John H. Schoenfelder


Born: Nov 1857 in Germany

Died: ? in (unknown)

Father: ?

Mother: ?

Family #1

Spouse/Partner: Theresia Bauer (1859 – ?)

Married: Abt 1883 in USA

Child: George Schoenfelder (1884 – )

Child: Louise R. Schoenfelder (1886 – )

Child: John Schoenfelder (1888 – )

Child: Charles Schoenfelder (1890 – )

Child: Fred Schoenfelder (1892 – )

Child: Leo Schoenfelder (1894 – )

Child: Joseph Schoenfelder (1899 – )


John immigrated from Germany in 1870, and was naturalized by 1900.

Change Date

This data was last changed on 29 Apr 2008, and is stored in datafile B.

Primary and Secondary Sources

(see About Sources)

1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to name, birth, marriage, notes]
Web: Ancestry Database (South Dakota Births, 1856-1903) [Original data: "South Dakota Birth Records With Birth Dates Over 100 Years"; South Dakota Department of Health; SD, USA. The original record can be requested from information in the index. (no document images)] [applies to name]

Research Notes (source comments, unreliable information)

John may have been born 4 Nov 1857 in Schurgast, Kreis Falkenberg, Preußen, Germany, and died 24 Sep 1925 in Kimball, Brule County, SD. John and Theresia may have married in Mitchell.

His father may have been Joseph Nick Shoenfelder, born 10 Sep 1826 in Schurgast, Kreis Falkenberg, Preußen, Germany, and died 21 Nov 1910 in Parkston, Hutchinson County, SD. His mother may have been Louise Jackish, born 14 Feb 1833 in Germany, and died 9 Apr 1915 in Parkston.

Joseph may have married Louise in 1853 in Germany.

His paternal grandparents may have been Joseph Schoenfelder and Susan Kojak, both born about 1805 in Germany.