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Cornelius J. CLASSEN[1, 2]

Male 1863 - 1931  (68 years)


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  • Name Cornelius J. CLASSEN 
    Born 8 Feb 1863  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 27 Aug 1874  Cimbria; New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Baptism 17 May 1885  Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    History Classen also spelled Klassen. Grandfather to Jacob R. Friesn and Katie Classen Friesen family. From Gen & History of the J. R. Friesen family. His age is given as 9 on the ship passenger list in 1874, which is incorrect. Cornelius and Helena (Friesen) Classen were second cousins. 
    Occupation Farmer 
    Reference Number 036co 
    Religion Mennonite 
    Buried Abt Apr 1931  Kleine Gemeinde Cemetery, Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Grave #16
    Died 4 Apr 1931  Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8066  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2014 

    Father Jacob R. CLASSEN,   b. 22 Jul 1832, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1898, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Katherina JANZEN,   b. 27 Aug 1838, Margenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1890, Fairbury, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 18 Aug 1857  South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11417  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Katharina F. REMPEL,   b. 6 May 1866, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1894, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 16 Aug 1885  Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Jacob R. CLASSEN,   b. 28 Jun 1886, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1956, Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +2. Katharina R. CLASSEN,   b. 27 Aug 1887, Fairbury, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1968  (Age 81 years)
    +3. Heinrich R. CLASSEN,   b. 12 Oct 1890, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1970, Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +4. John R. CLASSEN,   b. 30 Oct 1892, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1974, Dallas, Polk, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Family ID F5840  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maria P. FRIESEN,   b. 12 Aug 1862, Rosenort, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1906, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 11 Mar 1894  Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Maria CLASSEN,   b. 4 Nov 1894, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1895, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +2. Maria F. CLASSEN,   b. 22 Aug 1896, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1959, Meade Co., Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +3. Elizabeth F. CLASSEN,   b. 8 Mar 1898, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1979, Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +4. Agatha F. CLASSEN,   b. 15 Sep 1899, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1965, Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     5. Cornelius F. CLASSEN,   b. 19 Feb 1901, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1988, Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     6. Anna F. CLASSEN,   b. 6 Mar 1903, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1983, Fairbury, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     7. Margaret F. CLASSEN,   b. 24 Aug 1904, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1983, Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     8. Lena CLASSEN,   b. 3 Nov 1906, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1906, Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F5762  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Helena (Lena) S. FRIESEN,   b. 24 Oct 1873, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1938, Meade, Meade, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1907  Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5842  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Feb 1863 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 17 May 1885 - Meade, Meade, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Aug 1885 - Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Mar 1894 - Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Mar 1907 - Jansen, Jefferson, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Apr 1931 - Meade, Meade, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Classen, Cornelius J.-1863 (HS)
    Classen, Cornelius J.-1863 (HS)

  • Sources 
    1. [S41] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 2.0), (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. [S358] Profile of the Mennonite Kleine Gemeinde 1874, by Delbert F. Plett, ISBN 0-920035-33-7., Pg. 287.

    3. [S235] United States Federal Census, Cub Creek, Jefferson, Nebraska; Enumeration District #284, Pg. 7.

    4. [S109] Brothers in Deed to Brothers in Need, compiled and edited by Clarence Hiebert, (published by Faith and Life Press, Newton, Kansas, 1974.), Pg. 170.