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Nicholas H. Slagell b. 22 Apr 1849 Tazewell Co., IL d. 28 Jun 1913 Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Nicholas H. Slagell[1]

Male 1849 - 1913  (64 years)


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  • Name Nicholas H. Slagell 
    Born 22 Apr 1849  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • near Tremont
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1880  Pike Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1910  Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 28 Jun 1913  Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1920  Nebraska Twp., Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Waldo Cemetery
    Person ID I6012  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2019 

    Father Bishop Christian Schlegel,   b. 17 Jan 1819, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1884, Pike Twp., Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Salome Sommer,   b. 1 Jul 1819, Neuviller-la-Roche, Bas-Rhin, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1890, Pike Twp., Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 16 May 1842  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F5299  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria Steinman,   b. 13 Dec 1855, Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1932, Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 7 Sep 1873  Chenoa, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Roy Anton Slagell,   b. ? 2 Jun 1895,   d. 30 Mar 1944  (Age ~ 48 years)
     2. Fay Fenton Slagell,   b. 2 Jun 1895
     3. Raymond F. Slagell,   b. 2 Jun 1895, Dewey, Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1968, Bloomington, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Katie Slagell
     5. Salome (Sally) Slagell
     6. Aaron Chris Slagell
     7. Daniel N. Slagell
     8. Samuel Slagell
     9. Alice M. Slagell,   b. 1889,   d. 1963  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2005 
    Family ID F4177  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Apr 1849 - Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Sep 1873 - Chenoa, Livingston Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Pike Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Champaign Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jun 1913 - Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Nebraska Twp., Livingston Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit:
      Slagell.--Nicholas H. Slagell was born in Tazewell Co., Ill., April 22, 1849; moved with his parents to Livingston Co. in 1863; united with the Amish Mennonite Church in his youth and remained faithful to the end. He was married to Mary Steinman, Sept. 7, 1873. To this union were born 5 sons and 3 daughters. In January, 1913, he moved from near Fisher, Ill., to near Flanagan, Ill., at which place he died of cancer of the stomach June 28, 1913. He was bedfast a few weeks, being very patient through all. He leaves a loving companion, 5 sons and 3 daughters who were present at the time of his death with the exception of one daughter. He also leaves 7 grandchildren, 1 adopted grandchild, 3 brothers and 5 sisters and many friends to mourn his departure. He was ready and willing to go. Funeral services were held at the house by Bro. Dan Orendorff from Prov. 39:5, and at the church by Bro. Peter Zehr in German and Bro. Geo. Sommers in English from II Cor. 5:1. Interment in the Waldo Cemetery. "For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain."

  • Sources 
    1. [S432] Birky/Steinman Family Records.

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

    3. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/89614633/nicholas-h_-slagell.


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