Ekke Rieken of Shirum, Germany b 1835
Looking for more information on ancestors and other relatives of Ekke Rieken b 18 Oct 1835 in Shirum, Germany,m. Rieka Clausen 12 May 1873 in Peoria, IL.Danforth, IL and Albion, Neb.He died June 6, 1914 and is buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Albion, Neb.
Rieka Clausen was b 14 July 1848 Norden, Germany.She came to America in 1873.She died 23 Nov 1925 and is in same cemetery as husband.
They had eight children Nancy, Henry, George, Anna, Mary, Edward, Reka, and a child who died in infancy.