Descendants of Karl Westermann
Generation No. 1
1. KARL1 WESTERMANN was born Abt. 1864, and died WFT Est. 1896-1955. He married CHRISTINA WFT Est. 1883-1896.
Notes for CHRISTINA:
Note. Fred K. was told by Ella Westerman that Christina Was a cousin to Rigina Jensen who was Ella's mother.
Children of KARL WESTERMANN and CHRISTINA are:
2. i. HENRY HANS KARL FREDERICK2 WESTERMAN, b. June 17, 1892, Copenhagen, Denmark; d. February 23, 1947, Los Angeles, California.
ii. GUNNAR WESTERMANN, b. Private.
3. iii. LAURITS WESTERMANN, b. WFT Est. 1881-1902; d. WFT Est. 1920-1985.
4. iv. WILHELM WESTERMANN, b. 1893; d. 1948.
Generation No. 2
2. HENRY HANS KARL FREDERICK2 WESTERMAN (KARL1 WESTERMANN) was born June 17, 1892 in Copenhagen, Denmark, and died February 23, 1947 in Los Angeles, California. He met ELLA ANINA OBERG Private, daughter of CARL OBERG and JULIA JENSEN.
Notes for HENRY HANS KARL FREDERICK WESTERMAN:
Henry came to U.S. In 1912. Joined Army 1917 and received automatic citizenship. Joined in Monterey or L.A. California. Discharged 1919 in CA. Enlisted same time as David Stocks, they were friends. Henry was a male nurse, Stocks was ambulance driver. Henry had $25.00 in his pocket when he landed in New York. Slept in Central Park several nights. He did not speak English. Employment office sent him to farm in Wisconsin or Minnesota. Worked as a dairy farm hand for board and room. Learned English language and left for California and went to work in Taft. After he was discharged he returned to Denmark. Thrown in jail for avoiding Danish army. Returned to States and sent for Ella Oberg. Ella arrived 11/06/1922 and they immediately married and left for Waynesville, Ohio. (Story of minister and white slave ring) In 1928 Henry moved to Dayton where Henry worked at Delco. Henry received his army bonus in 1932 and purchased a small farm in Waynesville. Children born in Ohio. (See childrens cards) The Westerman family moved to Los Angeles in 1936. Note that in Denmark Westerman was spelled Westermann. Henry died February 23,1947, buried in Angelus Abby, Compton, California.
More About HENRY HANS KARL FREDERICK WESTERMAN:
Comment 1: Changed spelling of name from Westermann
Comment 2: Westerman. (dropped the second n)
Children of HENRY WESTERMAN and ELLA OBERG are:
i. ELLEN MARARETHE3 WESTERMAN, b. May 22, 1924, Waynesville, Ohio; d. March 1926.
5. ii. ELVA MAY WESTERMAN, b. Private.
6. iii. HENRETTA LOUISE WESTERMAN, b. Private.
3. LAURITS2 WESTERMANN (KARL1) was born WFT Est. 1881-1902, and died WFT Est. 1920-1985. He married HULDA WESTERMANN WFT Est. 1895-1919.
More About LAURITS WESTERMANN:
Occupation: Tool and Die Maker
Comment 1: Brother of Henry Westerman, Father of Elva
Comment 2: and Etta Westerman
Children of LAURITS WESTERMANN and HULDA WESTERMANN are:
i. HENRY3 WESTERMAN, b. Private.
More About HENRY WESTERMAN:
Event 1: Private
ii. ELSA WESTERMAN, b. Private.
More About ELSA WESTERMAN:
Event 1: Private
4. WILHELM2 WESTERMANN (KARL1) was born 1893, and died 1948. He married ELSA NANNA OBERG WFT Est. 1912-1937, daughter of CARL OBERG and JULIA JENSEN.
More About WILHELM WESTERMANN:
Occupation: Machinist in shipyard
More About ELSA NANNA OBERG:
Residence: Copenhagen, Denmark
Children of WILHELM WESTERMANN and ELSA OBERG are:
7. i. INGER3 WESTERMAN, b. Private.
ii. KAJ WESTERMAN, b. Abt. 1925; d. Abt. 1926.
8. iii. KAREN WESTERMANN, b. April 14, 1927; d. July 1984.
