63.ANNA MARIA5 PAJER (JOSEPHUS4, JOANNES3, JOANNESVILHELMUS2BAYER, CONRADI1) was born February 19, 1865 in Solivar,Austria Hungary.She married JOSEPHUS PAUMER in Unknown56, son of JOANNES PAUMER and CATHARINA LAY.He was born February 03, 1863 in Solivar,Austria Hungary. Notes for ANNA MARIA PAJER: [PAYERS2.FTW] Annie appears in the 'History of Schuylkill County', Schalk and Henning, 1907, (HSC) as living in the USA at that year;Married to Joseph Paumer. Corroborated by MJG's notes,but the name 'Paumer' in HSC may have been changed to 'Palmer'. (EPG) notes that:Anna (Annie) married Mr. Palmer [later changed to Bauman); They settled in [Tallahassee?] Pensacola, Florida.They had 4 children, daughter Emily, who married Oscar Kaul and died in Allentown, Pa.Then sons Steve, Cornelius and Oliver More About ANNA MARIA PAJER: Name 2: Annie Payer Date born 2: Austria-Hungary Godparents: Franc Krautkremer & Anna Pusch Notes for JOSEPHUS PAUMER: [PAYERS2.FTW] Paumer might have been spelled (changed to) Palmer or Baumer, even 'Bauman'.Different correspondents give differing spellings. The text of SCH1907 says 'Now residing in Century, FL'. More About JOSEPHUS PAUMER: Godparents: -- Residence: Century, Fl or Pensacola, FL56 More About JOSEPHUS PAUMER and ANNA PAJER: Marriage: Unknown56 Children of ANNA PAJER and JOSEPHUS PAUMER are:
64.STEPHEN FRANCIS5 PAYER (JOSEPHUS4PAJER, JOANNES3, JOANNESVILHELMUS2BAYER, CONRADI1)57,58,59 was born July 26, 1867 in Saros-Sovar, Hungary59, and died 1924 in McAdoo, PA59.He married ERSZEBET FUCHS October 07, 1888 in McAdoo or Hazleton PA59, daughter of STEPHANUS FUCHS and ELIZABETHA KURTZ.She was born September 22, 1870 in Solivar,Austria Hungary60. Notes for STEPHEN FRANCIS PAYER: [PAYERS2.FTW] This individual is the Grandfather, Stephen F. Payer (1),of myself, the composer SFP (3), of this database.Most of the information on my grandfather derives from family accounts.More comes from the history book noted below. Birthplace, 'Saros-Sovar', is another specification for 'Eperjes-Szariska' General Businessman.He started as a 'Breaker-Boy' in the local collieries.Dynamic Individual: He founded several general stores in McAdoo, Tamaqua, and Pottsville, PA;He ran the steamship ticket agency and shipping office for the Cunard Lines; Was instrumental in founding what later became the 1st National Bank in McAdoo, and aided in the establishment of several McAdoo, PA, Roman Catholic churches; Managed the local insurance agencies for the Springfield, (later Hartford & Equitable)Fire and Marine Insurance Companies; Served as Justice of the Peace and Notary Public in McAdoo. Staunch Democrat. He spoke, read and wrote at least five languages; Sometimes he communicated with the local priests in Latin.The father of eight children (who lived);Two died in infancy.Was an amateur, but good violinist;Died in1924, age 57, of pneumonia as a result of an abdominal operation. Since he was a prominent individual in that part of the county at the time some of his history is related in"History of Schuylkill County", Schalk and Henning, 1907.This volume is (HSC) in the notes. More About STEPHEN FRANCIS PAYER: Burial: 1924, St. Mary's Slovak Cemetery, McAdoo, PA61 Education: Abt. 1874, Formal education at a Hungarian Franciscan Academy in Eperjes, Austria-Hungary, Now (2000) probably Presov, Slovakia61 Emigration: Abt. 1882, From Saros-Sovar, Austria-Hungary61 Occupation: Bet. 1891 - 1924, Businessman;Banker;Entrepreneur:General Stores, Banks, Insurance, Shipping61 More About ERSZEBET FUCHS: Godparents: Andras Druzsbaczky & Erzsebet Degro62 More About STEPHEN PAYER and ERSZEBET FUCHS: Marriage: October 07, 1888, McAdoo or Hazleton PA63 Children of STEPHEN PAYER and ERSZEBET FUCHS are:
OSCAR LOUIS6 PAYER63, b. Abt. 1888, McAdoo, PA63; d. 1961, Bethlehem, PA63; m. EMILY GOOD63, Unknown63; b. April 03, 1889, Pottsville, PA63; d. March 1986, Bethlehem, PA63.
