About the Schefflers

The Schefflers in Africa are descendents of Carl Friedrich (Fritz) Scheffler and Lydia Charlotte Stacklies.

Carl Friedrich Scheffler, born 1/3/1874 Rosenberg, Ostpreu�en, arrived in South Africa in 1902, as a missionary from the Berlin Missionary Society.

He married Lydia Charlotte Stacklies in Cape Town on 29 September 1906 (the day she arrived in South Africa). Lydia was born on 27/3/1878 in K�nigsberg.

Lydia passed away on 22/10/1937, while Friedrich passed away on 9/12/1966 in Mosselbay.

This website contains their family tree, photographs and other information.