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Christianna Meckes Bonser
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1859
Monroe County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 1953
Saylorsburg
Monroe County
Pennsylvania, USA

Daughter of Godfrey Meckes and Margaret Greenzweig. Christianna was baptized 14 Aug 1859 at St. Matthew's Church, Kunkletown, Monroe Co., Pennsylvania; sponsored by Gottfried Greenzweig.

In 1880 Christiana Mackes, age 21 and still single, was listed in the household of her single brother, Daniel Mackes, age 26 a farmer, in Eldred Twp., Monroe Co., PA. Also listed in the same household were Christiana's sister, Maryan (Mary Margaret) Mackes age 18 and still single, along with Mary Greenzweig, age 68 and single. (1880 census, National Archives Film T9-1157, Page 265C)

Christianna married Josiah Bonser (son of Joseph Bonser and his wife, Christianna).

Children of Josiah Bonser and Christianna Meckes:
1. Cora Edna Bonser b. 1885
2. Elmer Bonser b. 1889
3. Jenie May "Jane" Bonser b. 1892
4. Charles H Bonser b. 1894

Christianna was a life-long resident of Eldred Twp. She was a member of St. Matthew's Evangelical Reformed Church at Kunkletown.

She died at her home at Saylorsburg, R. 2 and was buried in St. Matthew's Church cemetery. No tombstone has been found. (Obit in "Morning Call", Allentown, Monday, 27 April 1953, pps. 12 & 19)

 
 
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 Parents:
  Godfrey Meckes (1831 - 1911)
  Margaret Greenzweig Meckes (1834 - 1862)
 
 Spouse:
  Josiah Bonser (1860 - 1932)
 
 Children:
  Cora Edna Bonser Walck (1885 - 1944)*
  Elmer Bonser (1889 - 1950)*
  Jennie May Bonser Barlieb (1892 - 1949)*
  Charles H Bonser (1894 - 1963)*
 
 Siblings:
  Daniel Meckes (1853 - 1916)*
  Catherine Elizabeth Meckes (1856 - 1861)*
  Christianna Meckes Bonser (1859 - 1953)
  Mary Margaret Meckes Bonser (1861 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Matthews UCC Cemetery
Kunkletown
Monroe County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Laura Breite
Record added: Jan 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47147573
Christianna <i>Meckes</i> Bonser
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