This branch of the Austrian Hesch family is descended from Johann Hesch and his wife Marya (Schlinz) Hesch, who came to America from Oberschlagles, Bohemia with three sons: Paul, Mathias, and Anton. +++Johann & Marya settled in Buffalo County, Wisconsin but moved to Pierz, Mn in about 1885. .+++Mathias settled in Waumandee, Wisconsin and moved to Pierz in 1911. +++Anton never married but farmed with his dad in Agram Township, where he died in 1911.+++And Paul, my great grandfather, settled five miles away, in Buckman, Minnesota. He died there in 1900.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Theodore Anton Hesch 1888-1982

~26th of May, 1920~
This elegant couple is Theodore Anton Hesch and Rosalia Kunigunda Dehler on their wedding day in May, 1920, in Buckman, Mn. He was 31 and she was 29. Woodrow Wilson was President, The Spanish Flu Epidemic and WWI were over, and the Great Depression was 10 years in the future.

They were raised on adjoining farms in Buckman, so he married "the girl next door"

Both of them in the 1950's.....

(From this photo)....

(Same time frame)........

...and in 1960, at his brother Antons' 50th Wedding Anniversary celebration.

They'd been married for 61 years when Rose died in February of 1981. Ted died a year later, in June of 1982.

(Photo credits: Judy, Irene and SUE!)

1 comment:

  1. Oh, and the Ephemeral Florist just LOVES that wedding bouquet!