17 February 1886–
Barrington, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Schuster

When Schuster was born on 17 February 1886, in Barrington, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, John Christian Schuster, was 39 and her mother, Emmaline Ruth Hake, was 29. She lived in Elgin, Kane, Illinois, United States in 1900.

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John Christian Schuster
Emmaline Ruth Hake
Adah M Schuster
Emma Schuster
Irndolph Schuster
James Schuster
Hermann Newton Schuster

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 6

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Age 31

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a maker or repairer of shoes, Middle High German schuochsū tære (a compound of schuoch ‘shoe’ + sūtære ‘one who sews’), German Schuster, Yiddish shuster.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah J Schuster in household of John C Schuster, "United States Census, 1900"
  • schuster, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • Schuster, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1949"

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