Frederick G. Schuler
1848 - 1920

Frederick G. Schuler
was born on 16 May 1848, in Hitersberg, Rhine-Bayern3

He married  Barbara Goetz on 4 Nov 18969 in St. Nicholas Church, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

In the 1880 census, Frederick was living with his wife, Barbara, and 5 children:  William (9), Catherine (7), Henry (5), Anna (4), and Frances (1).  The family was living on Hazle Street, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania.

In the 1900 U.S. Federal Census, "Fred" was 52 years old, born in Germany, emigrated in 1860 and married for 30 years.  He worked as a Shoemaker.  He owned his own home, free of mortgage.  He was living with his wife and 6 children at 118 Hazle Street, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania. He was able to read, write and speak English.  He was a naturalized citizen.

In the 1910 census, Frederick and Barbara have 5 children living with them:  Frederick, Jr. (27, Frank (24), George (21), Ralph (18) and Lawrence (14).  All the children were born in Pennsylvania.

Frederick Schuler died on 12 Jun 1920 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.  He is buried in St. Nicholas Church cemetery on Daring Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
Obituary: Wilkes-Barre Times, 12 Jun 1920, page:


Frederick Schuler, Sr., aged 74, one of the best known and most highly respected residents of this city, died at his home, 118 Hazle street, this morning at___ o'clock after a long illness of complications. Mr. Schuler was born in West Baden, Germany, and came to this country with his parents at the age of 3, locating in this city where he has always resided. For many years he was engaged in the shoe business. He was a member of St. Nicholas' Church, the Men's Society of the church and St. Nicholas' Society. He is survived by his wife and the following sons and daughters: William, Frederick, Jr., Frank, George, Ralph and Lawrence, all of this city, Mrs. Peter Forve, of this city; Mrs. William Smith, of this city, and three sisters Mrs. Henry Walters, of this city; Mrs. Anna Biehl and Mrs. William Weiss, both of Philadelphia.

The funeral will be held from the family home on Hazle street Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock. A high mass of requiem will be celebrated in St. Nicholas' Church at 9:30 o'clock and interment will be in St. Nicholas' cemetery on Darling street.

Table of Contents  |   Last Page  
10 Jan 2017