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Johannes (Jean) Bircky (Bircki, Percky) b. Abt 1748 d. 1802: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Johannes (Jean) Bircky (Bircki, Percky)

Male Abt 1748 - 1802  (~ 54 years)


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  • Name Johannes (Jean) Bircky (Bircki, Percky)  [1, 2, 3
    Born Abt 1748  [3
    • an estimation derived only from the birth year of his second wife
    Gender Male 
    Died 1802  [2
    Residence Abt 1803  Gern, Munich, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigration 11 Jun 1803  Lutterbach, Alsace, FR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Permission for emigration to Bavaria granted
    Immigration 1804  Lutterbach, Alsace To Bavaria Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Buscherbhof to Steingaden, Bavaria
    Religion Mennonite 
    Residence late 1700s  Rimsdorf, Lower Alsace, FR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Buscherhof, also near Saarewerden
    Person ID I14163  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2018 

    Family 1 Elisabeth Rubi,   d. Abt 1782 
    Married Abt 1776 
    Children 
     1. Johannes Bircky (Burkey),   b. 1777, Rimsdorf, Lower Alsace, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850/1860, Putnam Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F9873  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Barbara Bircki,   b. Abt 1748,   d. 24 Jan 1826, Perlach, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Children 
     1. Andreas Bircky (Burcky), Sr.,   b. 1778, Rimsdorf, Lower Alsace, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Barbara Birki,   b. Abt 1782
     3. Christian Birki (Birky),   b. 14 Mar 1788/9, Rimsdorf, Lower Alsace, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1866, Groveland, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Valentin (Valentine) Bircky (Birky),   b. 1794, Lutterbach, Alsace, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1860, Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     5. Maria Birki,   d. Bef 1851, Europe Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F7888  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt 1803 - Gern, Munich, Bavaria, GR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 11 Jun 1803 - Lutterbach, Alsace, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - late 1700s - Rimsdorf, Lower Alsace, FR Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • An entry from a document in Bern, Switzerland of emigrant families

      Jan 1700
      Benedikt Bürcky from Trimstein, Switzerland (abt 30 miles SE of Bern) moved to Griesbach, Alsace (Hanau-Lichtenberg)

      3 Jun 1710
      Christen Bürcky moving out from Switzerland

      3 Apr 1727
      Niclaus Bürcky from Höchststetten, Germany (Near Karlsruhe and Heidelberg) moved out with his children

      19 Sep 1748 (This could be our Johannes)
      Johannes Bürcky from Herblingen, Germany, moved to Zweibrücken/Palatinate/Germany. [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S551] The Amish Bircky and Bürcky Families in Bavaria, Herbert Holly.

    2. [S937] Bircky Story {Draft of article to be published}, Herbert Holly.

    3. [S398] Amish Mennonites in Tazewell Co., Joseph Staker.

    4. [S551] The Amish Bircky and Bürcky Families in Bavaria, Herbert Holly, p. 86.


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