History of Huntington Co., IN (Brant&Fuller:Chicago) 1887. p. 530/1 Huntington City & Township Biosketches
Henry F. Scheerer, proprietor of Lime City Restaurant and Bakery, was born in Stark County, Ohio, November 16, 1842. He was the fourth son in a family of twelve children, born to Jacob Henry and Catharine (Phillips) Scheerer, both natives of Bavaria, Germany, who emigrated to America in 1837, and located in Stark County, Ohio. When Henry was in the ninth year of his age, he came with his parents to this county, and located in Dallas Township. There the youth of our subject was spent upon a farm. At twenty years of age he came to the city of Huntington, where he engaged in the manufacture of woolen goods. At the end of seven years he went to Michigan, and a year later or in the fall of 1870, he returned to Ohio, and became a clerk in a grocery store in Fostoria, Seneca County. In 1875, he went to Hoytsville, Wood Co., Ohio, where he engaged in merchandising. To this his attention was directed until in 1884, when he came to this city, and on the 1st day of May following he opened up the restaurant he at present occupies. July 2, 1876, he was married to Mary Reichard, daughter of Peter and Mary (Moon) Reichard. Mr and Mrs. Scheerer are the parents of three children: Emma L., Mary C. and Franklin R., all of who are living. Our subject is a member of the F. & A. M. Lodge, and a Democrat in politics. While a resident of Wood County, Ohio, he held the office of township treasurer, three years. He held the position of postmaster at Hoytsville, from 1877 to 1881.