submitted by Wallace Scifres
My Great Uncle Wallace M. Scifres was the brother of Simon B. Scifres
my grandfather. I was named after my Great Uncle. I have some info that
I have not been able to confirm. This was passed down to me from my
Great uncle Wallace Mathice Scifres, by his Aunt Sallie Scifres Lambert
2-18-1925. I have the family Bible that this is in. Mathice Scifres born
1753 died 1857, 104 years old married Sarah Edwards-no dates- Mathis
Scifres came from what is now Germany to Philadelphia when he was 19
years old. Came to America in 1772 - Taught School in Philadelphia and
New York. He taught 8 Languages. He married 4 times had 33 children.
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