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Schipper, Schirr/Scheer/Scherer, Schlange


SCHIPPER

SCHIPPER, Gerhard Herman
BORN: Nov 26, 1846, Bernte (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: Sep 2, 1912, Covington, Kenton County, KY; buried St John's Cemetery
PARENTS: Gerhard Heinrich SCHIPPER
Anna Catharine GOEKEN
EMIGRATION: 1864 - arrived NY May 18, 1864 on the ship Amalia
MARRIED: Anna M
CHILDREN: Joseph SCHIPPER born 1874, OH
William 1877, OH
Clara SCHIPPER born 1878, KY
Harry SCHIPPER born 1882, KY
Lawrence SCHIPPER born 1886, KY
Mathilda SCHIPPER born 1894, KY
NOTES: 1900 KY census, Kenton County, Covington
SCHIPPER [SCHIFFER], Herman G, Nov 1846, Germany, marr 27 yrs, emgr 1863
Anna M, 49, OH, 6 of 6 ch living
Joseph 26, Wm 23, both born OH
Clara 22, Harry 18, Lawrence 14, Mathilda 6 , all born KY
SOURCES:

George H's date of birth was on his KY death certificate. His year of emigration was on the 1900 census. That allowed an entry for him to be identified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which supplied place of birth, parents' names and emigration information.

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SCHIRR, SCHEER, SCHERER

SCHEER, Bernard August
BORN: Jul 28, 1861, Wettrup (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Jul 5, 1946, St Louis, MO, buried Resurrection Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Bernard SCHEER
Anna Maria SALLER gen MEYER
EMIGRATION: 1868 - arrived Baltimore Oct 15, 1868 on the ship Stella
Joh B SCHEER 53 from Prussia
Anna Maria 45, Joh Heinrich 17, Theresia Christ, August, Gerh Jos 4
MARRIED: Mary A EMKE born 1862, IL
marriage: Jul 11, 1882, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: Bernard/Benjamin born 1883, MO
NOTES: probably for this August
1880 IL census, Clinton County, Looking Glass Twp
August SCHEER, 20, born Prussia
a farm hand in the household of Theodore TUHNE
  1900 MO census, St Louis
SCHEER, August, born Jul 1861, Germany, emgr 1868
Mary A, born May 1862, IL
Bernard A, born Jul 1883, MO
  1910 MO census, St Louis
SCHEER, August, 48, born Germany, emgr 1868
Mary M 47, IL
Benjamine 26, born MO
SOURCES:

August's month and year of birth and year of emigration were found on the 1900 census. That informtion corresponded with an entry for Johan Heinrich in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which gave his year and place of birth and parents' names. Lengerich parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Bernard August. Information about his marriage was taken from the Clinton County marriage index and his wife's surname was confirmed in her obit in St Louis, Post Dispatch, April 1948.

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SCHIRR, Gerhard August Edward
BORN: Oct 9, 1842, Lingen (to parents were not Emslanders)
PARENTS: Gerhard SCHIRR (born in Twistringen)
Anna Sophia SWEEN (born in Fuerstenau)
EMIGRATION: 1860 - arrived NY April 17, 1860 on the ship Magdalena:
Gerh SCHIRR 45 traveling to MO, August 18 and Gerhard 14
MARRIED: Josepha Anna BLEMER
marriage: Feb 18, 1869, St Louis, MO
CHILDREN: Clara SCHIRR born 1880, MO
Ida SCHIRR born 1882, MO
NOTES: 1860 MO census, St. Louis
Gerhard SCHIRR 46, Hannover, Blacksmith
Sophia 55, Hannover
DIETMAN, 22, Hannover, tailor
SCHIRR, August 17, Gerhart 14, both born Hannover
  1900 MO census, St Louis
SCHIRR [indexed SCHIN], August, Oct 1842, Germany, marr 31 yrs, emgr 1860
Anna, Feb 1844, Germany, 6 of 7 children living, emgr 1869
Clara 20, Ida 18, both born MO
SOURCES: Iinformation found for August and his family on the 1860 MO census corresponded with entries for them in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika. From that source we know August's date and place of birth, his parents' full names and their place of birth and information about the family's emigration.

