Peter Charles  SCHELL, Sr.

Peter Charles SCHELL, Sr.

Male 1825 - 1900  (74 years)

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  • Name Peter Charles SCHELL  [1
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 27 Feb 1825  Jöhlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    SCHELL, Peter Charles aka Franz Peter
Birth and Christening Record
    SCHELL, Peter Charles aka Franz Peter Birth and Christening Record
    Batch: C949722 Date: 1814-1851 Source No: 1052128
    Also Known As 27 Feb 1825  St Martin's Catholic Church, Jöhlingen, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Franz Peter Schell 
    • The only birth record for any Schell male in the St Martin's Catholic Church, J for the correct time is Franz Peter Schell. Based on other evidence for both Peter and his mother Margaretha Schell (arrival record, census records, will of George Joseph Stien and others) we are fairly certain that Peter Charles Schell was born Franz Peter Schell.
    Christened 28 Feb 1825  St Martin's Catholic Church, Jöhlingen, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    SCHELL, Peter Charles, Sr.
aka Franz Peter Schell
Baptismal Record
    SCHELL, Peter Charles, Sr. aka Franz Peter Schell Baptismal Record
    Birth Book
    St Martin's Catholic Church
    Jöhlingen, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 29 May 1839  New York, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    SCHELL
New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
    SCHELL New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
    Departure: La Havre, France
    Ship: Eric
    Arrival Date 29 May 1839
    Port of Entry: New York, New York

    Michael Schell, 30, Male, America (from)
    Carl Schell, 30, Male, Baden
    Margaretta Schell, 36, Female, Baden
    Peter Schell, 14, Male, Baden
    IMMIGRANT - Germans that came to America
    IMMIGRANT - Germans that came to America
    City Directory Listing 1847  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1847 Boston City Directory 
    SCHELL
Adam's Boston Directory 1847-48
    SCHELL Adam's Boston Directory 1847-48
    Boston: Published by James French
    Charles Stimpson, 1847
    City Directory Listing 1848  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1848 City Directory Listing 
    SCHELL
Adam's Boston Directory 1848-49
    SCHELL Adam's Boston Directory 1848-49
    Boston: Published by James French Charles Stimpson, 1848
    Naturalized 14 Nov 1848  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Naturalization Papers 
    SCHELL, Peter Naturalization Paper - 14 Nov 1848
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    SCHELL, Peter Naturalization Paper - 14 Nov 1848 Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Passage 23 May 1857  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Passport Application to Baden, Germany 
    SCHELL, Peter Charles and family
Passport Application (Front)
    SCHELL, Peter Charles and family Passport Application (Front)
    SCHELL, Peter Charles and family
Passport Application (Back)
    SCHELL, Peter Charles and family Passport Application (Back)
    SCHELL, Peter - Passage Announcement - 04 Nov 1857
Boston Evening Transcript (Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA) - Page 3
    SCHELL, Peter - Passage Announcement - 04 Nov 1857 Boston Evening Transcript (Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA) - Page 3
    1870 US Federal Census 16 Jul 1870  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Ward 10 
    SCHELL, Peter Charles and Family - 1870 United States Census 
Ward 10, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts (Page 241 of 332)
    SCHELL, Peter Charles and Family - 1870 United States Census Ward 10, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts (Page 241 of 332)
    Peter Shell, 66
    Catherine Shell, 40
    Josephine Shell, 21
    Mary Shell, 19
    Henry Shell, 17
    Peter Shell, 7
    Photograph Abt 1880  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Schell Bakery circa 1880
     
    SCHELL Bakery - Circa 1880
    SCHELL Bakery - Circa 1880
    1880 US Federal Census 08 Jun 1880  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    District 718 
    SCHELL, Peter Charles - 1880 US Federal Census
District 718, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts (Page 28 of 59)
    SCHELL, Peter Charles - 1880 US Federal Census District 718, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts (Page 28 of 59)
    Peter Schell 54*
    Catherine Schell 58*
    Mary Schell 29*
    Peter Schell 17*
    *As listed in Ancestry.com Database
    Newspaper Article 19 Oct 1888  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    "Some Hot Rolls"
    The Boston Globe, P.8  
    SCHELL, Peter Charles - Some Hot Rolls - 19 Oct 1888, P.8
The Boston Globe, Boston, Massachusetts
    SCHELL, Peter Charles - Some Hot Rolls - 19 Oct 1888, P.8 The Boston Globe, Boston, Massachusetts
    Photograph Circa 1890  [7
    Photograph from Norman Schuler 
    SCHELL, Peter Charles - Photograph
    SCHELL, Peter Charles - Photograph
    City Directory Listing 01 Jul 1899  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    1899 Boston City Directory  
    SCHELL Bakery
1899 Boston City Directory
Page 1759
    SCHELL Bakery 1899 Boston City Directory Page 1759
    Page containing business directory listing for Peter Schell's Bakery
    SCHELL Family Listing - 1899 Boston City Directory - Page 1405
    SCHELL Family Listing - 1899 Boston City Directory - Page 1405
    SCHELL
1899 Boston City Directory
Page 1406
    SCHELL 1899 Boston City Directory Page 1406
    Will 04 Dec 1899  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 3 Jan 1900  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    SCHELL, Peter Charles, Sr.
Massachusetts Death Index, 1841-1915
Vol 507 Page 6
    SCHELL, Peter Charles, Sr. Massachusetts Death Index, 1841-1915 Vol 507 Page 6
    Find-A-Grave Memorial # 7 Jan 1900  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    169943506

