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John Adam Ehredt

John Adam Ehredt

Male 1857 - 1925  (67 years)

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  • Name John Adam Ehredt 
    Born 03 Jul 1857  Elizabeth, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 09 May 1925  Jo Daviess County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1108  Thompson
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2012 

    Father Martin Ehredt,   b. 01 Apr 1832, Weisweil, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1900, Galena, Jo Davies County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hutschel,   b. 01 May 1837, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1920, Galena, Jo Davies County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1856  Galena, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F384  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara Hesselbacher,   b. 23 Dec 1856, Scales Mound, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943 
    Married 18 Jan 1883  Jo Daviess County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • EHREDT, JOHN married HESSELBACHER, BARBARA, 01/18/1883, E/349, JO DAVIESS.
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Barbara Ehredt,   b. 14 Feb 1885,   d. 20 Dec 1904
     2. Margaret Ehredt
     3. Mary Magdalene Ehredt,   b. 22 Mar 1889, Elizabeth, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1976
    +4. Joseph Henry Ehredt
     5. John Ehredt
    +6. David Daniel Ehredt,   b. 20 Feb 1897, Elizabeth, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Sep 1983
    +7. Edward Ehredt,   b. 03 Oct 1900,   d. 08 Oct 1963
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2005 
    Family ID F393  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    John Adam Ehredt
    John Adam Ehredt
    John Adam Ehredt and Barbara (Hesselbacher) Ehredt.
    John Adam Ehredt
    John Adam Ehredt
    John Adam Ehredt

  • Notes 
    • John Adam Ehredt was the oldest of the 10 children of Martin and Elizabeth Ehredt. He was born on the family farm in Guilford Township. The Family Farm was on the Ridge road between Elizabeth and Scales Mound. Coonie Bahr bought this farm when Martin retired to Galena.

      John married Barbara Hesselbacher who lived on the farm across ridge raod with her family. John bought the (Ehredt) farm bordering on ridge road and the bottom road. It was also in Guilford Township, with Elizabeth, Illinois as the mailing address. They had 7 children.

      John was a big man. He farmed, but did Blacksmithing on the side. In 1900 they moved to Elizabeth, Illinois, where he had a Blacksmithing Shop first on Route 20 and then later on Catlin Street. He also built a large home on Catlin Street. He was a good carpenter. He built a large barn for his brother Martin, on his farm near Derinda Center, Illinois. His sons, Joe and John worked with him in the Blacksmith Shop before they were married.

    Died:
    • Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 about John Ehredt
      Name: John Ehredt
      Birth Date: 3 Jul 1858
      Birth Place: Galena, Ill
      Death Date: 9 May 1925
      Death Place: Jo Daviess, Illinois
      Burial Date: 12 May 1925
      Burial Place: Elizabeth
      Death Age: 66
      Occupation: Assessor
      Race: White
      Marital Status: M
      Gender: Male
      Father Name: Martin Ehredt
      Father Birth Place: Germany
      Mother Name: Elizabeth Holtzskuh
      Mother Birth Place: Germany
      Spouse Name: Barbara Ehredt
      FHL Film Number: 1503935


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