Henry J Schilling

25 February 1867–23 October 1943 (Age 76)
Kiel, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Henry J

When Henry J Schilling was born on 25 February 1867, in Kiel, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Henry Schilling, was 36 and his mother, Magdalena Werle, was 31. He married Sophia Pickruhn on 18 April 1901, in Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Schleswig, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States for about 51 years. He died on 23 October 1943, in New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Schleswig Cemetery, Rockville, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States.

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Henry J Schilling
Sophia Pickruhn
Marriage: 18 April 1901
Walter Raymond Schilling
Carl Ernst Schilling
Elmer Henry Schilling
Ella M Schilling
Rueben Herbert Schilling
Meta Sophia Schilling

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 April 1901Wisconsin, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 1
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
    1870 · P.T. Barnum's Circus Established in Wisconsin
    Age 3
    P.T. Barnum's Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan & Hippodrome was established in Delavan, Wisconsin in 1870.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 23
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German schillinc, Middle Low German schillink, German Schilling ‘shilling’. The German surname may have referred originally to a rent or fee owed, or have some other anecdotal origin, now irrecoverable. The Jewish surname is mainly artificial. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).German: habitational name from Schilling in Bavaria or from any of the places called Schillingen in the Rhineland and former East Prussia. Compare Shilling .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Henry Shilling, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Henry Schilling Jr., "United States Census, 1900"
    • Henry J. Schilling in entry for Schilling (Twin), "Wisconsin Births and Christenings, 1826-1926"

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