Descendants of Joseph August Schuessler

First Generation



1. Joseph August Schuessler [602306979] was born in Dec 1830 in Bavaria, Germany.

Noted events in his life were:

• Arrival: 1883.

• Residence: 1900, Manhattan, New York, New York.

Joseph married Barbara Schlop [602307883] [MRIN: 382] in 1857. Barbara was born in Oct 1835 in Bavaria and died after 1920 in New York City, New York, USA.

Noted events in her life were:

• Arrival: 1883.

• Residence: 1900, Manhattan, New York, New York.

• Arrival: 1883.

• Residence: 1900, Manhattan, New York, New York.

Children from this marriage were:

   2 M    i. Conrad Schuessler [607746381] was born in Dec 1870 in Germany and died in New York (Manhattan), New York City-Greater, New York, United States.

Noted events in his life were:

• Arrival: 1883.

• Residence: 1900, Manhattan, New York, New York.

+ 3 M    ii. John Erwin Schuessler [579140910] was born in Mar 1871 in Germany and died in New York City, , New York, USA.

   4 F    iii. Frances Schuessler [607729403] was born in May 1877 in Bavaria, Germany and died in New York (Manhattan), New York City-Greater, New York, United States.

Noted events in her life were:

• Arrival: 1883.

• Residence: 1900, Manhattan, New York, New York.

Second Generation (Children)


3. John Erwin Schuessler [579140910] (Joseph August1) was born in Mar 1871 in Germany and died in New York City, , New York, USA.

Noted events in his life were:

• Residence: 1900, New York City, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1930, Franklin, Somerset, New Jersey.

• Arrival: 1886.

• Arrival: 1880.

• Residence: 1910, Bronx Assembly District 32, New York, New York.

• Arrival: 1879.

• Residence: 1920, Bronx Assembly District 6, Bronx, New York.

John married Christina Schmidt [573063278] [MRIN: 124] on 19 Oct 1889 in Bronx, New York, USA. Christina was born in Dec 1871 in Eberogons, Prussia, and died after 1930 in New Jersey, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States.

Noted events in her life were:

• Residence: 1880, Kings (Brooklyn), New York City-Greater, New York, United States.

• Residence: 1930, Franklin, Somerset, New Jersey.

• Arrival: 1886.

• Residence: 1900, New York City, New York, New York.

• Arrival: 1886.

• Residence: 1900, New York City, New York, New York.

• Arrival: 1883.

• Residence: 1910, Bronx Assembly District 32, New York, New York.

• Arrival: 1879.

• Residence: 1920, Bronx Assembly District 6, Bronx, New York.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 5 M    i. Frank John Schuessler

+ 6 F    ii. Anna Christina Schuessler [579137263] was born on 14 May 1893 in New York and died on 25 Oct 1988 in Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States at age 95.

+ 7 M    iii. Henry John Schuessler [961277364] was born on 3 Nov 1894 in , New York, New York, USA, died on 9 Jun 1957 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA at age 62, and was buried on 12 Jun 1957 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

   8 F    iv. Mae Schuessler [573063275] was born on 8 Dec 1897 in New York, United States and died on 18 Oct 1975 in Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States at age 77. Another name for Mae was Mary C Mae Schuessler.

Noted events in her life were:

• Residence: 1930, Franklin, Somerset, New Jersey.

• Residence: 1900, New York City, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1900, New York City, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1910, Bronx Assembly District 32, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1920, Bronx Assembly District 6, Bronx, New York.

Mae married William Lifgren [572926074] [MRIN: 128]. William was born on 17 Jul 1892 in New York City, New York, New York, USA and died on 23 Jun 1970 in St Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, United States at age 77.

Noted events in his life were:

• Residence: 1930, Franklin, Somerset, New Jersey.

• Residence: : Somerset, New Jersey.

• Residence: : Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York.

• Residence: 1920, Mount Vernon Ward 3, Westchester, New York.

• Residence: 1900, New York City, New York, New York.

   9 F    v. Hellen Schuessler

   10 M    vi. George Schuessler

   11 M    vii. Irving Schuessler

Third Generation (Grandchildren)


5. Frank John Schuessler (John Erwin2, Joseph August1)

Frank married May C Schuessler [438223673] [MRIN: 125].

Children from this marriage were:

   12 F    i. Dorothy M Schuessler

   13 M    ii. George Q Schuessler

   14 F    iii. Elenore A Schuessler

6. Anna Christina Schuessler [579137263] (John Erwin2, Joseph August1) was born on 14 May 1893 in New York and died on 25 Oct 1988 in Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States at age 95. Another name for Anna was Annie Schuessler.

Noted events in her life were:

• Residence: 1930, Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut.

• Residence: 1930, Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut.

• Residence: : Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut.

