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Birth: Feb. 11, 1856, Germany
Death: Feb. 16, 1928
Ashkum
Iroquois County
Illinois, USA

He was born in Schweindorf, Germany, son of Eimo Arends and Elizabeth Ditlers. Married Margaretha K. Claymon 31 Jan 1885 in Tazewell County, Illinois. They had 11 children: Herman; Eimo; John; Henry; Arnold; Rimmer; Jennie; Elizabeth; Anna; Mino; Margaretha. He was a farmer.
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following info posted on a message board by Lisa Fehrenbach:

They lived and farmed in the Danforth and Gilman areas. Mr Arends and his sons farmed 360 acres with 7 teams of horses and 7 cultivators. They farmed the Walnut Hill farm, Moshier farm, Allan farm, and the Claudin farm. The children attended Hopewell and Parker schools. The family enjoyed singing and playing musical instruments. Mr Arends played the accordian, Henry the violin, and Jennie played the organ. The family often attended house dances in the country. One room was cleared and they would dance to the music of the Reitz family. (Narrative of Virginia Baker Honeycutt) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Margaretha K. Claymon Arends (1860 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  Henry Arends (1890 - 1911)*
  Jennie E. Arends Baker (1895 - 1953)*
  Mino Arends (1900 - 1974)*
  Margaretha Arends Yount (1903 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Danforth Cemetery
Danforth
Iroquois County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Michelle Shreve
Record added: May 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27024283
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Arend Classen Arends
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 Added: Apr. 30, 2010
 
 
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