Fanny Birky1

b. 16 November 1845, d. 21 December 1930
  • Name-Married: Fanny Litwiller1
  • Birth*: 16 November 1845; Tremont, Tazewell Co., Illinois3,4,2
  • Residence: 1850; Tazewell Co., Illinois5
  • Residence: 1860; Morton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois6
  • Marriage*: 8 November 1863; Six Sons and Five Daughters; Principal=John Litwiller4
  • Residence*: 1870; Dillon Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois3
  • Residence: 1880; Dillon Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois7
  • Residence: 1930; Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Illinois8
  • Death*: 21 December 1930; Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Illinois2
  • Burial*: 24 December 1930; Mennonite Cemetery, Hopedale Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois2
  • Last Edited: 27 Mar 2019

Family: John Litwiller b. 27 Feb 1841, d. 15 Jul 1922

Citations

  1. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Lydia Litwiller Nafziger.
  2. [S10] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index: 1916 - 1947". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011, Fanny Litwiller.
  3. [S12] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1870". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2009.
  4. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, John Litwiller.
  5. [S41] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1850". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2009.
  6. [S13] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1860". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2009.
  7. [S6] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1880". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  8. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.

Glenn Harlan Birky1

b. 5 January 1925, d. 2 March 1964
  • Marriage*: Principal=Dorothy J. Elliott3
  • Birth*: 5 January 1925; near Delavan, Tazewell Co., Illinois1
  • Residence: 1930; Dillon Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois4
  • Residence*: 1940; Dillon Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois5
  • Death*: 2 March 19641
  • Last Edited: 18 Feb 2019

Family: Dorothy J. Elliott b. 6 Jun 1929, d. 9 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S39] Delavan History Book Committee, Delavan, Illinois: 1837-1987 (Delavan, Illinois: Delavan History Book Committee, 1987), p. 195.
  2. [S76] News Article, The Delavan Times, Delavan, Illinois, Obituary of Mervin J. Birky - 21 April 1999.
  3. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 150.
  4. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  5. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  6. [S26] News Article, The Pekin Times, Pekin, Illinois, Obituary of Kathleen Schertz - 17 November 2018.

Iris M. Birky1,2

b. 24 March 1928, d. 16 July 2009
  • Birth*: 24 March 19283
  • Residence: 1930; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois2
  • Residence: 1940; Porter Twp., Porter Co., Indiana4
  • Residence*: 1974; Valparaiso, Porter Co., Indiana1
  • Death*: 16 July 2009; Osage Beach, Camden Co., Missouri3
  • Last Edited: 21 Apr 2019

Citations

  1. [S37] News Article, Miscellaneous Newspapers, Obituary of Levi Birky - Unidentified Newspaper - Unidentified Date.
  2. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  3. [S23] Social Security Administration. "Social Security Death Index ". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011.
  4. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.

Ivan C. Birky1,2

b. 16 November 1919, d. 24 March 2000
  • Birth*: 16 November 1919; Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Illinois3,4
  • Residence: 1930; Dillon Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois5
  • Residence: 1940; Dillon Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois6
  • Marriage*: 5 June 1941; Principal=Doris Roine Kempf7,4
  • Migration*: 1949; From Tazewell Co. to Nebraska4
  • Residence*: 1999; Strang, Nebraska1
  • Death*: 24 March 2000; Strang, Fillmore Co., Nebraska; Died at Grand Island, Nebraska3,4
  • Burial*: 28 March 2000; Salem Cemetery, Shickley, Fillmore Co., Nebraska8,4
  • Last Edited: 18 Feb 2019

Family: Doris Roine Kempf b. 10 Mar 1920, d. 5 Oct 2002

Citations

  1. [S76] News Article, The Delavan Times, Delavan, Illinois, Obituary of Mervin J. Birky - 21 April 1999.
  2. [S9] Ancestry.com. "U.S. Public Records Index, Vol. 1". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  3. [S23] Social Security Administration. "Social Security Death Index ". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011.
  4. [S76] News Article, The Delavan Times, Delavan, Illinois, Obituary of Ivan C. Birky - 19 April 2000.
  5. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  6. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  7. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Doris Roine Kempf Birky.
  8. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Ivan C. Birky.

