Joseph Nevin Schminky

4 February 1913–15 May 1978 (Age 65)
Gratz, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Joseph Nevin

When Joseph Nevin Schminky was born on 4 February 1913, in Gratz, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Finley Morse Schminky, was 40 and his mother, Carrie Louise Maurer, was 38. He married Dorothy Lucille Smith on 30 June 1934, in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 15 May 1978, in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Gratz, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Joseph Nevin Schminky
Dorothy Lucille Smith
Marriage: 30 June 1934
Joe Schminky

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30 June 1934
Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.

Age 4

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

Age 18

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin, perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a maker of cosmetics and ointments, from Middle High German smicke, sminke ‘make-up’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joe Schminkey in household of John F M Schminkey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph Schminky in household of John F M Schminky, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Schminky, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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