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Christina Harms Tanke
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1882
Hamburg
Carver County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1966
Pend Oreille County
Washington, USA

Her father, Henry C. Harms and her mother, Elizabeth (Schweikert) Harms were married 2 June 1881 Young America, Craver County, Minnesota. They came to Spokane, Spokane County, WA about 1903. Christina was the oldest of 12 children.

She married William Tanke 27 March 1904 Spokane, Spokane County, WA.

In 1905 they started farming in the Downs area of Lincoln County, WA.
They retired and moved into Spokane, WA in the fall of 1937.

She was a passenger in a car driven by her husband en route to Spokane from Priest Lake, WA when they had an accident and she was fatally injured.

Their children were:
Willard Tanke born 19 December 1903 and died 4 February 1911 is buried next to his mother's parents in the Lamona Lutheran Cemetery, Lamona WA

Robert "Bob" W. Tanke
Carl Tanke
Walter Henry Tanke
and
Dorothy Tanke Bisterfeldt
 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry C. Harms (1860 - 1922)
  Elizabeth Schweikert Harms (1858 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  William Tanke (1880 - 1971)*
 
 Children:
  Walter Henry Tanke (1907 - 1986)*
  Robert W Tanke (1917 - 1966)*
  Dorothy E Tanke Bisterfeldt (1922 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillcrest Cemetery
Harrington
Lincoln County
Washington, USA
 
Maintained by: Valerie Timm Adams
Originally Created by: Donna Lyle Alumbaugh
Record added: Jun 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53744146
Christina <i>Harms</i> Tanke
Added by: Valerie Timm Adams
 
 
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