Descendants of Joseph Denig
Generation No. 1
1.JOSEPH(1) DENIG was born Bef. 1800 in Germany, and died Unknown.
Child of JOSEPH DENIG is:
2. i. GEORGE W(2) DENIG, b. 1821, Germany; d. October 13, 1868, Convoy, Van Wert Co?,
Generation No. 2
2.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 Barbara.They first appear on the census of Van Wert County in 1860; they owned a farm outside Convoy in 1870 & 1880.Rachel's place of origin was Rhine/Pfalz and her maiden name might have been Profit, with possible brothers Jacob and Phillip.
Notes for RACHEL ???:
Her parents were born in Baden, Germany.
Whenever Rachel signed official documents she used the 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 known 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 interestI therefore devise that Leobold
Faber shall have no interest in my property whatever.
In testimony hereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 2nd day of September in the year
Bridget D. Crillers(?)
Children of GEORGE DENIG and RACHEL ??? are:
i. BARBARA(3) DENIG, b. 1848, Germany; d. February 25, 1873, Van Wert Co, Ohio; m.
Notes for BARBARA DENIG:
Had 5 children.
3. ii. ANNA DENIG, b. 1850, Ohio; d. December 05, 1873, Van Wert Co, Ohio?.
4. 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.
5. vi. ELIZABETH DENIG, b. 1858, Ohio; d. 1925, Maple Rapids, Michigan?.
vii. GEORGE DENIG, b. 1859, Ohio; d. June 01, 1868.
6. viii. ABRAHAM DENIG, b. October 10, 1860, Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. April 20,
1932, Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio.
7. ix. JOHN P DENIG, b. April 1864, Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. 1942, ?Florida?.
8. x. JOSEPH FRANCIS DENIG, b. April 01, 1866, Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. November 18,
1907, Van Wert Co, Ohio.
9. xi. WILLIAM EDWARD DENIG, b. June 01, 1868, Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. July 07,
1942, Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio.
Generation No. 3
3.ANNA(3) DENIG (GEORGE W2, 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.
Children of ANNA DENIG and PETER PFINGSTAG are:
i. WILLIAM GEORGE(4) 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..
4.JACOB3 DENIG (GEORGE W2, 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.
Children of JACOB DENIG and ELIZABETH WILT are:
10. 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:
5.ELIZABETH3 DENIG (GEORGE W2, JOSEPH1) was born 1858 in Ohio, and died 1925 in
Maple Rapids, Michigan?.She married DOUG COLE Maple Rapids, Michigan?.He
was born Abt. 1858.
Children of ELIZABETH DENIG and DOUG COLE are:
i. FRANK4 COLE, b. Abt. 1880; d. Unknown.
Notes for FRANK COLE:
Was a dentist in New York, NY
ii. CHARLES COLE, b. Abt. 1882; d. 1940, Washington DC.
Notes for CHARLES COLE:
Was a dentist in Washington, DC.
iii. MAUDE COLE, b. 1885, Ohio; d. 1972; m. CLAUDE CROOK, b. Abt. 1885,
iv. MARY COLE, b. Abt. 1887.
Notes for MARY COLE:
6.ABRAHAM3 DENIG (GEORGE W2, 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 Bet. 1882 - 1883.She was born October 1862 in Ohio, and died September 1953 in
Children of ABRAHAM DENIG and MARY GLASS are:
i. ARTHUR4 DENIG, b. March 1884, Ohio; d. February 1957; m. DOROTHY HART, Aft.
1902; b. Abt. 1884; d. 1991, 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, b. Abt. 1887, Ohio?.
11. iv. WILLIAM G. OR W. DENIG, b. January 1890, Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. 1960, Ohio.
7.JOHN P3 DENIG (GEORGE W2, JOSEPH1) was born April 1864 in Convoy, Van Wert Co,
Ohio, and died 1942 in ?Florida?.He married FRANCIS A KIENZLE.She was born
Abt. 1864, and died April 1937.
Children of JOHN DENIG and FRANCIS KIENZLE are:
i. WILMA J4 DENIG, b. January 26, 1884, Ohio; d. February 1978, Miami, Dade Co, Florida.
ii. DONALD F DENIG, b. December 1885, Ohio; d. Unknown, Florida.
iii. ADDA DENIG, b. April 1888, Ohio; d. Unknown, Florida.
8.JOSEPH FRANCIS3 DENIG (GEORGE W2, 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 were living with
Lawrence Knight who married her daughter.
Children of JOSEPH DENIG and ROSE WILT are:
i. MAY4 DENIG, b. 1891; d. 1913; m. LAWRENCE KNIGHT, Bef. 1910, Van Wert County?,
Ohio; b. Bef. 1895.
Notes for MAY DENIG:
On the 1910 census of Van Wert County, Ohio, Rose Denig was living in the household of
Lawrence Knight, her son-in-law.Also living there were her sons Frank, Russell and Paul.As this
daughter was married, she would have been older that any of the 3 brothers listed.
12. ii. FRANK DENIG, b. Bet. 1895 - 1896, Ohio; d. 1952, Ohio?.
13. iii. RUSSELL DENIG, b. May 13, 1899, Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. May 1972, Van Wert Co,
14. iv. PAUL DENIG, b. 1905, Ohio; d. 1978, Ohio?.
9.WILLIAM EDWARD3 DENIG (GEORGE W2, JOSEPH1) was born June 01, 1868 in
Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio, and died July 07, 1942 in Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio.He married
ADDIE KIENZLE Aft. 1890 in ?Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio.She was born August 1869 in
?Van Wert Co, Ohio?, and died February 13, 1923 in Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio.
Notes for ADDIE KIENZLE:
Death record is in Ohio Vital Statistics Vol 4102 cert #15055.
Children of WILLIAM DENIG and ADDIE KIENZLE are:
i. GEORGE4 DENIG, b. March 1892, ?Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. 1960, ?Convoy, Van
Wert Co, Ohio.
ii. WALTER DENIG, b. December 1893, ?Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. 1953.
iii. MARVIN DENIG, b. November 1897, ?Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. 1961.
iv. JENNIE DENIG, b. January 18, 1901, Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. August 1984, Van
Wert Co, Ohio; m. WALTER JONES, Unknown; b. March 05, 1897, Ohio?; d. November 05,
1992, Van Wert Co, Ohio.
v. MAURICE DENIG, b. December 26, 1903, Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. July 1965, Fort
vi. MILDRED DENIG, b. 1906, Van Wert Co, Ohio; d. 1967.
vii. WARREN DENIG, b. 1908, Van Wert Co, Ohio.
viii. BERNICE DENIG, b. February 14, 1911, Convoy, Van Wert Co, Ohio.
ix. HELEN DENIG, b. 1915, Van Wert Co, Ohio.
Generation No. 4
10.FLORA ELLA4 DENIG (JACOB3, GEORGE W2, 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