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Descendants of George and Rachel Denig
Posted by: Beverly Denig Jones Date: September 29, 2000 at 11:46:30
In Reply to: Re: Warren Denig Family - Ft. Wayne, IN by M. D. Miller of 46


Descendants of George W. Denig

Generation No. 1

1. GEORGE W.2 DENIG (JOSEPH1) was born 1821 in Germany, and died October 13, 1868 in Convoy, Van Wert Co?, Ohio. He married RACHEL ??? Bef. 1848 in Germany. She was born 1823 in Rhine, Pfalz,Germany, and died September 25, 1880 in Van Wert Co, Ohio.

Notes for GEORGE W. DENIG:
George and Rachel immigrated about 1848-49 with their baby daughter Barbara. They first appear on the census of Van Wert County in 1860; they owned a farm outside Convoy in 1870 & 1880.

George's father might have been Joseph Denig.

Notes for RACHEL ???:
Rachel's place of origin was Rhine/Pfalz and her maiden name might have been Profit, with possible brothers Jacob and Phillip. Her parents were born in Baden, Germany.
Whenever Rachel signed official documents she used the given name Friederihor.

Rachel Denig's Will:
In the name of the Benevolent Father of all `
1st it is my will that my just debts and charges be paid out of my estate

Item 1st I give and devise all the residue of my estate to my sons Jacob, Abraham, John Peter, Francis, Joseph, and William Edward, and my daughter Elizabeth eaqually and the rest of my heirs are not to be know in this will which are Ann & Barbra and their heirs Barbra being dead and who made a will to have her Husband Lebold Faber have her interest I therefore devise that Leobold Faber shall have no interest in my property whatever.
Friederihor Denig

In testimony hereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 2nd day of September in the year 1877
CC Marshall
Bridget D. Crillers(?)

More About RACHEL ???:
Cause of Death: catarrah
       
Children of GEORGE DENIG and RACHEL ??? are:
       i.       BARBARA3 DENIG, b. 1848, Germany; d. February 25, 1873, Van Wert Co, Ohio; m. LEOPOLD FABER.

Notes for BARBARA DENIG:
Had 5 children (source: Randall P. Curtiss, family member/researcher).

More About BARBARA DENIG:
Cause of Death: paralysis

2.       ii.       ANNA DENIG, b. 1850, Ohio; d. December 05, 1873, Van Wert Co, Ohio?.
3.       iii.       JACOB DENIG, b. August 19, 1854, Ohio (Van Wert Co?); d. December 02, 1931, Ohio (Van Wert Co?).
       iv.       NANCY DENIG, b. 1856, Ohio; d. September 29, 1858.
       v.       PHILLIP DENIG, b. Abt. 1857, Ohio; d. Unknown.
4.       vi.       ELIZABETH DENIG, b. 1858, Ohio; d. 1925, Maple Rapids, Michigan?.
       vii.       GEORGE DENIG, b. 1859, Ohio; d. June 01, 1868.

Notes for GEORGE DENIG:
The death date of George might be incorrect, as his brother William Edward was born the same date.

A land patent was issued to a George Washington Denig on June 17, 1895 in Louisiana. It was for 160.15 acres. Unknown who this George was.

5.       viii.       ABRAHAM DENIG, b. October 10, 1860, Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. April 20, 1932, Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio.
6.       ix.       JOHN P DENIG, b. April 1864, Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. 1942, ?Florida?.
7.       x.       JOSEPH FRANCIS DENIG, b. April 01, 1866, Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. November 18, 1907, Van Wert Co, Ohio.
8.       xi.       WILLIAM EDWARD DENIG, b. June 01, 1868, Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. July 07, 1942, Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio.


Generation No. 2

2. ANNA3 DENIG (GEORGE W.2, JOSEPH1) was born 1850 in Ohio, and died December 05, 1873 in Van Wert Co, Ohio?. She married PETER PFINGSTAG November 03, 1869 in Van Wert Co, Ohio?. He was born 1843, and died November 14, 1873.

More About ANNA DENIG:
Cause of Death: consumption

More About PETER PFINGSTAG:
Cause of Death: comsumption
       
Children of ANNA DENIG and PETER PFINGSTAG are:
       i.       WILLIAM GEORGE4 PFINGSTAG, b. September 02, 1870.

Notes for WILLIAM GEORGE PFINGSTAG:
After both his parents died in 1873, William was raised in Mansfield, Ohio.

       ii.       MARGARET PFINGSTAG, b. April 29, 1872.

Notes for MARGARET PFINGSTAG:
After both her parents died in 1873, Margaret was raised in Mansfield, Ohio.

3. JACOB3 DENIG (GEORGE W.2, JOSEPH1) was born August 19, 1854 in Ohio (Van Wert Co?), and died December 02, 1931 in Ohio (Van Wert Co?). He married ELIZABETH WILT. She was born April 1858 in Ohio.

