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Maria Anna Kirsch Ahrens
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Birth: Jul. 26, 1804
Hanover, Germany
Death: Oct. 15, 1874
St. Charles County
Missouri, USA

Maria was born on 26 July 1804 in Gross Algermissen, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany, the daughter of Johannes Conrad and Anna Maria Angela Moeller Kirsch. She was baptized in St Matthaeus Catholic Church in Gross Algermissen on 27 Jul 1804. On 25 Apr 1826 she married Johann Christoph Ahrens in Gross Algermissen.

Nine children were born to the couple in Gross Algermissen: Ann Franziska Gertrud Ahrens [Schneider], Franziwska Christine Andrea Ahrens, Elisabeth Angela Ahrens, Josef Ahrens, Heinrich J Ahrens, Georg Bernard Ahrens, Theresia Ahrens [Reineke], and Marie Katharine Ahrens [Schneider].

Johann died in March 1869 in Gross Algermissen, and Maria fervently desired to see her children who had immigrated to the States before she died. Her wish was fulfilled when her son Henry paid her passage to America. She died of an accident which occured at Henry's home in O'Fallon on 15 October 1874.
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  Henry Ahrens (1838 - 1920)*
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Assumption Cemetery
St. Charles County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Judy Ahrens
Record added: Sep 22, 2009
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Maria Anna <i>Kirsch</i> Ahrens
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