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Grass Valley - Schassen, Peters, Patjens

Grass Valley - Schassen, Peters, Patjens

Hank Schassen (View posts)
Posted: 27 Sep 2002 1:37AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Schassen, Peters, Patjens
Looking for any information regarding the posted surnames.

Re: Grass Valley - Schassen, Peters, Patjens

Posted: 27 Sep 2002 2:37AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 2 Feb 2004 2:30AM GMT
Responding to message posted on ORWASCO-L@rootsweb.com query

I don't know if you are aware of http://www.shermanmuseum.org but they have a publication "Sherman County: For the Record" and it is available on their site, under Publications. In Index Vo.1 No. 1, I find Patjen, Patjens in Vol. 3 No.1 & 2; Vol 2 No 2; Vol 2 No 1; Vol 4 No. 2;

Schassen Vol 2, No 1 & 2; Vol 1 No. 1; Vol 4 No 2; Vol 10 No 1 & 2; Vol 12 No 2, Vol 15 No 1,

Peters Vol 12 No 2; Vol 11 No 1& 2; Vol 15 No 2; Vol 14 No 1; Vol 9 No 2; Vol 6 No 2; Vol 7 No 2; Vol 10 No 1 & 2; Vol 8 No 2; Vol 7 No 2; Vol 2 No 1 & 2; Vol 5 No 1; Vol 3 No 1 & 2;

Grass Valley, Oregon is in Sherman County.

Lillian Schassen is mentioned in the book "They Paved the Way by Bertha Belshe, C 1976 if you can find a copy in your local library.

Good luck in your search.

Re: Grass Valley - Schassen, Peters, Patjens

Albin von Spreckelsen (View posts)
Posted: 3 Oct 2003 11:20AM GMT
Classification: Query
Your Johannes Heinrich von Spreckelsen was born on June 4, 1862 in Ritsch, parish of Assel as son of Johann von Schassen and Margaretha Dorothea nee Witt who maried on June 15, 1860. I have some informations on Peters and Patjens of the parish Assel too. For which persons Peters resp. Patjens you are looking?

Re: Grass Valley - Schassen, Peters, Patjens

Posted: 1 Dec 2004 2:24AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 26 Jun 2005 6:25PM GMT
Surnames: Peters, Suhr, Patjens, Ingalls, Koepke, Barnett, Folda, Olds
John H. Schassen, brother of Henry, Trinchen, Annie and Emma in Germany, was born 1862 Hanover Province, Germany, the son of John and Margaret (Witte) Schassen, and came to USA as a young man, settling on a farm in the Kent area of S Sherman County, OR. He married 22 Oct 1887 at The Dalles, Wasco Co OR, Margaret Patjens who was also born in Hanover Province.

John and Margaret (Patjens) Schassen had children:
1. John A. who m Martha A. Peters and had Elsie who d 1911; Gustav who m Mildred, had Henry & Lucille, d Long Beach, WA 1974; Rodell John who d Portland OR 1986; and Lillian who m Hess;
2. Catherine Emma b 1890 near Kent, OR, d 1955, m Luther Davis, son of Hider C. & Ida Davis, 28 Oct 1916 Congregational parsonage, The Dalles, OR, parents of Evelyn who m Mahlon Tracewell & Luther Jr who m Helen Wilson;
3. Anna Margaret b 1892 in Sherman Co OR, d 1974 Portland, OR, m Louie E. Clark 30 Dec 1913 at John Schassen's residence in Sherman Co OR;
4. Lillian;
5. Minna Dorothy m I.W. Eck, Valedictorian St. Mary's Academy commencement 1916 per The Dalles Chronicle 1916, lived The Dalles, OR 1935, Portland OR 1974;
6. Hilda b 1904, d 1933 Portland, OR, lived The Dalles, OR 1924.

From the Sherman Co OR OBSERVER:
--1-17-1919 John Schassen of Kent m Mrs. Taylor in Portland, a relative of James Taylor of near Grass Valley.

Heinrich/Henrich Peters, b 1854 Germany, d 1941, buried Grass Valley, OR. To USA 1888 with children then born and settled in the Kent area of Sherman County, OR. He married Elise Suhr, sister of Dick Suhr who lived near the Peters' in Sherman County, in Germany. She was related to the Parjens family: John D. Patjens m Margaretha Suhr 1889.

