Wilhelm Friedrich Lentz




On December 17, 1857, at ___

To Ernestine Wilhelmine Moll, on April 28, 1881, at ___, Braunschweig.

(bis) to Wilhelmine Caroline Ernestine Albrecht, on November 12, 1886, at the Lutheran Church ___, by H. Anders.

On December 12, 1923, at ___






Helena Matilda Wilhelmine Lentz (b. Oct. 26, 1887), Emma Auguste Ernestine Lentz (b. Oct. 8, 1889), Hermann Wilhelm Ferdinand Lentz (b. Nov. 10, 1890), Albert Heinrich Franz Lentz (b. Sept. 8, 1892, d. infant), Mirjam Auguste Alwine Lentz (b. Mar. 17, 1895), Paul Heinrich Ferdinand Lentz (b. Feb. 2, 1897, d. infant), Elsbeth Margarete Dorothea Lentz (b. Aug. 10, 1898), Franz Ferdinand Edward Lentz (b. June 27, 1901), Agathe Auguste Luise Lentz (b. Aug. 15, 1902), Antonie Caroline Helena Lentz (b. Sept. 16, 1903), Felix Daniel Ferdinand Lentz (b. Apr. 24, 1905), Wilhelm Friedrich Carl Lentz (b. Nov. 24, 1906), Walter Julius Lentz (b. Dec. 16, 1910), Alfred August Lentz (b. Dec. 16, 1910)


Wilhelm Friedrich Lentz was a farmer. He married Ernestine Wilhelmine Moll. The marriage was solemnized by H. Anders, with witnesses F. David and F. Lentz. Ernestine Wilhelmine died two years later. He remarried, this time to Wilhelmine Caroline Ernestine Albrecht (b. Feb. 11, 1869), who was 17 years old at the time. She bore 14 children. She died on July 2, 1958.


 Marriage notice of Wilhelm Friedrich Lentz and Ernestine Wilhelmine Moll, April 28, 1881

Note that Ernestine Wilhelmine Moll signed her name. At the time of marriage, Ernestine Wilhelmine Moll was 20 and Wilhelm Friedrich Lentz was 23.

Source: King William's Town museum, in turn obtained by Ms. Walma Meier in 1997.


 Marriage notice of Wilhelm Friedrich Lentz and Wilhelmine Caroline Ernestine Albrech

The marriage was in the German Lutheran Church, by one H. Anders.


Death notice of Wilhelm Friedrich Lentz


Gravestone of Wilhelm Friedrich Lentz

In Braunschweig.



(1) Name, name of second wife, year of marriage to second wife, number of children by second wife, place of gravestone: information from Ms. Walma Meier of Kingwilliamstown, who informed Lorraine Burger. Information in turn from church records held by the King William's Town museum.

(2) Details about the first marriage: Lorraine Burger's handwritten notes, in turn from the "Braunschweig book", presumably a book held at the King William's Town museum.

(3) Date of second marriage, names of children, children's birth dates: handwritten notes of Lorraine Burger, in turn from the Braunschweig cemetery and from church records.

(4) Date of birth, date of death, second wife's dates of birth and death: Lorraine Burger's observation at the Braunschweig cemetery.

(5) I searched NAAIRS for the name LENZ but she did not appear. I shall search again for LENTZ too.



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