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Johann Adam Steinberg
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Birth: Jun. 9, 1845
Hessen, Germany
Death: Feb. 2, 1913
Sibley
Ford County
Illinois, USA

Born Johann Adam in Neideraula, Kreis Hersfeld, East Hessen, the 2nd son of Johann Heinrich Steinberg (1800-1855) & Anna Martha Stückrodt Schmeer (1806-1868), his American records name him Adam John.

Adam and his brother Heinrich Valentin escaped a Prussian army press-gang by crawling miles through a sewer pipe. They fled Germany on the ship S. S. Hansa arriving in New York 31 Aug 1868. Heinrich returned shortly to his bride in Germany.

Adam worked as cabinet maker in Livingston Co.and in Peoria, IL . There he met and married Louisa Frederika Körner on Feb. 7, 1871. They began farming near her family southwest of Cullom, IL. Five children were born. Adam became a U.S. citizen on 28 Oct 1878.

In 1887 Adam bought 160 acres from M. L. Sullivant in Section 30 of Sullivant Township, Ford Co. where he cleared the virgin prairie with the help of relatives and his sons and farmed until 1902. He retired, moved his invalid wife to Sibley and ran a boarding house with help of their daughter, Anna.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Louisa Frederica Koerner Steinberg (1838 - 1912)
 
 Children:
  Anna Catherine Steinberg Knoll (1871 - 1957)*
  Henry John Steinberg (1874 - 1877)*
  Edward John Steinberg (1876 - 1951)*
  Louisa Elizabeth Steinberg (1879 - 1882)*
  Charles Steinberg (1882 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Sibley
Ford County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: My Family United
Originally Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Jul 21, 2002
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Johann Adam Steinberg
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