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Weisel Ancestors of Hesse-Darmstadt (1400-1900)




History and genealogy of the Weisel surname.
Includes spellings of Vonweisel, Weisell, Weissel, Wiysel, and Wysel.

Curiosity about the origins of my Weisel ancestors was the motivation to begin searching for my roots in the spring of 1998. Dates, names, where they came from was unknown, but we did know we were of German descent.

I was successful in tracing my family back to about 1590 in Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany. In the process of this research I have been collecting data and information on other Weisel families from the US and Germany. So I can share this data, I have allocated a portion of this homepage to serve as a forum for the collection and exchange of information for the Weisel surname.

Weisel Y-DNA Surname Project *NEW 12/20/2014
Weisel Archives *Updated 12/21/2014
Weisel Reunions *Updated 5/25/2009
Weisel Surname of Hesse-Darmstadt *Updated 10/1/2000
Johann Daniel Weisel (Muschenheim, 1619-1694) *Updated 4/22/2001
George Michael Weisel (Abt. 1693- Bef. 1770) *Updated 12/20/2014
Weisel/Wiesel/Wiezel/Weizel/Wiseley Broken Branches *Updated 9/8/2002
What's New *Site Updates since 7/23/00
Comments, contributions, and corrections are always appreciated. I hope you will share them with me and other researchers.

You can contact me at:

Bonnie Weisel
3831 Winnemac Avenue
Madison, WI 53711 USA
bonnie@psl.wisc.edu

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Welcome to my Genealogy Homepage!

WEISEL / SCHEPP / DALEN / MOLLERS / HERGES / HIVELY / GILLE are surnames in my ancestry. Here you will find family trees, biographies, photos, and genealogy data gathered with the help of many cousins. This archive of information and photos I hope will give rebirth to those who have long since departed and have been long since forgotten.

For the privacy of living relatives I either do not include family tree data on the internet after about 1900, or if I do include names of any living relatives, their entry contains no personal data. Family members may contact me privately for additional details.

This section is constantly under construction. I would appreciate corrections, new information, photos, biographies, short stories, etc., and feedback regarding content. I still have much more information to add so visit frequently for updates and additions.


My grandparents are: 
      Henry George Weisel and Julia Dalen
      John Joseph Mollers and Grace Emma Hively

My great grandparents are:
      Tobias Wilhelm Weisel and Anna Maria Schepp
      Johannes Dalen and Guri Erlandsdatter
      John Nicholas Mollers and Teresa Herges
      Miles B. Hively and Emma Dorothea Gille
  • Johann Heinrich Weisel Homepage (*Updated 7/22/2000) Sons and grandchildren emigrated to Wisconsin.
  • Mollers Rootsweb Homepage (*New* 12/1/2001) Hubert Mollers immigrated to St. Paul, MN in 1857.
  • Miles B. Hively Homepage (*New* 1/16/2000) Died in a Civil War hospital 3 weeks after only son was born. Descendent of Jacob Hively who immigrated to US in 1749.
  • Donations welcome (obits, biographies, letters, newspaper articles, photos, old records)


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