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Mareah Henrietta Elizabeth Kranz Beard
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1820, Netherlands
Death: Sep. 18, 1892
Iowa, USA

The second wife of Hendrik Pieters Scholte, Maria Hendrika Elisabeth Kranz was the daughter of well-off parents, Johannes Justus Krantz and Maria Theodora Christoffels. They married June 13, 1845. The couple, along with his three daughters from his marriage to Sara Maria Brandt, immigrated to America in 1847 abroad the SS Sarah Sand landing in Boston, Massachusetts. After long and arduous journeys, the family and a large group of immigrants arrived at Keokuk, Iowa. Leaving Keokuk, the family arrived at Pella where Henry Scholte told his wife that they were going to build a beautiful Pella! Nine children were born to Mareah and Henry Scholte, eight in Pella with only three surviving beyond infancy. After Henry Scholte died, Mareah married Robert Beard on July 2, 1870. (The Family of Hendrik Pieters Scholte)

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The Family of Hendrik Pieters Scholte
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  Henry Pieter Scholte (1805 - 1868)
  Henry Peter Scholte (1848 - 1918)*
  John W. David Scholte (1852 - 1925)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Wood Cemetery
Marion County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Jane Denny
Record added: Dec 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102860317
Mareah Henrietta Elizabeth <i>Kranz</i> Beard
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Mareah Henrietta Elizabeth <i>Kranz</i> Beard
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Mareah Henrietta Elizabeth <i>Kranz</i> Beard
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- Jane Denny
 Added: Dec. 31, 2012

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