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9. Jockisch, Carl Wilhelm & Rohn, Elizabeth

Jockisch, Carl Wilhelm (March 1, 1829 Saxony, Germany-October 19,1905 age 76 y 7m 18d) farmer m: Nov.1,1855 Rohn, Elizabeth (1839/40 IL-)

Short Biography

   Here we have a discrepancy. It says he was born in Saxony 1829 but other information states they arrived in America 1828. Another discrepancy is he refers to his father's name as Gotthalf, yet other places the father's name is Gottlieb. Maybe you the reader will be able to clarify this. If the older children are correct, he was born in America probably Texas.

          

   William (for that is what he is called in the articles) was 21 when his father died. He continued farming his share of the inheritance until 1870. In 1854 he obtained a warrant for 40 acres in Township 8. With this he was now ready to marry his sweetheart Elizabeth Rohn in 1855 and start a family. He was able to increase his land holding to four hundred and eighty acres of good land. Later on the downsize to 240 acres.

          

   The census of 1860 list their first child Catharine E age 1. The family size grew to 7 by 1870 Census. They were even able to hire Charles Bartholdt age 17 to help with the farm. That same year he had moved to Sixth Street in Beardstown on which he built up a sizable residence and retired from farm work. All the children has left home by the 1890 census.

          

   William became a stock holder and director of People's Bank in Beardstown at the time of its organization. Whereas for many of the residence in 1838 and 1839 the building of railroad was a financial burden, now over 21 year later for William it aided him greatly in making his fortune, as much of the land he owned was increased in value due to it.

          

   William is noted for the labor he put in to build up the city of Beardstown for nearly 35 years. During that time he was appointed public administrator of Cass County. William and his wife Elizabeth were members of the Methodist church where he held trusted and important role with that denomination.

          

   Altogether they had seven children: J. Victor, Mrs. Elizabeth Brines, Annie, Mrs. Rosa Henning and Rudie. William passed away after being married for nearly 50 years at the age of 76 . Elizabeth was now a widow living alone until her death over the age 80.

   Their son John Victor went into the dry good business first as a partner with Phil Kuhl called the Phil Kuhl and Jockisch dry Goods for 41 years. After Phil retired John named the business "The Model". Also he was the director of the First National Bank of Beardstown for thirty years One of their daughters married a doctor. Their grandson Rudolph son of Rudolph ( Rudie) moved to Bell, CA.

                     

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JOCKISCH WILLIAM FD SWSE 08 17N 11W 3 40.00 000.00 WARRANT MALE 11/06/1854 UNKNOWN[William obtain a warrant for 40 acres in Township 8']

          

   1860 Beardstown, Cass, IL for William Jockisch age 31 estimated birth yr 1829 Saxony.

Family number 1826 page 255.1860 Beardstown, Cass, IL Census for Elizabeth Jockish age 21est birth year 1839, IL. Family number 1826, p. 255

          

   1860 Census: 1826 - JOCKISH - William - 31 - m - w - farmer - 4000/1000 - Saxony Elizabeth - 21 - f - w - IL Cathorin E. - 1 - f - w - IL

          

   1870 IL Census for William Jockisch age 40 born estimated 1830, Saxony married to Elizabeth age 30 born 1840 IL. Children: Catharine 11, John 9, Rosina 6, Augusta 3, and Rose 1. Also living with them Charles Bartholdt age 17. He was White and born in 1853, IL.

          

   1880 Beardstown, Cass, IL Census for William Jockisch age 51 born 1829 in Saxony, Germany. Farmer. Married to Elizabeth age 41 born in IL. Her parents were born in Germany. Children: Lizzie Jockisch age 20, Victor age 18, Ada age 16, Anna age 13, Rosa Age 11 and Rudolph age 4.

          

   1900 Beardstown, Cass, IL Census for Wm Jockisch birth date March 1829 Germany spouse Elizabeth birthplace IL. His parent's birthplace Germany. They have been married 45 years. Estimated marriage year 1855. Immigration year 1834. Elizabeth birth date March 1839 IL. Parents birthplace Germany. Number of children 7. number of living 4. They are the only two in the Household.

          

   1910 Beardstown ward 2, Cass, IL Census for Elizabeth Jockisch born in IL widowed living alone. Parents born in Germany            1920 Beardstown Precinct City Third, Cass, IL Census for Elizabeth Jockisch age 80 estimated birth year 1840 IL widowed. She is living alone.

          

   Jockisch, WILLIAM, retired, Beardstown; was born in Saxony, Germany, March 1, 1829, and in 1833 came with his parents to America, landing in New Orleans, La., after a voyage of eight weeks. received a fair English and German education, and after his father's death purchased a part of the homestead farm, on which he followed farming until 1870, when he built a substantial residence on Sixth street, Beardstown, where he has since lived, giving his family a good education. He still owns two hundred acres of land in Beardstown Precinct; he has been a stockholder and director of People's Bank, of Beardstown, since its organization. Mr. Jockisch married Nov. 1, 1855, Elizabeth Rahn, a native of Beardstown. They have had five children.

