Maria Herovitsch

b. 24 April 1869, d. 4 November 1926
  • Maria Herovitsch was born on 24 April 1869 in Hungary.
  • She was known as Mary in the United States.
  • She married Franz Schima, son of Wenzel Schima and Anna (?), circa 1885.
  • Because working conditions in the coal mines in the area of Odenburg were very hazardous, Franz Schima and his family migrated to Homberg-Hochheide, Germany, in 1899.
  • Franz Schima and Maria Herovitsch arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on 9 December 1913, accompanied by Caroline Schima, Theresa Schima and Rosa Schima aboard the Campanello in steerage class, from Rotterdam, Netherlands.
  • Franz, Maria, Caroline, Theresa and Rose Schima entered the United States at Port Huron, Michigan, from Montreal, Canada, on 15 July 1914.
  • Franz Schima and Maria Herovitsch appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Washington, Crawford County, Kansas, living near their daughter Helen Lhotak.. Other members of the household included Rosa Schima.
  • Her husband Franz Schima became a widower at her death.
  • Maria Herovitsch died on 4 November 1926 at age 57 in Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kansas.
  • Her name was recorded as Gregorich in the transcription of her son Frank's death certificate.
  • Last Edited: 14 Aug 2009

Family: Franz Schima b. 4 April 1865, d. March 1947