Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

John A. Schumacher  



Indianapolis City Directory, 1889. Indianapolis, IN: R.L. Polk and Co., 1889 & 1890.

Name: Wm P Jungclaus; John A Schumacher
Location 1: 444 E St
City: Indianapolis
State: IN
Occupation: Planing Mill, Lumber Dealers and General Contractors
Year: 1889
Business Name: Jungclaus & Schumacher

Name: John A Schumacher
City: Indianapolis
State: IN
Year: 1889
Business Name: Junclaus & Schumacher
Location 2: southeast corner Christian avenue and Bellefontaine

Name: Wm P Jungclaus; John A Schumacher
Location 1: 444 E St Clair
City: Indianapolis
State: IN
Occupation: Plaining Mill, Lumber Dealers and General Contractors
Year: 1890
Business Name: Jungclaus & Schumacher

Name: John A Schumacher
City: Indianapolis
State: IN
Year: 1890
Business Name: Jungclaus & Schumacher
Location 2: 271 Christian avenue

J. A. Schumacher Co.

Jungclaus & Schumacher exists today as Jungclaus-Campbell in Indianapolis was founded by a German ship's carpenter in 1875, it has been Indiana's master builder.

William P. Jungclaus and his partner and brother-in-law, John A. Schumacher






These are from William Schumacker - who has started a website of the .

John Albert Schiacher was born in Germany in 1845 immigrated to America in 1871 and is known as one of Indianapolis' prominent building contractors. His firm, John A Schumacher construction was located on Massachusetts Avenue where the sucessor company: Junglaus is located. The Bridgemen's Magazine, Volume 8 International Association of Bridge and Structural Iron Workers, 1908
    Terre Haute Ind The contract to erect an four story 46x118 feet to the St Anthony's HOspital has been awarded to John A of Indianapolis at about $70,000


The American Contractor - Volume 35 - Page 72 1914 Bank & Office Bldg 7 sty & bas $100,000 Kokomo Ind Archts Vonncgut & Bohn 610 Indiana Trust bldg Indianapolis Owner Citizens Nat'l Bank R Ruddell pres Kokomo Genl contract let to John A Schumacher Co 820 E St Clair st Indianapolis Face brick stone struct steel reinforced concrete fireproof construction

The John Schumacher Company of Indianapolis was the builder and the cost of construction was $1,000,000 in 1922 dollars. Construction consisted of 1,665,000 bricks, 7,250 yards of excavation, 24,500 square feet of cement floor, and 283 tons of steel. All fabrication and plaster work was prepared onsite and the project design and construction was completed in 18+ months. The theater lighting system was the most modern system in the nation. The Indiana Theatre of Terre Haute was originally built for vaudeville and silent movies. Originally, the building façade featured an enormous peacock which consisted of 3,000 lights and lit up the corner of 7th and Ohio like nothing ever seen before
Child:
    William Martin Schumacker 1872-1943


A possible location for the cottage 1908 - Lakefront half: Shoemaker ?Schumacker?/ English Est.? [on the road side] A split lot (verification of name)

Here are some photos of the Schumacker family at Lake Maxinkuckee about 1915 (clicking photo will open to larger version:







John Albert Schumaker (Schiacher) was born in Germany in 1845 immigrated to America in 1871 and is known as one of Indianapolis' prominent building contractors. His firm, John A Schumacher construction was located on Massachusetts Avenue where the sucessor company: Junglaus is located.

