOHANN WENZLICK and ANNA PLESCHER were:
VINCENT 2 WENZLICK, born 19
May 1862 in
JOHANN (JOHN) 3 WENZLICK, born 4 May 1864 in
MARTIN 4 WENZLICK, born 19 December 1867 in Puhoi,
MICHAEL JOSEPH 5 WENZLICK, born 22 March 1869 in Puhoi,
ANN 6 WENZLICK, born 26
July 1871 in Waiwera,
MARGARET 7 WENZLICK, born 1875 in Puhoi,
JOSEPH 8 WENZLICK, born 9
June 1876 in Waiwera,
MARY 9 WENZLICK, born 1880 in Puhoi,
They were both buried at
2. ~ ~ ~ VINCENT WENZLICK (MIKAL > JOHANN) was born on 19 May 1862 in
> Refer to the SCHEDEWY family for more information about the family of Maria.
Children of VINCENT WENZLICK and MARY SCHEDEWY included:
PETER JOSPEH WENZLICK, born 1891 in Puhoi,
ARTHUR ANTON WENZLICK, born 1894.
THERESA CATHERINE 10 WENZLICK, born 1895.
VINCENT FRANCIS 11 WENZLICK, born 10 October 1898 in Puhoi,
AGNES ANNA WENZLICK, born 14 June 1901. Agnes married
Percival Prowse (m Wenzlick) PERRY in 1930. Percival was born about 1892 in
MARY MAGDALANE WENZLICK, born 1903. Mary did not marry.
WINIFRED MONICA WENZLICK, born 1905 in Puhoi,
RAYMOND ANTON WENZLICK, born 1907 in Puhoi,
LEONARD CYRIL WENZLICK, born 1910. Leonard married
MARY (surname unknown). Mary was born about 1910; died 21 May 1975. Leonard died
on 22 October 1998. They were both buried at
Vincent died on 30 July 1950 in Puhoi. Maria died on 3 May 1959 also in
Puhoi. They were both buried at
3. ~ ~ ~ JOHANN (JOHN) WENZLICK (MIKAL
> JOHANN) was born on 4 May 1864 in
John married MARIA (MARY) HENDL on 18 February 1896 in Puhoi. Maria was
born on 26 August 1874 in
> Refer to the HENDL family for more information about the family of Mary.
Children of JOHN WENZLICK and MARY HENDL included:
MARGARET WENZLICK, born 1 December 1896 in Puhoi,
CATHERINE MARY WENZLICK, born 2 April 1898 in Puhoi,
JOHN JOSEPH (JACK) WENZLICK, born 9 August 1899 in
John Joseph (Jack) Wenzlick celebrated his 100th
birthday in August with Bohemian dancers.
Mr Wenzlick died on January 12 and family and friends gathered at his funeral to remember a life closely linked to the early Puhoi pioneers. He did not expect to reach 100 and considered himself lucky to enjoy his birthday with around 30 family members and friends. Mr Wenzlick was one of 14 children born to early Puhoi pioneers John and Mary Wenzlick who moved from
As a boy he was called on any time of the day or night
to open a drawbridge for the Kotiti steam boat. Mr Wenzlick left school at 13
and worked on the family dairy farm and his brother's Matakana farm until he
was 60. He spent 10 years in Rotorua and then moved to
Mr Wenzlick's nephew Brian Wenzlick says his uncle was a methodical man who liked to fish. "He was kind, reliable and humble". Mr Wenzlick is survived by his sisters Veronica and Barbara.
FRANCIS MATTHEW (FRANK) WENZLICK, born 24 February
1901 in Puhoi,
CHARLES FREDERICK WENZLICK, born 23 December 1903;
died 18 April 1967. Charles was buried at
MARY THERESA WENZLICK, born 19 February 1905. Mary did
not marry. She died on 17 April 1981 and was buried at
JAMES MARTIN WENZLICK, born 4 December 1906; died 30
January 1908 aged 14 months. James was buried at
CECILIA AGATA WENZLICK, born 21 December 1908 in
ANN LUCY WENZLICK, born 9 June 1910 in Puhoi,
VERONICA EMILY WENZLICK, born 24 March 1912 in Puhoi,
BARBARA LUCY WENZLICK, born 10 January 1914 in Puhoi,
LAWRENCE BENEDICT WENZLICK, born 17 December 1914; died
21 October 1915 aged 10 months.
DOREEN GLORETTA WENZLICK, born 1 June 1916; died 1
March 1973. Doreen was buried at
Johann died on 30 January 1946 in Puhoi. Mary died on 19 November 1952
also in Puhoi. They were both buried at
4. ~ ~ ~ MARTIN WENZLICK (MIKAL > JOHANN) was born on
born 19 December 1867 in Puhoi,
> Refer to the HENDL family for more information about the family of Margaret.
Children of MARTIN WENZLICK and MARGARET HENDL included:
WILLIAM WENZLICK, born 6 March 1889; died 24 December 1970.
