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Mr. & Mrs. Frederick Schoellerman


Posted By: Judy Moyna (email)
Date: 2/8/2011 at 16:22:42

(By Judy Bender Moyna)

Catherine Thomsen Heesch (the daughter of Peter Thomsen and Elsabea Reiher) b. 28 Feb 1824 in Cleve, Holstein, Germany, and her second husband Frederick Schoellerman, b. 30 July 1824 in Osterbosse, Parish Telliegstaut, Norder Ditmarschen, Holstein, Germany came to Clayton Twp. in 1854 with her two daughters, Elsabea Dorothea Heesch and Weipke Katherine Heesch, and their son Frederick Schoellerman. Catherine Thomsen's first husband, Peter Jacob Heesch had died in a Rendsburg hospital in 1850.

Elsabea, b. 3 Sept 1849, and Weipke Katherine, b. 5 Oct 1850, were both born in Cleve. Weipke d. 11 June 1854 in Guttenberg, Iowa. Elsabea married Henry Oelke. (A son was born to Catherine Thomsen and Peter Jacob Heesch on 29 Aug 1847. He was given the name Johann Hinrich and he is believed to have died in Cleve where he was born.)

Frederick Schoellerman worked as a carpenter around the Garnavillo and Farmersburg areas; his wife Catherine was a midwife. Frederick W., the son of Frederick and Catherine, married Julia Kuenzel, the daughter of John H. and Ann Kuenzel, on the 17 Dec 1874 at Garnavillo. Their children born in Garnavillo included Julius Frederick Henrich b. 5 Nov 1875; William Henrich Ludwig b. 3 Nov 1877; Herbert Peter b. 12 Dec 1879; and Alfred Peter b. 29 June 1883. Three children were born in South Dakota, Benjamin Henry b. 13 June 1885 in Iroquois, and twins Olga and Ora b. Oct 1894. An eighth child, Cora, died in childhood.

Frederick Schoellerman Sr. died in 1905 and is buried in Sioux Valley, Minnesota.

On the 4 Nov 1897 Catherine Schoellerman was married to Peter Bartels, the son of David and E. (Dornheim) Bartels, at Farmersburg. His first wife had died in Germany. He married the widow Claudina Schoellerman Hinsch whose first husband Henry Hinsch had also died in Germany. He and Claudina came to Farmersburg from Germany to be close to her children, Charles Hinsch and Claudina Hinsch Benjegerdes. Claudina Schoellerman Hinsch Bartels died 6 Mar 1897 and is buried in Farmersburg as is Peter Bartels who died 24 Nov 1908.

Catherine Thomsen Heesch Schoellerman Bartels died 23 Feb 1905 and is buried in the Garnavillo Cemetery beside her sister and her sister's husband, Ancha (Thomsen) and Peter Nichols (Catherine's tombstone reads simply Mrs. Schoellerman and the names of her sister and brother-in-law are also on the tombstone). Another sister, Margaret, the wife of C. H. Andresen, and a brother, Peter Thomsen also settled in Clayton County.

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District of New York–Port of New-York
I ... A. Dade so solemny, sincerely, and truly herein that the following List of Manifest of Passengers, subscribed with my name, and now delivered to the Customs for the District of New_York, contains to the best of my knowledge and belief, a just and true account of all the Passengers received on board the ... Brig. Schitter ...., from Hamburg. So help me God, sworn to the 22 May, 1852.

#66 Fridr. Schölermann 29M Farmer
#67 Catharine Schölerman 30F his wife
#68 Elsabe Schölerman 5F Children
#69 Ulrich Schölerman 3M Children
#70 Fredr. Schölerman 2M Children
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1856 Iowa Census, Clayton Twp., Clayton County., 1196-1197, Vol. 39.
F. Schelerman 32M Can Read, In country 2 years, b. Germany
Catharine Schelerman 32F Can Read, In country 2 years, b. Germany
Elizabeth Schelerman 7F In country 2 years, b. Germany
Fritz Schelerman 3M In country 2 years, b. Germany
1860 United States Census, Garnavillo Twp., Clayton County, Iowa
Schollerman, Fritz 36M Carpenter Hanover
Schollerman, Catherina 36F Dressmaker Holstein
Schollerman, Eliza 11F Holstein
Schollerman, Fritz 7M Holstein
Ovarbeck, Eliza 14F Domestic Hanover
1870 Census, Clayton County, Garnavillo Township, Garnavillo, Iowa
Schoelerman, Fred 46 Carpenter (Denmark) R.E. $800 Per. Property $200, Halstine
Catherine 46 Keeping house Halstine
Frederic 17 Apprentice to Iowa Carpenter
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Garnavillo Town Lot Sales
-21 Jul 1873 Frederick Schulerman to Catherine Schulerman, Lots 3 & 4, Block 3
-23 Jan 1885 Frederick and Catherina Scholerman to Catherine Scholerman, Lots 3 & 5, Block 3
-23 Jan 1885 Catherine Scholerman to Frederick Scholerman Lots 1-2-8, Block 7a
~This information has been collected by Judy and Jerry Moyna, Elkader, Iowa, from various records. Contact Judy Moyna for more information


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