Samuel King b. 8 Feb 1808 Lancaster Co., PA d. 15 Aug 1895 Elm Grove Twp., Tazewell Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Samuel King

Male 1808 - 1895  (87 years)


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  • Name Samuel King  [1
    Born 8 Feb 1808  Lancaster Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Aug 1895  Elm Grove Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Elm Grove Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Pleasant Grove Cemetery
    Person ID I932  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2018 

    Father Christian King,   b. 15 Jun 1784, Lancaster Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1865, Logan Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Magdalena (Mary?) Yoder,   b. 1782,   d. 1856  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1807 
    Family ID F4848  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Magdalena Kurtz,   b. 14 Feb 1803,   d. 18 Oct 1846, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1830  Holmes Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Magdalena King,   b. 13 Dec 1842, Salem, Marion Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1927, Harper, Harper Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Barbara King,   b. 8 May 1838, Wooster, Wayne Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1927, Beemer, Cuming Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F3984  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Garber,   b. 12 Jul 1829, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1901, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1846  Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • by Michael Mosiman
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann King,   b. 1848,   d. 1923  (Age 75 years)
     2. Eva King,   b. 1 May 1854, Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1936, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Adina King,   b. 23 May 1868, Groveland Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1930, Foosland, Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2006 
    Family ID F446  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Feb 1808 - Lancaster Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jan 1830 - Holmes Co., OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Dec 1846 - Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Aug 1895 - Elm Grove Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elm Grove Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • SAMUEL3 KING (CHRISTIAN2, JOHN SOLOMON1 KOENIG) was born 08 February 1808 in Lancaster Co., PA, and died 15 August 1895 in Near Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL. He married (1) MAGDALENA KURTZ Abt. 1831, daughter of ABRAHAM KURTZ and ELIZABETH FISHER. She was born 14 February 1803 in PA, and died September 1846 in Tazewell Co., IL. He married (2) MARY GERBER Aft. 1846. She was born 1832 in Lancaster Co., PA.


      {Someone has described Samuel King as “part of the population explosion.” Apparently his first wife was pregnant a number of times and miscarried. Between the two wives he was responsible for at least 18 pregnancies. [Joe Staker]} [1, 5]

  • Sources 
    1. [S399] Garber Family, Joe Staker.

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

    3. [S478] Samuel King & Mary Garber, Officiating minister.

    4. [S110] Descendants of William Huffman, Ralph E. Childers.

    5. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/40926258/samuel-king.


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