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Maria Neufeld Klaassen
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1854, Ukraine
Death: Dec. 6, 1924
Saint Peter
Nicollet County
Minnesota, USA

Maria was born in Sparrau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia

Daughter of Aron Neufeld and Anna Dick Neufeld

Immigrated to the United States from Russia in 1876, arriving in New York City, New York on 17 July 1876 aboard the S. S. Kenilworth

Married Cornelius Klaassen on 8 May 1878

Maria died at age 70y, 2m in St. Peter. That was the location of the State Mental Hospital for southern Minnesota at that time.


(1) Sexton's register of Klassen Cemetery - Cottonwood County, Minnesota

(2) Minnesota Death Certificate Index - Minnesota Historical Society, Cert. #1924-MN-008994

(3) Kirchen-Buch der Mennonite Gemeinde zu Mountain Lake, Cottonwood County, Minnesota vereinigten State von Nord-Amerika. Gefertiget im Jahre 1877, pages 48 and 121

(4) GRANDMA database of California Mennonite Historical Society

Family links: 
  Aron C Klaassen (1893 - 1924)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: No marker found in 1978 or 2010
Klassen Cemetery
Mountain Lake
Cottonwood County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Lot 65
Maintained by: S. Curry
Originally Created by: MarillaW
Record added: Aug 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75040388


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