Lee County Biography


GEORGE SCHNUCKEL, farmer, Brooklyn Township, Lee County, Ill., was born in Bureau County, Ill., Jan. 25, 1869, son of Charles and Margaret (Batz) Schnuckel, natives of Germany, who came to the United States in the '50s, and are now residing at Mendota, Ill. On December 9, 1891, Mr. Schnuckel was married to Catherine Trubel, daughter of Sebastian and Catherine (Weirauch) Trubel, who were natives of Germany, and residents of Lee County about forty years, and now reside at Mendota, Ill. To Mr. and Mrs. Schnuckel three children--Florence M., Lulu C. and Delia M.--have been born. In political opinions Mr. Schnuckel is a Republican, and has served as Township Assessor for three years, being an incumbent of that office at the present time (1903); also served as Township Collector for two years. Fraternally he is a member of camp, No. 2578; M.W.A. In religious belief he is a Methodist. Mr. Schnuckel's farm consists of eighty acres in Brooklyn Township.

Transcribed by Karen Holt - 1904 History of Lee County Illinois edited by Mr. A.C. Bardwell

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