Generation No. 3
5. ELVA MAY3 WESTERMAN (HENRY HANS KARL FREDERICK2, KARL1 WESTERMANN) was born Private. She met FRED EDWARD KOPPLIN , JR. Private, son of FRED KOPPLIN and WILHELIMINIE HELLER.
Children of ELVA WESTERMAN and FRED KOPPLIN are:
9. i. KRISTINE ANN4 KOPPLIN, b. Private.
ii. JAMES EDWARD KOPPLIN, b. Private.
6. HENRETTA LOUISE3 WESTERMAN (HENRY HANS KARL FREDERICK2, KARL1 WESTERMANN) was born Private. She met GUSTAF ELMER GUSTAFSON , JR Private, son of GUSTAF GUSTAFSON and MARIT NIELSON.
More About GUSTAF ELMER GUSTAFSON , JR:
Occupation: Electronics Technician, Civil Service
Comment 1: Edward AFB,
Comment 2: Halley-Olsen Funeral Chapel, Cremated
Comment 3: Cardiorespiratory Rest due to Refactory n
Comment 4: Congestive Heart Failure
Cause of Death: Heart Failure
Medical Information: Heart disease
Children of HENRETTA WESTERMAN and GUSTAF GUSTAFSON are:
10. i. DAVID HENRY4 GUSTAFSON, b. Private.
11. ii. MARIT GUSTAFSAON, b. Private.
7. INGER3 WESTERMAN (WILHELM2 WESTERMANN, KARL1) was born Private. She met FRED PER JOHANSEN Private.
Children of INGER WESTERMAN and FRED JOHANSEN are:
i. LARS4 JOHANSEN, b. Private.
ii. VIBE JOHANSEN, b. Private; m. GEYER JEGNNES, Private.
8. KAREN3 WESTERMANN (WILHELM2, KARL1) was born April 14, 1927, and died July 1984. She married ERIK PETERSEN WFT Est. 1943-1969.
Child of KAREN WESTERMANN and ERIK PETERSEN is:
12. i. HENNING (KUMMERFELDT)4 PETERSEN, b. Private.
Generation No. 4
9. KRISTINE ANN4 KOPPLIN (ELVA MAY3 WESTERMAN, HENRY HANS KARL FREDERICK2, KARL1 WESTERMANN) was born Private. She met (1) GARY NISHIN THOMASIAN Private, son of LEO THOMASIAN and GINGER THOMASIAN. She met (2) DENNIS S BOTT Private.
More About KRISTINE ANN KOPPLIN:
Child of KRISTINE KOPPLIN and GARY THOMASIAN is:
i. ELIZABETH ALLYSON5 THOMASIAN, b. Private.
Child of KRISTINE KOPPLIN and DENNIS BOTT is:
ii. JENNIFER ANN BOTT5 THOMASIAN, b. Private.
10. DAVID HENRY4 GUSTAFSON (HENRETTA LOUISE3 WESTERMAN, HENRY HANS KARL FREDERICK2, KARL1 WESTERMANN) was born Private. He met BETTY ?? GUSTAFSON Private.
Child of DAVID GUSTAFSON and BETTY GUSTAFSON is:
i. GRETA ?5 GUSTAFSON, b. Private.
11. MARIT4 GUSTAFSAON (HENRETTA LOUISE3 WESTERMAN, HENRY HANS KARL FREDERICK2, KARL1 WESTERMANN) was born Private. She met (1) MARTY PAY Private. She met (2) STEVE DROWN Private.
Children of MARIT GUSTAFSAON and MARTY PAY are:
i. STACY5 PAY, b. Private.
ii. <UNNAMED>, b. Private.
Children of MARIT GUSTAFSAON and STEVE DROWN are:
iii. JAMIE5 DROWN, b. Private.
iv. KARIE DROWN, b. Private.
12. HENNING (KUMMERFELDT)4 PETERSEN (KAREN3 WESTERMANN, WILHELM2, KARL1) was born Private. He met ILSE KUMMERFELDT Private.
Children of HENNING PETERSEN and ILSE KUMMERFELDT are:
i. JANNIE5 KUMMERFELDT, b. Private.
ii. BERITH KUMMERFELDT, b. Private.