His grandparents on his mother's side are Wendel Scholl and Maria Katherma born Nuchterin. After living in Germany, he immigrated to New York where he was a shoemaker.
He married Elizabeth Kelch in 1828 in El Saso, Germany. They had eight children in 16 years. First was Frederick, then Elizabeth, Philip, Christina, Elizabeth, Lydia, George Philip, and Josephine.
In the 1860 census he was a shoemaker.
By 1870 he moved his family to Arago, NE, became a farmer and raised his children in a rural environment mainly populated by immigrant Germans.
He died January 13, 1897 and is buried with his wife in the little cemetery located behind the Zion United Church of Christ, in Falls City, NE.
Documents related to Philipp Scholl:
Birth: millenium file:
|Birth Date:||12 Feb 1825|
|Baptism Date:||15 Feb 1825|
|Baptism Place:||Graben, Baden, Germany|
|FHL Film Number:||1238310|
|Reference ID:||p298 n8|
Research needed, highly doubtful info:
|FamilySearch has posted the name of Philipp's (spelling from Birth cert)|
|father. Here is their source: "Deutschland, Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NVF6-91M : accessed 07 Nov 2014), Johann Martin Köhler in entry for Wilhelm Köhler, 26 Jul 1831; citing ; FHL microfilm 1238310. posted by jaimiepa|
|Residence Place:||New York City, New York, New York, United States|
|Birth Date:||12 Feb 1826 (birth cert says 1825)|
|Birth Place:||Graben, Baden, Germany|
|Death Date:||13 Jan 1897|
|Death Place:||Arago, Richardson, Nebraska, USA|
|Philip and Frederick Scholl holding hands, 1856|
|Notice that he must renounce his allegiance to the Duke of Baden.|
Here is proof that the above is correct:
|New York Directory, 1857|
More photos of this home.
1860 census: New York City
Close up of 1860 census:
Close up of 1870 census:
Close up of 1880 census:
1885 Nebraska census:
Zion United Church of Christ, Falls City, NE
Note: this church is very old, with a white exterior and stain glass windows. The cemetery is located a hundred yards behind the church and is small.