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SCHIRR, Gerhard Herman
BORN: Mar 5, 1846, Lingen (to parents were not Emslanders)
PARENTS: Gerhard SCHIRR (born in Twistringen)
Anna Sophia SWEEN (born in Fuerstenau)
EMIGRATION: 1860 - arrived NY April 17, 1860 on the ship Magdalena:
Gerh SCHIRR 45 traveling to MO, August 18 and Gerhard 14
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1860 MO census, St. Louis
Gerhard SCHIRR 46, Hannover, Blacksmith
Sophia 55, Hannover
DIETMAN, 22, Hannover, tailor
SCHIRR, August 17, Gerhart 14, both born Hannover
SOURCES: The information given aboaut Gerhard and his family on the 1860 MO census corresponded with entries for them in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika. From that source we know Bernard's date and place of birth, his parents' full names and their place of birth, and information about the family's emigration.

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SCHEER, Gerhard Joseph
BORN: Apr 25. 1864, Lengerich
DIED: Dec 5, 1934, St Louis, MO, buried Sts Peter & Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Bernard SCHEER
Anna Maria SALLER gen MEYER
EMIGRATION: 1868 – arrived Baltimore Oct 15, 1868 on the ship Stella
Joh B SCHEER 53 from Prussia
Anna Maria 45, Joh Heinrich 17, Theresia Christ 12, August 7, Gerh Jos 4
MARRIED: possibly never married
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Clinton County, Breese
UBBEN, Gerhard, 54, carpenter, from Prussia
Anna M [SALLER, widow of SCHEER] 54, wife, Prussia
SCHARE Joseph 13, step-son, Prussia
Lena 11, IL
1900 MO censussoundex, St Louis
SCHEER, Johan B, born Apr 1849, Germany
Mary C Jun 1851, Germany
Rosa 20, Benj 18, August 16, Anne 14, Henry A 12, John B 10, Wm A 8, Qug F 5, Anne 3, all born in MO
SCHUTE, John (boarder?) Sep 1863, Germany
SCHEER, Jos B, born Apr 1864, Germany
1910 MO census, St Louis
SCHEER, Bernard 61, born Germany, emgr 1866
Gesina 55, born Germany, 9 of 13 children living
Kath 24, Anton 21, Wm A18, Frank A 14, Clara M 12, all born in MO
Joseph G, brother, 44, Germany, emgr 1868, painter
1920 MO census, St Louis
SCHERR, John B 70, born Germany, emgr 1866
Gesina 65, Germany
Julia 30, Antony 31, Frank 24, Clara 23, all born in MO
Joseph, brother, 55, born Germany
listed 2 houses below:
Aug J SCHEER 35, MO, with wife and son
SOURCES: Gerhard Joseph’s approximate year of birth was known censuses and from his age (70) at death. His parents’ names were known from a bio-sketch for his brother Johan Bernard with whom he was living from 1900-30. With that information an entry was identified for him in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which noted date and place of birth, parents’ names and emigration information.

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SCHEER, John Bernard
BORN: Aug 6, 1815, Gersten (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Sep 23, 1869, Germantown, Clinton County, IL
PARENTS: Johan Bernard SCHEER
Helena Maria BRUEGGEMAN
EMIGRATION: 1868 – arrived Baltimore Oct 15, 1868 on the ship Stella
Joh B SCHEER 53 from Prussia
Anna Maria 45, Joh Heinrich 17, Theresia Christ 12, August 7, Gerh Jos 4
MARRIED: Anna Maria SALLER/MEYER her entry
marriage: Feb 24, 1846, Lengerich
CHILDREN: Johan Heinrich SCHEER born Feb 20, 1852, Lengerich
Theresa Christina SCHEER born Aug 5, 1856, Lengerich
August SCHEER born 1861, Lengerich
Gerhard Joseph SCHEER born Apr 25, 1864, Lengerich
NOTES: for widow (remarried) and children
1880 IL census, Clinton County, Breese
UBBEN, Gerhard, 54, carpenter, from Prussia
Anna M 54, wife, Prussia
SCHARE Joseph 13, step-son, Prussia
Lena 11, IL
SOURCES: Johan Bernard’s birthdate (year unclear) and his wife’s name were on his death record at St Boniface. This allowed an entry for him to be identified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which supplied date and place of birth, parents’ names, marriage information and emigration information. Tenfelde also had entries for the children.

