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Henry Harms and Anna Krug, probably Germany, about 1830
Posted by: Ken Klinker (ID *****1091) Date: August 19, 2003 at 15:46:26
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I am looking for ancestors of Henry Harms who I am almost sure was from Germany and came to Iowa. I assume he was born in the 1820's because of the age of his kids. he married Anna Krug. That is all I know about them, and would love additionl info on them or their ancestors.

Here's what I know about their descendents

They had the following children:

Sophia Annette HARMS was born on 01 Dec 1851 in Clinton City,, Iowa. She died on 03 Mar 1882.
Sophia married Friedrich Heinrich Conrad Ludwig MESENBRINK son of Johann Heinrich MESENBRINK and Maria Dorthea (Dora) DANNENBERG on 23 Oct 1866 in ,Jackson,Iowa. Friedrich was born on 25 Feb 1839 in Basse,Hanover Province,Germany. He died on 29 Apr 1930 in Denison,Crawford,Iowa.

Mary HARMS was born on 12 May 1860 in , Jackson, Iowa. She died on 29 May 1942 in Worthington, Nobles, Minnesota.

Rosena HARMS was born on 22 Aug 1862 in ,,Illinois. She died on 16 Jul 1925 in Charter Oak, Crawford, Iowa. She was buried on 19 Jul 1925 in Hanover Twp, Crawford, Iowa.
Rosena married Henry QUANDT .

Sophia Annette Harms and Friedrich Mesenbrink had Children:
Rosena Sophia MESENBRINK was born on 24 Dec 1867. She died on 01 Jan 1937.
Henry L. MESENBRINK was born in 1869.
Fred Carl MESENBRINK was born on 15 Apr 1872. He died in 1944.
Wilhelmina Katharina Maria "Mary" MESENBRINK was born on 26 May 1874. She died on 13 Jan 1968.
Peter C. MESENBRINK was born in 1877. He died in 1913.
Peter married Edith MONTGOMERY in 1908. Edith died in 1945.
Ludwig E. MESENBRINK was born in 1878.
Emma L. MESENBRINK was born in 1879. She died in 1971.
Emma married Herman Gustov NEUBAUM in 1903. Herman was born in 1882. He died in 1918.

Wilhelmina Katharina Maria "Mary" MESENBRINK (Sophia Annette HARMS, Henry) was born on 26 May 1874 in Hanover Twp.,Crawford,Iowa. She died on 13 Jan 1968 in Denver,Arapahoe,Colorado. She was buried in Evergreen Memorial.

Wilhelmina married Johann Asmus KLINKER son of Hans KLINKER and Margaretha GIESE (not positive about this last name)on 27 Jun 1893 in Hanover Twp,Crawford,Iowa. Johann was born on 27 Feb 1869 in Schuby, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. He died on 11 Mar 1942 in Colorado Springs,El Paso,Colorado. He was buried on 14 Mar 1942 in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado.

Johann emigrated in 1884. He was naturalized on 03 Nov 1890 in Denison, Crawford County, IA.

Johann and Wilhelmina had the following children:

John Ludwig Wilhelm KLINKER was born on 20 Mar 1894. He died on 16 Jul 1978.

Edmund Peter KLINKER was born on 20 Jun 1895. He died in Apr 1977.

Marvin "Mibbs" Christian Carl KLINKER was born on 10 Nov 1897 in Hanover, Crawford, Iowa. He died in Feb 1985.
Marvin married Kayryn Elizabeth BUESING in 1920. Kayryn was born in 1897.

John Ludwig Wilhelm Klinker was my grandfather.

I appreciate any information you can give me about these people especially the Harms ancestors.

Ken Klinker

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