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Elizabeth Meerkens Dankers
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Birth: Jan. 16, 1880
Goodhue County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 1959
Goodhue County
Minnesota, USA

Elizabeth Meerkens was born, raised, and grew old in Goodhue County Minnesota. Her parents came to Minnesota in the mid 1800's from Germany. She married Charles Dankers September 11, 1902. Elizabeth was a very kind woman, her advice to her children was "Say prayers at all times." She also taught her children to be kind to all people and animals. She insisted on not wasting food. She would put leftovers outside saying, "Something outside will eat it." 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Meerkens (1840 - 1903)
  Adelheid Meerkens (1849 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Dankers (1881 - 1969)*
 
 Children:
  Vernon Martin Dankers (1911 - 1992)*
  Wayne E Dankers (1918 - 1925)*
 
 Sibling:
  Elizabeth Meerkens Dankers (1880 - 1959)
  Jakob M Meerkens (1885 - 1886)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Peters German Lutheran Cemetery
Belvidere Mills
Goodhue County
Minnesota, USA
 
Maintained by: Andrew Olesky
Originally Created by: DaveVang
Record added: Jun 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92257306
Elizabeth <i>Meerkens</i> Dankers
Added by: Andrew Olesky
 
Elizabeth <i>Meerkens</i> Dankers
Added by: Andrew Olesky
 
 
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Hello Great Grandmother. We never met, but my mother and grand mother have told me stories about you. You were a wonderful person. I think I would have loved you very much. R.I.P.
- Andrew Olesky
 Added: Sep. 24, 2013
 
 
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