Mathilda Anna Schappert
1875 - 1929

Mathilda Anna Schappert (daughter of George Schappert and Elizabeth Stenger) was born on 13 Feb 1875 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. 

In the 1880 census, "Matilda" was 5 years old.  Her father was born Bavaria and mother in Ohio.  She lived with her parents, 2 siblings and uncle, John Stenger (17), on Sheppard Lane, Hanover Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania.

In the 1900 census, "Matilda" was 25 years old, born Feb 1875.  Her father was born in Germany and mother in Ohio.  She was married for 1 year.  She had no children and was not working.  She lived with her husband and sister, (?? Lena) Esler.  They rented a at house at 38 Hutson Street, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania.

In the 1910 census, "Mathilda" was 35 years old.  Both her parents were born in Germany.  She was married 12 years with 6 children, all living at home.  The family lived at 265 South State Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

In the 1920 census, "Matilda" was 44 years old.  Her father was born in Germany and her mother was born in Ohio. The family was renting a house at 190 Park Ave, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.  Living at home were her husband, 10 children and her mother, Elizabeth Schappert, 75 years old.

Mathilda Anna Schappert died on 12 Aug 1929 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.  She died in a "coma" as listed on her death certificate.  She was buried in St. Nicholas Cemetery, Shavertown, Pennsylvania.          
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Mathilda Schappert Walter, daughter of George Schappert, died in Wilkes-Barre, August 12, 1929.  Mrs. Jacob Walter, 54, lived at 97 Elizabeth St.

Funeral Notice:

Funeral mass celebrated by son Rev. Louis Walter, assisted by Rev. Carl Schappert of Texas, a brother, deacon and Rev. George Hanks (sp.) of Washington, D.C. was sub-deacon. 

Also in sanctuary were Rev. Conrad Hassues (sp.) of Bethlehem, PA, and Rev. Charles J. Goeckel.

Pallbearers were Joseph Purcell, Michael Schappert, Fred Fisher, John Markowsky, James Brady and Martin Haefele (sp.).

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