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Maria Adelaide (Ostermann) “Mary” Brinker Aling

Vinnen, Emsländer Landkreis, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Death 8 Apr 1884 (aged 48)
Calhoun County, Illinois, USA
Burial Meppen, Calhoun County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 59139321 · View Source
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The daughter of John Brinker and Regina Riedeman, "Mary" was born in Vinnen, Holte, Germany.

Mary married Herman Ostermann on 18 Dec 1855 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was a farmer in Calhoun County, Illinois.

They were the parents of 2 children, although their older child died in infancy. Their surviving son, Hiram, was physically challenged.

Mary's husband, Herman Ostermann, died in 1878.

Children from first marriage: 2 sons.

Mary married Herman Aling on 06 Apr 1880 in Calhoun County.

Herman was a native of Hanover, Germany. He worked as a farmer, and they lived in Richwoods Precinct.

Children from second marriage: None known.

At the time of her death, Mary was 48 years, 5 months and 7 days old.

Mary's second husband died in 1883.

Mother of:
John Ostermann
Hiram Ostermann

Mary's siblings:
Anna Maria Brinker Behrens Bentrup
Regina Jane Brinker Pehm

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Gravesite Details Unable to locate any marker for Mary's grave.





  • Created by: Lynn
  • Added: 24 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59139321
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Maria Adelaide (Ostermann) “Mary” Brinker Aling (1 Nov 1835–8 Apr 1884), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59139321, citing Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Meppen, Calhoun County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Lynn (contributor 47138895) .