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Frederick Martin Weirich b. 6 Mar 1857 Schwaan, Mechelenburg, GR d. 7 Jan 1942 Champion City, Franklin Co., MO: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Frederick Martin Weirich

Male 1857 - 1942  (84 years)


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  • Name Frederick Martin Weirich 
    Born 6 Mar 1857  Schwaan, Mechelenburg, GR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer, auctioneer, deputy sheriff of Franklin County, Constable of Boone Township 
    USR1 Chronic myocarditis 
    Died 7 Jan 1942  Champion City, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • at home of son Julius
    Buried 11 Jan 1942  Leslie, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Martin-Weirich Cemetery, across road from his farm
    Person ID I645  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2019 

    Father Friedrich Johann Weirich,   b. 1824, Schwaan, Mechelenburg, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1897  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Louisa Caroline Schroeder,   b. 25 Jan 1829, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 23 May 1851  Schwaan, Mechelenburg, GR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F479  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret Jane “Maggie” Martin,   b. 1861,   d. 1881  (Age 20 years) 
    Family ID F1290  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Caroline (Carrie) M. Park,   b. 10 Mar 1864, Stanton, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1930, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1883  Champion City, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • At the groom’s family home
    Notes 
    • Married by JP, W.W. Johnson.
    Children 
     1. Oscar Gustave Weirich,   b. 16 Mar 1884, Champion City, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1968, Washington, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Charles Frederich Weirich,   b. 3 Feb 1886, Champion City, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1913  (Age 27 years)
     3. Newton William Weirich,   b. 2 Aug 1887, Champion City, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1891, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     4. Herman Eli Weirich,   b. 19 Dec 1889, Champion City, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1946, Sullivan, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     5. Otto Samuel Weirich,   b. 18 Jun 1890, Beaufort, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1909, Champion City, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     6. Julius Ether Weirich,   b. 2 Jul 1892, Champion City, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1977, Gerald, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     7. Clarence Edgar Weirich,   b. 11 May 1894, Champion City, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1977, Washington, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     8. Randolph Arthur Weirich,   b. 11 May 1894, Champion City, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1984, Washington, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     9. Tessie Anna Weirich,   b. 8 Dec 1897, Champion City, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1922  (Age 24 years)
     10. Sophia Lenora Memphis Weirich,   b. 13 Aug 1898, Champion City, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1976, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     11. Wilbert Elsworth Weirich,   b. 6 May 1900, Champion City, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1975, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     12. Clifford Earl Weirich,   b. 21 Feb 1903, Champion City, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1992, Jefferson City, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     13. Clyde Edward Weirich,   b. 3 Apr 1905, Champion City, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1978, Washington, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2002 
    Family ID F279  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Mar 1857 - Schwaan, Mechelenburg, GR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Apr 1883 - Champion City, Franklin Co., MO Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jan 1942 - Champion City, Franklin Co., MO Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Jan 1942 - Leslie, Franklin Co., MO Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • Shotwell News:
      25 Nov 1887 F.M. Weirich has moved to the old Anderson Park place.
      17 Feb 1888 F.M. Weirich has moved back on his farm.
      16 Mar 1888 Mr. F Weirich Sr and son Otto are very sick at this writing with the prevailing disease, pneumonia.
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      Martin Ernst Wilhelm Heinrich Friedrich Weirich
      "Pioneer Citizen Passes Jan. 7
      Reaches Age Of 84 Years -- Served County 40 Years As Deputy Sheriff

      Frederick M. Weirich, pioneer and well known citizen of the county, died January 7, 1942, at the age of 84 years, 10 months and one day. Death occurred at the home of his son, Julius, on Leslie Route 2, where he made his home during his last illness.

      He was born March 6, 1857 in Mechlenberg, Germany, and came to America with his parents, Frederick and Louise Schroeder Weirich, at the age of two year [sic] and settled on a farm north of Union. It was here that he attended school and spent his boyhood. At the age of nineteen, he moved with his parents to the farm on Leslie, Route 2.

      On April 18, 1883 he was united in marriage with Miss Caroline Park of near Champion City. To this union thirteen children were born, of whom the following survive: Oscar of Washington; Herman of Leslie; Julius of Leslie; Clarence of Washington; Randolph of Leslie; Wilbert of Leslie; Clifford of Gray Summit; Clyde of Washington; and Mrs. Lenora McSparren of Ottumwa, Iowa. Four sisters also survive: Mrs. Caroline Uthman, Gerald; Mrs. Ida Souders, Beverly Hills, Calif.; and Mrs. Emma Calwell of Sacramento, Calif., one brother Otto of Topeka, Kan., also thirty-two grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

      Mr. Weirich was a man who manifested a great interest in public affairs and was always interested in the welfare of his neighbors, ready to assist anyone in need to the limit of his ability. As an auctioneer his services were in demand and many sales far and near did he serve in that capacity during his life.

      For forty years he served Franklin County as deputy sheriff and during the same time served Boone township as constable and his serv-..." (the rest of the article is cut off)

      Undated, unidentified newspaper. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https:&|;&|;www.findagrave.com&|;memorial&|;64635829&|;frederick-martin-weirich.


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