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Louise MEERSCHEIDT

Female 1855 - 1927  (72 years)


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  • Name Louise MEERSCHEIDT 
    Born 25 Jan 1855  Nassau, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Also Known As Lieschen 
    Census 27 Jun 1860  Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • P.O. Round Top
    Census 23 Jun 1870  La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 8 Jun 1880  La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 9 Jun 1900  La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Franklin St.
    Census 26 Apr 1910  La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Franklin St.
    Residence 12 Sep 1918  La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 14 Jan 1920  La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Franklin St. with her daughter and son-in-law, Lena and Carl Krause
    Residence 24 Mar 1920  La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Religion Lutheran 
    Died 26 Feb 1927  La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • at 11 p.m.
    Buried 28 Feb 1927  Old La Grange City Cemetery, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I2974  Dyal and Speckels
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2014 

    Father Arthur Carl Wilhelm Gustav Anton Archibald VON MEERSCHEIDT-VON HUELLESSEM,   b. 16 Apr 1827, Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1887, Boerne, Kendall, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Amanda Karoline VON ROSENBERG,   b. 15 Jun 1832, Memel, Memel, Preußen, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1911, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1850  Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • by F. Ernst, J. P.
    Family ID F918  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry Max Theodor SCHOLZ,   b. 7 Mar 1846, Liegnitz, Schlesien, Preußen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1889, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1874  La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    • by E. Henkel, J. P.
    Children 
    +1. Lena Bertha SCHOLZ,   b. 24 Aug 1875, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1960, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +2. Agnes SCHOLZ,   b. 15 Mar 1877, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1960, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +3. Paul Harry SCHOLZ,   b. 29 Dec 1878, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1963, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. Louis Henry SCHOLZ,   b. 2 Nov 1881, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1967, Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +5. Arthur Meerscheidt SCHOLZ,   b. 24 Jul 1884, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1948, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. Olga Anna SCHOLZ,   b. 21 Aug 1888, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1962, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F988  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Jan 1855 - Nassau, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 27 Jun 1860 - Fayette County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 23 Jun 1870 - La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Apr 1874 - La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 8 Jun 1880 - La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 9 Jun 1900 - La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 26 Apr 1910 - La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 12 Sep 1918 - La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 14 Jan 1920 - La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 24 Mar 1920 - La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Feb 1927 - La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 Feb 1927 - Old La Grange City Cemetery, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    4 generations of Meerscheidts and Scholzes
    4 generations of Meerscheidts and Scholzes
    "Lieschen" Meerscheidt Scholz, Hilmar Paul Krause, "Lina" von Rosenberg Meerscheidt, and Lena Scholz Krause

    Headstones
    Scholz, Louise
    Scholz, Louise
    Inscription: "The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want." Ps. 23.

  • Notes 
    • “Lieschen” was born on the Nassau Farm near Round Top. She was confirmed in the Lutheran Church by Pastor Bauer and remained of this faith throughout her life. She attended school in Round Top and, later, La Grange. Immediately after marrying Henry Scholz, they began living in the home he had bought. She lived the rest of her life in this house.

      She was left to care for her six children after Henry died. After they reached adulthood, her mother, her sister Martha, and the twin sons of her brother Max, came from San Antonio to live with them.

      She was a dedicated church worker, serving as president of the Lutheran “Frauen Verein” for many years. She also served as president of the La Grange Ladies Cemetery Association. During the time she cared for her mother she was able to partake more in her hobbies of crocheting and tatting. She also enjoyed flowers, loving to tell of the gardens she visited when she and sister Martha travelled to Seattle, Washington. [14]

  • Sources 
    1. [S307] Fayette County, Texas, Death Records, Vol. 4, p. 431.

    2. [S77] Headstone survey, conducted by Robert C. Barritt, 13 Apr 2007.

    3. [S12] Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, ED 31, p. 14B, line 64.

    4. [S9] Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, p. 283.

    5. [S10] Ninth Census of the United States, 1870, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, p. 508, line 5.

    6. [S11] Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, ED 55, p 19.

    7. [S13] Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, ED 50, p. 12A, line 47.

    8. [S778] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005), Registration State: Texas; Registration County: Bexar; Roll: 1983587; Draft Board: 2.

    9. [S14] Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, ED 52, p 9.

    10. [S1281] San Antonio Evening News, Wednesday, March 24, 1920, p. 11.

    11. [S248] Marriage Records, Fayette County, Texas, Vol. B, p. 17.

    12. [S248] Marriage Records, Fayette County, Texas, E-110.

    13. [S370] The von Rosenberg Family of Texas, ed., Alma von Rosenberg Tomlinson, (Toepperwein Publishing Co. (Boerne, TX, 1949); reprint: Nortex Press (n.p., 1986)), p 113.

    14. [S370] The von Rosenberg Family of Texas, ed., Alma von Rosenberg Tomlinson, (Toepperwein Publishing Co. (Boerne, TX, 1949); reprint: Nortex Press (n.p., 1986)), pp 120-121.


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