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SCHEER, Johan Bernard
BORN: Apr 27, 1849, Lengerich
DIED: Apr 2, 1928, St Louis, MO; buried Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Bernard SCHEER
Anna Maria SALLER gen MEYER
EMIGRATION: 1866 - arrived New Orleans Oct 22, 1866 on the ship Humbolt
Bernh SCHERR 17, laborer Germany to USA
MARRIED: Maria Gesina HINRICHS her enty
marriage: Aug 18, 1874
CHILDREN: Maria Anna SCHEER born 1875, MO
Henry G SCHEER born 1876, MO, died 1909
Anna Marie SCHEER born 1878, MO, died 1881
Rose Johanna SCHEER born 1879, MO, died 1907
Bernard John SCHEER born 1881, MO
August John SCHEER born 1884, MO
Katharine SCHEER born 1886, MO
Anthony Henry SCHEER born 1888
John Anton SCHEER born 1889, MO
Wm SCHEER born 1891, MO
George Henry SCHEER born 1893, died 1894
Frank SCHEER born 1895, MO
Clara SCHEER born 1896, MO
NOTES: biographical sketch for Johan Bernard
  1880 MO census, St Louis
Bernard SCHEER 31, Hannover, dairy man
Casino 26, Hannoer
Mary 5, Henry 4, Anna 2, Rosa 3 mo, all born in MO
Charles TROJAHN 15, MO
KENNEBECK, Lena 19, house girl
  1900 MO census, St Louis - soundex S600
SCHEER, Johan B born Apr 1849, Germany
address 2755 Magnolia Ave
Mary C Jun 1851, Germany
Rosa 20, Benj 18, August 16, Anne 14, Henry A 12, John B 10, Wm A 8, Qug F 5, Anne 3, all born in MO
SCHUTE, John (boarder?) Sep 1863, Germany
SCHEER, Jos B, born Apr 1864, Germany
  1910 MO census, St Louis ed 227 fam 201
SCHEER, Bernard 61, born Germany emgr 1866
Gesina 55 born Germany ch 13/9
Kath 24, Anton 21, Wm A18, Frank A 14, Clara M 12, all born in MO
Joseph G, brother, 44, Germany, emgr 1868, painter
  1920 MO census, St Louis
SCHERR, John B 70, born Germany, emgr 1866
Gesina 65, Germany
Julia 30, Antony 31, Frank 24, Clara 23, all born in MO
Joseph, brother, 55, born Germany
listed 2 houses below:
Aug J SCHEER 35, MO, with wife and son
SOURCES:

Johan Bernard's date of birth and parents' names were on his MO death certificate. Siblings had been born in Lengerich so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for him. Information about his wife and children was from the bio-sketch

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SCHEER, Johan Heinrich
BORN: Feb 20, 1852, Gersten (parish in Lengerich)
PARENTS: Johan Bernard SCHEER
Anna Maria SALLER gen MEYER
EMIGRATION: 1868 - arrived Baltimore Oct 15, 1868 on the ship Stella
Joh B SCHEER 53 from Prussia
Anna Maria 45, Joh Heinrich 17, Theresia Christ, August, Gerh Jos 4
MARRIED: Katharine ALBERTERNST widow of HELLING
marriage: Jun 14, 1880, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: William August born 1882, IL; died 1888
Anna born Jun 1884, IL
Bernadina born 1886; died 1889
John Henry born 1887; died 1889
NOTES: probably for this Henry
1880 IL census, Clinton County, Germantown
Henry SCHEERE 26 from Hannover
a laborer in household of Caroline ROLVES in Germantown
  1900 IL census, Clinton County, Breese
SCHEER, Henry, Feb 1852, Germany, married 19 yrs, emgr 1867
Catharine Jun 1851, IL, 1 of 6 children living
Anna 15, IL
SOURCES:

Henry's month and year of birth and year of emigration were found on the 1900 census. That informtion corresponded with an entry for Johan Heinrich in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which noted date and place of birth and parents' names. The children's information came from the 1900 census and death records atSt Dominic's parish in Breese. Marriage information was from the Clinton County marriage index.

