Schlegel's German-American Families in the United States; Genealogical and Biographical, Illustrated Volume 3

Schlegel's German-American Families in the United States; Genealogical and Biographical, Illustrated Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...in the German Lutheran School in Middle Village, Queens county, Long Island, where he studied under the private tuition of Reverend Petersen. Soon after being confirmed in the Lutheran faith, and upon laying aside his school books, he became engaged in a printing establishment, but did not, however, continue long in that line of work, and next took up the trade of a tinsmith, skylight and cornice maker. He remained in, this line of work for one year and a half, when he became engaged with Jacob Winter in the roofing business, which occupation he held for a number of years. He then established himself in the plumbing and heating business in the town of Maspeth, Queens county, Long Island, where he continued in that line of enterprise for a period of over sixteen years. Married Mrs. Isabelle Johanna (Ruoff) Archer, widow of George Archer, deceased, and daughter of Leanhardt and Elizabeth (Uffendill) Ruoff. (See Ruoff sketch in Vol. II of this work.) She was born in the borough of Brooklyn, May 17, 1873. She married (first) April 6, 1892, George Archer, and of this union were born two children: Children of Philip Christian and Isabelle Johanna (Ruoff-Archer) Kochersberger. Elizabeth Archer, born in January, 1893; died within four hours after birth. Leonhard Archer, born February 22, 1894. He attended Public School No. 73, at Maspeth, Long Island. After leaving school he worked for some time for Lord & Taylor, of New York City. Later he took an examination as a locomotive fireman, and was appointed to a position with the Long Island Railroad Company, which he held until he was called to army service as a corporal in Company E, Forty-seventh Regiment, New York National Guard, of Brooklyn. Margaret Isabelle, born at the family home in...show more

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  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 363g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236956974
  • 9781236956972