Christian Ehrat

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Christian Ehrat
Born March 11, 1868(1868-03-11)
Lohn, Switzerland
Died 1952
Spouse Mary (Rawcliff) Ehrat
Parents Hans Georg Ehrat
Katherina (Schlatter) Ehrat

Christian Ehrat was the youngest child of Hans Georg Ehrat and Katherina (Schlatter) Ehrat.

Baptized in Lohn on 15 March 1868. His family left him behind to be raised by their pastor and his wife when they departed for America two days after his third birthday. He eventually re-united with his family in Fayette County, IL., when he was ten years old. He married Mary Rawcliff on 10 Oct. 1906, and they lived in Section # 20 of Kaskaskia Township. They and are buried in Farmers Cemetery, two and one half miles southwest of Shobonier, IL. They had two children.

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