Max Scheer
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Max Scheer (abt. 1876 - 1939)

Max Scheer
Born about in Krakau, Galicia, Austriamap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 28 Oct 1912 in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Jul 2016
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Max was born about 1876 in Kraków. He was the son of Jacob Scheer and Bayle Unknown.[1] He married Libbie Harris in 1912.[2]

Max died in 1939.[1]

Research Notes

World War I draft registration for Max Scheer: Birth: 10 Oct 1876; Birthplace: Austria; Residence: Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa; Occupation: Tailor; Nearest relative: Libbie Scheer (wife) [3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 March 2018), Max Scheer, 08 May 1939, Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States; citing certificate #5739261, State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines; FamilySearch digital folder 101821078. Birth: 23 Oct 1876; Age: 62y 6m 15d; Birthplace: Kracow, Poland; Death: 8 May 1939; Death place: Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa; Occupation: Ladies tailor; Last worked at this occupation: 1938; Total years spent in this occupation: 45; Marital status: Married; Father: Louis Scheer, b. Poland; Mother: Bella Tirschwell, b. Poland; Spouse: Libbie Harris; Informant: Chas Scheer, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Burial: 10 May 1939 at Glendale Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa
  2. "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934," database, FamilySearch ( : 5 September 2017), Max Scheer and Libbie Harris, 28 Oct 1912, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States; citing reference bk 15 p 238 cn 28442, county courthouses, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,749,716. Marriage record for Max Scheer and Libbie Harris: 28 Oct 1912 at Polk, Iowa. Groom's info: age: 36; birthplace: Austria; residence: Cedar Rapids, Iowa; occupation: Designer; father: Jacof Scheer; mother: Bayle Lirsfield. Bride's info: age: 25; birthplace/residence: Des Moines, Iowa; father: C.H. Harris; mother: Zlate Rosenberg
  3. Registration State: Iowa; Registration County: Linn; Roll: 1642985. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2005.
  • "United States Census, 1920", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 3 January 2021), Max Scheer, 1920. Age: 44; Birthplace: Poland (Russia); Immigration year: 1895; Occupation: Tailor, owns shop
  • "Iowa State Census, 1925," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 June 2020), Max Scheer, Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States; citing Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States, Iowa State Historical Department, Des Moines; FHL microfilm . Age: 49; Birthplace: Poland. Father: Louis Scheer, b. Poland. Mother: Bell Turschell, b. Poland. Parents' marriage place: Poland
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 9 January 2021), Max Scheer, Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 63, sheet 7B, line 97, family 213, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 665; FHL microfilm 2,340,400. Age: 54; Birthplace: Poland; Immigration year: 1900; Occupation: Ladies tailor, tailoring shop
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #91347861

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Scheer-201 and Scheer-157 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate - after we merge the fathers, we can merge Bella. Thanks!
posted by K. Bloom