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Records I have for the ancestors of Ira P. Pfeifer in the 1700's
Records I have for the ancestors of Ira P. Pfeifer in the 1900's

Records I have for the ancestors of Ira P. Pfeifer in the 1800's:

Thankyou to Matthias Gorzolka and Gabriele Gerstmeier of www.DIAGNOSIS.de for the records, photos and translations from Bavaria, Germany.

Church in Immelsdorf, Bavaria, Germany2009Johann Georg Pfeifer married Maria Apolonia Weller here in 1786. JohannGeorge Keim (later Pfeifer) was baptised here in 1815. Johanna Elisabetha Keim and Georg Michael Pfeifer were also married here in 1821.
Immelsdorf Church interior, Bavaria, Germany2009Interior Immeldorf Church with baptismal font is dated 1749.
Baptismal Font, Immelsdorf, Bavaria, Germany2009Closer view of baptismal font.
Marriage Johann Matthias Schrotberger & Anna Barbara Grammel1811

Kirchenbuch Wernsbach K6, S. 58, Proclamirt.
Johann Matthias Schrotberger, Königlicher / Bayrischer Unterthan und Pächter zu Pfaffen- / kreut des Sixtus Wolfgang Schrotbergers / Königlichen Bayrischen Unterthans und Bauers / zu Untereichenbach ehelicher 2ter Sohn. Und / Anna Barbara Grammelin, des weyl[and] Johann / Leonhard Grammels geweßenen Königlichen Preußischen / Stifftamthischen Unterthans und Köblers zu / Wüstendorf nachgelaßene eheliche 2te Tocher sind / nach dreimaliger Proclamation Dom. Rogate / Exandi et Fer II Pentecostes den 9ten Junius / Eintausendachthundertundeilf in Ansbach / getraut worden.
Churchbook Wernsbach
Johann Matthias Schrotberger, a royal bavarian subject and tenant in Pfaffenkreut, the legal second son of the royal bavarian subject and farmer Sixtus Wolfgang Schrotberger from Untereichenbach, and Anna Barbara Grammel, the legal second daughter of the deceased Johann Leonhart Grammel who has been a royal prussian subject of the Stiftamt [in Ansbach] and a charcoal-burner, are married on the 9th of June 1811 in Ansbach after having been proclamed in Wernsbach three times on the Sunday Rogate, Exaudi and Feria Secunda Pentecostes.

