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Fred Dankers
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Birth: Jan. 2, 1889
Minnesota, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1969
Wabasha County
Minnesota, USA

"Fred Dankers, a general farmer of section 33, Mt. Pleasant Township, who within the last few years has made rapid strides in prosperity, was born in this township, January 2, 1889, son of Deidrich and Margaret (Martin) Dankers. In his boyhood he attended district school regularly up to the age of 15 years, and after that during the winters until the age of 17. After that he learned the carpenter's trade, at which he worked intermittently until 1912, residing on the home farm until 1906, and working on it when not engaged at his trade. On September 9, 1907, he married Leona, daughter of Peter and Adelia Merkens of Mt. Pleasant Township, and subsequently until 1913 lived on the Merkens' farm, working for his wife's brother, John Merkens, with Mrs. Dankers as housekeeper. In 1913 Mr. Dankers leased the Lewis farm of 240 acres in section 33, Mt. Pleasant Township, which he is still operating, being engaged in general farming, in which he is a thorough adept ..." [Franklin Curtiss-Wedge, Compiler, "History of Wabasha County, Minnesota" (H. C. Cooper, Jr. & Company, Winona, Minnesota, 1920, p. 466)]
 
 
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 Parents:
  Diedrich Dankers (1848 - 1928)
  Margaret Mathieson Dankers (1847 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  Leona Merkens Dankers (1888 - 1962)
 
 Sibling:
  Charles Dankers (1881 - 1969)*
  Fred Dankers (1889 - 1969)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Peters German Lutheran Cemetery
Belvidere Mills
Goodhue County
Minnesota, USA
 
Maintained by: Andrew Olesky
Originally Created by: DaveVang
Record added: Jun 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92257300
Fred Dankers
Added by: Andrew Olesky
 
Fred Dankers
Added by: Andrew Olesky
 
 
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