Christian Gotthelf Wertzner

Christian Gotthelf Wertzner

Birth
Germany
Death Jun 1852 (aged 52)
Texas, USA
Burial La Grange, Fayette County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 31635772 · View Source
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CHRISTIAN GOTTHELF WERTZNER was born on March 7, 1800, in Welkenstein, near Menenburg, Kingdom of Saxony, Germany. He stated that he was 32 years of age when he applied for land in Austins Colonies in November of 1832. Christian actually arrived in Texas in 1830. He was a member of Captain William J. E. Heard's company of Citizen Soldiers at the Battle of San Jacinto .

Mr. Wertzner was married to Caroline Gosiken in Fayette County on September 21, 1840. He signed his will May 27, 1852 and it was opened for probate June 28th of that year.

The State of Texas erected a Monument at Mr. Wertzner's grave in 1936.


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  • Created by: Robert "Scott" Patrick
  • Added: 23 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31635772
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christian Gotthelf Wertzner (7 Mar 1800–Jun 1852), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31635772, citing Gay Hill Cemetery, La Grange, Fayette County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Robert "Scott" Patrick (contributor 46858998) .