Ralph Emmett Shick

17 March 1880–9 March 1946 (Age 66)
Hawthorn, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ralph Emmett

When Ralph Emmett Shick was born on 17 March 1880, in Hawthorn, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Christian Shick, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Ann Lankerd, was 31. He married Lillian Frances Bish on 8 February 1906, in Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Redbank Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and South Bethlehem, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. In 1900, at the age of 20, his occupation is listed as farm laborer in Redbank Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 9 March 1946, in Templeton, Pine Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Mahoning Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Ralph Emmett Shick
Lillian Frances Bish
Marriage: 8 February 1906
Russel C Shick

Spouse and Children

8 February 1906
Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States


    Russel C Shick


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 18

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Schick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph E Shick, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ralph E Shick, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ralph E Shick in household of Christ Shick, "United States Census, 1910"

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