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Ancestors of William Martin McDonald

Generation No. 4


      8. John Walter McDonald, born Abt. 1867 in Ohio; died 1926 in Texas. He was the son of 16. Lt. Colonel John Claiborne McDonald and 17. Paulina Platt. He married 9. Elizabeth Katherine Robertson in Florida.

      9. Elizabeth Katherine Robertson, born 25 Sep 1876 in Va.; died 27 Dec 1957 in Hillsboro, Texas. She was the daughter of 18. John Thompson Robertson and 19. Betty S. Dodd.

More About John Walter McDonald:
Burial: Unknown, New Castle, Virginia
Record Change: 22 Feb 2003

More About Elizabeth Katherine Robertson:
Record Change: 22 Feb 2003

Marriage Notes for John McDonald and Elizabeth Robertson:
[William Martin McDonald Jr.ged]

_STATMARRIED
     
Children of John McDonald and Elizabeth Robertson are:
  4 i.   William R. McDonald, born 20 Oct 1898 in New Castle, Virginia; died 30 Mar 1983 in Hillsboro, Texas; married Myrtle Martin.
  ii.   John McDonald, born Abt. 1895 in Florida; died Unknown in Dallas, Texas.


      10. James Will Martin, born 05 Aug 1867 in Sullivan, Mo.; died 23 Jul 1952 in Hillsboro, Tx.. He was the son of 21. Nancy A. Unknown. He married 11. Ida Olivia Thurmond.

      11. Ida Olivia Thurmond, born 14 Oct 1869 in Sullivan, Franklin, Co., Missouri; died 13 Oct 1945 in Hillsboro, Texas. She was the daughter of 22. John Thomas Thurmond and 23. Susan Frances Bell.

More About James Will Martin:
Record Change: 22 Feb 2003

More About Ida Olivia Thurmond:
Record Change: 14 Sep 2003

Marriage Notes for James Martin and Ida Thurmond:
[William Martin McDonald Jr.ged]

_STATMARRIED
     
Children of James Martin and Ida Thurmond are:
  i.   Madalyn Martin, born 29 Jun 1905 in Hillsboro, Texas; died 17 Feb 1974 in Hillsboro, Texas; married (1) James Robert Marshall; born 22 Dec 1900; died 22 Jan 1965 in Hillsboro, Texas; married (2) Gordon Wilkins; died Unknown in Hillsboro, Texas.
  More About Madalyn Martin:
Burial: Unknown, Hillsboro, Texas
Record Change: 15 Sep 2003

  More About James Robert Marshall:
Burial: Unknown, Hillsboro, Texas
Record Change: 15 Sep 2003

  ii.   Garldine Martin, born 16 Feb 1908 in Hillsboro, Texas; died 13 Aug 1929 in Hillsboro, Texas.
  More About Garldine Martin:
Burial: Unknown, Hillsboro, Texas
Record Change: 15 Sep 2003

  5 iii.   Myrtle Martin, born 04 Dec 1898 in Hillsboro, Texas; died 05 Mar 1984 in Hillsboro, Texas; married William R. McDonald.


      12. George Siddons, born 1860; died Unknown in Itasca, Tx.. He was the son of 24. Jefferson Wayne Siddons. He married 13. Clara Brown.

      13. Clara Brown, died Unknown.

More About George Siddons:
Burial: Unknown, Itasca, Tx.
Record Change: 14 Sep 2003

More About Clara Brown:
Record Change: 14 Sep 2003
     
Children of George Siddons and Clara Brown are:
  i.   Robert Franklin Siddons, born in Itasca, Texas; died Unknown in Dallas, Tx.
  More About Robert Franklin Siddons:
Burial: Unknown, Itasca, Tx.
Record Change: 14 Sep 2003

  6 ii.   William Wayne Siddons, born 25 Oct 1887 in Itasca, Texas; died 29 Apr 1969 in Hillsboro, Texas; married Matilda Rose Wieser.


      14. Vincent Ferrer Wieser, born 31 Mar 1837 in Volkertshausen, Baden, Germany; died 13 Jan 1916 in Hico, Tx. He was the son of 28. Franciscus Antonious Wieser and 29. Elizabeth Winter. He married 15. Mary Walburgas Gates 26 Nov 1866.

      15. Mary Walburgas Gates, born 26 Feb 1844 in Huefingen, Germany; died 15 Sep 1927 in Hico, Tx. She was the daughter of 30. Sebastian Goetz and 31. Cecelia Hauser.

