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Elizabeth KOEHN[1]

Female 1874 - 1950  (75 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth KOEHN 
    Born 21 Sep 1874  Waldheim, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 2 Jul 1878  Strassburg; New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Baptism 20 Oct 1889  Buhler, Reno, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    History Some sources say she was born in Schardau. She lived there. 
    Reference Number 133el 
    Buried Abt Mar 1950  Reedley Cemetery, Reedley, Fresno, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 18 Mar 1950  Reedley, Fresno, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID I30990  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2015 

    Father Jakob KOEHN,   b. 19 Nov 1835, Schardau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1908, Buhler, Reno, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Anna UNRUH,   b. 1 Jun 1840, Schardau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1922, Buhler, Reno, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1860  Alexanderthal, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Ships
    S.S. Strassburg-1872
    S.S. Strassburg-1872
    The steamship STRASSBURG was built for Norddeutscher Lloyd by Caird & Co, Greenock (yard #166), and was launched on 24 May 1872. 3,025 tons; 107,06 x 11,89 meters (length x breadth); straight stem (first Norddeutscher Lloyd high-seas vessel so built), 1 funnel, 2 masts; iron construction, screw propulsion, twin single-expansion engine, service speed 11 knots; accommodation for 60 passengers in 1st class, 120 in 2nd class, and 889 to 900 in steerage; crew of 70 to 100. The STRASSBURG was the "name ship" of the 13 vessels of Norddeutscher Lloyd's Strassburg Class of passenger vessels, and was built for the Line's New Orleans service. 3 September 1872, maiden voyage, Bremen - Southampton - New York. 16 October 1872, first voyage, Bremen - Havre - New Orleans. 1874, given new boilers and compound engine, service speed 12 knots. Made one voyage to Hankau for a cargo of tea, being the first German steamship through the Suez Canal. 16 February 1881, first voyage, Bremen-Baltimore. 11 November 1881, first voyage, Bremen-South America. 1883-1896, primarily to South America. 1885, refitted in Bremerhaven. 2 August 1893, last voyage, Bremen-New York (12 roundtrip voyages). 25 January 1896, last voyage, Bremen-South America. August 1896, sold to Tardi & Co, Genoa, for scrapping. 1897, scrapped at Genoa.
    Family ID F21708  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Heinrich SPERLING,   b. 17 Mar 1870, Waldheim, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1971, Reedley, Fresno, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years) 
    Married 8 Apr 1896  Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Herbert Peter SPERLING,   b. 26 Mar 1905, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1974, Fresno, Fresno, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Bernice K. SPERLING,   b. 22 Mar 1914, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1973, Dinuba, Tulare, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Family ID F21706  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 20 Oct 1889 - Buhler, Reno, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Apr 1896 - Inman, McPherson, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt Mar 1950 - Reedley Cemetery, Reedley, Fresno, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Mar 1950 - Reedley, Fresno, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Koehn, Elizabeth (HS)
    Koehn, Elizabeth (HS)

    Ships
    S.S. Strassburg-1872
    S.S. Strassburg-1872
    The steamship STRASSBURG was built for Norddeutscher Lloyd by Caird & Co, Greenock (yard #166), and was launched on 24 May 1872. 3,025 tons; 107,06 x 11,89 meters (length x breadth); straight stem (first Norddeutscher Lloyd high-seas vessel so built), 1 funnel, 2 masts; iron construction, screw propulsion, twin single-expansion engine, service speed 11 knots; accommodation for 60 passengers in 1st class, 120 in 2nd class, and 889 to 900 in steerage; crew of 70 to 100. The STRASSBURG was the "name ship" of the 13 vessels of Norddeutscher Lloyd's Strassburg Class of passenger vessels, and was built for the Line's New Orleans service. 3 September 1872, maiden voyage, Bremen - Southampton - New York. 16 October 1872, first voyage, Bremen - Havre - New Orleans. 1874, given new boilers and compound engine, service speed 12 knots. Made one voyage to Hankau for a cargo of tea, being the first German steamship through the Suez Canal. 16 February 1881, first voyage, Bremen-Baltimore. 11 November 1881, first voyage, Bremen-South America. 1883-1896, primarily to South America. 1885, refitted in Bremerhaven. 2 August 1893, last voyage, Bremen-New York (12 roundtrip voyages). 25 January 1896, last voyage, Bremen-South America. August 1896, sold to Tardi & Co, Genoa, for scrapping. 1897, scrapped at Genoa.

  • Sources 
    1. [S98] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 3.0), (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. [S198] California Death Index (CDI).

    3. [S112] Migration From the Russian Empire, Lists of Passengers Arriving at the Port of New York, (published by the Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1995), Pg. 138.

    4. [S192] Zionsbote, 12 Apr 1950, Pg. 11.

    5. [S55] Mennonite Brethren Gemeindebuch (Buhler, Kansas), (Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies; Fresno, CA; Hillsboro, KS; Winnipeg, Manitoba), Pg. 900.