Edwin M. Schott

1849–1909 (Age 60)
Waterloo, Seneca, New York, United States

The Life of Edwin M.

When Edwin M. Schott was born about 1849, in Waterloo, Seneca, New York, United States, his father, Vincent Schott, was 40 and his mother, Harriet Weitzel, was 21. He married Laura Elizabeth Garnet in December 1874, in Seneca, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Fayette, Seneca, New York, United States in 1850. He died in 1909, at the age of 60, and was buried in Waterloo, Seneca, New York, United States.

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Edwin M. Schott
Laura Elizabeth Garnet
Marriage: December 1874
Wilbur Edwin Schott

Spouse and Children

December 1874
Seneca, New York, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 14

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for a peddler or a nickname for someone who always had something to sell, from Middle High German schotte ‘peddler’.2 German (Schött): metonymic occupational name for a tax collector, from Middle Low German schot ‘tax’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from either German Schotte ‘Scotsman’ or German Schote ‘pod’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edwin Schott in household of Vincent Schott, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Edwin M. Schott, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Edwin M Schott, "Find A Grave Index"

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