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Maria FAST[1]

Female 1864 - 1955  (90 years)


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  • Name Maria FAST 
    Born 18 Oct 1864  Fischau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 29 Jun 1877  Vaderland; Philadelphia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Baptism 2 Jun 1884  Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Health Died of cerebral thrombosis. 
    History Came to America with her parents in 1878. Reached the age of 90 years, 6 months, 19 days. Leaves to mourn 13 children, 47 grandchildren, and 48 great grandchildren. 
    Reference Number 066ma 
    Died 7 May 1955  Moundridge, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 10 May 1955  Zoar MB Cemetery, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19853  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2015 

    Father Dietrich FAST,   b. Abt 1818, Fischau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1885, McPherson Co., Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Maria PETERS,   b. Abt 1823, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1896, McPherson Co., Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married Abt 1843  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    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.
    Family ID F28769  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Gerhard J. FAST,   b. 9 Jan 1861, Lichtfelde, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1926, Garden City, Finney, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 24 Oct 1907 
    Family ID F26937  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Abraham A. WILLEMS,   b. 18 Sep 1863, Friedensdorf, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1934, McPherson, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 21 Feb 1929  Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F28767  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 2 Jun 1884 - Inman, McPherson, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Feb 1929 - Inman, McPherson, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 May 1955 - Moundridge, McPherson, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 May 1955 - Zoar MB Cemetery, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    Fast, Maria-1864 (HS)
    Fast, Maria-1864 (HS)

    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. [S247] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 4.0), (Published by the Genealogy Project Committee of the California Mennonite Historical Society; 4824 East Butler Avenue, Fresno, California 93727-5097; Phone (559) 453-2225).

    2. [S289] Birth and Membership Record of Bethel Mennonite Church, Inman, Kansas, Pg. 104.

    3. [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.

    4. [S289] Birth and Membership Record of Bethel Mennonite Church, Inman, Kansas, Pgs. 104, 494.