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Margaret Bergman Bannse
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1836
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: 1902
Thurston County
Washington, USA

Margareth Bergmann was baptized in Salem Lutheran and Reformed Congregation, More township, Northhampton County, Pennsylvania.

Margaret Bergman Bannse crossed the plains in 1855 at age 18 as a member of Dr. Keil's German Colony. She, her mother Elizabeth Bergman, and a sister were part of Dr. Keil's company. Mrs. Elisabeth Bergman, Margaret's mother, came to the Bethel Colony in Missouri in 1845 with two children and no means of support. She stayed with the colony in Oregon until its dissolution on March 20, 1881.

Herman Bannse married Margaret Bergman at Aurora, Oregon, on August 8, 1860.

Sometime prior to the 1870 Census Margaret and Herman moved to Bucoda, WA, which became their permanent home.

The 1900 Census lists her birth year as 1837. Cemetery records say 1836 as do Aurora Colony records.

1870 Census Bonnse family (note spelling error)
Coal Bank, Thurston County
Harman Bonnse 32 Farmer born in Prussia
Margaretha Bonnse 33
Louisa age 7 born WT 1863
Elias age 6 born WT 1864
Angeline 5 born WT 1865
Ester age 3 born WT 1867
Jonathan age 1 born WT 1869

1880 Census Bonnse family (note spelling error)
Herman Bonnse 32 Farmer born in Prussia
Margaret Bonnse 33 born in Pennsylvania
Louisa age 17 born WT 1863
Elias age 16 born WT 1864
Angeline 15 born WT 1865
Ester age 13 born WT 1867
Jonathan age 11 born WT 1869
Add these chldren
Huldah age 9 born WT 1871
Augustus age 7 born WT 1873
David age 5 born WT 1875
Lenora age 2 born WT 1878
Also Nora Bannse 24 Oct 1879 23 Jun 1888

The birth orderof the Bannse children according to Aurora Colony records
Louisa Bannse November 2, 1861
Elias Bannse January 8, 1863
Angelina Bannse April 7, 1865
Esther Bannse Feb 22, 1867
Johnathan Bannse January 22, 1869
Huldah Bannse September 22, 1871
Augustus Bannse October 24, 1873 at Aurora
Daniel Bannse Oct 13, 1875
Lenora Bannse Sept 27, 1878

Family links: 
  Elizabeth Geier Bergman (1812 - 1888)
  Herman Bannse (1837 - 1899)
  Louisa Sophia Elizabeth DeWitt Bannse Carle (1861 - 1939)*
  Elias Bannse (1861 - 1935)*
  Esther D Bannse Munson (1867 - 1937)*
  Augustus Herman Bannse (1873 - 1941)*
  Nora Bannse (1879 - 1888)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Grove Cemetery
Thurston County
Washington, USA
Created by: Dennis Larsen
Record added: Jul 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93247666
Margaret <i>Bergman</i> Bannse
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Margaret <i>Bergman</i> Bannse
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THE BROKEN CHAIN We little knew that morning that God would call your name,In life we loved you dearly, in death we do the same.It broke our hearts to lose you, you did not go alone;For part of us went with you the day God called you home.You left us peac...(Read more)
- Jeannie
 Added: Jul. 15, 2012

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