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John Michael Sherer1809

Name
John Michael Sherer
Given names
John Michael
Surname
Sherer

John Michael Scherer

Name
John Michael Scherer
Given names
John Michael
Surname
Scherer
Birth February 22, 1809
moved from
Pennsylvania with parents
1813 (Age 3 years)
moved from
Stark Co, OH
about 1830 (Age 20 years)
MarriageSarah KiefferView this family
March 31, 1831 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Rebecca Sherer
about March 12, 1835 (Age 26 years)
Occupation
Farmer
1850 (Age 40 years)
Marriage of a childJohn BairRebecca ShererView this family
September 22, 1855 (Age 46 years)
Death of a daughterRebecca Sherer
October 12, 1888 (Age 79 years)

Deathyes

Religion
English Lutheran Chuch

Family with Sarah Kieffer - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: March 31, 1831Crawford Co, OH
daughter
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son
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Shared note

JOHN SHERER, farmer; P. O. Galion. The parents of this gentleman, John and Elizabeth (Singhaus) Sherer, were both natives of the "Keystone State," where they were married and resided until 1813, when they came to Stark Co., Ohio. The wife died March 1, 1815, and Mr. Sherer was subsequently married to a Miss Kieffer. By his first marriage there were four children, and by the second, eleven. He died Sept. 30, 1871, and his wife Oct. 26, 1864. The father had been a soldier of the war of 1812, under Gen. Harrison, and was for a number of years, the captain of a company of militia. He was an exemplary Christian gentleman, and held, during his lifetime, numerous positions of honor and trust. The subject of this brief sketch was born Feb. 22, 1809, in Washington Co., Penn. His youth and early manhood were passed upon his father's farm, and his education consisted of such instruction as was given to the pupils of the common schools of that early day. Soon after reaching his majority, he came to Crawford Co., Ohio, which, with the exception of three years, he has since made his home. He was married, March 31, 1831, to Miss Sarah Kieffer, who was born in Pennsylvania in 1808. From this union there were eight children, five of whom are yet living - Belinda, Rebecca, Rachel, John K. and Francis M. The names of those who died were Samuel, Michael and Adam. Michael and Adam well and faithfully served their country in the war of the rebellion, in Co. E, 101st O. V. I. Adam was killed at the battle of Stone River, and Michael died of typhoid fever at Edgefield Junction, Tenn. Mr. Sherer began as a poor boy, and has been very successful in his business undertakings, and at one time owned over 800 acres of land in the county. He has given liberally to his children, and to all enterprises that had a tendency to build up the community in which he lived, or benefit his fellow man. He and wife are consistent members of the English Lutheran Church. He is a stanch Republican, and has held numerous positions of honor and trust in his long and eventful lifetime. The world would be much better if it held more of such people as Mr. and Mrs. Sherer. [History of Crawford County, Ohio, 1881, p. 901-902]