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DEAR LIST MEMBERS:
I HAVE BEEN SEARCHING FOR THE BURIAL PLACE OF MY GREAT GRANDMOTHER LOUISE TRITTEN FOR 25 YEARS. ACCORDING TO HER DEATH CERTIFICATE SHE DIED 29 SEPT. 1909 IN DUBUQUE COUNTY, IOWA. SHE HAD LIVED IN THE CASCADE/SCOTCH GROVE, IA, AREA. I DID WRITE TO ADRIAN ATCHISON. DEVANEY FUNERAL HOME WAS THE UNDERTAKER BUT DID NOT LIST WHAT CHURCH OR CEMETERY. ANY HELP WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. THANK YOU. SANDRAU
Explanation: The following information was acquired from the Monticello
weekly newspaper of Monticello, IA
The data is from obituaries of people who died between
1922 and February 15, 1934.
There is no accurate date of death. Although it was not
two weeks prior to the date when the issue was edited.
Arend Balster dies in Scotch Grove, IA. Was born 12/23/1825 in Marx,
Ostfriesland, Germany. Son of Jurgen Hermann and nee Etta Maria Conrad. Was
married 11/12/1854 to Gesche Maria Jacobs. Printing date of issue was
Mrs. Antke Marie Behrends, nee name was not given. Was born June 13, 1840 in
Reepsholts, Ostfriesland, Germany. She married to Hinrich Eden Behrends of
Reesholts. Year of immigration was 1861. This obituary was printed on pg. 3
of col. 5. Due to neglect of not getting all the data, Ankte had married
more than once the given surname was not Behrends. Printing date of issue
was June 13,1923.
Gerken Bolkens was born 11/19/1843 in Hesel, Ostf., Ger. Married 6/3/1870 to
Anna Katherine Von Hagel in Germany. They immigrated 1871. Printing date of
issue was 3/27/1924.
Mrs. Christian Schaffer was born 8/17/1849 at Leerhafe, Ostf., Ger. Her
parents were Harm and Frena Hedden. She married in US. Printing date of
issue was 5/8/1924.
Gerde Johannssen/Johnson Poppe died at Langworthy, IA. Was born in Ostf.
Date of birth was 8/17/1849. Name of spouse was Mary Balster. Printing date
Johann Lurkin was born 2/28/1878 in Ostf. and died at Center, Junction, IA.
He was married to Mary Cassen. Immigrated in 1900. Printing date of issue
was 1/19/1928. Mary Cassen was born in Dornum, Ostf.
Anna Catherine Grumm was born 2/26/1837, Wiesederfehn (?), Ostf., Ger. Her
parents were Richard Grumm and nee Ancke Heeren. She married A G Zimmerman.
Immigrated in 1857. Printing date of issue was 7/6/1928.
Johann Brorkens died at Johnstown, IA (Jones Co.) Born in Hesel/Reespsholt.,
Ostf., Ger. Married Maria Finkenstedt who died 3/21/1922. Her parents were
Christian Friedrich Finkenstedt and nee Taalke Maria Null. Printed date of
issue was 10/18/1928.. The person who submitted this data is a descendant of
the Finkenstedts and Nulls and has extended lines of their ancestry.
Johann Ricklefs was born January 21, 1856 at Wiesderfehn, Ostf., Ger. His
parents were Heinrich Ricklefs and nee Elsie Leiner. Immigrated in 1891. He
married 5/16/1892 to Emma Siemers. Printing date of issue was 12/13/1928.
Wilhelm Eilert Behrends died at Monticello, IA. He was born 5/18/1868 at
Rispel, Ostf., Ger. and was baptised in Leerhafe. Immigrated in 1887. He
married Etta Uffert, 7/19/1890. Printing date of issue 12/20/1928.
Mrs. Johann Folkers, nee Heiken was born 3/17/1844 at Hesel, Ostf., Ger.
Married to Johann Folkers in 1864. Immigrated in 1876. The printing date of
issue is not known, but happened between 12/20/1928 and 5/16/1929.
