John George Schairer

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John George Schairer

Birth
Durrweiler, Landkreis Freudenstadt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death 5 Sep 1904 (aged 84)
Lakeland, Livingston County, Michigan, USA
Burial Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA
Plot Block 45, Lot 16,17
Memorial ID 96260304 · View Source
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Württemberg, Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1985
Name: Johann Georg Schairer
Event Type: Taufe
Birth Date: 7 Feb 1820
Baptism Date: 7 Feb 1820
Baptism Place: Herzogsweiler, Württemberg, Deutschland
Page number: 180;181
Custodian: Evangelische Kirche Pfalzgrafenweiler (OA. Freudenstadt)
Household Members: Name Age
Michael Schairer
Anna Marie
Johann Georg Schairer

He immigrated with 2 brothers, 1 sister, 2 step-brothers, 1 step-sister, his mother and step-father, arriving in this country January, 1836 and in Ann Arbor, Michigan Territory, August 30, 1836. It took 47 days to cross the ocean.

Soon after coming to this country he felt the need of informing himself of the political matters, so he bought a spelling book and began with the English alphabet to prepare himself to gather the needed information.

He married in Scio Township, MI, at the home of his wife's mother October 31, 1844 to Christina Magdalena Ruehle.

He was a shoemaker by trade.

He had a daughter Alice Augusta born Feb. 3, 1870.

Cause of death: Killed by a train while on his return from a family gathering.



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  • Created by: norma lewless
  • Added: 30 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96260304
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John George Schairer (7 Feb 1820–5 Sep 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96260304, citing Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by norma lewless (contributor 47902620) .