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 Cornelius Klaassen

Cornelius Klaassen

Death 26 Dec 1892 (aged 67)
Cottonwood County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Mountain Lake, Cottonwood County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Lot 33
Memorial ID 51104324 · View Source
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Cornelius was born in Rosenort, Molotschna Colony, South Russia

Son of Peter Isaac and Maria Klaassen

Married Elizabeth Janzen on 8 January 1848

Married Sarah Wiens on 6 August 1863

Immigrated to the United States in 1875, arriving in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 25 July 1875 aboard the S. S. Nederland

He died of heart trouble at age 67y, 8m, 13d


(1) Sexton's register of Klassen Cemetery - Cottonwood County, Minnesota

(2) GRANDMA database of California Mennonite Historical Society –


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  • Maintained by: S. Curry
  • Originally Created by: OJimiO
  • Added: 14 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51104324
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Cornelius Klaassen (13 Apr 1825–26 Dec 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51104324, citing Klassen Cemetery, Mountain Lake, Cottonwood County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by S. Curry (contributor 47075739) .