Catherine (Katie) Oyer b. 23 Jun 1856 IL d. 1910 Tazewell Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Catherine (Katie) Oyer

Female 1856 - 1910  (53 years)


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  • Name Catherine (Katie) Oyer  [1, 2, 3
    Born 23 Jun 1856  IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Date on Gravestone
    Gender Female 
    Census 1860  Groveland Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Listed as four years old, living with her parents
    Census 1880  Morton, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lsted as Joseph 'Stacker,' a 35-year-old harness maker in the household of wagon maker Daniel Steiner, 43. His birthplace is listed as Ohio, and that of his parents as Lorraine.
    Census 1900  Morton, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • They appear as harness maker Joseph 'Stacker', born in Ohio in September 1844; Katie, born in Illinois in June 1857; living with six of their children (they had 10).
    Census 1910  Pontiac, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Living with her sister Mary and her husband, Henry Bloom
    Died 1910  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Residence 1917  Peoria, Peoria Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • City Directory shows Catherine, wid. Jos, 515 5th Ave., and Irene Stecker at the same address
    Census 1920  Peoria, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Kathryen Stecker, 61, widowed daughter Maimie Paith, 31; daughter Irene Stecker, 23, son Fred, 35, Verna Paith, granddaughter, 11; Bennie Paith, grandson, 8; Juanita Schafer, granddaughter; Gale Schafer, 6, granddaughter.
    Buried Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Pleasant Grove Mennonite Cemetery
    Person ID I2713  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2018 

    Father Joseph Oyer,   b. 1820, LaGarde, Chateau Salins, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1864, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Catherine Schrock,   b. 18 Dec 1829, Dompcevrin, Meuse, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1893, Morton, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1848  OH Or IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F3638  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Stecker,   b. 12 Sep 1844, Butler Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1905, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 14 Dec 1882  [9
    Children 
     1. Ida Stecker,   b. 1884
     2. Fred Stecker,   b. 1885
     3. Mary (Maimie) Stecker,   b. 1888
     4. Elsie Rebecca Stecker,   b. 19 Feb 1892, Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1995, Morton, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 103 years)
     5. Frank Stecker,   b. 1895
     6. Katie Irene Stecker,   b. Aug 1896
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2005 
    Family ID F809  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Groveland Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Morton, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Morton, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Pontiac, Livingston Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1910 - Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1917 - Peoria, Peoria Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Peoria, IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • Had ten children. [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Johannes Schrock: His Children and Grandchildren, Willard Smith.

    2. [S819] Peter Schrock, Guardian of Rebecca and Irene Stecker.

    3. [S778] Katie Oyer Stecker 1 of 2, 2 of 2 (Joseph Stecker), Joseph Staker.

    4. [S461] Katie Oyer, Joe Staker, 23 Jun 1856.

    5. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/40926444/catherine-stecker.

    6. [S560] Schrock/Oyer/Kauffman, Joseph Staker.

    7. [S398] Amish Mennonites in Tazewell Co., Joseph Staker, 15 Jul 1936 (1835, according to Illinois Statewide Death Index).

    8. [S700] Guardian’s Report - Peter Schrock, Pekin.

    9. [S461] Katie Oyer, Joe Staker.


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