A David LeBreton deed

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Witzell Family in NB Directories

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William E Witzell Northeastern Yearbook Photo 1970

Grandson of Frederick and Esther.

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Aloysius Witzell’s accident-Son of Frederic and Esther

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Shippegan Burials

Name WITZELL, Marguerite Aylward
Born
Died 1855
Age 28 Years
Place of Birth
Place of Death
Relationship
Cemetery Paroisse Saint Jerome, Gloucester County
 
Name WITZELL, Frederick
Born
Died 1832
Age 21 Years
Place of Birth
Place of Death
Relationship
Cemetery Paroisse Saint Jerome, Gloucester County
 
 
Name WITZELL, Anathalie Duguay
Born
Died 1868
Age 50 Years
Place of Birth
Place of Death
Relationship
Cemetery Paroisse Saint Jerome, Gloucester County
 
 
Name MALLET, Martha Witzell
Born
Died 1882
Age 64 Years
Place of Birth
Place of Death
Relationship
Cemetery Paroisse Saint Jerome, Gloucester County
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William Witzell Deed to (William) Frederick Witzell (John’s son)

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William Witzell Deed

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John Doran Witzell Deed

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Frederick Witzell Deed

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John B. Topham Deed

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Deed of James Witzell Sr. to Esther Witzell

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John Topham’s children Baptized

Sarah Topham

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1930 Census of Ally Witzell in Lynn Mass

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Alyward Family in NB Census

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1909 Report of Public Works

A Frederic Witzel on 2nd page for Gloucester County Highway Board. 

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Acadiensis-1908

William Witzell, mentioned in The History of Shippegan

John Topham, mentioned as well

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Shippagan Map

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Esther LeBreton Witzell

Esther LeBreton Witzell in Wayland, Massachusetts-October 3, 1937

 

Esther with daughter Mae

 

Left to right:Esther Smith (granddaughter), Mae Witzell (daughter), Esther LeBreton Witzell, Martha Witzell Smith (daughter),Viola Witzell (daughter in law, Alfred’s wife) and Walter Smith (grandson) in front.

 

Death Record

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Alfred and Mike Witzell 1960

Eva, Mike, Viola and Alfred

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Madeline Witzell 1969

1969 Birthday party-Her 65th-Madeleine (daughter of Fred and Esther) is in purple top.

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Frederic’s & Esther’s kids-December 12, 1944

Top Row: Aloysius Witzell, John David Witzell 

Next: Martha Witzell Smith, Walter Smith, Viola Witzell, and Alfred Witzell holding son George Witzell

Next: Walter Smith Jr,  Mae Witzell and Esther Smith

Next: Alfred Witzell Jr, Claire Witzell

Aloysius, John David, Alfred

Mae  and Martha

 Aloysius and John David
 
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Children of Frederic Witzell and Esther LeBreton

John Francis Luke Witzell  

Born March 13, 1888      

Baptized Jean in Pokemouche on March 22, 1888 

 

Gloucester Co. Birth register

  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marguerite Marie Witzell  

Baptized September 28, 1889-Pokemouche

 
 
 
Index to Birth Record at Provincial Archives of New Brunswick
 
Child WHITZELL, MARGARET MARY
Sex F
Date of Birth 1889 | 09 | 27  (Y-M-D)
Place INKERMAN
County GLOUCESTER
Father WHITZELL, FRANCIS
Mother LEBRETON, ESTHER
Code 15-1-37-1359
Microfilm F14031
 
This is indexed  wrong-It says Francis Witzell and Esther LeBreton
 
 
 Death of Mary Margaret Witzell 
  
1889 Death Returns for Gloucester Co.
 
 
 

  John David Witzell  

Born November 22, 1890, baptized November 23, 1890 

   Index to County Birth Registers

 
 
Child WHITZEL, JOHN DAVID
Sex M
Date of Birth 1890 | 11 | 23  (Y-M-D)
Place POKEMOUCHE
County GLOUCESTER
Father WHITZEL, FREDERIC
Mother LEBRETON, ESTHER
Code 15-1-65-640
Microfilm F14031 

 

1920  Marriage Record Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Groom’s Name: WITZELL, JOHN D  

Bride’s Name: MARY R 

Filed On:10/18/1920  

Married On:10/20/1920 

Book Number:0055  Page Number: 0497 

 
 
 Social Security Death Index
 
Name: John Witzell
SSN:  
Last Residence: 36604  Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States of America
Born: 22 Nov 1890
Died: Jun 1976
State (Year) SSN issued: Louisiana (Before 1951)

  

Grandsons of John David Witzell-two boys in back of photo. 