• Arrival: 16 Jun 1952, New York, New York.

• Departure: : New York, New York.

• Residence: 1900, New York City, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1910, Bronx Assembly District 32, New York, New York.

Anna married Charles Meeker Ambler [579135830] [MRIN: 127] on 11 Apr 1918 in 1722 Adams Street, Bronx, New York. Charles was born on 30 Apr 1875 in Wilton, Connecticut, USA and died in Connecticut.

Noted events in his life were:

• Residence: 1930, Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut.

• Residence: 1910, Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut.

• Residence: 1900, Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut.

• Residence: 1880, Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

• Residence: : Fairfield, Connecticut.

• Residence: 1930, Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut.

The child from this marriage was:

   15 F    i. Elizabeth Raymond Ambler [572983087] was born on 22 Jun 1919 in Connecticut and died on 18 Jun 1998 in Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut at age 78.

Noted events in her life were:

• Residence: 1946, Westport; Saugatuck; Greens Farms; Weston; Wilton, Connecticut.

• Residence: 1993, Wilton, CT.

• Residence: 1930, Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut.

• Residence: : Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut.

Elizabeth married Reed Franklin Shields [1679501782] [MRIN: 685].

Noted events in his life were:

• Residence: 1930, Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut.

7. Henry John Schuessler [961277364] (John Erwin2, Joseph August1) was born on 3 Nov 1894 in , New York, New York, USA, died on 9 Jun 1957 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA at age 62, and was buried on 12 Jun 1957 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

Noted events in his life were:

• Baptism: Baptismal Certificate issues St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church, Harlem, NYC, 13 Jan 1895, New York City, New York, New York, USA. Baptism Cert - Henry J. Schuessler
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=41e6c085-512b-4e15-a8e1-9b79dced7908&tid=1130841&pid=-961277364

• Residence: : Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut. 368 Highland Ave
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=2e91c58f-c82f-4491-889b-9a52e9ac70fe&tid=1130841&pid=-961277364

• Residence: 1930, Bronx, Bronx, New York.

• Residence: 1900, New York City, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1900, New York City, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1910, Bronx Assembly District 32, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1920, Bronx Assembly District 6, Bronx, New York.

• Residence: : Bronx, New York.

• Residence: 1930, Bronx, Bronx, New York.

• Residence: : Not Stated, Fairfield, Connecticut.

Henry married Elsie Marie Kleist [549742659] [MRIN: 64] on 7 Nov 1921 in New York City, , New York, USA. Elsie was born on 28 Jul 1895 in Manhattan, New York, New York, USA, died on 27 Feb 1955 in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA at age 59, and was buried on 2 Mar 1955 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

Marriage Notes: Marriage Certificate - Henry and Elsie Schuessler
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=3f394986-4888-4c77-b7b9-c71740c71e22&tid=1130841&pid=-961277364

Noted events in her life were:

• Residence: : Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut.

• Residence: from Obit - 'Norwalk Hour' and 'Bridgeport Post', Abt 1952, 368 Highland Avenue, Norwalk, Fairfield County, CT. 368 Highland Ave
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=2e91c58f-c82f-4491-889b-9a52e9ac70fe&tid=1130841&pid=-549742659

• Residence: 1910, Bronx Assembly District 35, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1900, New York City, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1930, Bronx, Bronx, New York.

• Residence: 1920, Bronx Assembly District 4, Bronx, New York.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 16 M    i. Henry Gustave Schuessler [961273887] was born on 7 Sep 1922 in , New York, New York, USA and died on 2 May 2006 in Lincolnville, Waldo, Maine, USA at age 83.

   17 M    ii. William John Schuessler [961273729] was born on 7 Sep 1922 in , New York, New York, USA and died on 6 Aug 1987 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA at age 64.

Noted events in his life were:

• Baptism: Certificate of Baptism, 22 Oct 1922, St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, New York. Cert. of Baptism; WJSchuessler
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=8d9099f8-bfc8-45f7-800f-9ca119c302b4&tid=1130841&pid=-961273729

• Confirmation: Confirmation Cert. - St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, NYC, 4 Apr 1937, New York City, New York, New York, USA. Confirmation Cert - William J. Schuessler
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=6ccd63ab-b75f-421a-892f-49131d3d4731&tid=1130841&pid=-961273729

• Residence: 1930, Bronx, Bronx, New York.

• Residence: 1930, Bronx, Bronx, New York.

+ 18 F    iii. Joyce Anna Schuessler [961813299] was born on 3 Nov 1931 in , New York, New York, USA and died on 12 Mar 1987 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA at age 55.

Fourth Generation (Great-Grandchildren)


16. Henry Gustave Schuessler [961273887] (Henry John3, John Erwin2, Joseph August1) was born on 7 Sep 1922 in , New York, New York, USA and died on 2 May 2006 in Lincolnville, Waldo, Maine, USA at age 83.

