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Peter Volquart Berens
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Birth: Jan. 11, 1869, Germany
Death: Jan. 19, 1954
Glenn County
California, USA

Father: Claus Peter Berens POB: Germany
Mother: Anna Elizabeth Moelk POB:Germany
Children: Lenus M. Berens
Leona Berens Taylor (Mrs. Ralph)

Additional Info: Brother of Johannes Jacob Berens; 1/2 brother Claus & Emil Berens.

Sources: 1-Vital Record Cards, Willows Cemetery District, Willows, Glenn County, California
2-California Death Index 1940-1997

Willows Daily Journal, Wednesday, 20 January 1954:

Peter Berens Of Artois Dies

Peter V. Berens, 85, pioneer Artois resident, died there yesterday at the home of his son, Lenus. He came to Glenn County when he was 4 years old with ihs [sic] parents from his birthplace in Tateing [sic], Germany.
Payers [sic] services will be held Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at the Sweet & Soon [sic] Funeral home, followed by services at 2 o'clock at the Lutheran Church in Artois. Burial will be in the family plot in Artois cemetery. The Rev. C. A. Pickelman officiate.
In addition to his son, he leaves a daughter, Leona Taylor of Biggs; and three brothers; Johannes and Claus, both of Artois and Emiel of Los Molinos, in addition to eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren. - Transcribed by E.

Willows Daily Journal, Friday, 22 January 1954:

Prayer For Peter Berens

Prayer services wehe [sic] held today at 1:30 p.m. for Peter V. Berens, pioneer Artois resident who died Tuesday, in the F.D. Sweet and Son chapel in Willows, followed by 2 o'clock services in St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Artois with the Rev. C. A. Pickelman officiating.
Pallbearers were Gus Lohse, Arthur Lohse, Arthur Pieper Sr., Chris von Bargen, Emmett Heidrick, and Wright Callender.
Interment was in the Artois Cemetery.
Family links: 
  Dora Caroline Martens Berens (1878 - 1950)
  Infant daughter Berens (____ - 1921)*
  Lenus Martens Berens (1910 - 1984)*
*Calculated relationship
Beloved Husband
Note: Next to Dora C. Berens and Infant daughter.
Artois Cemetery
Glenn County
California, USA
Plot: Berens-Moelk-Martens Plot 22F
Created by: A Canon
Record added: Jul 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28208912
Peter Volquart Berens
Added by: A Canon
Peter Volquart Berens
Added by: A Canon
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Peter Volquart Berens, born 11 Feb 1869 in Tating, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Emigrated to the U.S. in 1873 with his parents Claus Peter Berens (1842-1913) and Anna Elisabeth nee Moelk (1841-1877) and his brother Johannes Jacob Berens (1871-1963) in 187...(Read more)
- Ute Sachau
 Added: Mar. 10, 2011

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