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Jacob JANZEN[1]

Male 1833 - Abt 1923  (89 years)


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  • Name Jacob JANZEN 
    Born 23 Dec 1833  Lichtfelde, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism Abt 1859  Margenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    History "Church Book" p. 126: "Belongs to Gnadenau". The Janzens moved to Newton, Kansas after immigrating, 1906 to Hooker, Oklahoma. They had 9 children, 6 sons and 3 daughters. 3 sons and 1 daughter died. 
    Immigration 28 Jul 1876  Vaderland; Philadelphia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Reference Number 119ja 
    Religion Mennonite 
    Died Abt Aug 1923  Hooker, Texas, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Abt Aug 1923  Adams Mennonite Cemetery, Adams, Texas, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8101  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2014 

    Father Cornelius Cornelius JANZEN,   b. Abt 1815 
    Mother Elizabeth ?,   b. Abt 1815 
    Married Abt 1832  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F32828  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sara FRIESEN,   b. 5 Sep 1836, Lichtfelde, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1860, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
    Married 13 Dec 1856  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F5865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maray EITZEN,   b. 2 Feb 1838, Lindenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1932, Hooker, Texas, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 31 May 1860  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Cornelius J. JANZEN,   b. 21 May 1861, Neukirch, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1948, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +2. Elizabeth JANZEN,   b. 12 Jan 1867, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1941, Eakly, Caddo, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Headstones
    Janzen, Jacob-1833 & Maray-1838 (HS)
    Janzen, Jacob-1833 & Maray-1838 (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 F12237  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Dec 1856 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - Abt 1859 - Margenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 May 1860 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt Aug 1923 - Hooker, Texas, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt Aug 1923 - Adams Mennonite Cemetery, Adams, Texas, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S358] Profile of the Mennonite Kleine Gemeinde 1874, by Delbert F. Plett, ISBN 0-920035-33-7., Pgs. 254, 288.

    2. [S59] Church Book of the Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church in the Molotschna Colony of South Russia, by Duerksen, Velda (Richert) and Duerksen, Jacob A., (Mennonite Immigrant Historical Foundation; Goessel, Kansas; 1987), Pg. 126.

    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. 295.

    4. [S358] Profile of the Mennonite Kleine Gemeinde 1874, by Delbert F. Plett, ISBN 0-920035-33-7., Pg. 288.