Mahlon John Scheckel

2 May 1939–9 August 1999 (Age 60)
Springbrook, Jackson, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Mahlon John

When Mahlon John Scheckel was born on 2 May 1939, in Springbrook, Jackson, Iowa, United States, his father, Florian J Scheckel, was 23 and his mother, Olga Elizabeth Clasen, was 26. He married Mary Catherine Schuster on 21 May 1962, in Dubuque, Iowa, United States. He lived in Jackson Township, Jackson, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 9 August 1999, in Springbrook, Jackson, Iowa, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Jackson, Iowa, United States.

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Mahlon John Scheckel
Mary Catherine Schuster
Marriage: 21 May 1962

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 May 1962Dubuque, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
    1941 · The Four Freedoms
    Age 2
    President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
    1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins
    Age 16
    The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

    Name Meaning

    German: diminutive of Scheck .

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Mahlon Scheckel in household of Florian Scheckel, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Mahlon Scheckel in entry for Carol M Lynch, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
    • Mahlon John Scheckel, "Find A Grave Index"

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