Stanley Schmura
(1875-1960)
Agnes Manowczak
(1886-1948)
John Anthony Schmura
(1907-1987)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Dorothea Meranda Bicher

John Anthony Schmura 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 6 Jun 1907, Pottstown, Montgomery, PA 3 5 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Dorothea Meranda Bicher on 22 Oct 1927 in , Berks, PA 1
  • Died: 15 Nov 1987, Reading, Berks, PA at age 80 3 5
  • Buried: Reading: Aulenbach's Cemetery, Berks, PA 5

   Another name for John was John A. Chmura.

   FamilySearch ID: L61C-RDY.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Muhlenberg, Berks, PA. 8 The 1930 census recorded owning a $5,500 home at 441 Raymond Street: John A. Chumure [sic], knitter in hosiery mill, 22, livng with wife Dorothea M., 25; and sons Carl J. 1 and 11 months; and Frederick R., 7 months when the census was recorded Apr 1930. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except John's parents were born in Germany.

2. Occupation: WPA, Reading, PA on 16 Oct 1940 in Reading, Berks, PA. 6

3. He was described as 5' 8 1/2 " 167 lbs. Brown eyes brown hair dark brown complexion on 16 Oct 1940 in Reading, Berks, PA. 6

4. Residence: 535 S. 10th Street, Reading PA on 16 Oct 1940 in Reading, Berks, PA. 6

5. Census in 1950 in Reading, Berks, PA. 9 The 1950 census recorded at 1129 Cotton Street: John Schmura, foreman inspector in auto frame manufacturing, 42, living with wife Dora, 45; sons Carl, capper in recapping tire garage, 21; Fred, 20, time clerk in auto frame manufacturing; and daughter Rita, 18. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.


John married Dorothea Meranda Bicher, daughter of William Howard Bicher and Wilhelmina B. Schmid, on 22 Oct 1927 in , Berks, PA.1 (Dorothea Meranda Bicher was born on 3 Feb 1905 in Cumru Twp., Berks, PA,10 11 12 13 died on 3 Jan 1992 11 12 13 and was buried in Reading: Aulenbach's Cemetery, Berks, PA 12.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Berks County, Pennsylvania Marriages, 1885-1929 (Berks County Pennsylvania Register of Wills. Berks County, Pennsylvania Marriage Records 1885-1929. Reading, PA, USA. Berksregofwills.com.), Dorothea M. Bicher.

2 Bicher, John M., b. 1851, Bicher Family Bible & Records (In possession of John H. Bicher Jr.).

3 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JP6R-MWT null, Nov 1987; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

4 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 24 Oct 1927, page 8. Marriage License for John A. Chmura and Dorothea M. Bicher.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=149610362.

6 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), John Anthony Schmura, b. 7 Jun 1707, Pottstown, PA.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1906-1913, John Anthony Schmura, b. 6 Jun 1907, Stowe, Montgomery, PA father Stanley Schmura born in Poland, mother Agnes Manowczak born in Poland.

8 1930 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCZV-WS5 John A Chumure, Muhlenberg, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 121, sheet 16A, line 16, family 380.

9 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6XBP-45TR John Schmura Reading, PA.

10 1910 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Berks County, Mohnton Boro, Series: T624 Roll: 1313 Page: 80.

11 Social Security Death Index.

12 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=115761290.

13 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Dorothea M Schmura, SSN 196074291.



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