Evelyn Marie Ethel Scherer

Female21 December 1896–7 January 1984

Brief Life History of Evelyn Marie Ethel

When Evelyn Marie Ethel Scherer was born on 21 December 1896, in Midhirst, Taranaki, New Zealand, her father, Alphons Bernhard Scherer, was 35 and her mother, Friederike Amalie Gernhoefer, was 30. She married Jan Gera Tarulevicz about 15 April 1932, in Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 7 January 1984, in Auckland, New Zealand, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Jan Gera Tarulevicz
1892–1945
Evelyn Marie Ethel Scherer
1896–1984
Marriage: about 15 April 1932
Tatiana Roberta Tarulevicz
1932–1999
Ivan Alexis Tarulevicz
1933–1985

Sources (7)

  • Evelyn Ethel M Tarulevicz, "California, Los Angeles Passenger Lists, 1907-1948"
  • Evelyn Tarulevicz, "California, Los Angeles Passenger Lists, 1907-1948"
  • E E Scherer, "New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Passenger Lists, 1839-1973"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 15 April 1932Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 8

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 23

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a sheep-shearer or someone who used scissors to trim the surface of finished cloth and remove excessive nap, from Middle High German scherer, German Scherer, Yiddish sherer, agent derivatives of Middle High German scheren ‘to shear’. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare Sharer 2, Sharrer , and Shearer 2.

    Dutch and Flemish: cognate of 1 above, from Middle Dutch sc(h)errer ‘cutter’.

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

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