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Heinrich "Henry" Schenk
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Birth: 1835
New York, USA
Death: 1862
Wheeling
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Heinrich Schenk (also spelled Schank and Schanck) was born in New York abt 1835. He raised wheat, corn and oats on his Northfield Township farm. He married Philippina Schneider 1851-54, likely in Cook Co. IL. They had three children when he died at the age of 26 (in April or May, 1862) near Wheeling.

Burial place is not certain, but likely, as his father and mother were buried here less than 2-3 years before. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry Schank (1806 - 1859)
  Elizabeth Schenk (1805 - 1860)
 
 Spouse:
  Philippine Schneider Zahn (1835 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  Augusta Shank Truesdell (1855 - 1916)*
  Heinrich E. Shank (1858 - 1915)*
  Reuben Shank (1860 - 1862)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
North Northfield Cemetery
Northbrook
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: familypast
Originally Created by: Rosetta
Record added: May 15, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10967488
 

You spent your life supplying food for your family. Thank you.
- Rosetta
 Added: Feb. 17, 2007
 
 
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