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Jacob Birky b. 19 Sep 1855 Morton, Tazewell Co., IL d. 12 Jan 1917 Calkins, MT: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Jacob Birky[1]

Male 1855 - 1917  (61 years)


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  • Name Jacob Birky  [2, 3
    Born 19 Sep 1855  Morton, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Religion Mennonite 
    Died 12 Jan 1917  Calkins, MT Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • FAG: White Sulphur Springs, Meagher Co., MT
    Buried White Sulphur Springs, Meagher Co., MT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Mayn Cemetery
    Person ID I210  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2019 

    Father Joseph Bürcky (Birki),   b. 19 Mar 1828, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1906, Shickley, Fillmore Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Maria (Mary) Bircky (Birky),   b. 19 Mar 1833, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1908, Shickley, Fillmore Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 7 Jan 1851  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • By A. Ropp
    Family ID F11  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Martin,   b. 9 Apr 1864, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1952, Creston, Flathead Co., MT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1881  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Katherine Sarah Birky,   b. 18 Jan 1882,   d. 4 May 1949  (Age 67 years)
     2. Joseph Noah Birky,   b. 29 Dec 1883, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1953, Whitefish, Flathead Co., MT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Mary Ellen Birky,   b. 25 Mar 1886,   d. 20 Jun 1924  (Age 38 years)
     4. Amelia S. Birky,   b. 21 Jun 1888,   d. 1987  (Age 98 years)
     5. Elias Nicholas Birky,   b. 20 Jul 1891,   d. 1973  (Age 81 years)
     6. Leah B. Birky,   b. 2 Mar 1894,   d. 1975  (Age 80 years)
     7. Emma Rachel Birky,   b. 19 Sep 1897, Seldon, KS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1980, Hamilton, MT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     8. Benjamin Martin Birky,   b. 24 Aug 1901,   d. 1987  (Age 85 years)
     9. Menno Martin Birky,   b. 24 Aug 1901,   d. 1984  (Age 82 years)
     10. Elizabeth Ann Birky,   b. 24 Nov 1905
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F99  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Sep 1855 - Morton, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Apr 1881 - Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - White Sulphur Springs, Meagher Co., MT Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit:
      Birkey. Jacob Birkey of Calkins, Mont., was born Sept. 19, 1855, at Morton, Tazewell Co., Ill.; married to Mary Martin, April 12, 1881; died Jan. 12, 1917; aged 61 y. 4 m. 12 d. He was married 35 y. 9 m. To this union were born 10 children who survive him. He leaves a sorrowing wife, 4 sons and 6 daughters who were all present at the funeral; 11 grandchildren, 2 brothers, and 2 sisters; 1 brother was present. He joined the Mennonite Church in his youth, and remained faithful to his end. Funeral services at the church at White Sulphur Springs, Montana, conducted by D. D. Kauffman.

  • Sources 
    1. [S16] Joseph and Catherine Stalter Good, Edna Schertz.

    2. [S2] The Berkey Book, Ruth Berkey Reichly, (Arlington, VA).

    3. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/42287358/jacob-birky.

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


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