    http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=169943506 
    Obituary 07 Jan 1900  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    The Boston Globe 
    SCHELL, Peter Charles
The Boston Globe, 7 Jan 1900, Page 7
Obituary
    SCHELL, Peter Charles The Boston Globe, 7 Jan 1900, Page 7 Obituary
    Buried 7 Jan 1900  Mount Calvary Cemetery, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 13
    • Note: Photo album with cemetery images see below.
    SCHELL, Peter - Burial Notice - 8 Jan 1900
Boston Herald (Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA) - Page 6
    SCHELL, Peter - Burial Notice - 8 Jan 1900 Boston Herald (Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA) - Page 6
    SCHELL, Peter Charles and Family Plot
Mount Calvary Cemetery, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
    SCHELL, Peter Charles and Family Plot Mount Calvary Cemetery, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
    Plot: Sec: Chesnut Hill Path: Rose Plot: 2
    SCHELL, Peter & Family Cemetery Plot Card (front)
Mount Calvary Cemetery, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts USA
    SCHELL, Peter & Family Cemetery Plot Card (front) Mount Calvary Cemetery, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts USA
    Plot: Plot: Sec: Chesnut Hill Path: Rose Plot: 2
    SCHELL, Peter & Family Cemetery Plot Card (Back)
Mount Calvary Cemetery, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts USA
    SCHELL, Peter & Family Cemetery Plot Card (Back) Mount Calvary Cemetery, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts USA
    Plot: Plot: Plot: Sec: Chesnut Hill Path: Rose Plot: 2
    SCHELL, Peter Charles - Gravesite Selfie Mount Calvary Cemetery, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
    Trip to Schell Gravesite

    Michael Scvhuler
    Harlon Schuler
    David Schuler (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Person ID I01298  Schuler
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2016 

    Mother Margaretha SCHELL,   b. 24 Jun 1802, Jöhlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1882, Macon, Bibb, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Katherine BREHN,   b. Abt 08 Nov 1821, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1900, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1846  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Holy Trinity Catholic Church
      Priest: Rev. Alex. Martin, S.J.
      Witnesses: Valentin Rheinhart
      Catherine Hinkend
    SCHELL, Peter and Katharine (Brehm)
Marriage Certificate
    SCHELL, Peter and Katharine (Brehm) Marriage Certificate
    Marriage Records (Copy)
    Archdiocese of Boston Archives
    Children 
    +1. Josephine SCHELL,   b. 17 Dec 1848, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1934, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +2. Mary Fitzgerald SCHELL,   b. 08 Jul 1850, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1932  (Age 81 years)
     3. Catherine E. SCHELL,   b. 24 Jul 1853, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Magdalena SCHELL,   b. 10 Mar 1856, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1856, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +5. Peter Charles SCHELL, Jr,   b. Abt Feb 1863, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1901, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F00560  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Feb 1825 - Jöhlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlso Known As - Franz Peter Schell - 27 Feb 1825 - St Martin's Catholic Church, Jöhlingen, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 28 Feb 1825 - St Martin's Catholic Church, Jöhlingen, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 29 May 1839 - New York, New York, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Nov 1846 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCity Directory Listing - 1847 Boston City Directory - 1847 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCity Directory Listing - 1848 City Directory Listing - 1848 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalized - Naturalization Papers - 14 Nov 1848 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPassage - Passport Application to Baden, Germany - 23 May 1857 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1870 US Federal Census - Ward 10 - 16 Jul 1870 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhotograph - Schell Bakery circa 1880 - Abt 1880 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 US Federal Census - District 718 - 08 Jun 1880 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Article - "Some Hot Rolls" The Boston Globe, P.8 - 19 Oct 1888 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCity Directory Listing - 1899 Boston City Directory - 01 Jul 1899 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 04 Dec 1899 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Jan 1900 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFind-A-Grave Memorial # - 169943506 http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=169943506 - 7 Jan 1900 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - The Boston Globe - 07 Jan 1900 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Jan 1900 - Mount Calvary Cemetery, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • ---- Important Note ----

      I have decided to Merge the persons of Franz Peter Schell and Peter Charles Schell as at this point this is my best guess to where Peter Charles Schell fits into the picture. Much more work is required to make this connection complete but not connecting them would risk losing the connection in the future and by connecting them I am hoping it will help connect the family - MAS 3-13-08

      Records under Peter Charles Schell

      No birth record for Peter Charles Schell has been found. We have all reason to believe that he was born in Joehlingen, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany and based on his (Naturalized Nov. 14, 1848 (Cert# 1-264 USCC Boston) see Media and Sources for copy) he was born Feb. 27, 1825.

