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Orval Leo Schrock b. 9 Sep 1910 Fisher, Newcomb Twp., Champaign Co., IL d. 14 Aug 2002 Fisher, Champaign Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection
Orval Leo Schrock

Orval Leo Schrock[1]

Male 1910 - 2002  (91 years)

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  • Name Orval Leo Schrock 
    Born 9 Sep 1910  Fisher, Newcomb Twp., Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Farm two miles south of Fisher (later owned by Ezra Unzicker/Eugene Deffenbaugh)
    Gender Male 
    Census 1920  Brown Twp., Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Living with his mother, Josephine and siblings Elmer and Eunice
    Baptism 22 Oct 1922  Fisher, Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • East Bend Mennonite Church, by his uncle, Bishop J. A. Heiser
    Census 1930  Brown Twp., Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Orval Shrock, age 19. Boarder with Harold Zehr Family, Alma, Edith, Wes, John. Working on a grain farm. Working as a domestic was Edna Unzicker.
    Census 6 Apr 1940  Fisher, Brown Twp., Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Orval as head of household, age 29, with Mae his wife age 27, and daughter Donna age 5. They were renting in the home of Mary Ella (hotel operator) and Magdalena Schrock (telephone switchboard operator). Orval was the operator of an oil service truck. Amount of income in 1939 was $1628.
    Education After the eighth grade Orval worked to support the family. All wages he earned went to his mother until the age of 20. Then one half until he married six months later. 
    HOBB Fishing 
    Occupation Farming, Oil Delivery, Schrock Soil Service, Truck Testing Lane 
    Reference Number
    Religion Mennonite/Interdenominational 
    USR1 Pulmonary Fibrosis 
    Died 14 Aug 2002  Fisher, Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In his home of almost 70 years
    Buried 19 Aug 2002  Fisher, Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • East Bend Memorial Gardens
    Person ID I8  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2019 

    Father Albert Elmer Schrock,   b. 13 Jan 1886, Morton Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1917, Fisher, Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Mother Josephine L. Yordy,   b. 14 Aug 1886, Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1977, Eureka, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1907  Fisher, Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    • By Peter Zehr, at the home of the bride’s parents in Fisher, IL.
    Notes 
    • Both bride and groom were 21 years of age at the time of their marriage by Bishop Peter Zehr, Minister of the Gospel (East Bend Amish Mennonite Church), at the home of the bride’s parents.
      Witnesses were Andrew Birky (b.19 Jun 1864) cousin of the groom, and Jacob Heiser.

      Peter Zehr’s church records give the marriage date as 18 Dec 1907. [2]
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Laura Mae Park,   b. 2 May 1912, Champion City, Boone Twp., Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 2009, Carol Stream, DuPage Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1931  Fisher, Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • By J.A. Heiser
    Children 
     1. Donna Nadine Schrock
     2. Gloria Mae Schrock
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Sep 1910 - Fisher, Newcomb Twp., Champaign Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Brown Twp., Champaign Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 22 Oct 1922 - Fisher, Champaign Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Brown Twp., Champaign Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Dec 1931 - Fisher, Champaign Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 6 Apr 1940 - Fisher, Brown Twp., Champaign Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Aug 2002 - Fisher, Champaign Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Aug 2002 - Fisher, Champaign Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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    Orval Leo Schrock
(1910-2002)
    Orval Leo Schrock (1910-2002)

  • Notes 
    • [7]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Personal knowledge and family records, Donna Schrock Birkey .

    2. [S225] East Bend Mennonite Church Records, Peter Zehr.

    3. [S871] 1930 Federal Census .

    4. [S870] 1940 Federal Census .

    5. [S183] Marriage Record of Albert Schrock and Josephine Yordy.

    6. [S226] East Bend Mennonite Church Records, J. A. Heiser.

    7. [S875] Recorded memories of Author, Alta Heiser Detweiler.


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