Florence Lillian Schumacher

Brief Life History of Florence Lillian

When Florence Lillian Schumacher was born in 1918, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Herman Schumacher, was 25 and her mother, Elsie Lena Friedericke Koch, was 23. She married Lyle Keith Farnham on 23 August 1939, in Holdrege, Phelps, Nebraska, United States. She lived in Phelps, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Union Township, Phelps, Nebraska, United States in 1930.

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Lyle Keith Farnham
1914–1995
Florence Lillian Schumacher
1918–
Marriage: 23 August 1939

Sources (3)

  • Florence Schumaker in household of Herman Schumaker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence Lillian Schumacher in entry for Lyle Keith Farnham, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Florence Schumacher in household of Herman Schumacher, "United States Census, 1930"

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.

1949 · NATO is Established

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Bernd, Klaus, Alois, Erwin, Fritz, Horst, Juergen, Bernhard, Ewald.

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shoemaker, from Middle High German schuoch ‘shoe’, German Schuh + an agent derivative of machen ‘to make’. This surname is also found in Denmark and Sweden.

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

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