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Helena FRIESEN[1]

Female 1856 - Abt 1936  (79 years)


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  • Name Helena FRIESEN 
    Born 16 Aug 1856  Alexanderthal, 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
    Reference Number 075hl 
    Died Abt 1936 
    Buried Abt 1936  Bethesda Mennonite Church Cemetery, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I31626  Reid Family
    Last Modified 12 May 2014 

    Father Gerhard FRIESEN,   b. Abt 1825 
    Mother Helena BALZER,   b. Abt 1830 
    Married Abt 1850 
    Family ID F22097  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Peter GOERTZEN,   b. 16 Mar 1854, Gnadenheim, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1925, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1876  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Helena GOERTZEN,   b. 28 Aug 1877, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1916, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
    +2. Johann P. GOERTZEN,   b. 20 Dec 1878, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1927  (Age 48 years)
    Headstones
    Goertzen, Peter-1854 & Helena-1856 (HS)
    Goertzen, Peter-1854 & Helena-1856 (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 F22094  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Nov 1876 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt 1936 - Bethesda Mennonite Church Cemetery, Henderson, York, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
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  • 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. [S141] Henderson, Nebraska Bethesda Evangelical Mennonite Church Record Book, 1878-1948, Pg. 337.

    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.