John Albert Schumaker (Schiacher) Birth: Dec. 12, 1845 Oberndorf, Aust Auchano Osta Proving Stansover, Germany Death: Aug. 22, 1910 Indianapolis Marion county Indiana burial: AUG 25,1910 Crown Hill Cemetery Burial or Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana son of Henry Schumacher and Catharine Witt

married Augusta Ida Virracono born 25 Aug 1856 Gristald Pommern Germany died May 1926 burial: MAY 24, 1926 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

He sailed aboard the Alexandria from Liverpool England on or about July 1866, He became a natrualized citizen on 19 Apr. 1872 in New York City. He went to Indianapolis sometime in 1875 - the information was found on an application for passport dated 14 May 1907 - Children:
    William Martin Schumacher Birth: 31 Oct 1872 New York DEATH 6 Apr 1945 buried Jun 26 1945 Crown Hill Cemetery Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana married 4 Jan 1899 Chicago, Cook, Illinois Sophie D Bottcher Birth 15 Aug 1874 Chicago, Cook, Illinois 25 Jun 1942 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana buried Jun 26 1942 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion County Indiana daughter of John O Battcher & Marie Luecking
      Carl Schumacker born c. 1906 New York.

      Arthur Max Schumacher Birth 16 Oct 1907 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana Death: Jul 1972 buried Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana married 26 Dec 1929 Hamilton County Indiana Marie Browning Noel Birth 16 Apr 1909 Marion Co., Ind. Death 23 Nov 1975 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana buried NOV 26,1975 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion County Indiana daughter of Small Wood Noel Jr & Marie Gibson Jones

      Margaret Augusta Schumacker Birth 2 Aug 1910 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana Death 16 Jun 1954 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana buried June 18, 1954 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion County Indiana

      George A Schumacher Birth 16 Jun 1904 Indiana Death 15 Jan 1973 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana buried Jan 27, 1973 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion County Indiana Married Edna Mae Coffey Birth 4 Jun 1903 Ipton, Indiana died 27 Dec 1992 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana buried Dec 30 1992 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion County Indiana married 2nd 28 Nov 1975 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana Robert David Pritchard daughter of James F Coffey & Stella I Eaton



    Max Albert Schumacher Birth NOV 16, 1874 New York died Jun 18, 1924 buried June 21, 1924 Crown Hill Cemetery Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana married 27 Nov 1900 Chicago, Cook, Illinois Anna Bottcher Birth 6 Oct 1872 Chicago Ill Death 22 Apr 1940 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, buried Apr. 24 1920 Crown Hill Cemetery Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indianadaughter of John D Bottcher & Marie Hitchens
      John Albert Shumacher b. 13 Sep 1901 Indiana died 20 Dec 1970 Indianapls, Marion, Indiana buried 22 Dec 1970 Crown Hill Cemetery Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana married Rachel ---


    Alexander Julius Schumacker Birth: 25 Aug 1880 Indianapolis, Ind Death 13 Jun 1934 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana buried Jun 14 1934 Crown Hill Cemetery Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana married Lillian J/K -- Birth abt 1883 Indiana Birth: unknown Death: 1926 burial JUL 28,1926 Crown Hill Cemetery Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana


Year: 1900; Census Place: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: 387; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0043;
Name: John Schumacker
Age: 54
Birth Date: Dec 1845
Birthplace: Germany
Home in 1900: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1866
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Augusta Schumacker
Marriage Year: 1871
Years Married: 29
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
John Schumacker 54
Augusta Schumacker 46
Wm M Schumacker 27 son
Max A Schumacker 2 son
Alexander E Schumacker 19 son
Alexander Schumacker 18 Nephew
Lizzie H Linsthet 24 servant
Year: 1910; Census Place: Indianapolis Ward 8, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T624_368; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0149;
Name: Jno A Schumacher[Jno A Schumaker]
Age in 1910: 64
Birth Year: abt 1846
Birthplace: Germany
Home in 1910: Indianapolis Ward 8, Marion, Indiana
Street: E Eleventh
House Number: 901
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1866
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Augusta I Schumacher
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Native Tongue: English
Occupation: Contractor Bld
Industry: Contractor
Employer, Employee or Other: Employer
Home Owned or Rented: Own
Home Free or Mortgaged: Free
Farm or House: House
Naturalization Status: Naturalized
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Years Married: 39
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Jno A Schumacher 64
Augusta I Schumacher 55
Wm M Schumacher 37






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