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Sarah Steider b. 19 Feb 1878 Metamora, Woodford Co., IL d. 28 Apr 1959 Tampico, IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Sarah Steider

Female 1878 - 1959  (81 years)


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  • Name Sarah Steider  [1
    Born 19 Feb 1878  Metamora, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Religion Amish Mennonite 
    Died 28 Apr 1959  Tampico, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Metamora, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • Stewart-Harmony Cemetery
    Person ID I8446  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 26 May 2019 

    Father Peter Steider,   b. 2 Jun 1839, Sobourne, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1914, Metamora, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Katherine Garber,   b. 6 Oct 1846, Metamora, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1926  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1865  [1, 4
    Family ID F7850  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel Ernest Unzicker,   b. 17 Mar 1876, Morton Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1963, Eureka, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1902  [2
    Children 
     1. Alma P. Unzicker,   b. 5 Nov 1903, Roanoke, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1966, Normal, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. Roy L. Unzicker,   b. 11 May 1905, Linn Twp., Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1975, Eureka, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     3. Katherine E. Unzicker,   b. 10 Apr 1908,   d. 1981  (Age 72 years)
     4. Edna Mable Unzicker,   b. 12 May 1912,   d. 1999  (Age 86 years)
     5. Eva L. Unzicker,   b. 13 Mar 1915,   d. 1957  (Age 41 years)
     6. Archie R. Unzicker,   b. 7 Apr 1917,   d. 24 Mar 2008  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 27 Oct 2011 
    Family ID F5654  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Feb 1878 - Metamora, Woodford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Apr 1959 - Tampico, IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Metamora, Woodford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit: Gospel Herald - Volume LII, Number 23 - June 9, 1959
      Unzicker, Sarah L., daughter of Peter and Catherine (Garber) Steider; born Feb. 19, 1878, near Metamora., Ill:; died suddenly at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Amos Hostetler, near Tampico, Ill., April 28, 1959; aged 81 y. 2 m. 9 d. On Dec. 23, 1902, she married Samuel E. Unzicker, who survives. To this union were born 2 sons and 4 daughters. One daughter preceded her in death two years ago. Surviving are 3 daughters and 2 sons (Alma- Mrs. Harold Zehr, Roanoke, Ill.; Catherine- Mrs. Amos Hostetler, Tampico, Ill.; Edna- Mrs. Dan Teuscher, Fisher. Ill.; Roy, Roanoke; and Archie, Eureka), 30 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers (Sam, Washington, Ill.; and Henry, Metamora), and a sister (Mrs. Barbara Springer, Longmont, Colo.). Three sisters and 4 brothers also preceded her in death. She was a member of the Linn Township Amish Mennonite congregation since its organization. She was especially known for her service to others, opening her home to several other relatives in time of special need. Services were held at the Linn A.M. Church, in charge of John E. Hostetler and Harold Hostetler; interment in Harmony Cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S11] Obituaries of Individuals.

    2. [S836] Unzicker Family Records.

    3. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/22796905/sarah-l-unzicker.

    4. [S1080] Two Immigrant Family Tragedies and the Rest of the Story, Sharon Schertz, Gives year as 1869.


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