Henry Curtis Ishmael

8 August 1883–22 October 1949 (Age 66)
Oakford, Menard, Illinois, United States

The Life of Henry Curtis

When Henry Curtis Ishmael was born on 8 August 1883, in Oakford, Menard, Illinois, United States, his father, John Tilton Ishmael, was 31 and his mother, Laura Ann McKee, was 21. He married Iona J Schulz on 19 November 1904, in Menard, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Minnesota, United States in 1942. He died on 22 October 1949, in Winnebago, Faribault, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Winnebago, Faribault, Minnesota, United States.

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Henry Curtis Ishmael
Iona J Schulz
Marriage: 19 November 1904

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19 November 1904
Menard, Illinois, United States






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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 2

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 18

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Muslim: see Ismail .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry C Ishmael, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry Ishmeal in household of John Ishmeal, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry C Ishmael, "Minnesota, County Deaths, 1850-2001"

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