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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Gertrude Discher: Birth: 1877 in Germany. Death: 26 DEC 1915

  2. William Discher: Birth: 20 JAN 1880 in Helmern Paterborn, Germany. Death: 12 NOV 1942 in Salem, South Dakota

  3. Catherine Discher: Birth: 1882 in Atlantic Ocean. Death: 1882 in Buried at sea.

  4. Mary Discher: Birth: 1886 in McCook County, South Dakota. Death: 1946

  5. Anna Mary Discher: Birth: 7 JUL 1887 in Brookfield Township, McCook County, SD. Death: 20 AUG 1959 in Salem, South Dakota

  6. Elizabeth Discher: Birth: 1889 in McCook County, South Dakota. Death: 1947

  7. Josephine Discher: Birth: 1895 in McCook, County, South Dakota. Death: 1938


Notes
a. Note:   ARTICLE TAKEN FROM "100 YEARS OF FAITH 1885-1985" PUBLISHED BY ST MARY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, SALEM, SOUTH DAKOTA IN 1985. HENRY DISCHER WAS BORN DECEMBER 27, 1840 TO CASPER AND FERDINANDINE (DINA DIERMANN) DISCHER. HENRY MARRIED KATHRENA PHEIFFER ON SEPTEMBER 2, 1879. IN 1882 THEY CAME TO THE U.S. AND SETTLED IN IOWA. IN 1884 THEY MOVED TO MC COOK COUNTY, S.D. THEY MOVED NORTHEAST OF SALEM, S.D. AND BUILT A SOD HOUSE. THIS WAS A HOMESTEAD WHERE THE FAMILY HAS LIVED CONTINUALLY. LOUIS AND EUGENE ARE THE OCCUPANTS OF THE HOMESTEAD AT THIS TIME. HENRY AND KATHRENA DISCHER HAD SEVEN CHILDREN. GERTRUDE AND WILLIAM WERE BORN IN GERMANY. CATHERINE WAS BORN ON THE SHIP, DIED IN INFANCY, AND WAS BURIED AT SEA. MARY, ANNA, ELIZABETH, AND JOSEPHINE WERE BORN IN MC COOK COUNTY. HENRY DISCHER WAS BLIND FOR EIGHT YEARS BEFORE HE DIED.


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