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Katharine THIESSEN[1]

Female 1843 - 1926  (83 years)


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  • Name Katharine THIESSEN 
    Born 20 Jan 1843  Elbing, Amt Elbing, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 7 Jun 1860  [2
    Health Obituary says she had been ailing for about six months and the last four months has been bedfast. She suffered severe paralytic strokes the week before her death. She passed away at 11:15 p.m. 
    History Her age is given as 36 on the ship passenger list in 1877, which is apparently incorrect.
    Funeral services were conducted at the Bethel Church with Rev. Klaas Kroeker officiating, assisted by Rev. A. P. Newfeld and P. T. Neufeld. 
    Immigration 29 Jun 1879  Vaderland; Philadelphia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Reference Number 240ka 
    Buried Abt Aug 1926  Inman South Cemetery, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 6 Aug 1926  Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I21289  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2014 

    Father Klaas THIESSEN,   b. 16 Aug 1806, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Maria PENNER,   b. 7 Oct 1809, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1858  (Age > 50 years) 
    Married 6 Jan 1833  West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11783  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Peter P. BORN,   b. 18 Jun 1840,   d. 6 Feb 1862, Kleefeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years) 
    Married 25 May 1860  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F28491  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Aron REGEHR,   b. 11 Nov 1827, Sparrau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1905, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1862  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Heinrich REGEHR,   b. 10 May 1869, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1929, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Headstones
    Regehr, Aron-1827 & Katharina-1843 (HS)
    Regehr, Aron-1827 & Katharina-1843 (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.
    Family ID F15166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Aron FEHDRAU,   b. 15 Jun 1834, Margenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1925, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1912  Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F28492  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 May 1860 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Aug 1862 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Apr 1912 - Inman, McPherson, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt Aug 1926 - Inman South Cemetery, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Aug 1926 - Inman, McPherson, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • 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, Pgs. 185, 340.

    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. 361.

    4. [S289] Birth and Membership Record of Bethel Mennonite Church, Inman, Kansas, II-Pg. 49.

    5. [S412] Der Wahrheitsfreund, 15 Sep 1926, Pg. 13.

    6. [S289] Birth and Membership Record of Bethel Mennonite Church, Inman, Kansas, Pg. 185.

    7. [S307] Genealogy of the Schoenwieser Janzens (1752-1979), compiled by Katie Peters, 229,340.