Wilhelm Messerschmidt Husband:

Anna E. Kommel Wife: Abt. 1836 Born: Germany

CHILDREN

1 Charles Messerschmidt

October 23, 1867 Born: Germany

May 23, 1893 Married: St. Paulís Lutheran Church, Ottawa

Alwine Borks Spouse:

2 Anna Messerschmidt

March 10, 1872 Born: Germany

July 19, 1895 Married: St. Paulís Lutheran Church, Ottawa

Louis Borks Spouse:

3 Johannes Friederich Messerschmidt

November 11, 1874 Born: Auwallenburg, Thuringen

October 04, 1899 Married: St. Paulís Lutheran Church, Ottawa

April 03, 1954 Died: 141 Drummond St., Ottawa

Martha Marie Mentzel Spouse:

Descendants of Wilhelm Messerschmidt

Generation No. 1

1. WILHELM 1 MESSERSCHMIDT. He married ANNA E. KOMMEL.

More About WILHELM MESSERSCHMIDT:

Fact 1: Parents names given in Beechwood interment record of son John.

Fact 2: Parents names also given in Johnís RGO & St. Paulís marriage record.

Notes for ANNA E. KOMMEL:

In the 1891 census the Messerschmidt, Winges and Romhild familes are listed consecutively in the census. Anne, a widow, is listed in the census after Charles which indicates that she is his mother. John is living in Victoria Ward in this census and is listed as a barber apprentice.

It appears that Carl age 21 and Anna,(mother or sister?), no age given, arrived on the S.S. Kaffraria from Hamburg with some of the Winges and Romhild family. This ship departed Hamburg on the 15 April 1888. There are no records for Anna Sr. or Anna Jr. beyond the 1901 census and it is assumed they left Ottawa.

More About ANNA E. KOMMEL:

Fact 1: Maiden name given in Interment record of son John Frederick.

Fact 2: Passenger list gives previous residence as Auwallenburg, Hessen.

Fact 3: in 1901 census she is listed as Agusta, age 70, born 1830, widow, living alone.

Children of WILHELM MESSERSCHMIDT and ANNA KOMMEL are:

i. CHARLES 2 MESSERSCHMIDT, b. October 23, 1867, Germany.

ii. ANNA MESSERSCHMIDT, b. March 10, 1872, Germany.

iii. JOHANNES FRIEDERICH MESSERSCHMIDT, b. November 11, 1874, Auwallenburg, Thuringen; d. April 03, 1954, 141 Drummond St., Ottawa.

Generation No. 2

2. CHARLES 2 MESSERSCHMIDT (WILHELM 1 ) was born October 23, 1867 in Germany 1 . He married ALWINE BORKS May 23, 1893 in St. Paulís Lutheran Church, Ottawa 2 , daughter of CARL BORKS and ADELINE SCHULTZ.

Notes for CHARLES MESSERSCHMIDT:

For some unknown reason his parents names are listed as Frederick and Wilhelm Messerschmidt in his RGO marriage record. Perhaps his fatherís full name was Frederick Wilhelm and motherís name was accidentally omitted.

More About CHARLES MESSERSCHMIDT:

Fact 1: Age given as 21 in Hamburg lists. Emigrated 15 April 1888.

Fact 2: Passenger list gives previous residence as Auwallenburg, Hessen.

Fact 3: Occupation listed as core maker in 1901 census.

Fact 4: He gives his immigration year as 1882 in 1901 census.

More About ALWINE BORKS:

Fact 1: Parents names given in RGO marriage record. See also Borks file.

Fact 2: Her Immigration year is given as 1890 in 1901 census.

Children of CHARLES MESSERSCHMIDT and ALWINE BORKS are:

i. MARY 3 MESSERSCHMIDT, b. May 27, 1894 3 .

ii. DOUGLAS MESSERSCHMIDT, b. February 28, 1896 4 .

iii. OSCAR MESSERSCHMIDT, b. January 07, 1899 5 .

3. ANNA 2 MESSERSCHMIDT (WILHELM 1 ) was born March 10, 1872 in Germany 6 . She married LOUIS BORKS July 19, 1895 in St. Paulís Lutheran Church, Ottawa 7 , son of KARL BORKS and ADELINE SCHULTZ.

More About ANNA MESSERSCHMIDT:

Fact 1: The 1901 census gives her immigration year as 1879

Fact 2: Parents names given as Johannas Messerschmidt & Anna Rommel in RGO record.

Fact 3: Johann Messserschmidt was one of the witnesses at wedding.

