Mary Helena (Mayme or Mamie) Schartz

13 December 1896–13 June 1971 (Age 74)
Barton, Lincoln, Kansas, United States

The Life of Mary Helena (Mayme or Mamie)

When Mary Helena (Mayme or Mamie) Schartz was born on 13 December 1896, in Barton, Lincoln, Kansas, United States, her father, Paul Schartz, was 37 and her mother, Anna Elizabeth Klein, was 28. She married John Thomas Hammeke on 27 November 1917. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Lakin Township, Barton, Kansas, United States for about 40 years. She died on 13 June 1971, in Great Bend, Barton, Kansas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Ellinwood, Barton, Kansas, United States.

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John Thomas Hammeke
Mary Helena (Mayme or Mamie) Schartz
Marriage: 27 November 1917
Omer Frank Hammeke
Colleen Youngers
Imelda Rose Hammeke
John Cleo Hammeke
Paul Lavern Hammeke
Gerald Joseph Hammeke
Glenda Marie Hammeke

Spouse and Children

27 November 1917


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Paul Schartz


    Anna Elizabeth Klein




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname for a juggler, from Middle High German scharz ‘move (of a chess piece)’.2 German and Dutch: habitational name from a place so called near Trier.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Hammeake in household of John Hammeake, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Hammeke in household of John Hammeke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marry Schartz in household of Paul Schartz, "United States Census, 1910"

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