Anna Eva <I>Meisinger</I> Becker

Anna Eva Meisinger Becker

Hessen, Germany
Death 16 Dec 1916 (aged 81)
Mason County, Illinois, USA
Burial Mason City, Mason County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 9 Lot 47.00
Memorial ID 30974521 · View Source
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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.


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  • Maintained by: Mark Aschenbrenner
  • Originally Created by: Doug the bug
  • Added: 29 Oct 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 30974521
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Anna Eva Meisinger Becker (2 Feb 1835–16 Dec 1916), Find a Grave Memorial no. 30974521, citing Mason City Cemetery, Mason City, Mason County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Mark Aschenbrenner (contributor 47309618) .