Fourth Generation


41. Catharina Margaretha SEEMANN was born between 1829 and 1831 in Brodersby, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. She died after 1881 in Dallas co., Iowa.

Catharina Margaretha SEEMANN and John SCHNOOR were married after 1850 in Iowa. John Schnoor was born in the Northern part of Germany in the State of Holstein in 1833. He came up the Mississippi River from New Orleans in 1852. He married Catharina Seeman in Davenport Iowa. They had three known children all born in Miles, Iowa. Henry, Catherine Schnoor Schlenker, and Dora Schnoor (she died young).

In 1869 they left Miles, Iowa and settled in Dallas County on the old Schnoor farm just SE of Perry, Iowa.

In 1882 Henry Schnoor married Mary Louisa Schlenker II. His mother died on Feb. 25, 1881 and she is buried at Perry in the Violet Hill Cemetery. After the death of John Schnoor's wife, he married a lady that had two children by her first marriage and lived in the east part of Des Moines.

John Schnoor died on Dec 26, 1899 and he is buried beside his first wife Catherine in Violet Hill Cemetery.

Henry and Mary Louisa had four children:
John Theobold Schnoor, Fred William Schnoor, Nellie Hazel Schnoor Haupert, and Carl Schnoor (he died of pneumonia while in college in Ames, Iowa on Nov. 16, 1913.

Dean Schnoor is the son of Fred William Schnoor and his wife, Jessie Mae Hall Schnoor. John SCHNOOR was born about 1830 in Dallas co., Iowa. He died after 1855.