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William Gustaf Wesa

William Gustaf Wesa

Male 1893 - 1979  (85 years)

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  • Name William Gustaf Wesa 
    Born 24 Sep 1893 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Apr 1979  Hibbing,St. Louis County,Minnesota,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Maple Hill Cemetery,Saint Louis County,Minnesota,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Plot MAPLEHILL-1-102-2 e 1/2
    • Plot MAPLEHILL-1-102-2 e 1/2
    William G Wesa grave marker -courtesy R Sherepa, Find A Grave member 47778701
    William G Wesa grave marker -courtesy R Sherepa, Find A Grave member 47778701
    Notes 
    • Listed in 1900 and 1910 census as son of Andrew and Maria (Mary)
    • William Wesa

      in the U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
      U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
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      Name: William Wesa
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 24 Sep 1893
      Death Date: 17 Apr 1979
      SSN: 472093266
      Enlistment Date 1: 26 Jul 1918
      Release Date 1: 3 Jul 1919
    • View 1930 United States Federal Census

      Name: William G Wesa
      Birth Year: abt 1894
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Minnesota
      Marital Status: Married
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Home in 1930: Hibbing, St Louis, Minnesota, USA
      Map of Home: View Map
      Street address: Garfield Street
      Ward of City: Second Precinct
      House Number: 115 1/2
      Dwelling Number: 51
      Family Number: 69
      Home Owned or Rented: Rented
      Home Value: 5
      Radio Set: No
      Lives on Farm: No
      Age at First Marriage: 26
      Attended School: No
      Able to Read and Write: Yes
      Father's Birthplace: Finland
      Mother's Birthplace: Finland
      Able to Speak English: Yes
      Occupation: Miner at
      Industry: Iron Mines
      Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker
      Employment: Yes
      Veteran: Yes
      War: WW
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      William G Wesa 36
      Hilma Wesa 31
      Helen I Wesa 8
      Frances E Wesa 6
    • William Gustaf Wesa
      in the U.S., Army Transport Service, Passenger Lists, 1910-1939

      Name: William Gustaf Wesa
      Departure Date: 13 Jun 1919
      Departure Place: St Nazaire, France
      Arrival Date: 26 Jun 1919
      Arrival Place: Newport News, Virginia
      Residence Place: Menahga, Minnesota
      Address: Rfd #2
      Next of Kin: Andrew Wesa
      Relationship: Father
      Ship: Artemis
      Military Unit: Hq Co 54th Pion Inf
      Rank: Pvt 1 Cl Pion Inf
      Service Number: 4,068,937
      Notes: Headquarters Company, 54th Pioneer Infantry
    • William G Wesa

      in the U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      View U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918

      Name: William G Wesa
      [William Gust Wesa]
      Race: Caucasian (White)
      Marital Status: Single
      Birth Date: 24 Sep 1894
      Birth Place: Minnesota
      Residence Place: Wadena, Minnesota, USA
      Physical Build: Slender
      Height: Medium
      Hair Description: Not Bald
      Hair Color: Light
      Eye Color: Blue
    • View 1920 United States Federal Census

      Name: William Wesa
      Age: 26
      Birth Year: abt 1894
      Birthplace: Minnesota
      Home in 1920: Blueberry, Wadena, Minnesota
      House Number: Farm
      Residence Date: 1920
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Hilma Wesa
      Father's Birthplace: Finland
      Mother's Birthplace: Finland
      Able to Speak English: Yes
      Occupation: Farmer
      Industry: Own Farm
      Employment Field: Own Account
      Home Owned or Rented: Own
      Home Free or Mortgaged: Mortgaged
      Able to Read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      William Wesa 26
      Hilma Wesa 20
      Mary Wesa 14

      Note: the Mary listed here is William's younger sister.
    • Find A Grave Memorial ID 129300610
    Person ID I46978748  robsgenealogy
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2018 

    Father Andrew Wesa,   b. Feb 1861, Puolanka,Kainuu,Oulu,Finland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1946, Hibbing,St. Louis County,Minnesota,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Mother Mary Kuusela,   b. Puolanka,Kainuu,Oulu,Finland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Mar 1943, Hibbing,St. Louis County,Minnesota,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1886  Puolanka,Kainuu,Oulu,Finland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage year listed as 1886 in 1900 Census
    Family ID F97132778  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hilma,   b. 14 Feb 1899, ,,Minnesota,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jun 1973, Cape Girardeau,Cape Girardeau County,Missouri,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 14 Aug 1919  ,Wadena County,Minnesota,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Helen Irene Wesa,   b. 04 Oct 1921, Menahga,Wadena County,Minnesota,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 2010, Cape Girardeau,Cape Girardeau County,Missouri,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Frances Evelyn Wesa,   b. 30 Dec 1923, Hibbing,St. Louis County,Minnesota,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 2019, Hibbing,St. Louis County,Minnesota,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F33123194  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Apr 1979 - Hibbing,St. Louis County,Minnesota,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Maple Hill Cemetery,Saint Louis County,Minnesota,United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Gustaf Wesa WW1 Draft Card - scanned 2018-02-04 16.30.55
    William Gustaf Wesa WW1 Draft Card - scanned 2018-02-04 16.30.55
    William G. Wesa WWII Draft card - front
    William G. Wesa WWII Draft card - front
    William G. Wesa WWII Draft card - back
    William G. Wesa WWII Draft card - back
    William Gustof Wesa to Hilma Hiltunen Marriage License
    William Gustof Wesa to Hilma Hiltunen Marriage License