The Eichenseer Family of Prairie du Rocher Illinois
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John Eichenseer, who gets his mail through Red Bud, Illinois, Rural Route No. 3, was born March 3, 1863, in Madonnaville, Monroe County, Illinois. After leaving the parochial and public schools he worked for his father until his marriage, which took place October 28, 1890. Miss Mary Wierschem was his bride. Then he bought a farm of eighty acres, and has lived here ever since.
Mr. Eichenseer reared a family of ten children – four sons, Vincent A., Leo William, Herman A., and Bernhard F; six daughters, Ida E., Christina A., Theresia A., Veronica F., Anastasia M. and Angela M.
Mr. Eichenseer is a Democrat and is well known in the community.
Mrs. Eichenseer (nee Wierschem) was born July 19, 1870, in Madonnaville, Illinois, and after her school days assisted her parents until her marriage.
Joseph Eichenseer, farmer, was born September 17, 1870, in Madonnaville, Monroe County, Illinois. His present address is Red Bud, Randolph County, Illinois. Rural Route No. 3. He attended the parochial school, after which he worked for his father until 1902.
On November 9, 1898, he was united in the holy bonds of matrimony to Miss Mary Vogt, The family was blessed with three children, all boys, vix: Henry A., Albert G. and Emil W. Eichenseer.
Mrs. Joseph Eichenseer is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Vogt, and was born June 11, 1878, near Red Bud, Illinois. After attending the parochial school she assisted her parents in the household duties until her marriage.
His present farm of 100 acres was willed to him by his father, Joseph Eichenseer.
George Eichenseer, farmer, was born September 11, 1878, in Madonnaville, Monroe County, Illinois. He attended the parochial and public schools and then worked for his father up to the present time. On April 16, 1907, he was married to Miss Mary Anna Hoef. One son was born to them, Karl Joseph Eichenseer.
Mr. Eichenseer is the owner of a 140 acre farm. His wife was born October 25, 1885, in Prairie du Rocher, Illinois. After receiving her education she assisted her parents in household duties until she was married. Mr. Eichenseer is a hard worker and has many friends.