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Marie Zehr b. 22 Apr 1822 Chazelles, Moselle, FR d. 1 Feb 1913 Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Marie Zehr

Female 1822 - 1913  (90 years)


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  • Name Marie Zehr  [1
    Born 22 Apr 1822  Chazelles, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Occupation Miller 
    Residence 1842-1846  Gosselming, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Alzing Ferme
    Residence 1846  Gosselming, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Chief miller at Bromsenhof
    Died 1 Feb 1913  Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 4 Feb 1913  Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Hopedale Mennonite Cemetery
    Person ID I4764  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 24 May 2019 

    Father Georg Zehr,   b. 1794,   d. 1849  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth (Barbe) Mosimann,   b. 3 Jul 1802,   d. 1876  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1821  [2
    Family ID F3370  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christian Martin,   b. 20 Jan 1815,   d. 22 Feb 1882, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 22 Feb 1841  Imling, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    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 MapsBorn - 22 Apr 1822 - Chazelles, Moselle, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Feb 1841 - Imling, Moselle, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1842-1846 - Gosselming, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1846 - Gosselming, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Feb 1913 - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Feb 1913 - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit: Gospel Herald, February 1913:
      "Mary Zehr was born in Alsace, France April 7, 1822; died Feb. 1, 1913; aged 90 y. 8 m. 24 d. She was married to Christian Martin in 1841. To this union were born three sons and one daughter, all of whom preceded her to the home beyond the grave. She leaves 23 grandchildren and 63 great-grandchildren. She was converted in her youth and united with the Amish Mennonite Church by being baptized upon confession of her faith, and was faithful to the end. She was buried Feb. 4. Sermons by Daniel Nafziger, Samuel Gerber and John C. Birky. Text, Phil. 1:21 and I Cor. 15:51-58." Christian and Marie are buried in Mennonite Cemetery at Hopedale.

      During 1842-1846 this couple lived and worked at the farm Alzing, in Moselle, FR. [5]

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

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

    3. [S196] Herald of Truth Obituaries, Birth date-7 Apr 1822.

    4. [S196] Herald of Truth Obituaries.

    5. [S328] Anabaptiste de Sarralbe, Jean-Michel Engel.


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