Noted events in his life were:

• Residence: 1935-1993, Lincolnville, ME.

• Baptism: Certificate of Baptism, 22 Oct 1922, St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, New York. Certificate of Baptism; Henry Gustav Schuessler
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=7585390a-43d8-4b43-8350-3002a84ad6a4&tid=1130841&pid=-961273887

• Confirmation: Certificate of Confirmation - St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 4 Apr 1937, New York City, New York, New York, USA. Confirmation Cert - Henry G. Schuessler
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=3ff2a1da-e67b-4c9b-a234-5f6793cb8842&tid=1130841&pid=-961273887

• Residence: 1930, Bronx, Bronx, New York.

• Residence: 1930, Bronx, Bronx, New York.

Henry married Pauline Blanchette [961273349] [MRIN: 65].

Children from this marriage were:

   19 M    i. William Schuessler

   20 F    ii. Paula Schuessler

   21 F    iii. Lee Ann Schuessler [961272489] was born on 23 Mar 1963 in , , Massachusetts, USA and died in , , Massachusetts, USA.

Noted events in her life were:

• Residence: : Outagamie.

   22 F    iv. Karen Louise Schuessler

   23 F    v. Suzanne Schuessler [226152011] was born on 25 Jan 1953 in Massachusettes, was christened on 8 Feb 1953, and died in Massachusettes, USA.

18. Joyce Anna Schuessler [961813299] (Henry John3, John Erwin2, Joseph August1) was born on 3 Nov 1931 in , New York, New York, USA and died on 12 Mar 1987 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA at age 55.

Noted events in her life were:

• Residence: : Norwalk, Connecticut.

• Residence: SSN application, 6 Oct 1948, 732 Melrose Place, Bronx, New York.

Joyce married Leslie Demille Lawrence [961813530] [MRIN: 13] on 27 Feb 1955 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. Leslie was born on 17 Jul 1928 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA, was christened on 30 May 1929, died on 29 Apr 2010 in Frenchville, Maine, USA at age 81, and was buried on 5 May 2010 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. The cause of his death was 9 Gagnon Avenue.

Marriage Notes: Wedding Photo - Leslie and Joyce Lawrence
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=bee816c4-9def-41ec-b17d-5d02c816059b&tid=1130841&pid=-961813530

Noted events in his life were:

• Military: Honorable Discharge, 7 Mar 1952. Naval Discharge Paper; LDLawrence
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=4981acd4-4949-40dc-9b18-ed853139e36f&tid=1130841&pid=-961813530

• Military: Reported for Duty U.S.S. Waldron (DD-699), 20 Nov 1950, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States. USS Waldron
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=c3bd6980-4ea6-4271-a308-8cf71a745bf6&tid=1130841&pid=-961813530

• Military: Reported for Active Duty; US Naval Rec. Station, B'klyn, NY; Assigned primary NJC ET-1509-88, Electronics Technician, Basic, 7 Nov 1950, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States.

• Residence: RFD Silvermine Avenue, 13 Mar 1947, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

• Military: USN Reserve Enlistment; Batt.3-28, Noroton Heights, Conn, 13 Mar 1947, Noroton, Connecticut, United States.

• Residence: : Norwalk.

• Residence: 1996, Norwalk, CT.

• Residence: : Cape May Court House, NJ.

• Residence: : Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.

• Residence: 1930, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 24 M    i. Steven Demille Lawrence

   25 M    ii. Craig Martin Lawrence

Craig married Patricia [432685161] [MRIN: 15].

+ 26 F    iii. Eileen Lesley Lawrence

Fifth Generation (Great Great-Grandchildren)


24. Steven Demille Lawrence (Joyce Anna Schuessler4, Henry John3, John Erwin2, Joseph August1)

Steven married Betty Lou Shemwell [907844647] [MRIN: 14].

Children from this marriage were:

   27 M    i. Matthew Steven Demille Lawrence [907843564] was born on 10 Aug 1984 in Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA and died on 18 Nov 2005 in Cape May, Cape May, New Jersey, United States Of America at age 21.

   28 F    ii. Alayna Marene Lawrence

   29 F    iii. Kaitlyn Elizabeth Lawrence

26. Eileen Lesley Lawrence (Joyce Anna Schuessler4, Henry John3, John Erwin2, Joseph August1)

Eileen married Brian Paul Muller [1990992477] [MRIN: 1].

Children from this marriage were:

   30 M    i. Andrew Christian Muller

Andrew married Tasha Marie Shouse [962297177] [MRIN: 3].

   31 F    ii. Lauren Alysse Muller

   32 F    iii. Kristen Brianne Muller