GERTRUDE MARY WENZLICK, born 1900. Gertrude married
FRANCIS HERBERT JOBLIN in 1931. She died on 16 April 1932 and was buried at
JOHN WENZLICK, born 1901.
ALBERT MICHAEL WENZLICK, born 26 April 1904. Albert
married GERTRUDE ELLEN BUHCK in 1927 in Puhoi. Gertrude died on 2 November 1933
aged 28 years and was buried at
ARTHUR CYRIL WENZLICK, born 19 July 1905 in Puhoi,
ROBERT CHARLES WENZLICK, born 1908 in Puhoi. Robert married MADOLINE ANNIE SCHOLLUM in 1935.
PERCIVAL FRANK WENZLICK, born 6 July 1911 in Puhoi,
JAMES AMBROSE WENZLICK, born 26 November 1914 in
DAVID STEPHEN WENZLICK, born 6 February 1917. David
married CECILY EDITH REMIGER on 30 October 1946 at the
Martin died on 7 October 1928 in Puhoi aged 61 years. Margaret died on 6
June 1946. They were both buried at
5. ~ ~ ~ MICHAEL JOSEPH WENZLICK
(MIKAL > JOHANN) was born on 22 March 1869
> Refer to the SCHOLLUM family for more information about the family of Dora.
Children of MICHAEL WENZLICK and DORA SCHOLLUM included:
RICHARD GREGORY WENZLICK, born 12 March 1897 in Puhoi;
died 17 September 1986. Richard was buried at
EDWARD BENEDICT WENZLICK, born 19 December 1899 in
Puhoi; died 29 November 1984. Edward was buried at
LOUIS MICHAEL WENZLICK, born 17 February 1901 in
Puhoi. Louis married HAZEL ANN WALLACE GREEN in 1928. He died on 23 April 1961
SOPHIA DORA WENZLICK, born 1902. Sophia married LAWRENCE ALBERT LEYDON in 1936. She died on 21 September 1971 and was buried at Puhoi Public Cemetery (Row 5 Plot 119).
MICHAEL JOSEPH WENZLICK, born 1905. Michael married DORIS MARIE RODEWALD in 1933.
FLORENCE MINNIE WENZLICK, born 1908 in Puhoi.
QUENDOLINE ROSAMUND WENZLICK, born 20 September 1909
in Puhoi; died 7 August 1986. She was buried at
MARY WENZLICK, born 1910.
OSWALD WENZLICK, born 22 June 1914. Oswald married MARGARUITE CHRYSANTHE BERGER. Oswald died on 5 February 1987 and Margaruite died on 29 June 1988.
HERBERT WENZLICK, born about 1915; died 1990.
LESLIE GEORGE WENZLICK, born 3 June 1916 in Puhoi.
Leslie was a Private in the 24th Battalion of NZ Infantry during World War Two.
He died on 23 October 1942 and was buried at
HAROLD JEROME WENZLICK, born about 1918 in Puhoi. Harold did not marry. He died on 23 October 2001 in Puhoi.
Harold Jerome Wenzlick died
from a sudden heart attack at his home on October 23, aged 83 years. Mr
Wenzlick lived on the property his pioneering grandfather, John Wenzlick, had
been allocated when they first arrived in Puhoi from
His niece, Iris Brett, says her uncle valued his independence and lived by himself for 25 years and was farming the property on his own until he died.
"He was a very private person. He lived his life how he wanted to, when he wanted to. Even in death it was like he wanted it. He dreaded being an invalid," Mrs Brett says. "He hadn't intended to die just yet. He had just bought a new stove and TV."
Mrs Wenzlick had spent two
He never married but was a very important part of his nieces and nephews' families.
Mrs Brett says just a week before his death Mr Wenzlick enjoyed his first trip to Auckland Zoo. "It was the first time the lion cubs came out. He thought it was just for him."
Mr Wenzlick trained to serve overseas in he army in World War I but never left the country. "He was just about to be sent overseas to the islands when the war finished", says Mrs Brett.
Mr Wenzlick, who still spoke the Bohemian dialect, was a very community minded person and a keen sportsman. He was involved in public life as much as possible and played tennis and rugby. He was an honorary life member and patron of the Puhoi sports Club. Mrs Brett remembers Mr Wenzlick as being a great tease, "a real leg puller". She says her uncle didn't want a funeral.
"He didn't want t fuss. But I did explain to him
there was no way he was leaving this earth without something happened for him",
says Mrs Brett.
A funeral service was held in Orewa on Saturday. (27 October 2001)
6. ~ ~ ~ ANNA WENZLICK (MIKAL
> JOHANN) was born on 26 July 1871 in Waiwera,
Ann married CHRISTIAN PAUL in 1891 in
> Refer to the PAUL family for more information about the family of Christian.
