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Joseph Rediger b. 2 Mar 1826 Wimsheim, Baden, GR d. 8 Mar 1904 Meadows, McLean Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Joseph Rediger[1, 2]

Male 1826 - 1904  (78 years)


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  • Name Joseph Rediger  [3, 4, 5
    Birth 1826 
    Born 2 Mar 1826  Wimsheim, Baden, GR Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    • He was born on the Lärchenhof at Wimsheim, between Pforzheim and Stuttgart in what became Baden-Wu?rttemberg March 2, 1826. (Obermonsheim)
    Gender Male 
    CLER
    Residence 1850  Washington, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1859  Gridley, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Ordained 1863  Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Waldo Amish congregation
    Ordained 1865  Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Bishop
    Residence 1903  Meadows, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death 1904 
    Occupation Farmer, Minister 
    Died 8 Mar 1904  Meadows, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Waldo Cemetery. “The funeral was very largely attended and a deep mourning prevailed. Short sermons were preached in German by Peter Hostettler, of Groveland, IL; Rev. C. A. Egly, of Waldo; Rev. Gerig, IN; Rev Benjamin Rupp of the Salem Orphanage, preached in English.”
    Person ID I369  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2019 

    Father Benjamin Reidiger,   b. 1786, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1848, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Barbara Ehresman,   b. 27 Aug 1797,   d. 31 Aug 1861, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 20 Jul 1820 
    Family ID F4495  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Veronica (Fannie) Oyer,   b. 1834, Butler Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1872, Gridley, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1850  Farmdale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 9
    Children 
     1. Barbara Rediger,   b. 7 Oct 1853,   d. 31 Jan 1930  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2007 
    Family ID F159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna Farni,   b. 8 Jul 1827, Gosselming, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1897  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1876  Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2007 
    Family ID F4527  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Mar 1826 - Wimsheim, Baden, GR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Washington, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Oct 1850 - Farmdale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1859 - Gridley, McLean Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOrdained - 1863 - Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOrdained - 1865 - Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Jan 1876 - Livingston Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1903 - Meadows, McLean Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Mar 1904 - Meadows, McLean Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • This couple had 13 children.
      Joseph started the Salem Evangelical Mennonite church near Flanagan. Joseph’s ministry at Salem, and his cousin’s ministry in Indiana, are the beginnings in 1866 of the “Egly church” in Waldo Township, later known as Salem Defenseless Mennonite Church—today in 2018 , Salem Evangelical Mennonite Church. [1, 5, 11]

  • Sources 
    1. [S134] Descendants of Christian Birky.

    2. [S143] Amish Emigration Through Le Havre, Verle and Gordon Oyer.

    3. [S565] Old World Genealogy of Sebastian Reidiger (1720-1791) of Ottenweierhof in Baden, Neil Ann Stuckey Levine.

    4. [S197] Peter and Christian Farny: From France to Illinois, Ardys Serpette.

    5. [S1067] The Christian Egle and Marie Rediger Family, Duane L. Egle.

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

    7. [S134] Descendants of Christian Birky, Has date of 22 Mar 1826.

    8. [S565] Old World Genealogy of Sebastian Reidiger (1720-1791) of Ottenweierhof in Baden, Neil Ann Stuckey Levine, Has date of 22 Mar 1826.

    9. [S11] Obituaries of Individuals.

    10. [S453] Introducing the Members of my Extended Sommer Family: Joseph and Anna Mary (Gerig) Sommer, Donald W. Roth.

    11. [S199] The Oyer Family Comes to America, Verle Oyer.


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