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Peter Schrock b. 16 Mar 1860 Farmdale, Tazewell Co., IL d. 30 Jul 1939 Meadows, McLean Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Peter Schrock

Male 1860 - 1939  (79 years)


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  • Name Peter Schrock  [1
    Born 16 Mar 1860  Farmdale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Groveland?
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Jul 1939  Meadows, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • at the home of his son, Samuel.
    Buried 2 Aug 1939  Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Waldo Cemetery
    Person ID I9128  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2018 

    Father Joseph Schrock (Oyer),   d. 28 Dec 1851, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Catherine (Katie) Ringenberg,   b. 14 Nov 1826, Grostenquin, Linstroff, Moselle, Lorraine, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1905, Farmdale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 20 Nov 1849  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • The Illinois Statewide Marriage Index lists this marriage as 'Joseph Snook' and 'Catherine Rinkenberger,' so it is likely that the misspelling appeared on their original county marriage entry.
    Notes 
    • They had a second civil ceremony on 12 Jun 1859. [3]
    Family ID F1675  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Katherine Roszhart,   b. 29 Aug 1861,   d. 5 Aug 1922, Shelbyville, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Children 
     1. Samuel Schrock,   b. 18 Jun 1885, Stuttgart, Arkansas Co., AR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1962, Normal, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 6 May 2019 
    Family ID F6447  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Mar 1860 - Farmdale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jul 1939 - Meadows, McLean Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Aug 1939 - Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit: Gospel Herald, October 1839:
      "Schrock. Peter, son of Joseph and Katherine (Rinkenberger) Schrock, was born March 16, 1860; at Farmdale, Ill; died July 30, 1939, at the home of his son Samuel at Meadows, Ill.; aged 79 y. 4 m. 14 d. He suffered a paralytic stroke three years ago from which he never recovered. He was married to Katherine Roszhart on Aug. 15, 1882, who died Aug. 5, 1922. He had made his home with his son Samuel the last four years. He was a member of the Shelbyville Mennonite Church. When a young man he accepted Christ as his Saviour, and remained true to the end. Surviving are 5 sons (Samuel, John, and William, all of Meadows, Ill.: Daniel, Shelbyville. Ill.; Joseph, Los Angeles, Calif.), and 3 daughters (Emma, wife of Aaron I. Guengerich, Kalona. Ia.; Mary, wife of Aaron S. Hochstetler, Wellman, Ia. and Katherine, Los Angeles, Calif.). There also survive 33 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. All the children were at the funeral except Joseph and Katherine. Funeral services were conducted Aug. 2 at the Mennonite Church at Meadows, Ill., in charge of Brethren Geo. I. Gundy and Joseph Reber of Shelbyville, Ill. Burial in Waldo Cemetery." [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S181] The Rinkenberger Family, Ardys Serpette.

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

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


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