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SCHEER, Theresa Christina
BORN: Aug 5, 1856, Gersten (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Sep 15, 1871, Germantown, Clinton County, IL
PARENTS: Johan Bernard SCHEER
Anna Maria SALLER gen MEYER
EMIGRATION: 1868 – arrived Baltimore Oct 15, 1868 on the ship Stella
Joh B SCHEER 53 from Prussia
Anna Maria 45, Joh Heinrich 17, Theresia Christ 12, August 7, Gerh Jos 4
MARRIED: never married
SOURCES: Theresa Christina’s birthdate and parents’ names were on her death record at St Boniface parish. This allowed an entry for her to be identified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which verified birth information and parents' names and supplied emigration information.

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SCHLANGEN

SCHLANGEN, Herman Bernard
BORN: Mar 9, 1823, Laehden (parish in Holte)
DIED: 1874-80, Stearns County, MN
PARENTS: Johan Herman SCHLANGEN
Maria Elisabeth NIEHUS
EMIGRATION: 1865 - arrived NY Sep 29, 1865 on the ship Republic
Schlanger, Bernh 42, Hannover to NY
Anna Mar 37, Regina 10, Mar Elis 8, Helena 7, Marg 3
  Holte emigration list: SCHLANGEN (no first name) emgrated in 1865 from Laehden Holte with wife and 4 children
MARRIED: Anna Maria FLINT her entry
marriage: Jun 28, 1853, Holte
CHILDREN: Regina SCHLANGENborn ca 1855, Laehden
Maria Elisabeth SCHLANGENborn born ca 1857-58, Laehden
Helena SCHLANGENborn born ca 1859-60, Laehden
Margaretha SCHLANGENborn born ca 1862-63, Laehden
Heinrich SCHLANGENborn born ca 1866, MN
Katharine SCHLANGENborn born ca 1869-70, MN
Margaretha SCHLANGENborn born ca 1874, MN
NOTES: 1870 MN census, Stearns County, Munson Twp
SCHLANGEN, Bernh 47, farmer, Hannover
A Maria 42, Hannover
Regina 15, Elisabeth 13, Helena 10, Marg 7, born Hannover
Heinrich 4, Kath 1, born MN
SCHULTE, Wm 25, laborer, born Hannover
  for widow and children
1880 MN census, Stearns County, [Richmond]
SCHLENGER Mary, wid, 58, Hannover
Lizzie 22, Lena 29 [ should be 19], both born Hannover
Henry 14, Katie 10, Maggie 6, all born MN
SOURCES:

Bernard's parents' names and place of birth were on his marriage record. His age and was known from the passenger list of the ship Republic and 1870 census. Holte parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Herman Bernard.

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SCHLANGEN, Herman Heinrich
BORN: in Handrup, baptized Oct 24, 1807, Lengerich
DIED: Jul 31, 1862, St Louis, MO
PARENTS: Bernard Heinrich SCHLANGEN
Helena SCHROEDER
EMIGRATION: by 1852
MARRIED: Elisabeth BUETER (BITTER)
CHILDREN: Theresia SCHLANGE b. 1848?; d. 1852, St. Louis, MO, age 4?
Johan Bernard SCHLANGE born 1852, St. Louis, MO; died 1854
Helena Maria SCHLANGE born 1854, St. Louis, MO
Bernard SCHLANGE b. 1855; d. 1857, age 2 1/2, St. Louis, MO
Herman Bernard SCHLANGE born 1856, St. Louis, MO
Carolina SCHLANGE born ca 1860; died Feb 19, 1861, 7 mo
RESEARCHERS: Brian Golden who supplied much of the information about this emigrant.
SOURCES:

Herman Heinrich's parents' names have not been found on any US documents. His year of birth is known from his age at death (55) recorded at St Joseph parish which also noted his wife's name. The baptisms and deaths of their children were recorded at the same parish. Johan Bernard Herbes, godfather for one of the children, was married to Helena Maria Schlange whose parents' names were noted on their marriage record. Herman Heinrich's birth information as noted above was from research done for Brian Golden in Lengerich records and his parents were found to be the same as those of Helena Maria (Herbes.)

