Catharina Birky b. 18 Jan 1829 Nymphenburg, Bavaria, GR d. 18 Mar 1870 IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Catharina Birky

Female 1829 - 1870  (41 years)


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  • Name Catharina Birky  [1, 2
    Born 18 Jan 1829  Nymphenburg, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    • Father Valentin described as farm leaseholder, Mennonite, from Dachau, Weilbach, No. 17, normal birth at 1:00 am.
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number 168 
    Religion Amish Mennonite 
    Died 18 Mar 1870  IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Groveland, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Landes Mennonite Cemetery Grave #29 on printed plot map dated 8/12/2013
    Person ID I168  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2020 

    Father Valentin (Valentine) Bircky (Birky),   b. 1794, Dehlingen, Völlerdingen, 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 Elisabeth 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 1812  Munich, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • about 1812-1813 - 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 Joseph Ropp,   b. 6 Jul 1823, Largitzen, Haut-Rhin, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1885, Washington, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 3 Feb 1850  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Ropp,   b. 1850,   d. 1955  (Age 105 years)
     2. Barbara Ropp,   b. 25 Nov 1851,   d. 25 Jan 1882  (Age 30 years)
     3. Amos Ropp,   b. 1852
     4. Josephine Ropp,   b. 1854,   d. 1883  (Age 29 years)
     5. Daniel Ropp,   b. 20 Aug 1855, Elm Grove Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1946, Kansas City, Jackson Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     6. Catherine Ropp,   b. 1857,   d. 1892  (Age 35 years)
     7. Veronika (Fannie) Ropp,   b. 1858,   d. 1885  (Age 27 years)
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F77  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jan 1829 - Nymphenburg, Bavaria, GR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Feb 1850 - Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Groveland, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • [7]

  • Sources 
    1. [S245] Valentine Birkey - Probate record .

    2. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/137736124/catherin-ropp.

    3. [S894] Valentine and Elizabeth Birki family information.

    4. [S103] Illinois Ministers Attending Amish Ministers’ Meetings of 1862-1878, Steven R. Estes, Gives year incorrectly as 1826.

    5. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, Gern, Landkreis Ansbach, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany. Also, gives the date as 31 Jan.

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

    7. [S681] Ropp Family Bulletin.


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