Katherine Schaeffer
(1850-1941)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Hugo Bury

Katherine Schaeffer 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 9 Feb 1850, , , , DEU 1 4 5 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Hugo Bury
  • Died: 29 May 1941, Franklin, Venango, PA, USA at age 91 1 3 4 5
  • Buried: 31 May 1941, Pleasantville: Fairview Cemetery, Venango, PA 1 5

   Another name for Katherine was Catherine.6 7

   FamilySearch ID: LD98-373.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She immigrated in 1871.

2. Census in 1880 in Oil Creek Twp., Venango, PA. 6 Hugo Bury, 27, watch repairer, was living with wife Catherine, 30; Anna, 5; and Bertha, 1. His birth place is listed as Holland, and Catherine's as Prussia. The children were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1900 in Oil Creek Twp., Venango, PA. 7 Hugo Bury, jeweler, 47, born Dec 1852, was married for 25 years to wife Catharine, 50, Feb 1850. She had birthed 3 children, all alive in 1900 and living with them: Anna M., 25, Nov 1874; Bertha B., 21, Apr 1879; and Jennie E., 9, Sep 1890. The children were born in Pennsylvania, and their parents and their parents in Germany. Hugo immigrated 29 years ago in 1870 and was naturalized; Catharine immigrated in 1870. He owned his home.

4. Census in 1930 in Titusville, Crawford, PA. 8 In 1930 in Titusville was living A. N. Schlosser, 61, with his wife Bertha, 51; and their children: Catherine, 28; Ralph, 24; Wilson, 16; Martha, 14. Also in the home is mother-in-law Katherine Bury, 80, born in Germany. Everyone else was born in Pennsylvania.
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5. Census in 1940 in Franklin, Venango, PA, USA. 2 In 1940 in Franklin was living Edward M. Heaton, 72, born in Ohio, with his wife Anna M., 66, born in Pennsylvania, and her mother Katherine S. Bury, 90 born in Germany.

6. Cause of Death: uremia, chronic nephritis, 29 May 1941, Franklin, Venango, PA, USA. 4

7. Obituary: The News-Herald: Obituary of Mrs. Katherine S. Bury on 31 May 1941 in Franklin, Venango, PA, USA. 5 Katherine Schaeffer Bury, 91. widow of Hugo Bury, died Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Heaton, of 144 Buffalo Street. Mrs. Bury was born in Germany, Feb. 9, 1850, and came to the United States when 17 years old. She resided in Pleasantville from the time of her arrival in this country until four years ago, when she moved to Franklin to live with the Heatons. Mrs. Bury's husband died 35 years ago.
Mrs. Bury was well-known in the Pleasantville district. She was highly esteemed by a host of friends in Franklin and Pleasantville.
Surviving the deceased are two daughters, Mrs. Heaton, of Franklin. and Mrs. Bertha Schlosser, of Titusville, and eight grandchildren and three great grandchiidiren.
The body was removed to the Boyd N. Park Funeral Home, where services will be conducted Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock by the Rev. Frank S. McKnight, pastor of tne First Methodist Chunch and interment will be in the family plot in the Pleasantville Cemetery.


Katherine married Hugo Bury, son of Ferdinand Buri and Maria Anna Scherer. (Hugo Bury was born on 28 Dec 1852 in Heidenhofen, , BW, DEU 7 9, christened on 25 Jan 1853 in Donaueschingen: Katholisch, Villingen, Baden-Württemberg, DEU,10 died on 15 Apr 1906 in Pleasantville, Venango, PA 9 11 12 13 14 and was buried on 17 Apr 1906 in Pleasantville: Fairview Cemetery, Venango, PA 9 13.)


Sources


1 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/89027921.

2 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQ7Z-C5Z Katherine S Bury in household of Edward M Heaton, Ward 1, Franklin, Franklin City, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 61-14, sheet 12A, family 248.

3 Titusville Herald (Titusville, Pennsylvania), January 1, 1942, Page 11: Deaths in 1941.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 59448. Mrs. Katherine Schaeffer Bury. Parents: not listed. Spouse: Hugo Bury.

5 The News-Herald (Franklin, Pennsylvania) (Franklin, Venango, Pennsylvania), 31 May 1941, page 5. Obituary of Mrs. Katherine S. Bury.

6 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Venango County, Oil Creek District 257, Roll: T9_1199; Family History Film: 1255199; Page: 433.

7 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Vernango County, Oil Creek Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1491 Page: 154.

8 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHDD-HKP A N Schlosser, Titusville, Crawford, Pennsylvania; citing enumeration district (ED) 0050, sheet 8B, family 222, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2023.

9 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=89027960.

10 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Donaueschingen: Katholisch Kirch, Villingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany 1810 - 1866 (International Genealogical Index (R) Batch #: C958703, Source Call #: 0890574, Printout Call #: NONE, Dates: 1810 - 1866. Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of January 23, 2006).

11 Titusville city directory : containing a general directory of the citizens, classified business directory, street directory, miscellany, etc. : also, a directory of Oil Creek Township, Crawford County, Oil Creek and Cherrytree Townships, Venango County, and Southwest and Eldred Townships, Warren County (W.H. Armitage, 1901, 113 pgs.), Page 101.

12 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHNK-LWS Hugo Bury in entry for Nathen Guy Densmore and Jane Elizabeth Bury, 1910.

13 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 41556. Hugo Bury.

14 Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, PA), 16 Apr 1906, page 2. Obituary of Hugo Bury.



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