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Margarete Michael (Meikel) Koerner
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1846
Hessen, Germany
Death: Aug. 18, 1909
Chenoa
McLean County
Illinois, USA

Daughter of Philip and Anna Geres Meikel, she immigrated with them and her four surviving siblings in 1856 to the Peoria, IL area.

She married Christian Koerner on Dec. 17, 1863 in Peoria. They farmed near Cullom, IL in Livingston Co. April, 1897 they retired and moved into Chenoa, IL. Their 9 children are:

Mary Margaret Koerner bd1865
Elizabeth Anna (Biebes) (1867-1989)
Lucinda 'Lucy' Koerner (1868-1920)
Philip Adam 'P. A.' (1871-1951)
Mary Katrine 'Katie' (Lutz) (1874-1956)
Christian, Jr. (1876-1963)
Charles E. (1878-1944)
Henry William (1883-1957)
Emma Barbara (Bacon) (1888-1950)


The family were active Methodist Evangelical.


GOOD WOMAN DIES
Mrs. Christian Koerner died at her home in Chenoa on Wednesday of last week.

Cancer of the liver was the cause of death, she having been ill for some time past. Her maiden name was Margaret Michael. She was born in Heppstatten Hessen Honburg, Germany, September 15, 1846, and came to this country with her parents when she was six years old and settled onto a farm near El Paso, where they lived for a number of years.

She was married to Mr. Christian Koerner in Peoria, Peoria County, IL on December 17, 1863. From El Paso, they moved onto a farm five miles southeast of Chenoa. For the past thirteen years they have lived in Chenoa.

She was the mother of nine children, of whom Mrs. Elizabeth Biebes, of near Cullom, was one. She was also a sister of Adam Ellinger, now of Chatsworth. She was highly esteemed by all."
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Christian Koerner (1836 - 1911)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Margaret Koerner (1865 - 1865)*
  Elizabeth Anna Koerner Biebes (1867 - 1940)*
  Lucinda Koerner (1868 - 1920)*
  Henry William Koerner (1883 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chenoa Cemetery
Chenoa
McLean County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Sec. 3EW Row 5SN
 
Maintained by: Lois and Daughters
Originally Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Aug 09, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6676335
Margarete <i>Michael (Meikel)</i> Koerner
Added by: Lois and Daughters
 
Margarete <i>Michael (Meikel)</i> Koerner
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Your life was a blessing to all who knew you.
- Rosetta
 Added: Apr. 6, 2005
 
 
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