Schreiber, Nikolaus

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Nikolaus Schreiber, born in 1803, his wife, Katharina Schreiber, nee: Katharina Metzler, born in. 1812, and their 3 surviving children, Johann, born in 1856, Frederick, and Anna Mary Letto nee: Anna Mary Schreiber, emigrated from Mainz, Germany in 1848, and purchased 40 acres of land near Devon Avenue and Green Bay Trail (now Clark Street).

Nikolaus died suddenly on 10/23/1852, just a few months before the birth of his twin sons, Dominick and Michael on 6/18/1853. Raised by their mother and older brother at (now) 6450 Ridge Boulevard, the twins were educated at St. Henry's parish school and eventually took over operation of the family farm.

See Also: Nicholas Schreiber (Alternate Spelling)