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Johan Heinrich Dirks
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Birth: May 27, 1832, Germany
Death: Dec. 18, 1903
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA

Born in Ascheberg, Westphalia, Germany.

Respected Citizen
Henry Dirks, of St. Augusta, passes away at the advanced age of 72.
Henry Dirks, aged 72, one of the old and respected citizens of St. Augusta, passed away at his home Friday morning at six o'clock, having succumbed to an attack of pneumonia. A wife and four children survive him. They are Mrs. Mary Witschen, Mrs. Lucy(Actually Mary Elizabeth) Henkemeyer and Theodore and Bernard. Mrs. James Sullivan, of St. Cloud is a sister. The funeral will take place Monday morning at nine o'clock. Mr. Dirks was one of the pioneer residents of St. Augusta or more properly speaking the Township of Lynden as his homestead is really in that township.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Franz Anton Dirks (1795 - 1872)
  Maria Gertrude Eckervogt Dirks (1805 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  Maria Elizabeth Holdheide Dirks (1840 - 1917)
 
 Children:
  Mary Gertrude Dirks Witschen (1861 - 1929)*
  Mary Elizabeth Dirks Henkemeyer (1862 - 1932)*
  Francis Anton Dirks (1864 - 1872)*
  Henry Dirks (1866 - 1875)*
  Theodore Henry Dirks (1869 - 1952)*
  Anna Mathilda Dirks (1871 - 1872)*
  Frank Alois Dirks (1874 - 1883)*
  Anna Elizabeth Dirks (1876 - 1879)*
  Henry James Dirks (1877 - 1883)*
  John Dirks (1879 - 1883)*
  Bernard Dirks (1882 - 1946)*
 
 Siblings:
  Johan Heinrich Dirks (1832 - 1903)
  Clara Elisabeth Dirks Schmidt (1835 - 1904)*
  Maria Anna Dircks Koenig (1840 - 1923)*
  Anna Catharina Dirks Sullivan (1843 - 1921)*
  Theodore Heinrich Dirks (1847 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Mary Help of Christians Cemetery
Saint Augusta
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Gareth Horvath
Record added: Jul 06, 2009
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Johan Heinrich Dirks
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