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William WAHL-2830
William (Wilhelm) WAHL-2830
B. 12 Apr 1878
Hutchinson Co., Dakota Territory
D. 20 Mar 1958


 1. Alma Hilda WAHL-3319
     B. 29 Jul 1906 Bethune, Colorado
     D. 3 Jan 1982 Idaho
 2. Mabel Mae WAHL Bastrom -2815
     B. 28 Jun 1908  Odessa, Washington
     D. 19 Nov 1946 Washington
 3. Esther Lilly WAHL Webster-2801
     B. 21 Sep 1911Odessa, Washington
     D. 14 Nov 1978 Washington
 4. Ernest WAHL-2803  (1915-1916)    
Burial Place: 
Terrace Heights Memorial Park
Yakima, Washington
Archive File:
1900 Census
Land Patent Grant
Hoffnungstal Newsletter, Dec. 1995
William Wahl, born in Wittenberg, Germany in 1878, he was the son of John Wahl from Wittenberg (1845). William's mother was Wilhelmina Kuk, born October 3, 1850 in Russia. The Wahl family immigrated to the U.S. and settled at Burlington, Colorado, where John died at age 61 in 1906.

William married Katherine (Katie) Adolph, daughter of August Adolph and Katherina Richter. August Adolph was born March 23, 1862 at Brienne, Bessarabia (Romania). August came to the Yakima Valley after
his wife, Katherina died on March 12, 1930. He lived to the age of 86 and died April 25, 1949 at Yakima, Washington.

The John Wahl family came to America in March 1890, they settled at Scotland, South Dakota. In March 1890 they moved to Burlington, Colorado, then nine miles north of Bethune, Colorado. His son, William,
married Katherine Adolph, she was born at Brienne, Bessarabia, So. Russia on October 18, 1887. She came to the United States with her parents in 1888. After her marriage they lived at Bethune, Colorado; Odessa, Washington; Wapato, Wa.; and Union Gap, Wa. William was a farmer, Katie a housewife. Born to them were:

Alma Hilda, born July 29, 1906 at Burlington, Colorado. She  married Theodore R. Abener, they had two children. They were living at Coeur d'Alene, Idaho at the time of her death, January 3, 1982.
Mabel, born June 27, 1908 at Odessa, Wa. She married John Bastrom. She died November 19, 1946 while living at White Swan, Wa. They had two children, Perry and Gloria.

The Wahl family were members of the Lutheran Church. Katherine preceded
William in death, she died February 1, 1956 in Yakima and William March 20, 1958. Both are interred at Terrace Heights Memorial Park. -- Information from Karen (Abener) Otto (granddaughter) 1989  [Source]

Time Line:


Pedigree Chart
Johannes WAHL-2838
B. 13 Jan 1845
Hoffnungstal, Bess.
D. 03 Jan 1906
Bethune, Colorado
William WAHL-2830
B. 12 Apr 1878
Hutchinson Co., Dakota Territory
D. 20 Mar 1958
Wilhelmina KUCK-2825
B. 3 Oct 1950
Brienne, Bessarabia
D. 11 May 1932
Spokane, Washington
Married 1905
Burlington, Colorado
Katherine ADOLF-429
B. 18 Oct 1887
Brienne, Bessarabia, South Russia
D. 1 Feb 1956
Yakima, Washington


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