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Salzmann, Michel (I14675)
 
2 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Schrock, Harley Jacob (I439)
 
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From an unpublished manuscript written by Verna Belsly in the 1980-90s.

"A church was built on one corner of the farm. Dad (Red Joe's grandson Joseph) donated the ground for it and a cemetery started there. I was too small to remember. I've tried to find out the date, but so far have not been able to get that information. Rev Strubhar of Washington Mennonite Church would come every few weeks and have a Sunday eve service and some of the Protestant families nearby became members. Hattie Goehring and I stood up when the invitation was given and sometime later there must have been around six of us who were baptized, but for communion we always went to the Washington church that was a mile east of Washington where the Pleasant View School now stands. In our little church we had S.S. and I recall at least one program--Children's Day, I presume. Later on, possibly after we moved to Washington, the church was sold and only the cemetery remains. "Red Joe" and his two wives had originally been buried in a little cemetery 1/4 mile further north, so their remains were transferred to the one where the church stood. There were just bones, and those of both wives were put in one container and their tombstone has the name of only the second wife. We knew the first wife was a Schrock but it was later revealed her first name was Barbara. She was the mother of "Red Joe's" only child, Christian, who was my Grandpa and my Dad's father. As mentioned, the second wife was Barbara Engel and I told my Father I thought she looked cross, but he said she was very kind so she must have been a good mother to little Christian who didn't remember his real Mother. What caused his Mother's death is not known. I heard several people died from cholera so perhaps she was a victim." 
Schrock (Schrack), Barbara (I474)
 
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Koch, Christian (I14213)
 
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Belsly, Anna Rose (I5350)
 
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Family F3980
 
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On the journey to America Jacob and his second wife were accompanied by Susanne and Anna, two daughters born to Jacob in his earlier marriage to Susanne Schertz. A son, Joseph, was born to Jacob and Elisabeth at sea, ten days before they disembarked in New Orleans. Jacob had married Elisabeth in February of 1830, only a few months before their departure. The aged Johannes lived with Jacob and Elisabeth in the community of Turquestein immediately before they emigrated. Jacob had a total of 10 children.

Peter Guth (Good) was administrator of Jacob’s estate. 
Oyer, Jacob (I371)
 
8 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Schrock, Donna Nadine (I1)
 
9 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Birkey, Cynthia Jo (I3)
 
10  Schrock, Orval Leo (I8)
 
11 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Hernandez, Ian Roeschli (I28)
 
12 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Birkey, Jonathan Drew (I33)
 
13  Birki (Bircki), Christian (I35)
 
14  Guth, Christian (I44)
 
15  Roggi, Elizabeth (I69)
 
16  Stalter, Christian (I78)
 
17  Hauter, Magdalena (I79)
 
18  Hauter, Magdalena (I87)
 
19  Stalter, Jakobine (I88)
 
20  Stalter, Ann Elisabeth (I115)
 
21  Kolby, Anthony (I116)
 
22  Widmer, Anna (I118)
 
23  Teuscher, Clara Marie (I136)
 
24  Burcky, Joseph (I163)
 
25  Birki, Maria (I166)
 
26  Birky, Katharina (Catherin) (I168)
 
27  Bircky (Birky), Elisabeth (I169)
 
28  Bircky (Birky), Magdalena (I170)
 
29  Bircky (Birky), Andréas (I171)
 
30  Litwiller, Catherine (I180)
 
31  Simmermacher (Sinemaker), Herman (I181)
 
32  Ropp, Joseph (I183)
 
33  Bircky (Birky), Jacobine (Phebe) (I186)
 
34  Hochstettler, Jacobina (I188)
 
35  Hochstettler, Peter (I190)
 
36  Birky, John (I197)
 
37  Eichelberger, Jacob (I205)
 
38  Birky, Mary (I214)
 
39  Schertz, Mabel Evelyn (I231)
 
40  Birkey, Marvin Alvin (I240)
 
41  Birkey, Ellis Leslie (I242)
 
42  Hedrick, Wilma Mae (I243)
 
43 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Allen, Emma Jean (I246)
 
44 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Birkey, Patricia Ann (I250)
 
45 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Birkey, Larry Eugene (I251)
 
46 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Stacey, Janice Jean (I253)
 
47  Stacey, James Alvin (I255)
 
48 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Birkey, Diana Lynn (I261)
 
49 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Birkey, Robert Scott (I262)
 
50 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Birkey, Shirley Ann (I263)
 

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