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Heinrich (Henry) Bircky (Birky) b. 31 Dec 1831 Arzbach, Bavaria, GR d. 4 Aug 1918 Groveland Twp., Tazewell Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Heinrich (Henry) Bircky (Birky)[1]

Male 1831 - 1918  (86 years)


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  • Name Heinrich (Henry) Bircky (Birky)  [2, 3
    Born 31 Dec 1831  Arzbach, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Normal birth with midwife Margareth Gschwind, at Schönbrunn.
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 21 Jun 1849  NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • via Liverpool, on ship Minnesota. Described as “infant.”
    Reference Number 167 
    Religion Groveland Evangelical Mennonite 
    Died 4 Aug 1918  Groveland Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Groveland, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Evangelical Mennonite Church Cemetery
    Person ID I167  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Elizabeth Unzicker (Hunziker),   b. 1796, Breimthal, Heidelberg, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1848, Gern, Munich, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married Abt 1812-13  Munich, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 2,500 Guilders given to the bride and groom on the occasion of their marriage by the bride’s family.
    Notes 
    • Settlement of Valentine’s estate lists Joseph first and Jacob seond--the rest in the same order as here.
    Family ID F12  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena Eigsti,   b. 24 Oct 1836, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1906, Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 30 Apr 1854 
    Children 
     1. David Birky,   b. 1 Mar 1855,   d. 6 Sep 1915  (Age 60 years)
     2. Barbara Birky,   b. 9 Jan 1857,   d. 2 Mar 1924  (Age 67 years)
     3. Valentine Birky,   b. 27 Oct 1858,   d. 24 Jan 1931  (Age 72 years)
     4. Nicholas Birky,   b. 9 Sep 1860,   d. 24 Apr 1944  (Age 83 years)
     5. Elizabeth Birky,   b. 28 Aug 1862, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1941, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. Mary Birky,   b. 10 Oct 1864,   d. 25 Feb 1953  (Age 88 years)
     7. Samuel Birkey,   b. 29 Mar 1866,   d. 3 Sep 1952  (Age 86 years)
     8. Magdalena Birky,   b. 12 Mar 1868, Morton, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1938, Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     9. Katherine Birky,   b. 25 Feb 1870,   d. 6 Sep 1958  (Age 88 years)
     10. Susana Birky,   b. 19 Jul 1872,   d. 29 Nov 1920  (Age 48 years)
     11. John Henry Birky,   b. 5 Apr 1875,   d. 16 May 1958  (Age 83 years)
     12. Anna Birky,   b. 15 Apr 1887,   d. 26 May 1964  (Age 77 years)
     13. Veronica (Fannie) Birky,   b. 14 Dec 1878,   d. 28 Feb 1956  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2007 
    Family ID F85  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Dec 1831 - Arzbach, Bavaria, GR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 21 Jun 1849 - NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Aug 1918 - Groveland Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Groveland, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2] The Berkey Book, Ruth Berkey Reichly, (Arlington, VA).

    2. [S245] Valentine Birkey - Probate record .

    3. [S507] The Nicholas Eigsti Family, Ardys Serpette, Emery Eigsti, Howard Eigsti.

    4. [S468] Birky and Springer immigration.

    5. [S551] The Amish Bircky and Bürcky Families in Bavaria, Herbert Holly, Death year given as 1854l.

    6. [S551] The Amish Bircky and Bürcky Families in Bavaria, Herbert Holly.


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