Evelyn Schombucher

28 March 1916–12 December 1988 (Age 72)
California, United States

The Life of Evelyn

When Evelyn Schombucher was born on 28 March 1916, in California, United States, her father, Theodore William Schombucher, was 35 and her mother, Bertha Waschke, was 21. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Donald Samuel Witten. She lived in Napa Judicial Township, Napa, California, United States in 1940. She died on 12 December 1988, in Napa, Napa, California, United States, at the age of 72.

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Donald Samuel Witten
Evelyn Schombucher
Theodore Thomas Witten
Donna Witten

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    Theodore Thomas Witten


    Donna Witten


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 18

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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Sources (3)

  • Evelyn G Schombucher in household of Theodore Schombucher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Evelyn Schombucher in household of Theo Schombucher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Evelyn Witten in household of Donald Witten, "United States Census, 1940"

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