Maria Magdalena Scheitza

Brief Life History of Maria Magdalena

When Maria Magdalena Scheitza was born on 19 July 1866, in Falkowitz, Oppeln, Silesia, Prussia, Germany, her father, Johann Scheitza, was 37 and her mother, Ewa Welna, was 37. She married Victor R Rudek on 14 April 1891, in Falkendorf, Lehmkuhlen, Plön, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Bellevue Township, Morrison, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Royalton, Morrison, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 April 1950, in Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Royalton, Morrison, Minnesota, United States.

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Victor R Rudek
Maria Magdalena Scheitza
Marriage: 14 April 1891
Paul Joseph Rudek
Lizzie Rudek
Phillip Ralph Rudek
Annie J. Rudeck
John Roy Rudek
Minnie Helen Rudek
Marie Rudek
Josephine P Rudek
Peter Rudek
Frank Leonard Rudek

Sources (42)

  • Mary Rudeck, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Germany, Select Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898
  • Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1993

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This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.


Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Name Meaning

Short form of Maria , of German origin but now also moderately popular in the English-speaking world.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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