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Maria Schuhknecht Engel
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Birth: Nov. 28, 1839
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Death: Nov. 14, 1912
Marinette County
Wisconsin, USA


Maria Schuhknecht was a daughter of Christof Schuhknecht and Mary _____. She was married 17 Feb. 1863, Newton, Manitiwoc Co., WI, to Frederick Engel.

Fred Engel emigrated to the U.S. from Germany sometime in 1862. Maria and a Sophie Schuhknecht emigrated from Germany, arriving on the ship "Elbe" at New York, NY, 19 Dec. 1862. Fred and Maria's daughter, Louisa, was born aboard the "Elbe" 16 Dec, 1862.

Maria and Fred had a farm in Manitowoc Co., WI, staying there for about 9 years before moving to Grover Twp., Marinette Co., WI. They and their children lived in Grover near the village of Peshtigo, WI, for many years. They were devout German Lutherans and raised their children in that faith.

Maria and Fred had ten children, most of whom lived in the Peshtigo and Marinette area. Three sons, John, Rudolph, and William died at young ages.

Children: Louisa, John, Charles, Margaret, Rudolph, Frederick, Jr., Paul, Mary and Sophie (twins), William.

Maria died at the farm in Grover 14 Nov. 1912, and Fred died 11 Feb. 1927, Peshtigo, WI. They are both buried at the Grover Cemetery, Grover Twp., Marinette Co., WI.
Family links: 
  Frederick Wilhelm Emil Engel (1833 - 1927)*
  Louisa Engel Krayer-Luedtke (1862 - 1931)*
  Charles F. Engel (1866 - 1930)*
  Margaret Engel Feske (1868 - 1963)*
  Frederick Engel (1874 - 1944)*
  Paul Engel (1878 - 1947)*
  Sophie Engel Kasten (1879 - 1958)*
  Mary Engel Christiansen (1879 - 1957)*
  William H. A. Engel (1881 - 1902)*
*Calculated relationship
Mays Corners Cemetery
May Corner
Marinette County
Wisconsin, USA
Created by: cjc47
Record added: Mar 11, 2008
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Maria <i>Schuhknecht</i> Engel
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Forget-Me-Nots for Great-great Grandma, Maria
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 Added: Mar. 11, 2008

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