Jacob Aaron Birky1,2

b. 19 May 1895, d. 15 May 1989
  • Birth*: 19 May 1895; Decatur Co., Kansas3,2,4
  • Marriage*: 16 January 1919; Emden, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=Alma Salome Eichelberger5
  • Occupation*: between 1930 and 1940; Farmer3,6
  • Residence: 1930; Dillon Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois6
  • Residence*: 1940; Dillon Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois3
  • Death*: 15 May 1989; Delavan, Tazewell Co., Illinois4
  • Last Edited: 18 Feb 2019

Family: Alma Salome Eichelberger b. 25 Sep 1897, d. 12 Aug 1990

Citations

  1. [S69] Tazewell Co. Genealogical Society, compilers, Tazewell County, Illinois Cemeteries, Vol. I (Pekin, Illinois: Tazewell Co. Genealogical Society, 2013), p. 86.
  2. [S18] Ancestry.com. "World War II Draft Registration Cards: 1942". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  3. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  4. [S23] Social Security Administration. "Social Security Death Index ". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011.
  5. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Alma L. Eichelberger Birky.
  6. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  7. [S76] News Article, The Delavan Times, Delavan, Illinois, Obituary of Mervin J. Birky - 21 April 1999.

Jacob D. Birky1

b. 1855, d. 1926
  • Birth*: 18551
  • Residence*: 1860; Morton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois2
  • Residence: 1870; Saunemin Twp., Livingston Co., Illinois3
  • Residence: 1880; Little Mackinaw Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois4
  • Death*: 19261
  • Last Edited: 27 Mar 2019

Citations

  1. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Catherine Mosiman Birky.
  2. [S13] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1860". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2009.
  3. [S12] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1870". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2009.
  4. [S6] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1880". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.

Jacob Z. Birky1,2

b. 1880, d. 15 July 1962
  • Birth*: 1880; Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Illinois2
  • Residence: 1895; Decatur Co., Kansas3
  • Residence: 1900; Hopedale Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois4
  • Residence*: 1920; Indiana1
  • Death*: 15 July 19622
  • Burial*: Graceland Memorial Park, Valparaiso, Porter Co., Indiana2
  • Last Edited: 3 Apr 2019

Citations

  1. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of John Birky - 21 April 1920.
  2. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Jacob Z. Birky.
  3. [S20] Ancestry.com. "Miscellaneous Census Collections". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah, Kansas: 1895.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1900". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2004.

Jerold Leigh Birky1

b. 14 March 1942, d. 16 March 2017
  • Birth*: 14 March 1942; Bloomington, Illinois1
  • Graduation*: 1960; Tremont High School, Tremont, Tazewell Co., Illinois2
  • Marriage*: 22 September 1962; University Baptist Church, Champaign, Champaign Co., Illinois; Married Joy Ummel1,2
  • Death*: 16 March 2017; Portales, New Mexico; Died at Lubbock, Texas1
  • Last Edited: 6 Apr 2019

Citations

  1. [S26] News Article, The Pekin Times, Pekin, Illinois, Obituary of Jerry Birky - 21 March 2017.
  2. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Wedding Announcement - 26 September 1962.

Rev. John C. Birky1

b. 4 February 1849, d. 19 April 1920
  • Birth*: 4 February 1849; Tazewell Co., Illinois3,1
  • Residence: 1850; Tazewell Co., Illinois4
  • Residence*: 1860; Morton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois5
  • Residence: 1870; Saunemin Twp., Livingston Co., Illinois6
  • Marriage*: 25 January 1874; Tazewell Co., Illinois; Principal=Magdalena "Maggie" Zimmer7,8
  • Ordination*: September 1877; Minister in the Mennonite Church9
  • Occupation*: between 1880 and 1920; Farmer10,11,12,13
  • Residence: 1880; Dillon Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois10
  • Ordination: July 1890; Bishop in the Mennonite Church9
  • Widowed*: 29 October 189314
  • Residence: 1895; Decatur Co., Kansas15
  • Marriage*: 24 September 1896; near Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Illinois; Principal=Elizabeth E. Grieser7,8
  • Residence: 1900; Hopedale Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois11
  • Residence: 1910; Hopedale Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois12
  • Residence: 1920; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois13
  • Death*: 19 April 1920; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois3,1
  • Obituary: 21 April 1920; Bloomington Pantagraph7
  • Burial*: 23 April 1920; Mennonite Cemetery, Hopedale Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois3,1
  • Last Edited: 3 Apr 2019

