Joseph Schager

Birth Name Joseph Schager
Gender male
Age at Death 71 years, 13 days


This is the entry in the Cuyahoga County Marriage Index for Joseph Schager and Helen Schleimer:
(Volume covered 1912 to 1915)

Ths information comes from Joseph's WWI draft registration information (images at

Precinct 16-T, Cleveland, Ohio
June 5, 1917
Name: Joseph H Schager
Age: 27
Residence: 2645 E. 127th St., Cleveland, Ohio
Date of Birth: Jan 19, 1890
Citizenship: Naturalized Citizen
Birthplace: Remthal, Kram, Austria
[Notes: could be "Reinthal, Krain". Whoever indexed this record for classified it as "Carinola".]
Occupation: Wood Pattern Maker
Employer: Cleveland Punch and Shear Works, Cleveland, Ohio
Family: Wife and two children
Physical Description: medium height and build, brown hair and eyes, no handicaps

His 1920 Census:
Series: T625 Roll: 1368 Page: 222
at 2645 E. 127th

Schager, Joseph, 29, arrived in 1906, naturalized in 1912, Birthplace: Hungary-LC [?], occupation: pattern maker, iron
Schager, Helen, 29, arrived in 1905, naturalized in 1912, Birthplace: Hungary-LC
Schager, Loretta, 5, Ohio
Schager, Marie, 3, Ohio
Schager, Richard, 1/12, Ohio

His 1930 Census:
1930; Census Place: Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio;
Roll 1784; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 582;
at 2445? Queenstone

Joseph owns the home, worth $14,500. Does not own a radio.
Joseph Schager 39, was married 1st at 21, Birthplace: Austria, spoke German, arrived in 1907, is naturalized, occupation: pattern maker, wood works
Helen Schager 39, was married 1st at 21, Birthplace: Austria, spoke German, arrived in 1905, is naturalized
Marie Schager 16, Ohio
Lorretta Schager 13, Ohio
Richard Schager 11, Ohio
Arthur Schager 6, Ohio

1940; Census Place: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio; Roll: T627_3232; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 92-709.
owns the house worth $2000, at 2645 E. 127th
Joseph Schager 49, 6 yrs of school,
Helen Schager 50, 6 yrs of school,
Loretta Schager 23, 2 yrs high school,
Richard Schager 20, 2 yrs college,
Arthur Schager 16, 2 yrs high school,
Joanne Schager 8, 2 yrs school
Marie Schager 26, 4 yrs high school

Marie's marital status was "O". I don't know what that means. All were living in Cleveland in 1935. No one in the home was working except Marie. She was a new worker who had worked 40 hours the previous week, but not at all in 1939.
Joseph is listed in the 1943-1944 Cleveland City Directory as follows:

Schager Jos (Helen) patternmaker owns the house at 2645 E.127th

Joseph's death notice, Plain Dealer
Name: Schager, Joseph
Date: Feb 21 1962 [this date might be transcribed incorrectly, or the date on the death record at was transcribed incorrectly.]
Joseph Schager, beloved husband of Helen (nee Schleimer), father of Marie Webb, Loretta, Richard J., Arthur J., Joanne Turner, and grandfather, brother of John, Mary Fink, Henry and the late Louise Ruppe; late residence, 2645 E. 127th St. The family will receive friends at the Maher Funeral Home, 12019 Woodland Ave. (first street north of Shaker Square). Services Monday at Our Lady of Peace Church, E. 126th St. and Shaker Blvd., at 10 a. m. Member of Fouy Lodge.
[the lodge's name is spelled wrong]

Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, & 1958-2007 about Joseph Schager
Name: Joseph Schager
Birth Date: 1891
Gender: Male
Race: White
Residence City: Cleveland
Residence County: Cuyahoga
Residence State: Ohio
Residence Country: United States
Death Date: 22 Feb 1962
Hospital of Death: Home
City of Death: Cleveland
County of Death: Cuyahoga
Certificate: 09675
Age at Death: 71
Certifier: Physician
Autopsy: Yes, used for certification
Marital Status: Married


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth January 19, 1891 Remthal, Kram, Austria   1 2
Death February 1962     3


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Johann/John Schager SchagerJune 3, 1857May 21, 1941
Mother Margaretha/Margaret Ruppe RuppeJuly 2, 1862October 4, 1937
    Sister     Louise Schager about 1883 between 1941 and 1962
    Brother     John Schager November 12, 1885 about June 19, 1974
    Sister     Mary Schager about 1889 September 26, 1963
         Joseph Schager January 19, 1891 February 1962
    Brother     Henry Schager February 2, 1902 about August 31, 1979


Family of Joseph Schager and Helen Schleimer

Married Wife Helen Schleimer ( b. about 1891 d. September 15, 1969 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage about 1912 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   4 5a
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