Helen Schleimer

Birth Name Helen Schleimer
Gender female
Age at Death about 78 years, 8 months, 14 days


On her re-entry to the US on Oct 22, 1909, Helene said that she had been in the US before, in Cleveland, from 1902 to 1909. On this 1909 trip she arrived on the President Lincoln which had left from Hamburg. She was 19 and single, traveling with her sister Maria, age 23 and single. Maria had been in the US from 1904 to 1909.

Both were working as maids, and their last permanent residence was Cleveland. Their nationality was Austrian, and their nearest relative in Austria was their father Jakob Schleimer, living in Kerndorf - Krain.

They had paid for the trip themselves, and had yet to purchase a ticket to Cleveland. Both were carrrying $35. Their destination was the home of their brother-in-law, Anton Fink, 7202 Felbert Ave., Cleveland.

They were both born in Kerndorf, Austria. Helene was 4 ft 9 in, blond hair, blue eyes. Maria was 5 ft 2 in, blond hair, blue eyes. Neither had any distinguishing marks or disabilities.

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Helen was on her own in 1910, working as a servant. Here is the census information:

1910; Census Place: Cleveland Ward 25, Cuyahoga, Ohio;
Roll T624_1176; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 379;
with the Frank P. Somers household at
1904 E. 71st St.

Schleimer, Helena, 20, servant, Birthplace: Austria, arrived 1904

Name: Schager, Helen
Date: Sep 16 1969
Source: Cleveland Press; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #152.
Notes: Schager. Helen Schager (nee Schleimer), beloved wife of the late Joseph, mother of Loretta, Richard, Arthur, Joanne Thurner and the late Marie Webb and grandmother, sister of Jack Schleimer, Minnie Ko? and Pauline Koenie. Services Wednesday at Our Lady of Peace Church, at 10:30 a.m. The family will receive friends at the Maher Funeral Home, 4274 Mayfield Rd., at Belvoir Blvd. South Euclid Tuesday 2-4 And 7-9 P.M. Donations to The American Cancer Society will be appreciated.


Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, & 1958-2007 about Helen Schager
Name: Helen Schager
Birth Date: 1890
Gender: Female
Race: White
Residence City: Cleveland
Residence County: Cuyahoga
Residence State: Ohio
Residence Country: United States
Death Date: 15 Sep 1969
Hospital of Death: Home
City of Death: Cuyahoga County
County of Death: Cuyahoga
Certificate: 067092
Age at Death: 79
Certifier: Physician
Autopsy: No Autopsy performed
Marital Status: Widowed


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1891 Austria   1a
Death September 15, 1969 Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   2


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Jakob Schleimer
    Brother     Jacob Schleimer March 26, 1882 February 1, 1973
    Sister     Josephine Schleimer February 23, 1884 October 6, 1949
    Brother     Frank E. Schleimer about 1885 March 28, 1958
    Sister     Mary Schleimer about 1888 April 17, 1970
    Brother     Joseph Schleimer April 16, 1888 February 3, 1961
         Helen Schleimer about 1891 September 15, 1969
    Sister     Pauline Schleimer February 5, 1893 May 1984
    Sister     Elizabeth Schleimer November 15, 1960


Family of Joseph Schager and Helen Schleimer

Married Husband Joseph Schager ( b. January 19, 1891 d. February 1962 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage about 1912 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   3 1a
Name Birth Date Death Date
Joanne Schager
Marie Schagerabout 1914
Loretta SchagerApril 8, 1917June 3, 2002
Richard SchagerApril 22, 1919July 2, 2005
Arthur J. SchagerDecember 11, 1923January 31, 2006