Scherer family page

About the Scherer family

Michael L. Scherer was Mike Blomquist’s maternal grandfather, and his namesake.

Mike's Scherer ancestors
Mike’s Scherer ancestors

The Scherers were farmers in Stearns County, Minnesota.

Stearns County MN
Stearns County MN

The immigrant ancestor in the Scherer family was Michael L.’s father, John Scherer Jr., who was born in Germany. The Scherer family migrated in 1888.

Ancestors Louis Hartig and Ottilia Kraus were also born in Germany.


Ancestor surnames

  • Hartig
  • Kraus
  • Reichenbach
  • Scherer
  • Steer

Unanswered questions about the Scherers

  • Where did the German ancestors in the Scherer, Hartig, Kraus, Reichenbach, and Steer families live before they came to the United States?
  • When did they immigrate to the United States?

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