 

 

 John David’s great grandkids. 

The Southern Witzells. They live in Texas, Louisiana and South Carolina. 

  

Frederick Joseph Witzell             

  

          

 Mary Martina Witzell    

 

 Index to County Birth Registers  

Child WHITZEL, MARY MARTINA
Sex F
Date of Birth 1894 | 09 | 17  (Y-M-D)
Place INKERMAN
County GLOUCESTER
Father WHITZEL, FREDERICK
Mother LEBRETON, ESTHER
Code 15-1-172-905
Microfilm F14031  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003

Name: Martha Smith
Certificate: 031265
Death Place: Wayland
Death Date: 31 Jul 1970
Birth Place: Unknown Nativity

  

Social Security Death Index

Name: Martha Smith
SSN:  
Last Residence: 01778  Wayland, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States of America
Born: 17 Sep 1894
Died: Jul 1970
State (Year) SSN issued: Massachusetts (Before 1951)

  

Joseph Lawrence Alyosius Witzell   

        

   

 Ally to America
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

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al Security Death Index

Name: Aloysius Witzell
SSN:  
Last Residence: 01581  Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America
Born: 5 Sep 1896
Died: Jul 1976
State (Year) SSN issued: Massachusetts (Before 1951)

 

Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003

Name: Aloysius L Witzell
Certificate: 037136
Death Place: Westborough
Death Date: 24 Jul 1976
Birth Place: Canada

 

 Edward Michael Witzell

  

 

  

Photo of Mike Witzell and wife Eva 

 

Alfred Joseph Vincent Witzell

born January 21, 1901

 

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 Alfred Witzell with wife Viola-Wedding November 18, 1935
 
 
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Death Place:
Name: Alfred V Witzell
Certificate: 043636
Death Place: Natick
Death Date: 9 Sep 1980
Birth Place: Canada
Birth Date: 21 Jan 1901
Death Date:  
irth Place:  
Birth Date:  

  

 
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9.   Mary Margaret Witzell

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10.   Mary Jane Witzell  (family called her Mae) 

Aunt Mae was a spunky gal,  came to US,  joined army,  married several times, no children.

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Children of John Witzell and Marguerite Aylward

1.  Frederic William Witzell

Birth Record

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Marriage Record to Esther LeBreton-Pokemouche April 18, 1887

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Death Record

Burial Record-Pokemouche May 1, 1919

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2.   George Witzell

Birth Record-Shippegan Baptized on October 20? 1850

First Page-first entry-just barely make out-of the marriage of John Witzell and Marguerite Aylward.

4th line starts with Aylward.

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Marriage Record-George Witzell & Mary E. Walsh

Newcastle-July 20, 1875-Frederic, his brother was present.

First Page-first entry

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Death Record

3.  James Witzell

Birth Record-Shippegan-doesn’t look like the name James looks like Jacques? Month 23, 1853

First Page-last entry-2nd line bearly make out Marguerite Aylward-1st line John Witzell.

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Marriage Record

Death Record

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Children of William Witzell and Miss Topham

1.  Frederic Guillaume Witzell

Caraquet chuch record-St. Pierre-Aux-Liens-2nd page, first record

Born or Baptisized:October 18, 1811, of the marriage of Guillaume Witzell and says Catherine Topon.

 

Frederic Guillaume Witzell  died June 14, 1832

Shippegan Church Record-St. Jerome, 2nd page-last record, on fourth row, one can make out Juin for June,  records parents as Guillaume Witzell and Mati? Taphan.

