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George Henry Scharlach[1]

Male 1826 - 1898  (71 years)


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  • Name George Henry Scharlach 
    Born 16 Dec 1826  [2
    Gender Male 
    Birth 25 Dec 1826  Hilsbach, Ortenaukreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Burial Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Graceland Cemetery 
    Emigration Oct 1851  [1
    Died 3 May 1898  [2, 3
    Death 3 May 1899  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Reference Number 53777 
    Buried 5 May 1899  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Graceland Cemetery 
    Notes 

    • GEORGE HENRY SCHARLACH


      DIED, AT HIS HOME IN THIS CITY WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY 3, AT 7:30, GEORGE HENRY SCHARLACH, AGED 72 YEARS, 4 MONTHS AND 9 DAYS, DEATH BEING CAUSED BY AN APPOLETIC STROKE A FEW WEEKS AGO.


      THE DECEASED WAS BORN IN HILSBACH BADEN, GERMANY, DECEMBER 25, 1826. HE CAME WITH HIS PARENTS TO THIS COUNTRY IN OCTOBER, 1851, LANDING AT NEW ORLEANS. ON THE THIRD SUNDAY IN MAY, 1856, HE WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO MAGDALENA LEHMAN AT WASHINGTON, ILL. AFTER A SHORT RESIDENCE IN WASHINGTON, ELGIN, IOWA, AND PEORIA HE MOVED TO NEAR FORREST WHERE HE FOLLOWED THE OCCUPATION OF FARMING FOR NINE YEARS, MOVING TO THIS CITY IN OCTOBER, 1883, WHERE HE HAS SINCE RESIDED.


      EIGHT CHILDREN WERE BORN TO THEM, SEVEN BOYS AND ONE GIRL, SIX OF WHOM SURVIVE HIM: S. H.., LIVING NEAR CROPSEY; D. F., J. P. AND MAGDALENA OF THIS CITY; J. E. AND C. C., OF CISSNA PARK; ALL OF WHOM WERE PRESENT AT THE LAST SERVICES.


      THE DECEASED WAS WELL KNOWN IN FAIRBURY AND WITH THE AGED WIFE AND MOTHER’S LARGE CIRCLE OF FRIENDS WILL MOURN HIS DEATH. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE GERMAN APOSTOLIC CHURCH AND THE SERVICES WERE HELD UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THAT ORGANIZATION FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT 3:30, THE REMAINS BEING LAID TO REST IN THE FAIRBURY CEMETERY.
    Person ID I53598  Megan's Big Tree
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2016 

    Family Mary Magdalena Lehmann,   b. 28 Jun 1831, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1920, Remington, Jasper, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married May 1856  Washington, Tazewell, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Samuel H. Scharlach,   b. 26 Mar 1858, Elgin, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1930, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Peter Scharlach,   b. 1871,   d. 1882  (Age 11 years)
     3. Magdalena Scharlach,   b. 5 May 1875, Pleasant Ridge, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1968, Chatsworth, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     4. Daniel F. Scharlach
     5. Jacob P. Scharlach
     6. John E. Scharlach
     7. Christ C. Scharlach
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2016 14:48:01 
    Family ID F21483  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S702] The Bach, Scharlach, and Von Tobel Families.

    2. [S256] Graceland Cemetery Records.

    3. [S1457] Graceland Cemetery Visit 2013.