Album: Family of Pat Gillis and Elmer Wiens

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1994 School Reunion 1 | 1994 School Reunion 2 | 1994 School Reunion 3 | 1994 School Reunion 4
Vedder River | Vedder Mountain
UBC Reunion | Critical Paths | Mug Shots

Family 4

The Wiens(z) Family

Derksen Genealogy | Martens Genealogy | Wiens Genealogy | Peters Genealogy

Time present and time past                
Are both perhaps present in time future,
And time future contained in time past.
If all time is eternally present            
All time is unredeemable.                
"Burnt Norton" by T.S. Eliot

Katie (Derksen) Wiens
Mother
Gerhard and Erika (Neumann) Wiens
Dad and Mom
Katie Wiens Gerhard and Erika Wiens

 

Raymond WiensElmer Wiens
Raymond Wiens Elmer Wiens
Luetta WiensAlfred Wiens
Luetta Wiens Alfred Wiens

 

Peter and Nettie,  Katie and George,  Minnie and John
Alvin,  Maria and Peter,  Henry
Wiensz Family

 

Peter and Maria (Peters) Wiensz
Grandfather and Grandmother
Grandfather and Grandmother Wiens

 

Hydro Power Plant - Alcan Aluminium, Kitimat, B.C.
Dad's (George Wiens) Worksite during the 1950's - 1970's
Hydro Power Plant - Alcan Aluminum, Kitimat, B.C.

 

Canadian Hop Yards
Gerhard Wiens (Dad) at the right
Canadian Hop Yards

 


 

 

Elmer Wiens,   Alvin Wiensz,   Patricia Gillis
December 9, 2005
Elmer Wiens, Alvin Wiensz, Patricia Gillis

 

Pete and Nettie Wiens
Uncle Pete and Aunt Nettie
John Wiens
Uncle John
Pete and Nettie Wiens John Wiensz


Uncle Pete's Funeral - Aunt Nettie, Lenora, Stanley
Uncle Pete's Funderal - Aunt Nettie, Lenora, Stanley


Family of Pete and Nettie Wiens
Pete and Nettie Wiens
Gordon,  Nettie,  Lenora,  Pete,  Irvin
Leonard,  John,  Doreen,  Clarence,  Stan

 

Henry Wiens - Uncle Henry
Henry Wiens Henry Wiens

 

Peter,   Alvin,   George
Peter, Alvin, George

 

Uncle Alvin Wiensz
Gerhard,   Alvin,   Elmer
Uncle Alvin Wiensz

 

Wiens Brothers
(Girl - cousin), Henry, Pete, John, George (Dad)
Bible School, Herbert Saskatchewan
Bill Buller and Gerhard Wiens
Wiens Brothers Bill Buller and Gerhard Wiens

 


 

Margaret and John Wiensz

Margaret and John Wiens
Wiensz Supply

Wiensz Supply
Saskatchewan Harvest

Saskatchewan Harvest
Family of Ted and Joyce Wiensz

Family of Ted and Joyce Wiensz

 

Joyce and Ted Wiensz
Joyce and Ted Wiensz

 

Saskatchewan Cousins - Ted and Joyce
Saskatchewan Cousins - Ted and Joyce
Charis,  Keith,  Kirsten,  Travis,  Truit,  Ted,  Joyce

 

Ted Wiensz,  Elmer Wiens,  Joyce Wiensz (June 15, 2007)
Ted Wiensz, Elmer Wiens, Joyce Wiensz

 

Uncle John and Aunt Minnie and Theodore
Uncle John and Aunt Minnie and Theodore

 


 

WW II - Uncle Henry in Holland with Canadian Military
Uncle Henry in Holland - Motorcycle Squad Uncle Henry in Holland
Henry Wiens and the Dispatch Riders
Henry and the Dispatch Riders

 


 

Maria and Peter Wiensz - George and Bertha Peters
George is Grandmother's Brother
Maria and Peter Wiens - George and Bertha Peters

 

Peters - Wiensz Families
Jakob Peters, Henry Wiensz, John Wiensz, Gerhard Wiensz (Dad)
John and Elizabeta Epp, Margaretta and Alfred (Son) Harder, Maria and Alvin (son) Wiensz, Peter Wiensz
Peters - Wiensz Families

 


 

Grandfather Wiensz and Grandson
Grandfather Wiensz and Grandson

 

Clearbrook Farm
Grandfather Wiensz
Majuba Hill Farm
Grandfather Wiensz
Clearbrook Farm - Grandfather Wiens Majuba Hill Farm - Grandfather Wiens

 

Grandfather Peter Wiensz' Funeral
Grandfather Peter Wiens's Funeral
Grandfather Peter Wiens's Obituary
Grandfather Peter Wiensz and Grandmother Maria (Mary) Wiensz' Cemetery Plot
McClure Road, Mennonite Cemetery, Abbotsford, B.C.
Grandfather Peter Wiensz and Grandmother Maria (Mary) Wiensz' Cemetery Plot
Till We Meet Again

 


 

Wiens(z) Genealogy

Wiensz, Heinrich - Our Wiensz Heritage - 1774-1970's. Our Mennonite Heritage and our Place.  Compiled by Esther J. Wiens et al.

