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Rev. Martin DOERKSEN, Jr.

Male 1835 - 1896  (61 years)


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  • Name Martin DOERKSEN 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 13 Oct 1835  Fischau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism Abt 1857  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    History He was residing in Fischau in 1874 per the Molotschna school registers. Bethel Inman I p. 94: "Ano 1878 den 18 Januar Eingeschrieben". Bethel Inman I p. 209: "Uebergeschrieben 1891" and "Die Ganze Familie wegen Heirat nach Nebraska." 
    Immigration 29 Jun 1877  Vaderland; New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation Minister, Farmer 
    Reference Number 051mn 
    Died 30 Nov 1896  Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Abt Dec 1896  Inman South Cemetery, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • No headstone picture.
    Person ID I19836  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2014 

    Father Martin Gerhard DOERKSEN,   b. 11 Feb 1802, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1856, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Helena BOSCHMAN,   b. 25 Oct 1807, Fischau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1830 
    Family ID F14457  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Katherina GOERTZEN,   b. 5 Oct 1835, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1871, Fischau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1857  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Abraham M. DOERKSEN,   b. 22 Aug 1858, Fischau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1928, Denair, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +2. Martin T. DOERKSEN,   b. 6 Sep 1862, Fischau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1935, Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +3. Katherina DOERKSEN,   b. 21 Dec 1867, Fischau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1918, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Family ID F14456  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maria WIENS,   b. 27 Nov 1858, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1904, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1878  Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    +1. Maria M. DOERKSEN,   b. 27 Nov 1878, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1927, Garden City, Finney, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    +2. Helen DOERKSEN,   b. 19 Mar 1880, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1960, Hillsboro, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Family ID F12524  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - Abt 1857 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Oct 1857 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jan 1878 - Inman, McPherson, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Nov 1896 - Inman, McPherson, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt Dec 1896 - Inman South Cemetery, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Ships
    S.S. Vaderland-1873
    S.S. Vaderland-1873
    Built by Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co, Jarrow-on-Tyne. She was a 2,748 gross ton ship, length 320.5ft x beam 38.5ft, one funnel, three masts, iron construction, single screw and a speed of 13 knots. Launched on 21st Aug.1872 for the Red Star Line of Antwerp, she sailed from Antwerp on her maiden voyage to Falmouth, Halifax and Philadelphia on 20th Jan.1873. On 25th Mar.1873 she started her first Antwerp - Philadelphia direct sailing and on 29th Nov.1876 commenced her first Antwerp - New York voyage. Between 1877-87 she sailed between Antwerp and New York or Philadelphia, starting her last New York voyage on 26th Oct.1887, subsequently sailing to Philadelphia until in March 1889 she was sold to French owners and renamed GEOGRAPHIQUE. She was sunk in collision in Oct.1889.

  • Sources 
    1. [S235] United States Federal Census, Little Valley, McPherson, Kansas; Enumeration District #261, Pg. 16.

    2. [S109] Brothers in Deed to Brothers in Need, compiled and edited by Clarence Hiebert, (published by Faith and Life Press, Newton, Kansas, 1974.), Pg. 321.

    3. [S289] Birth and Membership Record of Bethel Mennonite Church, Inman, Kansas, Pg. 94.