Lucinda C Schell

Female3 March 1828–22 July 1918

Brief Life History of Lucinda C

When Lucinda C Schell was born on 3 March 1828, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Johathan Schell, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Gauit, was 24. She married Erastus Humphrey Ensign on 24 February 1845, in Portage, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1918. She died on 22 July 1918, in East Cleveland Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Newton Falls, Newton Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States.

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Erastus Humphrey Ensign
Lucinda C Schell
Marriage: 24 February 1845
Jennie or Helen V Ensign
Mary A Ensign
Fanny E Ensign
Nellie Amelia Ensign

Sources (20)

  • Lucia C Ensign in household of Mary A Deane, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lucinda C. Shell, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Lucy C Ensign, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 February 1845Portage, Ohio, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 2

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1836 · The Bridge War

    Age 8

    On Halloween, tension between Cleveland and Ohio City began to boil over. Both sides of the river armed themselves with muskets and a cannon over the Columbus Street Bridge. These tensions were brought about because the bridge's location was diverting commercial attention away from Ohio City completely and the way that their concerns were being treated. Cleveland's mayor tried to reason with the enraged citizens but was greeted with a volley of rocks. No deaths were recorded but three men were injured.

    1860 · Perry Monument on Public Square

    Age 32

    The Perry Monument was erected at the center of Public Square to commemorate the victory of the Battle of Lake Erie by Oliver Hazard Perry. It was Ohio's first monumental sculpture. It has since been moved to Fort Huntington Park.

    Name Meaning


    nickname for a loud or obstreperous person, from Middle High German schel, schellic ‘noisy, loud; wild’.

    occupational name for someone with bells on his clothes as was the custom for jesters and entertainers, or for a maker of bells. Compare Shell .

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

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