Eugene Henry Schofield

Brief Life History of Eugene Henry

When Eugene Henry Schofield was born on 26 November 1846, in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States, his father, Hiram Frankin Scofield, was 37 and his mother, Alvalina Stearns, was 27. He married Rose Anna Cornelius on 19 November 1874. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States in 1880 and Ludington, Mason, Michigan, United States in 1900. He died on 2 April 1913, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Mendota, LaSalle, Illinois, United States.

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Eugene Henry Schofield
Ella Imogene Hill
Marriage: 18 February 1878
Harold Bertram Schofield
Ray Hiram Schofield
Ethel Maud Schofield
Irma Mary Hargreaves Schofield

Sources (39)

  • Eugene H Schofull, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eugene H Schofield, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Eugene Henry Schofield, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Scholefield in Rochdale (Lancashire), from Middle English scale, sc(h)ole ‘hut, shed’ (Old Norse skáli) + feld ‘field, open country’.

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

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