The Missouri death certificate for Mary Gastler, wife of Gustav Gastler, shows her birth as 14 July 1867, Borstel Germany. She died 26 Aug 1927. On the death certificate, her father is given as Christian Oetting. Her mother's name was unknown.
The 1880 census of Prairie Du Long, Monroe County, Illinois has Mary Otting age 14 daughter of Christian Otting b. Hanover and Dorothea Otting b. Hanover. Siblings were Mino age 16 and Anna age 7.
The 1883 marriage record of Minna Oeting shows she was age 19. The marriage in Randolph, Illinois gives her spouse as Heinrich D. Leifer and her parents as Christen Oetting and Dorothea Kuker.
The 1899 Will of Christian Oetting appears in Montgomery Co. MO. It names his daughter Mary Gestler.
Because of the date and location of his will, this Christian Oetting must be the Dietrich H. C. Oetting with memorial 142569637 at Findagrave.com.
He was born 10 Feb 1835 and died 7 Jul 1899, Wellsville, Montgomery Co. MO.
"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXVY-RFB : 12 November 2020), Christian Otting, Monroe, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district ED 70, sheet 138D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,237.
The cemetery also has Dorortheeth C. Oetting, Christian's wife. She was born 13 Jan 1833 and died 1 Nov 1905
There were two other Dietrich Oettings.
Dietrich Oetting born 18 Jun 1813 at Borstel was the son of Christian and Dorothea Hulke. Dietrich's brother Christian born 1806 married Maria Knigge and their sister Dorothea born 1816 married Fritz Rabe in 1844. This Dietrich married 1846 to Dorothea Ehlers. He died October 18 1890 and is buried in Emma MO.
Another (wrong) Dietrich Oetting was born 10 Jul 1821 and died 7 Aug 1899 in Wright Co. MO. He is shown at findagrave.com memorial 22331309 He died a month later than the Oetting of this profile and is in a different county than the will previously mentioned.
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