I just received new details in my search for William Henry Wessel's family, I am looking for his parents and/or siblings. William Henry Wessel was born 09/29/1829 in Hanover, Germany and died 03/14/1919 near Barclay, MD USA. He was married to Eliza Ann Traverse born about 1836 in PA and they were married on 04/05/1855 in Kent County, MD. They had a daughter, Amelia Elizabeth Wessel born about 1868 in QA county, MD and died 01/26/1958.She married John Wesley Story who died 10/07/1933 in Sudlersville, QA CO, MD. Amelia and John were married 06/07/1893 in QA county, MD. They had a daughter, Susie May Story who was born 01/25/1895 and married Arthur Burall.
William Henry Sr. and Eliza Wessel had a son William Henry Wessel Jr. born 1864 in MD and died in 1942 in Elkton, MD. He married Lena Story who was born in 1877 and died in 1930. They had a son William Henry Wessel III born in 1899 in Q.A. county, MD and died in 1958 in Elkton, MD. He married Lillian J. Bland born 03/28/1905 near Church Hill, in QA county, MD and died 09/06/1974 in Wilmington, DE.They had three children: William Perry Wessel, Dorothy Wessel, and Charles Edmund Wessel.
William Henry Jr. and Lena Wessel had another son, Spencer Wessel who married Katherine Mandy Bland. who was born 06/22/1908.