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Christian Martin b. 20 Jan 1815 d. 22 Feb 1882 Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Christian Martin

Male 1815 - 1882  (67 years)


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  • Name Christian Martin  [1, 2
    Born 20 Jan 1815 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Feb 1882  Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 25 Feb 1882  Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Hopedale Mennonite Cemetery
    Person ID I4763  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 24 May 2019 

    Father Christian Martin,   b. 11 Nov 1789, Zilling, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1873, Imling, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth (Marie Barbe) Zehr,   b. 1789, Hellering-lès-Fénétrange, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1873, Imling, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 13 Dec 1810  Domevre-sur-Vezouse, Meurthe-et-Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Their civil marriage entry described the groom as cultivator Christianne Martin, a resident of Zilling, a son of cultivator Christianne Martin and Elizabeth Kog [Barbe Koch] who were present and consenting. The bride was described as Elisabethe Zert, a resident of Domèvre, daughter of cultivator Christianne Zert and Catherine Littviller who were present and consenting. Witnesses included cultivator Christianne Zert, 49, father of the bride; Christian Kerbre [Gerber], 49, friend of the bride living at Herbéviller; Christian Martin, cultivator, 68, father of the groom living at Zilling; and Jean Frey, 40, friend of the groom living at Zilling.
    Family ID F3368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marie Zehr,   b. 22 Apr 1822, Chazelles, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1913, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 22 Feb 1841  Imling, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Christophe Martin,   b. 25 Aug 1843, Gosselming, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1907, Garden City, Cass Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. Barbara Martin,   b. 2 Nov 1846, Gosselming, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1885  (Age 39 years)
     3. Joseph Martin,   b. 1853
     4. Benjamin Martin,   b. 26 Jun 1856, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1909, Chicago, Cook Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 26 May 2014 
    Family ID F3369  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Feb 1841 - Imling, Moselle, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Feb 1882 - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 25 Feb 1882 - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit: Herald of Truth, March 1882:
      "On the 22nd of Feb., near Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Ill., Christian Martin, aged 76 years and 26 days. He was a peace-loving member of the Amish Mennonite church. He was buried on the 25th. Services were held at the house by John Naffziger, Joseph Springer, and Christian Naffziger, and at the meeting-house by Noah G. Augspurger. He leaves a widow and four children."

      They sailed from Le Havre on the Hanover, and arrived at New Orleans June 16, 1848. The passenger list shows carpenter Christophe Martin, 33, France; Marie, 26; Christophe, 4; and Barbe, 1. [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S269] GeneaNet Family Tree of Jean François Lorentz .

    2. [S260] Christian and Nicolas Martin of Hopedale, Ardys Serpette.

    3. [S196] Herald of Truth Obituaries.

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


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