Ellen "Allie" Schweiger

3 November 1885–16 March 1964 (Age 78)
New Haven, Mitchell, Iowa, United States

The Life of Ellen "Allie"

When Ellen "Allie" Schweiger was born on 3 November 1885, in New Haven, Mitchell, Iowa, United States, her father, Englebert "Bert" Schweiger, was 32 and her mother, Mary Jane Marr, was 21. She married Henry Mccarthy on 2 January 1912, in Mitchell, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Douglas Township, Mitchell, Iowa, United States for about 20 years. She died on 16 March 1964, in New Haven, Mitchell, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Meyer, Mitchell, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Mccarthy
Ellen "Allie" Schweiger
Marriage: 2 January 1912
Bernard Henry McCarthy
Bernard McCarthy
Edmund Joseph McCarthy
Edmund McCarthy
Mr Thomas McCarthy
Ella Janet Mccarthy

Spouse and Children

2 January 1912
Mitchell, Iowa, United States




    Edmund Joseph McCarthy


    Edmund McCarthy


    Mr Thomas McCarthy


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Englebert "Bert" Schweiger


    Mary Jane Marr




+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a somewhat taciturn or ‘deep’ person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schwīgen, German schweigen, Yiddish shvaygn ‘to be silent’.2 German: variant of Schwaiger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Allie McCarthy in household of Henry McCarthy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Allie Mccarthy in household of Henry Mccarthy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Allie McCarthy in household of H F McCarthy, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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