|Birth: ||May 29, 1821|
Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
|Death: ||Jun. 17, 1885|
Maria was born in Schirum, daughter of Ecke Reiken Gerdes and Engel Heyen Hanssen. Maria Ecken Gerdes Paben (Hanssen) married 23 Sept. 1877 Weert Fooken Flessner. Maria's first marriage 24 April 1847 in Aurich was to Hinrich Janssen Paeben b. 15 Sept. 1820 and d. 17 Dec. 1862 in Germany. Her second marriage 17 Nov. 1865 in Aurich, Ostfreisland was to Weert Gerdes Buss b. 20 Oct. 1814 Ludwigsdorf, Aurich, Ostfriesland and d. 5 Feb. 1875 in the Golden, Il. Area, Adams County, IL. Her third marriage was to Weert Fooken Flessner 23 Sept 1877 in the Golden, IL area (county records). Weert Flessner was b. 15 August 1815 in Germany and d. 28 June 1903, Camp Point, IL (Miller family tree Ancestry.com). Burial site unknown. Maria immigrated to the U.S. in 1868 with her children. Weert Flessner immigrated in 1854 to the LaPrairie, IL area.
Maria's children are: Engel Leenerts buried in the Evangelical Lutheran cemetery, South Prairie, Adams Co., Il.; Tobias Paben buried in the Zion Lutheran cemetery, Gage Co., NE; Menne Paben b. 1851 in Germany and d. 16 February 1942 (burial place unknown); Ecke Paben died in Brown Co. buried in Friedhoff Cemetery, Golden, Illinois and Johanna Janssen Paben Ellermeier
Weert Gerdes Buss (1814 - 1875)
Engel Janssen Paben Leenerts (1850 - 1942)*
Tobias Hinrich Janssen Paben (1852 - 1937)*
Ekke Janssen Paben (1859 - 1963)*
Mount Horeb Cemetery
Created by: Carol Rossel
Record added: Mar 01, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106012566
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