Family 1: Magdalena "Maggie" Zimmer b. 1854, d. 29 Oct 1893

Family 2: Elizabeth E. Grieser b. 8 May 1864, d. 30 Sep 1940

Citations

  1. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Rev. John C. Birky.
  2. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Catherine Mosiman Birky.
  3. [S10] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index: 1916 - 1947". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011, John C. Birky.
  4. [S41] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1850". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2009.
  5. [S13] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1860". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2009.
  6. [S12] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1870". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2009.
  7. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of John Birky - 21 April 1920.
  8. [S72] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Marriages: 1851-1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2005.
  9. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, John C. Birky.
  10. [S6] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1880". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  11. [S7] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1900". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2004.
  12. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.
  13. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  14. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Magdalena Zimmer Birky.
  15. [S20] Ancestry.com. "Miscellaneous Census Collections". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah, Kansas: 1895.

John G. Birky1,2

b. 17 June 1902, d. September 1985
  • Birth*: 17 June 19023
  • Residence: 1910; Hopedale Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois2
  • Residence*: 1920; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois1
  • Residence: 1920; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois4
  • Occupation*: 1930; Farmer5
  • Residence: 1930; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois5
  • Death*: September 1985; Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Illinois3
  • Last Edited: 7 Apr 2019

Citations

  1. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of John Birky - 21 April 1920.
  2. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.
  3. [S23] Social Security Administration. "Social Security Death Index ". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011.
  4. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  5. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.

Joseph H. Birky1

b. 1850, d. 1927
  • Birth*: 18501
  • Residence*: 1860; Morton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois2
  • Residence: 1870; Saunemin Twp., Livingston Co., Illinois3
  • Death*: 19271
  • Last Edited: 27 Mar 2019

Citations

  1. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Catherine Mosiman Birky.
  2. [S13] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1860". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2009.
  3. [S12] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1870". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2009.

Joseph Peter Birky1

d. before 1939
  • Death*: before 19391
  • Last Edited: 21 Jul 2015

Citations

  1. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Barbara Wittrig Birky.

Kate Birky1

b. 10 June 1882, d. 3 August 1954
  • Name-Married: Kate Roth1
  • Birth*: 10 June 1882; Delavan, Tazewell Co., Illinois2
  • Residence: 1895; Decatur Co., Kansas3
  • Residence: 1900; Hopedale Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois4
  • Residence*: 1920; Montana1
  • Death*: 3 August 1954; Nampa, Canyon Co., Idaho2
  • Burial*: Kohlerlawn Cemetery, Nampa, Canyon Co., Idaho2
  • Last Edited: 3 Apr 2019

Citations

  1. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of John Birky - 21 April 1920.
  2. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Kathryn Birky Roth.
  3. [S20] Ancestry.com. "Miscellaneous Census Collections". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah, Kansas: 1895.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1900". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2004.

Kathleen Marie Birky1

b. 11 November 1947, d. 15 November 2018
  • Name-Married: Kathleen Marie Litwiller1
  • Name-Married: Kathleen Marie Runyon1
  • Name-Married: Kathleen Marie Schertz1
  • Birth*: 11 November 19471
  • Graduation*: 1965; Delavan High School, Delavan, Tazewell Co., Illinois2
  • Death*: 15 November 2018; Delavan, Tazewell Co., Illinois1
  • Obituary: 17 November 2018; Pekin Daily Times1
  • Last Edited: 2 Jul 2019

Citations

  1. [S26] News Article, The Pekin Times, Pekin, Illinois, Obituary of Kathleen Schertz - 17 November 2018.
  2. [S39] Delavan History Book Committee, Delavan, Illinois: 1837-1987 (Delavan, Illinois: Delavan History Book Committee, 1987), p. 110.

Lester Birky1

b. 1 January 1916, d. 4 September 1918
  • Birth*: 1 January 1916; Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Illinois2
  • Death*: 4 September 1918; Beemer, Cuming Co., Nebraska2
  • Burial*: 8 September 1918; Mennonite Cemetery, Hopedale Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois2
  • Last Edited: 25 Mar 2019

Citations

  1. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Aaron Birky.
  2. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Lester Birky.

