Immigrant Dirksens from Dakota and Duerksens from Kansas

IMMIGRANT DIRKSENS IN DAKOTA AND DUERKSENS IN KANSAS

On June 14, 1953 many Dirksen and Duerksen families were in theVeterans Memorial Hall at Shafter, CA.Most were members of the Seventh-day Adventist church, but religion was not their only bond. They shared a common ancestor, a progenitor, named Johann Cornelius Dircks, a Dutch Mennonite who lived nearDragacz, Polandbetween 1760 and1850. He is onGRANDMA(#75039) andAncestry.com(#13422620045).

Shafter CA
1914
N Dakota
1900
MB to SDA
1881
S Dakota
1876
Kansas
1874
Russia
1820
Prussia
1760
Their Dutch ancestors emigrated first to Prussia, then to Russia and then to Kansas or South Dakota in the 1870s.
Abraham came to South Dakota, Jacob came to Kansas, John recorded their history and Alvin published it.