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Christine Henerika Schmidgall Schenk
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1830
Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: Jan. 2, 1908
Jackson County
Illinois, USA

From the Vergennes, IL newspaper: Mrs. Henry Schenk, Sr.

"Mrs. Henry Schenk, Sr., died Thursday, January 2, 1908 at 11:00 p.m. at the old homestead place where she has resided the past 50 years. Mrs. Schenk has been an invalid for the past 8 years, having suffered a stroke of paralysis in 1900. She was born in Whittenberg, Germany, September 30, 1830, her age being 77 years, 3 months, and 13 days. She came to America in 1858. Besides her husband she leaves to mourn her death 8 children who are as follows: Mrs. Will Weber, Murphysboro; Mrs. John Horner, Carbondale; Mrs. Theodore Bowyer, Carterville; Mrs. Ely M. Wilkerson, Pinckneyville; Mrs. Jake Bechtlofft, Vergennes; Mrs. Joe Collins, Ava; Louis and Henry Schenk, Jr., Vergennes; 26 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren, besides 3 sisters and 3 brothers who are: Mrs. Catherine Schroadt and Mrs. Rosine Schoch, Murphysboro; Mrs. Christina Bruder, DuQuoin; Christian Schmidgall, DuQuoin; Henry Schmidgall, Murphysboro; and Fred Schmidgall, DeSoto.

Funeral Saturday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. Interment at Allyn Grove Cemetery. She was a member of the German Lutheran Church. Six sons-in-law acted as pall bearers. Rev. Bradley of Vergennes officiated."

She was the daughter of Johann Georg Schmidgall (1797-1861) and Katherina Lulise Glueck (1805-1870), both of whom were born in Germany and died in Jackson County, IL.
Family links: 
  Johann Henrich Schenk (1828 - 1925)
  Rosina Schenk Weber (1854 - 1936)*
  Louis Schenk (1859 - 1940)*
  Elizabeth C. Schenk Bechtlofft (1871 - 1968)*
  Dillie Schenk Colin (1873 - 1958)*
*Calculated relationship
Allyn Grove Cemetery
Jackson County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Gene Wiles
Record added: Jul 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72937286

- Gene Wiles
 Added: Jul. 6, 2011

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