August Schindler Sr.
Lisette Margaretta Gemeinhart

August Christian Schindler Jr.


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Gladys M. Jacobs

August Christian Schindler Jr.

  • Born: 8 Oct 1897, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Marriage: Gladys M. Jacobs about 1925
  • Died: 15 Sep 1974, Pittsburgh, PA. at age 76
  • Buried: 18 Sep 1974

bullet  General Notes:

The WWI Draft Registration Card for August Christian Schindler records his date of birth as October 15, 1897. He is living at 4798 Yew Street in Pittsburgh and his next of kin is his mother Lizette Schindler of the same address. His physical description is short with medium build and blue eyes and brown hair.

The 1930 Federal Census for Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA District 205, page 84B records on April 3, 1930 August (33), Gladys (26), and Maxine (1 5/12) Schindler living at 7229 Kedron Street in the home of Lisette Schindler (61), widowed mother of August Jr. Also in the household are Lisette's daughters Elizabeth (25), Gertrude (20), and Alice R. (16) Schindler. August has been married to Gladys for 6 years and is the proprietor of a Cleaning Shop with his sister Gretrude. Lisette reports having immigrated in 1894. The same page of this census record has August's sister, Margaret. An email from Dave Heberlig on Feb 24, 2004 indicated that Gladys and August had two children, Sonny and Maxine. In another email, from Barb Sterling, grand daughter of Ester Keil, the children are named August Jr. and Maxine ... thus Sonny must be August III.

See general notes on his mother-in-law Ocy Keil Jacobs, for 1940 census facts.

The 1948 Pittsburgh, PA City Directory records Aug Schindler (Gladys) mgr Belmar Cling Co r10215 Fkstn rd
The 1951 Pittsburgh, PA City Directory records Aug Schindler (Belmar Cleaning Co) r10215 Fkstn rd 21
The 1956 Pittsburgh, PA City Directory records Aug Schindler (Belmar Cleaning Co) r10215 Fkstn rd 35
Membership Listing 1891 (-1896?)
St. Peter's Evangelical & Reformed (German) Lutheran Church
East Liberty, PA
August C. Schindler Jr. 7229 Kedron St.
Mrs. August C. Schindler Jr. 7229 Kedron St.
[Note: The address, 7229 Kedron St, is the same as the address in the 1930 census record above, thus, the date for this record must be from the 1920s or later and not 1891 - 1896.]

The SSDI records:
August Schindler
SSN: 182-28-1930
Last Residence: 15235 Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Born: 8 Oct 1897
Died: Sep 1974
State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (1951-1953)

Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Sept 16, 1974, page 27
On Sunday September 15, 1974, August C. Schindler, of Penn Hills, beloved husband of Gladys; father of Maxine Sommerer and August E. Schindler; brother of Mrs. Alice Kennedy, Mrs. Gertrude Keller and Mrs. Elizabeth Gumto; also survived by four grandchildren. Friends will be received at William F. Gross Funeral Home, 11735 Frankstown Rd (at Rodi Rd) Penn Hills where services will be held on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m.. Family requests visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: Proprietor of a cleaning shop (1930).


August married Gladys M. Jacobs, daughter of Charles Pillsberry Jacobs and Ocyola O. Keil, about 1925. (Gladys M. Jacobs was born on 10 Sep 1903 and died in Mar 1987 in Pittsburgh, PA..)

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