Amanda Elizabeth Schwenck

9 June 1905–16 May 1995 (Age 89)
Livermore, Humboldt, Iowa, United States

The Life of Amanda Elizabeth

When Amanda Elizabeth Schwenck was born on 9 June 1905, in Livermore, Humboldt, Iowa, United States, her father, Horace Schwenck, was 34 and her mother, Rosina Marie Nichtern, was 31. She married Dwight Elfers Overmyer on 24 August 1935, in Livermore, Humboldt, Iowa, United States. She lived in Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, United States for about 20 years. She died on 16 May 1995, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dwight Elfers Overmyer
1907–2005
Amanda Elizabeth Schwenck
1905–1995
Marriage: 24 August 1935

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 August 1935
Livermore, Humboldt, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 1

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1929

Age 24

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: variant of Schenk .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amanda Schmuck in household of Horace H Schmuck, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Amanda Schwenck in household of Horace H Schwenck, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mandy E Schwenck in household of Horace H Schwenck, "United States Census, 1910"

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