Louise or Lula Charlotte Schomburg

Female26 July 1892–28 October 1973

Brief Life History of Louise or Lula Charlotte

When Louise or Lula Charlotte Schomburg was born on 26 July 1892, in Evansville, Knight Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, her father, Ferdinand Gottlieb Schomburg, was 31 and her mother, Fredericka Wilhelmine Bickmeier, was 25. She married Charles William Leroy Brinkley on 1 November 1910, in Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Scott Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Center Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States in 1920. She died on 28 October 1973, in Evansville, Knight Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Evansville, Knight Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles William Leroy Brinkley
1885–1969
Louise or Lula Charlotte Schomburg
1892–1973
Marriage: 1 November 1910
George Ferdinand Earl Brinkley
1911–1998
Dorothy May Brinkley
1913–1998
Wesley Benjamin Brinkley
1915–1943
Jack W Brinkley
1920–2007
William Leroy Brinkley Jr
1923–1943

Sources (13)

  • Lulu Brinkley in household of Roy Brinkley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Louise Charlotte Schomburg, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"
  • Louise Schomburg Brinkley, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1910Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 4

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

    Age 14

    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 24

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Fritz, Armin, Guenther, Reinhard.

    German: habitational name from Schomberg in Württemberg, or from any of the places called Schaumburg, near Hameln, in Hesse, and in Brandenburg.

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

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