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Abraham H. Dirks
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Birth: May 12, 1868, Russian Federation
Death: Dec. 31, 1939
Marion
Turner County
South Dakota, USA





Abraham was born in Karolswalde, Russia and landed in New York harbour with his parents and 10 siblings on Nov. 18, 1874 after sailing from Liverpool, England on the SS CITY OF LONDON.

The family settled at Marion, South Dakota around 1880.

Abraham became a teacher and was later postmaster of South Dakota.

Abraham married Lucy Kolbe on Sept. 28, 1895 at Marion, South Dakota, and they became parents of five children: Helen, Elma, Arthur, Lloyd, and Lucille.

Submitted by Bob Dirks




 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Heinrich H. Dirks (1832 - 1894)
  Aganetha Buller Dirks (1832 - 1911)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucy M Kolbe Dirks (1876 - 1972)*
 
 Children:
  Arthur Roy Dirks (1899 - 1995)*
  Helen Dirks (1900 - 1902)*
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin Heinrich Dirks (1853 - 1923)*
  Eva Dirks Jantz (1855 - 1895)*
  Susanna Dirks (1857 - 1896)*
  Susanna Dirks Unruh (1857 - 1896)*
  Friedrich Dirks (1860 - 1880)*
  Charles Karl Dirks (1860 - 1943)*
  Henry H Dirks (1865 - 1944)*
  Abraham H. Dirks (1868 - 1939)
  Helena H. Dirks Unruh (1870 - 1914)*
  Maria H Dirks Koehn (1872 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Marion
Turner County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Gregg Gropel
Record added: Jul 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73224525
Abraham H. Dirks
Added by: Gregg Gropel
 
 
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