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Roy Gilbert Zehr b. 14 Nov 1897 Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL d. 25 May 1952 Woodford Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Roy Gilbert Zehr[1]

Male 1897 - 1952  (54 years)


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  • Name Roy Gilbert Zehr  [2
    Born 14 Nov 1897  Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 May 1952  Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried El Paso, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Evergreen Cemetery
    Person ID I12831  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 25 May 2019 

    Father Samuel Zehr,   b. 8 Jan 1867, Deer Creek, Washington Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1940, Meadows, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother 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  [1
    Family ID F788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Nov 1897 - Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 May 1952 - Woodford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - El Paso, Woodford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit:
      EL PASO-- Roy Zehr, 53, an airplane dealer in El Paso since 1936 died at 2:20 a.m. Sunday of a heart ailment He had been ill only one day.

      He was taken to the Vincent Memorial Home where services will be held at 2 p m Tuesday. The Rev Jack B North will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery with Masonic Rites. 

      Mr Zehr was born Nov 14, 1898 near Flanagan a son of Samuel and Elizabeth Lehman Zehr. He married Florence Harris Dec 30, 1919. He was a Veteran of World War I and engaged in farming until they moved to El Paso.
      Survivors are his wife, a son Wayne of El Paso; a daughter, Reta, at home; three brothers, Albert of Meadows, Arthur of Gridley, Lester of Graymont; a sister Miss Elsie Zehr of Meadows and two grandsons.

      A sons and three brothers preceded him in death.
      Mr Zehr was a member of the Mennonite Church and and the Masonic Lodge. [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S793] Samuel Zehr Family Information, Spring Neely .

    2. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/33424877/roy-gilbert-zehr.

    3. [S1060] Find-A-Grave.


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