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John Nicholas Bach[1, 2]

Male 1841 - 1915  (73 years)


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  • Name John Nicholas Bach 
    Born 26 Jul 1841  Voellerdingen, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Emigration Nov 1880  [3
    Emigration Dec 1880  [3
    Moved 1892  [3
    Moved north of Forrest, Illinois 
    Moved 1902  [3
    Moved to Fairbury, Illinois 
    Name J. N. 
    Reference Number 50302 
    Died 18 Jul 1915  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 20 Jul 1915  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Address:
    Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery 
    Notes 

    • J. N. BACH.


      JOHN NICHOLAS BACH WAS BORN IN VOELLERDINGEN, ELSASS-LORRRAINE, JULY 26, 1841, AND PASSED AWAY AT HIS HOME IN THIS CITY SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 18, AGED 73 YEARS, 11 MONTHS AND 23 DAYS.


      MR. BACH CAME TO AMERICA IN DECEMBER 1880, AND SETTLED ON A FARM NEAR WISNER, CUMMING COUNTY, NEB., WHERE HE RESIDED UNTIL THE SPRING OF 1892, WHEN HE MOVED TO ILLINOIS AND SETTLED NORTH OF FORREST. HE CONTINUED TO RESIDE THERE UNTIL 1902, WHEN HE MOVED TO THIS CITY, WHERE HE MADE HIS HOME UNTIL HIS DEATH.


      BESIDES HIS WIFE HE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY THREE SONS, J. N., OF THIS CITY; PETER, OF FORREST, AND EMIL, OF WISNER, NEB. BESIDES THE IMMEDIATE RELATIVES HE LEAVES TO MOURN HIS LOSS A HOST OF FRIENDS. THE DECEASED WAS AN HONEST, UPRIGHT CITIZEN, A MEMBER OF THE GERMAN APOSTOLIC CHURCH OF THIS CITY, AND HELD IN HIGH ESTEEM BY ALL WHO KNOW HIM.


      THE FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD FROM HIS HOME CHURCH IN THIS CITY TUESDAY AFTERNOON, REV. JACOB PLATTNER, OF GOODFIELD, OFFICIATING, AND WERE LARGELY ATTENDED, A LARGE NUMBER BEING HERE FROM OUT OF TOWN. INTERMENT WAS MADE IN THE FAIRBURY CEMETERY.
    Person ID I50149  Megan's Big Tree
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2016 

    Family Caroline Meiss,   b. 9 Jan 1846, Voellerdingen, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1922, Remington, Jasper, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1867  Voellerdingen, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. John Nicholas Bach,   b. 10 Jul 1871, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age 79 years)
     2. Peter Bach,   b. 10 Dec 1873, Alsace, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1946, Forrest, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Emil Bach
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2016 14:48:01 
    Family ID F20205  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S231] Forrest Ministers.

    2. [S701] The Apostolic Christian Church Section of Graceland Cemetery, Fairbury.

    3. [S702] The Bach, Scharlach, and Von Tobel Families.