Notes for William Joseph Zirkelbach: Lower Ohio Valley, Volume II, Personal and Genealogical Memoirs, Page 303 &304 MEMOIRS OF THE LOWER OHIO VALLEY
WILLIAM J. ZIRKELBACH. Was a farmer and stock raiser near Ridgway, Illinois , is a son of andrew and Katherine (Leutzhuick) Zirkelbach. Both natives of Germany, the former of Bavaria and the latter of Prussia, Andrew Zirkelbach was born JUNE 24, 1827, came with his parents to America when he was about Ten Years of age settled in Vanderburgh county, Indiana, where the father carried on farming until his death at the age of seventy five years. Before coming to this county he followed the trade of baker, but never worked at it after. His wife come with her parents about the same time. They were married in Vanderburgh County and lived on the same farm near St. James, for about thirty-five years. She lived to be eighty-seven years old. Of their children William J Andrew George Frank Lena live in Gallatin county, Illinois. Rachel Mary Maggie Peter
live in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana Barbara Mena Mathias are deceased. Andrew Zirkelbach was always somewhat active in political affairs and was one of the prominent Democrats in his neighborhood. His Children were all brought up in the Catholic faith , of which church both himself and wife were members. William J. Zirkelbach was born in Vanderburgh county, Nov 14, 1854. He was educated in the parochial and district schools and lived with his parents until his marriage to ANNA K. Wenzle of Vanderburgh county, They continured to live in that county until 1885, when they removed to Gallatin county Illinois, locating on a farm, which Mr. Zirkelbach bought, Near Ridgway. For sixteen years he lived on this place, one year of that time being engaged in mercantile pursuits in Ridgway. In 1901 he sold the farm and bought his present place three-fourths of a mile west of Ridgway, where he has a well improved farm of eithy acres, upon which he carries on a general farming business, devoting much of his time to breeding Aberdeen and Polled Angus Cattle. Like his father before him, he is a Democrat and a Catholic, and takes an interest in both political and church matters. The children born to William J. And Anna K. Zirkelbach are Andrew George, Cecilia Katherine living in the vicinity of Ridgway Josie William M Eleanora Rudolph at home, and one who died in Infancy.
==========1860 ==========census==========Armstrong, Vanderburgh County, Indiana ========== Name: William Zichelbach Age in 1860: 5 Birth Year: abt 1855 Birthplace: Indiana Home in 1860: Armstrong, Vanderburgh, Indiana Gender: Male Post Office: Armstrong
1870; Census Place: Armstrong, Vanderburgh, Indiana; Roll: M593_364; Page: 94; Image: 12. ==========1870==========census==========Armstrong, Vanderburgh County, Indiana========== Name: William Zerkella Estimated Birth Year: abt 1855 Age in 1870: 15 Birthplace: Indiana Home in 1870: Armstrong, Vanderburgh, Indiana Family and neighbors: View Results Race: White Gender: Male Value of real estate: View Image Post Office: Armstrong
Year: 1870; Census Place: Armstrong, Vanderburgh, Indiana; Roll: M593_364; Page: 94; Image: 12 ==========1880===========census==========Armstrong, Vanderburgh County, District 47 Indiana ========== Name: Jos. Ziekelbach Home in 1880: Armstrong, Vanderburgh, Indiana Age: 25 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1855 BirthPlace: INDIANA Relation to head-of-household: Self Spouses's Name: Ana Father's birthplace: BAVARIA Mother's birthplace: PRUSSIA Neighbors: View others on page Occupation: Farmer Marital status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Year: 1880; Census Place: Armstrong, Vanderburgh, Indiana; Roll: T9_317; Family History Film: 1254317; Page: 222.2000; Enumeration District: 74; Image: 0085
Joseph age 25 Ana age 23 Andrew age 2 George 6 month old ********** living down the street is A : age 49 :born abt1831 Mary K : age 47 :born abt andrew : age 20 born abt 1860 Margret: age 18 :born abt1862 Ana R : age 16 :born abt 1864 Christina: age 14:born abt 1866 George: age 12:born abt 1868 frank: age 7 :born abt 1873 Peter: age 4:born abt 1876 ============================ Year: 1930; Census Place: Ridgway, Gallatin, Illinois; Roll: T626_515; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 14; Image: 0985 -------------- Illinois Statewide Death Index, 1916–1950 ZIRKELBACH WILLIAM JOSEPH M/W UNK 0000068 1940-10-09 GALLATIN RIDGWAY - -
More About William Joseph Zirkelbach: Census 1: 1900, ILLINOIS, GALLATIN, GOLD HILL TWP. Series: T623 Roll: 301 Page: 257. Census 2: 1860, 1870; Census Place: Armstrong, Vanderburgh, Indiana; Roll: M593_364; Page: 94; Image: 12.. Census 3: 1870, 1870; Census Place: Armstrong, Vanderburgh, Indiana; Roll: M593_364; Page: 94; Image: 12.. Census 4: 1910, Illinois, Gallatin, North Fork, SERIES: T624 ROLL: 289 PAGE: 88. Census 5: 1920, Illinois, Gallatin, North Fork, SERIES: T625 ROLL: 370 PAGE: 19. Census 6: 1930, Ridgway, Gallatin, Illinois; Roll: T626_515; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 14; Image: 0985. Source 1: Lower Ohio Valley, Volume II, Personal and Genealogical Memoirs, Page 303 &304. Source 2: Lower Ohio Valley, Volume II, Personal and Genealogical Memoirs, Page 303 .
More About William Joseph Zirkelbach and Anna Katherine Catherine Wenzle: Marriage: November 06, 1877, Vanderburgh County, Indiana.
Marriage Notes for William Joseph Zirkelbach and Anna Katherine Catherine Wenzle: Name: Wm Joseph Zirkelbach Spouse Name: Anna Wenzel Marriage Date: 6 Nov 1877
Source Title 1: Vanderburgh County, Indiana Source Title 2: Index to Marriage Records 1846 - 1920 Inclusive Vo Source Title 3: W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's O Book: 9 OS Page: 346
Children of William Joseph Zirkelbach and Anna Katherine Catherine Wenzle are:
+Andrew William Zirkelbach, b. August 1878, St. Wendells , Vanderburgh County, Indiana, d. June 28, 1961, Gallatin county, Illinois.
+George Vincent Zirkelbach, b. December 12, 1879, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, d. August 07, 1959, Evansville, Vanderburg County, Indiana.