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Maria Wiens Doerksen-Loewen
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1858, Ukraine
Death: May 31, 1904
Jefferson County
Nebraska, USA

Daughter of Heinrich Wiens & Maria Muriel Janzen. They had 15 children, 10 of whom reached adulthood. Maria was the eldest.

Maria Wiens first husband was widower Farmer/Minister Martin Doerksen. They had nine children,six lived to adulthood. That added to the five children he had with his first wife Katherina Goertzen, made a full house. Martin died 30 Nov 1896 in Inman, McPherson, Kansas.

Her second husband was Heinrich F Loewen. They married 22 Feb 1899. Maria became stepmother to 9 children,Margaretha E Loewen Friesen, Helena E Loewen (Mrs Henry F Isaac), Peter E Loewen, Jacob E Loewen, Henry E Loewen, Marie E Loewen(Mrs John F Isaac), Aganetha E Loewen (Mrs Peter J Friesen), Abram E Loewen, and John E Loewen.

Heinrich and Maria had four children, two lived to adulthood; Isaac W Loewen and William W Loewen. There is no stone for the two that died. Heinrich moved to Meade, Kansas and he 14 Mar 1905 in Jansen, Nebraska he married Margaretha Hiebert.

From Fairbury, go east on Hwy 136 to east of Jansen past the railroad tracks. The cemetery is just east of the intersection of Hwy 136 & 574th Ave, on the south side of the road.

Family links: 
  Heinrich F Loewen (1862 - 1935)
  Martin Doerksen (1835 - 1896)*
  Maria Doerksen Harms (1878 - 1927)*
  Helena Doerksen Ens (1880 - 1960)*
  Gertrude Doerksen Ratzlaff (1886 - 1980)*
  David M Doerksen (1891 - 1962)*
  George M Doerksen (1894 - 1977)*
  Isaac W Loewen (1899 - 1987)*
  William W. Loewen (1902 - 1969)*
*Calculated relationship
Thiessen Cemetery
Jefferson County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: Marjorie Harms
Record added: Jan 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64572355
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Maria <i>Wiens</i> Doerksen-Loewen
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We were at the cemetery and saw many iris blooming. There were 2 markers of tin with names painted on. There were some very old markers that we had to really consider to read the German writing--and to remember that the German second s is more like an E...(Read more)
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- great graddaughter Marjorie Harms
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