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David Birkey b. 7 Jul 1861 d. 26 Jun 1926: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

David Birkey

Male 1861 - 1926  (64 years)


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  • Name David Birkey  [1
    Born 7 Jul 1861  [2
    Gender Male 
    Religion Mennonite 
    Died 26 Jun 1926  [2
    Buried Tiskilwa, Bureau Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mount Bloom Cemetery
    Person ID I4136  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2019 

    Father Valentine Bircky (Birky),   b. 12 Oct 1821, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1901, Tiskilwa, Bureau Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Springer,   b. 24 Jul 1830, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1921, Tiskilwa, Bureau Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 4 Feb 1850  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F81  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Noder,   b. 3 Mar 1876,   d. 7 Aug 1961  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 9 Feb 1898 
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F2910  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Tiskilwa, Bureau Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit:
      Birkey.-David Birkey, son of Valentine and Elizabeth Birkey, was born July 7, 1861, near Tremont, Ill.; died June 16, 1926, at his home in Tiskilwa; aged 64y. 11m. 21d. He was married to Miss Margaret Noder, Feb. 9, 1898. Mr. Birkey joined the Mennonite Church while a young man and remained a member until his death. June 19 (the day of the funeral) was to be the Birkey reunion, which he looked forward to with enthusiasm, but it was only granted to him as beloved relatives came to his side after death. He leaves to mourn his death, besides his wife, 5 sisters (Mrs. Katherine Albrecht, Mrs. Elizabeth Albrecht, Mrs. Fannie Schantz, Mrs. Mary Sutter, and Mrs. Anna Schantz) and 3 brothers (John, Valentine, and Joseph) and a host of friends. Funeral services were held at Tiskilwa where Mr. Birkey had been a resident for 18 years. The services were conducted y Mr. King, of Carlock, Ill. Interment was made in Mt. Bloom cemetery. [4]

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

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

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

    4. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https:&|;&|;www.findagrave.com&|;memorial&|;28457314&|;david-birkey.


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