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Susanna Schmidt Dirks
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Birth: Oct. 24, 1844
Death: Apr. 26, 1933
Great Bend
Barton County
Kansas, USA

Susanna was the daughter of Peter Schmidt and his second wife, Anna Jantz. She was born in Karlswalde, Volhynia, Russia. Her first husband was Julius Deckert whom she married in 1863 in Russia. Julius and Susanna had 5 children before Julius died in 1873.

In 1874, in Karlswalde, Susanna married Peter H. Dirks. Shortly thereafter, they and Susanna's Deckert children immigrated to the US aboard the SS City of London arriving in New York on 18 November 1874. They settled in Barton County, Kansas and Susanna and Peter had six more children. 
Family links: 
  Peter H Dirks (1853 - 1924)
  Andrew J Deckert (1865 - 1918)*
  Helena Deckert Unruh (1866 - 1953)*
  Peter J Deckert (1872 - 1955)*
  Jacob P. Dirks (1875 - 1952)*
  Mary Minnie Dirks Unruh (1877 - 1949)*
  Eva Dirks Schultz (1879 - 1952)*
  Susanna Dirks Unruh (1881 - 1977)*
  Adam P Dirks (1885 - 1953)*
  Lorena N Dirks Kliewer (1888 - 1968)*
*Calculated relationship
Bergthal Mennonite Cemetery
Pawnee Rock
Barton County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Rita
Record added: Mar 28, 2009
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Susanna <i>Schmidt</i> Dirks
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Susanna <i>Schmidt</i> Dirks
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