Russian birth and death dates use the Julian Calendar.

Generation #1

Great, Great, Great Grandfather Heinrich Wiensz, (b. July 7, 1774, Elbing Prussia, d. September 10, 1819, Molotschna, Russia)

Great, Great, Great Grandmother Judith Sawatsky, (b. December 16, 1774, Marienburg, Prussia, d. October 28, 1823, Molotschna, Russia )

At the age of 30 years, in 1804, Heinrich and Judith Wiensz emigrated to the Molotschna Mennonite settlement just North of the Sea of Azov, Russia.

Children:

Born

Died

Five Daghters    

   

   

Gerhard    

July 12, 1816    

   

Heinrich    

   

   

Generation #2

Great, Great, Grandfather Gerhard Wiensz, (b. July 12, 1816, Blumenort Molotschna, Russia)

Great, Great, Grandmother Maria Martens, (b. August 8, 1816, Blumenort Molotschna, Russia)

Gerhard and Maria were married on January 18, 1840 and moved to Steinbach, Molotschna, Russia. Of their ten children, five were:

Children:

Born

Died

Jacob Gerhard

June 24, 1842

   

Gerhard G.    

March 19, 1844    

January, 1930  

Maria  

1846  

   

Katharina  

1850

   

Heinrich

June 16, 1853  

January 14, 1930

   

   

   

Generation #3

Great Grandfather Gerhard G. Wiensz, (b. March 19, 1844, Steinbach, Molotschna, Russia, d. 1930, Dallas, Oregon, U.S.A.)

Great Grandmother Katarina Reimer, (b. 1848, d. 1895)

Gerhard and Katarina were married in 1869 and had 12 children. In 1924 at the age of 80 years, Gerhard emigrated to Dalmeny, Saskatchewan with his son Jacob, where his son Peter Wiensz and family lived. In 1926 he moved to Dallas, Oregon to join his eldest son Gerhard.

Children:

Born

Died

Gerhard G.

November 4, 1870  

   

Johann  

July 6, 1872  

October 20, 1873    

Jacob G.

January 27, 1874    

   

Maria  

September 4, 1875

February 7, 1973, Dallas, Oregon

Heinrich

November 6, 1877

March 12, 1956, California, U.S.A.

Johann

1879    

1884    

Katharina

1881  

   

Kornelius  

1883  

1884  

Peter G.

February 24, 1885

November 29, 1961

Johann  

April 7, 1887  

 

Anna  

December 26, 1888

January 16, 1978

Kornelius G.

March 18, 1891

   

Generation #4

Grandfather Peter G. Wiensz, (b. February 24, 1885, Blumenort, Molotschna, Russia, d. November 29, 1961, Clearbrook, B.C., Canada)

Grandmother Maria Peters, (b. November 4, 1891, Dawlekanowa, Russia, d. July 22, 1966, Clearbrook, B.C., Canada)

Peter and Maria married after Peter finished his Russian Government Service. They worked on Peter's father's farm unitil 1913, when they emigrated to Dalmeny, Saskatchewan, Canada. Later they owned farms near Swift Current and Speedwell, Saskatchewan. In 1943, Peter, Maria, and their youngest son, Alvin, moved to Yarrow, B.C., where they operated a truck farm on Majuba Hill, above Eckert Road on Vedder Mountain, next to his son Peter and Nettie Wiens's place. In 1951 they retired to Clearbrook on Old Yale Road, near the Clearbrook M.B. Church.

