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Re: Joseph Schuller, Parkstown/Johnstown, PA
Posted by: Charlene Reinhart (ID *****2588) Date: October 10, 2010 at 11:08:21
In Reply to: Schuller, Parkstown/Johnstown, PA by Bob Hankinson of 393

HISTORY OF CAMBRIA COUNTY, Volume 3

Pages 361-362

PETER C. SCHULLER, a well-known business man of Johnston, Cambria county, Pennsylvania, with important interests in the commericial and financial world of that city, and proprietor of the Imperial Ice Cream and Bottling Works, is a representative of an honored family of Germany.

Joseph Schuller, father of Peter C. Schuller, was born in Regensburg, Germany, and there received a good common school education. He learned the trade of shoemaking, which he followed in his native country for some years, and then emigrated to the United States in 1852. He was in the city of New York for a short time and then migrated to LaTrobe, Pennsylvania, where he followed the occupation of shoemaking for some years, after which he located in Conemaugh township, where he cultivated a farm, and finally moved to Johnstown, where he commenced a shoemaking establishment in Railroad street, where he died in 1873. He was a stanch Demovrt, and a member of St. Joseph's German Catholic church. He married, in Germany, Mary Brandel, who resides with her son in Johnstown, and they had eight children: 1. Frances, wife of Geroge Haberkorn. 2, Mary, wife of Adam Bold, of Springfield, Ohio. 3. Joseph, killed in Cambria Steel Works. 4. Lena, at home. 5. Annie, wife of L. tedejesky, of Johnstown. 6. Catherine, Sister of Mercy known as Sister Rose. 7. John, resides with Peter C. 8. Peter C., see forward.



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