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  (b. 15 April 1824 Württemberg, Germany   d. abt. 1890 Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA )  

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Friedrich Christoph BLESSING (BLEßING) was born 15 April 1824 in Württemberg, Germany. Friedrich Christoph BLESSING (BLEßING) was the child of ?   and   ?

Friedrich Christoph was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1850.

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Friedrich Christoph  married  Caroline Henrietta THEUNERT 20 July 1855 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Caroline Henrietta THEUNERT  was born 15 June 1834 in Marklissa, Silesia, Prussia, Germany (Marklissa, Schlesien, Preußen).  Caroline Henrietta died 18 June 1903 in Meriden, Connecticut, USA.  Caroline Henrietta was the child of Johann Karl Gottlieb THEUNERT and Johanna Rosalie MÄNNIG.

Friedrich Christoph BLESSING (BLEßING) died abt. 1890 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA .

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Born in Kingdom of Württemberg, Germany
son of Christoph Friedrich Blessing and Anna Barabara Schlotterer


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  • Baptism
    Name Christoph Friedrich Blessing
    Event Type Taufe
    Birth Date 15 Apr 1824
    Baptism Date 16 Apr 1824
    Baptism Place Bodelshausen, Württemberg, Deutschland
    Father Christoph Friedrich Blessing
    Mother Anna Barbara Blessing
    Page number29;30
    Author Evangelische Kirche Bodelshausen (OA. Rottenburg)
    City or DistrictBodelshausen
    Household Members
    Christoph Friedrich Blessing
    Anna Barbara Blessing
    Christoph Friedrich Blessing

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  • 1824 Birth
    15 April 1824
    , Württemberg, Germany (Wurttemberg)
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    Frederic Blessing
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  • 1855 Massachusetts Census - Pittsfield
    Taken September 1855

    Chas. Smith, 55, factory operative, b. Germany
    Rhoda Smith, 60, b. Germany
    Frederick Plucing, 31, factory operative, b. Germany
    Henrietta Plucing, 21, b. Germany

    1855 Massachusetts Census
  • 1855 Marriage / Partner
    Friedrich Christoph BLESSING (BLEßING) and Caroline Henrietta THEUNERT 20 July 1855, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
  • 1857 Birth of Child
    Frederick August "Gus" BLESSING was born 8 March 1857, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
  • 1859 Birth of Child
    Heinrich Wilhelm "Henry" BLESSING was born 20 September 1859, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)


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Friedrich Christoph BLESSING (BLEßING) married Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!immigrant flag photo of ancestor  Caroline Henrietta THEUNERT-- Date: 20 July 1855 Place: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910


Caroline Henrietta THEUNERT was the child of Johann Karl Gottlieb THEUNERT and Johanna Rosalie MÄNNIG


Frederick Plasing and Henrietta Smith

He is 31. She is 21. Both are from Pittsfield. He is a factory operative. Both were born in Germany. His father is Frederic Plessing. Her father is Charles Smith. It is the first marriage for both. NOTE: Her last name is listed as Smith. Married by Lemuel Porter, Pastor of Baptist Church.


Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910
groom's name: Frederic Plasing
groom's birth date: 1824
groom's birthplace:
groom's age: 31
bride's name: Henrietta Smith
bride's birth date: 1834
bride's birthplace:
bride's age: 21
marriage date: 20 Jul 1855
marriage place: Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts
groom's father's name: Frederic Plasing
groom's mother's name:
bride's father's name: Charles Smith
bride's mother's name:
groom's race:
groom's marital status:
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race:
bride's marital status:
bride's previous husband's name:
indexing project (batch) number: I09661-4
system origin: Massachusetts-EASy
source film number: 234553
reference number: p 48
source: familysearch.org


Children of Friedrich Christoph BLESSING (BLEßING) and Caroline Henrietta THEUNERT:

Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Frederick August "Gus" BLESSING (b.8 March 1857, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 29 May 1930, Brooklyn, New York, USA )
m. Amelia S "Mame" PAHL (POHL) abt. 1877

Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Heinrich Wilhelm "Henry" BLESSING (b.20 September 1859, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 15 June 1933, Meriden, Connecticut, USA)
m. Sarah LAAGER 5 October 1882 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!flag photo of ancestor  Carl "Charles" Theodore BLESSING (b.9 November 1861, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 26 March 1927, Hartford, Connecticut, USA)
m. Frances Mary "Fannie" MESICK 23 July 1880 in Meriden, Connecticut, USA

flag female ancestor Henrietta Friederika BLESSING (b.11 April 1864, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 15 April 1913, Meriden, Connecticut, USA)
m. James Adam MONAHAN 1885

Ancestor is complete!flag male ancestor Franz "Frank" Erdmann BLESSING (b.20 December 1866, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 1 April 1884, Meriden, Connecticut, USA)

Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!flag photo of ancestor  George Friedrich BLESSING (b.12 June 1869, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 25 January 1938, Colesville, New York, USA )

Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!flag photo of ancestor  Marie Wilhelmina BLESSING (b.25 August 1871, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 28 February 1940, Binghamton, New York, USA)
m. Francis Joseph BOURGARDE 3 September 1896 in Oneonta, New York, USA

Grave has been locatedflag photo of ancestor  Anna Caroline Margaret BLESSING (b.21 February 1874, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 27 December 1946, Meriden, Connecticut, USA)
m. Charles Albert JASSE May 1894 in Meriden, Connecticut, USA

Ancestor is complete!flag baby boy ancestor Herman Carl Heinrich BLESSING (b.12 June 1877, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 9 May 1878, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA )

Ancestor is complete!flag baby girl ancestor Unknown BLESSING (b.6 February 1880, Meriden, Connecticut, USA  d. 7 February 1880, Meriden, Connecticut, USA)



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1824 Birth
15 April 1824
, Württemberg, Germany (Wurttemberg)
Baptism
Name Christoph Friedrich Blessing
Event Type Taufe
Birth Date 15 Apr 1824
Baptism Date 16 Apr 1824
Baptism Place Bodelshausen, Württemberg, Deutschland
Father Christoph Friedrich Blessing
Mother Anna Barbara Blessing
Page number29;30
Author Evangelische Kirche Bodelshausen (OA. Rottenburg)
City or DistrictBodelshausen
Household Members
Christoph Friedrich Blessing
Anna Barbara Blessing
Christoph Friedrich Blessing

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Friedrich Christoph BLESSING (BLEßING)
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Frederic Blessing
Thanks to Fred Porter and Kit Schlageter
Friedrich Christoph BLESSING (BLEßING)
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Frederic Blessing
Thanks to Fred Porter and Kit Schlageter
1855 Marriage / Partner
Friedrich Christoph BLESSING (BLEßING) and Caroline Henrietta THEUNERT 20 July 1855, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
1855 Massachusetts Census - Pittsfield
Taken September 1855

Chas. Smith, 55, factory operative, b. Germany
Rhoda Smith, 60, b. Germany
Frederick Plucing, 31, factory operative, b. Germany
Henrietta Plucing, 21, b. Germany

1855 Massachusetts Census
1857 Birth of Child
Frederick August "Gus" BLESSING was born 8 March 1857, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
1859 Birth of Child
Heinrich Wilhelm "Henry" BLESSING was born 20 September 1859, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
1860 Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts
Frederick Blessing, age 36, weaver, b. abt 1824, Württemberg
Henriette Blessing, age 26, b. Prussia
Frederick Blessing, age 3, b. MA
Henry Blessing, age 4/ 12, b. MA
1860 U.S. Census
1861 Birth of Child
Carl "Charles" Theodore BLESSING was born 9 November 1861, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
1863 - U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865
Name: Ferdinand Blessing
Residence: Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Congressional District: 10th
Age on 1 July 1863: 39
Race: White
Profession, Occupation or Trade: Factory
Place of Birth: Germany
Remarks: Never declared intention

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.; Consolidated Lists of Civil War Draft Registration Records (Provost Marshal General's Bureau; Consolidated Enrollment Lists, 1863-1865); Record ...Read MORE...


