Eugene Henry Schofield

26 November 1846–2 April 1913 (Age 66)
Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Eugene Henry

When Eugene Henry Schofield was born on 26 November 1846, in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States, his father, Hiram Frankin Schofield, 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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Family Time Line

Eugene Henry Schofield
Ella Imogene Hill
Marriage: 20 February 1878
Harvest B Schofull
Ray Hiram Schofield
Ethel Maud Schofield
Irma Mary Hargreaves Schofield

Spouse and Children

20 February 1878


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World Events (8)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade

Age 2

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and is open 22 hours per day . 

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English (mainly northern): habitational name from any of various minor places, in Lancashire and elsewhere, named from Middle English sc(h)ole ‘hut’ ( see Scales ) + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eugene H Schofull, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eugeine Scofield in household of Hiram Scofield, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry E Schofield in household of Hiram Schofield, "United States Census, 1850"

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