I am seeking info and relativesof Louisa Wilhelmina b.Aug. 19, 1848 -Jan 24, 1932. Her parents are Christopher (Fred?)Oelschlaegerborn in Germany in 1809 and died in Hermann, MO in 1851-57 and Henriette Bayer, born May 7, 1809 and died in Burlington IA Oct. 27, 1888 and is buried in the Bazel Cem. Benton Twp, Des Moines, Co. Ia.
Louisa married on Jan. 6, 1866 in Hokah, MN to Constan Fabien Donaldson born in Sweden July 16, 1827/30; after he was killed in MO she married James W. Bazel (born in Agusta W. VA 1832 son of Peter Bazel and Ann Frazier) in Des Moines Co, IA Nov. 29, 1882; married Thomas Simpson in Montrose IA Oct. 17, 1897 and was divorced in Keokuk IA Dec. 16, 1899. Died in Burlington IA Jan. 24, 1932 and is buried at the Denmark Cem. IA.
Louisa had 5 children with Martin Donaldson: Emma Louise 1869-1957; Oscar Frederick 1866-1952; Rosalia (Rose Hattie) 1871-1942; William Henry 1876-? ; Clarence Charles 1880-1880. She and Bazel had 3 children, James Louis 1883-?;Peter Wilson 1885-?; Blanche Ida 1888-1890.
The above information was found and we would like to contact some of the family. Any help will be greatly appreciated. I am a descendant of Louisa & Martin Donaldson; their son Oscar Frederick and Ollie Colyott Donaldson; their daughter Ethel Louise Donaldson and David Franklin Bunch.I am also searching for Oscar's first family before he married Ollie Colyott