Agnes Mayer1

F, b. 1830, d. 28 August 1863

Reference IDs

  • 00019.0
Ref=MAYER-08900
     Agnes Mayer was born in 1830 at Prussia, Germany, daughter of John Weidemeir.2,1

Agnes Mayer married Philip Scheuermann, son of Catherine Sherman, on 12 November 1851 at Copper Falls, Keweenaw, Michigan.3,4,1 Agnes Mayer and Philip Scheuermann had six daughters. Agnes Mayer died in the sinking of the Steamer Sunbeam, Lake Superior on 28 August 1863; in a storm.5 There is a headstone in Agnes's memory at Hancock Catholic Cemetery, Hancock, Houghton, Michigan, but her body was lost at sea.4

Locations

mig.circa 1855Copper Falls, Keweenaw, Michigan, Missouri6
mig.1859 or 1860Missouri, Quincy Township, Michigan6
cen.11 June 1860Hancock, Houghton, Michigan7

Children of Agnes Mayer and Philip Scheuermann

Last Edited=18 Jul 2012

Citations

  1. [S40] Houghton Co. Marriages: p. 15, 1851; Philipp Scheuermann and Agnes Mayer.
  2. [S11] Sherman Pioneers in Michigan, Alonzo J. Sherman, online http://sherman-roots.com/sherman/pioneers/sp-index.html, Source cites Early Houghton Marriage Records, vol 1 page 15. Consulting that source, she was 21 in 1851, therefore birth year of 1833 is wrong.
  3. [S11] Sherman Pioneers in Michigan, Alonzo J. Sherman, online http://sherman-roots.com/sherman/pioneers/sp-index.html, Source cites Early Houghton Marriage Records, vol 1 page 15.
  4. [S39] "End of Bosch activities."
  5. [S39] "End of Bosch activities", Also in Memorial record of the northern peninsula of Michigan, page 356.
  6. [S37] Anonymous, History of the U. P. of Michigan.
  7. [S104] 1860 US Census, Michigan, Houghton Co. Roll M653_544, Provo, Utah, USA, Phillip Sherman, Village of Hancock, , 45 (619) (image 1/42), 201, 221.
  8. [S11] Sherman Pioneers in Michigan, Alonzo J. Sherman, online http://sherman-roots.com/sherman/pioneers/sp-index.html
  9. [S4] Olive T. Hoefling, Paul's baby book.
  10. [S11] Sherman Pioneers in Michigan, Alonzo J. Sherman, online http://sherman-roots.com/sherman/pioneers/sp-index.html, By deduction from date of father's second marriage.