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Samuel Zehr b. 8 Jan 1867 Deer Creek, Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., IL d. 30 Jun 1940 Meadows, McLean Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Samuel Zehr

Male 1867 - 1940  (73 years)


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  • Name Samuel Zehr  [1
    Born 8 Jan 1867  Deer Creek, Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Jun 1940  Meadows, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Waldo Cemetery
    Person ID I1087  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 25 May 2019 

    Father Christian Zehr,   b. 12 Nov 1812, Laim, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1893, Deer Creek, Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Marie (Mary) Oyer,   b. 16 Apr 1823, Niderhoff, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1893, Deer Creek, Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 12 Aug 1844  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Wedding performed by bishop Michael Moseman. The Zehrs probably belonged to the Mackinaw Meeting Amish congregation
    Notes 
    • Source 356 says, “In his native land he married Mary Oyer, born in France in 1823, and who died November 22, 1892, one month before her husband.”
    Family ID F145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth (Lizzie) Lehman,   b. 26 Apr 1868, Nebraska Twp., Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1925, Rooks Creek Twp., Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1887  McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Albert Christian Zehr,   b. 18 Dec 1889, Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1963  (Age 73 years)
     2. Arthur A. Zehr,   b. Feb 1895,   d. 1958  (Age ~ 62 years)
     3. Roy Gilbert Zehr,   b. 14 Nov 1897, Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1952, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     4. Elsie V. Zehr,   b. 31 May 1901
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jan 1867 - Deer Creek, Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jun 1887 - McLean Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jun 1940 - Meadows, McLean Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S26] Jacob Zehr, 1825-1898, Mackinaw Meeting Preacher, Margaret and Verle Oyer.

    2. [S793] Samuel Zehr Family Information, Spring Neely .

    3. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/62460955/samuel-zehr.

    4. [S398] Amish Mennonites in Tazewell Co., Joseph Staker.


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