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1876 Jul 29: Born to Andreas J. Harms and Anna Schroeder. (2,10)

?? When was David born?

The ages given for David by the Newton Kansan in 1878 (1) and in 1880-1940 by the US Census (2-7) are for someone born in 1876. Family sources (8-10) give David's birth year as 1877. -- dg 2012 Oct 30

1878 July 1: While unattended by their parents, David's three older siblings, Maria, Jacob, and Andreas become trapped in a large trunk and do not survive. David was with them, but he survives because he was not in the trunk. (1,8)

1880 Jun 7-8: The US Census shows David as age three. If so, he would four on his birthday July 29, and therefore, his birth year would be 1876. (2)

1895 Apr 1: David moves to Washita Co., OK with his parents. (9)

1901 Apr 11: David A. Harms marries Katharina Thiessen. (4,5,9,10)

  1902 ___ __: Ferdinand
  1903 ___ __: Arthur
  1905 ___ __: David
  1908 ___ __: Anna
  1909 ___ __: Albert
  1912 ___ __: Martha
  1915 ___ __: Matilda

1929 Mar 23: Katharina Thiessen Harms dies; buried Herold Mennonite Church Cemetery, Bessie, OK. (9,11)

1930 Dec 6: David A. Harms marries Katherine Duerksen. (9)

1948 Dec 20: David A. Harms dies; buried Herold Mennonite Church Cemetery, Bessie, OK. (9,10)

1975 Aug: Katherine Duerksen Harms dies; buried Greenwood Cemetery, Newton, KS. (12)

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