peter & rose schneider wedding portrait, 1899

Peter4 Schneider (Joseph3, Anton2, Nickolaus1) was born 5/17/1873, died 9/6/1947 in Wilmette, IL.

Peter married Rose Doetsch (b. 4/4/1879, d. 3/9/1971) on 11/28/1899. They are buried in Memorial Park Cemetery. See this link for their funeral cards. See this link for their obituaries. 1

Peter was proprietor of Skokie Valley Farm on 3100 Glenview Road at the corner of Hibbard Road. See this link for an advertisement from 1939. Rose' artistic creations with vegetables from the farm made a noteworthy article in a local newspaper, see this link.

Peter Schneider and Rose had 6 children:

child i. Rose5 Schneider, (b. 1/15/1901, d. 12/13/1964). Rose married Joseph Evert Sr. (b. 6/4/1895, d. 7/27/1969), Buried: Techny.

child ii. Anna C.5 Schneider, (b. 9/28/1902, d. 5/3/1980). Anna married Matthew Hoffman (b. 1/4/1898, d. 7/30/1931), and Edward F. Schuett (b.10/20/1911). Anna is buried: Memorial Park; Matthew is buried: Techny.

Anna and Matthew Hoffman had 3 children, Bernice, Thomas, and Lucille. Thomas married Gloria Glass and had 5 children, among whom is Matthew Thomas Hoffman who recently (6/14/2011) contacted me with information on his extended family tree online at .

child iii. Walter F.5 Schneider, (b. 10/13/1903, d. 3/3/1960). Walter married Lillian H. Schaefges, (b. 10/17/1902, d. 4/9/1989). Buried: All Saints).

child iv. Antonia M.5 Schneider, (b. 11/19/1905, d. 4/16/1981, buried: Elmwood Cemetery, Warren, IL). Antonia married four times: William McMichael (b. 9/2/1897, d. 5/8/1977, cremated Hillview Mausoleum, Santa Rosa Memorial Park, CA); Vider Wikstrom, (b. 2/27/1894, d. 6/16/1959, cremated, returned to Sweden); Frank E. Gabel, (b. 9/5/1898, d. 11/4/1972, buried Elmwood Cemetery, Warren, IL); John Jachim, (b. 2/26/1909, d. 4/26/1989, buried: St. Ann's Cemetery, Warren, IL).

child v. Peter J.5 Schneider, (b. 6/19/1908, d. 3/6/1984). Peter married Cleo Patricia Schoop, (b. 1/27/1917). They had three sons, Robert (d. Aug 1990) 2, Stephen, and Harvey. Buried: St. John, McHenry, IL. See Peter's funeral card and obituary at this link. Peter is grandfather to Richard L. Schneider on whose notes and research this site is founded.

child vi. Leonard M.5 Schneider, (b. 4/7/1911, d. 12/17/1973). Leonard married Elsie E. Miller (b. 3/26/1912, d. 11/27/2000). Buried: Memorial Park.


1 Thanks to Richard Schneider, Buffalo Grove, IL, for this updated information.

2 Thanks to Kristie Schneider-Zilis for this information, June 12, 2009. She is Robert's daughter.

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