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Subject:           Ferdinand NIGGLI

Birth:                     circa __ ___ 1819    Switzerland.1

Immigratn:         before __ ___ 1848    1

Marriage:                       10 Feb 1848    Bexar County, Texas.2

Census:                         __ ___ 1850    Medina County, Texas; household #73 Castroville.3

Deed:                                9 Jul 1851    Medina County, Texas; File 950, Sections 1 (Abstract 713) and 2 (Abstract 714) 640 acres; Grantee - Ferdinand Niggli.  Patentee - Ferdinand Niggli.  CC Cert. #18.4

Census:                         __ ___ 1860    Medina County, Texas; household #7 Castroville.1

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Spouse:           Rosina Ursula WEIXLER

Birth:                              25 Apr 1815    Wurttemberg, Germany.5

Immigratn:                     27 Jan 1845    (w); Joseph BRODHAG and Barbe ?; New Orleans, Louisiana; departing Antwerp 6 Dec 1844 on the "Probus."6

Marriage:                      24 Nov 1845    Anton ERATH (6 May 1811-before 1850); Bexar County, Texas.2

Census:                         __ ___ 1880    Louis F DOLCH (circa 1861-        ); Medina County, Texas; Household #163, Castroville.7

Death:                            13 Jan 1895    Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas.5

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Mother:

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Seven Known Children

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F            Rosine NIGGLI

Birth:                     circa __ ___ 1840    Switzerland.3

Census:                         __ ___ 1850    (w); Ferdinand NIGGLI and Rosina Ursula WEIXLER; Medina County, Texas; household #73 Castroville.3

Marriage:                        2 Sep 1858    Louis DOLCH (circa 1833-        ); Medina County, Texas.8

Daughter:             circa __ ___ 1859    Emma DOLCH; Medina County, Texas.1

Census:                         __ ___ 1860    Louis DOLCH (circa 1833-        ); Medina County, Texas; household #25 Castroville.1

Son:                      circa __ ___ 1861    Louis F DOLCH; Texas.7

Son:                               __ ___ 1862    August Carl DOLCH; Medina County, Texas.9

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M           Ferdinand NIGGLI

Birth:                     circa __ ___ 1849    Texas.1

Census:                         __ ___ 1850    (w); Ferdinand NIGGLI and Rosina Ursula WEIXLER; Medina County, Texas; household #73 Castroville.3

Census:                         __ ___ 1860    (w); Ferdinand NIGGLI and Rosina Ursula WEIXLER; Medina County, Texas; household #7 Castroville.1

Marriage:                      21 Dec 1871    Josephine MEYER; Bexar County, Texas.10

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M           Emil NIGGLI

Birth:                     circa __ ___ 1850    Texas.1

Census:                         __ ___ 1850    (w); Ferdinand NIGGLI and Rosina Ursula WEIXLER; Medina County, Texas; household #73 Castroville.3

Census:                         __ ___ 1860    (w); Ferdinand NIGGLI and Rosina Ursula WEIXLER; Medina County, Texas; household #7 Castroville.1

Marriage:                      23 Dec 1871    Louisa POESCHEL; Bexar County, Texas.10

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M           Fritz NIGGLI

Birth:                     circa __ ___ 1851    Texas.1

Census:                         __ ___ 1860    (w); Ferdinand NIGGLI and Rosina Ursula WEIXLER; Medina County, Texas; household #7 Castroville.1

Death:                           __ Sep 1876    Ft Sill, Indian Territory; He was murdered by William Cherry who was tried at Fort Smith, Arkansas, found guilty and sentenced to 10 years in prison. Fritz is reported to have been buried in the Fort Sill Post Cemetery.11

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F            Louisa NIGGLI

Birth:                             14 Dec 1853    Castroville, Medina County, Texas.5

Census:                         __ ___ 1860    (w); Ferdinand NIGGLI and Rosina Ursula WEIXLER; Medina County, Texas; household #7 Castroville.1

Marriage:                       12 Jan 1875    Charles FESSMAN (18 Jun 1848-        ); Medina County, Texas.8

Death:                           15 Dec 1917    Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas.5

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M           Louis NIGGLI

Birth:                             31 May 1855    Medina County, Texas.9

Death:                            18 Jun 1856    Castroville, Medina County, Texas.9

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F            Berta NIGGLI

Birth:                             23 Dec 1856    Medina County, Texas.9

Death:                             2 Mar 1857    Castroville, Medina County, Texas.9

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Endnotes 

1. Family Quest, 1860 Census of Medina and Other Counties in Texas., CD-ROM (n.p.: Family Quest), Medina County. Hereinafter cited as 1860 Census

2. San Antonio Genealogical and Historical Society, compiler, Marriages of Bexar County, Texas Book A - D2, 1837 - Oct 22 1866 (San Antonio, Texas: San Antonio Genealogical and Historical Society). Hereinafter cited as Marriages - Bexar Co A - D2

3. Family Quest, 1850 Census of Medina and Other Counties in Texas., CD-ROM (n.p.: Family Quest), Medina County. Hereinafter cited as 1850 Census

4. Texas General Land Office Land Grant Search, online http://wwwdb.glo.state.tx.us/central/LandGrants/LandGrantsWorklist.cfm. Hereinafter cited as TX GLO. 

5. RootsWeb - WorldConnect, online http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com. Hereinafter cited as WorldConnect. 

6. Ocean, Jeanette Marie, Norwegian and Probus, Ship Passenger Lists, departing 1844, Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Austin, Travis County, Texas. 

7. Family Quest, 1880 Census of Medina and Other Counties in Texas., CD-ROM (n.p.: Family Quest), Medina County. Hereinafter cited as 1880 Census

8. Calvin D Foster, compiler, Marriage License Book D, Medina County, Texas (San Antonio, Texas: Our Heritage, 1978). Hereinafter cited as Medina Co Marrs Bk D

9. Carol Henley, compiler, Medina County, Texas Cemeteries Vol II (Signal Mountain, TN: Mountain Press, 1985). Hereinafter cited as Medina Co Cems II

10. San Antonio Genealogical & Historical Society, compiler, Marriages of Bexar County, Texas Books E & F Aug 27 1866 - May 29 1879 (San Antonio, Texas: San Antonio Genealogical & Historical Society, 1998). Hereinafter cited as Marrs - Bexar Co E, F

11. Diron Ahlquist, "Fritz Niggli," e-mail message from dironahlquist@yahoo.com to Margaret Simpson, 24 Dec 2010. Hereinafter cited as "Niggli."

TXGenWeb, Medina County - Ferdinand Niggli updated on 11/11/2013

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