Elmer Clarence Schell

3 December 1881–8 July 1953 (Age 71)
Montgomery, Ohio, United States

The Life of Elmer Clarence

When Elmer Clarence Schell was born on 3 December 1881, in Montgomery, Ohio, United States, his father, Samuel Schell, was 25 and his mother, Mary Rabold, was 24. He married Bessie Olive Getter on 8 April 1903, in Montgomery, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Jefferson Township, Montgomery, Ohio, United States for about 40 years. He died on 8 July 1953, in Miami MM, Montgomery, Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Ellerton Cemetery, Moraine, Montgomery, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Clarence Schell
Bessie Olive Getter
Marriage: 8 April 1903
Walter Emerson Schell

Spouse and Children

8 April 1903
Montgomery, Ohio, United States


    Walter Emerson Schell


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Schell


    Mary Rabold




    Harry Wilson Schell



    Vernie Herbert Schell


World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elmer Shell in household of Samuel Shell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elmer C Shell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elmer C Schell, "United States Census, 1940"

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