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Meta A. Tammen Harms
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Birth: Jan. 13, 1861
Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Death: Apr. 18, 1928
Clay County
Nebraska, USA

Eenke Margaretha Harms Tammen Harms was born January 13, 1861 in Fahne, Aurich, Lower Saxony Germany the daughter of Tamme Ihnen and Eenke Margaretha Harms Gastmann Tammen. Traveling steerage Eenke, her Mother and younger sister embarked for America from Bremen Germany aboard the steamship Mosel. They arrived at Castle Garden, New York, New York. USA. on September 21, 1874, and traveled to Peoria, Illinois to join her Father, and two older sisters who had arrived in the United States a few months earlier. The family eventually moved to Minonk in Woodford County, Illinois. Here she met and married Hinrich Aljes Harms February 28, 1878. They were to become the parents of twelve children. Harm Rudolfs, Harm Rudolfs, Gertje G., Tamme Ihnen, Anna Margreta, Friedrich Gerdes, all born in Illinois, and Gertje Gardels, Jelste Sekea, Tamme Hinrich, Maria Sovia, Meta Friedereka, and Jantje Emma all born in Clay county, Nebraska. In 1888 Hinrich, Meta and their four surviving Illinois born children came to Clay County Nebraska, settling in Lone Tree Township. In later years Hinrich and Meta moved into Glenvil, Nebraska where she died April 18,1928.

Although she went by Meta, and that is the name on the headstone, her name at baptism as found in the church records at Westerende-Kirchloog in Germany is Eenke Margaretha Harms Tammen.

Children not buried in Nebraska
Harm Rudolfs Harms December 31, 1878-July 22, 1879
Born and died at Minonk, Woodford County, Illinois, USA
Burial, Minonk Township Cemetery, Minonk, Illinois.
Cause of death given as dentition.

Harm (Herman) Rudolfs Harms, May 20, 1880-September 2, 1967
Born Minonk, Woodford County, Illinois, USA
Died Clackamas, Clackamas County, Oregon, USA
Buried in Oregon

Gertje G. Harms November 3, 1884-August 12, 1885
Born and died at Minonk, Woodford County, Illinois, USA
Burial, Minonk Township Cemetery, Minonk, Illinois
Family links: 
  Tamme Ihnen Tammen (1825 - 1905)
  Eenke Margaretha Harms Gastmann Tammen (1823 - 1891)
  Henrich Aljes Harms (1852 - 1923)*
  Tamme Ihnen Harms (1882 - 1889)*
  Anna Margreta Harms Tjarks (1886 - 1957)*
  Friedrick Gerdes Harms (1887 - 1969)*
  Gertje Gardels Harms Penning (1890 - 1976)*
  Yelste Sekea Harms Peters (1892 - 1916)*
  Tamme Hinrich Harms (1895 - 1909)*
  Maria Sovia Harms (1897 - 1909)*
  Meta Friedericka Harms Peters (1899 - 1987)*
  Jantje Emma Harms Stroops (1901 - 1969)*
  Johann Harms Gastmann Tammen (1848 - 1909)*
  Ihne Tammen (1851 - 1908)*
  Anna Tammen Ioerger (1855 - 1933)*
  Jeleste Remmers Tammen Ioerger (1858 - 1939)*
  Meta A. Tammen Harms (1861 - 1928)
  Kathryn Tammen Joerger (1864 - 1956)*
*Calculated relationship
Glenvil Cemetery
Clay County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: dlt
Record added: Aug 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75426403
Meta A. <i>Tammen</i> Harms
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Meta A. <i>Tammen</i> Harms
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Meta A. <i>Tammen</i> Harms
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