Biography of Peter Schornstheimer
Chemung County, NY Biographies





Schornstheimer, Peter, born in Hesse Darmstadt, Germany, October 9, 1827, came to America in 1850, locating in Elmira. He married, August 30, 1855, Chistiana Stampp, of his native place. They have these children: Henry, Fred, Peter, Jr., Ella, Carrie, Kate, and Lena. Fred was born June 18, 1859, in Wells, Bradford Oounty, Pa., and entered his father's store at the age of fifteen. Peter. jr., was born in Elmira, April14, 1867, and received a commeicial education at that place. June 25, 1891, he married Blanch Graser. They opened a general grocery store in 1870, and soon afterward it was conducted under the firm name of Schornstheimer & Stmpp. The above named sons are members of the firm. Fred was elected alderman for two years in 1883 and is now notary public. He is a Republican. The family have resided in Elmira since 1850 with the exception of four years.

From:
Our County and its people
A History of the Valley and County of Chemung
BY: Ausburn Towner
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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