Russel Scheufele

4 October 1904–7 May 1993 (Age 88)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Russel

When Russel Scheufele was born on 4 October 1904, in Illinois, United States, his father, Gottlieb Schäufele, was 38 and his mother, Bridget Ellen Dempsey, was 39. He married Marjorie Ragan on 12 May 1920, in Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 May 1993, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Russel Scheufele
1904–1993
Marjorie Ragan
1910–1998
Marriage: 12 May 1920
Raymond Scheufele
1927–1976
Ralph Edward Scheufele
1929–1997
Roger Scheufele
1946–1997

Spouse and Children

    Male1904–1993Male

    Marjorie Ragan

    Female1910–1998Female

MARRIAGE
12 May 1920
Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States
children

(3)

    Raymond Scheufele

    Male1927–1976Male

    Ralph Edward Scheufele

    Male1929–1997Male

    Roger Scheufele

    Male1946–1997Male

Parents and Siblings

    Gottlieb Schäufele

    Male1866–1930Male

    Bridget Ellen Dempsey

    Female1865–1928Female

siblings

(6)

    Bertha Scheufele

    Female1893–1893Female

    James Carl Scheufele

    Male1895–1982Male

    Male1897–1954Male

    Male1898–1966Male

    Herbert Scheufele

    Male1901–1936Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 6

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1929

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

German (Schäufele): metonymic occupational name for someone who made shovels or used one in his work, from Middle High German schūfel ‘shovel’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Russell Scheufele in household of Gottlieb Scheufele, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Russel Scheufele in household of Gottlieb Scheufele, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Russell Scheufele in entry for Raymond J Red Scheufele, "Illinois, Mildred Hooper Obituary Collection, ca. 1959-1981"

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