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Descendants of Friedrich Wiechmann
 
 
 

Generation One
 

     1.  Friedrich1 Wiechmann was born circa 1830 at Drakenburg, Hanover, Germany. He married Annetta Meyerdierks circa 1851 in Germany. He died circa 1893, at Lilienthal, Germany.
He was also known as Fritz Wiechmann. and Friedrich Wiegmann.

Children of Friedrich1 Wiechmann and Annetta Meyerdierks were as follows:

Generation Two
 

     3.  Diedrich2 Wiechmann (Friedrich1) was born on 21 Sep 1854 at Eickedorf, Germany.  He was baptized on 8 Oct 1854, at Eickedorf, Germany.  He married Gesina Bartels, daughter of Diedrich Bartels and Margarete Frese, on 27 Oct 1877 at Bremen, Germany. He died circa 1895, at Bremen, Germany.
He was also known as Diedrich Wiegmann.

     Children of Diedrich2 Wiechmann and Gesina Bartels were as follows:

     7.  Katie2 Wiechmann (Friedrich1)  was born in Germany. She married August Schultz. She immigrated in 1882 to Halstad, Kansas, USA.  She died in USA.
     

     Katie2 Wiechmann and August Schultz had 7 children including:

     8.  Christian2 Wiechmann (Friedrich1) was born on 21 May 1865 at Huxfeld, Germany. He immigrated in 1882 to Halstad, Kansas and in 1892 moved to Manitoba. He died in 1955, in Manitoba.
     

     Children of Christian2 Wiechmann and Flora McIvor were as follows:

Generation Three
 

     11.  Meita3 Wiechmann (Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born in 1882 at Bremen, Germany. She married Carl Berger, son of (--?--) Berger, in 1900 at Kansas. She died, at USA.
     She immigrated circa 1896 to Halstad, Kansas.

     Children of Meita3 Wiechmann and Carl Berger were as follows:

     12.  Diedrich3 Wiechmann (Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born circa 1878 at Germany. He died circa 1968, at Germany.

     Children of Diedrich3 Wiechmann and Wilma (--?--) were:

     13.  Johanna Anneta3 Wiechmann (Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 25 Jan 1880 at Bremen, Germany.  She married Frances James Harper, son of James Harper and Elizabeth Ann Thompson, on 8 Jun 1904 at Rathwell, South Norfolk, Manitoba.  She died on 21 Dec 1956, at Kinistino, Saskatchewan, at age 76.  She was buried on 24 Dec 1956, at Kinistino Cemetery, Kinistino, Saskatchewan.
      Her married name was Johanna Anneta Harper. She was also known as Johanna Anneta Wiegmann. She immigrated circa 1896 to Halstad, Kansas, USA. ,  She immigrated after 1901 to Treherne, Manitoba, Canada. ,  She migrated on 9 Jun 1904 to at Port Perry, Ontario.  She migrated in Jul 1905 to at Kinistino, Saskatchewan. ,

     Children of Johanna Anneta3 Wiechmann and Frances James Harper were as follows:

     15.  Hienrich Georg3 Wiechmann (Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 28 Jan 1889 at Germany. He married F Meiners on 31 Oct 1914 at Bremen, Germany. He died in 1965, at Germany.

     Children of Hienrich Georg3 Wiechmann and F Meiners were:

Generation Four
 

     21.  Fred4 Berger (Meita3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 2 Feb 1902 at USA. He married Frieda (--?--) on 27 Aug 1927. He died on 31 Oct 1989, at Tecoa, Washington, at age 87.

     Children of Fred4 Berger and Frieda (--?--) were as follows:

     23.  Hilmer Edward4 Harper (Johanna3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 21 May 1905 at Port Perry, Ontario Co., Ontario. He married Clarisse Peterson on 20 May 1932 at Somme, Saskatchewan. He died on 28 Mar 1981, at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, at age 75. He was buried on 1 Apr 1981, at Norden Lutheran Churchyard, Kinistino, Saskatchewan.

     Children of Hilmer Edward4 Harper and Clarisse Peterson were as follows:

     24.  Gordon James4 Harper (Johanna3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 9 Sep 1906 at Kinistino, Saskatchewan. ,  He married Irene Frances Gilbertson, daughter of Karl Johan Gilbertson and Bertha Stenitta Lovaas, on 9 Nov 1934 at St Andrews United Church Manse, Kinistino, Saskatchewan.  He died on 19 Apr 1956, at Kinistino Hospital, Kinistino, Saskatchewan, at age 49.  He was buried on 23 Apr 1956 at Kinistino Cemetery, Kinistino, Saskatchewan.
     He was a Farmer.

