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Amos Z. Birky b. 22 Feb 1878 IL d. 14 Sep 1958 Tangent, Benton Co., OR: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Amos Z. Birky

Male 1878 - 1958  (80 years)


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  • Name Amos Z. Birky  [1, 2
    Born 22 Feb 1878  IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Religion Mennonite 
    USR1 Heart attack 
    Died 14 Sep 1958  Tangent, Benton Co., OR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Albany, Linn Co., OR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Fairview Mennonite Cemetery
    Person ID I8146  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2019 

    Father Bishop Joseph H. Birky,   b. 25 Nov 1850, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1927, Beemer, Cuming Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Katherine Zimmer,   b. 11 Oct 1855, Zurich, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1941, Bancroft, Cuming Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 7 Mar 1875  Delavan, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F2000  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena Schneider,   b. 1879, SW Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1915  (Age 36 years) 
    Married Dec 1900  [3
    Children 
     1. Nellie Birky,   b. 28 Jan 1909, Beemer, Cuming Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1924, Thurman, Washington Co., CO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F5737  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Sep 1958 - Tangent, Benton Co., OR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Albany, Linn Co., OR Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit: Gospel Herald - Volume LI, Number 42 - October 21, 1958-page 1009, 1010
      Birky, Amos, son of Joe and Katie (Zimmer) Birky; born in Illinois on Feb. 22, 1878; passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Glenn Kuhns, Tangent, Oreg., Sept. 14, 1958; aged 80 y. 6 m. 23 d. Married in Dec., 1900, to Lena Schneider, who died in 1915. To this union two daughters were born (Tillie-Mrs. Glenn Kuhns, Tangent, Oreg.; and Nellie, who preceded him in death). Married later to Fanny Yantzi, who died Jan. 30, 1953. Surviving besides his daughters are 6 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 3 brothers (Joe, Beemer, Nebr.; Simeon, Frazee, Minn.; Jake, Shickley, Nebr.), 5 sisters (Mrs. Henry Steider and Mrs. Chris Oswald, Shickley, Nebr.; Mrs. Joe Eichelberger, Mrs. Dan Nitzsche, and Mrs. Ed Wittrig, all of Beemer, Nebr.). Member of the Fairview Church, Albany, Oreg., where services were held on Sept. 17, in charge of Henry Gerig and Verle Nofziger; burial near Lebanon, Oreg.

  • Sources 
    1. [S134] Descendants of Christian Birky.

    2. [S1060] Find-A-Grave.

    3. [S11] Obituaries of Individuals.


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