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Catherine (Kathryn Shultz) Scholtus

Catherine (Kathryn Shultz) Scholtus[1]

Female 1813 - 1903  (89 years)

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  • Name Catherine (Kathryn Shultz) Scholtus 
    Born 13 Jul 1813  Schockville, Luxembourg Province, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 31 Jan 1903  Seneca County, Tiffin, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Nicholas Church Cemetery in Frenchtown, Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30  Lucius | Decendants of Martinus Lucius & Elisabeth Weiss
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2017 

    Father Henri (Henrick Schultz) Scholtes,   b. 1 Dec 1780, Radelange, Belguim Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Seneca County, Ohio USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Marie Catherine (Mulliton) Molitor,   b. Abt 1788, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1829, Schockville, Luxembourg Province, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married Belguim Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Pierre "Petrus, Peter" (Lutzius) Lucius,   b. 26 Mar 1814, Nothomb, Luxembourg, Belguim Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1859, Martelange, Luxembourg, Belguim Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married Abt 1839  Schockville, Luxembourg, Belgique Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henri L. Lucius,   b. 10 Dec 1841, Schockville, Luxembourg Province, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1909, Seneca County, Tiffin, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Jannetta "Jane" Lucius,   b. 1846, Belgium, ABT 1846 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1870  (Age 24 years)
     3. Katharina (Catherine) Lucius,   b. 13 Apr 1850, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1860, Seneca County, Tiffin, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
     4. Elizabeth Lucius,   b. 1850, Belgium, Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1860, Seneca County, Tiffin, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
    Family ID F11  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Catherine (Shultz) Lucius Tombstone
    Catherine (Shultz) Lucius Tombstone
    Catherine (Shultz) Lucius Tombstone
    Catherine (Shultz) Lucius Tombstone

  • Notes 
    • Tombstone dates: July 2, 1829 - March 21, 1902
      NOTE:

      Mrs. Peter Lucius came to America from Belgium in December of 1859. She was a widow with four children: one boy and three girls. all under the age of eighteen. Catherine traveled to America on the same boat was Mary Mann's parents and all her siblings from Bavaria

      Her maiden name was Catherine Shultz (sometimes spelled Kathryn) and was the daugther of Henry and Mary (Mulliton) Shultz. She was born June 7, 1810 in Belgium and died January 31, 1903 at Melmore Street, Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio. SHe is buried in her son's plot in St. Joseph Cemetary in Tiffin, Ohio. but there are not dates on her gravemarker.

      Two of the little daugthers (Catherine & Elizabeth) of Peter and Catherine (Shultz) Lucius took a fever while on the boat coming to the United States, and they never fully recoverd. Both died before June 1860, shortly after their arrival in Ohio and buried in St. Joseph Cemetary, Tiffin, Ohio. At one time they had tombstones which were inscribed in German, but these could not be located.

      Once Catherine (Shultz) Lucius first moved to Tiffin, Ohio, she lived with her brother Peter Shultz and his wife Jane (Mann). Then she and her daugther moved to town in teh First Ward of Tiffin, Ohio. They lived in a small apartment in the Joseph Steur house.

      Joseph Steur was born around 1819 in Austria and he owned a grocery store. His wife Catherine, and athey had children named Macey, Catherine, Sopher, Victoria, and Frank. He had a prosperous business, so it can be assumed that Catherine and Jane Lucius could have been part-time employed by his wife.

      Mrs. Peter (Catherine) Lucius and her remaining daughter, Jannetta (Jane) left Seneca county and moved to Cleveland, Ohio to pursue their careers. Catherine was a tailoress and Jane a dressmaker. It is said that while living in Cleveland, Catherine and her daugther lived in a four-apartment house on Broadway. Jane never married and she died comparativey young from cancer. She is buried in Cleveland, Ohio. After the death of this daughter, Catherine returned to Tiffin, Ohio where she lived the rest of her life. She rented an apartment in the house of Fran Steur ( son of Joseph Steur) in Ward 4 on Sycamore Street.

      Catherine Shultz Lucius could not speak English, there always lived with other people. Besides the fact that she probably brought no household furnishings with here, neither did she have a husband to provided for her and her children. From all records, it seams apparent that she never remairried.

      Catherine (Shultz) Lucius is listed in 1860, 1870 and 1900 census of Seneca County, Ohio.

      When she moved back to Tiffin, Ohio, she rented an apartment in the house of Frank Steur (mentioned above) in Ward 4 on Sycamore Street. Frank was born August 1868 in Ohio of parents born in Austria, and his wife Mary was born October 1874 in Ohio of parents born in Germany.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Lucius Families U.S.A., Volume V, Ophelia RIchardson Wade, (1978).