1.10.1 John Baptise YACKLEY

Birth: 24 Jul 1836, Wittisheim, Alsace-Loraine, France

Death: 17 Jan 1900, Yorktown Twp., Henry, IL

Burial: St. Mary's Cemetery, Hooppole, Loraine Twp., IL

Occ: Farmer

Educ: in France

Reli: Catholic

Named Jean Baptiste Jaegli, took the name of John Yackley when he immigrated to US in 1851 with his parents, Michel and Marie Anne Engel Jaegli. Michel died on the voyage to America and was buried at sea. Marie Anne died of yellow fever after arriving in New Orleans. The woman who was to have looked after John, stole his money and left him to fend for himself. He walked to Naperville, Illinois where he found others from Alsace. He came by covered wagon with a group and settled in Yorktown Twp., Henry County, IL.

Spouse: Catherine GROSE

Birth: 5 Apr 1845, Mussig, France

Death: 24 May 1925, Henry County, IL

Father: John GROSE

Mother: Marie SITTLER

Marr: 27 Dec 1862, Cambridge, Henry, IL

Children: Mary (1863-1951) Amelia (1864-1864) Philomina "Minnie" (1865-1947) Roscelia "Celia" (1867-1903) Frank (1869-1870) John (1871-1955) Albert (1873-1943) Louise (1875-1964) Catherine "Kate" (1877-1951) William "Willie" (1878-1958) Charles (1880-1906) Martha (1882-1971) GeorgeS. (1884-1966) Arthur (1884-1974) Clara (1886-1973) IdaM. (1887-1888) Josephine (1888-1888) Edward (1890-1891)

Mary Yackley

Birth: 8 Oct 1863, Yorktown Twp., Henry, IL

Death: 18 Dec 1951, Prophetstown, Whiteside, IL

Burial: 1951, St. Mary's Cemetery, Hooppole, Loraine Twp., IL

Occ: homemaker

Educ: Loraine Twp schools, Yorktown schools

Reli: Catholic-St. Mary's Church, Hooppole, Henry, IL

Spouse: Barnhart EGERT

Birth: 14 Jun 1863, Loraine Twp., Henry Co., IL

Death: 25 Jan 1924, Loraine Twp., Henry Co., IL

Father: Barnhart EGERT (1836-1867)

Mother: Marie-Anne CLEMENTZ (1844-1889)

Marr: 3 Nov 1885, St. Mary's Cemetery, Hooppole, Loraine Twp., IL

Children: Emma Lorraine (1886-1971) mar Charles Grose

Mary Philomina "Mamie" (1888-1899) died of measles

Bernard John "Barney" (1890-1972) mar Madge Jones, later Elfie Remme

Louise Catherine (1892-1972) mar Fred Wirth

Ella Nora (1894-1951) mar Gilbert Park

Leona Clara (1896-1976) mar Walter Sommers

Raymond Albert (1898-1966) deaf from the measles that killed Mamie

unknown (Stillborn) (1900-1900)

Florence Irene (1902-1956) mar Ray Farrell

Marion Sylvester (1904-1973) mar Grace Curran (my direct line)

Arthur Herbert (1906-1992) mar Marjorie Schuryver

Submitted by Kathy Minder

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