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Barbara Kurtz Buerge
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Birth: Mar. 26, 1834
Wayne County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1920
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

Gospel Herald - Volume XIII, Number 6 - May 6, 1920 - page 111
Buerge. - Barbara Kurtz was born in Wayne Co., Ohio, March 26, 1834. She was married to Jacob Buerge March 14, 1854. Immediately after their marriage they went to Canada, where they resided fourteen years, then returned to Michigan, coming to Missouri from that state in 1881. For four years the family lived in Cass county, then moved to Jasper county, locating east of Jasper City. Ten children were born to this union. Two died in infancy. One son died six years ago. Bro. Buerge died in 1913, at the age of 82 years. For the past six years Sister Buerge lived with her daughter, Mrs. John Zeiset, of Carthage, Mo., at whose home she died. She had been a member of the Mennonite Church since childhood, living a devoted Christian life. It was said of her that she kept all the friends she made. She leaves 7 children, 32 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and two brothers. Funeral services were conducted by Bro. Andrew Shenk, at the Methodist Church in Jasper, on April 11, 1920. Burial in Jasper Cemetery. Myrtle Shenk.

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  Jacob Buerge (1830 - 1913)*
  Elizabeth Buerge Zeiset (1856 - 1926)*
  Moses M. Buergey (1866 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
Green Lawn Cemetery
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Created by: RWitzel
Record added: Aug 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40134017
Barbara <i>Kurtz</i> Buerge
Added by: Betty Saltenberger
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