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Wilken Kohnke/Koenke
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1836, Germany
Death: Feb. 3, 1910
Cole Camp
Benton County
Missouri, USA

Wilken Kohnke was born on March 16,1836 in Fahernforf, Germany, the son of Hinrich and Anna Christine (Kriete) Koenke. He died on February 3, 1910 in Cole Camp, Missouri at the age of 73. Burial was at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, on the north end of Cole Camp, Missouri. He married Geshe Meyer on July 27, 1860 in Bremerverde, Germany. Geshe was born on March 10,1837 in Fahernforf, Germany and died on March 28, 1908 in Cole Camp, Missouri at the age of 71. She is buried next to him at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery.

Eleven children were born to Wilken and Geshe:
1. Anna Christine Koenke b: 17 Dec 1860
2. Cord Koenke b: 15 Sep 1862 in Germany d: 05 Feb 1956 in Newkirk, OK Age at death: 93 (who married Mary Thomforte b: 08 Nov 1861 in Pettis County, MO d: 17 Feb 1952 m: 11 Mar 1886 in Cole Camp, MO Age at death: 90)
3. Henry John Koenke b: 16 Mar 1865 in Germany d: 27 May 1950 in California, U.S.A. Age at death: 85 (married Lizzy Ronick)
4. Rebecca Koenke b: 29 Mar 1865
5. Johan Koenke b: 08 Feb 1867
6. Wilhelm Koenke b: 06 Sep 1871
7. Kath Margret Koenke b: 21 Sep 1873
8. Sena Koenke Ficken,b: 21 Feb 1876 in Germany d: 10 May 1957 in Sedalia Age at death: 81 Burial: Christian Cem.,Ionia,MO funeral: Ewing Funeral Home (married John Henry Ficken b: 07 Aug 1871 in Benton County, Missouri d: 16 Dec 1950 in Cole Camp, Missouri m: 25 Jul 1900 in Boeschenville Community in Benton County Age at death: 79 Burial: 18 Dec 1950 Christian Cemetery, Ionia, Missouri funeral: 18 Dec 1950 St Paul's Lutheran Church, Cole Camp, MO Occupation: farmer)
9. Jeine Koenke b: 21 Apr 1876
10. William Koenke b: 05 Jun 1878
11. Ernest August Koenke b: 20 Jan 1881 in Missouri (married Kate M. Tietjen b: 1886 in Missouri)
Saint Pauls Lutheran Cemetery
Cole Camp
Benton County
Missouri, USA
Plot: North-East Corner of the Cemetery
Created by: Russell Smith
Record added: Jul 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20638992


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