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Cornelius FRIESEN[1]

Male 1839 - 1893  (53 years)


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  • Name Cornelius FRIESEN 
    Born 1 Jul 1839  Schoenthal, Bergthal Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Baptism Abt 1859  South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    History Cornelius and Justine lived in Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada (West Reserve Bergthal Church Register No.1, p.139). Cornelius and Justine lived in Plum Coulee, Manitoba, Canada (West Reserve Bergthal Church Register No.1, p.198). According to Excelsior Echoes p683, he owned a hotel and bar in Fargo, North Dakota which was operated by daughter Helena and her husband Henry H. Funk. "Settlers of the East Reserve" p297 indicates that the hotel and bar was across the Red River from Fargo in Glyndon, Minnesota and suggests that the saloon was run by a Jacob Unger, presumably #219673. 
    Immigration 30 Jul 1876  Sardinian; Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Reference Number 075co 
    Died 5 May 1893  Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I56797  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2014 

    Father Kornelius Peter FRIESEN,   b. 16 Oct 1790, Neuendorf, Chortitza Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1868, Bergthal Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Agatha THIESSEN,   b. 2 Nov 1795,   d. 13 May 1850  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1814  [5
    Family ID F29762  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Justina BERG,   b. 16 Oct 1841, Neuendorf, Chortitza Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F38227  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 May 1893 - Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S423] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 7.0), (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. [S298] West Reserve Bergthal Church Record (1885-1895), Pg. 239.

    3. [S427] Sommerfeld Gemeinde Buch: Registers of the Church at West Lynne, 1881-1935, (Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society, 2004), Vol 1A, Pg. 56.

    4. [S360] Quebec Passenger Lists of Mennonite Immigrants to Manitoba: 1874 - 1880, by Barkman, Cathy Friesen, (published by the Hanover Steinbach Historical Society, Inc).

    5. [S186] Bergthaler Gemeinde Buch, (published by The Hannover-Steinbach Historical Society, Box 1960, Steinbach, Manitoba), Pg. A89.