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Magdalena Schlegel b. 3 May 1846 Tazewell Co., IL d. 3 Jul 1921 Roanoke, Woodford Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Magdalena Schlegel

Female 1846 - 1921  (75 years)


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  • Name Magdalena Schlegel  [1
    Born 3 May 1846  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Religion Amish Mennonite 
    Died 3 Jul 1921  Roanoke, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Metamora, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Stewart-Harmony Cemetery
    Person ID I11908  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2019 

    Father Bishop Christian Schlegel,   b. 17 Jan 1819, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1884, Pike Twp., Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Salome Sommer,   b. 1 Jul 1819, Neuviller-La-Roche, Bas-Rhin, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1890, Pike Twp., Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 16 May 1842  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F5299  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Peter Zimmerman,   b. 15 Dec 1842, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1931, Garden City, Cass Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 26 Feb 1865  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F8329  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 May 1846 - Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Feb 1865 - Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Jul 1921 - Roanoke, Woodford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Metamora, Woodford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit: Gospel Herald, August 1921:
      "Zimmerman - Magdalena, daughter of Christian and Salome Slagle, was born in Tazewell County, Ill., May 3, 1846, where she resided with her parents until her marriage with Peter Zimmerman which occurred on February 26, 1865. To this union were born four children: William of Carthage, Ill.; Edward of Garden City, Mo.; Jonathan of Colume, S. Dak., and Mrs. Lydia Helmuth of Roanoke. All were present with the bereaved husband and father when she passed to her reward on July 3 at her home in Roanoke, aged 75 y. and 2 m. Deceased united with the Amish Mennonite Church in her youth and remained a faithful and consistent member until her death. She leaves to mourn her loss besides her husband and children, nineteen grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, two brothers: Benjamin of Wayland, Iowa, and Daniel of Flanagan, Ill,; three sisters: Mrs. Elizabeth King of Heron Lake, Minn., Mrs. Salome Yordy of Roanoke, and Mrs. Lydia Smith of Flanagan. The funeral was held July 5 from the Harmony Mennonite Church. Bro. Joseph Reber of Shelbyville and Bro. Peter Gerber of Cazenovia conducted the services. Interment was made in the Metamora township Mennonite cemetery five miles west and two miles north of
      Roanoke."

  • Sources 
    1. [S398] Amish Mennonites in Tazewell Co., Joseph Staker.

    2. [S11] Obituaries of Individuals.


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