Thomas Elmer Schooley

19 August 1890–12 June 1986 (Age 95)
Stoutland, Camden, Missouri, United States

The Life of Thomas Elmer

When Thomas Elmer Schooley was born on 19 August 1890, in Stoutland, Camden, Missouri, United States, his father, Amzy Wilson Schooley, was 28 and his mother, Jo Hester Lively, was 20. He married Mary Irene ( Mae) Fuller on 24 December 1914, in Gering, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Goshen, Wyoming, United States in 1935 and Laramie, Wyoming, United States in 1940. He died on 12 June 1986, in Othello, Adams, Washington, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Othello, Adams, Washington, United States.

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Thomas Elmer Schooley
Mary Irene ( Mae) Fuller
Marriage: 24 December 1914
Harold Edwin Schooley
Hester Mae Schooley

Spouse and Children

24 December 1914
Gering, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Amzy Wilson Schooley


    Jo Hester Lively




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 7

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; perhaps a topographic name for someone living on low-lying land (Old English ēg) with a hut or temporary shelter (Old Norse skáli) on it.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elmer Schooley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thos E Schooley in household of Angie M Schooley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elmer Schooly in household of Hope Hartzell, "United States Census, 1910"

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