Charles Frederick Wenzel


Seventh child - Charles Frederick Wenzel (1864-1926)

Charles Frederick Wenzel

Charles Frederick Wenzel was born on March 9, 1864 in Baltimore County. He was baptized on April 14, 1864 at the Old Otterbein Church. He was also known as Frederick or Fritz. On August 7, 1889, Frederick married Georgie Trenary. She was born on November 7, 1865 in Maryland. Her motherís name was Elizabeth. Charles Frederick and Georgie Wenzel had two children

  • Charles Arthur Wenzel was born in 1892 in Baltimore County. Charles was living at 2330 N. Calvert Street in Baltimore on November 4, 1917 when he enlisted to fight in World War I. He was overseas from January 29, 1918 to April 27, 1919. He was honorably discharged on April 30, 1919. Charles never married or had children. He died on December 27, 1960 in Baltimore County at age 68 and is buried at New Cathedral Cemetery.
     
  • May Wenzel was born on May 1, 1893 in Baltimore County. She never married. May died on October 13, 1985 in Long Beach, California at age 92.

Charles F Wenzel was listed in the 1890 Balitmore City Directory as well as the 1910 and 1920 Census.

1890 Baltimore City Directory - 1350 north Calhoun
Name                    Address                           Occupation
Charles F Wenzel   1343 Pennsylvania Ave     carpenter

1910 Census - Baltimore City, Maryland - 2330 N. Calvert Street
Name                      Relationship    Age    Occupation                                    Birthplace
Charles F Wenzel                           45      foreman for railroad car inspectors  Maryland
Georgie T Wenzel         wife           43                                                          Maryland
Charles A Wenzel          son           18       chauffeur for private family            Maryland
May Wenzel             daughter        16                                                           Maryland
Martha Stack                aunt          48                                                           Maryland
Record also shows Charles & Georgie had been married for 20 years. His parents were born in Germany. Her father was born in Ohio and mother was born in Maryland. Aunt Marthaís father was born in Ireland and mother was born in Maryland.
 

1920 Census - Baltimore City, Maryland - 2330 N. Calvert Street
Name                       Relationship    Age    Occupation                                    Birthplace
Charles F Wenzel                             54     foreman car supervisor for railroad  Maryland
Georgie Wenzel              wife           53                                                          Maryland
Charles A Wenzel           son             27     salesman at auto company              Maryland
May Wenzel              daughter          25     stenographer at auto Company        Maryland
Matthis Trenary       sister-in-law       61                                                         Maryland
Record also shows Charles parents born in Hesse-Darmstadt. Matthis and Georgieís father was born in Ohio, and mother was born in Maryland.

Charles F Wenzel died on May 29, 1926 in Baltimore County at age 62. Georgie T Wenzel died on January 11, 1936 in Baltimore County at the age of 70. The father, mother, and son are buried at New Cathedral Cemetery. The obituary for George F Wenzel follows:

Wenzel - 20 May 1926, aged 62 years, son of the late George W and Cathrine Wenzel, husband of Georgie Trenary Wenzel, buried in New Cathedral Cemetery.