More About JACOB DENIG:
Cause of Death: arterial sclerosis
Occupation: farmer
       
Children of JACOB DENIG and ELIZABETH WILT are:
9.       i.       FLORA ELLA4 DENIG, b. July 29, 1881, Tully Twp, Van Wert Co,Ohio; d. February 18, 1967, East Gilead, Branch Co., Michigan.
       ii.       CLARA ROSE DENIG, b. September 1885, Ohio; d. December 1948.

Notes for CLARA ROSE DENIG:
Remained single.
Burial: I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio


4. ELIZABETH3 DENIG (GEORGE W.2, JOSEPH1) was born 1858 in Ohio, and died 1925 in Maple Rapids, Michigan?. She married DOUG COLE in Maple Rapids, Michigan?.
       
Children of ELIZABETH DENIG and DOUG COLE are:
       i.       FRANK4 COLE, b. Abt. 1880.

Notes for FRANK COLE:
Frank Cole was a dentist in New York, NY.

       ii.       CHARLES COLE, b. Abt. 1882; d. 1940, Washington DC.

Notes for CHARLES COLE:
Charles Cole was a dentist in Washington, DC.

       iii.       MAUDE COLE, b. 1885, Ohio; d. 1972; m. CLAUDE CROOK.
       iv.       MARY COLE, b. Abt. 1887. Never married.

5. ABRAHAM3 DENIG (GEORGE W.2, JOSEPH1) was born October 10, 1860 in Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio, and died April 20, 1932 in Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio. He married MARY A. GLASS. She was born October 1862 in Ohio, and died September 1953 in Ohio.

More About ABRAHAM DENIG:
Cause of Death: cerebral hemorage
       
Children of ABRAHAM DENIG and MARY GLASS are:
       i.       ARTHUR4 DENIG, b. March 1884, Ohio; d. February 1957; m. DOROTHY HART, Aft. 1902; b. August 07, 1894; d. April 1993, Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio.
       ii.       CORA A DENIG, b. January 1886, Ohio; d. 1958; m. JOHN REDLINGER, b. October 29, 1882; d. January 1985, Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio.
       iii.       NELLIE M DENIG, b. September 1887, Ohio; d. September 1969; m. EDSON CRITES.
10.       iv.       WILLIAM G. OR W. DENIG, b. January 1890, Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. 1960, Ohio.

6. JOHN P3 DENIG (GEORGE W.2, JOSEPH1) was born April 1864 in Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio, and died 1942 (in Florida?). He married FRANCIS A KIENZLE. She died April 1937.

More About JOHN P DENIG:
Occupation: house mover
       
Children of JOHN DENIG and FRANCIS KIENZLE are:
       i.       WILMA J4 DENIG, b. January 26, 1884, Ohio; d. February 1978, Miami, Dade Co, Florida.

Notes for WILMA J DENIG:
Jennie Denig Jones wrote in October 1979 that Wilma Denig moved to Florida "years ago"

       ii.       DONALD F DENIG, b. December 1885, Ohio; d. Florida.

Notes for DONALD F DENIG:
According to Jennie Denig Jones' letter of October 1979, Donald F. Denig moved to Florida "years ago"

       iii.       ADDA DENIG, b. April 1888, Ohio; d. Florida.

Notes for ADDA DENIG:
In October 1979, Jennie Denig Jones wrote that Adda moved to Florida "years ago."



7. JOSEPH FRANCIS3 DENIG (GEORGE W.2, JOSEPH1) was born April 01, 1866 in Van Wert Co, Ohio, and died November 18, 1907 in Van Wert Co, Ohio. He married ROSE WILT. She was born 1870, and died 1945.

Notes for ROSE WILT:
1910 Ohio census, Van Wert County lists Rose's age as 40. She and 3 sons (Frank, Russell and Paul) were living with Lawrence Knight who married her daughter, May.
       
Children of JOSEPH DENIG and ROSE WILT are:
       i.       MAY4 DENIG, b. 1891; d. 1913; m. LAWRENCE KNIGHT, Bef. 1910, Van Wert County?, Ohio.

More About MAY DENIG:
Cause of Death: tuberculosis

11.       ii.       FRANK DENIG, b. Bet. 1895 - 1896, Ohio; d. 1952, Ohio?.
12.       iii.       RUSSELL DENIG, b. May 13, 1899, Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. May 1972, Van Wert Co, Ohio.
13.       iv.       PAUL DENIG, b. 1905, Ohio; d. 1978, Ohio?.


8. WILLIAM EDWARD3 DENIG (GEORGE W.2, JOSEPH1) POSTED PREVIOUSLY TO THIS PAGE.


Generation No. 3

9. FLORA ELLA4 DENIG (JACOB3, GEORGE W.2, JOSEPH1) was born July 29, 1881 in Tully Twp, Van Wert Co,Ohio, and died February 18, 1967 in East Gilead, Branch Co., Michigan. She married WELBY GORDON HERL November 17, 1910 in Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio. He was born September 11, 1884, and died November 1978 in Michigan.

