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Carl Henry and Lena Schukar, about 1915?
Photo courtesy of Lee and Naomi Harnagel
CARL H. and LENA SCHUKAR


  • Carl Heinrich Ernst Schukar
    - born 25 January 1841, Bernickow, Koenigsberg Neumark, Brandenburg
    - died 9 July 1926, Kearney, Nebr.
    - married "Lena" Augusta Wilhelmina Caroline Kampf
    - born 12 October 1843, Schoenflies, Neu Mark, Brandenburg
    - died 24 November 1925, Callaway, Custer, Nebraska

    According to the Boston immigration records, Carl, with his wife and daughter Anna, arrived on 4 August 1873 on the ship Palmyra from Liverpool. They lived in Fayette County, Illinois for several years before moving to Buffalo County, Nebraska. They joined the other Schukar families on the trip to Texas in 1894. When they returned to Nebraska, they settled in the Callaway area.

    Family Photo, about 1915

    Children of Carl and Lena Schukar:
    1. Louise Schukar, born 19 October 1870, died 24 Nov 1870, Bernickow.

    2. Anna Emilie Augusta Schukar, born 24 November 1872, Bernickow; died 6 September 1873, in the United States

    3. "Mary" Augusta Maria Schukar
      - born 11 October 1874, Fayette, Co., Illinois,
      - died 27 November 1961, Kearney, Nebr.
      - married 25 February 1892 to William Ehresman, born Feb 1864, died 1957
      Both William and Mary are buried in the Miller-Armada Cemetery, Buffalo County, Nebraska
        CHILDREN:
      • Minna Emma Ehresman, born 04 Jan 1893, died Apr 1981
        - married 11 Sep 1913 to
        Orvel Mitchell Mowrey born 13 Mar 1891, died 17 Jan 1957
        Both are buried in the Miller-Armada Cemetery, Buffalo County, Nebraska
        CHILDREN:
        • Earl Lee Mowrey, born 22 Dec 1911, died June 1981; Lived at Miller, Nebr.
        • Mildred Mowrey, born 30 June 1913, died 15 Sep 1993; Lived at Callaway, Nebr.
      • Ida Carolina Ehresman, born 26 Apr 1894, died 22 Dec 1990
        - married Elmer Harnagel, born 12 Feb 1895, died 1957
        Both are buried in the Miller-Armada Cemetery, Buffalo County, Nebraska
        Six children.
      • Nora Lena Ehresman, born 16 Dec 1898 in Miller, Buffalo, Nebraska
        - died 13 Aug 1996, Kearney, Nebraska
        - buried in the Miller-Armada Cemetery, Buffalo County, Nebraska
      • Carl H. Ehresman, born 13 Nov 1900 in Nebraska
        - died 08 March 1998, Tipton, Iowa
        - married about 1921 to
        Gertrude --- born 6 May 1903, Nebraska; died April 1984, Tipton, Iowa.
        KNOWN CHILDREN:
        • Harold Ehresman, born about 1924 in Nebraska
        • Donzel W. Ehresman, born 20 Mar 1927 in Nebraska, died 30 Oct 1999 while living in Fowler, Illinois
      • Ross William Ehresman, born abt 1915 in Nebraska
        - died 28 March 2007, Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska
        - buried 2 April 2007, Riverdale, Buffalo County, Nebraska
        - married Feb 1932 to Living Robbins. Two children.

    4. Ernst Karl Ludwig Schukar, born 13 April 1878, died 3 April 1885, Fayette Co., Illinois
      - bapt. 28 April 1878, Fayette Co., Illinois. Godparents: Carl Wm. Schukar, (born 1856), Louise Gerke, and ___ Jann.