Children:

Born

Died

Peter  

August 24, 1912

August 1, 1997

Gerhard (George) Peter

November 26, 1913

   

Henry  

September 7, 1915

    1972    

John  

March 5, 1918    

June 14, 2000

Alvin  

Feruary 22, 1923

January 15, 2007

Generation #5

Father's Brother Peter Wiens, (b. August 24, 1912, d. August 1, 1997)

Nettie Loewen, (b. May 14, 1918, d. 2001)

Children:

Born

Died

Irvin

February 1, 1942

 

Gordon

January 1, 1944

 

Stanley

March 20, 1946

 

Lenora

August 11, 1947

 

Leonard

January 6, 1951

 

Doreen

April 16, 1952

 

John

June 11, 1953

 

Clarence

August 8, 1958

 

Father Gerhard Peter Wiens, (b. November 26, 1913, Saskatchewan) (remarried Erika Neumann (b. August 15, 1924))

Mother Katie (Tina) Wiens (Derksen), (b. March 28, 1915, Russia, d. January 3, 2004) (remarried Dixon Cameron Simpson)

Children:

Born

Died

Raymond Floyd

December 20, 1941

 

Elmer Gerald

November 19, 1944

 

Luetta Rose

November 25, 1946

 

Alfred Norman

September 24, 1948

 

Father's Brother Henry Wiensz, (b. September 7, 1915, d. 1972)

Betty Friend, (b.  , d.   )

Children:

Born

Died

Robert

August 17, 1958

 

Father's Brother John Wiensz, (b. March 5, 1918, d. June 14, 2000)

Minnie Neufeld, (b. August 9, 1918, d. January 30, 1976 )

Children:

Born

Died

Ted

February 15, 1948

 

Stewart

January 7, 1964

 

 


 

Peters Genealogy

Generation #1

Great Grandfather Gerhard G. Peters, (b. September 24, 1868, Liebenau, Moloshmore Taurien, Russia, son of Gerhard Peters and Margaret Friesen, d. 1935, Speedwell, Saskatchewan)

Great Grandmother Maria Wall, (b. December 5, 1867, Grazwide, Moloshnov, Taurien, Russia, daughter of Kornelius Wall and Sara Klassen, d. 1922/1923, Russia )

Gerhard and Maria married on December 28, 1889, in Herzenburg, Russia. Of their eleven children, only seven lived to become adults. The Peters family lived in Dawlekanowa, Russia. After the Revolution, they moved to Slavgorod, South Siberia. Great Grandmother Maria died in 1923/1924 in Russia, at the age of 56/57, having been maried to Great Grandfather Gerhard Peters for 33/34 years. Great Grandfather remarried in 1924 to Anna Dirkson. In 1926, Great Grandfather and Anna emigrated to Canada, living with their eldest daughter, Grandmother Maria, and Grandfather Peter Wiens in Dalmeny, Saskatchewan. After this, they lived with their eldest son, Gerhard Peters, in Hepburn and Fairholme, Saskatchewan.

Children:

Born

Died

Maria (Wiensz)

November 4, 1891

July 22, 1966, Clearbrook, B.C.

Gerhard (George)

October 20, 1885

August 9, 1968, Abbostford, B.C.

Korneluis

December 26, 1896

June 16, 1969, Winnipeg, Man.

Margareta (Harder, Johnson)

November 3, 1899

January 5, 1980, Saskatoon, Sask.

Abram

April 17, 1901

June 11, 1974, Vancouver, B.C.

Elisabeta (Epp)

March 8, 1903

   

Jacob G.

May 27, 1907

   

Generation #2

Grandfather Peter P. Wiensz, (b. February 24, 1885, Blumenort, Molotschna, Russia, d. November 29, 1961, Clearbrook, B.C., Canada)

Grandmother Maria Peters, (b. November 4, 1891, Dawlekanowa, Russia, d. July 22, 1966, Clearbrook, B.C., Canada)

Peter and Maria married after Peter finished his Russian Government Service. They worked on Peter's father's farm unitil 1913, when they emigrated to Dalmeny, Saskatchewan, Canada. Later they owned farms near Swift Current and Speedwell, Saskatchewan. In 1943, Peter, Maria, and their youngest son, Alvin, moved to Yarrow, B.C., where they operated a truck farm on Majuba Hill, above Eckert Road on Vedder Mountain, next to his son Peter and Nettie Wiens's place. In 1951 they retired to Clearbrook on Old Yale Road, near the Clearbrook M.B. Church.

Children:

Born

Died

Peter  

August 24, 1912

August 1, 1997

Gerhard (George) Peter

November 26, 1913

   

Henry  

September 7, 1915

    1972    

John  

March 5, 1918    

June 14, 2000

Alvin  

Feruary 22, 1923

   

Generation #3

Father Gerhard Peter Wiens , (b. November 26, 1913, Saskatchewan) (remarried Erika Neumann (b. August 15, 1924))

Mother Katie (Tina) Wiens (Derksen), (b. March 28, 1915, Russia, d. January 3, 2004) (remarried Dixon Cameron Simpson)

Children:

Born

Died

Raymond Floyd

December 20, 1941

 

Elmer Gerald

November 19, 1944

 

Luetta Rose

November 25, 1946

 

Alfred Norman

September 24, 1948

 

 


 

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