26. Johannes (John) Schoeneweis
Sr. was born on Jun 2 1875 in Kassel, Germany. Or 1876 He died on Sep
26 1939 in Dormont, PA. Or Schoeneweiss - John Schoeneweis. Spelling changed
when he came to America - sometimes spelled Shoneweis. He came to America in
1893, settled in Old Allegheny and worked in a slaughterhouse on Tripoli St.
After marriage, he bought a home at 167 Spring Garden Ave., Old 7th Ward of
the city of Allegheny. In 1914 he replaced this structure with a new building
and it was then known as 1244 Spring Garden Ave., 26th Ward, Pittsburgh, PA.
He conducted a meat market there until 1928, when, because of ill health, he
had to sell his business and home, and then moved to 1432 McFarland Rd., Dormont,
with his family. He was married to Martha Elizabeth Willome on Oct 28 1903 in
27. Martha Elizabeth
Willome was born on Jun 11 1882 in Pittsburgh, PA. She died on Feb 1
1968 in Pittsburgh, PA. Children were:
Elizabeth Schoeneweis died in 1904. She was born on Aug 11 1904.
Mildred Clara Schoeneweis was born on Nov 17 1905. She died on Feb 16 1981.
Edna Katherine Schoeneweis was born on May 29 1907. She died on Feb 17 2002.
EDNA S. DANIELS (SCHOENEWEIS)
On Monday, February 18, 2002, age 94, of the Presbyterian Senior Care Center
in Oakmont; beloved wife of the late Leo; loving sister of Robert Schoeneweis
and the late Mildred Rohm, Irene Jung, Marie Waldschmidt, John, Elmer, Walter
and Harold Schoeneweis; also survived by nieces and nephews. Family will receive
friends WEDNESDAY, 2-4 and 7-9pm, at the SCHELLHAAS FUNERAL HOME, INC. 388 Center
Avenue West View "A Pursuit of Excellence Award Firm" www.schellhaasfh.com,
where Service will be held on Thursday at 11am. If desired, memorials may be
made in Edna's name to the North Hills Youth Ministry, 802 McKnight Park Dr.,
Pgh, PA 15237.
A legal secretary.
John Schoeneweis Jr. was born on Nov 3 1908. He died on Feb 10 1964.
Irene Elizabeth Schoeneweis.
Harold John Schoeneweis was born on Jun 17 1912. He died on Mar 6 1981.
Elmer Frederick Schoeneweis was born on Mar 12 1914. He died on Mar 1 1985.
Walter Henry Schoeneweis was born on Nov 12 1918. He died on Oct 30 1968.
He was awarded the Damrosch Scholarship at the Institute of Musical Art of the
Juilliard School of Music, and was awarded a fellowship to the Juillirad Graduate
School. he was a concert pianist and had given duo piano concerts with Mario
Braggiotti and later with Helene. Shortly before his death he was Musical Director
of the Peanuts Musical comedy, "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" at
the Ivar Theater in Hollywood, CA.
Robert George Schoeneweis was born on Jan 11 1922.