Descendants of William M. Schneider
William M. Schneider was born in July 1838 in Switzerland. He
came to this country in 1850 when he was twelve years old. He
married Christienne Caroline Hampil sometime before 1874.
Christienne Caroline was born in Germany. William and
Christienne both migrated to Texas with their families where they
were later married and had at least six children. Sometime after
1898 William married Christienne's sister, Louise Pauline Hampil.
William Schneider, pictured in the tintype below, was the first child of William M. and
Christienne. He was born January 1874 in Lavaca County, Texas
and died February 4, 1905 near Hope, Lavaca County, Texas
where he was buried in a country cemetery. He married Lemmie
Arula Garrett, pictured below left, the daughter of James Byce Garrett and Arula V. C.
McNeill. Lemmie was born September 18, 1869 in Montgomery,
Alabama. She died in 1941 in Yoakum, Texas. After
she died, their four daughters decided to have William's remains
moved to Oak Grove Cemetery in Yoakum where the two of
them are buried side by side. William and Lemmie had five
children, the fifth child being born after William's death. Their
ETHEL-Born 1898 and died 1980 in Yoakum, Texas. She lived
in Yoakum most of her life. She married M.M. Braswell and had
one child, Robert. Robert was in the Marines and was killed on
Iwo Jima during World War II. He was twenty three years old and
his body was returned to Yoakum by train in late 1945 for burial.
EDD-Born 1899 and died 1963 in Yoakum, Texas. He had no
EMMA- Married W.T. Cudd and they lived in Houston, Texas.
They had three sons, W.T., David and Charles.
MATTIE-Born March 1, 1903 and died April 11, 1980. She
married Clifton O'Neill. He was a stone and monument mason and
they lived in Yoakum. They had two daughters, Gaylon and
WILLIE-Born February 1905 in Hope, Texas. She married
William Pearce Garrett August 1, 1924. He was a saddle maker in
Yoakum and later owned a dry cleaning establishment in Amarillo,
Texas. They had three children, Bess Marie, Billye Jean and
I am Barbara Ann Garrett Flynn.
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My Schneider and Garrett Family Links
Descendants of William Schneider: A search for William M. Schneider descendants
Descendants of William Garrett: A search for descendants of William Garrett
Descendants of William Mansfield Garrett: A descendants chart of William Mansfield Garrett
Garrett Family Pictures: Pictures of the family of William Pearce Garrett