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Jakob B. FRIESEN

Male 1854 - 1911  (56 years)


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  • Name Jakob B. FRIESEN 
    Born 5 Dec 1854  Blumstein, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    History The story is told that at the time of his marriage, Jakob was so "poor that his fiancee had to patch a shirt for him to wear to his wedding." Jakob is described as being "...a large man who weighed over 300 pounds. He was a diabetic. Our Mum remembers getting fresh water from the well for him because he liked to drink large quantities of water." Elda Plank quoted in Plett rough draft. 
    Immigration 29 Jul 1874  Thuringia; New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation Farmer 
    Reference Number 075ja 
    Religion Mennonite 
    Buried Abt Jun 1911  Kleine Gemeinde Cemetery, Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Plot: Grave 2
    Died 3 Jun 1911  Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7588  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2013 

    Father Abraham W. FRIESEN,   b. 20 Jul 1812, Ohrloff, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1889, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Elisabeth S. BRANDT,   b. 28 Jun 1813, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1856, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married Abt 1832  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5485  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaretha K. SAWATZKY,   b. 1 Sep 1852, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1924, Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1875  Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Margaretha FRIESEN,   b. 18 Aug 1876,   d. 4 Jul 1877  (Age 0 years)
    +2. Abraham H. FRIESEN,   b. 30 Apr 1878, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1927, Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    +3. Katharina S. FRIESEN,   b. 5 Feb 1880, Fairbury, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1946, Dallas, Polk, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +4. Margaretha S. FRIESEN,   b. 18 Aug 1881, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1942, Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    +5. Jacob S. FRIESEN,   b. 2 Mar 1883, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1933, Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     6. Henry S. FRIESEN,   b. 9 May 1885, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1959  (Age 73 years)
     7. Elisabeth S. FRIESEN,   b. 23 Feb 1887, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1944  (Age 57 years)
     8. Frank FRIESEN,   b. 22 Apr 1889,   d. 7 May 1889  (Age 0 years)
    +9. Sara S. FRIESEN,   b. 22 Apr 1890, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1974, Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +10. Agnes S. FRIESEN,   b. 19 Sep 1892, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1976, Dallas, Polk, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +11. John S. FRIESEN,   b. 29 Nov 1894, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1973, Dallas, Polk, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +12. Mary S. FRIESEN,   b. 6 Nov 1896, Fairbury, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1963, Steinbach, Rural Municipality of Hanover, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Family ID F5516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Apr 1875 - Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Jun 1911 - Meade, Meade, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    Friesen, Jakob B.-1854 (HS)
    Friesen, Jakob B.-1854 (HS)

  • Sources 
    1. [S235] United States Federal Census, Cub Creek, Jefferson, Nebraska; Enumeration District #284, Pg. 8.

    2. [S237] United States Federal Census, Plymouth, Jefferson, Nebraska; Enumeration District #89, Pg. 3A.

    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. 162.

    4. [S358] Profile of the Mennonite Kleine Gemeinde 1874, by Delbert F. Plett, ISBN 0-920035-33-7., Pgs. 105, 269, 275.