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Joseph D. Birky b. 5 Sep 1899 Oberlin, Decatur Co., KS d. 23 May 1966 Milford, Seward Co., NE: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Joseph D. Birky[1]

Male 1899 - 1966  (66 years)


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  • Name Joseph D. Birky  [2
    Born 5 Sep 1899  Oberlin, Decatur Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 May 1966  Milford, Seward Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Milford, Seward Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Milford Mennonite Cemetery
    Person ID I2953  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2019 

    Father Daniel Birky,   b. 28 Feb 1870, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1901, Oberlin, Decatur Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Mother Mary Zeitler,   b. 30 Oct 1874, Minier, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1968, Geneva, Fillmore Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1892 
    Family ID F102  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ella Mae Schlegel,   b. 20 Nov 1899, Milford, Seward Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1919 
    Children 
     1. Harold Christian Birky
     2. Dallis Dellis Birky
     3. Goldie Marie Birky
     4. Stanley Joseph Birky,   b. 1 Apr 1925,   d. 5 May 1925  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 27 May 2001 
    Family ID F2085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Sep 1899 - Oberlin, Decatur Co., KS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 May 1966 - Milford, Seward Co., NE Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Milford, Seward Co., NE Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit:
      BIRKY, Joseph D., son of Daniel and Mary (Ziegler, Detweiler) Birky, was born at Oberlin, Kans., Sept. 5, 1899; died at Milford, Nebr., May 23, 1966; aged 66 y. 8 m. 18 d. On June 12, 1919, he was married to Ella Schlegel, who preceded him by 10 months. Surviving are 2 sons (Harold and Dallas), one daughter (Goldie - Mrs. Edd Reichwaldt), 7 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, his mother, one brother (Jake), one sister (Lydia - Mrs. Henry Reeb), 2 half brothers (Perry and Fred Detweiler), and 2 half sisters (Mrs. Lavern Roth and Mrs. Fred Reeb). Preceding him in death were one son, 2 grandchildren, 2 half sisters, and one half brother. Funeral services were held at the Milford Church, May 25, with Milton Troyer and John Springer officiating.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] The Berkey Book, Ruth Berkey Reichly, (Arlington, VA).

    2. [S16] Joseph and Catherine Stalter Good, Edna Schertz.

    3. [S11] Obituaries of Individuals.


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