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Martin K. DUERKSEN[1]

Male 1836 - 1915  (79 years)


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  • Name Martin K. DUERKSEN 
    Born 12 Feb 1836  Sparrau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism Abt 1856  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    History Hoffnungsau I p. 183 gives a birth date of 24 Feb. and a death year of 1916. He was residing in Sparrau in 1874 per the Molotschna school registers. Bruderthal p. 115: Lived at Silberfeld [Kansas?]. The Duerksen family immigrated to the USA in 1877 and came to Newton, Kansas and then moved to Hillsboro, Kansas.
    It was probably with this immigrating generation that the surname spelling was changed from Duerksen to Dirksen. 
    Immigration 29 Jun 1877  Vaderland; Philadelphia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Reference Number 051mn 
    Buried Abt Aug 1915  Inman South Cemetery, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 4 Aug 1915  Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I57586  Reid Family
    Last Modified 1 Jun 2014 

    Father Martin David DUERKSEN,   b. Abt 1798, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Agatha REMPEL,   b. Abt 1797, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1825  Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F34144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Katharina REIMER,   b. 27 Nov 1840, Rueckenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1925, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 7 Dec 1859  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Aganetha A. DOERKSEN,   b. 29 Jan 1873, Sparrau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1948, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Headstones
    Dirksen, Martin K.-1836 & Katharina-1840 (HS)
    Dirksen, Martin K.-1836 & Katharina-1840 (HS)
    Birth dates as engraved are both in error. The birth date for Martin should read Feb. 24, 1836 (new style) and the date for Katharina should read Nov. 27, 1840 (one year off).
    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 320.5 ft x beam 38.5 ft, 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 F38762  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - Abt 1856 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Dec 1859 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt Aug 1915 - Inman South Cemetery, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Aug 1915 - 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
    Froese, Elisabeth-1821 (HS)
    Froese, Elisabeth-1821 (HS)

  • 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. [S74] Hoffnungsau Mennonite Church, Inman, Kansas Kirchenbuch, Pg. 52.

    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. 322.