     Children of Gordon James4 Harper and Irene Frances Gilbertson are as follows:

     25.  Florence Mildred4 Harper (Johanna3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 9 Dec 1908 at Kinistino, Saskatchewan. She married Victor Alfred Spencer on 6 Apr 1933 at Kinistino, Saskatchewan.

     Children of Florence Mildred4 Harper and Victor Alfred Spencer all born at Kinistino, Saskatchewan, were as follows:

     28.  Heinz4 Wiechmann (Hienrich3, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 9 Jan 1917 at Bremen, Germany.

     Children of Heinz4 Wiechmann and Anneliese (--?--) were:

Generation Five
 

     29.  Glenn5 Berger (Fred4, Meita3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 18 Nov 1936. He married Bev (--?--) on 20 Dec 1958.

     Children of Glenn5 Berger and Bev (--?--) were as follows:

     30.  Maita5 Berger (Fred4, Meita3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 16 Apr 1942. She married Monte Morgan on 9 Oct 1958 at Tecoa, Washington.

     Children of Maita5 Berger and Monte Morgan were as follows:

     31.  Frances Louise5 Harper (Hilmer4, Johanna3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 7 Feb 1933 at Kinistino, Saskatchewan. She married Ernest Henry Olliffe on 30 Oct 1953. She died on 7 Oct 1991, at Coquitlam, British Columbia, at age 58. She was buried on 12 Oct 1991, at Nordon Lutheran Church Cemetery, Kinistino, Saskatchewan.

     Children of Frances Louise5 Harper and Ernest Henry Olliffe were as follows:

     32.  Clive Edger5 Harper (Hilmer4, Johanna3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 28 Jul 1934 at Kinistino, Saskatchewan. He married Pearl Agnes Cooper on 16 Aug 1955. He died on 2 Apr 1990, at Parksville, British Columbia, at age 55. He was buried on 21 Apr 1990, at Nordon Lutheran Church Cemetery, Kinistino, Saskatchewan.

     Children of Clive Edger5 Harper and Pearl Agnes Cooper were as follows:

     34.  Kenneth Gordon5 Harper (Gordon4, Johanna3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 16 Apr 1937 at at Sec33, Twp46, Rge22, W of 2nd Mer, (near) Kinistino, Saskatchewan.  He was baptized on 12 Apr 1953, at at St Andrews United Church, Kinistino, Saskatchewan.  He married Sylvia Pearl Hill, daughter of George Frederick Eugene Hill and Pearly Mae Leney, on 14 Feb 1959 at at St. Pauls Cathedral, London, Ontario.
     He attended at Viking School, north of Kinistino from  6 Sep 1943. From 29 Oct 1945 he attended Kinistino Public School.  He attendened Kinistino High School from from 1951 and graduated on 29 Jun 1955 .  In 8 Sep 1955 he attended the  Canadian Services College, Royal Roads, at Victoria, B.C.

     Children of Kenneth Gordon5 Harper and Sylvia Pearl Hill are:

     35.  Glenn Victor5 Harper (Gordon4, Johanna3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 29 Nov 1940 at Kinistino, Saskatchewan. He married Karen Heather Middleton on 30 Jul 1966 at Kinistino, Saskatchewan. He and Karen Heather Middleton were divorced circa 1983.

     Children of Glenn Victor5 Harper and Karen Heather Middleton were as follows:

     37.  Patricia5 Spencer (Florence4Harper, Johanna3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 22 Jul 1940 at Kinistino, Saskatchewan. She married Archie William Holowachuk on 23 Jul 1965.

    Patricia5 Spencer and Archie William Holowachuk  had 1 child:

     38.  Lloyd Victor5 Spencer (Florence4Harper, Johanna3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 7 Oct 1942 at Kinistino, Saskatchewan. He married Joyce Nelson on 31 Mar 1967 at Kinistino, Saskatchewan.

     Children of Lloyd Victor5 Spencer and Joyce Nelson both born at Melfort, Saskatchewan, were as follows:

Generation Six
 

     40.  Kim6 Berger (Glenn5, Fred4, Meita3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 11 Nov 1958. She married (--?--) Small. She and (--?--) Small were divorced.

     Children of Kim6 Berger and (--?--) Small were as follows:

     41.  Thomas Glenn6 Berger (Glenn5, Fred4, Meita3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 23 Dec 1965. He married Kelly (--?--).

     Children of Thomas Glenn6 Berger and Kelly (--?--) were:

     44.  Dave6 Morgan (Maita5Berger, Fred4, Meita3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 30 Sep 1962. He married Ina Borrow in 1997.

     Children of Dave6 Morgan and Ina Borrow were:

     46.  Larry Frederick6 Olliffe (Frances5Harper, Hilmer4, Johanna3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 24 Jun 1954 at British Columbia. He married Lizanne Pouliot in Jul 1978.

