Herman Julius Schimmel

Male10 August 1892–August 1986

Brief Life History of Herman Julius

When Herman Julius Schimmel was born on 10 August 1892, in Manchester, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States, his father, A. Gustav Schimmel, was 30 and his mother, Emilia Rosalie Busse, was 26. He married Bertha Hulda Draheim in 1916, in Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States in 1920. He died in August 1986, in Menasha, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Manchester, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States.

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Herman Julius Schimmel
Bertha Hulda Draheim
Marriage: 1916
Vincent Calvin Schimmel
Lorraine M Schimmel
Lousin Schimmel
Clayton Schimmel
Duane H. Schimmel

Sources (9)

  • Herman Schimmel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herman J Schimmel, "Wisconsin Birth Index, 1820-1907"
  • Herman Julius Schimmel, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1916Wisconsin, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 4

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

    Age 15

    The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.


    Age 25

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Beate, Egon, Erwin, Hermann, Horst, Otto, Wilhelm, Willi.

    German and Dutch: nickname for a man with gray or white hair, from Middle High German, Middle Dutch schimel, a term used to denote both mildew and a white or dapple gray horse. Old High German forms are not found, and the semantic development is not entirely clear.

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Schimmel ‘mildew’, imposed by a non-Jewish government official.

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

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