George Zehr b. 27 Sep 1825 FR d. 16 Apr 1904 Minier, Tazewell Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

George Zehr[1]

Male 1825 - 1904  (78 years)


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  • Name George Zehr 
    Born 27 Sep 1825  FR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1847 
    Died 16 Apr 1904  Minier, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • At home of son, Christian
    Buried 17 Apr 1904  Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Hopedale Mennonite Cemetery
    Person ID I2981  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2018 

    Father Johannes Zehr,   b. 1792,   d. 27 Mar 1842  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Madeleine Stepp,   b. 1793,   d. 6 Apr 1846  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 9 Feb 1825  [3
    Family ID F7512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara Litwiller,   b. 25 Sep 1831, Butler Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1899, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 12 Jan 1851  Butler Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Zehr,   b. 24 Nov 1851,   d. 26 Feb 1882  (Age 30 years)
     2. Christian Zehr,   b. 16 Jun 1857, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1922, Deer Creek, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Magdalena Zehr,   b. 18 May 1859, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1948, Bloomington, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     4. Barbara Zehr,   b. 1861
     5. Peter Zehr,   b. 1864,   d. 1922  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2006 
    Family ID F2104  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Jan 1851 - Butler Co., OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Apr 1904 - Minier, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 Apr 1904 - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit:
      ZEHR.-George Zehr died April 16, 1904, at the home of his son, Christian Zehr, near Minier, Ill., at the age of about 78 years. He had been sick quite a long time, but was very patient in his affliction. His hope was built on Jesus' blood and righteousness. He was a member of the A. M. congregation at Hopedale, Ill. Buried April 17, in the A. M. burying ground near Hopedale, Ill. Funeral by John Egli, Sr., in German and Samuel Gerber in English. John C. Birky

      From Wissembourg, France. (George does not belong in this family, but I need to decide where he belongs.)

  • Sources 
    1. [S87] Zehrs From Europe to Illinois, Ardys Serpette.

    2. [S196] Herald of Truth Obituaries.

    3. [S689] Pedigree Chart for Rodger Allen Salzman.


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