Notes for Vincent Ferrer Wieser:
[William Martin McDonald Jr.ged]

BIOGRAPHY: The following information is copied from his business card:

V. F. WIESER
HICO, TEXAS
______________

President HICO COMPRESS COMPANY, (Inc.)
President HICO ICE & COLD STORAGE COMPANY, (Inc.)
President HICO ELECTRIC LIGHT & POWER COMPANY (Inc.)
President DUBLIN MILL & ELEVATOR COMPANY (Inc.)
President STAMFORD and HAMLIN MILL & ELEVATOR CO., (Inc.)
President MUNDAY MILL & ELEVATOR COMPANY, (Inc.)
Vice-President HICO NATIONAL BANK, Hico, Texas
Secretary J.F. WIESER & COMPANY, Hico, Texas

Vincent Ferrer Wieser was born March 31, 1831 in Germany to parents, Anton and Elizabeth Wieser. Leaving Germany in 1855 and arriving in New York State January 1, 1856, the family went to Williamsport, Indiana until March, 1857, then settled on a farm four miles west of Independence, Iowa.

Vincent married Mary Goetz (Gates) who was also born in Germany, and they and their family lived in Otterville, Iowa, northwest of Independence where they operated a grist mill until moving to Texas in 1895.

Their ten children, Clare E., Joseph F., Anna E., Henry M., Frances C., Frank A., Nettie, Mary A., Ida E., and Matilda R., were born in Independence, Iowa but are all buried in Texas.

The Wieser home in Hico was built about 1900 and has been recently restored.



[Mark Wieser.ged]

Vincent returned to Germany for a visit with relatives in 1910 and made such an impression on cousin (1st. cousin once removed) Joseph Benedikt that he would himself immigrate to the United States to work with Vincent at one of his feed and flour mills in Texas.

More About Vincent Ferrer Wieser:
Burial: Unknown, Hico, Tx
Record Change: 10 Oct 2003

More About Mary Walburgas Gates:
Burial: Unknown, Hico, Tx
Record Change: 22 Sep 2003
     
Children of Vincent Wieser and Mary Gates are:
  i.   Clara Elizabeth Wieser, born 01 Nov 1867 in Independence, Iowa; died 22 Sep 1868.
  More About Clara Elizabeth Wieser:
Record Change: 22 Sep 2003

  ii.   Frank Joseph Wieser, born 07 Feb 1869 in Independence, Iowa; died 30 Jan 1923 in Waco, Tx; married Agnes Casey 02 Jan 1895 in Independence, Iowa; born 1868; died 1948.
  More About Frank Joseph Wieser:
Record Change: 10 Oct 2003

  More About Agnes Casey:
Record Change: 10 Oct 2003

  iii.   Annie Elizabeth Wieser, born 30 Sep 1870 in Independence, Iowa; died 1954 in Hico, Tx; married George H. Anderson 1934 in Hillsboro, TX; died Unknown.
  More About Annie Elizabeth Wieser:
Burial: Unknown, Hico, Tx
Record Change: 11 Oct 2003

  iv.   Henry Martin Wieser, born 22 Oct 1872 in Independence, Iowa; died 07 Jul 1949 in Hamelton, Tx; married Lottie Maloney; died Unknown.
  More About Henry Martin Wieser:
Record Change: 22 Sep 2003

  More About Lottie Maloney:
Record Change: 22 Sep 2003

  v.   Francisca Cecilia Wieser, born 05 Nov 1874 in Independence, Iowa; died Unknown.
  Notes for Francisca Cecilia Wieser:
[William Martin McDonald Jr.ged]

Frances Cecelia later became Sister Mary Vincent and was a nun at Ursuline Academy in Dallas, Texas.

  More About Francisca Cecilia Wieser:
Record Change: 10 Oct 2003

  vi.   Francis Anthoney Wieser, born 18 Jan 1877 in Independence, Iowa; died 08 Aug 1964 in Ft. Worth, Tx; married Pearcie B. Unknown; died Unknown.
  More About Francis Anthoney Wieser:
Record Change: 25 Sep 2003

  More About Pearcie B. Unknown:
Record Change: 10 Oct 2003

  vii.   Mary Anthonette Wieser, born 30 Dec 1878 in Independence, Iowa; died 12 Apr 1973 in Hico, Tx.
  More About Mary Anthonette Wieser:
Burial: Unknown, Hico, Tx
Record Change: 22 Sep 2003

  viii.   Anna Mary Wieser, born 12 Apr 1881 in Independence, Iowa; died 03 May 1957 in Hico, Tx; married Harry Gleason 27 Nov 1907 in Hico, Texas; born 05 Mar 1882 in Texas; died 07 Sep 1934 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  More About Anna Mary Wieser:
Burial: Unknown, Hico, Tx
Record Change: 22 Sep 2003

  More About Harry Gleason:
Record Change: 22 Sep 2003

  ix.   Ida Emilia Wieser, born 17 Apr 1884 in Independence, Iowa; died 09 Apr 1972; married Theodore A. Tunnell; born 1883; died 1947.
  More About Ida Emilia Wieser:
Burial: Unknown, Hico, Tx
Record Change: 11 Oct 2003

  More About Theodore A. Tunnell:
Record Change: 11 Oct 2003

  7 x.   Matilda Rose Wieser, born 06 Dec 1886 in Independence, Iowa; died 07 Jul 1969 in Hillsboro, Tx; married William Wayne Siddons.


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