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Elizabeth Jane McGivern German
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Birth: Jun. 10, 1863
Death: Feb. 11, 1950

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Jane McGivern German, daughter of Daniel McGivern and Bridget Byrnes.
Birth: 10 Jun 1863, Truro Township, Knox County, Illinois
Marriage: 12 Dec 1889 to Elmer E. German
Death: 11 Feb 1950, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri
Burial: St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, East Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois

Elizabeth Jane McGivern, daughter of Daniel McGivern and Bridget Byrnes, was born with triplets on June 10, 1863, in Truro Township, Knox County, Illinois.

Elizabeth married Elmer E. German, son of Henry German and Polly Miller, at 1 p.m. on December 12, 1889, in the bride's home 2 miles west of the village of Williamsfield, Knox County, Illinois. The Rev. Father Shannon, of Brimfield, officiated. Elizabeth's brother James signed as a witness on the marriage license. Elmer was born February 25, 1865, in Millbrook Township, Peoria County, Illinois.

On October 19, 1899, the Williamsfield Times reported that "Miss Mary McGivern, of Galesburg who had been visiting her sister, Mrs. E. E. German, for several weeks, returned home Tuesday."

On October 26, 1899, the Williamsfield Times reported that "E. E. German had a good horse killed Sunday morning on the Santa Fe tracks just west of town. He was driving the animal, loose, from one pasture to another when an extra eastbound freight came along and the horse started off down the track pursued by the train. The race did not last long, as the train quickly overtook the horse and killed it."

At the death of her brother, James, on March 23, 1921, she was living in Williamsfield, Illinois.

Elmer German died at age 70 on March 17, 1935, in Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois, and is buried in Williamsfield Cemetery, Knox County, Illinois.

Elizabeth Jane McGivern German died at age 86 on February 11, 1950, in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, at home of her daughter, Mary Myrtle German. She is buried in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, East Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois, next to her mother, the two siblings she was born with, and her older brother Michael.

Children of Elizabeth McGivern and Elmer German are:
Clarence Winfred German (1890 - 1943)
Mary Myrtle German (1894 - 1983)
James Henry German (1896 - 1958)
William Russell German (1899 - 1962)
Leo Elmer German (1901 - 1951)
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elmer E. German (1865 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  Clarence Winnifred German (1890 - 1945)*
  Mary Myrtle German (1894 - 1983)*
  James Henry German (1896 - 1958)*
  William Russell German (1899 - 1962)*
  Leo E German (1901 - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
East Galesburg
Knox County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Florence Banks
Record added: May 05, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5415783
Elizabeth Jane <i>McGivern</i> German
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Elizabeth Jane <i>McGivern</i> German
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Elizabeth Jane <i>McGivern</i> German
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- Florence Banks
 Added: May. 8, 2001
 
 
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