Johann Anton Diedrich SCHAFER

Johann Anton Diedrich SCHAFER

Male 1866 - 1934

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  • Name  Johann Anton Diedrich SCHAFER 
    Born  26 Feb 1866  Bremen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  25 Dec 1934  Brighton, Massachusetts. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1115  WillIam CONSTABLE
    Last Modified  13 Sep 2006 

    Father  John V. SCHAFER 
    Mother  Betsy Unknown 
    Family ID  F0320  Group Sheet

    Family  Catherine Christine DUCKER,   b. 9 Nov 1867, Furstenau, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1940, Newton, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  23 Oct 1899  Boston, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Henry Gerhardt SCHAFER,   b. 24 Aug 1890, Chelsea, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1974, Newton, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Anton Diedrich SCHAFER,   b. 22 Sep 1892, Boston, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1958, Boston, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Gerhard Frederick SCHAFER,   b. 9 Jul 1897, Chelsea, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1973, Delmar, Maryland. Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Catherine Rena SCHAFER,   b. 23 Oct 1899, Chelsea, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1971, Mardella Sp. Maryland. Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F0257  Group Sheet

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    Anton SCHAFER
    Anton SCHAFER

  • Notes 
    • Johann Anton Diedrick Schafer was born in 1866 and arrived in New York on 17 April 1881 at the age of 15. He became a citizen on January 24, 1888 after denouncing allegiance to Emperor William II of Germany. His residence was No.1 Poplar Place, Boston and he was a Book keeper.

      Anton D. Schafer, 24, was a Provision Dealer in Chelsea, Massachusetts when he married Catherine Ducker, age 21and living in Boston. Their place of marriage was in Boston. Catherine automatically became a citizen when she married Anton.

      1) Christian H. Ducker and Anton D. Schafer his brother in law were in business together as C. H. Ducker & Co. in 1890 and as Ducker and Schafer in 1892 in the Chelsea, MA. Their business' was located at 472 Broadway, Chelsea. In 1890 Christian Ducker boarded at 22 Watts Street, Chelsea at the home of Daniel C. Otto and Anton lived at 165 Shurtleff. In 1892 Christian lived at 170 Walnut Street Chelsea and Anton lived at 49 Marlborough Street, Chelsea. Fredrick W. Ducker was a clerk in the store and lived as a border with Anton in 1892.

      2) After the Chelsea fire of 1908 the Schafer family moved to Revere and were living at 31 Mill Street in 1920. At home were Anton D., Catherine C., Anton D. Jr., Gerhard F., and Catherine J. Schafer. Henry G. was in Newton at 46 Oxford Road. Lisabeth was 3.

      3) Anton Schafer moved to Brighton and was living at 233 Faneuil Street at the time of his death Christmas Day 1934. He was Cremated 12/27/1934. Anton D. Schafer Jr. was in Revere, MA, Gerhard F.Schafer, a Civil engineer for the state public works department, was in Quincy, MA, Catherine J.Schafer Weaver was in Springfield, MA.

      Sources:
      1)Chelsea, MA Directories 1890-92 from Ancestry.com
      2)1920 Census for Revere MA and Newton, MA
      3)Newspaper Obituaries for John Anton D. Schafer. (I have originals)
      4} Charles Diman