The children of Gustave Mortiz Wetzel were:
The eldest, Emma Wetzel b. 1846 m. Fred Miller, who served in the Civil War. She died Kalispell, Montana, and had:
Morris M. Miller ca. 1866, d. 21 July 1933
Clara Miller b. ca 1870 m. Hugh McGovern
Nora Miller b. ca. 1872 was the 2nd wife of Hugh McGovern, she had no children of her own.
Wallace Miller b.ca. 1874 m. ?, he had children.
Alex Miller, died unmarried
James Vick Miller, died in Kalispell Montana, was married with children.
Curtis Miller, d. 1952 in Kalispell, Montana, was married with children.
The second child, Louise Wetzel m. Peter Saxer, born in Switzerland. He served in the Civil War. She died 1934 in Hastings, Neb. and had:
John Saxer b.ca. 1870, married with children.
Paul Saxer b.ca.1872, d. 1847 Bethany, Mo. m. Ida Karnatz and had children;
Claud Saxer b.ca.1879 d. California, unmarried.
Arthur Saxer b. 1881, d. 1932, married Beatrice Hamson and had children.
Lucia Saxer b. 1884, d. Calif during WWII, no children.
Edward Saxer b. ca.1886, married Maud and had children.
The third child was Henry Bertram Wetzel b. 1854, died 1934 Fairmont, MN m. Ella Steele, and had children:
Hortense Wetzel b. 1879 m. Purl Foster
Herbert Wetzel d. young
unknown child died young
Maud Wetzel b. ca. 1885 MN m. Hoffman and 2nd Walter Kehms, divorced.
Fred Wetzel b. 1887 MN m. Viola
Sidney Wetzel b. 1888 MN, married with children.
Bernice Wetzel b. ca. 1890 married and had children.
The fourth child was John Wetzel b. ca. 1856 d. 1880, unmarried.
The fifth child of Gustave M. Wetzel was Minna Bertha Wetzel m. Erwin F. Lester, my ancestor. They had Hugh Wetzel Lester, the author of the above-mentioned autobiography. I am his granddaughter.
The sixth child, Matilda Julia Wetzel b. 1863 m. Silas Pearson Pope and had:
Nettie Pearl Pope 1881 m. Seth W. Morton
Francis Clyde Pope b. 1882 d. 1940s Santa Monica CA, married, no children.
Walter Ross Pope b. 1885 m. Ethel Mitten
Mildred Irene Pope b. 1888 m. Ralph R. McMasters
Buel Woods Pope b. 1896 m. Ruth Esther Brayton
Silas Pearson Pope, Jr. b. 1898 m. Vernadale Gardner, divorced
Bessie Hazel Pope .b 1899 m.Albert Hayes