Family & Connections
Small numbers by a name refer to personal number in listing eg MARIA 3 WECH ~ see 3
1. ~ ~ ~ JOHANN WECH was born 1827 in
> Refer to the SCHOTT family for more information about the family of Anna.
Johann and his family arrived in
Children of JOHANN WECH and ANNA SCHOTT included:
ROSALIA 3 WECH,
born 13 November 1850 in
MARIA 4 WECH,
born 1854 in
JOHANN (JOHN) 5 WECH,
born about 1855 in
JOSEPH WECH, born about 1861 in
MATHIAS (MATTHEW) 6 JOSEPH
WECH, born 10 March 1863 in
Johann died on 10 June 1889 and Anna died on 4 April
1893. They are both buried at
2. ~ ~ ~ JOSEF WECH, was
born on 3 July 1840 in
> Refer to the SCHOTT family for more information about the family of Dorothea.
Josef and Dorothea immigrated
Children of JOSEF WECH and DOROTHEA SCHOTT included:
JOSEPH WECH, aged 6 years on
arrival on the
MAGDALENE WECH, aged 3 years on
arrival on the
JOHN JOSEPH WECH, born at sea
THERESA ST HELENA WECH, born about
1876. Theresa married FRANCIS JOSEPH PLESCHER on 29 July 1902 at St Benedicts
CATHERINE WECH, born 1879.
Josef died on 12 February 1929.
Dorothea died on 9 July 1900. They were both buried at
3. ~ ~ ~ ROSALIA WECH <JOHANN> was born
13 November 1850 in
married VINCENT JOHN PLESCHER in
> Refer to the PLESCHER family for more information about the family of Vincent and descendants of Vincent and Rosalia.
Children of ROSALIA WECH and VINCENT PLESCHER included:
o ROSA MARGARET PLESCHER, born 29 July 1873.
o FRANCIS JOSEPH PLESCHER, born 5 August 1875.
o JOHN PLESCHER, born 1 April 1878.
o AGNES MARY PLESCHER, born 20 April 1880
o ANNA PLESCHER, born 28 March 1882.
o VINCENT PLESCHER, born April 1884; died as an infant.
o ANSELM PLESCHER, born 18 April 1885.
o JOSEPH WALTER PLESCHER, born 25 November 1887.
o MARY THERESA PLESCHER, born 27 September 1891.
Rosalia died on 26 October 1937 and Vincent died on 26 August 1917. They are both buried at Puhoi Public Cemetery.
4. ~ ~ ~ MARIA WECH <JOHANN>, born 1854 in
Children of MARIA WECH and GEORGE DENNIS included:
o WILLIAM DENNIS, born 1883.
SARAH JANE DENNIS, born 6 August 1885 in Pukapuka,
o ALBERT EDMUND DENNIS, born 1887.
o JOSEPH DENNIS, born 1890.
5. ~ ~ ~ JOHANN (JOHN) WECH <JOHANN> was born
about 1855 in
John married MARY BECHER in 1880 (BDM1800/1276). Mary was born about 1860.
Children of JOHANN WECH and MARY BECHER included:
CHRISTIAN WECH, born 1882 (BDM1882/1665)
ANNA (ANNIE) WECH, born 1883; died 1953 (BDM1953/33166)
JOHN WECH, born 1884, died aged 3 months (BDM1883/4948)
JOSEPH ADAM WECH, born 1895 (BDM 1895/10652). Joseph died on 4 August
1971 aged 76 years and was buried at
FREDERICK JAMES WECH, born 1899 (BDM1899/14048).
John died on 13 April 1929,
and Mary on 3 May 1941. They were both buried at
6. ~ ~ ~ MATHIAS (MATTHEW)
JOSEPH WECH <JOHANN> was born
on 10 March 1863 in
Mathew married ANNA HENDL on 11 February 1890 in
Puhoi. Anna was born on 1 February 1868 in
> Refer to the HENDL family for more information about the family of Anna.
Children of MATTHEW WECH and ANNA HENDL were:
JOHN MATTHEW WECH, born 7 January 1891 in Puhoi,
ROBERT JOSEPH 7 WECH, born 1892 in Puhoi.
MARY ANNA 8 WECH, born 1893 in Puhoi.
died on 19 May 1920 as the result of an accidental drowning. Anna died on 24
January 1948 aged 80 years. They were
both buried at
~ ~ ~ ROBERT JOSEPH WECH <JOHANN > MATTHEW> was born in 1892 in Puhoi,
> Refer to the BAYER family for more information about the family of Christina.
Children of ROBERT WECH and CHRISTINA BAYER included:
RONALD WECH, who married MARY JONES.
KENNETH WECH, who married KATHLEEN DELEMAR.
FLORENCE WECH, who married ERIC MASON.
LINDA WECH, who married STAN HILL.
WILFRED WECH, who married ELLEN NICKELSON.
DOROTHY WECH, who married RUPERT BERGER.
BARTLEY WECH, who married JANETTE BERGER.
KATHLEEN WECH, who married REX PARKER.
SELWYN WECH, who married WILMA SCHOLLUM.
NOEL WECH, who married COLLEEN KELLY.
PAT WECH, who married PATRICIA SMITH.
Robert died on 13 July 1978 and was
8. ~ ~ ~ MARY ANNA WECH <JOHANN > MATTHEW>,
born about 1893 in Puhoi, was the third child of MATTHEW WECH and ANNA HENDL. Mary married LEONARD
FREDERICK SCHISCHKA on 20 May 1913 at St Peter &
Child of MARY WECH and LEONARD SCHISCHKA was:
o LEONARD ROBERT SCHISCHKA, born June 1914; died 4 September 1989.
Mary died on 26 June 1914 in
> Refer to the SCHISCHKA family for more information about the family of Leonard.
1. ~ ~ ~ ANNIE WECH married GEORGE LAWRENCE KRIPPNER in 1928. George was born on 1 May 1902 and was the seventh son of JOHN KRIPPNER and MARY STRAKA.
2. ~ ~ ~ MARY ANNIE WECH, born 1911 and was the daughter of WENZL JAMES WECH and ANNA BAYER. Mary marred TOM COOPER.
3. ~ ~ ~ WENZL JAMES WECH, born about 1878 in Puhoi was the son of JOSEF WECH and
DOROTHEA SCHOTT. Wenzl married ANNA BECHER (nee Bayer) in 1909. He died in
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