Amelia Margaret Tebbe

24 October 1899–3 November 1997 (Age 98)
Gibsonburg, Madison Township, Sandusky, Ohio, United States

The Life of Amelia Margaret

When Amelia Margaret Tebbe was born on 24 October 1899, in Gibsonburg, Madison Township, Sandusky, Ohio, United States, her father, John William Tebbe, was 39 and her mother, Mary Schmaltz, was 37. She married Frederick Henry Rutschow on 3 October 1929, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. In 1920, at the age of 20, her occupation is listed as stenographer at an automobile factory in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States. She died on 3 November 1997, in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Calvert, Cecil, Maryland, United States.

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Frederick Henry Rutschow
Amelia Margaret Tebbe
Marriage: 3 October 1929
Robert Frederick Rutschow

Spouse and Children

3 October 1929
Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 14

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.

Age 28

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: from a pet form of any of the masculine or feminine compound personal names with the first element Det-, Diet- (Germanic theudo- ‘people’, ‘race’) and a second element beginning with b- (e.g. -bern ‘bear’, -brand ‘sword’, or -burg ‘castle’, ‘fortified town’).

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

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Story Highlight

Frederick Henry Rutschow's Story

History by Frederick Henrick Rutschow and his son, Frederick Henry Rutschow, written by Frederick Henry Rutschow and his daughter, Mary Rutschow Allan. Caroline Louise Amelia Schumaker and Fre …

Sources (3)

  • Amelia Teble in household of John Teble, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Amelia Rutschow in household of Fred Rutschow, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Amelia Rutschow, "Florida, State Census, 1935"

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