Family:John Schoennauer and Amalia Schlichting (1)

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Marriage[3][4] 7 February 1869 Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Divorce[2] February 1887 Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
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  1.   Joseph Schennauer, in FamilySearch Record Search: United States Census, 1860, 1860, Secondary quality.

    Name: Joseph Schennauer
    Residence: Berks, Pennsylvania
    Minor civil division: Cumru Township
    Age: 59 years
    Estimated birth year: 1801
    Birthplace: Pennsylvania
    Gender: Male
    Page: 79
    Family number: 512
    Film number: 805075
    Digital GS number: 4288508
    Image number: 00198
    NARA publication number: M653
    Collection: United States Census, 1860

  2. John Schoennauer, Dissolution of Marriage, in Rootsweb: John Shonour's Pension Application Documents, Form 11, Feb 1887, Primary quality.

    State of Illinois, Cook County, ss.
    February Term, A.D. 1887
    Amalia W. Schoennauer vs. John Schoennauer, Bill Gen No 59504

    This day came again the said complainant by B M Munn Esq., her Solicitor, and it appearing to the Court that said defendant has had due notice of the pendency of this suit by personal sence of process according to the Statute in such case made and provided, that the default of said Defendant was taken and the Complainant's Bill of Complaint herein taken as confessed by said Defendant.

    And the Court having heard the testimony taken in open Court, in support of said Bill of Complaint (a certificate of which evidence is filed herein), and now being full advised in the premises, doth find that the Complainant is an actula resident of Cook County, and has been a resident of the State of Illinois for over one whole year prior to the filing of the bill in this cause, and that the defendant has been guilty of extreme and repeated cruelty without her fault as charged in the Complainant's Bill of Complaint.

    On motion of said solicitor for the Complainant, it is ordered, adjudged and decreed, and this Court, by virtue of the power and authority therein vested, and the statute in such case made and provided, doth order, adjudge and decree, that the bonds of matrimony heretofore existing between the Complainant Amalia W. Schoennauer and the Defendant John Schoennauer be and the same are hereby dissolved, and the same are dissolved accordingly.

    And it is further ordered that complainant have the care and custody of minor children William and Arthur Schoennauer until further Order of Court. And that defendant pay the necessary expenses of the care support and education of said children during their minority, and pay the costs of this proceding.

  3. Johann Schoenauer and Miss Amalie Wilhelmine Schlichting, Marriage Record Extract, in Rootsweb: John Shonour's Pension Application Documents, Form 19, 1890, Primary quality.


    This is to certify that the Marriage Record of St.Paul's Church shows (1869--pg 76--#1061) that on the seventh (7) day of February 1869 Johann Schoenauer, of Philadelphia, Pa. and Miss Amalie Wilhelmine Schlichting of West Prussia, Germany were by Rev Joseph Hartmann, then Pastor, UNITED IN MARRIAGE. (Signed) R. A. John, Pastor St Pauls Church, La Salle Ave. & Ohio Sts., Chicago, Ills. [Dated] Chicago, Ills. Nov 28/90.

    I hereby certify that the above is a true copy of a certificate filed as evidence in the claim of minors of John Schoenauer, late Private, Co. B, 88th Pa. Vol. Inf., Certificate No. 306,007. [Signed by] J.O'C. Nolert, Ass't Chief of Law Division.

  4. Small wedding ceremony took place at St. Paul's Church. Church was destroyed in the Chicago Fire. Some of it's records survived and are located in the basement of the new building, with some of the books still showing fire and smoke damage on the bindings and paper edges.