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Andréas Bircky (Birky) b. 11 Oct 1822 Bavaria, GR d. 7 Nov 1892 Tazewell Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Andréas Bircky (Birky)

Male 1822 - 1892  (70 years)


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  • Name Andréas Bircky (Birky)  [1
    Born 11 Oct 1822  Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 11.Oktober 1822 born Andreas Biriki-Father: Valnetin Birki from Unterweilbach-Mother: Elisabeth Unzicker aus Wiesloch nearby Heidelberg
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 23 Sep 1845  New York from Le Havre Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Magdaleine Burki, 22, with husband Jean Ackermann, 26, and son Joseph, 1 yr, on the ship Emerald from La Havre, with Master Howe. Traveling with them was André Burki, 24 (Magdalena’s cousin, Andrew Birky (Valentine's son). Also with the group from Bavaria (all farmers) was George Eichelberger, 29.
    Census 1850  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Andrew Burkie, 22; Catherine, 18
    Naturalization 1856?  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Declaration of Intent for Naturalization (Rec. #1-201) in Tazewell Co., IL for an Andréas Birkey, dated 25/28 Jan 1856. This Andréas was “born in Willbach, Bavaria, and arrived at port of NY in 1846.”
    Reference Number 171 
    Religion Amish Mennonite 
    Died 7 Nov 1892  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I171  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 4 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  [5
    • 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 Catherine Litwiller,   b. 28 Jul 1832, Butler Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1870  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 20 Jun 1848  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Mary Birky,   b. 23 Mar 1848, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1925  (Age 77 years)
     2. Amos Birky,   b. 3 Dec 1854,   d. 16 Jul 1937  (Age 82 years)
     3. Noah Birky,   b. 3 Dec 1854, Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1928, Morton, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. Peter Birky,   b. 29 Jan 1857, Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1947  (Age 90 years)
     5. Daniel Birky,   b. 16 Dec 1859,   d. 21 Mar 1927  (Age 67 years)
     6. Magdalena Birky,   b. 2 Apr 1862, Morton Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1943, Fort Wayne, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     7. Katherine Birky,   b. 18 Feb 1866, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1955  (Age 88 years)
     8. Aaron Birky,   b. 27 Nov 1868, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1890  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2007 
    Family ID F80  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jun 1848 - Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 1856? - Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Nov 1892 - Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 

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

    2. [S894] Valentine and Elizabeth Birki information, Herbert Holly.

    3. [S468] Birky and Springer immigration.

    4. [S593] Andreas Birky immigration.

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

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

    7. [S729] Research records sent to Alta Heiser Detweiler in correspondence by Gertrude Guth.

    8. [S962] Birkey-Landes Cemetery {Live}, Mary Ann Augsburger Kristiansen-Eng, P. 53.


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