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Cornelia Grace Saathoff Martens
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1867
Death: Apr. 3, 1956

Mrs Cornelia Martens, 88, died at her home at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday 4-3-1956. She had been in failing health for two years and seriously ill a week. She was taken to the Harper Funeral Home at Colfax. Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church, Anchor; burial in the church cemetery.

She was born 8-24-1857 near Benson, a daughter of John and Augusta Meiners Saathoff. She was married to Jacob Martens 2-3-1887. He died 7-27-1933.

Surviving are three daughters, Miss Minnie Martens, at home; Miss Margaret Martens, Shoals, Ind.; Mrs Ella Wolverton, Ionia, Mich.; two sons, John W. of Anchor and J. Louis of Normal; two sisters, Mrs Mary Remmers, Pasadena, Ca.; Mrs Sina Mulhausen, Wichita, Kans.; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Two children died in infancy.

She was the oldest resident of Anchor and of St. John's Lutheran Church and was a member of the Ladies Aid Society of the Church.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Warner Saathoff (1837 - 1906)
  Gustina Wilhemina Meiners Saathoff (1842 - 1907)
 
 Spouse:
  Jacob Martens (1866 - 1933)
 
 Children:
  Minnie Gustina Martens (1888 - 1972)*
  Margaret Louise Martens (1890 - 1977)*
  John Warner Martens (1892 - 1967)*
  Cornelius Louis Henry Martens (1895 - 1896)*
  Adelaide Katherine Martens Wolverton (1897 - 1991)*
  Jacob Louis Martens (1909 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Maria Alberdina Saathoff Remmers (1865 - 1958)*
  Cornelia Grace Saathoff Martens (1867 - 1956)
  Sina Justina Saathoff Muhlhausen (1870 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Johns Lutheran Church Cemetery
Anchor
McLean County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Amy Robbins-Tjaden
Record added: Nov 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16610101
Cornelia Grace <i>Saathoff</i> Martens
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