Ancestry and Family of Arthur Sherry

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  • ID: I25
  • Name: Johann Baptist LOEW
  • Given Name: Johann Baptist
  • Surname: Loew
  • Nickname: John
  • Sex: M
  • _AMTID: 290109405677:1030:113019317
  • Change Date: 31 MAY 2017
  • Note:

    John Loew came to Pittsburgh from Baden in 1845. According to his son's biography, John partnered with his brother Sigismund in building segments of the Pittsburgh and Connellsville Railroad with Sigismund acting as design engineer and John leading the construction process. John was also a pit boss for the McCloskey Coal Co. in Port Perry, PA. According to the censuses, his personal worth was $25 in 1860, and he had real estate valued at $600 in 1870. The family lived in Port Perry until sometime in the 1860s when they moved north across Turtle Creek to Braddock. The family lived on 809 Halket Street, 2 houses south of Shinghiss.
  • Birth: 13 DEC 1820 in Ehrenstetten, Baden, Germany
  • Census: JUN 1860 East Birmingham, Allegheny Co., PA
  • Event: Directory 1868 Braddocksfield, Allegheny Co., PA
  • Note: Laborer, Railroad near Shingiss
  • Census: JUN 1870 Braddock, Allegheny Co., PA
  • Census: JUN 1880 Braddock, Allegheny Co., PA
  • Event: Directory 1892/3 Braddock, Allegheny Co., PA
  • Note: h 809 Halket
  • Death: of of apoplexy (stroke) 1 MAY 1899 in Braddock, Allegheny Co., PA
  • Burial: 3 MAY 1899 Braddock, Allegheny Co., PA
  • ADDR: Braddock Catholic Cemetery
  • Event: the Braddock Daily News Obituary 3 MAY 1899
  • Event: the Pittsburgh Gazette Obituary 3 MAY 1899

    Father: Johann Baptist LOEW b: 5 DEC 1793 in Ehrenstetten, Baden, Germany
    Mother: Maria Anna SCHERLE b: 23 MAY 1796 in Oberambringen, Baden, Germany

    Marriage 1 Catharina FLECKENSTEIN b: 15 JUL 1831 in Blankenbach, Unterfranken, Bavaria, Germany
    • Married: 25 JAN 1849 in Birmingham, Allegheny Co., PA
    • Note: Witnesses were Mathias Gosten, John Wible, and Margaret Wible.
    1. Has Children Mary Eva LOEW b: 20 APR 1850 in Port Perry, Allegheny Co., PA
    2. Has No Children Sigmund LOEW b: 2 SEP 1852 in Six Mile Ferry, Allegheny Co., PA
    3. Has Children Mary Ann LOEW b: 1 JAN 1856 in PA
    4. Has Children John Albert LOEW b: 17 OCT 1858 in Port Perry, Allegheny Co., PA
    5. Has Children Conrad Sigmund LOEW b: 26 MAY 1861 in Birmingham, Allegheny Co., PA
    6. Has No Children Catherine LOEW b: 25 DEC 1863 in Allegheny Co., PA
    7. Has Children Magdalena "Lena" LOEW b: 2 NOV 1866 in PA
    8. Has No Children William F LOEW b: 27 OCT 1869 in Braddock, Allegheny Co., PA
    9. Has No Children Elizabeth LOEW b: 15 FEB 1873 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
    10. Has No Children Margaret E LOEW b: 1876 in Braddock, Allegheny Co., PA
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