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GEORGE PETER WERTS


George Peter Werts was born on November 11, 1801 in Loudoun County, Virginia. He was the third child and first son of (George) Peter Werts and Susannah Huff. His parents were both born in Maryland. On September 20, 1827 he married Margaret Maple, daughter of William B. Maple and Sarah Fuller. She was born December 22, 1808 in Coshocton County, Ohio. Eight children were born to this marriage. Margaret died on May 13, 1851. She was buried in New Hope Cemetery, Adams Township, Muskingum County, Ohio. George married Willimina Swank on September 16, 1852 in Muskingum County. It is unknown if Willimina died or the marriage ended. He then married Mary Shrigley on September 11, 1860 in Coshocton, Ohio. George died on July 29, 1866 in Muskingum County, Ohio with burial in Adamsville, Muskingum County, Ohio.

Cemetery information from: Denny Shirer

Family Information

Father: (George) Peter Werts born July 27, 1773
Mother: Susannah Huff born March 24, 1775
Spouse: (1) Margaret Maple born December 22, 1808
Children:
       Juliann Werts born June 25, 1828
       William Washington Werts born Dec. 25, 1829
       John Jackson Werts born Feb. 6, 1831
       Susannah Werts born Oct. 9, 1831
       Catherine Werts born Apr. 30, 1834
       Mary Jane Werts born March 14, 1835
       Jacob Henry Werts born Aug. 11, 183?
       George Peter Wesley Werts born April 4, 1841
Spouse: (2) Willimina Swank born Unknown
Spouse: (3) Mary Shrigley born Unknown




JULIANN WERTS


Juliann Werts was the first child of George Peter Werts and Margaret Maple. She was born on June 25, 1828 in Muskingum County, Ohio. On January 4, 1849 she married Quincy Adam Shirer in Muskingum County. Juliann died on April 7, 1854.

Family Information

Father: George Peter Werts born November 11, 1801
Mother: Margaret Maple born Dec. 22, 1808
Spouse: Quincy Adam Shirer born Unknown




WILLIAM WASHINGTON WERTS


William Washington Werts was born on Christmas - December 25th - 1829 in Muskingum County, Ohio. He married Louisa Bookless, daughter of David Bookless and Mary Cartmell, on August 24, 1852. Louisa was born April 13, 1834 in Muskingum County. A son and a daughter were born to this union before William died April 7, 1857. Louisa remarried on April 28, 1861 to John Simon in Coshocton, Ohio.

Family Information

Father: George Peter Werts born November 11, 1801
Mother: Margaret Maple born Dec. 22, 1808
Spouse: Louisa Bookless born April 13, 1834
Children:
       George Wesley Werts born Jan. 27, 1853
       Mary Angeline Werts born Feb. 16, 1855


Source of some dates: Gary Virts




JOHN JACKSON WERTS


John Jackson Werts was born on February 6, 1831 in Muskingum County, Ohio. On May 28, 1854 he married Esther Ann Wymer. Six children were born to this union. Before he died on October 27, 1901, John moved to Russell, Lucas County, Iowa. He was buried there.

Family Information

Father: George Peter Werts born November 11, 1801
Mother: Margaret Maple born Dec. 22, 1808
Spouse: Esther Ann Wymer born Unknown
Children:
       John Quincy Werts born June 2, 1855
       George Newton Werts born Sep. 11, 1856
       Mary Ebeline Werts born Sep. 1, 1857
       Lydia Jane Werts born April 11, 1859
       Alfred Riley Werts born Aug. 17, 1860
       Jacob Leonard Werts born March 3, 1862




SUSANNAH WERTS


Susannah Werts was born on October 9, 1831 in Muskingum County, Ohio. It appears that she married the man her older sister, Juliann, had been married to - Quincy Adam Shirer - on September 6, 1855 in Coshocton, Ohio. It is presumed that Juliann died prior to the marriage if this information is accurate.

Family Information


Father: George Peter Werts born November 11, 1801
Mother: Margaret Maple born December 22, 1808
Spouse: Quincy Adam Shirer born Unknown




MARY JANE WERTS


Mary Jane Werts was born on March 14, 1835 in Muskingum County, Ohio. She married Jacob Kerns Vinsel on November 11, 1852 in Muskingum County. She died on March 5, 1917 in Russell, Lucas County, Iowa and was buried in the Russell Cemetery there. It is unknown if there were any children from this marriage.

Family Information

Father: George Peter Werts born November 11, 1801
Mother: Margaret Maple born December 22, 1808
Spouse: Jacob Kerns Vinsel born Unknown




JACOB HENRY WERTS


Jacob Henry Werts was born on August 11, 1835 in Muskingum County, Ohio. He married Sophia Ana Sims on November 26, 1857 in Muskingum County. Two children were born to this union. Jacob died on June 8, 1919 in Lucas County, Iowa. He was buried in Russell, Lucas County, Iowa.

Family Information

Father: George Peter Werts born November 11, 1801
Mother: Margaret Maple born December 22, 1808
Spouse: Sophia Ann Sims born Unknown
Children:
       William Leonard Werts born Feb. 4, 1860
       Mary Catherine Werts born June 29, 1863




MARY ANGELINE WERTS


Mary Angeline Werts

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