      Records for Franz Peter Schell

      Birth: 27 Feb 1825
      Christening: 28 Feb 1825
      Mother: Margareta Schell
      Father: NONE

      Source: IGI Record Batch: C949722 Date: 1814-1851 Source No: 1052128 (see Sources)
      ----- US Federal Census -----

      1840 Federal Census - Not Found to Date

      1850 Federal Census

      Option 1 - Massachusetts, Norfork, Roxbury (Aug.12)(Roll 330 pp93):
      Peter (25) baker lives in Roxbury with Henry Whitney (35) baker and his wife and Fredrick Rain also 25 and a baker.

      This is the only listing that has Peter at the right age. It also has him living with a baker that is logical since he becomes a baker later on but Catharine (Brehm) Schell his wife, Josephine, and Mary should also be with him. This leaves two options. One this is not Peter and he is somewhere else or his wife and children are somewhere else.

      Option 2 -

      1860 Federal Census

      Federal Census-1870 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA

      Peter was listed as "no occupation" ( I suspect this entry is wrong. Peter was still a baker.( see 1880 entry) ) at age 44 yrs. old and lived with his wife Catherine age 40 years old ( age recorded wrong) " keeping house" , his children, Josephine age 21 yrs. old "shop keeper", Mary 19 yrs.old " no occupation" ," Heny" (Catherine) age 17 yrs old " no occupation" and Peter age 7 yrs. old "at home".

      Federal Census - 1880 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA

      Peter is listed as baker at 54 yrs.old. He lives with his wife Catherine age 58 yrs. old and his children, Mary age 29 yrs. old "no occupation" and his son Peter age 17 yrs. old and listed as a baker. Also living with them was Lannia Beck age 23 yrs. old " stone clerk". Peter and family was still living above store at 1222 Washington St, Boston. ( records both Peter & Catherine born in Baden, Germany )

      Federal Census - 1890 - Not available - Massachusetts records were destroyed in a fire.

      Death - June 4, 1900 - Before the Census was taken

      ---- City Directories ----

      1872 - Boston, Massachusetts

      Peter is first listed in 1872 ( Age 47) as a baker at 1068 Washington Street.
      In 1875 as baker at 1226 Washington Street. His residence was 1224 Washington St.
      In 1886 the bakery has enlarged to 1226-1354 Washington Street with residence at 1354 Washington Street (probably over bakery).

      1886-1900 - Boston, Massachusetts

      Son is listed with Peter in 1886 and each year until his death in 1900.
      Peter Jr dies in 1901 and Carl Schuler( unidentified Schuler--not a William H. issue) is listed a baker.
      Anna T (Burkhardt) Schell) ,widow of Peter Jr, apparently ran the bakery with Peter Sr's widow until 1910. Anna lived at 21 Homes Ave. Dorchester.

      List in 1895 St Trinity Church of Boston Census along with son Peter and John M Schell (father?)

      IGI Record lists no father for Franz Peter Schell. Town Historian believes he was an out of wedlock birth. - MAS 8-10-08

      I have decided to Merge the persons of Franz Peter Schell and Peter Charles Schell as at this point this is my best guess to where Peter Charles Schell fits into the picture. Much more work is required to make this connection complete but not connecting them would risk losing the connection in the future and by connecting them I am hoping it will help connect the family - MAS 3-13-08

  • Sources 
    1. [S00131] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010), [database online]., Massachusetts, Suffolk, Boston, District 718 (Page 28 of 59).

    2. [S3922814004] IGI Record - Franz Peter Schell Batch: C949722 Date: 1814-1851 Source No: 1052128, (www.familysearch.org) (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S5] ANCESTRY.COM - U.S. Naturalization Record Indexes, 1791-1992, ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), [database online]., Schell, Peter Record, 14 Nov 1848.

    4. [S35] ANCESTRY.COM - U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925, ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007.), [database online]., SCHELL, Peter, 23 May 1857.

    5. [S00110] 1870 United States Federal Census, Images reproduced by FamilySearch, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009), [database online]., Massachusetts, Suffolk, Boston, Ward 10 (Page 241 of 332) (Reliability: 2), 16 Jul 1870.

    6. [S20] NEWSPAPER, Personal Collection , "Some Hot Rolls," The Boston Globe, 19 Oct 1888, p 8.

    7. [S3922814017] SCHULER, Norman, Personal Photo & Document Collection, Norman Schuler.

    8. [S3922814033] Boston, Massachusetts City Directories (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S00133] Massachusetts Vital Records 1841 to 1910, (New England Historical Genealogical Society, 2004), database online., Vol 507, Page 6 - Schell, Peter - DEATH.

    10. [S3922814008] Obituary Personal Collection (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S3922814029] FindAGrave.com, (Find A Grave, Inc.), http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=169943506.

    12. [S20] NEWSPAPER, Personal Collection , Obituary, The Boston Globe, 07 Jan 1900, p. 7.

    13. [S3922814009] SCHELL, Peter & Family Cemetery Plot - Mount Calvary Cemetery - Boston, MA (Reliability: 3).