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SCHLANGEN, Maria Anna
BORN: Aug 19, 1810 (baptismal date) in Herzlake
DIED: 1894, St Louis, MO; buried Nov 24, 1894, Sts Peter and Paul Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Herman SCHLANGEN
Margaretha HOGE(N) or MEYER
EMIGRATION: by 1876
MARRIED: (1) Joseph MEINERS
marriage: Feb 9, 1836, Werlte
(2) Gerhard Heinrich HINRICHS
marriage: Jul 22, 1845, Werlte
CHILDREN: Mg MEINERS b. 1836, m. Bd NIENABER, lived in St. Louis
Adl MEINERS b. 1839, m. GRÜNLOH (remained in Germany)
Hel MEINERS b. 1842 Hueven, Werlte; m. WESTERMANN
  Joseph HINRICHS born 1846
Gesina HINRICHS born 1854, Hueven, Werlte; m. Bd SCHEER
NOTES: 1852 Hueven, Werlte census
HINRICHS, Gd Hch 39, Heuerman
Maria Anna 42
MEINERS Adl 13, Helena 10
HEINRICHS, Joseph 6
RESEARCHERS: Bob Behnen who supplied some of the information about this emigrant
SOURCES:

Maria Anna's age, place of birth and parents' names were on both of her marriage records. Herzlake parish records were checked on Dr. Stefan Remme' website Zur Geschichte von Dohren im Emsland which gave exact birth information.

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SCHLANGEN, Maria Engel
BORN: May 20, 1811, Handrup (parish in Lengerich)
DIED: Nov 2, 1876, St Libory, St Clair County, IL
PARENTS: Bernard Henrich SCHLANGEN
Helena Maria SCHROEDER
EMIGRATION: 1858 - arrived New Orleans Nov 20, 1858 on ship Sirius
Johan Heinr TEISMANN 46, farmer from Hannover to St. Louis
Maria Engel 46, Theresa 21, Herm Clemens 17, Albert 15, Bendir 12, Lina 8, Marianne 4
with Bernhd TEISMAN 28
MARRIED: Johan Heinrich THEISMAN his entry
marriage: Feb 3, 1836, Lengerich
CHILDREN: Maria Theresia THEISMAN born Mar 3, 1829, Handrup
Bernard Heinrich THEISMAN born Oct 5, 1839, Handrup
Bernard Albert THEISMAN born May 27, 1843, Handrup
Andreas Joseph THEISMAN born Jun 16, 1845, Handrup
Benedict THEISMAN born Jun 20, 1847, Handrup
Maria Carolina THEISMAN born May 10, 1850, Handrup
Maria Anna THEISMAN born Oct 19, 1854, Handrup
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Clinton County, Twp 2 Rge 5 (ancestry.com)
THEISMANN, Henry 60, farmer, Hannover
Marg 60, Hannover
Benedict 21, Mary 15, both Hannover
RESEARCHERS: Brian Golden whose interest is in the Theisman family of Clinton and St Clair Counties, IL
SOURCES: Maria Engel’s approximate year of birth, and information about her husband and two of her children were found on the 1870 census. Several children were known to have lived in St Libory parish in St Clair County so Dr. Heinz Marxkors' book Emigrants from the area of the former County of Lingen. . . Hannover, emigrated to St. Libory, St. Clair County, IL was checked and an entry found there for Maria Engel. Her entry gave her birth, marriage and death info, parents’ names, and birth information for the children.

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SCHLANGE, Maria Helena
BORN:

Jan 15?, 1814, baptized in Lengerich

DIED:

St Louis, MO, buried Jul 22, 1889 in Calvary Cemetery

PARENTS:

Bernard Heinrich SCHLANGEN
Helena Maria SCHROEDER

EMIGRATION:

by 1846

MARRIED:

Johan Bernard HERBERS his entry
marriage: Apr 21, 1846, St. Louis, MO

CHILDREN:

Johan Joseph HERBES born 1848 St. Louis, MO

NOTES: 1880 MO census, St Louis (LDS online census)
HERBER, John J 32, MO, Dry Good Clerk
Mary C 29, MO
Bernard 8, Agnes 6, Francis J 3, all born MO
Helina M, mother, 67, Hannover
SOURCES: Maria Helena’s parents’ names were on her marriage record at St Mary of Victories parish. Her approximate year of birth was known from her age (76) at death and on the 1880 census. Siblings' baptisms had been found in Lengerich parish so that parish’s records were checked agaom and a corresponding entry was found there for Helena Maria (although the date was faded and hard to read.)

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