Johann George Keim birth1815Transcriptions and Translations of the Churchbook Entries in Immeldorf
Taufen, 28. Mai 1815, S. 151, Nr. 12
Hauß N[umme]ro 10 / Sonntags den 28ten Mai
(Randvermerk: unehelich)
Johann Georg Keim, der Johanna Elisabetha / Keimin, noch unverheiratete Stieftochter des xxxx / xxx xxxxx xxxxx, Gütler zu Büschelbach unehelich erzeug- / ter Sohn ist gebohren Samstags den 27ten Mai Nachts / zwischen 9-10 Uhr Gev[atter] war Johann Georg Schü- / lein, k[öniglicher] U[nterthan] u[nd] HalbBauer zu Büschelbach.
Zusatz von anderer Hand: nunc Pfeifer, vid[e] / procl[amatio] May 1821 / daß sich dortiger Pfeiffer / zum Vater dieses Kinds / bekenne, wird von ihm durch / Unterschrift attestiert. Immelsdorf, den 27. März 1828. Geor[g] Michael Pfeifer
Baptisms, 1815/05/28, page 151, nr. 12
(Notice: Illegal)
Johann Georg Keim, illegally created son of the still unmarried Johanna Elisabetha Keim, the stepdaughter of [name unreadable], farmer in Büschelbach, is born on Saturday 27th of May in the night between 9 and 10 o’clock, Godfather was Johann Georg Schülein, royal subject and halffarmer in Büschelbach.
Note from other hand: now Pfeifer, see proclamation from May 1821, that the there named Pfeiffer declares himself to be the father, is attested by his signature here. Immelsdorf, 27th of March 1828. Georg Michael Pfeifer.
Maria Barbara Schrotberger Birth1817Brodswinden, Taufen 1765-1819, Fiche 4+, Sign. 147-4, Bl. 374-398
(Readerprinter copy 5)
1817, S. 395, lfd. Nr. 14
Maria Barb Schroth / bergerin, geboren / zu / Wallersdorf / gestorben d[en] 11ten Jul[i], / d[es] J[ah]r[es] / den fünfzehendten dies[es Monats]
Maria Barbara, Johann Matthias Schrot- / bergers Gütler zu Wallersdorf / mit seinem Eheweib, Anna Barbara, / einer geborenen Krammling, ehl[ich] er / zeugtes Töchterlein, ist geboren / achtzehn hundert siebenzehn / den Zwölften May, nachts, den / heil[igen] Himmelfahrtstage in hiesiger / Pfarrkirche christl[ich] getauft und / bey dieser heil[igen] Handlung christl[ich] / versprochen worden von Maria / Barbara] Bxxxtrotin, Andreas Bxxx / trots, Gütler zu Eib., Eheweib.
Brodswinden, Baptisms, 1765-1819
Maria Barbara, the legal daughter of Johann Matthias Schrotberger, farmer in Wallersdorf, and his wife Anna Barbara, a born Krammling, is born on the 12th of May 1817 in the night, and was baptized in the local church on Himmelfahrtstag [the 15th of May], godmother was Maria Barbaria [family name not readable], the wife of Andreas [same family name not readable], farmer in Eib.
Marriage Georg Michael Pfeifer & Johanna Keim1821Transcriptions and Translations of the Churchbook Entries in Immeldorf, Bavaria, Germany
Trauungen, 28. Mai 1821, Seite 407, Nr. 2
(Randvermerk: Auswärts / Neuses in der Pfarrey Sommersdorf)
Georg Michael Pfeiffer, angehender K[öniglicher] Unterthan und Gütler zu Neuses in der Pfarrey Sommersdorf, weil[and] Georg Pfeiffer gewesenen Bauers zu Wohlfahrts- / winden ehelicher, nachgelassener Sohn, und / Johanna Keimin, weil[and] Johann Michael Keim gewesenen Bauers zu Zel- / lingsstadt eheliche, nachgelassene Tochter / sind Dom[inica] Jub[ilate] Cant[ate] et Rogate dahier proclamirt und am 28. May 1821 / in Sommersdorf getraut worden.
Marriages, 1821/05/28, page 407, nr. 2
(Notice: Abroad / Neuses in the Parish of Sommersdorf)
Georg Michael Pfeiffer, prospectice royal subject and farmer in Neuses in the parish of Sommersdorf, legal left son of the late Georg Pfeiffer, farmer in Wohlfahrtswinden, and Johanne Keim, legal left daughter of Johann Michael Keim, deceased farmer in Zellingsstadt, were proclaimed on the Sundays Jubilate, Cantate and Rogate and were married in Sommersdorf at May 28th, 1821
Johann Peter Schrotberger Birth1821Brodswinden, Taufen 1820-1877, Sign. 147-5, Fiche 1+, Bl. 1-125
(Readerprinter copy 2)
Taufen 1821, S. 16, lfd. Nr. 18
Haus Nr. 9 / Johann Peter Schrotberger [gestorben 1.II.1910] / [geboren am] 18. Juli 2 Uhr morgens / [getauft] den 22. Juli 3 Uhr nachmittags / [Eltern] P[ater]:Johann Matthias Schrotberger, königl[icher] Bayer[ischer] Unterthan und Bauer zu Wallersdorf M[ater]: Anna Barbara nata Grammling aus Wüstendorf Landg[ericht] Ansbach / [Pate] Johann Peter Ledingshöfer, königl[icher] Unterthan, Bauers zu Wüstendorf, Landg[ericht] Ansbach / [Geburtsort] Wallersdorf
Brodswinden, Baptisms, 1820-1877
Johann Peter Schrotberger was born of the 18th July 1821 at two o’clock in the morning, he was baptized on the 22nd of July at three o’clock in the afternoon, his father is Johann Matthias Schrotberger, a royal bavarian subject and farmer in Wallersdorf, his mother is Anna Barbara, a born Grammling from Wüstendorf, godfather is Johann Peter Ledingshöfer, a royal subject and farmer in Wüstendorf.
(by another hand: died February 1st 1910)
Anna Sophia Schrotberger Birth1824

Brodswinden, Taufen 1820-1877, Sign. 147-5, Fiche 1+, Bl. 1-125
(Readerprinter copy 3)
Taufen 1824, S. 22 lfd. Nr. 8
Haus Nr. 9 / Anna Sophia Schrotbergerin [siehe 7.2.1850] / [geboren am] 24. April abends 10 Uhr / [getauft den] 27. April nachmittags 3 Uhr / [Eltern] P[ater]: Johann Matthias Schrotberger, Gütler zu Wallersdorf, M[ater]: Anna Barb[ara], nata Kremmel / [Patin] Anna Sophia, Ehefrau Johann Peter Ledingshöfer, Bauer zu Wüstendorf, [Geburtsort] Wallersdorf
Brodswinden, Baptisms 1820-1877
Anna Sophia Schrotberger was born on the 24th of April at 10 o’clock in the evening, and was baptized on the 27th of April at 3 o’clock in the afternoon, her father is Johann Matthias Schrotberger, farmer in Wallersdorf, her mother is Anna Barbara, a born Kremmel, godmother is Anna Sophia, the wife of Johann Peter Ledingshöfer, farmer in Wüstendorf.
(by another hand: look February 7th 1850)

