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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Thursday, July 31, 2014

A Billmeyer Wedding

From the Morrison Co Atlas: Ervin & Louise (VanDerHeyden) Billmeyer & Parents, in 1962.  Ann and Theo Billmeyer most likely the couple next to the groom, with John and Catherine (?) VanDerHeyden next to the bride.

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