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1864 Birth of Child
Henrietta Friederika BLESSING was born 11 April 1864, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
1865 Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts
Frederic Blessing, 41, b. Germany, Weaver
Henrietta Blessing, 31, b. Germany
Frederic Blessing Jr., 8, b. MA
Henry Blessing, 5, b. MA
Charles Blessing, 3, b. MA
Henrietta Blessing, 1, b. MA
1865 Massachusetts Census
1866 Birth of Child
Franz "Frank" Erdmann BLESSING was born 20 December 1866, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
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1869 Birth of Child
George Friedrich BLESSING was born 12 June 1869, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
1870 Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts
Blessing, Frederick, 46, woolen operative, b. Wurtemburg
Henrietta, 36, b. Prussia
Frederick Jr., 13, woolen operative, b. MA
Henry, 10, at school, b. MA
Charles, 8, at school, b. MA
Henrietta, 6, at school, b. MA
Frank, 3, at home, b. MA
George, 1, at home, b. MA
1870 U.S. Census
1870 Witness to Baptism
1870 Baptism ZION'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH OF PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS - BIRTHS AND BAPTISMS, 1860-1923
Theunert, Minna Ernestine
Berkshire Genealogist, Volume 16, Number 4, Fall 1995

30 Jan 1870 - baptism
Witnesses: Frederick Blessing
Johanna Vogel
Augusta Feige
1870 Witness to Baptism
Baptism ZION'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH OF PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS - BIRTHS AND BAPTISMS, 1860-1923
Theunert, Auguste Johanne
Berkshire Genealogist, Volume 16, Number 4, Fall 1995

Baptised 30 Jan 1870
Witnesses: Frederick Blessing
Johanna Vogel
Augusta Feige
1870 Witness to Baptism
Baptism ZION'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH OF PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS - BIRTHS AND BAPTISMS, 1860-1923
Theunert, Hermann August
Berkshire Genealogist, Volume 16, Number 4, Fall 1995

30 Jan 1870 - baptism
Witnesses: Frederick Blessing
Johanna Vogel
Augusta Feige
Naturalization - Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts
Naturalization record:
Blessing Fredrck (Frederick)
Pittsfield, Mass.
29 Vol 1869-1870
Pittsfield Mass Superior Court Berkshire Cty
Country of Birth: Germany
When Born: Apr 15 1824
Date of Naturalization: Oct 28 1870

Source: Index To New England Naturalization Petitions, 1791-1906 (M1299) - Ancestry.com
1871 Birth of Child
Marie Wilhelmina BLESSING was born 25 August 1871, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
1873 Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts
Blessing, Frederick, operative Pontoosuc h do
Pittsfield, Massachusetts Directories, 1873
1874 Birth of Child
Anna Caroline Margaret BLESSING was born 21 February 1874, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
1877 Birth of Child
Herman Carl Heinrich BLESSING was born 12 June 1877, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
1878 Death of Child
Herman Carl Heinrich BLESSING died 9 May 1878, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
1880 Springdale Ave. Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut
Blannig, Fred, 56, laboring, b. Germany
Henrietta, 46, wife, b. Germany
Henry, 21, son, weaver, b. MA
Charles, 18, son, weaver, b. MA
Henrietta, 16, daughter, weaver, b. MA
Frank, 13, son, works in woolen mill, b. MA
George, 11, son, at school, b. MA
Mary, 8, daughter, at school, b. MA
Annie, 6, daughter, at school, b. MA
1880 U.S. Census
1880 Birth of Child
Unknown BLESSING was born 6 February 1880, Meriden, Connecticut, USA
U.S. City Directories > Connecticut > Meriden > 1882-1885 > Meriden Directory For 1883 - Ancestry.com
Page 30
Blessing, Charles T., painter h r 70 Yale
Blessing, Frederick A., emp Miller Bros, h 35 Pratt
Blessing, Frederick C., laborer, h 104 Arch
1884 Death of Child
Franz "Frank" Erdmann BLESSING died 1 April 1884, Meriden, Connecticut, USA
Directories & Member Lists > Connecticut City Directories > Meriden > 1886
Blessing, Charles T., painter, h 205 Hobart
Blessing, Frederick A., emp Miller Bros, h off Middletown road n city line
Blessing, Harriet, widow, Frederick C., h 226 Hobart
Added: 6/5/2008 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 2/9/2021 7:19:59 AM

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