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"The Scherer's of Indiana."

Updated December 17, 2002

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The SCHERER Family originates from Scheuern, Germany. They moved into the Indiana area in the 1800s.
Some of the SCHERER'S settled in Schererville, Indiana. NIKOLAUS SCHERER, (born 29 June 1830 in Scheuern,Germany, and died 24 April 1907 in Schererville, Lake County, Indiana)is listed as being the founder of the town of Schererville. He was the son of JOHANN SCHERER and ANNA MARIA KRAMER.
Many descendents moved and ended up settling in southern Indiana, along the Ohio River, in and around Rockport, Indiana.
The family line thus far starting with WARREN SCHERER(born 10 Oct. 1926) includes, SCHERER, PROPHEITER, COOPER, HOPKINS, HAYES, ARCHIBALD, BIRTEL(changes to BORTELER), BARKER, ASH, and TISLOW.

 
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