Notes for OSCAR LOUIS PAYER: [PAYERS2.FTW] His occupations were many, varied and eclectic:He was an Accomplished writer and editor of small newspapers. He Published in Uniontown PA, and Bethlehem, PA;Inspector of munitions at Bethlehem Steel for the British Government during WWI; Served with the PA National Guard during the Flu Epidemic of 1918 in emergency relief teams;Was a highly accomplished, natural musician on the piano;Theater musician providing background music for the silent movies of the 1920s. Raconteur and 'bon-vivant';Promoter of speculative investment schemes.
More About OSCAR LOUIS PAYER: Burial: March 1986, Nisky Hill Cemetery, Bethlehem, PA63 Cremation: 1961, Bethlehem, PA63 Occupation: Many and Various:Musician, Promoter, Newspaper Editor and Writer63
Notes for EMILY GOOD: [PAYERS2.FTW] Sweet and kindly Methodist Lady; Her father, Uriah Good, served with one of the Pottsville, PA regiments during the Civil War, likely under General Sherman's command.
More About EMILY GOOD: Burial: March 1986, Nisky Hill Cemetery, Bethlehem, PA63 Cremation: March 1986, Bethlehem, PA63
More About OSCAR PAYER and EMILY GOOD: Marriage: Unknown63
FELIX PAYER63, b. Abt. 1889, McAdoo, PA63; d. Abt. 1947, McAdoo, PA63.
Notes for FELIX PAYER: [PAYERS2.FTW] He never married. Attended Lafayette College, Easton, PA.Graduation unknown.Then he served with the Canadian Army for a time in WW1 as a miner and sapper He was an accomplished violinist.Also an itinerant gadfly, haranguer, philosopher and political speechifyer, well before the 'hippies' 60s
More About FELIX PAYER: Burial: Abt. 1947, St. Mary's Slovak Cemetery, McAdoo, PA63 Military service: Abt. 1917, Miner and sapper with the Canadian Army63 Occupation: Eclectic:Violinist , ItinerantTraveler, Hobo63
ADOLPH PAYER63, b. Abt. 189063; d. Abt. 1949, McAdoo, PA63; m. ANNA STUDENT63.
Notes for ADOLPH PAYER: [PAYERS2.FTW] Oscar, Felix, and Adolph Payer were sent by their parents back to Europe for an education in the early 1900s.We suspect that their cousin, Stephen August Payer went with them.Exact time and duration of their stay is unrecorded.They attended what amounted to a 'prep school', possibly the Franciscan or Lutheran Monastery School in the town of their grandfathers, Eperjes, Hungary.Eperjes is now called Presov and is a part of Slovakia.
More About ADOLPH PAYER: Burial: Abt. 1949, Polish Cemetery, McAdoo, PA63 Occupation: Operated several restaurants at various places.63
STEPHEN FRANCIS PAYER, b. June 17, 1897, McAdoo, PA; d. February 1982, McAdoo, PA.
GIZELLA PAYER63, b. October 01, 1900, McAdoo, PA63; d. July 1982, Bethlehem, PA63.
Notes for GIZELLA PAYER: [PAYERS2.FTW] She Never married.
More About GIZELLA PAYER: Burial: July 1982, St. Mary's Slovak Cemetery, McAdoo, PA63 Occupation: Schoolteacher In Bethlehem, PA elementary schools.63
ALFRED PAYER63, b. Abt. 1902, McAdoo, PA63; d. Abt. 1902, McAdoo, PA63.
More About ALFRED PAYER: Burial: Abt. 1902, McAdoo, PA63
IDA PAYER63, b. October 26, 1903, McAdoo, PA63; d. October 1978, Bethlehem, PA63.
Notes for IDA PAYER: [PAYERS2.FTW] Ida, (pronounced in the European way, as Eda), had been married for a short time to a fellow named 'Kupetz'.Date and separation details are unknown.
More About IDA PAYER: Burial: October 1978, St. Mary's Slovak Cemetery, McAdoo, PA63 Education: Abt. 1925, West Chester State NormalSchool (Schoolteacher)63 Occupation: Schoolteacher63
CORNELIUS PAYER64,65, b. Abt. 190565; d. Abt. 1905, Aboard Ship65.
Notes for CORNELIUS PAYER: [PAYERS2.FTW] He was an infant who was born and died on ship, on the trip back to Eperjes, Hungary, as mother Elizabeth was accompanying her three older sons there.As noted, they were visiting to be enrolled in the academy at Eperjes.He was buried in Hamburg, Germany when they disembarked.
More About CORNELIUS PAYER: Burial: Abt. 1905, Infant, at Hamburg, Germany65