William Sherman Tecumsah Schroll

1 May 1865–1951 (Age 85)
Forsyth, Macon, Illinois, United States

The Life of William Sherman Tecumsah

When William Sherman Tecumsah Schroll was born on 1 May 1865, in Forsyth, Macon, Illinois, United States, his father, George William Schroll, was 37 and his mother, Leatha Ann Hornback, was 29. He married Sarah Ann Sevilla Gepford about 1883, in Forsyth, Macon, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hickory Point Township, Macon, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Lodgepole, Cheyenne, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1951, at the age of 86, and was buried in Pleasantview Cemetery, Lodgepole, Cheyenne, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Sherman Tecumsah Schroll
1865–1951
Sarah Ann Sevilla Gepford
1865–1909
Marriage: about 1883
Raymond George Schroll
1885–1954
Floetta Schroll
1887–1978
Ethel Pearl Schroll
1889–1968
Charles Ivan Schroll
1892–1947
Roy William Schroll
1894–1958
James Leo Schroll
1896–1896
Harry Edmond Schroll
1898–1973
Alta Mae Schroll
1902–1988
Dessa Idell Schroll
1905–1988
Arlie Clinton Schroll
1909–1909

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1883
Forsyth, Macon, Illinois, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Amanda E Effie Schroll

    Female1857–1858Female

    Ida J. Schroll

    Female1859–1871Female

    Barnard G "Barney" Schroll

    Male1861–1927Male

    Samuel M. Schroll

    Male1863–1864Male

    Male1865–1951Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867

Age 2

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

South German: nickname for an ungainly or uncouth person, from Middle High German schrolle ‘lump’, ‘clod’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Wm S Shrill in household of Geo Shrill, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm Schroll, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Schroll, "United States Census, 1920"

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