My grandfather, Ambrose Conrad Schneider, was from Danzig. His parents, according to his marriage application, were Michael and Mary Smith. He had 2 brothers, Valentine born 18 Feb. 1862 in Dresden, Germany; Henry born 12 Jul 1869; a sister Rose born 10 Feb.1866 in Bavaria, Germany. Ambrose was born 26 Nov. 1865. I have not been able to find if they came here together or how. Census records show years of immigration anywhere from 1880 to 1883. Valentine ended up in Newark, N. J. and the other 3 in Oil City, Pa. He died in Newark 22 May 1945. Ambrose died in Oil City 13
Sept 1931, Rose(Weidle) 15 Oct 1940, and Henry 4 Sept 1941.
Ambrose married in Oil City to a Martha Bucholz born Jun 1871 in Danzig. I don't know if they knew each other prior to coming to the States or not. I do know that her mothers first husband died and she remarried a John Frederick Schwartzkop and she had two children to him prior to their immigration. Martha and Julius were to her husband Bucholz and Valeska and Anna Marie(Mary) were John's. They also had two Rose & Agnes born in Oil City. Sure would like to find more information on their lives in Germany or whereever.