Birk Lenora "Nora"[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

Female 1882 - 1943  (61 years)


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  • Name Birk Lenora "Nora" 
    Born 24 Feb 1882  Canton, Lewis, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Census 1900–1940  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Name Was a twin 
    Residence 1900–1940  [4, 5, 6, 7
    _FSFTID 9NWF-JJT 
    _UID 83B065C3058E42C09DAD582D1EF69389EF34 
    _WEBTAG
    • Washington St.
      Canton Township Canton town
      Lewis, Missouri, United States

      Household Gender Age Birthplace
      Head Peter Birk M 52 Germany
      Wife Minnie J Birk F 47 Germany
      Daughter Louise Birk F 26 Missouri
      Daughter Rosena Birk F 24 Missouri
      Son Frederick Birk M 21 Missouri
      Daughter Elizabeth D Birk F 18 Missouri
      Daughter Lennore Birk F 18 Missouri
      Daughter Florence Birk F 10 Missouri
      Son Earl Birk M 8 Missouri
    Buried 1943  Canton, Lewis, Missouri, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 10 Nov 1943  Canton, Lewis, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    • copied from findagrave.com
      Obituary from unnamed newspaper:
      "Mrs. George Heckrodt Dies Suddenly; Funeral Services Held Saturday"
      "Mrs. George Heckrodt died suddenly at her home in Canton at 8:30 Wednesday night of last week, following an illness of only a few hours. She had come to Canton from Keokuk, Ia., where her husband is employed at Hubinger company, to make some arrangements regarding the home here, and became ill late in the afternoon. Her death came as a shock to her many friends.
      "Nora Birk, the daughter of Peter and Wilhelmina Birk, was born in Canton, February 24, 1882. After her marriage to George Heckrodt on April 10, 1910, they made their home at Steffenville until a few years ago when they moved to Canton.
      "Mrs. Heckrodt was a member of the Christian church at Steffenville. Upon moving to Canton she became a member and active worker in the Builders Sunday school class and the Woman's Society of Christian Service of the Canton Methodist church. She was a loyal member of Esther Rebekah lodge of Canton.
      "Surviving her are her husband and four children, . . .
      "In addition to her husband and children, she is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Oscar [Florence] Morris of Hannibal, Mrs. George [Rose] Laumann of St. Louis, and Mrs. Mollie Stone of Canton; and two brothers, Earl Birk of Beaumont, Texas, and Fred Birk of St. Louis; and one grandchild,. . ..
      "Lieut. Heckrodt arrived in Canton Thursday evening, having come by plane to Quincy, Ill.
      "Funeral services were held from the Canton Methodist church at 10:30 Saturday morning conducted by the Rev. E.H. Farmer, assisted by special music by Mrs. Karl Hachtel and Mrs. Mabel Hayes, accompanied by Mrs. E.P. Condit.
      "Interment was in the Forest Grove cemetery. Pall bearers were Sylvester Kitch, Jake Nichols, John Schlager, S.F. Hoerer, R.J. Tillmann and Oscar Hetzler.
      "In addition to her husband and children, relatives and friends from a distance who were in Canton for the funeral services were Mr. and Mrs. George Laumann of St. Louis, Mrs. Florence Morris of Hannibal, Mr. and Mrs. Horace Kitch and daughter, Myrtle, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mesmer, Mrs. Ira Pyles, Mrs. Virgil Pyles, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Feigenspan, Mr. and Mrs. William Homerighausen and Mrs. Will Lindsey of Steffenville and Mrs. Boss Jones of Shelbyville."
    Notes 
    • Name, birth and death years from Marilynn Stone Howard, July 2005.
      Was a twin to Elizabeth Dora
    Person ID I781  Petranek-Mercer
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2015 

    Father Birk Peter,   b. 2 Jan 1848, Kolschhausen, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1938, Canton, Lewis, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Yust Mary Wilhemina "Minnie",   b. 8 Jan 1853, Grafenhainichen Saxony, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1934, Canton, Lewis, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 29 Jun 1871  Canton, Lewis, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Notes 
    • Marilynn Stone Howard has marriage certificate, July 2005.
    Family ID F243  Group Sheet

    Family Heckrodt George H,   b. 9 Nov 1882, Steffenville, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1943, Canton, Lewis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 10 Apr 1910  Canton, Lewis, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Heckrodt Clyde S,   b. 1917, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Heckrodt Rutha,   b. 1914, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943  (Age 29 years)
     3. Heckrodt Lillian L,   b. 1920, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 2010  (Age 90 years)
     4. Heckrodt Helen Elvessa,   b. 29 Dec 1921, Steffenville, Lewis, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1996, Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Heckrodt Dorothy,   b. 5 Apr 1915, Steffenville,Lewis,Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1966  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F1455  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Birk, Lenora
    Birk, Lenora
    Birk, Dora & Nora Birk (Twins)
    Birk, Dora & Nora Birk (Twins)
    Taken about 1884

  • Sources 
    1. [S304] BIRK, Leonora (B 1882) - Find-A-Grave.

    2. [S305] Lennore Birk in household of Peter Birk, "United States Census, 1900".

    3. [S434] Nora Heckrodt in household of George H Heckrodt, "United States Census, 1920".

    4. [S451] Lennore Birk in household of Peter Birk, "United States Census, 1900".

    5. [S452] Nora Heckrodt in household of George H Heckrodt, "United States Census, 1920".

    6. [S453] Nora Hickrodt in household of George Hickrodt, "United States Census, 1930".

    7. [S454] Lenora Heckrodt in household of George Harry Heckrodt, "United States Census, 1940".

    8. [S4] Family Member.

    9. [S1] Obituary.


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