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Joseph Ahrens
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Birth: Nov. 18, 1835
Hanover, Germany
Death: Sep. 24, 1920
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

Josef was born on 18 November 1835 in Gross Algermissen, Hannon, Niedersachsen, Germany, the fourth child of Johann Christoph and Maria Anna Kirsch. He was baptized in St Matthaeus Catholic Church in Gross Algermissen on 22 Nov 1835. Joseph came to America in 1857 leaving Germany on April 11 with his brother Henry, taking passage in the sailing vessel Ernestina, and settled in St. Louis, where he became a tailor.

On 5 July 1859 he was married to Josephine Heuer in St Peters, St Charles County, Missouri. Joseph and Josephine became the parents of seven children: Phillip Ahrens, Mary Anna Ahrens, Theresia G Ahrens, George L Ahrens, Elisabeth Ahrens, Stephen Ahrens, and Katherina Ahrens.

Family links: 
  Phillip Ahrens (1860 - 1926)*
  Mary Anna Ahrens Ulsas (1862 - 1932)*
  Theresia G Ahrens Limpert (1863 - 1945)*
  George Lazarus Ahrens (1864 - 1940)*
  Elisabeth Ahrens (1868 - 1939)*
  Stephen Ahrens (1870 - 1945)*
*Calculated relationship
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery (Old)
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Created by: Judy Ahrens
Record added: Sep 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42279848
Joseph Ahrens
Added by: Judy Ahrens
Joseph Ahrens
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