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Joseph Schrag, Jr. b. 7 Jun 1799 Gondrexange, Moselle, FR d. 9 Feb 1805 Gondrexange, Moselle, FR: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Joseph Schrag, Jr.

Male 1799 - 1805  (5 years)


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  • Name Joseph Schrag  [1
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 7 Jun 1799  Gondrexange, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Probably at the mill in Gondrexange. 19 Prairial VII of the Republic (translated by NASL)
    Gender Male 
    Religion Amish Mennonite 
    Died 9 Feb 1805  Gondrexange, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • At age 5 yrs. 6 mo. (20 Pluviose XIII)
    Person ID I470  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2019 

    Father Joseph Schrag (Schrack),   b. 17 Mar 1772, Bistroff, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1830, Rhodes, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Maria Engel,   b. 1774, Gosselming, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1800  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 13 Aug 1798  Gosselming, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Fenetrange 57930 Alzing Ferme
    Notes 
    • Joseph was age 25 at marriage and Marie Engle was 26 years.

      Witnesses:
      Sebastian Ohmer, 64 years old and a blacksmith living in Gosselming.
      Jean Schrag, farmer living in the community of (Demascalle?), brother of Joseph.
      (Demascalle? may be Marshal/Marsal (Canton of Vic), a hamlet attached today to Vergaville, and
      near Bistroff)
      Jean Kamp, age 21, living in Bascha village of Rathe (probably Rhodes), neighborhood of ?
      Jean Newhauser, age 22, farmer living in Allzing, village of Gosselming. Named as a brother of Marie--actually he was a step brother, since Marie’s mother married secondly Jean’s father, Nicolas Neuhauser.
    Family ID F731  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jun 1799 - Gondrexange, Moselle, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Feb 1805 - Gondrexange, Moselle, FR Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • “Today, 19 Prairial VII of the Republic [or June 7, 1799], before me, municipal agent of the commune of Gondrexange, canton of Réchicourt, department of Meurthe, appeared Joseph Scarg [sic], miller at the said Gondrexange, who, assisted by Jean-Baptiste Molnoy [spelling from signature], 44, and Pierre Adrian, 32, also of Gondrexange, declared that Marie Eingle, his wife, gave birth today, at 1 a.m., in his house in the said Gondrexange, to a male infant which he presented to me and to whom he has given the first name of Joseph.  After this declaration, which Jean-Baptiste Molnony and Pierre Adrian have certified conforms to the truth of the presentation of the infant named above, I, by virtue of the powers vested in me, have prepared the present document which Joseph Scrag [sic], the baby’s father, and the two witnesses have signed with me.  Done at Gondrexange, the year and day as given.  Signatures: Joseph Schrag, Adrian, J.B. Molnoy, and thiébeau.”
      (Kindly note that the spelling of the first bureaucrat put in charge of civil record keeping at Gondrexange is atrocious, for common French words as well as for given names and surnames that are Germanic in origin. NASL)

      “37. Year XIII of the Republic, the 20th day of the month of Pluviôse [20 Pluviôse XIII = Feb. 9, 1805], before us [the editorial we], mayor of the commune of Gondrexange, officer in charge of civil recordkeeping in the said commune, department of Meurthe, canton of Réchicourt and municipality of the said Gondrexange, appeared Joseph Schrack, the father, and François Thiebeau, who have declared to us [the editorializing plural again] that, the 20th of the current month, Joseph Schrack, aged five years and six months, son of Joseph Schrack and of Marie Eingle, living at Gondrexange, died the 20th of the present month of Pluviôse, about 4 p.m., in the house of the said Joseph Schrack, and those making the declaration signed the present document with us [ditto], after it had been read aloud to them.
      Signatures: Joseph Schrag, François Thiebeau.” [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S320] Joseph Schrag, Jr. Birth document.

    2. [S247] Death record of Joseph Schrag (Schrack) (Serack).

    3. [S168] Marriage Record of Josef Schrag and Marie Engel.

    4. [S4] Johannes Schrock: His Children and Grandchildren, Willard Smith.


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