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Anna Schrag b. 15 May 1787 Rhodes, Moselle, FR d. 10 Apr 1859 Farmdale, Tazewell Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Anna Schrag

Female 1787 - 1859  (71 years)


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  • Name Anna Schrag  [1, 2
    Born 15 May 1787  Rhodes, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Bachats? Headstone gives year as 1790
    Gender Female 
    Emigration 1831  NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Religion Amish Mennonite 
    Died 10 Apr 1859  Farmdale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    • At age 71
    Buried East Peoria, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Family cemetery on their land in East Peoria: 3550 East Washington St.- Robein neighborhood
    Person ID I1010  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2019 

    Father Caspar (Gaspard) Schrag,   b. 1744, Zweibrücken, Rheinland-Pfalz, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1794, Neuviller-la-Roche, Bas-Rhin, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Marie Blaser (Blaiser),   b. 1749,   d. 27 Nov 1792, Rhodes, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married Abt 1773 
    Family ID F390  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Pierre Ringenberg (Ringenberger),   b. 12 Jun 1786, Linstroff, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1861, East Peoria, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1810  Haute-Clocher, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • arr. de Sarrebourg (Haute-Clocher means high bell tower)
    Notes 
    • Anna’s surname is spelled (Schraque) on the marriage document.

      One of the witnesses to the marriage was the bride’s cousin, Jean Hirgie, a 58-year-old farmer at Haute-Clocher. (Could be Jean Hirschy, born 1752 in Haute-Clocher, who married Anne Rouvenacht (sister of Barbe Rouvenacht?) .
      The groom signed his name “Petter Rinckenberg” and the bride signed with an “x”, indicating she was illiterate. Catherine Kempt also signed with an “x”.

      Catherine Kempf was present and consented to her son’s marriage. [2]
    Children 
     1. Joseph Ringenberg,   b. 15 Oct 1810, Linstroff, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1817, Linstroff, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     2. Jean Ringenberger,   b. 12 Nov 1811, Grostenquin, Linstroff, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1886, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. Christian Ringenberger,   b. Feb 1814, Linstroff, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1814  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. Peter Ringenberger,   b. 3 Jun 1815, Grostenquin, Linstroff, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1892, Gridley, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     5. Chrisitian Ringenberger,   b. 26 May 1817, Linstroff, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1871, Washington, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     6. Anna Ringenberger,   b. 6 Nov 1819, Grostenquin, Linstroff, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1871, Alvin, Vermillion Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     7. Barbara Ringenberger,   b. 25 Sep 1821, Linstroff, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1864, Walnut Twp., Bureau Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     8. Mary Ringenberger,   b. 1 Oct 1823, Linstroff, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1905, Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     9. Catherine (Katie) Ringenberg,   b. 14 Nov 1826, Grostenquin, Linstroff, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1905, Farmdale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     10. Madelaine Ringenberg,   b. 12 May 1829, Grostenquin, Linstroff, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Abraham Ringenberg,   b. 28 Mar 1833, Lancaster Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1915  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F733  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 May 1787 - Rhodes, Moselle, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Jan 1810 - Haute-Clocher, Moselle, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 1831 - NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Apr 1859 - Farmdale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - East Peoria, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Anna and her husband are buried in the Rinkenberger Family Cemetery. It was established before 1859 on the 160-acre farm in Section 25 of Fond du Lac Township in Tazewell Co., about a mile north of Farmdale, IL, which immigrant Peter Rinkenberger purchased in 1837. It can be found in a clump of trees at the top of a hill, at 3550 East Washington St. in East Peoria, IL. [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S40] Original: Amische Mennoniten in Deutschland, Hermann Guth, (Masthof Press, Morgantown, PA).

    2. [S181] The Rinkenberger Family, Ardys Serpette.

    3. [S805] GeneaNet Family Tree of Peter Schrag.

    4. [S327] Haut-Clocher, France, Birthplace/alternate birth year.

    5. [S398] Amish Mennonites in Tazewell Co., Joseph Staker, Place Elm Grove, Tazewell Co., IL.

    6. [S170] Marriage Record of Anna Schrag and Peter Ringenberger.


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