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Paulina Glawinski Berens
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1857
Gdansk, Poland
Death: Jul. 10, 1945
Dunlap
Harrison County
Iowa, USA

Paulina Glawinski Berens was born on Jan 6, 1857 to Valentin and Susannah Brussberg Glawinski in the area of Danzig, Prussia, which is now known as Gdansk, Poland. Paulina came to America with her family, sailing on the ship "Frisia", which docked in New York on Sept. 5th 1872. They sailed from Hamburg, Germany. They settled in the Pittsburgh area of Pennsylvania, in the suburb of Sharpsburg. She married Hubert Berens on August 5, 1873 in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Sharpsburg, PA. Their first 4 children Mary, Anna, Barbara and Hubert were born in Sharpsburg. By 1880 they moved and settled in Manteno, Shelby Co., Iowa and then moved over into Harrison Co. Iowa where they bought a farm. The rest of their children, Francis, Mathilda, Amelia (Molly), Wm., Laura, Elizabeth, Frances, Joseph, Michael and Henry were born while living there. Her husband Hubert passed away May 24th 1900 on the farm near Dunlap, Iowa. She still had 8 of her children still living with her to raise alone.

She eventually moved over into Boyer Twp, Crawford Co., Iowa where she bought a farm and lived there until about the early 1940's when she moved to Dunlap, Iowa where she lived until she passed away on the 10th of July 1945. She is buried in Pleasant Hill cemetery, Dunlap, Iowa 
 
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 Parents:
  Valentin John Glawinski (1825 - 1890)
  Susannah Brussberg Glawinski (1824 - 1901)
 
 Spouse:
  Michael Hubert Berens (1846 - 1900)
 
 Children:
  Mary E. Berens Gepson (1874 - 1955)*
  Anna Bertha Berens Wacker Frazier (1876 - 1964)*
  Barbara Berens Schwab Loy (1877 - 1961)*
  Francis Berens (1880 - 1881)*
  Matilda Berens (1881 - 1895)*
  Amelia Berens Heller (1882 - 1963)*
  William Thomas Berens (1884 - 1950)*
  Laura Pauline Berens Wessell (1890 - 1968)*
  Elizabeth Suzanne Berens Wettengel (1891 - 1966)*
  Frances Cecelia Berens Larson (1893 - 1921)*
  Joseph Felix Berens (1894 - 1974)*
  Michael Hubert Berens (1896 - 1989)*
  Henry Louis Berens (1899 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bertha Pauline Glawinski Ruess (1850 - 1935)*
  Paulina Glawinski Berens (1857 - 1945)
  Julius Johan Glawinski (1859 - 1924)*
  Augusta Glawinski Weigand (1864 - 1913)*
  Alvina C. Glawinski Thomas (1871 - 1948)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Dunlap
Harrison County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block 27, Row 8
 
Created by: Darleen Ritchey Berens
Record added: Feb 27, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5232820
Paulina <i>Glawinski</i> Berens
Added by: Darleen Ritchey Berens
 
Paulina <i>Glawinski</i> Berens
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In Rememberance
- J Golenor
 Added: Apr. 21, 2001
 
 
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