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100th Anniversary, Marriage of Alvin Birkey and Amelia Zehr

Today, January 29, 2013, marks the 100th anniversary of the marriage of Alvin Birkey (1891-1973)  and Amelia Zehr (1891-1965). They were married at the home of Peter and Barbara Heiser Zehr, rural Foosland, Illinois by Samuel Gerber of Tremont, Illinois.

In honor of the anniversary, here are a few photos of the couple and their family.

Alvin and Amelia's wedding photo

Alvin and Amelia’s wedding photo

Alvin and Amelia's wedding photo

Alvin and Amelia’s wedding photo

Marriage License

Marriage License

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A & A's children

Alvin and Amelia’s children. Born from Dec. 1913 to Feb 1933.
Oldest to youngest: Ellis “Turk”, Viola, Marvin, Floyd, Ivan, Margaret,
Carroll “Kelly”, Delmar “Del”. Roy Emery was born Aug 1923 and
died about a month later.

Metal plate from the casket of little Roy Emery who died about a month after his birth.

Metal plate from the casket of little Roy Emery who died about a month after his birth.

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