Elizabeth Elsie Schoenhals

11 June 1875–17 September 1937 (Age 62)
Genoa Township, Livingston, Michigan, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Elsie

When Elizabeth Elsie Schoenhals was born on 11 June 1875, in Genoa Township, Livingston, Michigan, United States, her father, Conrad Conrad Schoenhals II, was 41 and her mother, Rosanna Boylan, was 37. She married William E. Musson on 25 January 1905, in Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 17 September 1937, at the age of 62, and was buried in Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States.

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William E. Musson
Elizabeth Elsie Schoenhals
Marriage: 25 January 1905
Neil C Musson
Gerald William Musson

Spouse and Children

25 January 1905
Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States


    Neil C Musson


    Gerald William Musson


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+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 4

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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: nickname from Middle High German schoen ‘beautiful’ + hals ‘neck’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Musson in household of William E Musson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth Musson in household of William Musson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lizzie Schoenhals in household of Conrad Schoenhals, "United States Census, 1880"

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