George Michael Pfeifer attests he is father of Johann George Keim1828Translation above for record of birth of Johann George Keim. Note 1828 record and signature of Georg Michael Pfeifer declaring he is the father. Record in the church at Immelsdorf, Bavaria, Germany
1850 census Jacob Leamer & Nicholas Stephens18501850 census District #11, Benton Co., IA
#59 Jacob Laymour, age 40, farmer, b. PA; Rebecca, age 27 (She was 37), b. PA; Henriett, age 17, b. PA; David, age 16, b. PA; Elisabeth, age 13, b. PA; Eliza J., age 13, b. PA; Sarah Ann., age 9, b. PA; Rachel, age 7, b. PA; Delila, age 4, b. PA; Joseph, age 2, b. PA; Henry W., age 1, b. PA
#60 Nicholas Stephens, age 73, b. PA; Mary, age 72, b. MD
David & Margaret (Stephens) Hite living next door
1850 census George Meister18501850 census Guilford Twp., Franklin Co., PA Page before is stamped 243 and also stamped 122.
Household 433/473 Census taken October 17, 1850.
George Meister, age 32, farmer, b. Germany; Mary, age 31, b. Germany; Catherine, age 12, b. PA; Christine, age 10, b. PA; Margaret, age 8, b. PA; John, age 5, b. PA; Hiram, age 3, b. PA; Mary, age 2, b. PA
1850 census Peter Haag1850

1850 census Oswego, Kendall Co., IL Household #145
Leonard Haag, age 23, Farmer, 440 real estate, b. Germany; Marg, age 22, b. Germany; Mary, age 2 months, b. IL; Peter, age 56, Farmer, b. Germany; Barbary, age 54, b. Germany; George, age 16, b. Germany
Next door is Peter's son John Haag & his family. I have not been able to find the Schrotbergers or Pfeifers in 1850

History of the Salem Evangelical Church1852History of the Salem Evangelical Church - Haag, Schrotberger, Pfeifer & other related families were founding fathers of this church in Grundy Co., IL. Meetings were first held in Peter Haag's home. Thanks to Linda Willibey for these records.
Woman's Society of World Service - History of Salem Society
Salem Sunday School
Records of the Salem Evangelical Church1805 to 1953Ministers Serving in the Church 1855 - 1953
Wedding Register 1855 - 1906
Birth & Baptismal Records 1805 - 1853 (some of these took place in Germany)
Birth & Baptismal Records 1852 - 1860
Honor Roll of Men in Service
John George Schrotberger Patent1855Land patent dated October 1, 1855 to George Schrotberger of Grundy Co., Illinois. States that he has made full payment for the sale of public lands for "the West half of the South East quarter of Section twenty three and the West half of the North East quarter of Section twenty six in Township thirty one of Range seven in the District of Sands formerly subject to sale at Chicago now Springfield Illinois containing one undred and Sixty acres. President at time of signing was Franklin Pierce.
1860 John George Schrotberger & Peter Haag1860

1860 census Goodfarms, Grundy Co., IL Page 59
Household #418/414 - George Schotberger (49), Maria (39), Maria (12), George (10), Barbara (8), Sophia (5), Margaret (3) and Mena (10 months). George & Maria listed as born Bavaria. Children listed born IL.
Household #419/415 - George Hoge (25), Margaret (23), Mary (3), Lena (3/12) Peter Hoge (63), Barbara (61). All adults born Bavaria, children born Illinois. George listed as Farmer, Peter listed as Farm Hand, Barbara listed as Helper.
Note from K: George Haag is Peter's son. Peter Haag also had a daughter Mary - Mary's son named Frederick Pfeifer later married Margaret Schrotberger above.

