Nicholas & Margaret
Photo found in antique store in Santa Clara Co., CA....not my relatives, but research reveals the following....Nicholas Ghersanich born December 1849 married Margaret "Rosa" Wessinger on January 31, 1885 in Orleans, LA. Nicholas was a 'schooner captain' per the 1900 US Census and was recorded as born in Austria. Margaret (who appears as "Rosa" in 2 census records) was born June 1859 in Louisiana, though her parents were from Germany. Nicholas and Margaret had the following children:
John M., Kate Antonia (dob 10/7/1891), Nicholas Jr. (dob 4/12/1895) and Antonia Caroline (dob 1/27/1898) Ghersanich.
Nicholas died at age 64 on October 21, 1920. Margaret died aged 60 years on October 21, 1919. I have no other information on this family, but son John M. Ghersanich also has a photo posted on [external link]... Original photo sent to relative in New Orleans 6/2009. ... show more