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Abraham WILLEMS

Male 1816 - 1890  (74 years)


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  • Name Abraham WILLEMS 
    Born 27 Feb 1816  Stoltzenberg, Danzig, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    History Joe Anne Sanford says he died in the United States, but Kevin Willems' 1996 book says that both he and his wife died in Russia. He was residing at Fuerstenwerder #17 in 1858, 1862, and 1874 per the Molotschna school registers. 
    Immigration Abt 1820  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Reference Number 261ab 
    Died 21 Dec 1890  Fuerstenwerder, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I18445  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2016 

    Father Heinrich Gerhard WILLEMS,   b. 23 Aug 1778,   d. Abt 1825  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Catharina WIEBE,   b. 27 May 1779, Wotzlaff, Danzig, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 15 Dec 1801  Danzig, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F13489  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna CORNELSON,   b. 18 Apr 1817, Schadewinkel, Marienwerder, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1880, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1835  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Maria WILLEMS,   b. 13 Sep 1842, Fuerstenwerder, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1911, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +2. Gerhard WILLEMS,   b. 6 Feb 1847, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1903, Buhler, Reno, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +3. Katharina WILLEMS,   b. 15 Mar 1849, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1919  (Age 70 years)
    +4. Kornelius E. WILLEMS,   b. 17 Feb 1861, Fuerstenwerder, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1926, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Family ID F13533  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Abt 1820 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1835 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S480] Familien unser Mennonitischen Kirche auf Stadtgebiet, in Danzig, Pg. 119.

    2. [S132] 1835 Census of the Molotschna Colony (handwritten manuscript).

    3. [S196] Mennonite Migration to Russia, 1788-1828, by Rempel, Peter, (Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society, Winnipeg, 2000), Pg. 177.

    4. [S173] Die Mennonitische Rundschau, (Published in Elkhart, Indiana 1880-1908; Scottsdale, Pennsylvania 1908-1923; Winnipeg, Manitoba 1923-2007), 18 Mar 1891, Pg. 3.

    5. [S70] Mennoniten Gemeinde Danzig Kirchenbuch, (1598 - 1838), Vol. 2, Pg. 119.