Children of Henrich and Elisa Suhr Peters included:
1. Peter Peters b Germany 1881, d 1940 m IRene Ingalls 1919;
2. Heinrich/Henry Peters 1885-1894 was killed when dragged by a horse riding to school;
3. Maria/Mary 1888-1939 m Hans Koepke 1905 Sherman Co OR, parents of Alma, Frieda, Erna, Olga & John;
4. Martha m John A. Schassen;
5. Anna K. b 1893 Grass Valley, OR, d 1974, m William D. Barnett 1912 Sherman Co OR, parents of Willard, Dorothy & Betty;
6. John Andrew Peters 1890-1970;
7. Henry C. Peters, 1895-1954, WWI, unmarried;
8. Lizzie M. 1897-d age 19 influenza unmarried;
9. Herman D. Peters 1900-1969 m Clara C. Folda 1920 Sherman Co OR, parents of Herman & Arden;
10. Fred K. Peters 1901-1957, m Evelyn Olds who m2nd Ray Sargent;
11. Minnie A. 1904-d age 13, buried Grass Valley, OR;
and perhaps two others.

No further information offered. Not my line.

Re: Grass Valley - Schassen, Peters, Patjens

Posted: 1 Dec 2004 3:59AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 26 Jun 2005 6:25PM GMT
Surnames: Patjens, Suhr, Schassen, Koepke, Holman, Smith, von Borstel, Volkers, Volquartz, Meyer, Reckmann
PATJENS.
Andrew J. Patjens, who came to the USA first, and Diedrich Patjens, were brothers.

Diedrich Patjens, b 1833 Germany, d 1896 Sherman Co OR, is buried at Michigan Cemetery on Highway 216 SW of Grass Valley. He married Elizabeth Bade/Bohde and they had:
1. Margaretha Anna b Asselermoor near Hanover, Germany 1872, d 1957 near Gresham, OR and m Carsten Henry von Borstel 1895 at Moro, Sherman Co OR;
2. Johann/John who d in Germany;
3. Catrine or Christina d in Germany;
4. Klaus who d in Germany, had son Johan b 1899 Germany, d 1969 Spokane, WA;
5. Dietrich Peter Jacob "Dick" Patjens b 1865 Hanover, Germany, d 1969 WA State, m Metta Volkers and had Mary/Marie, Lizzie, John, Anna & Rose;
6. Heinrich/Henry Patjens b 1875 Germany, sheepman, d 1946 Gresham, OR, m1 Elsa Volquartzen, niece of Chris & Hans Koepke, m2 Bertha;
7. Andrew/Andreas/Andy Patjens b 1879 near Hamburg, Germany, to Sherman Co OR 1895, lived in the Bakeoven, Shaniko area and Sandy, OR, m Adele Sophie Meyer 1912 Portland, OR, had sons Ernest and Andrerw H., d 1867 buried Hinton Ward Cemetery near Shaniko, OR;
8. Dorothea Marie "Dora" b 1882 Stade, Germany, d 1943 Sandy, OR, m Dietrich Reckmann 1900 Moro, Sherman Co OR Methodist parsonage, and were parents of Herman, Dick, Elizabeth, Katherine, John H., Marie Dorothea, Andy Carsten, Henry Edward.

Andrew J. Patjens [1839-1906] m Catherina A. [1839-1924], settled in Sherman Co OR ca. 1890, the first Patjens to came to the County; had children:
1. John D. 1863-1942 m Margaretha Suhr 1889 in Germany, parents of Andrew, Katie, Anna;
2. Gustave M.J. 1868-1894 killed while hauling wheat to Biggs on the Columbia River, buried Grass Valley, OR, unmarried;
3. Margaret ? dau of Andrew and ??Lizzie, m John Schassen 1886 The Dalles, OR, parents of John, Emma, Anna, Lillian, Minnie & Hilda, a nurse who d young;
4. Zena/Zene/Gusina m Thomas H. Smith 1891 Wasco Co OR, a Sherman Co OR sheepman; lived Yakima WA 1924, 1942;
5. Elizabeth K. 1877-1954 m Christ Koepke aka Kopke 1895 Sherman Co OR, lived Portland, OR 1924, parents of Adele, Emma, Amanda & Gus;
6. Emma/Anna Alma m Morris Holman of Portland, OR.
~ Sherman County Historical Museum genealogy files; SHANIKO and SHANIKO PEOPLE by Helen Rees. Not my line. No further information.
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