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Name: Classen, Jacob J. (1861-1904)


Historical Note:

Born 11 Aug 1861, Russia. Parents Jacob Classen and Katharina Janzen.

Married Maria Thiessen 29 December 1881.

Worked as a barber, school teacher, farmer.

Served as "Brandschulz" or fire insurance agent (in Nebraska). Involved in Jansen Creamery. Elected Kleine Gemeinde minister in 1900.

Died 7 January 1904, Jansen, Nebraska.

Sources:

GRANDMA database

Delbert F. Plett, <em>Dynasties of the Mennonite Kleine Gemeinde in Imperial Russia and North America</em> (Steinbach, MB: Crossway, 2000), 283-284.






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