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Elisabeth Bircky (Birky) b. 1826 Bavaria, GR d. Oct 1866 Tazewell Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Elisabeth Bircky (Birky)[1]

Female 1826 - 1866  (40 years)


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  • Name Elisabeth Bircky (Birky)  [2
    Born 1826  Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Immigration Oct 1846  NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On Ship Kilby: Joseph, 29; Catherine Augustein, 21; Barbara Augustein, 20 (Joseph’s wife-to-be); and Valentine Burkey, 26, Joseph’s brother. Catherine Augustein later married a John Burkey.
    Reference Number 169 
    Religion Amish Mennonite 
    Died Oct 1866  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I169  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2018 

    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, Baierthal, 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  [3
    • 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 Johannes Bircky (Birky),   b. 25 Jan 1815, Augsburg, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1896, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 7 Jan 1847  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Birky,   b. 25 Dec 1847,   d. 13 Apr 1898  (Age 50 years)
     2. John Birky,   b. 1848,   d. 1848  (Age 0 years)
     3. Christian J. Birky (Birkey),   b. 12 Mar 1851, Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1939, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     4. Valentine B. Birky (Birkey),   b. 14 Apr 1854, Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1924, Foosland, Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. Katherine Birky,   b. 5 Jan 1863, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1928, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2005 
    Family ID F78  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Oct 1846 - NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Jan 1847 - Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Oct 1866 - Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] The Berkey Book, Ruth Berkey Reichly, (Arlington, VA).

    2. [S245] Valentine Birkey - Probate record .

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


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