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Margaret Jane Sturm Larkins
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1837
Princeton
Bureau County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 1920
Chester
Thayer County
Nebraska, USA

Married 8 July 1860 in Princeton, Illinois. Was the mother of 12 children; Harry Leomidas Larkins, Sariah Violet Larkins, Herbert (Herb) Clarence Larkins, Eavy Gertrude Larkins, Ceon Emery Larkins, Winnie (Ett) Etta Larkins, Marian Grace Larkins, Ethel Ann Larkins, Ernest L Larkins, Ralph Larkins, Lilly May Larkins & Minnie Edith Larkins.

Margaret drove a team of horses hitched to a light wagon, which carried their small children, while her husband William drove an oxen team from Illinois to Kansas to homestead. The family ran a one-horse tread cane-mill, where neighbors came to process their cane into molasses. Once in a while the Larkins would put on a taffy-pull, inviting the young people of the area to their place for a social.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Sturm (1791 - 1868)
  Catherine Dalrymple Sturm (1795 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  William Larkins (1837 - 1921)*
 
 Children:
  Harry Leomidas Larkins (1861 - 1922)*
  Herbert Clarence Larkins (1865 - 1948)*
  Ceon Emery Larkins (1868 - 1957)*
  Winnie Etta Larkins Davis (1869 - 1957)*
  Marion Grace Larkins Palmer (1871 - 1937)*
  Ethel Anna Larkins George (1873 - 1898)*
  Earnest Larkins (1875 - 1930)*
  Ralph Larkins (1877 - 1945)*
  Minnie Edith Larkins Swaney (1880 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  Peter Sturm (1816 - 1908)*
  Rebecca Sturm Nelson (1818 - 1886)*
  George Dalrymple Sturm (1820 - 1906)*
  William Henry Sturm (1823 - 1892)*
  Isaac Sturm (1824 - 1901)*
  Elizabeth Sturm Jackson (1826 - 1924)*
  Abner J Sturm (1829 - 1914)*
  Margaret Jane Sturm Larkins (1837 - 1920)
  Rachel Ann Sturm Blood (1840 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chester Cemetery
Chester
Thayer County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Block 15, Lot 9, Grave 7
 
Created by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Record added: Jan 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46444514
Margaret Jane <i>Sturm</i> Larkins
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Margaret Jane <i>Sturm</i> Larkins
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- JARROTT P. COX
 Added: Dec. 8, 2015
 
 
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