          

   WILLIAM Jockisch, , Gotthalf Jockisch, our subject's father, as a native of Saxony, and after coming to America, settled on one hundred and sixty acres of land in what is now Arenzville Precinct, this county, and added to his original purchase till he had four hundred and eighty acres of good land.

          

   He died in 1850, aged fifty-five years, leaving an estate worth over twenty-five thousand dollars. His wife, Elizabeth, who died in St. Louis, while on her way to this county, bore him nine children, of whom one died in Saxony. There are five sons living, William being the youngest but one.

          

   Our subject received a fair English and German education, and after his father's death purchased a part of the homestead farm, on which he followed farming until 1870, when he built a substantial residence on Sixth street, Beardstown, where he has since lived, giving his family a good education. He still owns two hundred acres of land in Beardstown Precinct; he has been a stockholder and director of People's Bank, of Beardstown, since its organization. Mr. Jockisch married Nov. 1, 1855, Elizabeth Rahn, a native of Beardstown. They have had five children, two sons and three daughters: Victor, Elizabeth, Annie, Rosa and Rudie. Jockisch Rahn http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilcass/Perrin/biographies/jockisch.w.txt

          

Jockisch, William - Submitted by Ernie Launer

          

DEATH ENDS USEFUL LIFE

          

William Jockisch Answers Summons Of The Grim Reaper Died Thursday Afternoon

          

   Was for Many Years an Esteemed Citizen of This City and County. By the passing away of William Jockisch, who died at 4:30 o'clock, Thursday afternoon. Cass County loses one of its most estimable citizens, one who had labored for the up building of this city for nearly 35 years. At the time of his death Mr. Jockisch was aged 76 years, 7 months and 18 days . The end was expected at any moment, as he had been slowly sinking during the last few days.

          

   William Jockisch was born in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany in 1829. His parents, Carl G. and Eliza (Jacob) Jockisch, were born in Saxony. Mr. Jockisch, Sr. was a farmer and distiller for some years before he and his family embarked for the United States in 1834. They went to New Orleans and then worked their way up the Mississippi river to St. Louis and there the mother died at the birth of her tenth child. Mr. Jockisch was left with his small children to make the rest of the trip alone. He stopped in Cass County for some time and then married a second time to Christina Long of Germany. Mr. Jockisch died in this county and his wife followed him some ten years later. They were at first Lutherans and later Methodists.

          

  William Jockisch is the youngest but one of nine children that grew to maturity. He began farming at an early age and by his good management had amassed a small fortune which he enjoyed in retirement in his comfortable and pleasant home on the corner of Sixth and Edwards streets. He was an extensive land owner. The building of the railroad has aided him greatly in making his fortune, as much of the land he owned was increased by the building of the road.

          

   Mr. Jockisch's early life was spent in farming but in later years of his life he lived in retirement from live work. He also was one promoter and director of the National Bank of this city. He was a Member of the Methodist church held trusted and important with that denomination. In 18? was appointed public administrator of Cass County.

          

   He was united in marriage to Elizabeth Rohn of this city. To this union were born seven children, 3 of whom have gone before. Those surviving children are Mrs. J. T. Brines, of Pleasant View, J. V., who resides on the corner of 11th and Washington streets, Mrs. J. A. Henning who resides on the corner of 11th and State streets, and R. C. living of corner of 6th and Edwards streets. An aged wife is left also to loss of an ever faithful husband.

          

   Funeral services will occur Sunday morning Oct. 22, at the late residence on the corner of 6th and Edwards streets at 10 o'clock conducted by Rev. M. G. Coleman, pastor of M.

          

Children:

          

A. Jockisch, Mary A. must have died shortly after birth.

B. Jockisch Elizabeth Catharine (Lizzie)(1859 IL- ), m: Brines, Thomas J.1860 Beardstown, Cass, IL Census for Catharine E Jockish age 1 year IL. Family number 1826 page 255.

          

     1. Brines, William Roswell

     2. Brines, Florence M m: Strong, George W.

         a. Strong, Thomas B.

         b. Strong, Elizabeth A.

         c. Strong, Catherine V.

         d. Strong, Marjorie E.

     3. Brines, Rosa E. m: Tribbey, Oltis

          a. Tribbey, Kenneth L.

         b. Tribbey, Herschel E.

          

C. Jockisch, John Victor (September 27,1861/62 Beardstown, IL-October 22,1931

   Beardstown, Cass, IL) m: June 1, 1893 Springfield, IL Yech, Johannah of (July 7, 1871Cass Co., IL-July 4,1937) Beardstown City Cemetery Original Section Parent: Yeck, George & Beinforter, Anna

           1910 Beardstown Ward 3, Cass IL Census for Victor J Jokish age 48 married . Father born in Germany and mother in IL. Hannah's parents were born in Germany.

