Ross Henry Schellhase

11 December 1886–28 September 1989 (Age 102)
Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ross Henry

When Ross Henry Schellhase was born on 11 December 1886, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, his father, Gustave Schellhase, was 34 and his mother, Louise Mundy, was 34. He married Marie Edith Lockyear on 19 December 1910, in Warrick, Indiana, United States. He lived in Pigeon Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 28 September 1989, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 102, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ross Henry Schellhase
Marie Edith Lockyear
Marriage: 19 December 1910

Spouse and Children

19 December 1910
Warrick, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Gustave Schellhase


    Louise Mundy




    Olena Schellhasr


    Gustave Schellhasr


    Gertrude Schellhasr



    Pearl Schellhase


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 20

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 27

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a nervous, easily frightened person, from Middle High German schel ‘startled’, ‘nervous’, ‘wild’ + hase ‘hare’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ross Schellhas, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ross H Schellhas in household of Andrew H Hormuth, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ross Schellhasr in household of Gus Schellhasr, "United States Census, 1900"

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