Notes for FLORA ELLA DENIG:
Birth record: LDS film #538251, p. 27, ref. 4328.

Notes for WELBY GORDON HERL:
Son of John Alexander Herl and Mary King.

Marriage Notes for FLORA DENIG and WELBY HERL:
Marriage record: LDS Batch #8017101, sheet 13.
       
Children of FLORA DENIG and WELBY HERL are:
       i.       ORLEN AUGUST5 HERL m. RUBY HOOVER.
       ii.       ROSE ELIZABETH HERL, m. SAMUEL EASTERDAY.

10. WILLIAM G. OR W.4 DENIG (ABRAHAM3, GEORGE W.2, JOSEPH1) was born January 1890 in Van Wert Co, Ohio, and died 1960 in Ohio. He married LELA ALLEN Bef. 1916. She died April 1926.
       
Child of WILLIAM DENIG and LELA ALLEN is:
       i.       WARD5 DENIG, b. June 03, 1916, ? Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. April 1973, Ohio.

Notes for WARD DENIG:
This might be the Ward Denig who worked as a pharmacist at Mansfield General Hospital, Mansfield
Ohio a few years before 1980.

11. FRANK4 DENIG (JOSEPH FRANCIS3, GEORGE W.2, JOSEPH1) was born Bet. 1895 - 1896 in Ohio, and died 1952 in Ohio?. He married RUTH GRIBLER. She was born June 05, 1897, and died March 10, 1989 in Worthington, Franklin Co, Ohio.

Notes for RUTH GRIBLER:

Ruth Gribler Denig lived in Cincinnati in 1978
Residence zip code for social security benefits was 430850- Worthington, OH
       
Children of FRANK DENIG and RUTH GRIBLER are:
       i.       ROBERT F5 DENIG, b. May 06, 1917, Ohio; d. June 25, 1996, Asheville, NC; m. JEANNE SCOTT, March 22, 1941; b. July 08, 1919, Missouri?; d. April 1986, Brevard, North Carolina.

Notes for ROBERT F DENIG:
Robert F Denig lived in Moline, Illinois 1977 - 1980 +/-. Retired May 1, 1980, moved to:
175 Glen Cannon Dr, Pisgah Forest, North Carolina 28768. Had corresponded with Brig-Gen Robert Livingston Denig on family trees for several years.

Robert possibly married after Jeanne's death to Mary Katherine Mitchell.

Notes for JEANNE SCOTT:
Jeanne was the daughter of Henry Scott and Ethel Winterton.

       ii.       HAROLD E DENIG, b. May 31, 1919, Ohio; d. September 23, 1990; m. ELIZABETH KLEWIN, b. 1917.

Notes for HAROLD E DENIG:
Harold E Denig lived in Worthington Ohio 1979.

12. RUSSELL4 DENIG (JOSEPH FRANCIS3, GEORGE W.2, JOSEPH1) was born May 13, 1899 in Van Wert Co, Ohio, and died May 1972 in Van Wert Co, Ohio. He married GERALDINE JEROME. She was born December 29, 1904 in Ohio, and died April 1971 in Van Wert Co, Ohio.

Notes for RUSSELL DENIG:
Residence zip code for mailing social security benefits - 43064 - covers Amity, Arnold, Canaan, Darby,
Jerome, Kile, New California, Plain City, Resaca - all in Madison Co, Ohio

More About RUSSELL DENIG:
Cause of Death: automobile accident
       
Children of RUSSELL DENIG and GERALDINE JEROME are:
       i.       JACK5 DENIG, b. March 23, 1923, Van Wert, Van Wert Co. Ohio; d. July 20, 1987, Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, Ohio; m. SHIRLEY F. SCHULTZ, July 11, 1948.

Notes for JACK DENIG:
Jack died from complications of emphysema.

Notes for SHIRLEY F. SCHULTZ:
Shirley was the daughter of Karl and Cleo Miller Schultz.

       ii.       MARCIA DENIG m. JAMES ANDERSON.

13. PAUL4 DENIG (JOSEPH FRANCIS3, GEORGE W.2, JOSEPH1) was born 1905 in Ohio, and died 1978 in Ohio?. He married MARTHA SHAW. She was born 1912, and died 1978.
       
Children of PAUL DENIG and MARTHA SHAW are:
       i.       JOAN5 DENIG m. RICHARD PRICHARD.

More About RICHARD PRICHARD:
Occupation: Barber

       ii.       JANE DENIG, b. 1928; m. (1) JOHN CURTISS who d. 1979; m. (2) LOWELL MURPHEY.




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