Biography of Jacob Sheer
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Sheer, the late Jacob, was born in Alsace, France (new Germany), May 30, 1826, and at the ago of eleven years came to the United States with his parents, where he was educated in the public schools. They finally came to the town of Lyons, and later to the town of Arcadia, July 25, 1850, he married Elizabeth Ehrhardt, and they had eight children, four sons and four daughters: George H., who died in infancy; Mary L., who married John Benning, of Lyons; Albert. D., who married Louisa Kaiser, of Fairville, and is a postal clerk; George E., a farmer at home for himself and his mother. He married Clara Austin, of this town; and Helen A., who married William H. Welcher, now of Lyons; Harold, Emma E., and Caroline D. are deceased. Mr. Sheer died February 7, 1889. The father of Mrs. Sheer was Dederich Erhardt, who was born in Alsace, and married Dorothy Brook, of his native place. They had six children, Lena, Dorothy, George, Philip, Elizabeth, and a daughter. This excellent family came to the United States in 1830.

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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