Maud Schneck

1877–
Stewartsville, Posey, Indiana, United States

The Life of Maud

When Maud Schneck was born in 1877, in Stewartsville, Posey, Indiana, United States, her father, Charles Schneck, was 26 and her mother, Ellen Barrett, was 26.

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Charles Schneck
1851–
Ellen Barrett
1851–1877
Grace Schneck
1875–
Pearl Schneck
1876–1876
Maud Schneck
1877–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1851–Male

    Ellen Barrett

    Female1851–1877Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 29

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.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): affectionate nickname for a slow person or for a slow or indolent worker, from Middle High German snecke, German Schneck(e), Yiddish shnek ‘snail’.

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

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