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Maria "Mary" Bertzel Nelson
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Birth: May 22, 1854
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1932
Union County
Oregon, USA

Born Maria Bertzel in Wisconsin to parents George Birkle, and Crescentia Hoffele Birkle, possibly French and German immigrants. Census records found from 1860 and 1870 believed to be of her family reveal two younger siblings, Elizabeth, and Catherine (FAG#138691841). She married Henry Englehard in Oak Grove, Pierce County, Wisconsin on February 19, 1871. They moved from Wisconsin to Missouri, to Nebraska, and finally Eastern Washington where they settled north of Davenport at Sandyflat near an area known as Egypt, Washington. They had thirteen children, nine of whom reached adulthood. Her given and maiden surname names have seen various spellings through records found. Surname variations include Birkle, Berkle, Burkle. Spelling from a located wedding document has her name as "Maria Bertzel". Her given name changed to Mary in early records after her marriage. Her married surname has also had various spellings from Englehard, to Englehart, and finally Engelhart. Henry Engelhart died in 1909. She remarried George W Nelson in Union, Oregon December 3, 1925.
Family links: 
  George Washington Nelson (1862 - 1942)
  Henry Engelhart (1844 - 1909)*
  Joseph P Engelhart (1874 - 1946)*
  Mitchell Engelhart (1876 - 1940)*
  Lambert Engelhart (1878 - 1967)*
  Mathew Engelhart (1884 - 1971)*
  Antonetta Engelhart Lattimore (1888 - 1976)*
  Frank Engelhart (1890 - 1958)*
  Henry Clause Engelhart (1892 - 1940)*
  Louis Engelhart (1894 - 1963)*
  Fred R Engelhart (1897 - 1971)*
*Calculated relationship
1854 - 1932
Grandview Cemetery
La Grande
Union County
Oregon, USA
Maintained by: Jerry Engelhart
Originally Created by: Dan & Barbara
Record added: Jul 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39345389
Maria Mary <i>Bertzel</i> Nelson
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Maria Mary <i>Bertzel</i> Nelson
Added by: Dan & Barbara
Maria Mary <i>Bertzel</i> Nelson
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