SCHROBACK / SCHROBECK - SCHROBACH & WILKE Genealogy
By: Esther M. Ziock Carroll
1812 - born possibly in Germany.
1865 - He was naturalized 7 April
He was a cabinet maker & married to Caroline Wilke.
1866 tax list his occupation is given as Retail Dealer at 76 O'Fallon.
1866 - He died of marasmus 23 June 1866 in St. Louis, Missouri and was buried in Holy Ghost Cemetery. This cemetery was later moved & when I visited the New Pickers Cemetery office they said that they had accepted some of the transfers from the Holy Ghost Cemetery but could find no record of my Edward Shcroback so not sure if he was taken there or not although his wife, Caroline is buried in New Pickers. New Pickers is now known as Gatewood Gardens.
1814 - born in Germany. She was the wife of Edward Schrobeck. At one time her residence was at 140 S. Broadway in St. Louis.
1870 - Caroline is keeping a Notions Store & her sons, Theodore & Albert, were residing with her. Their occupation is given as "Works in printing office."
1880 - Caroline was keeping a Notions Store in St. Louis & both her sons, Theodore & Albert were living with her. Caroline died of apoplexy cerebral 17 May 1893 at 1410 Broadway, St. Louis, Missouri and is buried in New Pickers Cemetery.
Children of Caroline & Edward:
Elise - born 1 December 1849 in Germany. Elise married August Ziock 23 January 1868 in St. Louis, Missouri. They had 7 children: Emma, Lily, Bertha, Clara, August Jr., Theodore & Henry E. Elise died of Carcinoma Gall Bladder (palpable tumor) 18 February 1927 at 2929 Victor, St. Louis & is buried in New Pickers Cemetery.
Theodore - born 1852 in Prussia
Albert - born 1855 in Pennsylvania died 10 September 1901 in St. Louis, Missouri
PARENTS OF CAROLINE WILKE:
Born in Prussia
In 1900 census I found a Lily (age 18) & Albert (age 12) Schroback living in St. Louis Missouri with the Louis & Jetta Hoffman family. Lily & Albert gave their birthplaces as Missouri, father's birthplace as Louisiana, mother's birthplace as Missouri. Lily worked in a restaurant. Don't know how/if they connect to my Schrobacks.
Submitted By: Gary Stoltman
Found under 'bach' but looks to be yours:
St. Louis City Death Records, 1850-1908 Record
Name: Edw Schrobach
Death Date: 23 Jun 1866
Birth Place: St Louis Mo
Cemetery: Holy Ghost
County Library: RDSL 9
Missouri Archive: C 10367
SLGS Rolls: 309
1870 census shows Caroline as 'Schroback' 56, a widow - and "keeps a
notion store." Theo. 18, born Prussia "works in a printing office" and
Albert 14 born Pennsylvania live with her. Both list as same surname. Ward
3 - no address shown.
Find her 66, in the 1880 census living on Menard St. (no address) -
but the 1400 block of Broadway was about 5 blocks east of Menard. Born
Prussia - parents born 'Germany.' She is, "keeper of notions store."
Show her address at death as 1410 S. Broadway