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Marie Schrag (Gerard) b. 15 Nov 1801 Marsal, Moselle, FR d. 13 May 1843 Vouthon-Bas, Meuse, FR: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Marie Schrag (Gerard)

Female 1801 - 1843  (41 years)


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  • Name Marie Schrag (Gerard)  [1, 2
    Born 15 Nov 1801  Marsal, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • (57)
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 May 1843  Vouthon-Bas, Meuse, FR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Her civil death entry described her as Marie Gerard, 43, the wife of Christophe Gerard, and a daughter of Jean Gerard and Anne Angville [Engel] born at Marsalle, Meurthe [Marsal, Moselle]. Witnessed by husband and cultivator Christophe Gerard, 48, a resident of Vouthon-Bas; and brother-in-law and miller Pierre Gerard, 46, a resident of Beaupre?, Chassey.
    Person ID I2421  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2019 

    Father Johannes (Jean Gerack) Schrag,   b. 2 Mar 1775, Bistroff, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1838, Vic-sur-Seille, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Anna Barbe Engel,   b. 28 Feb 1772, Kerprich-aux-Bois, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1810, Marsal, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 4 Feb 1797  Bistroff, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Witnesses included miller Jean Chertz [Schertz], 33, a brother-in-law of the bride living at Bischwald; farmer Nicolas Blanck, 50, a farmer at La Capelle, Bistroff (he was married to Madeleine Hirschi and resided on La Capelle farm at Linstroff); and Jean Klein, a lieutenant in a regiment of Hussars posted at Bistroff.
      The groom signed 'Hans Shrag,' and the bride signed with an 'x,' indicating she was illiterate.
    Notes 
    • Jean was age 22 at marriage. Married at a Bistroff house. Anna was 24.
      Jean was living and working at the mill named Bischwald when he wed.

      Witnesses:
      Jean Chertz, age 38 (born 1759), master of the mill at Bishvals, brother-in-law of future bride (“by virtue of his marriage to Barbara Engel (?1752-1823”).
      Nickolas Blank, farmer, age 50 (born 1744/1748), of la Capelle Bistroff.
      Jean Klein, Lieutenant in First Regiment of hussards (soldier on a horse) in Bistroff.
      Jacob Leck, age 46 (born 1751), forester in des Bois nationaux (national forest?), and has a station at said mill of Bishvals.
      Maire: Muller Laurent, Greffier [2, 5]
    Family ID F732  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christophe Schrag (Gerard),   b. 26 Oct 1797, Grostenquin, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1850, Chassey Beaupré, Meuse, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Nov 1801 - Marsal, 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 MapsDied - 13 May 1843 - Vouthon-Bas, Meuse, FR Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S191] Mennonite eGroup.com.fr, Various.

    2. [S297] Schrag (Gerach) Family information, Jean Francois Lorentz.

    3. [S169] Marriage Record of Jean Schrag.

    4. [S398] Amish Mennonites in Tazewell Co., Joseph Staker, 6 Mar 1797.

    5. [S137] Valentine Birky Remembers--1935 .


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