8. Dorothea3 Schneider (Anton2, Nickolaus1) was born in Kehrig, Prussia 9/5/1837. Dorothea died 1/18/1921 at 83 years of age. Dorothea passed away from a cerebral hemmorage. Her daughters Catherine and Mary K. occupied the house she had built at 2008 Schiller Street. It still stands today.
Paul and Dorothea are buried along with all seven of their children in the Huerter plot at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Here is a picture of the grave marker.
She married Paul Huerter in Gross Point, IL, 1/12/1858. They were granted a dispensation from the Church since they were second cousins. They were married at St. Joseph Church. He was the son of Peter Joseph Huerter and Maria Elizabeth Ackerman.
Paul died 2/2/1886. Paul's occupation: Saloon Keeper in Gross Point, IL, 1870. The 1870 federal census lists them as Paul and Dorothea "Hester," living in Wilmette, with four children (Anton, Joseph, Peter, and Catherine), and mentions his occupation of saloon keeper. The saloon was located in Gross point on the west side of Ridge Road, about half way between Lake Avenue and Schiller Street. Later, it was operated by their son Jacob G., until his death in 1909.
Dorothea Schneider and Paul Huerter had the following children:
44 i. Anton4 Huerter was born 1859. Anton is listed as a clerk for the village of Gross Point in the History of Cook County (page 467), published by A.T. Andreas in 1884.
45 ii. Joseph Huerter was born 1861.
+ 46 iii. Peter J. Huerter was born 1863.
47 iv. Catherine Huerter was born 1865.
48 v. Mary Huerter was born 1876.
49 vi. Jacob G. Huerter was born 1878.
50 vii. John Huerter was born 1880.
The grave marker of Paul, Anton, Joseph and Peter can be seen here.
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