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Jonas Youker
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Birth: Apr. 9, 1819
Oppenheim
Fulton County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1893
Mayfield
Grand Traverse County
Michigan, USA

Jonas Youker was born in Oppenheim, NY to Johann "George" and Catherine (Burkdorf) Youker. He married Sally Kibbe in Potter Co., Pennsylvania. Sally died of small pox quite young and left Jonas with small children. Shortly after this time Jonas moved to Grand Traverse County, MI where his parents and siblings had relocated. He remarried Eliza J. Carr also of Potter Co., PA and had two children from this marriage.

Christened: May 09, 1819 in St. John Dutch Reformed Church, St. Johnsville, Montgomery, NY.

Interesting link about the death of Jonas' first wife:
http://www.paintedhills.org/POTTER/LONEGRAVE.htm

Youker family were Palatine Germans of the Reformed faith to come to Mohawk Valley (German Flatts), New York in 1750. Jonas' maternal grandfather, Henry Burkdorf was a Hessian Soldier, while paternal grandfather, Johann George Youker Sr. was a Revolutionary War Patriot. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John G. Youker (____ - 1870)
  Catherine Burkdorf Youker (1788 - 1866)
 
 Spouse:
  Eliza J Carr Youker (1838 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  Sarah M Youker Hessem (1855 - 1875)*
  John Henry Youker (1868 - 1949)*
  Clarence W Youker (1871 - 1872)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Youker Clark (1814 - 1893)*
  Jonas Youker (1819 - 1893)
  Henry Youker (1822 - 1903)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Aged 73y's 11m's 5d's
 
Burial:
Downs Cemetery
Grand Traverse County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Youker83
Originally Created by: John T
Record added: Mar 28, 2012
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Jonas Youker
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Jonas Youker
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3rd great-grandfather
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 Added: Jun. 12, 2014
 
 
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