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Michael Zehr b. 29 Sep 1798 Gros-Réderching, Moselle, Lorraine, FR d. 27 Feb 1880: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Michael Zehr[1]

Male 1798 - 1880  (81 years)


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  • Name Michael Zehr 
    Born 29 Sep 1798  Gros-Réderching, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Olferding farm
    Gender Male 
    CLER
    Immigration 19 Jun 1833  Lewis Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 27 Feb 1880 
    Person ID I4781  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 

    Father Michel Zehr,   b. ca 1755/1759,   d. 1 Jun 1813, Gros-Réderching, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Mother Anne Marie Kohler,   b. 1753, Colmar, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1806, Gros-Réderching, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 1785  [4, 5
    Family ID F835  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Jantzi,   b. 25 May 1793, Bistroff, Moselle, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1886, Croghan, Lewis Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1811  Gros-Réderching, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Bistroff area
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F3379  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Sep 1798 - Gros-Rederching, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Oct 1811 - Gros-Rederching, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Michael Zehr and family arrived on the Ship Barque Statera, arriving in New York on June 19, 1833 with 112 people. There were many members of the Anabaptist families that came on this ship, going to Lewis Co., New York, and to Ontario, Canada.

      Children
      1. Michael J ZEHR b: 25 DEC 1812 in Lorraine France
      2. Christian ZEHR b: 11 JAN 1815 in Valmont, Lorraine, France
      3. George ZEHR b: 18 JAN 1817 in Lorraine France
      4. Anna ZEHR b: 26 FEB 1819
      5. John ZEHR b: 25 FEB 1821
      6. Joseph ZEHR b: 14 JUN 1823
      7. Pierre ZEHR b: 29 MAR 1825 in France
      8. Barbara ZEHR b: 3 DEC 1827
      9. Catherine ZEHR b: 25 MAY 1830
      10. Susanna ZEHR b: 20 FEB 1832
      11. Andrew ZEHR b: 8 MAY 1834 in France
      12. Jacob ZEHR b: 24 FEB 1838 in Croghan, Lewis Co New York”

      From an unknown source

  • Sources 
    1. [S274] Widrick Genealogy & Mennonite Surnames of Lewis County, New York & The Widrick (Wuthrich) Genealogical Database.

    2. [S1121] Jantzi/Yantzi/Yancey Family Origins, Part I, Bruce W. Jantzi.

    3. [S795] Immigrant Ancestors of Peter Zehr (1874-1960), Hope Kauffman Lind, Gives birthdate as 1791.

    4. [S691] Histoire et Genealogie, Les Anciennes Populations de Rhodes, Robert Boehn, (Robert Boehm, Sarrebourg, FR).

    5. [S795] Immigrant Ancestors of Peter Zehr (1874-1960), Hope Kauffman Lind, Gives date as ca 1787 at Meisenthal, Gros-Rederching.


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