    5. Emma Minna Schukar
      - born 28 November 1880, Fayette Co., Illinois.
      - died 2 January 1953
      - married 23 Aug 1900 Ernst Close, born Jul 1864 in Ohio, died before 1930
      This couple lived in McPherson County, Nebraska
        KNOWN CHILDREN:
      • Allen H. Close, born 06 Sep 1901 in Nebraska, died Jul 1981
      • Emma Martha Close born abt 1904 in Nebraska, died (probably before 1930)
        - married Benjamin F. Harvey, born 29 Mar 1899, South Dakota; died Jul 1965, Nebraska
      • Harry Ernest Close, born 8 Aug 1905 in Nebraska, died 1 May 1989 in Riverside County, California
      • Carl H. Close, born 23 Feb 1907 in Nebraska, died 1 Oct 1995
        - 1930 census: Living with widowed mother in McPherson County, Nebraska

    6. Stillborn Infant Schukar, born/died 13 December 1882, Fayette Co., Illinois.

    7. John Christian Schukar
      - born 16 September 1885, Fayette Co., Illinois
      - died 17 December 1978, Hugo, Lincoln County, Colorado
      - married Ethel Jones, born 29 Jul 1886 Glaskow, Kentucky; died 27 Aug 1950 Limon, Colorado
      married (2) Mildred Hamacher, born 20 Mar 1882, died Aug 1972
        CHILDREN of JOHN and ETHEL SCHUKAR
      • John Schukar, born 24 Aug 1908 Callaway, Nebraska; died Oct 1986 Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska
        - Never married, served in WWII, Philippines
      • Mary Flora Schukar, born 19 Mar 1910 Callaway, Custer, Nebraska; died Apr 1990, Cedaredge, Colorado
        - married about 1925 to
        Walter Wheeler, born 15 Jan 1905 in Nebraska, died 26 Apr 1991, Colorado.
        Four children.
      • Roy H, Schukar, b 30 Jul 1912 Callaway, Nebraska; died 18 Jan 1992
        - married Willie "Aileen" --- , born 28 Dec 1912, died 23 April 1990
        - Lived most of life in Guyman, Oklahoma. Had one daughter
      • Anna Ethel Schukar, born 1 Jan 1915 Callaway, Nebraska; died Jul 1994 Durango, Colorado
        - married Ray Shaffer died Dec 1963 Limon, Colorado
        - Lived in Limon, Colorado until 1984, moved to Durango. Had one daughter
      • Purl Schukar, born 17 Mar 1917 Callaway, Nebraska; died Jul 1974 Burlington, Colorado
        - married Mary Zulfelt. Had six children, one died in Viet Nam
      • Woodrow Schukar, born 22 Jan 1919 Callaway, Nebraska; died 21 Feb 1994 Kearney, Nebraska
        - married Edna --- - Lived in Red Cloud, Nebraska area. Had four children.
      • Marie Schukar, born 3 Jun 1921 Nebraska, died 17 Jun 2000
        - lived in Colorado Springs, Colorado
        - married Charles Harmon. Divorced
      • Living Schukar, b 02 Oct 1924
        - married Robert Bandy
        - living in Hugo, Colorado, 2002. Had 4 children, 2 died in Viet Nam.
      • Sylvia Schukar, born 21 May 1928, died 23 Sep 1992 Colorado Springs, Colorado
        - married Virgil Macumber, born 12 Jan 1926, died 08 Jun 1992
    8. Carl William Schukar - Photo
      - born 17 March 1888, Fayette Co., Illinos
      - died 9 March 1956, Callaway, Nebr.
      - married Myrtle Lena Philpot nee Lammert.
      Both are buried at Stop Table Cemetery near Callaway, Custer County, Nebraska.
      CHILDREN
      • Freda Schukar, born 1 Sept 1911, died 13 Sept 1911
      • Vera Schukar, born 24 Nov 1912, died 18 Oct 2004 at Elwood, Gosper County, Nebraska
        - married 1 June 1933 in North Platte, Nebraska, to James Liner, died 1964.
        Three children.
      • Living Schukar, born about 1914
        - married Lorraine Cole, born 16 Apr 1919, Custer County, Nebraska; died 6 June 2005, Gothenburg, Nebraska.
        One daughter.

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