Lester Leonard Birky1,2,3

b. 13 March 1923, d. 27 December 2002
  • Birth*: 13 March 1923; Delavan, Tazewell Co., Illinois2,4,3,5
  • Residence: 1930; Dillon Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois6
  • Residence: 1940; Dillon Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois7
  • Military Service*: U.S. Army Veteran of WW II - Recipient of three Bronze Stars, the Bronze Arrowhead and the Purple Heart - Landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day5
  • Notes*: 1948; World Champion Rodeo Saddle Bronc Rider5
  • Marriage*: 2 December 1949; Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; Principal=Marie Georganna Laramee3
  • Residence*: 1999; Wyaconda, Missouri1
  • Death*: 27 December 2002; Wyaconda, Clark Co., Missouri4,3,5
  • Burial*: 30 December 2002; New Woodville Cemetery, Wyaconda, Clark Co., Missouri3,5
  • Last Edited: 18 Feb 2019

Family: Marie Georganna Laramee b. 20 May 1929, d. 7 Dec 2007

Citations

  1. [S76] News Article, The Delavan Times, Delavan, Illinois, Obituary of Mervin J. Birky - 21 April 1999.
  2. [S9] Ancestry.com. "U.S. Public Records Index, Vol. 1". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  3. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Lester Leonard Birky.
  4. [S23] Social Security Administration. "Social Security Death Index ". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011.
  5. [S76] News Article, The Delavan Times, Delavan, Illinois, Obituary of Lester L. Birky - 8 January 2003.
  6. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  7. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.

Levi Zimmer Birky1,2,3

b. 3 June 1892, d. 24 July 1974
  • Birth*: 3 June 1892; Lund, Decatur Co., Kansas2,4
  • Residence: 1895; Decatur Co., Kansas5
  • Residence: 1900; Hopedale Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois6
  • Residence: 1910; Hopedale Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois7
  • Marriage*: 10 April 1918; Delavan, Tazewell Co., Illinois; Principal=Emma Bechler8
  • Military Service*: between 1918 and 1919; U.S. Army Veteran of WW I - Enlisted 5 September 1918 - Released 18 February 19199
  • Occupation*: between 1920 and 1940; Farmer10,11,12
  • Residence*: 1920; Hopedale Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois1,10
  • Residence: 1930; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois11
  • Residence: 1940; Porter Twp., Porter Co., Indiana12
  • Death*: 24 July 1974; Valparaiso, Porter Co., Indiana2,4
  • Burial*: 27 July 1974; Hopewell Mennonite Cemetery, Kouts, Porter Co., Indiana2,4
  • Last Edited: 21 Apr 2019

Family: Emma Bechler b. 12 Jun 1898, d. Jan 1986

Citations

  1. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of John Birky - 21 April 1920.
  2. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Levi Z. Birky.
  3. [S32] Ancestry.com. "Ancestry.com Public Member Trees". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah.
  4. [S37] News Article, Miscellaneous Newspapers, Obituary of Levi Birky - Unidentified Newspaper - Unidentified Date.
  5. [S20] Ancestry.com. "Miscellaneous Census Collections". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah, Kansas: 1895.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1900". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2004.
  7. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.
  8. [S72] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Marriages: 1851-1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2005.
  9. [S87] U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs. "BIRLS Death File: 1850-2010". Database. Ancestry.com: 2011.
  10. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  11. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  12. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.

Lila Ann Birky1,2

b. 5 June 1915, d. 12 February 2003
  • Name-Married: Lila Zumwalt1
  • Birth*: 5 June 1915; Delavan, Tazewell Co., Illinois3
  • Residence: 1920; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois4
  • Residence: 1930; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois5
  • Graduation: 1932; Hopedale High School, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Illinois6
  • Graduation*: 1938; Mennonite School of Nursing, Bloomington, Illinois3
  • Marriage*: 22 October 1939; Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Illinois; Principal=Paul Lawrence Zumwalt1,2
  • Residence*: 1940; Chamberlain, Brule Co., South Dakota7
  • Notes*: Member of the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers Auxiliary3
  • Occupation*: Registered Nurse at Mennonite Hospital, Bloomington3
  • Religion*: University United Methodist Church, Peoria, Illinois3
  • Death*: 12 February 2003; Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois3
  • Burial*: Swan Lake Memory Gardens, Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois3
  • Last Edited: 25 Mar 2019

Family: Paul Lawrence Zumwalt b. 4 Apr 1912, d. 20 Dec 2004

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 237.
  2. [S76] News Article, The Delavan Times, Delavan, Illinois, Obituary of Paul Lawrence Zumwalt - 5 January 2005.
  3. [S76] News Article, The Delavan Times, Delavan, Illinois, Obituary of Lila A. Zumwalt - 19 February 2003.
  4. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  5. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  6. [S55] Emden Historical Book Update Committee, Emden, Illinois 125th Anniversary: 1871-1996 (Emden, Illinois: Emden, Ill. Historical Book Update Committee, 1996), p. 139.
  7. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.

