Joseph Sommer b. 1 Jul 1836 Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL d. 27 Jul 1912: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Joseph Sommer

Male 1836 - 1912  (76 years)


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  • Name Joseph Sommer  [1, 2, 3
    Born 1 Jul 1836  Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Jul 1912  [1
    Buried Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Mt. Hope Cemetery
    Person ID I4744  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2021 

    Father Joseph Sommer,   b. 13 Feb 1807, Neuviller-la-Roche, Bas-Rhin, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1847, Springfield, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Mary Verkler,   b. 12 Jun 1811, Azoudange, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1855, Congerville, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 1833  OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F3979  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Gingerich,   b. 1836, Butler Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 15 May 1859  Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2006 
    Family ID F3353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jul 1836 - Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 May 1859 - Woodford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Joseph was a farmer and stock raiser in Tremont Township. He owned 800 acres in Nebraska and 85 acres in Hancock Co., IL. On 10 July 1860, Joseph and Anne were living in Dillon Twp, Woodford Co., next door to Anne’s father and Joseph’s mother.

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

    2. [S271] Joseph Gingerich of Woodford County, Ardys Serpette.

    3. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15883034/joseph-sommer.


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