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Samuel Slagel

Samuel Slagel

Male 1849 - 1937  (87 years)

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  • Name Samuel Slagel 
    Born 30 Nov 1849  Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

    Gender Male 
    Birth 30 Nov 1849  Pulaski, Davis, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10

     
    Birth 30 Nov 1850  Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11

     
    Census 1870  Morton, Tazewell, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12

     
    Moved 1871 
    Moved from Iowa to Indian Grove Twp, Livingston, Illinois
     
    Census 1880  Belle Prairie City, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [13

     
    Occupation 1880  [1
    Farmer
     
    Census 1900  Indian Grove, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4

     
    Occupation 1900  [4, 14
    Farmer
     
    Residence 1900  Indian Grove, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Owns farm there
     
    Moved Between 1908 and 1937  [2
    Retired from farming and moved to 407 E Walnut Street, Fairbury
     
    Census 1910  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [15

     
    Address:
    Walnut Street
     
    Census 1920  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [16

     
    Census 1930  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [17

     
    Occupation Blacksmith
      [18
    Religion Apostolic Christian
     
    Residence 1937  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    407 East Walnut St.
     
    _COLOR 21
     
    Died 29 Nov 1937  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 8, 11, 19
    Address:
    407 East Walnut St.
     

    Buried 2 Dec 1937  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8, 20
    Address:
    Graceland Cemetery
     

    Notes 
    • Census Place: Belle Prairie, Livingston, Illinois
      Source: FHL Film 1254226 National Archives Film T9-0226 Pag
      e 186C
      Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
      Samuel SLEGEL Self M M W 30 WI
      Occ: Farmer Fa: SWIT Mo: SWIT
      Mary SLEGEL Wife F M W 24 BADEN
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: BADEN Mo: BADEN
      Daniel SLEGEL Son M S W 1 IL
      Fa: WI Mo: BADEN
      Emma SLEGEL Dau F S W 2M IL
      Fa: WI Mo: BADEN
      Kate DOMLES MotherL F M W 56 BADEN
      Occ: At Home Fa: BADEN Mo: BADEN
      Frederick VESKLER Other M S W 17 SWIT
      Occ: Farm Laborer Fa: SWIT Mo: SWIT
      Andrew STEIDINGER Other M S W 23 BADEN
      Occ: Farmer Fa: BADEN Mo: BADEN


      Fairbury Blade (as reprinted on AC web site)

      Dec. 3, 1937

      Funeral services of Samuel Slagel held yesterday

      Passed away Monday evening at 6 o'clock at his home on East Walnut Stre
      et.

      Samuel Slagel, prominent farmer of this community for many years, passe
      d away Monday evening at six o'clock at his home at 407 East Walnut Str
      eet, death being due to the infirmities of advanced age.

      He was born November 30, 1849, in Wisconsin and grew to young manhood t
      here. In the early seventies he came to this community, and on Novembe
      28, 1875, in this city he was united in marriage to Miss Mary Demler.

      Mr. Slagel was engaged in farming most of his life and resided on his f
      arm, about five miles southeast of this city, for many years.

      Retiring from the farm in 1908, he and Mrs. Slagel moved to the home in t
      his city where he had since resided.

      He leaves surviving one daughter, Mrs. Paul Hoffman, and one son, Danie
      l, both residents of this community. One son, Samuel, died at the age o
      f four years, and another son, Joseph, passed away a number of years ag
      o in New Mexico. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Sophia Rapp, of Evans
      ton, and Mrs. Albert Reiman, of Oakville, Iowa. Mrs. Slagel died about t
      en years ago.

      Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at one o'clock at the Ch
      istian Apostolic Church on East Elm Street, of which he was a member. I
      terment was in Graceland Cemetery.

      Out-of-town relatives who were here yesterday to attend the funeral inc
      lude: Mr. and Mrs. Al Himelich, of Francesville, Inc.; Mr. and Mrs. Er
      est Mueller and J.D. Swing, of La Crosse Ind.; Joe Swing, of Hoopston; M
      s. Sam Getz, of Tremont; Mrs. Lena Schaab, of Normal, and friends from C
      issna Park, Remington Ind., Peoria, Morton, Elgin, Tremont, and Sabetha K
      an.

      1930 Fairbury
      E. Walnut 407 440 449 Slagel, Sam Head 0 $4000 No M W 79 Wd no yes Wisc
      onsin Switzerland Switzerland 63 11 0 yes none no
      Hoffman, Martha granddaughter-H No F W 23 S no yes Illinois France Illi
      ois 61 12 1 yes none

      Illinois, Livingston, Indian Grove Township, Fairbury City, January 13, 1
      920 Forrest L. Fitzgerald Sup 9 Enum 29 First Ward Sheet 10B Image 20 o
      f 35 East Walnut St.
      907 266 271 Slagel, Samuel head O F M W 70 M no yes Wisconsin Switzerla
      d German Switzerland German yes none
      ---Mary wife F W 63 M 1864 No yes yes Germany German Switzerland German S
      witzerland German yes none
      Demler, Lena niece F W 32 S yes yes Kansas Germany German Germany Germa
      yes housework W

