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Christian "Chris" Gerken
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1852
Missouri, USA
Death: May 20, 1904
Port Arthur
Jefferson County
Texas, USA

Johann Christian Gerken's funeral was held on May 23, 1904, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Port Arthur, Texas. He died of heart disease. He was survived by his wife, Anna, who died a month later; his mother, Margaret (Hesse) Gerken, who died in 1906; three brothers: Henry, Herman, and Fred Gerken; four sons: Henry, William, August, and Carl Gerken; and two daughters: Mary and Johanna Gerken.

In 1980 Greenlawn Cemetery confirmed that Mr. C. Gerken (Christian), Mrs. C. Gerken (Anna), and M. Gerken (Martin) are buried there, but no tombstones were found in the location where the cemetery records indicate that they are buried. 
 
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 Parents:
  Heinrich Albert Gerken (1817 - 1903)
  Margaretha Hesse Gerken (1821 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Margaret Elizabeth Kreissler Gerken (1857 - 1904)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Elizabeth Gerken James (1880 - 1957)*
  Anna Magdalena Gerken (1882 - 1882)*
  William Friedrich Gerken (1885 - 1949)*
  Martin Heinrich Gerken (1888 - 1904)*
  Johanna Caroline Gerken James (1890 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  Christian Gerken (1852 - 1904)
  Friederich Johann Gerken (1855 - 1931)*
  Brecht Gerken (1866 - 1868)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Park
Groves
Jefferson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Julene Gernant Dumit
Record added: Jul 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93623765
Christian Chris Gerken
Added by: Julene Gernant Dumit
 
Christian Chris Gerken
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- Julene Gernant Dumit
 Added: Jul. 15, 2012
 
 
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