Our Scharf Line
Sarah Ann Bauman, age 18, was baptized on the same day as her daughter, Marianna Elizabeth Kurtz.
Her Children's death certificates give her name as follows: John : Anna Kertz, Sarah: Eliz. Kurtz, William: A. Elizabeth Kurtz,
Tax Year: 1862
State: Pennsylvania, USA
1889 - Anna Died
A Family Record, copied from an old bible and from the files of Howard Scharf, tells us that Ann Elizabeth Scharf lived in the old homestead at the corner of Water and Snyder streets, died there August 2nd 1889, aged 68 years, 5 months and 16 days.
Joseph was born in Pa to John Scharf and wife Anna Katherine about 1821. John Scharf emigrated from Zeiningen switzerland in 1817 to Philadelphia and ultimately to Selinsgrove where he made and repaired clocks. John was married twice and had at least 6 children. Sarah who married Jos Lombard was from his second wife. Johns parents were Johannes Scharf and Maria Kaufmann, complete lineage to Johannes Scharf 1607 were found in the canton records of Aargau Zeiningen town a few years ago
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From the Richards Family Story