Barbara Litwiller b. 25 Sep 1831 Butler Co., OH d. 12 Jun 1899 Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Barbara Litwiller[1, 2]

Female 1831 - 1899  (67 years)


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  • Name Barbara Litwiller 
    Born 25 Sep 1831  Butler Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Jun 1899  Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Hopedale Mennonite Cemetery
    Person ID I2982  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2018 

    Father Joseph Litwiller,   b. 29 Mar 1799, Diane-Capelle, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1884, Dillon Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Barbara Ulrich,   b. 20 Mar 1804, Walheim, Upper Alsace, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1847, Butler Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 19 Sep 1829  Hirsingue, Haut-Rhin, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George Zehr,   b. 27 Sep 1825, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1904, Minier, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 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 MapsBorn - 25 Sep 1831 - Butler Co., OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Jan 1851 - Butler Co., OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jun 1899 - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit:
      ZEHR. - On June 12, 1899, near Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Ill., Barbara Littwiller, wife of George Zehr, aged 67 years, 8 months and 17 days. She leaves her husband, four children, twenty-one grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She lived in matrimony forty-eight years, was a member of the Amish Mennonite Church and well liked by all who know her. She always admonished her children to do good, and tried to do good herself. She always had hopes and was glad to go to Jesus. She was buried on the 14th. Funeral services were conducted by John Egli, J. Littwiller, J. Egli and J. C. Birky. C.

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

    2. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/154926833/barbara-zehr.

    3. [S275] Abraham Wagler Found, Neil Ann Stuckey Levine.

    4. [S11] Obituaries of Individuals.

    5. [S161] French Records about the Family of American Immigrants, Peter Ulrich Jr. (b.ca 1767) and Katharina Lauber Ulrich (b.ca 1775), Neil Ann Stuckey Levine.


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