|Birth: ||Jan. 7, 1858|
|Death: ||Feb. 7, 1933|
February 8 1933
At Home Tuesday
Henry Schies, age 75, resident of Anderson since 1889, when he came to this city with a number of Lancaster, Pa. men to establish the first local plant of the Pennsylvania Glass Company on Noble Street, died yesterday at 5 p.m. at his home, 2215 Fletcher Street, following an illness of eight months of complications. His wife, Mrs. Emma Schies, died on Jan. 11.
He was born Jan. 7, 1858 in Lancaster, Pa. After coming to this city he established his residence here. The first glass plant of the glass company was superseded by a larger plant at Main Street and the Belt Railroad, where the Mainview apartment is now located. Mr. Schies retired from business eight years ago.
Surviving are the following children: Lieut. Joseph Schies, of the Anderson Police Department; Mrs. Joseph Abel, Miss Loretta Schies, of Anderson, Edward Schies, of San Bernardino, Calif.; Emmett Schies, Knox, Pa.; George Schies, Union City; Raymond Schies and Mrs. William Siddall, Hobart, Ind.; Mrs. Joseph Terre, Chicago Heights, Ill. Sister Mary Emilie, nun at San Luis Obispo, Calif., and Sister Marie Antoinette, of Lancaster, Pa., a brother, George Schies, of Pittsburgh, and a sister, Mrs. Josephine Curtis, Rochester, Pa.
The body was removed to the Bob Waltz funeral home and was returned to the residence at 2:30 p.m. today.
Funeral services will be conducted at 9 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Church with the Rev. Thomas Travers in charge. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
(Heard from a now deceased family member that Henry, John & Andrew Schies had a falling out with a brother George Schiess so they dropped one "s" off their last name. Learning of this Henry's son Clement Raymond added the "s" back onto his name. Kathy Heckman)
Barbara Anna Mybaugh Schies (1826 - 1906)
Emmaline Arleia Emmert Schies (1860 - 1933)*
Edward John Schies (1882 - 1947)*
Joseph Lucas Schies (1883 - 1953)*
Mary Emilie Schies (1885 - 1961)*
Emmett Henry Schies (1887 - 1961)*
George H Schies (1889 - 1960)*
Helen Schies Abel (1891 - 1957)*
Genevieve Anna Schies Siddall (1892 - 1982)*
Loretto V Schies (1894 - 1950)*
Clement Raymond Schiess (1895 - 1945)*
Marguerite Schies (1897 - 1978)*
Lawrence Schies (1898 - 1900)*
Thecla Emily Schies (1902 - 1980)*
John Schies (1855 - 1924)*
Henry Schies (1858 - 1933)
George Schiess (1860 - 1944)*
Andrew Joseph Schies (1862 - 1931)*
Saint Marys Cemetery
Created by: Kathy in NW Indiana
Record added: Aug 22, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6714597