Children of ANNA WENZLICK and CHRISTIAN PAUL included:
o MICHAEL PAUL, born about 1895; died 17 June 1955.
o ROSALIA PAUL, born 1897.
o WINIFRED PAUL, born 1899. Winifred married WILLIAM ANTON SCHEDEWY. William was born on 26 February 1905; died 5 September 1966. Winifred died on 5 February 1981.
o GEORGE ALBERT PAUL, born 1902; died 1984.
o KATHLEEN ANNIE PAUL, born 1904.
o WILLIAM FREDERICK PAUL, born 1906.
o ERNEST CHRISTIAN PAUL, born 1908; died 22 October 1949.
o AGNES PAUL.
Anna died on 29 December 1958 in Whangarei, Northland. Christian died on 29 December 1958.
7. ~ ~ ~ MARGARET WENZLICK (MIKAL > JOHANN) was born in
1875 in Puhoi,
Margaret married JOSEPH SCHISCHKA in 1896 in Puhoi. Joseph was born in
> Refer to the SCHISCHKA family for more information about the family of Joseph and the children of Margaret and Joseph.
Children of MARGARET WENZLICK and JOSEPH SCHISCKA included:
o ERNEST LAURENCE SCHISCHKA, born 1897 died 26 June 1942. Ernest married GWENDOLINE FRASER in 1929.
o JOSEPH VICTOR SCHISCHKA, born 1899. Joseph married ANNA STRAKA in 1928. Anna was born in 1901 and was the daughter of CHARLES STRAKA and THERESIA REMIGER.
o GERTRUDE MARY SCHISCHKA, born 1901; died 1993. Gertrude married ROBERT JOHN KERNOHAN in 1927.
o RUBY ROSANA SCHISCHKA; born 1903. Ruby married EDWARD ERIC OCARROLL in 1930.
o RUPERT JOHN SCHISCHKA, born 1905.
o ESMA MARY SCHISCHKA, born 1907; died 1911 aged three and a half years.
o VINCENT CHRISTIAN SCHISCHKA, born 1909.
o WILLIAM EDWARD SCHISCHKA, born 1911; died as an infant.
o JOHN SCHISCHKA, born 1913.
o ALBERT EDMOND SCHISCHKA, born 1915; died 11 March 1982.
Margaret died on 11 September 1940. Joseph died on 30 June 1920. They
were both buried at
8. ~ ~ ~ JOSEPH WENZLICK (MIKAL > JOHANN) was born 9 June
1876 in Waiwera,
Joseph married SARAH JANE DENNIS on 6 August 1885 at St Patricks
Sarah and Joe had a small farm (54 acres) at Puhoi, just north of the bridge past the Puhoi turnoff.
Children of JOSEPH WENZLICK and SARAH DENNIS included:
MALCOLM JOSEPH WENZLICK, born 16 July 1915. Malcolm married DOROTHY BROWN. He died on 16 February 2011.
EDITH KATHLEEN WENZLICK, born 1916 in Puhoi. Edith married ALEX ANDERSON. She died on 21 December 1971.
JEAN (MARY) WENZLICK, who married BOB BAYER
MAVIS MAGDALENA WENZLICK, born 14 November 1923. Mavis married CLYDE PENGELLEY. She died on 19 August 2002.
Joseph died on 15 September 1963 in Puhoi aged 87
years. Sarah died on 21 May 1973 in Whangaparaoa, also aged 87 years. They were
both buried at
9. ~ ~ ~ MARY WENZLICK (MIKAL > JOHANN) was in 1880 in
> Refer to the SCHOLLUM family for more information about the family of Joseph.
Children of MARY WENZLICK and WILLIAM SCHOLLUM were:
SCHOLLUM, born about 1908; died 11 August 1982. William was buried at
o AMELIA GERTRUDE SCHOLLUM, born 1911; died on 24 February 1944.
o DOROTHY SCHOLLUM
o EVELYN SCHOLLUM
o MARGARET GWENDOLINE SCHOLLUM, born about 1913; died 8 July 1980.
10. ~ ~ ~ THERESA CATHERINE WENZLICK (MIKAL > JOHANN > VNCENT) was born in 1895 and was the eldest daughter of VINCENT WENZLICK and
MARIA SCHEDEWY. Theresa married LEONARD FREDERICK SCHISCHKA in 1915. Leonard
was born 1888 in Puhoi,
> Refer to the SCHISCHKA family for information about the family of Leonard.
Children of THERESA WENZLICK and LEONARD SCHISCKA included:
o IRENE TERESA SCHISCHKA, born 1918; died 2003.
o OWEN EVERARD SCHISCHKA, born 1922; died 2011.
o OLGA MAGDALEN SCHISCHKA, born 1924; died 2008.
o MAURICE ANDREW SCHISCHKA, born 1927; died 2012.
o MARCELLA EUPHEMIA SCHISCHKA
Theresa died on 7 August 1951. Leonard died on
17 April 1951 in Puhoi. They were both buried at
11. ~ ~ ~ VINCENT FRANCIS WENZLICK (MIKAL > JOHANN > VNCENT) was born on 10 October 1898 in Puhoi,
Vincent died on 31 August 1956 and was buried at
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