Loren Joseph Birky1

b. 12 July 1924, d. 1 October 2005
  • Birth*: 12 July 1924; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois1,2
  • Residence*: 1930; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois3
  • Residence: 1940; Pennsylvania Twp., Mason Co., Illinois4
  • Graduation*: 1941; San Jose High School, San Jose, Mason Co., Illinois5
  • Marriage*: 24 July 1948; Waldo Mennonite Church, Flanagan, Livingston Co., Illinois; Principal=Velda Mae Birkey6,7
  • Occupation*: Farmer2
  • Religion*: Member of the Mennonite Church at Hopedale2
  • Death*: 1 October 2005; Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Illinois; Died at Pekin2
  • Burial*: 4 October 2005; Mennonite Cemetery, Hopedale Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois2
  • Last Edited: 25 Mar 2019

Family: Velda Mae Birkey b. 30 Dec 1924, d. 12 Apr 2018

Citations

  1. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Aaron Birky.
  2. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Loren Birky - 2 October 2005.
  3. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  4. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  5. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, 3 June 1941.
  6. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Velda Birky - 14 April 2018.
  7. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Wedding Announcement - 29 July 1948.

Lucile Elizabeth Birky1,2

b. 5 November 1914, d. 6 June 1992
  • Name-Married: Lucile Imhoff1
  • Birth*: 5 November 1914; Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Illinois3,4
  • Residence: 1920; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois5
  • Residence*: 1930; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois6
  • Graduation: 1932; Hopedale High School, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Illinois7
  • Graduation*: Methodist Hospital School of Nursing at Peoria4
  • Occupation*: 1940; Registered Nurse8
  • Residence: 1940; Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois8
  • Marriage*: 28 October 1945; Mennonite Church, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Illinois; Principal=Harold David Imhoff4,9
  • Religion*: Member of the Mennonite Church at Roanoke, Illinois4
  • Death*: 6 June 1992; Eureka, Woodford Co., Illinois3,4
  • Burial*: 9 June 1992; Roanoke Mennonite Cemetery, Roanoke, Woodford Co., Illinois4
  • Last Edited: 1 Apr 2019

Family: Harold David Imhoff b. 26 Apr 1909, d. 24 Jan 1997

Citations

  1. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Aaron Birky.
  2. [S32] Ancestry.com. "Ancestry.com Public Member Trees". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah.
  3. [S23] Social Security Administration. "Social Security Death Index ". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011.
  4. [S57] News Article, The Peoria Journal Star, Peoria, Illinois, Obituary of Lucile Imhoff - 7 June 1992.
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  7. [S77] Ruth Schilpp, Hopedale - My Home Town (Hopedale, Illinois: n.pub., 1983), p. 360.
  8. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  9. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Wedding Announcement - 1 November 1945.

Lydia Birky1

b. 22 August 1893, d. 12 March 1981
  • Name-Married: Lydia Reeb1
  • Birth*: 22 August 18932
  • Marriage*: 9 March 1916; Shickley, Nebraska; Principal=Henry Reeb1
  • Death*: 12 March 19812
  • Last Edited: 22 Mar 2016

Family: Henry Reeb b. 14 Sep 1892, d. 25 Jun 1972

Citations

  1. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Henry Reeb - 26 June 1972.
  2. [S76] News Article, The Delavan Times, Delavan, Illinois, Obituary of Lydia Reeb - 18 March 1981.

Lydia Barbara Birky1

d. before 1939
  • Name-Married: Lydia Nafziger1
  • Death*: before 1939; Nampa, Idaho1
  • Last Edited: 21 Jul 2015

Citations

  1. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Barbara Wittrig Birky.

Maggie Birky1

b. 22 July 1887, d. 22 February 1965
  • Name-Married: Maggie Kauffman1
  • Birth*: 22 July 1887; Kansas2,3
  • Residence: 1895; Decatur Co., Kansas2
  • Residence*: 1920; Minnesota1
  • Death*: 22 February 19653
  • Burial*: Mennonite Cemetery, Hopedale Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois3
  • Last Edited: 5 Apr 2019

Citations

  1. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of John Birky - 21 April 1920.
  2. [S20] Ancestry.com. "Miscellaneous Census Collections". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah, Kansas: 1895.
  3. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Maggie Kauffman.

