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Phillip King b. 14 Aug 1829 Esslingen By Landau, Rheinland-Pfalz, GR d. 28 Feb 1914 IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Phillip King

Male 1829 - 1914  (84 years)


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  • Name Phillip King 
    Born 14 Aug 1829  Esslingen By Landau, Rheinland-Pfalz, GR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Feb 1914  IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I13162  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2019 

    Family Barbara Powell 
    Married 23 Jan 1858  Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • “Probably” in Woodford Co.
    Children 
     1. Edward King,   b. 23 Nov 1863, Washington, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Anna Salomi King,   b. 21 Jan 1869,   d. 9 Sep 1948  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2011 
    Family ID F9236  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Aug 1829 - Esslingen By Landau, Rheinland-Pfalz, GR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Jan 1858 - Woodford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obiturary Transcription By Duane Busby, July 2, 1999.
      Name of newspaper unknown. Original newspaper format is reproduced below.

      Settler Is Called

      "Philip Koenig (King) a well known and highly respected old settler of this city, passed to his final reward last Sunday after several years of general debility from advancing age. Philip Koenig was born on the 14th day of August 1829 in Esslingen, by Landau, Rhine Pfals,Germany. He came to this country. in the year 1851 and settled for a time in Rochester, N. Y. In the year 1853 he came to Illinois and settled in Groveland township, where he resided for some time. He came to Washington about twenty-three years ago, where he lived to the day of his death. In 1856, while living in Groveland, he was converted and united with the Evangelical church of which he was a faithful member to the end.
      In the year 1858 Mr. Koenig was married to Barbara Powel. To this union were born four sons and one daughter. The sons are Henry, Albert of Chaatsworth, Edward of Mervin, Mo. and Isaiah, and one daughter Anna, now Mrs. Schrock of Fairview, Mich. The children of this union all survive him, though his wife preceded him in death.
      On the 3rd of March, 1876, he was again united in marriage. His second marriage was with Mrs. Mary Pelz, who, being a widow, brought two children into the family. Robert and Martha. The daughter Martha died in early youth. To this union were born two daughters, Emma, who departed this life very early, and Sadie, now Mrs. Grove. Thus gathers to his fathers Mr. Koenig. He departed this life after along pilgrimage, continuing through 85 years, 6 months and 14 days. He leaves to mourn his departure a deeply sorrowing wife, four sons, one step-son, two daughters, sixteen grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.
      Philip Koenig was a man of sterling character, respected by all who knew him. He was faithful to his family and to his church. For a number of years he was a great sufferer, but he bore his sufferings with christian patience. He often expressed his desire to be at rest. This desire was granted him on Sunday morning last, February 28th, when he peacefully fell asleep in Jesus. He rests from his labors and his works do follow him.
      Funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Evangelical church, conducted by the pastor G. A. Manshardt. "

  • Sources 
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