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Elizabeth Zehr b. 17 Nov 1868 Woodford Co., IL d. 28 Nov 1946 Gibson City, Ford Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Elizabeth Zehr[1]

Female 1868 - 1946  (78 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Zehr 
    Born 17 Nov 1868  Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • On Zehr homestead near the Zimmerman Ford of the Mackinaw River
    Gender Female 
    Census 1940  Drummer Township, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The 1940 census of Drummer Township, Ford County shows Joseph Werner, 72, Illinois; Elizabeth, 71, Illinois; and daughter and music teacher Fern, 38, Illinois; and that on April 1, 1935 they had been living at Fisher, Champaign County.
    Religion Mennonite 
    Died 28 Nov 1946  Gibson City, Ford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Thanksgiving Day
    Buried Fisher, Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • East Bend Mennonite Cemetery
    Person ID I1139  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 26 May 2019 

    Father Bishop Jacob Zehr,   b. 17 Sep 1825, Manried, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1898, Deer Creek, Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Ehresman,   b. 11 Sep 1830, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1902, Deer Creek Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 21 Apr 1850  Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Werner,   b. 11 Nov 1867, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1957, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1897 
    Children 
     1. Alice Fern Werner,   b. 2 Apr 1902, Gibson City, Ford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1998  (Age 96 years)
    Last Modified 8 May 2001 
    Family ID F830  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Nov 1868 - Woodford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - Drummer Township, IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Nov 1946 - Gibson City, Ford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fisher, Champaign 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. [S134] Descendants of Christian Birky.

    3. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/28759563/elizabeth-werner#view-photo=166912563.


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