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2.  Anne Witzell

Born July 8, 1813-Caraquet Church Record-2nd page 3rd record.

Says-Anne was daughter to Guillaume Witzell who was a merchant of Grand Chipagan, married to Catherine Tophen.

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Anna Witzell and Peter Harding marriage

3.   James Witzell

Baptized Record???

Marriage record

Church Death Record

 
Death Record

 4.   Marthe Witzell

 

Marriage Record

2nd Marriage

Death Record

5.    Marie Witzell

 

Birth Record

 

6.    Elizabeth Witzell

Birth Record

Marriage record

7.     George Witzell

8.     John Doran Witzell

John’s will

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Map of Shippegan

Click on image:

William Witzell-175 acres-right of S in large Shippegan lettering.

Jos or Jas? Witzel-45 acres-above Taylor

Wm Witzell-under Jos?-on route 113

a Ga? Wetzell above Jos? property

Wm Witzell-right of Caribou

Jos.? Witzel-above Shippegan Gully

There are Alyward families located above the Shippegan Gully.

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Map of Pokemouche

Click on image,  look  for:

Fred Witzell-87 Acres in Pokemouche-to the right of E in Inkerman.

John B. Topham-300 Acres in Pokemouche-above the A in Inkerman.

JD Witzell-100 acres-left of I in Inkerman

Next to JD-FJ Witzell- 100 acres

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Mary Jane Witzell Index to Naturalization-1940

Daughter to Frederic and Esther-Aunt Mae

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Mary Jane Witzell in 1931 Natick, Massachusetts Directory

Aunt Mae was married but never had any children, she was a daughter of Frederic and Esther

Mary Jane Witzell in 1931 Natick, Mass. Directory
Mary Jane Witzell in 1931 Natick, Mass. Directory
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William Witzell and Mehetable Topham Marriage record

 William the ancestor

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The Lebretons in the Census

 1891 Census

David on line 19.

 

1881 Census   

David LeBreton is on line 14 2nd page, Esther line 17.

 

 

1871 Census

David on line 14

 

 

 

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1930 Louisiana Census John David Witzell-Son 0f Fred&Esther and Directories

1946 Louisiana

1945 Louisiana

1943 Shreveport

1938 Shreveport

1936 Brueggerhoff’s Shreveport Louisiana Directory

1930 John is on line 84

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David LeBreton&Marie Jeanne Allain Records-Esther’s parents

Tracadie church Marriage record January 3, 1862-Click and look in lower left hand corner

 

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Pokemouche church burial record for David Lebreton-Death date on tombstone May 1, 1894

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Gloucester County return of deathDavid-Number 101-Born in Tracadie.  Died of pneumonia after 4 days.

 

 

David’s Will

 

Pokemouche church burial record for Marie Jeanne (nee Allain) LeBreton-Death date on tombstone-September 17, 1911

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Witzells in the Military

Aloysius WW1 Draft Registration       (Ally was a son of Frederic and Esther)

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Aloysius WW11 Registration-Agnes was his wife not his sister.

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John David Witzell WW1 Draft Registration              (son of Frederic and Esther)

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John David Witzell WW11

John David Witzell Jr. (son of above John)

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Mary Witzell-Daughter of Frederic and Esther Witzell

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For John Witzell 3 in South Carolina line 15

Traveling from Japan to San Francisco 10? day trip in 1950

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Pokemouche Church photos-listing of relatives buried there

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Place : Pokemouche
Date : c 1910

The Parish Immaculée-Conception of Pokemouche was officially created in 1869 to accommodate the Irish settlers who settled in the area in the mid-19th century. The building is still standing today.

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Cemetery is behind the church.

