Mary (Clark) Gehring

Mary (Clark) Gehring (1856 - 1918)

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Mary Gehring formerly Clark
Born in Wagner twp, (Big Springs) Clayton county IAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Marion twp. Clayton Country IAmap
Profile last modified 4 Sep 2019 | Created 31 Mar 2018 | Last significant change: 4 Sep 2019
23:04: Janet (Gehring) Luise edited the Mother Status Indicator and Data Status (Mother) for Mary (Clark) Gehring (1856-1918). [Thank Janet for this]
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Biography

Mary was born in 1856. She died before our Dad (Lawrence) was even married so none of his ever saw our Grandma Gehring. She is from a family that has been here since the early 1600s and married a Swiss immigrant who she'd met while they were both at some teachers meetings in Elkader, IA. Her Dad liked having a big family around him. They stayed at his place near Big Springs close to Elkader. Their first child Elizabeth was also born here... Then her Dad lent them money to buy their farm closer to Elgin than Elkader in what was called the "Dutch Bottom" because the people on that side of the Turkey River spoke "Deutche"! In the Iowa marriage records for 1925 when her son Lawrence (our Dad) was getting married full names of all 4 parents are listed. [1] 1860 Census -- Mary was 4 [2]



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