Ruth Teresa Schilling

10 October 1906–10 April 1964 (Age 57)
Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ruth Teresa

When Ruth Teresa Schilling was born on 10 October 1906, in Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, John Louis Bernard Schilling, was 32 and her mother, Mary Magdalene Klein, was 30. She married Ernest Theodore Abbott on 7 February 1928, in Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois, United States. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1920 and St. John Township, Lake, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 10 April 1964, at the age of 57, and was buried in Monticello, White, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Theodore Abbott
Ruth Teresa Schilling
Marriage: 7 February 1928

Spouse and Children

7 February 1928
Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Edward Schilling


    Gertrude Schilling



    Dorothy Agnes Schilling



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 13

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 17

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German schillinc, Middle Low German schillink, German Schilling ‘shilling’. The German surname may have referred originally to a rent or fee owed, or have some other anecdotal origin, now irrecoverable. The Jewish surname is mainly ornamental.2 German: habitational name from Schilling in Bavaria or from places called Schillingen in the Rhineland and East Prussia.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ruth T Abbott in household of Ernest Abbott, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth T Abbott in household of Ernest T Abbott, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth Schilling in household of Louis Schilling, "United States Census, 1920"

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