1812–1880 (Age 67)
Ostervesede, Rotenburg, Hanover, Prussia, Germany
When Engel Adelheid Wichern was born on 4 October 1812, in Ostervesede, Rotenburg, Hanover, Prussia, Germany, her father, Hinrich Wichern, was 27 and her mother, Catharina Ratjen, was 22. She married Joachim Diedrich Ehlen on 7 December 1841, in Sittensen, Zeven, Hanover, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in 1880, at the age of 68, and was buried in Saint Paul, Lee, Iowa, United States.
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