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Wedding Register of the Elsasser Congregation


A set of records beginning in the 1840s when the congregation was founded by a group of Pennsylvania Germans until the 1880s when it comprised nearly all Alsatian immigrants and their descendants has been transcribed from the original Gothic handwriting and then translated from German into English is in the possession of the Yates County Historian's Office. Among them are 74 weddings. The register has been transcribed for this site, and indexed; each wedding has had a number added to it, with a date span as follows:

27 September 1846 - 16 November 1850 #s 1 - 9

7 November 1856 - 6 March 1858 #s10 - 18

22 August 1858 - 2 June 1861 #s19 - 29

23 November 1862 - 1872 #s 30 - 45

16 December 1874 - 21 January 1885 #s 46 - 74

Below is a an alphabetical list of grooms and brides. The number following each name is the chronological number of the wedding. Please follow the link to the actual transcription of the register.


Index of Grooms



Adams Frederick 50
Becker Frederick 61
Beilharz Johann J 41
Bender Georg 8
Bergstresser Heinrich 34
C-- H-- 4
Christensen Peder 68
Dindorf Philipp 22
Ebsen Claus Anton Wilhelm 30
Faulstich Georg 6
Faulstick Philipp Heinrich 39
Fenner Georg 15
Finger William R 57
Frederich Georg 16, 33
Frey Benjamin 24
Frey Eugene O 59
Haushalter Jacob 1
Hermann George 56
Hermann Philipp Heinrich 52
Herrmann Georg 7
Hertel William H 74
Hey Martin 32
Hey Michael 53
Himer Egedius 19
Hunt Samuel M 26
Jacobsen Soren Peter 69
Jensen Lauritz Peter 70
Jones Martin J 73
Ketterer Georg 2
Kindelberger Jacob 66
Koehler Friedrich 46
Kofler Georg 25
Kofler Heinrich 9, 10, 29
Kohler Heinrich 23
Kuhny John 21
Kuney Lawson 54
Lauer Charles H 63
Lazarus Daniel 17
Lazarus George 58
Lazarus Heinrich 42
Mertz Michale 47
Naxel Christopf 27
Oehlmann Wilhelm 55
Oswald Friedrich 40
Oswald Georg 11
Oswald Ludwig 37, 44
Oswald Philipp 48
Reifsteck Heinrich 20
Schnepp Louis 72
Schnepp Phil. 18
Schweikhard Daniel 43
Schweickhard Philipp 38
Schweickhardt Georg 12, 14
Secor James R 5
Seidel Friedrich 51
Seidel Heirick 35
Seidel Michael 36
Simpson Robert 45
Smith Jacob 64
T---- John 28
Tomion Charles Edward 60
Tomion William Henry 67
Voak R Watson 62
Walter Alonzo 49
Wayand William John 71
Werle Ludwig 13
Werly Michael 3
Werly Philip L 65
Wettling Georg 31

Index of Brides



Adam Carolina 48
Andersen Petrea 70
Anderson Albertina 69
Back Salome 17
Balis Lavinia 24
Bender Barbara 7
Bender Margar. 13
Bergstresser Barbara 10
Bergstresser Carolina 37
Bergstresser Catharina 40
Bergstresser Elisabeth 25
Burg Magdalena 53
Faul Charlotte 20
Faul Elisabeth 27
Faulstick Magdalena 38
Fenner Magdalena 3
Frey Mary Anna 58
Frey Salomea 15
Genon Katharina 12
Giesy Louisa 11
Giesy Magdal. 18
Goodsell Salome 65
Herman Emilie 54
Hermann Louisia 46
Herrmann Margaretha 34
Hirleman Carolina E 71
Holtzel Barbara 4
Holtzel Christina 5
Jones Alica Louisa 67
Ketterer Amelia 57
Ketterer Carolina 39
Ketterer Elisabetha 42
Ketterer Kath. Elis. 16
Ketterer Marie 44
Ketterer Salomea 14
Kofler Barbara 6
Lazarus Carolina 31
Lazarus Christina 35
Lazarus Hellen 49
Lazarus Magdalena 1
Lazarus Marg. 51
Lux Magdalena 66
Mariane Dorothea 29
Martin Elisabetha 2
Mead Mary Elisabeth 26
Meuler Annie E 60
Nielsen Anna Maria 68
Oehlmann Bertha 55
Plete Sarah Ann 21
Schall Christiana 45
Schneider Carrie 63
Schneider Catherine 64
Schweikhard Carolina 8
Schweikhard Elisabetha 43
Schweikhard Eva 47
Schweikhard Louise 33
Schweikhard Magdalena 28
Schweikhardt Salomea 41
Seidel Louisa 30
Stape Caroline 50
Wachshefer Maria 19
Wayand Angelina M 73
Wayand Karolina 52
Wayand Mary 56
Werly Caroline 62
Werly Julia E 74
Werly Susan 59
Wettling Mary 61
Wettling Sara Anna 36
Weyand Luisa 32
Wild Louisa 72
Windnagel Barbara 9
Windnagel Nancy 22
Windnagel Sarah 23


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