Robert Schell

12 January 1933–17 January 2015 (Age 82)
Corson, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Robert

When Robert Schell was born on 12 January 1933, in Corson, South Dakota, United States, his father, William Schell, was 28 and his mother, Margaret Lorenz, was 21. He lived in Howe Township, Grant, North Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 17 January 2015, in Bismarck, Burleigh, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Lemmon, Perkins, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Schell
Margaret Lorenz
Helen Schell
Robert Schell
Betty Lou Schell

Parents and Siblings

    William Schell


    Margaret Lorenz




    Helen Schell



    Betty Lou Schell


World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1935 · The Social Security Act

Age 2

This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 22

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: nickname for a loud or obstreperous person, from Middle High German schel ‘noisy’, ‘loud’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Schell in household of William Schell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert in entry for William Schell, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"
  • Robert in entry for Maggie Schell, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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