More About LOUIS BORKS:

Fact 1: Immigration year is given as 1875 in 1901 census.

Fact 2: Parents names given in RGO marriage record.

Fact 3: Occupation listed as moulder in 1901 census and marriage record.

Child of ANNA MESSERSCHMIDT and LOUIS BORKS is:

i. BESSIE 3 BORKS, b. June 28, 1896 8 .

4. JOHANNES FRIEDERICH 2 MESSERSCHMIDT (WILHELM 1 ) was born November 11, 1874 in Auwallenburg, Thuringen 9 , and died April 03, 1954 in 141 Drummond St., Ottawa. He married MARTHA MARIE MENTZEL October 04, 1899 in St. Paulís Lutheran Church, Ottawa 10 , daughter of HEINRICH MENTZEL and KAROLINE NESS.

More About JOHANNES FRIEDERICH MESSERSCHMIDT:

Fact 1: His birth place and parents names given in St. Paulís marriage register.

Fact 2: Johnís immigration year is given as 1890 in 1901 census.

Fact 3: His occupation is listed as barber in 1901 census.

Fact 4: See obit in Ottawa Journal Wed. 7 April 1954, pg. 5.

More About MARTHA MARIE MENTZEL:

Fact 1: Her Parents names & birth place given in St. Paulís marriage register.

Fact 2: Marthaís immigration year is given as 1883 in 1901 census.

Fact 3: Parents names also in Beechwood interment record.

Fact 4: Beechwood informant Nelda Holtz - daughter.

Children of JOHANNES MESSERSCHMIDT and MARTHA MENTZEL are:

i. WILLIAM HENRY CHARLES 3 MESSERSCHMIDT, b. July 31, 1900, Ottawa Ontario 11 ; d. July 29, 1970, 273 McArthur Rd., Ottawa..

More About WILLIAM HENRY CHARLES MESSERSCHMIDT:

Fact 1: Birth date is given as 30 July in Beechwood interment register.

ii. FRANK WILLIAM MESSERSCHMIDT, b. October 18, 1901, Ottawa Ontario 12 ; d. March 04, 1960, Clifford, Ontario.

More About FRANK WILLIAM MESSERSCHMIDT:

Fact 1: Clergyman in Beechwood int. record.

iii. JOHANNAS F.H. MESSERSCHMIDT, b. Abt. 1903, Ottawa East 13 ; d. February 08, 1908, 37 Second Ave., Ottawa East.

iv. ELSIE LYDIA MESSERSCHMIDT, b. January 26, 1905, Ottawa Ontario 14 ; d. July 11, 1955, 141 Drummond St., Ottawa.

v. LEONA MESSERSCHMIDT, b. Abt. 1913, Ottawa Ontario 15 ; d. October 18, 1918, 141 Drummond St., Ottawa.

vi. DOROTHY MESSERSCHMIDT, b. September 1916, Ottawa Ontario 16 ; d. December 19, 1916, 141 Drummond St., Ottawa.

Endnotes

1. 1901 Census, Carleton County, St. Georgeís Ward, Sub. Dist, e8, Page 17, Line 37..

2. Registrar General of Ontario, Marriages, Reg. # 2314, Reg. Yr. 1893..

3. 1901 Census, Carleton County, St. Georgeís Ward, Sub. Dist. e8, Page 17, Line 39..

4. 1901 Census, Carleton County, St. Georgeís Ward, Sub. Dist. e8, Page 17, Line 40..

5. 1901 Census, Carleton County, St. Georgeís Ward, Sub. Dist. e8, Page 17, Line 41..

6. 1901 Census, Carleton County, St. Georgeís Ward, Sub. Dist. e8, Pagae 17, Line 35..

7. Registrar General of Ontario, Marriages, Reg. # 2399, Reg. Yr. 1895..

8. 1901 Census, Carleton County, St. Georgeís Ward, Sub. Dist. e8, Page 17, Line 36..

9. 1901 Census, Carleton County, Ottawa East Ward, Sub. Dist. g, Page 24, Line 20..

10. Registrar General of Ontario, Marriages, Reg. # 2465, Reg. Yr. 1899..

11. 1901 Census, Carleton County, Ottawa East Ward, Sub. Dist. g, Page 24, Line 22..

12. Beechwood Cemetery Interment Register, Int. # 39118..

13. Beechwood Cemetery Interment Register, Int. # 11230..

14. Beechwood Cemetery Interment Register, Int. # 36504..

15. Beechwood Cemetery Interment Register, Int. # 16925..

16. Beechwood Cemetery Interment Register, Int. # 15742..