Name: Dorete (aka Dorathy, Dorothea, Dorothy) Wehling

Born: September 1857 (or 1854?)


Spouse: Married Heiio Schwitters in 1877


When Heiio died, he left Dorothy (who could not read) plus 2 kids as trustees; they later relinquished control to a 3rd party. The other kids sued, but lost the case largely because Heiio had not named his children.  The will said that Dorete was to shelter and educate the children until age 21, and then give them $600 each.