     Children of Larry Frederick6 Olliffe and Lizanne Pouliot were as follows:

     47.  Allen Brent6 Olliffe (Frances5Harper, Hilmer4, Johanna3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) married Jacquiline Frouquette on 13 Nov. He was born on 1 Dec 1955 at British Columbia.

     Children of Allen Brent6 Olliffe and Jacquiline Frouquette were as follows:

     48.  Joanne6 Olliffe (Frances5Harper, Hilmer4, Johanna3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 27 Jan 1958 at British Columbia. She married John Pingel on 26 Sep 1981.

     Children of Joanne6 Olliffe and John Pingel were:

     51.  Leanne Clarisse6 Harper (Clive5, Hilmer4, Johanna3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 9 Sep 1957. She married John Frederick Ritter on 9 Jun 1984.

     Children of Leanne Clarisse6 Harper and John Frederick Ritter were:

     52.  Gordon Clive6 Harper (Clive5, Hilmer4, Johanna3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 20 Jul 1959.

     Children of Gordon Clive6 Harper and Kim Ann Harrison were as follows:

     53.  Cheryl Lynne6 Harper (Kenneth5, Gordon4, Johanna3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 13 Mar 1964 at Regina General Hospital, Regina, Saskatchewan.  She was baptized on 6 Jun 1965, at at Chalmers Presbyterian Church, London, Middlesex, Ontario.

     Children of Cheryl Lynne6 Harper and Dean Morton are as follows::

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     54.  Kent Allen6 Harper (Glenn5, Gordon4, Johanna3Wiechmann, Diedrich2, Friedrich1) was born on 15 May 1969 at Lloydminster, Saskatchewan.

     Children of Kent Allen6 Harper and Shannon Wright both born at Regina, Saskatchewan, are as follows:

 
 

Printed on: 21 Apr 1998
Prepared by:
Ken Harper
44 Weston Street
London, Ontario, N6C 1R1

 
Bibliography

 Pilling, Art, In Kelsey's Footsteps, The Land of Good Report (Melfort, Saskatchewan: Phillips Publishers Ltd., 1980).

Armstrong, Jerrold Kinistino, the story of a parkland community in central Saskatchewan (Melfort, Saskatchewan: Phillips Publishers Ltd., 1980).

Gordon Harper and Irene Gilbertson wedding clipping, undated clipping from unidentified newspaper.

Grade XII diploma for Kenneth G Harper, Department of Education, Province of Saskatchewan, 1 Aug 1955.

Harper-Hill. Certificate of Marriage. Issued 14 Feb 1959 by St Pauls Cathedral, London, Ontario.

Invitation to Kinistino High School graduation banquet, graduating class of 1955, 29 Jan 1955.

Invitation to Mr G.J.Harper and Mrs Harper to graduation ceremonies and graduation ball of the Canadian Services College, Royal Roads, 4 May 1956.

Irene Gilbertson, "Calendar/Diary of Irene Gilbertson". 1935; Ken Harper; Canada. Ontario. London. 44 Weston St...

Letter. 26 Aug 1955, from Captian John A Charles  The Commandant, to Kenneth G Harper. .

Marriage registration # 428, for Frank Harper and Johanna Wiechmann, filed by the Clerk of the Municipality of South Norfolk, Manitoba, 2 July 1904, photocopy of original document, from Manitoba Family Services, Vital Statistics, 254 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Man R3C 0B6.

Note in the handwriting of Johanna Wiechmann, written to her children, correcting their birth dates, 1948.

Ontario Vital Statistics, Registrar General, Thalia Elisabeth Morton Harper, Birth Certificate.

Report card for Kenneth G Harper,  Grade III, Kinistino School # 42, 1945-1946.

Royal Canadian Air Force discharge papers for Kenneth Gordon Harper, 31 May 1956, Department of National Defence, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Saskatchewan, Kinistino United Church, Certificate of Baptism for Kenneth Gordon Harper, issued 12 Apr 1953 by Rev.George W. Wright, Kinistino, .

Saskatchewan, Regina, Department of Public Health, Registrar General,  Kenneth Gordon Harper birth certificate.

Saskatchewan, Regina, Division of Vital Statistics, Department of Public Health, Cheryl Lynne Harper, Birth Certificate.

The Kinistino Post (Kinistino, Saskatchewan),  25 Feb 1959.

The Kinistino Post, Kinistino, Saskatchewan,  2 Jan 1957.

The Kinistino Post, Kinistino, Saskatchewan, 25 Apr 1956.

The London Free Press (London, Ontario), Feb 1959.

Wiegmann (Wiechmann), Diedrich, Auszug ans dem Geburts und Tanfbundje, 8 Oct 1854.  [Photocopy of document given to writer by subjects Grandson, Diedrich Wiechman, Bremen, Germany, March 1983].