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Pius Shamberger (1833 - abt. 1904)

Pius Shamberger aka Schamberger
Born in Mühlhausen, Baden, Deutscher Bundmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
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Died about at about age 71 in Baltimore, Baltimore City, Marylandmap
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Pius Shamberger was the grandfather of legendary Major League Baseball Player Babe Ruth. Schamberger was a German immigrant and upholsterer. According to 714 Club, he rented a house located only a block from where Oriole Park at Camden Yards now stands.

Pius Schamberger is buried at Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery in Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA, Plot: Section G-2, Lot 126.[1]


  1. Find A Grave website
  • "Deutschland, Baden, Erzbistum Freiburg, katholische Kirchenbücher, 1678-1930," database, FamilySearch ( : 14 May 2018), Pius Schamberger, ; citing Baptism, Mühlhausen, Wiesloch, Baden, Deutschland, 10, Erzbischöfliches Archiv Freiburg (Archbishop's Archives), Germany.
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 10 March 2016), P Shamberger, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States; citing enumeration district ED 153, sheet 200B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0503; FHL microfilm 1,254,503.

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