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Notes for Margaret Magdalena Schrotberger Pfeifer:

1860 census Goodfarms, Grundy Co., IL
Household #418/414
George Schotberger, age 49, b. Bavaria, farmer
Maria, age 39, b. Bavaria
Maria, age 12, b. IL
George, age 10, b. IL
Barbara, age 8, b. IL
Sophia, age 5, b. IL
Margaret, age 3, b. IL
Mena, age 10 months, b. IL

1870 census Goodfarm Twp., Grundy Co., IL Page 16
Household #117
George Shrodberger, age 59, b. Beyern, farmer
Mary, age 50, b. Beyern, keeping house
George, age 20, b. IL, farming
Barbara, age 18, b. IL, at home
Margaret, age 14, b. IL, at school
Mina, age12, b. IL, at school
John, age 10, b. IL, at school
Leonard, age 6, b. IL, at school

Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763 - 1900
GROOM BRIDE CNTY DATE VOL/PAGE LIC
PFEIFER, FREDERICK SCHRODENBARGER, MARGA GRUNDY 10/17/1876 / 4289

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

1900 census Goodfarm Twp., Grundy Co., IL
Household #88/89 June 8, 1900
Fred Pfiefer, May 1855, age 45, md 23 yrs, IL/Germany/Germany
Marugret, April 1857, age 43, md 23 yrs, 2 births, 2 surviving, IL/Germany/Germany
Ervin L., May 1877, age 23, IL/IL/IL
George A., June 1880, age 19, IL/IL/IL

1910

1920 census Goodfarm Twp., Grundy Co., IL
Census taken Jan 9, 1920
Household #102
Fred Pfeifer, head, age 64, IL/Germany/Germany
Margaret, wife, age 61, IL/Germany/Germany
George, son, age 38, IL/IL/IL
Freddie, grandson, age 10, IL/IL/KS
Walace, grandson, age 8, IL/IL/KS

1930 census Goodfarm Twp., Grundy Co., IL
#96
Lloyd Pfeifer, age 26, age at first marriage: 21
Aleita, wife, age 23, age at first marriage: 17
William, son, age 5
Robert, son, age 3
#97
Fred Pfeifer, age 75, age at first marriage: 21, IL/Germany/Germany
Margaret, wife, age 73, age at first marriage: 19, IL/Germany/Germany
Fred E., grandson, age 20, IL/IL/IL
Charles, grandson, age 19, IL/IL/IL

Fred Pfeifer is uncle of Lloyd Pfeifer

Illinois Death records http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/Genealogy/IDPHDeathSearchServlet
PFEIFER FRED M/W UNK 0000029 1940-02-20 GRUNDY GOODFARM TWP - -
PFEIFER GEORGE ALLEN M/W UNK 0320111 1929-06-30 GRUNDY GOODFARM TWP 29-07-01
PFEIFER MARGARET N/S UNK 0000158 1938-11-30 GRUNDY - -
PFEIFER SOPHIA F/W UNK 0034217 1945-09-07 GRUNDY GOODFARM TWP - -
PFEIFER WILLIAM L M/W Y-72 0000071 1941-04-25 GRUNDY GOODFARM TWP - -

Dec 1, 1938 - K3 Republican News (Thursday)
MARGARET PFEIFER, 81, DIES AT DWIGHT
Dwight. Dec. 1, 1938 -- Mrs. Margaret Pfeifer, 81, who was accidentally shot on Nov. 22 by her grandson Fred Pfeifer died at her home here at 10 o'clock last night. Funeral services will be conducted at the Salem Evangelical church Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock by the Rev. Leo Schmidt. Burial will be in the Goodfarm cemetery. She is survived by six grandchildren, sisters Mrs. Minnie Meiers of Dwight and Mrs. Sophia Blatt of Elwood, IL. and a brother Leo Schrotberger of Ellwood, NE.
Note from K - I think above has an error and she was accidentally shot by g-grandson Wallace & not grandson Fred. See second obit below

MRS FRED PFEIFER DIES WEDNESDAY FROM RIFLE WOUND
Mrs. Fred Pfeifer, who was shot through the upper part of her body a week ago last Tuesday when a rifle in the hands of her little great-grandson Wallace Pfeifer, was accidentally discharged, passed away at teh Pfeifer home five and one-half miles north of town Wednesday evening, November 30, about 10 o'clock. Sinking into a coma soon after she was shot, Mrs. Pfeifer never regained consciousness.
Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at two o'clock at the Salem Evangelical Church. Rev. Leo Schmitt officiating. Music will be furnished by Messrs. Clyde, Melvin, Alvin & Raymond Burkhart with Mrs. Elmer G. Gantzert at the organ.
Pall bearers will be Frank, Fred, Edward & Elmer Gantzert, William Hoffman and Leonard Myer. Burial will be made in the Goodfarm cemetery.
Margaret Schrotberger was born April 25, 1858, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Schrotberger. She spent her girlhood and young womanhood in Goodfarm township and was later married to Fred Pfeifer, who survives. Two sons, George and Irwin, were born to them, both of whom preceded their mother in death. Besides the husband, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren survive, also two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Meier of Dwight and Mrs. Sophia Blatt of Elwood, Ill., and one brother, Leonard Schrotberger, of Elwood, Neb., also other relatives and many friends.

