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William John Schubert
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1887
Kealia
Kauai County
Hawaii, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 1972
Concord
Contra Costa County
California, USA

William John (b. Wilhelm Johann) Schubert was born in Kealia, Kauai, Hawaii while the islands were under the rule of King Kalakaua. His parents, Gustav Adolf Schubert and Marie Dorthy Caroline Schilling, were immigrants from Germany who came to the islands to work in the sugar plantations. William's birth is recorded in the first Lutheran Church built by the German immigrants in Lihue, Kauai. He watched the Hawaiian flag lowered and the United States flag raised when the state became a US Territory. He married his first wife Mary Dorore (or Dorothy) Alcaide/Alcalde on 6 Dec 1907, by whom he had a son William John. He was remarried after her death to Soledad Juarez Kovner on 1 Jun 1918. They had 9 children together, Josephine Priscilla Rose (1918),Jose who died in infancy (1920), Gustave (1922), Robert Francis (1924), Victoria Grace (1925)who died in early childhood, James Benjamin (1927), Lawrence Evan (1930), Stanley Sanford (1931), and Michael Allen (1936). William worked at the boys reformatory on Oahu. He also landscaped the Royal Hawaiian Hotel (1927), relocating a coconut grove of trees within the property bounds. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Soledad Juarez Schubert (1894 - 1964)
 
 Children:
  William Schubert (1911 - 1955)*
  Jose Schubert (1920 - 1920)*
  Victoria Grace Schubert (1925 - 1929)*
  James Benjamin Schubert (1927 - 2011)*
  Lawrence Evan Schubert (1930 - 2009)*
  Stanley Sanford Schubert (1931 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Queen of Heaven Cemetery
Lafayette
Contra Costa County
California, USA
 
Created by: Anne Schubert Reyes
Record added: Aug 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95480464
William John Schubert
Added by: Anne Schubert Reyes
 
William John Schubert
Added by: Anne Schubert Reyes
 
William John Schubert
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Rest in peace, Grandpa.
- Chuck
 Added: Oct. 22, 2012
Rest peacefully, Grandpa. Hope you can get Eagle Brand there.
- Anne Schubert Reyes
 Added: Sep. 16, 2012
 
 
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