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Christian Baechler
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1823
Sarrebourg
Departement de la Moselle
Lorraine, France
Death: Dec. 21, 1904
Princeton
Bureau County
Illinois, USA

Better known as Chris, Mr. Christian Baechler was born in Sarrebourg, France, Dec. 27, 1823.
At the age of fourteen years he left home and lived in the city of Metz, France for seventeen years.
Coming to America when he was thirty one years old he landed in Putnam county, Illinois, where he lived for two years, and in 1856 he settled in Bureau township in this county, where he improved his fine farm of three hundred and twenty acres.
Mr. Baechler was married in February of 1860 to Anna Gingerich of Peoria, Illinois; three sons were born to them, Oliver, Rudolph and Manny.
Oliver being the only one left, and now living on the old homestead.
In 1876 Mr. Baechler moved to Princeton.

excerpt of obit-Bureau County Tribune (Princeton, Illinois)~13 Jan 1905 p6



 
 
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 Spouse:
  Anna Baechler (1839 - 1887)*
 
 Children:
  Oliver Baechler (1860 - 1935)*
  Rudolph Baechler (1862 - 1893)*
  Manning Raymond Baechler (1870 - 1898)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Princeton
Bureau County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Sam
Record added: Jul 03, 2012
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Christian Baechler
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