Carl Henry Schwarz

2 December 1897–May 1976 (Age 78)
Oran, Fayette, Iowa, United States

The Life of Carl Henry

Carl Henry Schwarz was born on 2 December 1897, in Oran, Fayette, Iowa, United States as the son of Karl Schwarz and Emma Sommer. He married Hulda M Bahe on 31 January 1918, in Fayette, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1925. He died in May 1976, in Hawkins, Rusk, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Hawkins, Rusk, Wisconsin, United States.

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Carl Henry Schwarz
Hulda M Bahe
Marriage: 31 January 1918
Laverne Alvin Schwarz
Raymond Schwarz

Spouse and Children

31 January 1918
Fayette, Iowa, United States


    Laverne Alvin Schwarz


    Raymond Schwarz


Parents and Siblings

    Karl Schwarz


    Emma Sommer




    Carl Henry Schwarz


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 16

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 21

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Schwartz .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Carl H Schwarz, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Carl Henry Schwarz, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Carl Schwarz in entry for Verona Dorothy Schwarz, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"

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