Biography of George Schaich
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Schaich, George, was born in Wurtemberg, Germany, November 16, 1859, where he was educated, and learned the business of nurseryman and gardener, at what we would call the experiment station, at Hoheinheim, Germany, from which he received a certificate of efficiency, one of the highest in the class. He came to the United States September 13, 1883, locating in Rochester, where be served Elwanger & Barry eight years. January 1, 1891, he came to the State Custodial Asylum, where he occupies the position of gardener and florist. Since he came here he has made much improvement, especially in landscape gardening. May 21, 1885, he married Jennie E. Hess, a native of Germany, and they have had two children: Emily, who died aged eight months, and George W., born May 4, 1888. William, father of our subject, was born at the old home in Germany in 1832 and married Catrina Haussler of his native place. Their children were: George, Barbara, Catrina, Mary, and two died young. Conrad Hess, father of Mrs. Schaich, was born in Wurtemberg, Germany, 1824, and married Rose Hoss, of the same place. They had seven children: Mary, Jenny, Goetlib, Charles, Caroline, and two who died young. Both parents are dead.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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