Joseph Anthony Scherer

7 April 1864–9 January 1949 (Age 84)
Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Joseph Anthony

Joseph Anthony Scherer was born on 7 April 1864, in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States as the son of To Be Determined Scherer. He had at least 5 sons and 1 daughter with Alice I. Carter. He lived in St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. He died on 9 January 1949, in Chester, Randolph, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Godfrey, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Anthony Scherer
Alice I. Carter
Joseph Carter Scherer
Karl H Scherer
Cecil A Scherer
Philip J Scherer
Alice M Scherer
William G Scherer

Spouse and Children



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    To Be Determined Scherer




    Alice I. Carter



    E Harry Carter


    Earl B Carter



+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 1

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 26

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a sheepshearer or someone who used scissors to trim the surface of finished cloth and remove excessive nap, from German Scherer, Yiddish sherer, agent derivatives of Middle High German scheren ‘to shear’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph A Scherer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph A Schere, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph A Scherer, "United States Census, 1920"

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