MEMORIAL RECORD for the FRIENDS & RELATIVES of MARGARET PFEIFER
Born April 25, 1857
Died November 30, 1938
Services - Salem Evangelical Church, Saturday, December 3, 1938, Pastor - Rev. Leo Schmidt
Interment - Goodfarm Cemetery
Organist - Miss Ethel Hoffman
Music Quartet: Mr. Clyde Burkhart, Mr. Melvin Burkhart, Mr. Alvin Burkhart, Mr. Raymond Burkhart
Pall Bearers - William Hoffman, Leonard Meier, Frank Gantzert, Edward Gantzert, Elmer G. Gantzert, Fred L. Gantzert
Ushers - Everett Gantzert, Herman Haacke

ELDERLY FARMER AT DWIGHT DIES (He died February 21, 1940)
Dwight, Feb 21 - Fred Pfeifer, 84, farmer, residing five miles north of Dwight, died at 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon after a brief ? of infirmities. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon from Salem Evangelical church in Goodfarm township with internment in the church cemetery. The Rev. Leo Schmidt will officiate. Born March 28 1855 in Goodfarm township, he was married to Margaret Schotenberger, who died in 1938. His son George also preceded him in death. Surviving are a brother William, sisters Mary Gantzert and Mrs. Mickleson, two grandsons Wallace & Fred Pfeifer and several great-grandchildren.

MEMORIAL RECORD for the FRIENDS & RELATIVES of FRED PFEIFER
Born Goodtarm Township May 28, 1855
Died Goodfarm Township February 20, 1940
Services Salem Evangelical Church, Friday, February 23, Two O'clock, Clergyman - Reverend Leo Schmidt
Interment - Goodfarm Cemetery
Pall Bearers: Marvin Pfeiter, Lloyd Pfeifer, Walter Houck, Vernon A. Reicke, Wayne Hoffman, Everett Gantzert
Music Quartet - Clyde Burkhart, Alvin Burkhart, Melvin Burkhart, Raymond Burlthart
Selections - "Old Rugged Cross", "Jesus Savior, Pilot Me", "I Know of a CIty"
Organists - Mrs. Clyde Burkhart & Miss Ethel Hoffman
Ushers - Reuel Hoffman, Herman Haacke

Paper thought to be written by Leah Schrotberger Olfson:
Information from a family tree entitled Descendants of John G. & Anna Maria Schrotberger

John George Schrotberger, Born Bavaria, Germany September 16,1810; Died Goodfarm Twp IL February 19, 1898 A flour mill worker, baker in Germany; a farmer in Goodfarm Twp.
Married
Anna Maria Krug, Born Bavaria, Germany June 16,1820, Died Goodfarm Twp IL October 16,1892
They had 8 children, all of whom married and also had (or in one case, adopted) children, as follows:

Maria, born 10/5/1848, married Jacob Weibel on 2/2/1865; 3 surviving children: Aaron, Rolandus and Minnie.

George, born 9/21/1850, died 1935, married Margaret Meier 12/26/1873; adopted two children, a Mary and a boy not named in these materials.

Barbara, born 10/16/1852, married John Meir 3/3/1874; 3 children: Rolandus, Allie and Ada.

Sophia, born 12/17/1854 [lived into her 90's - I remember meeting her in Joliet around 1946-47], married Nelson Blatt 2/9/1876; 3 children: George, Alfred and Garland.

Margaret, bom 4/25/1851, died 11/22/1938, married Fred Pfeifer 10/17/1876; 2 children Erwin and George.

Minnie, bom 8/5/1859, died 4/13/1942, married Henry Meier 8/14/1878; 5 surviving chilren: Laura, Arthur, Mabel, Jesse, and Pearl.

John, bom 6/25/1861, died 6/10/1925, married Augusta Meier 2/25/1882 [these are my grandparents]; 5 surviving children: Curtis, Elmer, Milton, Julia, and Clyde [my father]

Leonard, bom 9/21/1864, died 1/16/1938, married Caroline Baker in 1885; 5 surviving children: Aaron, Daniel, Otis, Minnie and Ruth.

Downing-Farr
Entries: 2444 Updated: Sat Aug 25 21:22:20 2001 Contact: michael farr <m.farr@usa.net>
ID: I387
Name: George SCHROTBERGER
Given Name: George
Surname: Schrotberger
Sex: M
Birth: <1822> in ,,Germany
LDS Baptism: status: SUBMITTED 19 Jun 1998
Endowment: status: SUBMITTED 19 Jun 1998
Change Date: 04 Mar 1998 at 17:49:54

Marriage 1 Anna Maria KRUG b: <1826> in ,,Germany
Married: <1847> in
Sealing Spouse:
Children
Maria Margaretha SCHROTBERGER birth b: 5 Oct 1848 in Osweko,,Illinois
George Leonard SCHROTBERGER birth b: 21 Sep 1850 in
Barbara Maria SCHROTBERGER birth b: 16 Oct 1852 in
Sophia Catherine SCHROTBERGER birth b: 11 Dec 1854 in
Margaret SCHROTBERGER birth b: 25 May 1857 in
Minnie SCHROTBERGER birth b: Aug 1859 in
John George SCHROTBERGER birth b: 25 Jun 1861 in
Leonard SCHROTBERGER birth b: 21 Sep 1864 in