Hi Sally, I did some checking ( I am no relation ) Marianna Ochoa was born Hornitos, Mariposa Co, CA I could not find any ref to John Scheeler in Mariposa Co.I did find John and Mary Scheeler In 1900 and 1910 Madera Co Census in Twnsp #3,is in the city of Madera. 1900 census show John as a blacksmith and Mary at home. The 1910 shows John and Mary living on N. D St. he a blacksmith and she a self empl restaurant operator.
The 1898 Grt Register show John: John Scheeler bp IA age 34 5'8" dark hazel,dark BLsmith Madera Dist 3 reg 1896 Aug 5
Coincedence a Frank Scheeler bp IA age 30 similar descrip also blsmith.....Brother?? live in Madera Dist 1 (hills)
1914 City Direct(Madera) John Scheeler, rancher, 304 N.D St (Madera)
I could not find any entry in the death index between 1905-1939 (did find a Frank)