Valentine S. Burkey b. 3 Dec 1848 IL d. 8 Sep 1935: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Valentine S. Burkey

Male 1848 - 1935  (86 years)


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  • Name Valentine S. Burkey  [1
    Born 3 Dec 1848  IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farm Implement Mechanic For Sonneman And Tobias Hardware Store In Washington, IL 
    Religion Evangelical Church Of Washington, IL 
    Residence Bef 1860  Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence Aft 1860  Washington, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 8 Sep 1935  [2
    Person ID I4113  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2020 

    Father Christian (Harry) Bircky (Burkey),   b. 4 Sep 1819, Obersanding, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1890, Milford, Seward Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Maria (Mary) Stalter,   b. 5 Mar 1820, Gern, Munich, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1916, Raymond, Seward Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 1838  Gern, Munich, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Family ID F82  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Anne Blumenshine,   b. 1849,   d. 6 May 1927  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1879  [6
    Children 
     1. Josephine Burkey
     2. Edna Burkey
     3. Frank Burkey
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F2897  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef 1860 - Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Aft 1860 - Washington, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • "History of Washington, Illinois, Sesquicentennial, 1825-1975"

      VALENTINE BURKEY FAMILY

      Valentine Burkey came to Washington as a young man
      in 1860 from Tremont, Illinois. He married Annie
      Blumenshine of Holland's Grove. Their home was on
      Peoria Street, now the site of General Telephone. He
      was employed by the Sonneman and Tobias hardware
      store and was their mechanic for the farm implements.
      The family were members of the Evangelical Church.

      A daughter, Mrs. Josephine Smith Heitzman, is
      deceased. Her living descendants are: daughter; Mrs.
      Clayton (Geraldine) Summer of Washington: grand-
      children; Carole Beebe, Leroy Summer of Metamora,
      and Nancy Farischon: great grandchildren; Douglas,
      Gregory Beebe, Chad, and Kara Farischon of
      Washington, Illinois.

      A daughter, Mrs. James (Edna) Sullivan, was a grade
      school teacher in our schools. She is now living in the
      Apostolic Home in Eureka, Illinois. She has two sons.
      Dr. Robert Sullivan of Washington, Illinois, whose
      children are Michael, John, Barth, and Kathleen
      Sullivan and also Dr. James Sullivan, Jr.. who lives in
      Omaha, Nebraska. He has seven children at that
      address.

      Frank Burkey, a son now deceased, was a cashier for
      the Danforth Banking Company. He was employed by
      the bank for many years. His daughter, Mrs. Roberta
      Corbin, is of Downers Grove, Illinois. A son, Robert,
      resides in Cleveland, Ohio. Grandchildren are Steven
      and Susan Burkey. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S815] .

    2. [S610] Heinrich and Jacobina Stalter of Gern near Munich, Gary L. Yordy.

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

    4. [S610] Heinrich and Jacobina Stalter of Gern near Munich, Gary L. Yordy, Place.

    5. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, Gives year as 1839.

    6. [S951] Descendants of Valentine Birkey and Elizabeth Unzicker.


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