Elisabeth Bircki b. 24 Jan 1802 FR d. 24 Jan 1892 Elm Grove Twp., Tazewell Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Elisabeth Bircki

Female 1802 - 1892  (90 years)


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  • Name Elisabeth Bircki  [1, 2
    Born 24 Jan 1802  FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    USR1 infirmities of old age 
    Died 24 Jan 1892  Elm Grove Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Elm Grove Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Pleasant Grove Cemetery as Elizabeth Schrag (Aug 2020 - unable to find this in FAG)
    Person ID I1979  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2020 

    Family Christian Schrag,   b. 23 Dec 1798, Zweibrücken, Rheinland-Pfalz, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1831, Unterföhring, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married Abt 1821 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Schrag,   b. 30 Mar 1822, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1899, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Magdalena Schrock,   b. 24 Mar 1824, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1914, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Christian Schrag,   b. 24 Apr 1826, Kosching, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1917, Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     4. Barbara Schrag,   b. 17 Aug 1828, Koesching, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1911, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F1402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Jan 1892 - Elm Grove Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elm Grove Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit: Herald of Truth, February 1892:
      "On the 24th of January, 1892, near Pekin, Ill., of the infirmities of old age, Elizabeth, widow of Christian Schrag, aged 90 years. She had been a widow for 31 years [61 years?]. She leaves four children, 23 grandchildren and 54 great-grandchildren. Her last words were, 'Come, Lord Jesus.' Buried in the Pleasant Grove graveyard. Funeral services by D. Roth, P. Ropp, Em. and Joseph Litwiller, and Joseph Buercky, of Tiskilwa, Ill."
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      Elizabeth traveled to Butler Co., OH with her daughter Barbara after the death in Germany of her husband where Barbara may have met and become engaged to Joseph Heiser. From there they went to the Elm Grove area of Tazewell Co. She may have been a daughter of Christian “Christel Burcky/Bircki and Barbara/Barbe Koch. [1, 4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S111] Letter to Donna Birkey re: Schrag family, Yvonne M. Zaher.

    2. [S11] Obituaries of Individuals.

    3. [S977] Elisabeth Schrag Gravestone.

    4. [S398] Amish Mennonites in Tazewell Co., Joseph Staker, Email 26 May 2007.


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