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 Barbara <I>Kurtz</I> Buerge

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Barbara Kurtz Buerge

  • Birth 26 Mar 1834 Wayne County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 9 Apr 1920 Jasper County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Jasper, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 40134017

Gospel Herald - Volume XIII, Number 6 - May 6, 1920 - page 111
Buerge. - Barbara Kurtz was born in Wayne Co., Ohio, March 26, 1834. She was married to Jacob Buerge March 14, 1854. Immediately after their marriage they went to Canada, where they resided fourteen years, then returned to Michigan, coming to Missouri from that state in 1881. For four years the family lived in Cass county, then moved to Jasper county, locating east of Jasper City. Ten children were born to this union. Two died in infancy. One son died six years ago. Bro. Buerge died in 1913, at the age of 82 years. For the past six years Sister Buerge lived with her daughter, Mrs. John Zeiset, of Carthage, Mo., at whose home she died. She had been a member of the Mennonite Church since childhood, living a devoted Christian life. It was said of her that she kept all the friends she made. She leaves 7 children, 32 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and two brothers. Funeral services were conducted by Bro. Andrew Shenk, at the Methodist Church in Jasper, on April 11, 1920. Burial in Jasper Cemetery. Myrtle Shenk.


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  • Created by: RWitzel
  • Added: 1 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40134017
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Barbara Kurtz Buerge (26 Mar 1834–9 Apr 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40134017, citing Green Lawn Cemetery, Jasper, Jasper County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by RWitzel (contributor 47108618) .