Mathilda Gale Streeck

9 June 1864–30 October 1945 (Age 81)
Hanover, Hanover, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Mathilda Gale

When Mathilda Gale Streeck was born on 9 June 1864, in Hanover, Hanover, Prussia, Germany, her father, Edward Streeck, was 26 and her mother, Caroline Shermon, was 22. She married Frank Leorenzo Burten Shelmidine on 23 October 1881. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 11 daughters. She died on 30 October 1945, in Bangor, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Fairview, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States.

Photos & Memories (2)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Frank Leorenzo Burten Shelmidine
1860–1927
Mathilda Gale Streeck
1864–1945
Marriage: 23 October 1881
Cora Shelmentine
1883–
Dora Shelmentine
1883–
Ada Shelmidine
1885–1972
Emma Bertha Lena Shelmidine
1886–1931
Ella Agusta Elsie Shelmidine
1888–1910
Edward W. Shelmidine
1890–1918
Cora Shelmidine
1893–1921
Dora Shelmidine
1893–1979
Dora Shelmidine
1893–
Delia Bertha Shelmidine
1895–1990
Julia Shelmidine
1897–1935
Frank Shelmidine
1900–1977
Frank Shelmidine
1900–
Rose Shelmidine
1902–1980
Jesse Richard Shelmidine
1906–1983

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 October 1881
children

(15)

    Cora Shelmentine

    Female1883–Female

    Dora Shelmentine

    Female1883–Female

    Female1885–1972Female

    Emma Bertha Lena Shelmidine

    Female1886–1931Female

    Ella Agusta Elsie Shelmidine

    Female1888–1910Female

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Streeck

    Male1838–1948Male

    Caroline Shermon

    Female1842–1952Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 3

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.
1886

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Matilda Streek in household of Edward Streek, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Matilda Shelmentine in household of Frank Shelmentine, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Matilda Shelmidine in household of Frank E Shelmidine, "Wisconsin, State Census, 1905"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.