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Gerhard Henrich Franzen

Male 1823 - 1909  (86 years)


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  • Name Gerhard Henrich Franzen 
    Born 7 Jan 1823  Schale, Westfalen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Christened 14 Jan 1823  Schale, Westfalen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 11 Jan 1909  Leyden, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Buried 15 Jan 1909  Evangelical Zion’s Society Cemetery, Leyden, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 7
    Burial 29 Apr 1952  Union Ridge Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Also Known As Henry  [6
    Occupation Farmer in Leyden Township, Illinois  [2, 3, 5, 6
    Notes 
    • Buried in the small cemetery destroyed and paved over during construction of O’Hare Airport. Remains re-interred at Union Ridge Cemetery. [4, 6]
    Person ID I334  Mohr-Whalen | Blood relatives of Brad Mohr
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2015 

    Father Hermann Bernhard Heinrich Franzen
              b. Sep 1772, Schale, Westfalen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 7 Jan 1844, Bensenville, DuPage County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother Fenne Adelheid Elfring
              b. Mar 1781, Schale, Westfalen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 Apr 1835, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Family ID F80  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Johanna Wicke
              b. 15 Dec 1827, Lagershausen, Hannover, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 27 Aug 1906, Leyden, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1849  Bensenville, DuPage County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Gerhard Henry Franzen
              b. 1850, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1850, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +2. Friedrich Heinrich Franzen
              b. 22 Jul 1851, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 30 Aug 1917, Leyden, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. Anna Catharina Maria Franzen
              b. 1853, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1854, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +4. Lizzie Franzen
              b. 8 Aug 1855, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 8 Jan 1937, Elgin, Kane County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +5. Minnie Franzen
              b. 15 Oct 1857, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 14 Mar 1936, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. Edwin Franzen
              b. 1860, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1942  (Age 82 years)
     7. Amelia Franzen
              b. 24 Dec 1862, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 31 Oct 1934  (Age 71 years)
     8. _____ Franzen
              b. 1864, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1864, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +9. Augusta E. Franzen
              b. Jun 1865, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 21 Nov 1934, Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     10. G. Theodore Franzen
              b. 1868, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Sep 1939, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +11. George H. Franzen
              b. 14 Aug 1870, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 7 Dec 1960, Liverpool, Brazoria County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2017 21:18:11 
    Family ID F246  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jan 1823 - Schale, Westfalen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 14 Jan 1823 - Schale, Westfalen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1849 - Bensenville, DuPage County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jan 1909 - Leyden, Cook County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Jan 1909 - Evangelical Zion’s Society Cemetery, Leyden, Cook County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 29 Apr 1952 - Union Ridge Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S7] Schale Evangelical Church records: Evangelisch Kirchengemeinde - Schale Geburtsregister/Heiratsregister/Sterberegister.
    2. [S631] 1880 US Census - Household of G.H. Franzen.
    3. [S1893] Death Certificate of Gerhard H. Franzen.
    4. [S2576] Find A Grave entry for Gerhard Henrich Franzen, #63434328, Lorna McMahon.
    5. [S40] The Franzen Family from Schale, Co Tecklenburg, Westphalia: a family tree of descendants of Johan Frantzen, Michael Martens Kirchhoff.
    6. [S153] Families from Schale, Westfalen & Sonneborn, Lippe, Gloria Landwer Scott.
    7. [S2578] Report of the District Engineer, United States Engineers, Department of the Army (in Re: United States of America, Plaintiff, vs. A Certain Tract of Land in Cook County Illinois, et al., Defandants.), R.P. Kline, Colonel, C.E.