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Samuel Zehr

Samuel Zehr[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male 1867 - Abt 1937  (70 years)

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  • Name Samuel Zehr  [6
    Nickname Sam
     
    Born 27 Feb 1867  Mackinaw, Tazewell, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7

    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 9 Mar 1937  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    East Oak Street
     

    Death 10 May 1937  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8

     
    Address:
    East Oak Street
     
    _AMTID 190111239285:1030:113173531
     
    Buried 12 May 1937  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    Address:
    South Apostolic Christian Cemetery
     

    Notes 
    • SAMUEL ZEHR 1867 - 1937


      SAMUEL ZEHR, SR.


      SAMUEL ZEHR, SR., WHO FOR MANY YEARS HAD BEEN A RESIDENT OF THIS CITY A
      ND VICINITY, PASSED AWAY AT THE FAMILY HOME ON EAST OAK STREET, MONDAY M
      ORNING AT 9:30 O’CLOCK, HIS DEATH RESULTING FROM HEART DISEASE AND COMP
      LICATIONS. HE WAS AGED 70 YEARS, 2 MONTHS AND 13 DAYS.


      MR. ZEHR, A SON OF JACOB AND ANNA ZEHR, WAS BORN AT MACKINAW, FEBRUARY 2
      7, 1867. ON APRIL 26, 1897, AT FORREST, HE WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO LE
      NA BROQUARD. THEY RESIDED ON A FARM FIVE MILES SOUTH OF FAIRBURY UNTIL M
      ARCH 1929, WHEN THEY MOVED TO TOWN. HERE ON JULY 25, 1930, MRS. ZEHR PA
      SSED AWAY.


      SURVIVING ARE TEN CHILDREN - LENA, ALDINE, CLARA AND SARA, AT HOME; BEN
      , SAM AND MRS. MARY TRAUB, OF FAIRBURY; MRS. IDA STEFFEN, MRS. ANNA STE
      FFEN AND MRS. FANNIE STEFFEN, OF CROPSEY. SURVIVING ALSO ARE: EIGHT GRA
      NDCHILDREN - HARVEY, RUTH, DOROTHY, JUNIOR AND KATHRYN TRAUB; MAXINE AN
      D RONALD ZEHR AND LENA LOUISE STEFFEN; ONE SISTER, MRS. KATIE BROQUARD, A
      ND TWO BROTHERS, JOSHUA AND JOSEPH, OF FAIRBURY. HIS PARENTS AND TWO SI
      STERS, MRS. ANNA BROQUARD AND LYDIA ZIMMERMAN, PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH.


      FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH IN THIS CI
      TY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON WITH BURIAL IN THE SOUTH CEMETERY. THE PALLBEARE
      RS WERE HIS SIX NEPHEWS, HARVEY AND JOE ZEHR, JOSHUA, GEORGE AND JOE BR
      OQUARD AND GEORGE ZIMMERMAN, JR.

    Person ID I56629  Megan's Big Tree
    Last Modified 31 Dec 1969 

    Father Jacob Zehr,   b. 25 Jul 1836, Bayern, Germany
    Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1922, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States
    Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Anna Roth,   b. 29 Sep 1844, Ohio
    Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1895  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1864  Woodford, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9

    Family ID F22509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lena Broquard,   b. 16 Oct 1874, Lacon, Marshall, Illinois, United States
    Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1930, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States
    Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1897  Forrest, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2

    Children 
     1. Benjamin Zehr,   d. Bef Mar 2008
     2. Samuel Zehr,   d. Bef Mar 2008
     3. Sara Zehr,   d. Bef Mar 2008
     4. Clara Zehr,   b. 3 Jan 1899,   d. 23 Sep 1984  (Age 85 years)
     5. Lena Zehr,   b. 13 Oct 1901,   d. 20 Oct 2001  (Age 100 years)
     6. Mary Leona Zehr,   b. 3 Apr 1903, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1992, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     7. Anna M. Zehr,   b. 10 Mar 1908, Indian Grove, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 2009, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years)
     8. Fannie Mae Zehr,   b. 3 Dec 1912, Indian Grove, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 2006, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     9. Aldine Elizabeth Zehr,   b. 9 Oct 1915, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 2008, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     10. Ida Zehr,   d. Bef Mar 2008
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F22516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Feb 1867 - Mackinaw, Tazewell, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Apr 1897 - Forrest, Livingston, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Address:
    East Oak Street - Abt 9 Mar 1937 - Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States
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    Link to Google MapsDeath - ,Address:
    East Oak Street - 10 May 1937 - Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States
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    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    South Apostolic Christian Cemetery - 12 May 1937 - Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States
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  • Sources 
    1. [S738] The Steffen Family .

    2. [S706] The Broquard Family .

    3. [S407] Obituary of Aldine Steffen .

    4. [S477] Obituary of Fannie Mae Steffen .

    5. [S416] Obituary of Anna Steffen .

    6. [S5073] Mary L. Traub Obituary , Mary L. Traub Obituary; obituary; 13 July 1992; obituary; online; 2 October 2021
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    7. [S691] South Christian Apostolic Cemetery .

    8. [S1090] Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947 .

    9. [S797] Find-a-Grave Website .