Biography of George L. Seheifele
Madison County, NY Biographies





Seheifele, George L., was born in Verona, Oneida county, N. Y., February 1, 1865. son of John and Elizabeth (UM) Scheifele. His parents, who were both natives of Germany, came to this country in the early fifties and settled first in Oneida, thence removing to the town of Verona. Mr. Scheifele was educated in the Oneida public schools, and for a period of three years was employed as clerk in the grocery store of Douglass & Cowles. In the fall of 1887 he began the grocery business for himself, forming a partnership with Adam Neir under the firm name of Neir & Scheifele which continued about eighteen months. Mr. Scheifele then sold his interest and associated in a similar business with F. B. Petrie, (Scheifele & Petrie). Mr. Petrie retired from this firm in 1894, and since that time Mr. Scheifele has continued the business alone. He has been at his present location eleven years. Mr. Scheifele has served two years as village trustee, 1896-97; he is a member of the K. O. T. M. and of Eumenia Lodge of Odd Fellows. He married, October 14, 1892, Mary E. Wilbur, daughter of Samuel Wilbur of Fenner. Of this union are two children: Mildred and Harry.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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