Fonds 173 - Julius Duerksen and Katharina Martens fonds

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CA MHSBC 173

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Julius Duerksen and Katharina Martens fonds

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2 cm of textual records

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(1884-1961)

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Julius Duerksen was born 26 January 1881 in Saribasch, Crimea. His parents were Jakob Duerksen and Anna (Janzen) Duerksen. In 1901, the Duerksen family moved to village #3 Terek, Caucasus. April 30, 1910 he married Katharina Janzen who was from Altonau, Sagradovka. They came to Canada in 1925. They had four children - two sons and two daughters. Julius farmed in the fraser valley and retired in 1955.

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Raymond Wiens

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Fonds consists of the following series:
1) Derksen and Martens Family Genealogy & Song book- (1 file) Box 368

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Donated a rare song book which is located in the rare book section.

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448

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Record created March 17, 2014
Record modified March 17, 2014
Record modified May 2, 2019 LJK

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