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Elizabeth M. "Lizzie" Bentrup Bimslager
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Birth: Nov. 21, 1880
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 1945
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA

"Lizzie" was the daughter of Henry Bentrup and Anna Maria "Mary" Brinker.

Lizzie's mother, Mary, was a young widow and mother of 4 children when she married Henry Bentrup in 1879. Then, when Lizzie was only 2-years-old, her mother died at the age of 39.

Lizzie married Gerhard Bimslager on 27 Aug 1901 in Calhoun County. They were the parents of 5 children.

At the time of her death, Lizzie was 64 years, 10 months and 27 days old. She was buried next to her husband, Gerhard, who passed away in 1937.

Children: 4 daughters, 1 son.

Mother of:
Kathryn A. "Katie" Bimslager Hagen
Mary Angela "Mamie" Bimslager Hagen
Helen "Lena" Bimslager Cappel
Annie Bimslager
Henry Herman "Harry" Bimslager

Lizzie's half-brothers and half-sister:
Anna Behrens
William Behrens (died in infancy)
Herman Behrens
William Behrens
 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Bentrup (1838 - 1915)
  Anna Maria "Mary" (Behrens) Brinker Bentrup (1843 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Gerhard Bimslager (1873 - 1937)*
 
 Children:
  Kathryn A. Bimslager Hagen (1902 - 1994)*
  Mary Angela Bimslager Hagen (1907 - 1990)*
  Helen Bernadine Bimslager Cappel (1909 - 1985)*
  Henry Herman Bimslager (1913 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna Behrens (1871 - 1893)**
  William Behrens (1874 - 1874)**
  Herman Behrens (1875 - 1940)**
  William Behrens (1878 - 1924)**
  Elizabeth M. Bentrup Bimslager (1880 - 1945)
  Henry Peter Bentrup (1888 - 1948)**
  Rudolph Bentrup (1890 - 1930)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
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Burial:
Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery
Brussels
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Lynn
Record added: Oct 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42819971
Elizabeth M. Lizzie <i>Bentrup</i> Bimslager
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Elizabeth M. Lizzie <i>Bentrup</i> Bimslager
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Elizabeth M. Lizzie <i>Bentrup</i> Bimslager
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