Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman (1911 - 1993)

A photo of Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman
Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman
1911 - 1993
updated February 06, 2019
Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman, mother to 1 child, was born on September 26, 1911 at home, Butterfield, Minnesota. She was born into the Mossengren family and married into the Weseman family. She was born to Hilma "Helena" Oleson Mossengren and Carl "Karl" Peter Mossengren, with siblings Oscar, Leslie, Arthur, Arline, and Glen. Fern was baptized at Augustana Lutheran Church, St James, Minnesota USA. She married Laurence Fred Weseman on April 21, 1932 at Kansas Lake Lutheran Church, Minnesota USa and Laurence died on December 25 , 1994 in Big Lake, USA. They gave birth to Sarah Anne (Weseman) Gersch. She died on June 6, 1993 in Big Lake, Minnesota USA at 81 years of age.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman Biography

With today's technology we are able to write and share our own history which lasts forever online. Our ancestors never had a chance to document their lives. This biography is dedicated to memorialize the life of Fern Weseman, honor her ancestry & genealogy, and her immediate Weseman family.

Most Commonly Known Name

Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman

First name

Fern

Middle name

Victoria

Maiden name

Mossengren

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Female

Birth

Fern Weseman was born on at home, in Butterfield, Watonwan County, Minnesota

Death

Fern Weseman died on in Big Lake, Sherburne County, Minnesota USA 55309

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Fern.

Burial / Funeral

at Big Lake Cemetery, in Benton County, Minnesota USA

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

White

Nationality & Locations Lived

Swedish

Religion

Lutheran

Baptized

at Augustana Lutheran Church, in St James, Watonwan County, Minnesota USA

Last Known Residence

Unknown. Did Fern move a lot? Where was her last known location?

Education

Did Fern finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Fern attend?

Professions

Share what Fern did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Fern's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Fern serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Back to Top

Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman Family Tree

Fern's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Weseman family tree.

Parents:

Hilma "Helena" Oleson Mossengren
Jun 14, 1875 - Sep 30, 1953
Butterfield, MN, United States
Carl "Karl" Peter Mossengren
Apr 9, 1869 - Mar 13, 1930

Siblings:

Oscar Edwin Mossengren
Mar 18, 1901 - June 1974
Saint James, MN
Leslie (Florintine) David Mossengren
Feb 6, 1900 - Aug 12, 1963
Arthur Richard Mossengren
Mar 21, 1903 - October 1976
Butterfield, MN
Arline "Minnie" (Mossengren) Abelson
Dec 11, 1915 - Jan 1, 1980
Glen Oliver Mossengren
Aug 16, 1905 - Apr 13, 1957
Relationships:
edit

Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman & Laurence Fred Weseman

April 21, 1932 - December 25 , 1994
Cause of Separation: Death
Kansas Lake Lutheran ChurchWatonwan, MN, USa
Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman

Spouse:

Laurence Fred Weseman
Nov 10, 1908 - Dec 25, 1994

Children:

Sarah Anne (Weseman) Gersch
Jun 24, 1933 - Nov 4, 2012

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

Fern's Family Photos

Photos and snapshots taken of Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman, her Weseman family, and locations and places or events from her life.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Share Memories about Fern

What do you remember about Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Fern is remembered.

Fern Weseman Obituary

This obit of Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman is maintained by Fern's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman, mother to 1 child, died on June 6, 1993 in Big Lake, Minnesota USA at 81 years of age. She was buried in Big Lake Cemetery, Minnesota USA. She was born on September 26, 1911 at home, Butterfield, Minnesota. She was born to Hilma "Helena" Oleson Mossengren and Carl "Karl" Peter Mossengren, with siblings Oscar, Leslie, Arthur, Arline, and Glen. Fern married Laurence Fred Weseman on April 21, 1932 at Kansas Lake Lutheran Church, Minnesota USa and Laurence died on December 25 , 1994 in Big Lake, USA. They gave birth to Sarah Anne (Weseman) Gersch.
Other Records of Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman

1911 - 1993 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Fern's lifetime

In 1911, in the year that Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman was born, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1927, at the age of 16 years old, Fern was alive when in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1939, she was 28 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1970, when she was 59 years old, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

In 1993, in the year of Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman's passing, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

Other Biographies

Other Wesemans

Laurence Fred Weseman
Nov 10, 1908 - Dec 25, 1994
Sarah Anne (Weseman) Gersch
Jun 24, 1933 - Nov 4, 2012

Other Mossengrens

Arline "Minnie" (Mossengren) Abelson
Dec 11, 1915 - Jan 1, 1980
Ronald Edward Mossengren
Sep 14, 1932 - Mar 6, 2001
Shirley Dean Vanover Mossengren
Jun 3, 1935 - Sep 16, 2005
Joanne Elaine Mossengren Eckstrom
Nov 19, 1936 - Feb 9, 2016
Lois Eileen Mossengren Radunz
Aug 7, 1938 - Jan 29, 2017

Other Bios

Arline "Minnie" (Mossengren) Abelson
Dec 11, 1915 - Jan 1, 1980
Norvil Bernard Abelson
May 25, 1915 - Nov 26, 2002
John M. Wurtz
1895 - 1976
Charles Henry Smith
Oct 4, 1884 - October 1956
Grand Junction, CO, United States
Martha Mae Benge
Apr 7, 1891 - Dec 10, 1932
David Norman Schuettpelz
Born: Nov 2, 1942
Carlo Arciero
Born: 1921
Earl Zingre
May 25 - Oct 8
Eric Zingre
Born: Aug 17
Success Stories from Biographies like Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.