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 Anton Schnurr

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Anton Schnurr

  • Birth 26 Jul 1841 Austria
  • Death 8 Feb 1913 Saint Nazianz, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Burial Saint Nazianz, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Memorial ID 59376736

Schnurr, Anton

(July 26, 1841-Feb. 8, 1913
–husband of Gertrude Schlussel [married Jan. 7, 1868 at St. Gregory Catholic Church, St. Nazianz, Town of Eaton]
–after the death of Gertrude in 1868, re-married to Mary Burgert [married Aug. 29, 1870 at St. Gregory Catholic Church, St. Nazianz, Town of Eaton]
–son of Bernard Schnurr and Anna Elster
–stepson of Franz Noworatzky [1799-1874]
–born Carlsbad, Austria
–arrived in New York on the ship Elise and Mathilde from Bremen, Germany on Dec. 6, 1858 –served in the Union Army during the Civil War
–shoemaker, operated a shoe store in St. Nazianz for many years
–likely learned this trade from his stepfather, Franz Noworatzky –on Feb. 1, 1866 purchased 80 acres of undeveloped land in the extreme southeast corner of Section 27 –on April 25, 1866 sold the southern 24 acres of this land to John Leichtnam and his wife Madgalena Schnurr
–Anton and Madgalena were siblings –on May 11, 1870 sold the northern 56 acres of this 80 to Wendelin Meyer –on Jan. 13, 1870 purchased the formerly communal house at 110 South Second Avenue, St. Nazianz and used this building not only for his residence but also his cobbler shop –Anton lived in this house until his death in 1913 –his widow Mary continued to live here until her death in 1937 –from March 21, 1881 to May 1, 1885 owned the 40 acres at what is now farmland owned by John Then on the south side of County C –died from "paralysis and bronchitis") – 3-1-23


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  • Created by: DM Scott
  • Added: 29 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59376736
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anton Schnurr (26 Jul 1841–8 Feb 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59376736, citing Saint Gregory Cemetery, Saint Nazianz, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by DM Scott (contributor 47110289) .