Thanks and credit for German photos and birth certificates to Uwe Kruse, Hausten, Germany.
This is a photo of the school at Boos. This building no longer exists.
Old photo of the village of Boos.
Another image of Boos.
The Church in Boos.
Here is the wedding photo of Barbara Krebsbach's sister, Katharina, to Peter Steffens. They married in Mayen on 5, February 1885.
Here is Katharina Krebsbach Steffens in front of her house.
This was Johan Schneider. Johan was the son of Peter Schneider's older brother, Johan. Johan was born in Lind in 1886. He emigrated to America, arriving in Quebec on 16, September 1913. He died in Chicago on 19, September 1919 of a self inflicted gunshot wound. His death certificate is posted below. Johan is buried in Adams, Mn. His grave stone simply says: cousin John.
This is Susanna Krebsbach, sister of Barbara Schneider. She married Henry Wegener after immigrating to America. Susanna lived the last years of her life in San Diego and died in Los Angeles County on 24, July 1936.
The back of this photo says; 28, December 1956 Germany. These are grandchildren of Peter Schneider's older brother, Johan Schneider. Johan's oldest child, Maria, married Johann Rausch from Boos. These are the Rausch children: Barbel, Susanne, Lisbeth and Peter Joseph.
Susanne Rausch: 1902-1994.
Elisabeth(Lisbett) Agnes Rausch; 1905-1961.
More descendants of Peter Schneider's older brother, Johan. The woman 3rd from the left is Barbara Diederich Schneider, widow of Johan's son, Josef Schneider. She is pictured here with their daughter, Maria Veronika(far right), Maria's husband Joseph Schlicht, and son, Anton Helmut Schlicht.
Another grandson of Johan Schneider: this is Anton Schneider(b. 29, October 1914) son of Josef and Barbara(Diederich) Schneider.
Grandchildren of Josef Schneider(1880-1915). These are children of Josef's son, Ewald August Schneider(1912-1944). Ewald was killed in Russia in WWII. The children are Werner Anton(1935), Erika Marie(1938), Manfred Heinrich(1940).
Erika Marie Schneider
Erika Marie and Manfred Heinrich Schneider
Werner Anton Schneider
Granddaughter of Johan Schneider. Daughter of Arnold Schneider. This is the wedding photo of Maria Pauline Schneider(1917-1991) to Josef Schmitt.
Another daughter of Arnold Schneider; this is Anna Schneider(1914) who married Arnold Boos.