Olive Roxanne Fay Norton

26 March 1896–15 May 1964 (Age 68)
Wescott, Shawano, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Olive Roxanne Fay

When Olive Roxanne Fay Norton was born on 26 March 1896, in Wescott, Shawano, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Sidney Sherman Norton, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Maria "Saddie" Robbins, was 19. She married Earl Rufus Schmude on 8 May 1913. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. She died on 15 May 1964, in Shawano, Shawano, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Shawano, Shawano, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Earl Rufus Schmude
Olive Roxanne Fay Norton
Marriage: 8 May 1913
Marvin Earl Schmude
Bertha Leona Schmude
Ethel Violet Schmude
Sadie Ruth Schmude

Spouse and Children

8 May 1913


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 11

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

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

1 English: habitational name from any of the many places so called, from Old English norð ‘north’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. In some cases, it is a variant of Norrington .2 Irish: altered form of Naughton , assimilated to the English name.3 Jewish (American): adoption of the English name in place of some like-sounding Ashkenazic name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Olive Lake in household of Fred Lake, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Olive Schmaide in household of Earl Schmaide, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Olive Schmude in household of Earl Schmude, "United States Census, 1920"

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