1860 census George Pfeifer18601860 census Goodfarm, Grundy Co., IL Household 423/419 - George Phifer (46), Mary (30), Mary (7), Fletcher (5), Margaret (3) and Amelia (1 month). George & Mary listed as born Bavaria. Children listed as born Illinois.
1860 George Meister18601860 census Carroll Twp., Carroll Co., IL, page 230 July 23, 1860
Household #1717/1586
George Meister, age 45, farmer, b. Darmstadt; Mary, age 44, b. Darmstadt; Hiram, age 14, b. PA; Ann M., age 11, b. PA; George, age 9, b. PA; Daniel, age 7, b. PA; Sarah E., age 2, b. IL
1860 census Rebecca Stephens Leamer18601860 census Eden Twp, Benton Co., IA
#587/524 Rebecca Lamar, age 48; Sarah Ann, age 19, b. PA; Joseph, age 13, b. PA; Martha., age 9, b. PA
Gennett Thompson, female, age 38, Housekeeper, b. PA; Richard, age 38, Miner, b. PA; Samuel, age 4, b. PA; Irwin, age 1, b. IA
1870 census George Schrotberger18701870 census Goodfarm Twp., Grundy Co., IL Page 16 - George Shrodberger (59), Mary (50), George (20), Barbara (18), Margaret (14), Mina (12), John (10) and Leonard (6). George & Mary listed as born Beyern, children listed as born Illinois. Family next door is Mary's brother George L. Krug.
1870 census George Pfeifer18701870 census Goodfarm Twp., Grundy Co., IL Page 11 - George Pfeiffer (55), Mary (40), Mary (17), Frederick (15), Margaret (12), Amelia (10) and William (1). George & Mary listed as born Beyerne. Children listed as born Illinois. Next door are John L. & Julia Meier. Their son John M. Meier & Frederick Pfeifer above later married Schrotberger sisters - Barbara & Margaret.
1870 census George Meister18701870 Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., IL page 23, stamped page 155
Household #161/160 George Meister, age 52, farmer, b. Darmstadt; Mary, age 50, b. Darmstadt; George, age 18, b. PA; Daniel, age 16, b. PA; Elizabeth., age 12, b. IL; William, age 10, b. IL
1870 census Hiram Meister18701870 census Grant Twp, Caldwell Co., MO, page 115 - Hiram Meister (22). Occupation listed as farmer. Living in household of John & Sarah Bosserman and family. Hiram, John & Sarah all listed as born Pennsylvania.
1870 census Mattie Leamer18701870 census Grant Twp., Caldwell Co., MO page 117B June 22, 1870 Household #95
Richard Thompson, age 44, farmer, b. PA; Henrietta, age 37, keeping home, b. PA; Erwin, age 11, b. IA; Frank, age 3, b. IA; May, age 1 month, b. MO
John W. Thompson, age 35, b. PA; Ellen, age 28, b. NY; Annie, age 7, b. IA; Dora, age 3, b. IA
Nancy Thompson, age 73, b. PA
Martha Leamer, age 18, keeps house, b. PA
William Gingery, age 27, farmer, b. PA
1870 census Rebecca Leamer18701870 census Eden Twp, Benton Co., IA page 63B
#654
Albert Thomas, age 27, Farming, renting, b. OH; Delilah, age 25, keeping house,, b. PA
Harriet Wright, age 5, b. IA
Oscar Potter, age 58, b. IA
Rebecca Leamer, age 58, Retired, b. PA
1874 Atlas Goodfarm Twp18741874 Atlas Goodfarm Twp, Grundy Co., IL - George Schrotberger, Section 16; Geo Pfeifer, Sections 15, 16, 21, 22, includes school; M. Haag, Section 22, includes Evangelical church. Other related surnames
1880 census Frederick Pfeifer1880 1880 United States Census Goodfarm, Grundy, Illinois Page Number 292B Household #118/120 June 15, 1880
Fred PFEIFER Self M Male W 25 IL Farmer BAVARIA BAVARIA
Margaret PFEIFER Wife M Female W 23 IL Keeping House BAVARIA BAVARIA
Irwin L. PFEIFER Son S Female W 3 IL IL IL
PFEIFER Son S Male W 1M IL IL IL born May 1880
Niels A. CHRISTIANSEN Boarder S Male W 25 SCHLESWIG HOL. Farm Laborer SCHLES HOL. SCHLESWIG HOLSTEIN
1880 census Hiram Meister18801880 census Plymouth Pct., Jefferson Co., Neb. - Hiram Meister (33), Hattie (28), Oscar (12), Beatrice (6). Hiram listed as born Illinois, parents? faded. Hattie listed as born Iowa, parents both born Penn. Oscar listed as born Iowa, Beatrice listed as born MO. Hiram's occupation listed as farmer.
1880 census George Meister18801880 United States Census Mount Carroll, Carroll, Illinois Page Number 508A
Daniel MEISTERS Self M Male W 26 PA Farmer GERMANY GERMANY
Eliza MEISTERS Wife M Female W 21 PA Keeping House GERMANY GERMANY
Howard MEISTERS Son S Male W 1 IL PA PA
George MEISTERS Self M Male W 62 GERMANY Farmer GERMANY GERMANY
Mary MEISTERS Wife M Female W 60 GERMANY Keeping House GERMANY GERMANY
Tombstone George & Anna Schrotberger1892 1898Tombstone of George Schrotberger & Anna Maria Krug. Goodfarm Cemetery, Goodfarm Twp., Grundy Co., IL