Catharine Springer b. 1829 Solln, Bavaria, GR d. Abt 1849 IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Catharine Springer[1]

Female 1829 - Abt 1849  (20 years)


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  • Name Catharine Springer  [2
    Born 1829  Solln, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Near Munich. FAG gives birth as 1827
    Gender Female 
    Died Abt 1849  IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Metamora, Worth Twp., Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Hickory Point Cemetery
    Person ID I13908  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 

    Father David Springer,   b. 14 Oct 1806, Struth, Bas-Rhin, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1884, Minier, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Guth (Good),   b. 31 Jan 1803, Busenberg, Palatinate, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1849, Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Family ID F1939  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Peter Zehr,   b. 1 Jun 1819, Struth, Bas-Rhin, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1849, Worth Twp., Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 9 Dec 1849  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F9755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1829 - Solln, Bavaria, GR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Metamora, Worth Twp., Woodford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Dec 1849 - Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Peter and Catherine may have died from cholera within weeks of the ceremony. Catherine's headstone in Hickory Point Cemetery at Metamora describes her as, "Catharine Springer, Ehefrau des Peter Zehr gest. 1849." Peter's headstone says he was "Peter Zehr gest. 1849." [1]

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

    2. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/23893984/catharina-zehr.


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