I just found your information at the following web site for the Sellers
My 2 x great-grandfather was the fifth child of John Scheer and
Elizabeth Zeller. He was Frederick Charles Scheer (1847-1918).
Frederick belonged to the 41st OVI, Co. D during the last year of the
Civil War. Frederick was married twice. 1) Mary Agnes Kane in Chicago,
Illinois and 2) Anna Leach in Sycamore, Illinois. Fred and Mary had 3
children; Charles, John and Nellie. Fred and Anna had one son, Fay. I
am the great-granddaughter of John Scheers (his father added an s to the
end of the surname) and Theresa Schmaus. John came to Alberta in c.
1896 to search for gold. He eventually became a farmer and settled in
My web page has a lot more information on this family. I would
share information with you. Please contact me at:
http://www.telusplanet.net/public/debbyw/scheers.htm#Top of page
Grande Prairie, Alberta