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Anna Maria "Mary" (Behrens) Brinker Bentrup
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Birth: Sep. 4, 1843, Germany
Death: Jan. 20, 1884
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA

The daughter of John Brinker and Regina Riedeman, "Mary" was born in Vinnen, Holte, Germany.

Mary married John Behrens on 18 Aug 1863 in St. Louis, Missouri. They were the parents of at least 4 children.

John died in 1878.

Children from first marriage: 1 daughter, 3 sons.

Mary married Henry Bentrup on 12 Aug 1879 in Calhoun County, Illinois. They were the parents of at least 1 child.

Known children from second marriage: 1 daughter.

At the time of her death, Mary was 40 years, 4 months and 16 days old. She was survived by her husband, Henry, who remarried later in 1884. He died in 1915.

Mother of:
Anna Behrens
William Behrens (died in infancy)
Herman Behrens
William Behrens
Elizabeth M. "Lizzie" Bentrup Bimslager

Mary's siblings:
Maria Adelheid Brinker Ostermann Aling
Regina Jane Brinker Pehm



Mrs. Henry Bentrupt

Monterey, January 31, 1884. Mrs. Henry Bentrupt died of pneumonia 20th of January, 1884...Funeral conducted by Father Withaut and buried in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Mepppen, Ill. Mary Bentrupt leaves a husband, four children plus many friends.

(Unknown Calhoun County newspaper; 1900)
Note: All spelling, capitalization and punctuation marks in obituary are exactly as they appeared in the original text.
Family links: 
  John Behrens (1842 - 1878)
  Henry Bentrup (1838 - 1915)*
  Anna Behrens (1871 - 1893)*
  William Behrens (1874 - 1874)*
  Herman Behrens (1875 - 1940)*
  William Behrens (1878 - 1924)*
  Elizabeth M. Bentrup Bimslager (1880 - 1945)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Unable to locate any marker for Mary's grave.
Saint Josephs Cemetery
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Lynn
Record added: Sep 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59139377
Anna Maria Mary (Behrens) <i>Brinker</i> Bentrup
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