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Johann Casper Nesslar

Male 1831 - 1882  (50 years)


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  • Name Johann Casper Nesslar 
    • Johann Casper Nößler son of Johannes Nößler (1802 - 1867) and Margerethe Elisabethe Fleischmann (1810 - 1838) was born in Wernshausen, Saxe-Meiningen, Thuringen, Germany. He was a mid-level (Floßeri) official who rafted logs down the Werra River until the railroad was built through the town in 1858. He, his wife, Christiane, their first child, Karoline Ernestine, and Christiane's parents, Johann Sebastian (1803 - 1879) and Katharina Barbara Elizabeth Malsch (1803 -1881) immigrated to the USA in 1860. They sailed from Hamburg on the barque "Atalanta" leaving March 29, 1860 and arriving in New York May 8, 1860. They arrived in Power's Lake, WI soon after where they were indentured to a relative and saved their money to purchase a farm in Lyons in 1870. They became citizens in 1863. Casper and Christiane died 18 days apart in a smallpox epidemic in Lyons. The original name was Nößler (o with an umlaut and an esset- double s) before they died it was spelled variously as Nesler, Nessler, Nesslar, Noessler, Nosler, etc. after their deaths the children got together and decided on Nesslar which was the closest English pronounciation. They had 8 children: Karoline Ernestine (Carrie), Marguerita Elizabetha (Bessie), Carl Frederick (Charles), Anna Sarah, Reinhold Andreas (Frank), Fredericka, Herrman Wilhelm (William), and Lui (Louis) Casper.
    Nickname Nößler 
    Born 4 Dec 1831  Wernshausen, Thüringen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Feb 1882  Lyons, Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hudson Cemetery Lyons, Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I40  tree1
    Last Modified 19 Jul 2018 

    Father Johannes Nesslar,   b. 19 Apr 1802, Wernshausen, Thüringen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1867, Wernshausen, Thüringen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Margerethe Elisabethe Fleischmann,   b. 3 Mar 1810, Wernshausen, Thüringen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1838, Wernshausen, Thüringen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 19 Apr 1831  Wernshausen, Thüringen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F115  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christiane Malsch,   b. 30 Dec 1830, Wernshausen, Thuringen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1882, Lyons, Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 4 May 1858  Wernshausen, Thuringen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Karoline Ernestine Nesslar,   b. 19 Jan 1859, Wernshausen, Thuringen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Marguerite Elizabethe Nesslar,   b. 11 Oct 1860, Powers Lake, Kenosha County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1955  (Age 94 years)
     3. Carl Frederick Nesslar,   b. 28 Mar 1862,   d. 22 Mar 1947  (Age 84 years)
     4. Anna Sarah Nesslar,   b. 11 Apr 1864,   d. 11 Jan 1935  (Age 70 years)
     5. Reinhold Andreas Nesslar,   b. 19 Dec 1865,   d. 12 Aug 1933  (Age 67 years)
     6. Fredericka Nesslar,   b. 8 Feb 1868,   d. 3 Feb 1869  (Age 0 years)
     7. Herrman Wilhelm Nesslar,   b. 31 Jul 1869, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1939, Darien, Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +8. Lui Casper Nesslar,   b. 3 Feb 1873, Lyons, Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1941, Lake Geneva, Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F20  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart