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Danford Alan Schar Pedigree

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Origin of the surname “Schar:”

 

 

Generation

 

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5   Nicklaus/Nicholas Schar

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 13 December 1837 in Switzerland.  Died 24 November 1916; interred Apostolic Church Cemetery, Monroe County, Ohio.

 

1870 US Census: No record found.

 

1880 US Census: Nicholas Shar, age 42 (b. Switzerland; parents b. Switzerland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Lee Township, Monroe County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife, Elisabeth Shar, age 37 (b. Switzerland; parents b. Switzerland); daughter, Josephine Shar, age 14 (b. OH); son, Ephraim Shar, age 13 (b. OH), son, Benjamin Shar, age 10 (b.  OH); son, Ernest Shar, age 8 (b. OH); son, Edward Shar, age 3 (b. OH); son, Charles Shar, age 1 (b. OH); and Chrisain Brown, age 23 (b. OH; parents b. OH) and employed as a laborer.

 

2. Wife: Elizabeth Gerber

 

Born 1843 in Switzerland.  Died 1897.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Josephine Schar: Born about 1866 in Ohio.

 

b. Ephram Schar: See generation 4, below.

 

c. Benjamin Schar: Born about 1870 in Ohio.

 

d. Ernest Schar: Born 20 October 1872 in Washington County, Ohio.  Died 29 October 1933 in Athens Township, Athens County, Ohio; interred Sardis, Lee Township, Monroe County, Ohio.

 

e. Edward Schar: Born 3 March 1877 at Sardis, Lee Township, Monroe County, Monroe County.  At age 25 married Ethel Goddard (b. Lee Twp, Monroe Co., OH), age 23, daughter of James M. and Louisa (Faggart) Goddard, on 31 August 1902 in Monroe County, Ohio.

 

f. Charles Schar: Born about 1879 in Ohio.

 

g. William Schar: Born 22 May 1882 in Lee Township, Monroe County, Ohio.

 

h. Allen Schar: Born 19 March 1884 at Sardis, Lee Township, Monroe County, Ohio.  Died 1956.  At age 22 married Carrie M. Rufener (b. Sardis, Lee Twp, Monroe Co., OH), age 22, daughter of John and Mary (Rawsier) Rufener, on 31 July 1906 in Monroe County, Ohio.

 

i. Karl Schar: Born Sardia, Ohio.  At age 25 married Mary E. Fisher (b. Benwood, Monroe Co., OH), age 19, daughter of Philip and Emma (Stiuex) Fisher, on 29 April 1903 in Monroe County, Ohio.

 

4   Ephraim Schar

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 14 May 1868 in Ohio (also seen: b. Washington Co., WV).  Died 24 February 1939, age 71, from complications a cerebral hemorrhage in Milton Township, Monroe County, Ohio; interred Rittman Cemetery, Rittman Township, Wayne County, Ohio.  Employed as a farmer.

 

1900 US Census: Effron Schar, age 33 (b. May 1867 in OH; parents b. Switzerland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Jackson Township, Monroe County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife of 10 years, Elizabeth Schar, age 29 (b. Feb 1871 in OH; parents b. Switzerland), who had had 6 children, all still alive; son, Homer Schar, age 8 (b. Aug 1891 in OH); daughter, Bertha G. Schar, age 7 (b. Sep 1892 in OH); daughter, Lillie Schar, age 6 (b. Mar 1894 in OH); son, Roy H. Schar, age 4 (b. Jan 1896 in OH); son, Franklin H. Schar, age 3 (b. Mar 1897 in OH); and son, Charley W. Schar, age 6 months (b. Jan 1900 in OH).

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1910 US Census: Ephraim Schar, age 42 (b. OH; parents b. Switzerland and spoke German) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Jackson Township, Monroe County, Ohio.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 19 years, Eliza Schar, age 39 (b. OH), who had been married once and had had 8 children, all still alive; son, Homer E. Schar, age 18 (b. OH; parents b. OH), single, and employed as a farm laborer; daughter, Lillian C. Schar, age 16 (b. OH; parents b. OH) and single; son, Leroy H. Schar, age 14 (b. OH; parents b. OH), single, and employed as a farm laborer; son, Harry F. Schar, age 12 (b. OH; parents b. OH); son, Charles W. Schar, age 10 (b. OH; parents b. OH); daughter, Ida M. Schar, age 8 (b. OH; parents b. OH); daughter, Frona V. Schar, age 5 (b. OH; parents b. OH); and father, Nicklaus, age 72 (b. OH; parents b. OH) [seems should be b. Switzerland] and widowed.

 

1920 US Census: Ephraim Schar, age 52 (b. OH; parents b. Switzerland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Jackson Township, Monroe County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife, Elizabeth Schar, age 48 (b. OH; parents b. Switzerland); daughter, Bertha Schar, age 27 (b. OH; parents b. OH), single and employed as a grade school teacher; daughter, Frona Schar, age 14 (b. OH); and son, Harland Schar, age 7 (b. OH).

 

1930 US Census: Ephraim Schar, age 62 (b. OH; parents b. Switzerland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Milton Township, Wayne County, Ohio.  He married 1st at age 23.  The household also included his wife, Elizebeth Schar, age 59 (b. OH; parents b. Switzerland), who married 1st at age 20; and son, Harland Schar, age 17 (b. OH; parents b. OH), single, and not employed.

 

1940 US Census: Elizabeth Schar, age 69 (b. OH), widowed, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Milton Township, Wayne County, Ohio.  She had completed 8th grade, and her residence was valued at $2,000.  The household also included her son, Harlan Schar, age 27 (b. OH) and employed as a laborer in a milk dairy, who had completed 4 years of high school; and daughter-in-law, Doris Schar, age 27 (b. OH), who had completed 4 years of high school.  They all resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

2. Wife: Elizabeth Rufener/Ruffner

"Libbie"/"Eliza"

 

Born February 1871 in Ohio.  Died 1955; interred with Ephraim.  Married Ephraim Schar on 8 November 1890 (license issued 1 Nov 1890) in Monroe County, Ohio.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Homer Schar: See generation 3, below.

 

b. Bertha G. Schar: Born 8 September 1892 in Ohio.  At age 32 married Kent Carnahan, age 28 (b. 8 Sep 1896 at Creston, OH), son of Ed and Ida (Frase) Carnahan, on 8 September 1924 in Wayne County, Ohio.

 

c. Lillian "Lillie" C. Schar: (SSN: 276-34-4219) Born 8 March 1894 in Jackson Township, Monroe County, Ohio.  Died 4 September 1981 at Mount Vernon City, Knox County, Ohio.  At age 24 married Guy Corder (b. Coshocton Co., OH), age 30, son of Frank and Eva (House) Corder, on 22 May 1918 in Muskingum County, Ohio and had at least the following daughter:

 

(1. Donna Esther Corder: Born 22 January 1926 in Academia Township, Knox County, Ohio.

 

d. LeRoy "Roy" H. Schar: Born 21 February 1896 (also seen: b. Jan 1896) in Jackson Township, Monroe County, Ohio.

 

e. Franklin Harry Schar "Harry": Born 2 March/May 1897 at Sardis, Lee Township, Monroe County, Ohio.  At age 23 married Clara Backman (b. 12 Oct 1898 at Sardis, Lee Twp, Monroe Co., OH), age 22, daughter of Alexander and Lydia (Widmer) Backman, on 23 June 1920 (license issued same day).

 

f. Charles W. Schar: Born 27 January 1900 in Jackson Township, Monroe County, Ohio.

 

g. Ida Magdalena Schar: Born 22 December 1901 at Sardis, Lee Township, Monroe County, Ohio (also seen: b. Jackson Twp, OH).  At age 21 married Walter Edward Shook (b. 17 Dec 1900 in Monroe Co., OH), age 23, son of Jerd and Ruth (Jones) Shook, on 22 September 1923 in Wayne County, Ohio.

 

h. Frona V. Schar: Born 14 February 1905 in Jackson Township, Monroe County, Ohio.  At age 24 married Ray F. Younker (b. 30 Apr 1906 in Canaan Twp, OH), son of David and Isa (Fowble) Younker, on 14 September 1929 in Wayne County, Ohio.

 

i. Harlan L. Schar: Born 22 August 1912 in Ohio.  At age 25 married Doris L. Steele (b. 26 Mar 1913 in Milton Township, Ohio, age 25, daughter of Wilson and Lynnie (Coolman) Steele, on 26 June 1938 (license issued 20 Jun 1938) in Wayne County, Ohio.

 

3   Homer Ephraim Schar

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 27 August 1891 in Jackson Township, Monroe County, Ohio.  Died 14 January 1979 at Burbank, Wayne County, Ohio; interred Woodlawn Cemetery, Lodi, Medina County, Ohio.

 

1917 WWI Draft Registration: Homer E. Schar, age 25 (b. 27 Aug 1892 at Sardis, Lee Twp, Monroe Co., OH), single, and employed as a farmer, resided in the household headed by his father at Sardis, Lee Township, Monroe County, Ohio.

 

1920 US Census: Homer Schar, age 28 (b. OH; parents b. OH) and employed as a a mail man for the US Government, was heading a household in Lee Township, Monroe County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife, Grace Schar, age 24 (b. OH; parents b. OH); and daughter, Eveline Schar, age 4 months (b. OH).

 

1930 US Census: Homer Schar, age 38 (b. OH; parents b. OH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Milton Township, Wayne County, Ohio.  He married 1st at age 26.  The household also included his wife, Grace Schar, age 33 (b. OH; parents b. OH), who married 1st ata age 21; daughter, Evelyn Schar, age 11 (b. OH); daughter, Melba Schar, age 9 (b. OH); son, Forrest Schar, age 7 (b. OH); and daughter, Lovelta Schar, age 3 years and 8 months (b. OH).

 

1940 US Census: Homer Schar, age 48 (b. OH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Westfield Township, Medina County, Ohio.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Grace Schar, age 44 (b. OH), who had completed 8th grade; daughter, Melba Schar, age 19 (b. OH) and married, who had completed 2 years of high school; son, Forest Schar, age 17 (b. OH) and single, who had completed 2 years of high school; daughter, Loretta Schar, age 13 (b. OH); and son, Edward Schar, age 8 (b. OH).  They resided in the same township on 1 April 1935.

 

1942 WWII Draft Registration: Homer Ephraim Schar, age 50 (b. Monroe Co., OH) and self employed as a farmer, resided at ½ North Burbank on 76, Harrisville, Medina County, Ohio.  He named his daughter, Mrs. Clarence Frairy, as someone who would always know his address.

 

2. Wife: Lucille Grace Forrest

"Lucy"/"Grace"

 

Born April 1895 in Ohio; daughter of Reason A. and Missouri Belle (Haythorn) Forrest "Belle".  Died .  At age 22 married Homer E. Schar, age 26, on 18 October 1917 in Monroe County, Ohio.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Evelyn Schar: Born about 1919 in Ohio.

 

b. Melba Schar: Born about 1921 in Ohio.  At age 27 married Robert H. Giauque, age 25, son of Melville W. and Wilda (Hawkins) Giauque, on 26 January 1949 in Wayne County, Ohio.

 

c. Forrest Homer Schar: See generation 2, below.

 

d. Lovelta/Loretta/Lovetta Belle Schar: Born about 1927 in Ohio.  At age 19 married Graydon Hoyt Goodyear, age 20, son of Hoyt D. and Thelma (Baish) Goodyear, on 12 June 1946 in Medina County, Ohio.

 

e. Edward L. Schar: Born about 1932 at Creston, Medina County, Ohio.  At age 22 married Mary E. Chapman (b. Lodi, Medina Co., OH), age 19, daughter of Clare Fenton and Gertrude Anne (Hunt) Chapman, on 2 September 1953 (license issued same day) in Medina County, Ohio.

 

2   Dr. Forrest Homer Schar

"Doc"

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 16 February 1923 at Sardis, Lee Township, Monroe County, Ohio.  Died there 22 January 2013; interred Mount Olive Cemetery, Monroe County, Ohio.  Veteran of World War II.

 

2. Wife: Mary Louise Mikesell

"Mary Lou"

 

Born 1925 at Lodi, Medina County, Ohio; daughter of Charles and Mary (Kemery) Mikesell.  Died .  At age 19 married Forrest Schar, age 21, on 1 April 1944 (license issued same day) in Medina County, Ohio.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Danford Alan Schar: See generation 1, below.

 

b. John Forrest Schar: Born 1948.

 

1   Danford Alan Schar:

 

Born 1945.  Married Irma Lee Heiss, descendant # 3. 3 of generation 8 of the Descendants of Sarah Ellen (Cool) Montei in 1968 at Pine Hills Camp, Brighten, Michigan.

 

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