Herman Albert Gustav Schiefelbein

19 August 1859–20 November 1928 (Age 69)
Alt Prochnow, Deutsch Krone, West Prussia, Prussia, Germany

The Life Summary of Herman Albert Gustav

When Herman Albert Gustav Schiefelbein was born on 19 August 1859, in Alt Prochnow, Deutsch Krone, West Prussia, Prussia, Germany, his father, Carl Friedrich Schiefelbein, was 25 and his mother, Johanna Augusta Lueck, was 24. He married Bertha Pauline Schmidt on 6 August 1882, in Deutsch Krone, West Prussia, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. In 1920, at the age of 61, his occupation is listed as laborer in a machine shop (in 1920 census) in Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States. He died on 20 November 1928, in Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States.

Photos and Memories (2)

Do you know Herman Albert Gustav? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Herman Albert Gustav Schiefelbein
1859–1928
Bertha Pauline Schmidt
1860–1931
Marriage: 6 August 1882
Augusta Schiefelbein
1883–1885
Marie Louise Schiefelbein
1886–1957
Minna Schiefelbein
1889–1918
Louise Amanda Antonia Schiefelbein
1892–1932
August Herman Schiefelbein
1896–1970
Sophie Emily Matilda Schiefelbein
1899–1987
Rose Schiefelbein
1900–1906

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 August 1882Deutsch Krone, West Prussia, Prussia, Germany
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1864
    Age 5
    War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.
    1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented
    Age 8
    A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
    1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire
    Age 24
    A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 545;2007: 942; 2010: 1556)German: habitational name from Schievelbein in Pomerania.North German: from Middle Low German schivelbēn, schivelen ‘to sway’, bēn ‘bone, leg’, a nickname for someone with a deformity or illness of the foot (originally denoting a horse disease).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Schievelbein

    Sources (16)

    • Herman Schefelbiur in entry for Louise A Hessenauer, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
    • Herman Scheifelbein, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Herman Shefelbine in entry for August Shefelbine and Arvilla Kakuske, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.