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Barbara Birky b. 3 Dec 1867 El Paso, Livingston Co., IL d. 22 May 1942 Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Barbara Birky[1]

Female 1867 - 1942  (74 years)


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  • Name Barbara Birky  [2
    Born 3 Dec 1867  El Paso, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 May 1942  Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I215  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2017 

    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 1 Joseph B. Litwiller,   b. 27 Dec 1864, Minier, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1921, Minier, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1888  Seldon, KS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Litwiller,   b. 19 Apr 1890, Decatur Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Alma Litwiller,   b. 10 Oct 1893, Oberlin, Decatur Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Jonas Litwiller,   b. Dec 1895, Oberlin, Decatur Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1896  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. Eli Litwiller,   b. 18 Sep 1897, Oberlin, Decatur Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1935, Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     5. William Litwiller,   b. 1 Jul 1900, Oberlin, Decatur Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1980, Gridley, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Roy Menno Litwiller,   b. 16 Aug 1902
     7. Emery Litwiller,   b. 24 Mar 1907, Shickley, Fillmore Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 May 2001 
    Family ID F101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jacob Egli,   b. 26 Jan 1863, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1946, Bloomington, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1928  [3
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2007 
    Family ID F3358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Dec 1867 - El Paso, Livingston Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Oct 1888 - Seldon, KS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 May 1942 - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit:
      Egli. - Barbara Birkey Litwiller Egli was born Dec. 3, 1867 near El Paso, Ill.; died at her home in Hopedale, Ill., after a lingering illness. On the morning of May 21 she suffered a stroke, passing away in the evening of May 22, aged 74 y. 5 m. 19 d. She united with the Mennonite Church in youth, and remained a faithful member until death. She was a Sunday-school teacher since Sunday school started, whenever her health permitted. Oct. 9, 1888, she was united in marriage to Joseph Litwiller. Seven children were born to this union (Joseph of Armington, William of Winamac, Ind.; Roy, Emery, and Alma of Hopedale). She also leaves 29 grandchildren. Her husband preceded her in death twenty-one years ago, also 2 sons (Eli and an infant son) and a daughter-in-law. She was again united in marriage to Jacob Egli, Feb. 19, 1928. She leaves her husband, 4 stepchildren (Mrs. Aaron Litwiller, Armington, Mrs. Asa Nafziger, Minier, John and Simon Egli of Hopedale), 29 step-grandchildren, and 15 step-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held May 24 at the Hopedale Mennonite Church, conducted by Bros. Ben Springer and Simon Litwiller. Interment in the Mennonite Cemetery.

      "Her longing wish is granted,
      Her pain and misery are ended.
      Into Heaven's mansions she entered,
      Never to sigh or to weep.
      Mother has fallen asleep."

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

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

    3. [S11] Obituaries of Individuals.


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