John E. Scheurer1

b. 12 July 1896, d. 6 June 1970
John E. Scheurer|b. 12 Jul 1896\nd. 6 Jun 1970|p8530.htm|John J. Scheurer|b. 11 Nov 1859|p8466.htm|Bertha E. Fairfield|b. 14 Nov 1867\nd. 20 Oct 1957|p8464.htm|||||||James M. Fairfield|b. 30 Apr 1826\nd. 17 May 1895|p2964.htm|Jane E. Thurber|b. 15 Jan 1827\nd. 16 Sep 1915|p2965.htm|

1st cousin of Ruth Minerva Fairfield.
1st cousin 2 times removed of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Fairfield and Allied Families
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Gilbert Barthold & Johnny Scheurer
     John E. Scheurer was born on 12 July 1896 in Stockton, San Joaquin County, California. The California Death Index gives his date of birth as 12 July 1895.1 He was the son of John J. Scheurer and Bertha E. Fairfield. He married Florence E. Davis.2 He died on 6 June 1970 in San Joaquin County, California, at age 73.3
Additional Data
John E. Scheurer appeared on the 15 April 1910 Federal Census of Stockton, San Joaquin County, California, in the household of his parents, John and Bertha Scheurer.4 Click to view image

John E. Scheurer registered for the World War I draft 5 June 1917 at Stockton, San Joaquin County, California. Described as being of medium height and build with brown eyes and hair, he was living unmarried in Stockton where he worked as an electrician for Western States Gas & Electric Co. He had previously served six months in the California State Militia, artillery branch, as a private 1st class. He claimed an exemption from the draft on the grounds that he was serving a public utility company.1

John E. and Florence E. Scheurer appeared on the 1 January 1920 Federal Census of Stockton, San Joaquin County, California, enumerated 5 January 1920.5 Click to view image

Children of John E. Scheurer and Florence E. Davis


  1. [S918] World War I Selective Service Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, (National Archives Micropublication M1509, roll 1544428). Original images published online by, Provo, UT, 2002-2005.
  2. [S798] George H. Tinkham, History of San Joaquin County California with Biographical Sketches of The Leading Men and Women of the County Who Have Been Identified with Its Growth and Development from the Early Days to the Present (Los Angeles: Historic Record Company, 1923), 1444.
  3. [S914] Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Sacramento: State of California, 19xx).
  4. [S794] John Scheurer household, 1910 U.S. Census, San Joaquin County, California, population schedule, Stockton, enumeration district (ED) 131, sheet 10A/135, dwelling 185, family 216; National Archives micropublication T624, roll 143.
  5. [S796] John E. Scheurer household, 1920 U.S. Census, San Joaquin County, California, population schedule, Precinct 18, Stockton city, enumeration district (ED) 168, sheet 4a/91, dwelling 98, family 100; National Archives micropublication T625, roll 143.