Roxie Freda Schaefer

Female5 January 1938–21 June 1962

Brief Life History of Roxie Freda

Roxie Freda Schaefer was born on 5 January 1938, in Hays, Texas, United States. She married Jerry Mack Arthur on 29 July 1955, in San Marcos, Hays, Texas, United States. She died on 21 June 1962, in San Marcos, Hays, Texas, United States, at the age of 24.

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Jerry Mack Arthur
Roxie Freda Schaefer
Marriage: 29 July 1955

Sources (5)

  • Roxie Freda Schafer, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Roxie Freda Arthur, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Roxie Freda Schaefer in entry for Charlene Arthur, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 July 1955San Marcos, Hays, Texas, United States
  • World Events (3)


    Age 3

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    1941 · The Four Freedoms

    Age 3

    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.

    1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

    Age 11

    One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Erwin, Ernst, Hans, Gerhard, Helmut, Dieter, Wolfgang, Hermann, Horst, Manfred.

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (Schäfer): occupational name for a shepherd, from an agent derivative of German Schaf, Middle High German schāf ‘sheep’. It is also found in Hungary and Czechia. Compare Schafer and Schaffer 2.

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

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