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Sophia Dorothea Henrietta Harder Maassen
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Birth: Jan. 13, 1855
Schleswig
Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Death: Feb. 5, 1923
Avoca
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA

Sophia was born in Mistorf, Mechlenberg Germany, her parents were Jacob Harder and Mary Hepner Hoeppner Harder.

Sophia's 1st husband was Jacob Maassen, who's parents were John Maassen and Catherine Sterling. Jacob and Sophia were married July 5, 1876. Jacob was murdered by christian pittman, July 28, 1879. Jacob and Sophia had 2 sons John Jacob Maassen, and William Henry Maassen.

Sophia, re- married on Feb. 19, 1881 (Avoca,IA), to C. John Maassen, who was Jacob Maassen's younger brother.

Sophia and John had many kids:
1)Anna Maassen Olsen, who married George Olsen,
2)Augusta Maassen Pope, who married Pleasant Pope,
3)Ida Maassen Davis, who married Harley Earl Davis,
4) Amanda Maassen Eggerss, who married John Eggerss,
5)Alma Maassen Nelson, who married Carl Nelson,
6)Gustav Julieus Maassen, who married Sena Andersen 
 
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 Parents:
  Joachim David Harder (1825 - 1882)
  Maria Sophia Frederica Hoppner-Hoeppner Harder (1826 - 1897)
 
 Spouses:
  C. John Maassen (1852 - 1926)
  John Jacob Maassen (1850 - 1879)*
 
 Children:
  John Jacob Maassen (1877 - 1948)*
  William Henry Maassen (1879 - 1969)*
  Anna Marie Maassen Olsen (1882 - 1974)*
  Augusta Margaret Maassen Pope (1884 - 1954)*
  Julieus Gustav Maassen (1887 - 1960)*
  Ida Dorthea Maassen Davis (1890 - 1962)*
  Amanda Matilda Maassen Eggerss (1892 - 1970)*
  Alma Emma Maassen Nelson (1899 - 1984)*
 
 Siblings:
  Christine Hoeppner Harder Kielhorn (1850 - 1887)*
  Sophia Dorothea Henrietta Harder Maassen (1855 - 1923)
  Charles Harder (1859 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Avoca
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Troll's Bridge
Record added: Jun 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92594459
Sophia Dorothea Henrietta <i>Harder</i> Maassen
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Sophia Dorothea Henrietta <i>Harder</i> Maassen
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Sophia Dorothea Henrietta <i>Harder</i> Maassen
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