Cornelius (Kornelius) Thiessen: Birth: 22 Dec 1862. Death: 25 May 1920
Title: Thiessen, Henry & Shirley
Page: 20 Mar 2008
Publication: Submission to GRANDMA Project by Henry & Shirley Thiessen. Original submission documents at Center for M.B. Studies, Fr
Title: Berlin Document Center A3342 EWZ50
Page: I077: 0542
Title: Familienregister unseres Urgrossvaters
Author: Thiessen, David D.
Title: Die Mennonitische Rundschau
Page: 12 Jul 1944, p6
Publication: Published in Elkhart, Indiana 1880-1908; Scottsdale, Pennsylvania 1908-1923; Winnipeg, Manitoba 1923-2007.
Note: Birth Source: Thiessen, Henry & Shirley, page 20 Mar 2008 Birth Source: Berlin Document Center A3342 EWZ50, page I077: 0542 Marriage Source: Die Mennonitische Rundschau Marriage Source: Familienregister unseres Urgrossvaters Death Source: Thiessen, Henry & Shirley, page 20 Mar 2008 Notes: Cf. Henry B. Tiessen, "The Molotschna Colony: A Heritage Remembered", esp. pp. 98-9 where he speaks of his grandfather, Johann Thiessen. He had a a "full farm" (Vollwirtschaft); he liked to follow the news; he also kept a complete daily diary on climatic conditions, about the beginning of seeding time, and about the various crop yields, etc. He was good at predicting weather conditions. He kept records for over 40 years. He had a modest collection of books. He and his wife wrote many letters and cards to their children.
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