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Anna Eva Meisinger Becker
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1835
Hessen, Germany
Death: Dec. 16, 1916
Mason County
Illinois, USA

Daughter of Anton & Katherina (Keil) Meisinger. Anna Eva Meisinger emigrated to America with her German farming parents late 1842. She was born in Germany on Feb.02, 1835. The Meisinger's settled in the Tazewell, Co. and were known to establish a fine farm there. She married J.P. Becker Sr. on 6-23-1853 in Tazewell Co. Illinois. They lived near Sand Prairie township and started a family. They later bought a farm and other land by Cherry Grove near Allen, in Mason County, Illinois and also 320 acres of land in Cass County ,Nebraska. Where other family of hers & her husband's families moved west to Nebraska & around his holdings in the late 1870's. They had eleven children all listed here. They were known to be well established and had many tenant farmers that lived & worked their farms in the Mason City area. Their lives met a tragic end in Dec. of 1916, when they were murdered in their farm home. Several trials were held on different accused people but none where ever convicted. She was 81 years of age at the time of her death. 
Family links: 
  John Phillip Becker (1831 - 1916)*
  Elizabeth Becker Mangold (1853 - 1929)*
  Ann Mary Becker Bockwitz (1855 - 1944)*
  Peter Becker (1857 - 1858)*
  Catherine Becker Mayer (1859 - 1950)*
  Margaret Becker Watkins (1861 - 1927)*
  Amelia Becker Rapp (1863 - 1931)*
  John Phillip Becker (1865 - 1940)*
  George Becker (1868 - 1937)*
  William Becker (1871 - 1956)*
  Matilda Becker Wetzel (1874 - 1916)*
  Lydia Ellen Becker (1878 - 1889)*
*Calculated relationship
Mason City Cemetery
Mason City
Mason County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 9 Lot 47.00
Maintained by: Mark Aschenbrenner
Originally Created by: Doug the bug
Record added: Oct 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30974521
Anna Eva <i>Meisinger</i> Becker
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Anna Eva <i>Meisinger</i> Becker
Added by: Cindy (Walker) DeJarnette
Anna Eva <i>Meisinger</i> Becker
Added by: Mark Aschenbrenner
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Hope to attach all your children as soon as possible. Rest always in God's peaceful hands.
- Mark Aschenbrenner
 Added: Apr. 27, 2011

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