Marvin C. Birky1,2

b. 7 January 1918, d. 24 May 2010
  • Birth*: 7 January 1918; Delavan Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois2,4,1
  • Residence*: 1920; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois5
  • Residence: 1930; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois6
  • Graduation*: 1936; Hopedale High School, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Illinois1
  • Residence: 1940; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois7
  • Military Service*: between 1941 and 1945; U.S. Army Air Force Veteran of WW II1
  • Marriage*: 5 October 1947; Danvers, McLean Co., Illinois; North Danvers Mennonite Church; Principal=Irene E. Miller1,8
  • Occupation*: between 1955 and 1988; Farmer1
  • Notes*: Member of the National Farmers Organization, the Farm Bureau and the American Legion at Delavan1
  • Religion*: Member of the Presbyterian Church at Delavan1
  • Death*: 24 May 2010; Delavan, Tazewell Co., Illinois; Died at Hopedale4,1
  • Obituary: 26 May 2010; Bloomington Pantagraph1
  • Burial*: 28 May 2010; Park Lawn Cemetery, Danvers, McLean Co., Illinois9,1
  • Last Edited: 17 Apr 2019

Family: Irene E. Miller b. 26 Jan 1924, d. 21 Nov 2012

Citations

  1. [S76] News Article, The Delavan Times, Delavan, Illinois, Obituary of Marvin C. Birky - 2 June 2010.
  2. [S9] Ancestry.com. "U.S. Public Records Index, Vol. 1". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  3. [S76] News Article, The Delavan Times, Delavan, Illinois, Obituary of Lila A. Zumwalt - 19 February 2003.
  4. [S23] Social Security Administration. "Social Security Death Index ". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011.
  5. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  6. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  7. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  8. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Wedding Announcement - 8 October 1947.
  9. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Marvin C. Birky.

Mary Birky1

b. 13 August 1860, d. 2 March 1936
  • Name-Married: Mary Egli1
  • Birth*: 13 August 1860; Tazewell Co., Illinois; near Morton1,2
  • Residence*: 1870; Saunemin Twp., Livingston Co., Illinois3
  • Baptism: 14 April 1878; Mennonite Church, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Illinois2
  • Residence: 1880; Little Mackinaw Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois4
  • Marriage*: 3 January 1886; Tazewell Co., Illinois; Principal=Joseph Egli5,6
  • Residence: 1900; Hittle Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois7
  • Residence: 1910; Lincoln Twp., Calhoun Co., Iowa8
  • Residence: 1920; Belleville Twp., Pocahontas Co., Iowa9
  • Residence: 1930; Lincoln Twp., Calhoun Co., Iowa10
  • Death*: 2 March 1936; Manson, Calhoun Co., Iowa1,2
  • Burial*: 5 March 1936; Rose Hill Cemetery, Manson, Calhoun Co., Iowa2,11
  • Last Edited: 7 Apr 2019

Family: Joseph Egli b. Feb 1852, d. 10 Oct 1915

Citations

  1. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Catherine Mosiman Birky.
  2. [S171] Mennonite Church USA. "Mennonite Church USA Archives: MennObits". Database. Mennonite Church USA Archives: 1999, Obituary of Mary Egli - 2 April 1936.
  3. [S12] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1870". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2009.
  4. [S6] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1880". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  5. [S77] Ruth Schilpp, Hopedale - My Home Town (Hopedale, Illinois: n.pub., 1983), p. 488.
  6. [S35] Illinois State Archives. "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index: 1763-1900". Database. Illinois Secretary of State.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1900". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2004.
  8. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.
  9. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  10. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  11. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Mary Birky Egli.

