Mary Joseph Hessick b. 1806, a widow from Germany with two children, John and George b. 1824, arrived in the US in 1832, with her children. She was in Sandusky, Ohio for a time and met and married John Whitmer. They had two children, Henry and Mary. John Whitmer died, making Mary a widow for the second time. She married again, George Beorger, in 1849 in St. Clair, Illinois. She and George (and family?) lived on a farm near New Athens, St. Clair, Illinois until 1857. She then moved with George Beorger to Carbondale,in southern Illinois where she remained until her death. Who were her parents? What was the full name of her first husband, Mr. Hessick? Who did her children marry?