 

 

Name WITZELL, Frederick
Born
Died Apr 29 1919
Age 71 Years
Place of Birth
Place of Death
Relationship
Cemetery Church Of The Immaculate Conception, Gloucester County
Name WITZELL, Esther
Born
Died Dec 10 1937
Age 70 Years
Place of Birth
Place of Death
Relationship
Cemetery Church Of The Immaculate Conception, Gloucester County
Name LEBRETON, David Jean                 (Esther’s dad)
Born 1837
Died May 01 1894
Age
Place of Birth
Place of Death
Relationship h/o Marie Jeanne Allain
Cemetery Church Of The Immaculate Conception, Gloucester County
Name LEBRETON, Marie Jeanne Allain
Born Oct 28 1840
Died Sep 17 1911
Age
Place of Birth
Place of Death
Relationship w/o David Jean Lebreton
Cemetery Church Of The Immaculate Conception, Gloucester County
Name WITZELL, Michael  (son of Frederic and Esther)
Born Oct 02 1898
Died Nov 11 1988
Age
Place of Birth
Place of Death
Relationship h/o Eva Margaret Kenny
Cemetery Church Of The Immaculate Conception, Gloucester County

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Name WITZELL, Eva Margaret Kenny
Born Aug 03 1914
Died Oct 12 1991
Age
Place of Birth
Place of Death
Relationship w/o Michael Witzell
Cemetery Church Of The Immaculate Conception, Gloucester County

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Alfred Witzell Coming to America 1924

Alfred on line 7

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The Witzell Family in Census

1940 Massachusetts Census-

Alfred on line 59

1930 Massachusetts Census

Alfred Witzell living with his sister Martha Witzell Smith

(Alfred #64 and Martha #62 are the children of Frederic and Esther)

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The Witzell Family in the Canadian Census

1911 census   Click line here  Frederic is on line 41

1901 Census-Frederic is on line 22

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1891 Census-Page 2 Line 5 is Frederic Witzell. 

His Uncle James is on Line 9. 

For James’ father and mother it lists Germany & USA for birthplaces of parents.  His parents were the Witzell ancestor William Witzell and Topham wife.

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1881-census-frederic-and-john-and-uncle-james    Click  line Here

John Witzell is on line 4, Frederic on line 5,  2nd census image.

They are living with John’s older brother James. Notice it says for origin German.

1871 Census

Frederick line 19, George and James with their Uncle James in Inkerman . Notice it says German.

 

1861 Census for Shippegan

 John Witzell  number 55  with Frederick, George and James.

John’s brother James on line 54.

Michel Aylward (John’s father in law) on line 51

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

    

 

 

 

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Alfred Witzell-Naturalization 1929

Index to Naturalization

 Declaration of intention

 Petition for Naturalization

 Oath of Allegiance

 

Citizenship papers

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Aylward Family from Le Grand Chipagan, Histoire de Shippagan

Aylward Family

John Witzell, father of Frederic, married Marguerite Aylward.

Our Irish roots

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http://www.newirelandnb.ca/Genealogies-A/Aylward.html Click here  An Irish website about early Irish in New Brunswick including the Aylwards-info from website from book page already posted.

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Witzell and Topham lumber on current Shippagan website

http://www.shippagan.ca/index.cfm/1,135,398,0,html/History

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Photo of Witzell barn behind Frederic and Esther’s home

Alfred and William Witzell, grandsons to Frederic and Esther, on Dempsey a blind horse.

1952

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Photo of Witzell Homestead

Frederic and Esther’s home in Pokemouche

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Frederic Witzell Burial record

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Frederic Witzell and Esther LeBreton marriage record

Church record-Parish of Immaculee-Conception, Pokemouche New Brunswick

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The History of Miscou and Shippegan

The Witzell family in the book The History of Miscou and Shippegan by William Francis Ganong. Reprinted from Acadiensis 1906, 1908.

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William Witzel in map of settlements of Shippegan in 1829-look to left

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Historical map of Shippegan by W.F. Ganong-Witzell property in Shippegan Village, same as above, also Witzell in Abrams Village

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Photo of 4 of Frederic and Esther’s sons

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The History of Caraquet and Pokemouche

Reprinted from Acadiensis 1907

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Historical map of Pokemouche by W. F. Ganong-look for Topham, also Topham or Polly’s Island to the left of South River.

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3 pages from Le Grand Chipagan, Histoire de Shippagen by Donat Robichaud 1976

 

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