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Christophe Schrag (Gerard) b. 26 Oct 1797 Grostenquin, Moselle, Lorraine, FR d. 26 Dec 1850 Chassey Beaupré, Meuse, FR: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Christophe Schrag (Gerard)

Male 1797 - 1850  (53 years)


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  • Name Christophe Schrag (Gerard)  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 26 Oct 1797  Grostenquin, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 8
    • On Hinsange farm.

      “A marginal note on Christian’s death certificate indicates that, by court order in 1863, the name will be replaced by Gérard Schrag. The death certificate indicates he was born in Marimont, but his birth document indicates he was born in Grostenquin.”
    Gender Male 
    Residence Neufchateau, Meuse, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • by 1832
    Died 26 Dec 1850  Chassey Beaupré, Meuse, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Gondrecourt-Le-Château-at the age of 53

      “A marginal note on Christian’s death certificate indicates that, by court order in 1863, the name will be replaced by Gérard Schrag. The death certificate indicates he was born in Marimont, but his birth document indicates he was born in Grostenquin.” ?
    Buried Chassey Beaupré, Meuse, FR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2119  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2019 

    Father André Schrag,   b. Abt 1749, Mittelbach, Zweibrücken, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1809, Vergaville, Dieuze, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Susanne Christine Hirschi,   d. 15 Apr 1799, Vergaville, Dieuze, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1779  [10
    • Calculated from death document info.
    Family ID F734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Marie Barbe Saltzmann,   b. 1803, Denting, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1830, Goncourt, Haute-Marne, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 5 May 1827  Marimont Les Benestroff, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Pierre Schrag (Serach) (Gerard),   b. 9 Sep 1820, Marimont Les Benestroff, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Barbe Schrag (Serach) (Gerard),   b. 30 Dec 1827, Marimont Les Benestroff, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Joseph Schrag (Serach) (Gerard),   b. 28 Feb 1830, Marimont Les Benestroff, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F1501  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Marie Schrag (Gerard),   b. 15 Nov 1801, Marsal, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1843, Vouthon-Bas, Meuse, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 30 May 1830  Vic-sur-Seille, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Catherine Schrag,   b. 2 Nov 1830, Vic-sur-Seille, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Christophe Schrag (Gerard),   b. 21 Feb 1834, Rozières-sur-Mouzon, Vosges, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Joseph Schrag (Gerard),   b. 16 Feb 1836, Rozières-Sur-Mouzon, Vosges, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Nicolas Schrag (Gerard),   b. 2 Jun 1839, Vouthon-Bas, Gondrecourt-Le-Château, FR Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Madelaine Schrag (Gerard),   b. 16 Aug 1842, Vouthon-Bas, Gondrecourt-Le-Château, FR Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F1663  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Marie Neuhauser (Neyhouser),   b. 7 May 1796, Roan-sur-Plaine, Raon-l’Etape, Vosges, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1861, Gondrecourt-le-Château, Meuse, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1831  Goncourt, Haute-Marne, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Notes 
    • Witnesses: Jacques Mosimann, b. in 1732 and Barbe Roby, b. in 1728.
    Children 
     1. Marie Schrag,   b. 11 Nov 1831, Goncourt, Haute-Marne, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1860, Gondrecourt-le-Château, Meuse, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     2. André Schrag (Serach) (Gerard),   b. 6 Jan 1854, Gondrecourt-le-Château, Meuse, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1854, Gondrecourt-le-Château, Meuse, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Pierre Schrag (Serach)
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F1648  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Oct 1797 - Grostenquin, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Neufchateau, Meuse, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 May 1827 - Marimont Les Benestroff, Moselle, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 May 1830 - Vic-sur-Seille, Moselle, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Oct 1831 - Goncourt, Haute-Marne, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Dec 1850 - Chassey Beaupré, Meuse, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Chassey Beaupré, Meuse, FR Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • (Christophe SCHRAG) surname of Swiss origin
      (Christian GERARD) mispronounced to Gerard in France
      (SCHROCK) Anglicised to Schrock in America

      “Moved to Neufchateau by 1832.
      André was born four years after the given date of death for Christian. Then Christian and Marie Salzmann had two other now unknown children according to source.” [9]

  • Sources 
    1. [S113] Partial Genealogy of the Family of Christian Schrag/Schrock/Gerard, Neil Ann Stuckey Levine.

    2. [S112] Salt of the Earth: Joseph Saltzmann, Barbara Litwiller and Descendants, Katie Green.

    3. [S190] Schrag, Berki, Pelsey:, Jean Francois Lorentz.

    4. [S349] Caspar/Andre Schrag info from Maurice Hebert, Jean-Francois Lorentz.

    5. [S728] GeneaNet - Jean-Paul Neyhousser.

    6. [S269] GeneaNet Family Tree of Jean François Lorentz .

    7. [S398] Amish Mennonites in Tazewell Co., Joseph Staker, Gives birthdate as 17 Nov 1797.

    8. [S842] Birth document of Christian Schraque, 26 Oct 1797 (5 Brumaire year VI).

    9. [S684] Neyhousser/Neuhauser, Jean-Paul Neyhousser.

    10. [S113] Partial Genealogy of the Family of Christian Schrag/Schrock/Gerard, Neil Ann Stuckey Levine, Gives date as before 1781.

    11. [S269] GeneaNet Family Tree of Jean François Lorentz , 19 Oct 1831.


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