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Johannes and Christina Anhorn

Husband's Full Name: Johannes Anhorn

Husband's Place of Birth: Besesina, Besserabia, Russia

Husband's Father's Name:  Joseph Anhorn

Husband's Mother's Name:  Christine Kohler

Husband's Siblings' Names: Johann, Madalena, Jakob, Anna, Joseph, Jacob, Frederik, Katherine

1st  Wife Full Name:  Maria Rotacker (died in 1881)

2nd Wife's Full Name: Christina Stadel

1st Wife's Place of Birth: Besesina, Besserabia, Russia

1st Wife's Father's Name: Martin Rothacker

1st Wife's Mother's Name: Anna Elisabeth Teske

1st Wife's Siblings' Names: Unknown)

2nd Wife’splace of Birth: Beresina, Bessarabia, South Russia

1st Family: Children's Names: Maria, Dorothea, Frederika and Johannes who died as an infant

2nd Johannes Jr, Fred, Mathew, Gottlieb, Christian, John, Christina (Mrs. Chris Wagner); Chris,  Othelia (Mrs. John Dockter)

Johannes and Maria Rotacker were married in South Russia in 1873. In 1881, after eight years of marriage, she died leaving three young children. This was his first marriage. 

 

In 1881, Johannes married Christina Stadel in South Russia. To this union, six sons, Johannes, Jr, Fred, Mathew, and Gottlieb, Christian, John , and one daughter Christina were born. 

 

In 1894, the family came to the United States homesteading two miles south of Manfred in Manfred Township where another son Chris and a daughter Othelia were born on this farm.