Philip Scheuermann1

M, #18, b. October 1822, d. 30 March 1898
Phillip Scheuerman
MotherCatherine Sherman2 b. c 1804, d. b 1870
     His Ancestral File Number is L8BD-PZ8.
Ahnentafel/Henry number: 00018.0
Philip Scheuermann was born in October 1822 at Lohr am Main, Unterfranken, Bavaria, Germany, son of Catherine Sherman.3,4,5,6 Philip Scheuermann was a journeyman millwright and carpenter in 1850.7

Philip Scheuermann married Agnes Mayer, daughter of John Neidemeir, on 12 November 1851 at Copper Falls, Keweenaw, Michigan.8,9,10 Philip Scheuermann and Agnes Mayer moved circa 1855 from Copper Falls, Michigan, to Missouri.6 Philip Scheuermann built the Quincy Stamp Mill, Quincy Township, Houghton, Michigan, in 1859 or 1860 and was superintendent for over 22 years.5 Philip and Agnes moved in 1859 or 1860 from Missouri to Quincy Township, Michigan.6 Philip Scheuermann and Agnes Mayer had six daughters. Philip Scheuermann bought the Union Brewery at Adams, Houghton, Michigan, from William Ault, with Frank Maywood and Ada Youngmann in 1863. Scheuermann bought out his partners between 1870 and 1875 and rebuilt the brewery to a capacity of 5,000 barrels per year.7 He was widowed on 28 August 1863 at age 40 when his wife went down with the Steamer Sunbeam in Lake Superior; in a storm.11

Philip Scheuermann married Anna Berger on 7 July 1866 at Hancock, Houghton, Michigan.12,13 Philip Scheuermann and Anna Berger had two sons and three daughters.

Philip Scheuermann died on 30 March 1898 at Hancock, Michigan, at age 75 at 2:30pm, of complications from diabetes. He was survived by wife Anna and his children Mrs. Joseph [Elisabeth] Hennes, Houghton; Mrs. Barney [Rosa] Schwanekem, West Superior; Mrs. George [Catherine] Ruppe, Hancock; Mrs. Robert [Magdalena] Geryin [Gervin], Buffalo [MI]; Mrs. Fred Hoeffling, Ontonagon; Philip, Chicago; Frank, Clara, Annie and Josephine of Calumet.14,5 He was buried on 2 April 1898 at Forest Hill Cemetery, Calumet, Houghton, Michigan.5

Children of Philip Scheuermann and Agnes Mayer

Children of Philip Scheuermann and Anna Berger

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Citations

  1. [S110] 1880 US Census, Michigan, Houghton Co. Roll T9_581; FHL 1254581, Provo, Utah, USA, Philip Scheuerman, Quincy Twp., 13, 15 (426C) (image 15/30), 93, 133.
  2. [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.
  3. [S4] Olive T. Hoefling, Paul's baby book.
  4. [S110] 1880 US Census, Michigan, Houghton Co. Roll T9_581; FHL 1254581, Provo, Utah, USA, Philip Scheuerman, Quincy Twp., 13, 15 (426C) (image 15/30), 93, 133, This source says Bavaria.
  5. [S36] Copper Country Evening News, 2 Apr 1898.
  6. [S37] Anonymous, History of the U. P. of Michigan.
  7. [S38] "Scheuermann Brewery: When beer was big in the Copper Country."
  8. [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.
  9. [S39] "End of Bosch activities."
  10. [S40] Houghton Co. Marriages: p. 15, 1851; Philipp Scheuermann and Agnes Mayer.
  11. [S39] "End of Bosch activities", Also in Memorial record of the northern peninsula of Michigan, page 356.
  12. [S11] Sherman Pioneers in Michigan, Alonzo J. Sherman, online http://sherman-roots.com/sherman/pioneers/sp-index.html
  13. [S40] Houghton Co. Marriages: p. 74, 1866, #170; Philip Scheuermann and Anna Berger.
  14. [S5] Scheuermann's Brewery, online http://www.copperrange.org/sche.htm
  15. [S107] 1870 US Census, Michigan, Houghton Co. Roll M593_674, Provo, Utah, USA, Philip Scheuerman, Quincy Twp., , 24 (image 24/32), 165, 173.