Johann D. Poppe was born 5/22/1850 at Reepsholt, Ostf., Ger. Parents were
Friedrich and Johanna Poppe. Immigrated in 1868. He married 3/17/1872 to
Cathrine Paegler. Printing date of issue was 5/16/1929.
Mrs. August Helgens, nee Reuter was born 12/11/1852 in Reepsholt, Ostf., Ger.
Her parents were Karl and Anna Reuter. Immigrated 1888. She married first
to Bernhard Thumann. She married 2nd 11/2/1888 to August Helgens. The
printing date of this issue was 7/25/1929.
Ancke Margaret Hayen was born 4/1/1854 at Moens near Wittmund, Ostf., Ger.
Parents were Johann Hayen and nee Elricke Oltmann. Immigaated in 1872.
Married Bernhard H. Tobiassen 10/28/1873. Printing date of issue was Jan.
Jacobus Lorenz Schoon was born at Muggenkraugg, Ostf., Ger. Parents were
Kobus Schoon and nee Renske Oltmann (?). Date of birth was 12/24/18??.
Married 12/31/1879 to Mary Helgens. Immigrated 1869. Printing date of issue
Johann H. Eden was born 2/7/1858 at Marx, Ostf., Ger. Parents Johann H. Eden
and nee Getsche Bachenhaus. Immigrated in 1877. Married Talke Margarethe
Hanken 3/8/1887. Printing date of issue was 2/6/1930.
Hinrich E. Folkers died at Castle Grove. Was born 9/12/1865 at Wiesde (?),
Ostf., Ger. Immigrated in 1876. Married 12/8/1892 to Anna Ahlrichs.
Immigrated with her parents and family to America. Printing date of issue
Marie Catherine Hinrichs died at Monticello, IA. She was born 12/14/1861 at
Marx, Ostf., Ger. Married 8/4/1882 to Harm Rickels. Printing date of issue
Johanna Maria Classen died at Monticello, IA. Was born 2/11/1854 at Horsten,
Ostf., Ger. The parents were Johann Fredrich Poppe died in Wayne Twp. Was
born 8/8/1855 at Leerhafe, Ostf., Ger., Parents were Deitrich Poppe and nee
Margaret Wilken. Married 3/8/1883 to Almuth Dirks. Printing date of issue
was 10/3/1931 or 3/10/1931.
Deitrich Dirk Kammermann was born ca. 1859 at Leerhafe, Ostf., Ger. Parents
were Johann and Rena Kammermann. Immigrated in 1883. His father died in
1884. Printing date of issue was 11/10/1932.
Gesine Caroline Balster was born 3/4/1850 somewhere in Ostf., Ger. Married
3/5/1871 to B. D. Haussler. Printing date of issue was 12/28/1933.
Hinrich Johannssen Ricklefs (German spelling). In English the spelling is
Henry Johnson Ricklefs. He was born 1/4/1865 at Wiesede, Ostf., Gerl
Parents were Hinrich and Elisabeth Ricklefs. Immigrated in 1882. Married
3/5/1891 to Coradena Gronewald. Printing date of issue was 12/18/1933.
Margaret(he) Edwards/Edzards was born 6/25/1863 at Reepsholt, Ostf. Ger.
Parents were Harm Edwards/Edzards and nee Margaret (he) Jacobs. Immigrated
in 1868. She married Charles/Karl C. Wahl. Printing date of issue was
Gerhard J. Siebels died in Wayne Twp. He was born 7/2/1849 somewhere in
Ostf., Ger. Parents were Casper Siebels and nee Taalke Peters. Immigrated
in 1876. He married 12/30/1881. Name of bride unknown(Anna Rickels father:
Sebastian Wm Ricken/Riekens mother: Helena Bohlan/Bowling) Printing date of
issue was 2/15/1934.
Johann Gerdes Behrends was born 8/9/1854 somewhere in Ostfr., Ger. Married
Ancke Margaret Heeren who was born in IA. Her parents were Hinrich Heeren
and nee Elisabeth Grumm. Printing date of issue 8/1931.
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