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Frederick  William Wilkening, Jaqua

Frederick proved up land in 1, 4S 42W in 1908.

1914 "Fred Wilkening is the proud owner of a new bicycle."

 In 1900 Cheyenne County, Kansas, Fred Wilkening born May 1863 in Germany, is farming alone, single.  Next household is Henry Wilkening, April 1861, married 14 years to Soffa July 1863 Germany, with their six kids.

In 1910 Yuma County, Fred, 46, is farming alone.

In 1920 Fred is back in Cheyenne County, Kansas, 56, widowed, arriving 1885, naturalized 1906.   This census records him as the father-in-law of WIlliam Schirmer, 30 who's married to Mary 29, and their two kids.  Next household is Fred H. Wilkining 25 and his brother Cris F. 24.  On the same page is Cris Wilkining 53 and Louise 42, with their six kids.

Jaqua Kansas  Zion Ev. Lutheran Cemetery

Fredrick 1863-1938 # 31589089.


Wilkening Christoph Fredrich 22 August 1865 21-Apr-1939 h/o Marie L. C. NIERMEIER s/o Henry Wilkening & Anna BUESSE
Wilkening Christoph Henry Frederick William 17 January 1896 4-Jan-1938 h/o Katherine WILLT s/o Christoph F. Wilkening & Marie L. C. NIERMEIER
Wilkening Fredrick John 25 May 1863 6-Mar-1939 h/o Wilhelmine SCHULTER s/o Henry Wilkening & Anna BUESSE
Wilkening William John 05 December 1906 1-Feb-1965 s/o Christoph F. Wilkening & Marie L. C. NIERMEIER
Willt Katherine 22-Apr-1903 11-Dec-1994 w/o Christoph H. Wilkening d/o Christian Willt & Magdalena FEIKERT


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