Josef Schaeffer: 1897 – 1929, Maria Haberkorn: 1900 – 1989

SchaefferJosef1928 001This is a photograph, courtesy of Peter Schaeffer, of Josef Schaeffer, born 5 June 1897 in Josestal (parents Josef Schaeffer & Margareta Rohwein) , his wife, Maria Haberkorn, born 1900 in Josefstal (parents Kristof Haberkorn & Anna Margareta – ) and their child. The photograph was probably taken in Josefstal in 1927 or 1928, as Josef died of blood poisoning in 1929.


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  1. Elaine Henry says:

    My parents were from Josefstal, Russia. came to this country in the early 1900s. Dads name was Henry Schabb (some spell it Schaab) They finally ended up in Aurora, Illinois. I am the youngest daughter.

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