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Scheid Family

John and Joanna Scheid migrated to Grayson County, Texas in 1880 from Cincinnati, Ohio.  John Scheid (1816 - 1890) came to America from Bavaria, Germany.  Joanna Feathington (1825 - 1902) was born in Ohio.   They are the great-grandparents of Mary Burke. They are buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Whitesboro, Texas.

Children of
John Scheid & Joanna Feathington

Sidney A. Scheid

Sidney A. Scheid was born June 24, 1853 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  He died August 11, 1896 after being struck by lightning outside
of Clarksville, Texas.  He married Lena Almeda Crump; she was born in Alabama.  After Sidney's death, Lena married Bert E. Rood.  Sidney A. Scheid and Lena Almeda Crump had two children: Joetta Scheid Crouch (ca 1889 - 1928) and Mary Alberta Scheid Briscoe (Sept. 18, 1891 - Jan. 17, 1986).  Both children moved to Oklahoma.

Andrew Jackson Scheid

Andrew Jackson Scheid
23 September 1866 - 5 May 1944

Ida Morris Scheid
d/o C. H. Morris
7 May 1875 - 6 July 1966

Martin Van Scheid

Martin Van Scheid

Lucy Viola Watson Scheid
d/o Thomas Greene Watson & Sinie Permelia Mackey

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Andrew Forrest Scheid and Thressie Maeyers Scheid, my grandparents, are buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Whitesboro, Texas. Their children are:
  • Vieda Scheid Hardman (1913 - 2003)
  • Joan Scheid Kelley Harper, resides in Wichita Falls, Texas
  • Martin Van Scheid (1918 - 1944) 1st Lt. U.S.M.C., killed by sniper fire on island of Guam, World War II
  • Andrews Max Scheid (1920 - nd) ; my father who lives in Garland, Texas

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