      Illinois, Livingston, Indian Grove Township, June 25, 1900, Lincoln C. V
      eatek Sup 5 Enum 102 Sheet 12A Image 23 of 26
      235 235 Slagel, Samuel 6-1/Of 6 Head 3C-1R W M Nov 1849 50 M 24 Wiscons
      in Switzerland Switzerland Farmer 1-1-a 0-2-3 yes yes yes O F F 105
      ---Mary Wife W F Jan 1855 45 M 24 4 3 Switzerland Switzerland Switzerla
      d yes yes yes
      ---Daniel Son W M Feb 1878 22 S Illinois Wisconsin Switzerland Farm Lab
      orer 0 yes yes yes
      ---Joseph Son W M Feb 1882 18 S Illinois Wisconsin Switzerland Farm Lab
      orer 0 yes yes yes
      ---Emma Daughter W F Mar 1880 20 S Illinois Wisconsin Switzerland yes y
      es yes
      Demler, Lena Neice [sic] W F Oct 1887 12 S Kansas Switzerland Ohio yes y
      es yes

      1870 Census: Page 9, Morton Township, Tazewell Co., Illinois July 9, 1
      870
      61 61 Headbury (?), William 29 M W Farmer 5000 1500 Illinois (check mar
      k under male citizen of U.S. 21 and older)
      ---- Julia 25 F W Keeping house Illinois
      ---- Walter 9/12 M W Illinois (check mark under mother of for
      eign birth) Sept
      Slagel, Samuel 20 M W Farm Laborer Wisconsin

      April 19 1910 Fairbury Livingston Illinois Sup 8 Enum 28 Sheet 5A
      Walnut St.
      123 123 Slagel Samuel Head M W 59 M1 35 Wisconsin Ger German Ger German E
      glish Own income yes yes O F H
      ---Mary Wife F W 54 M1 35 4 3 Ger German Ger German Ger German 1870 Eng
      lish None yes yes
    Person ID I795  Megan's Big Tree
    Last Modified 31 Dec 1969 

    Father Samuel John Slegel,   b. Between 1815 and 1816, Bern, Switzerland
    Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y
     
    Mother Mary Walty,   b. Between 1819 and 1820, Bern, Switzerland
    Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Iowa, United States
    Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19883  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Demler,   b. Jan 1855, Switzerland
    Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1928, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States
    Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1875  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [21

    Married 28 Nov 1875  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 11

     
    Married 30 Nov 1875  Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [22

     
    Notes 
    Children 
     1. Daniel Slagel,   b. Feb 1878, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1967, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years)
     2. Emma Alice Slagel,   b. 5 Mar 1880, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1961, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Joseph J. Slagel,   b. 12 Feb 1883, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1915, Deming, Luna, New Mexico, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     4. Samuel Slagel,   d.
    Photos
    Samuel Mary.jpg
    Samuel Mary.jpg
    Samuel Mary.jpg
    Samuel Mary.jpg
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Nov 1849 - Wisconsin, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - - 30 Nov 1849 - Pulaski, Davis, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - - 30 Nov 1850 - Wisconsin, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - - 1870 - Morton, Tazewell, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Nov 1875 - Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - 28 Nov 1875 - Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - 30 Nov 1875 - Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - ,Address:
    Walnut Street - 1910 - Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - - 1920 - Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - - 1930 - Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 407 East Walnut St. - 1937 - Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Address:
    407 East Walnut St. - 29 Nov 1937 - Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States
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    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Graceland Cemetery - 2 Dec 1937 - Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States
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  • Sources 
    1. [S14] 1880 Census .

    2. [S722] The Hoffman and Slagel Families .

    3. [S614] Obituary of Samuel Slagel .

    4. [S16] 1900 Census .

    5. [S256] Graceland Cemetery Records .

    6. [S1079] Death Certificate of Samuel Slagel .

    7. [S292] Iowa State Census Collection .

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

    9. [S720] The Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Livingston County , pgs. 1048-1049, article on Joseph Slagel
      .

    10. [S235] From Schlegel to Slagel .

    11. [S3181] Slagel Services , Slagel Services; 1 December 1937; Samuel Slagel Obituary; online; 9 December 2018
      .

    12. [S12] 1870 Census .

    13. [S14] 1880 Census .
      Listed as Samuel Slegel.


    14. [S18] 1900 Census (Illinois, Livingston County) .
      Lived in Indian Grove, Dwelling #235, Family #235


    15. [S23] 1910 Census .

    16. [S25] 1920 Census .

    17. [S27] 1930 Census .

    18. [S720] The Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Livingston County .

    19. [S722] The Hoffman and Slagel Families .
      He died on a Monday, and the funeral was on December 2, 1937.


    20. [S256] Graceland Cemetery Records .
      "East Graceland"


    21. [S560] Obituary of Mary Demler Slagel .

    22. [S341] Livingston County, Illinois Marriages Up to 1900 .
      SCHLEGEL, SAMUEL DEMLER, MARY LIVINGSTON 11/30/1875 F /182
      SCHLEGEL, ULRICH BRECHER, EMMA LIVINGSTON 01/31/1884 G / 1854


    23. [S2224] Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1951 and 1880-1940 .