Mary Jean Birky1

b. 1 August 1929, d. 15 March 2018
  • Name-Married: Mary Jean (Cephas) Troyer1
  • Birth*: 1 August 1929; Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Illinois2,3
  • Residence: 1930; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois4
  • Residence: 1940; Porter Twp., Porter Co., Indiana5
  • Marriage*: 14 June 1959; Kouts, Porter Co., Indiana; Married Cephas C. Troyer at Hopewell Mennonite Church3
  • Residence*: 1974; Goshen, Elkhart Co., Indiana1
  • Death*: 15 March 2018; Goshen, Elkhart Co., Indiana2,3
  • Obituary: 17 March 2018; Elkhart (Indiana) Truth3
  • Burial*: 19 March 2018; Clinton Frame Cemetery, Goshen, Elkhart Co., Indiana2,3
  • Last Edited: 6 Jul 2019

Citations

  1. [S37] News Article, Miscellaneous Newspapers, Obituary of Levi Birky - Unidentified Newspaper - Unidentified Date.
  2. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Mary Jean Birky Troyer.
  3. [S37] News Article, Miscellaneous Newspapers, Obituary of Mary Troyer - Elkhart (Indiana) Truth - 17 March 2018.
  4. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  5. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.

Menno A. Birky1,2

b. 11 March 1905, d. 14 January 1977
  • Birth*: 11 March 1905; Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Illinois3,4
  • Residence: 1910; Hopedale Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois2
  • Residence*: 1920; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois1
  • Residence: 1920; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois5
  • Occupation: 1930; Farmer6
  • Residence: 1930; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois6
  • Residence: 1950; Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois7
  • Occupation*: Hotel Maintenance Worker4
  • Death*: 14 January 1977; Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois3,4
  • Burial*: 17 January 1977; Mennonite Cemetery, Hopedale Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois4
  • Last Edited: 7 Apr 2019

Citations

  1. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of John Birky - 21 April 1920.
  2. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.
  3. [S23] Social Security Administration. "Social Security Death Index ". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011.
  4. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Menno Birky - 15 January 1977.
  5. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  6. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  7. [S43] Ancestry.com. "U.S. City Directories: 1821-1989". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah.

Mervin Jacob Birky1,2

b. 29 November 1928, d. 18 April 1999
  • Birth*: 29 November 1928; Delavan, Tazewell Co., Illinois1,3
  • Residence: 1930; Dillon Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois4
  • Residence*: 1940; Dillon Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois5
  • Military Service*: U.S. Navy Veteran of WW II1,3
  • Occupation*: between 1958 and 1989; Farmer3
  • Notes*: Licensed Private Pilot3
  • Religion*: Member of the Baptist Church at Delavan3
  • Death*: 18 April 1999; Delavan, Tazewell Co., Illinois1,3
  • Burial*: 21 April 1999; Prairie Rest Cemetery, Delavan Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois1,3
  • Last Edited: 18 Feb 2019

Citations

  1. [S69] Tazewell Co. Genealogical Society, compilers, Tazewell County, Illinois Cemeteries, Vol. I (Pekin, Illinois: Tazewell Co. Genealogical Society, 2013), p. 86.
  2. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Alma L. Eichelberger Birky.
  3. [S76] News Article, The Delavan Times, Delavan, Illinois, Obituary of Mervin J. Birky - 21 April 1999.
  4. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  5. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.

Orville R. Birky1,2

b. 10 May 1925, d. 23 January 2013
  • Birth*: 10 May 1925; Hopedale, Tazewell Co., Illinois3,4
  • Residence: 1930; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois2
  • Residence: 1940; Porter Twp., Porter Co., Indiana5
  • Marriage*: 20 February 1948; Married Lorna ?4
  • Residence*: 1974; Valparaiso, Porter Co., Indiana1
  • Death*: 23 January 2013; Valparaiso, Porter Co., Indiana4
  • Obituary: 24 January 2013; Indiana Post-Tribune4
  • Burial*: 26 January 2013; Hopewell Mennonite Cemetery, Kouts, Porter Co., Indiana3,4
  • Last Edited: 25 Jun 2019

Citations

  1. [S37] News Article, Miscellaneous Newspapers, Obituary of Levi Birky - Unidentified Newspaper - Unidentified Date.
  2. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  3. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Orville R. Birky.
  4. [S37] News Article, Miscellaneous Newspapers, Obituary of Orville Birky - Indiana Post Tribune - 24 January 2013.
  5. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.

Robert Wayne Birky1

b. 27 July 1939, d. 27 July 1939
  • Birth*: 27 July 19392
  • Death*: 27 July 19392
  • Burial*: Mennonite Cemetery, Hopedale Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois2
  • Last Edited: 6 Apr 2019

Citations

  1. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Ruth Birky - 18 September 2016.
  2. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Robert Wayne Birky.