          

   Jockisch, John Victor - Beardstown Illinoisan Star Saturday October 24, 1931 - Submitted by Ernie Launer

Funeral For Mr. Jockisch to be Sunday

          

   Funeral services for Mr. J. Victor Jockisch, who died at his home here Friday afternoon, will be held at the Congregational church on Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock following short services at the home at 1020 Washington street at 2:00 o'clock with Rev. A. E. Beddoes, pastor of the Congregational church officiating. Interment will be made in City Cemetery with the Masons in charge.

          

OBITUARY

          

   John Victor Jockisch, son of Wm. Jockisch and Elizabeth Rohn-Jockisch was born on a farm southeast of this city. At the age of nine he moved to Beardstown where he attended the public schools and later the Jacksonville Business College where he graduated.

          

   He worked as a boy for Henry Unland in the grocery business and later for Kuhl Brothers in the dry goods business until he became a partner in the Phil Kuhl and Jockisch dry goods business which partnership continued for 41 years, the business being known as "The Model". After Mr. Phil Kuhl retired from the business Mr. Jockisch was sole proprietor of "the Model" for ten years, retiring in 1919.

          

   On June 1, 1893, he was united in marriage in Springfield, Illinois, to Miss Johanna Jockisch also of this city, and to this union one child , Mrs. Zelma Jockisch was born who with the wife survive him.

          

   He is also survived by three grandchildren, Marjorie Ice, age 12, Barbara Ice, age 11 and Noel Victor Ice, 3 and one-half years, together with one sister, Mrs. Tom Brines of Pleasant view and two nieces, Mrs. Florence Brines-Strong of Pleasant view, Mrs. Rosa Brines-Tribbey of Rushville and one nephew, Russell Henning of Beardstown.

          

   Four sisters have preceded him in death, Mrs. Anna Allard, Mrs. Rosa Henning, Mrs. Addie Jockisch and one who died in infancy.

   The deceased was a man of upright character and integrity and a man who held the highest respect of those with whom he was associated. he was an especially kind father and husband, always devoting himself to the happiness of his family.

          

   Mr. Jockisch had been director of the First National Bank of this city for the past thirty years. He was a member of the Congregational church here and was a prominent member of Masonic Order belonging to the Cass Lodge A. F. and A. M. Clark Chapter R. A. M., Council, No. 88 and Royal and Select Masons here, the Knight Templers at Rushville and the Ansar Shrine and the Consistory at Springfield.

          

   Mr. Jokisch was taken ill last June and was taken to the St. John's hospital for treatment. He was brought to his home and later taken back to the hospital in Springfield where he submitted to an operation on September 12th.

          

   Everything possible was done for his relief but to no avail and while he had seemingly been improved he was taken suddenly worse this week, succumbing Friday October 23rd.

          

     1. Jockisch, Zelma m: Ice, Noel (Dr.)

    1910 Beardstown Ward 3, Cass, IL for Z Zaselma A Jokish age 14 daughter of Victor J Jokish age 48 and Hannah Jokish age 37 both born in IL

          

        a. Ice, Margarie (@1919 IL-)

        b. Ice, Barbara age (@1918 IL-)

        c. Ice, Victor age (@1928IL-)

          

D. Jockisch, Rosane Ada (1864 IL- before 1870)

          

E. Jockisch, Augusta Anna (February 8,1867 IL-December 1,1894) m: Allard, Cad

          

F. Jockisch, Rose A (1869 IL -) m: Henning, J. A . (Dr.)

          

    1. Henning, Alma

    2. Henning, Nettie m: Russell, (Dr.)

          

G. Jokisch, Rudolph ( Rudie) C. (1876 IL-) m: Meaks, Celestia (1879 Missouri-)

          

    1910 Beardstown Ward 1, Cass, IL Census for Rudolph C Jokish age 34 born in IL. Father born in Germany, Mother in IL. Married to Celeste age 30 born in Missouri. Her parents were born in Missouri. Children: Clifford age 11 and Rudolph age 9.

              

1920 Beardstown Precinct Beardstown City Third Ward, Cass, IL for Tudolph C Jockisch age 44 estimated birth year 1876 IL married Celestia age 41 estimated birth year 1879 Missouri. Child: Rudolph C age 18 estimated birth year 1902 IL

          

     1. Jokisch, Clifford (about 1899 IL-)

          

     2. Jokisch, Rudolph G. (1902 Beardstown, IL-) m: Neva V.1930 Bell, Los Angeles, California Census for Tudolph G. Jockisch age 28 est. year 1902 IL. Father's birthplace IL, mother's Missouri. He is the head of the household. Married to Neva V age 23 estimated birth year 1907 Nebraska. Parents born in Nebraska

          

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