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Constable Charles Smith Schonour (1879-1957)

This week, WeRelate looks at the Person Page of Charles Smith Schonour, born 16 December 1879 in Montello, Berks County, Pennsylvania, son of Joseph Ziemer Schonour (1857-1914) and Ellen S. Smith (1859-1929). As a young man, Charles worked as a bricklayer and lived with his parents before his first marriage in 1901 to Lizzie S. Ulrich (1882-1919). After his first wife died in 1919, Charles married second, Martha H. Weitzel (1894-1986). In 1928, Charles was elected Chief of Police of Spring Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania. This Person Page, is a good example of the type of Page that you can add to WeRelate for your ancestors. (learn more...)

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