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FAMILIES and BIOGRAPHIES
SCHROEDER - SCHLORF
of Charles and Minnie, will gladly share information on this old Morgan
family. Please contact him by clicking on his name at the top of this
Charles (Karl Friedrich Gottfried) SCHROEDER, a veteran of the
War, emigrated 1873 (probably from Pommern) to Oconto County. His bride
Wilhelmina (Minnie) SCHLORF of Dargun, Mecklenburg, emigrated 1875.
were married Dec. 1875 at Forest Junction. Witnesses at the wedding
her uncle and aunt Charles and Maria Loefer, who had emigrated earlier
Charles and Minnie settled in Morgan ca. 1877 and received their
patent on their farm in 1885. Their children were Paul, Albert, Lydia
Charles, Siegfried, Max, and Frances (Schroeder). The children (at
up to and including Siegfried), were born in a log cabin; Charles
thereafter built a fashionable 2-story brick house. The family were
members of the Lutheran church in Morgan.
In 1880 Minnie's brother
Henry (Heinrich) Schlorf and his wife Louise immigrated
to Morgan, as did their sister Annie (Westpfal). They were joined ca.
by their parents Johann (d. 1903) and Sophia (d. 1906) SCHLORF. Charles
and Minnie died 1925 and are buried in Morgan. Johann, Sophia, and
are also buried in Morgan.
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