Jennie Victoria Schumacher

18 December 1876–11 June 1945 (Age 68)
Dubuque Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States

The Life of Jennie Victoria

When Jennie Victoria Schumacher was born on 18 December 1876, in Dubuque Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, her father, John Pierre Schumacher, was 29 and her mother, Mary Theresa Schrupp, was 20. She married George Aaron Kempton on 11 April 1916, in Aberdeen, Grays Harbor, Washington, United States. She lived in Aberdeen, Grays Harbor, Washington, United States in 1920 and Central Park, Grays Harbor, Washington, United States in 1930. She died on 11 June 1945, in Montesano, Grays Harbor, Washington, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Grays Harbor, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Aaron Kempton
1873–1935
Jennie Victoria Schumacher
1876–1945
Marriage: 11 April 1916

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 April 1916
Aberdeen, Grays Harbor, Washington, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Pierre Schumacher

    Male1847–1918Male

    Mary Theresa Schrupp

    Female1856–1928Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 8

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shoemaker, from Middle High German schuoch ‘shoe’, German Schuh + an agent derivative of machen ‘to make’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jamie Schumacher in household of John P Schumacher, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jennie V Schumaker in household of John P Schumaker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jamie Schumacher in household of John P Schumacher, "United States Census, 1880"

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