Joyce Irene Schwartz

1 April 1915–5 November 2003 (Age 88)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Joyce Irene

When Joyce Irene Schwartz was born on 1 April 1915, in Illinois, United States, her father, Edward Thomas Schwartz, was 32 and her mother, Effie Jane Kemper, was 33. She married Robert Leonard Duckworth on 20 September 1930. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Kansas, Edgar, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Charleston, Coles, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 5 November 2003, in Mattoon, Coles, Illinois, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Lafayette Township, Coles, Illinois, United States.

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Robert Leonard Duckworth
Joyce Irene Schwartz
Marriage: 20 September 1930
Robert Eugene Duckworth
Carolyn Joyce Duckworth

Spouse and Children

20 September 1930


    Robert Eugene Duckworth


    Carolyn Joyce Duckworth


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 10

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with black hair or a dark complexion, from Middle High German swarz, German schwarz, Yiddish shvarts ‘dark’, ‘black’. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joyce Duckworth in household of Robert L Duckworth, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joyce I Schwartz in household of Edward Schwartz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joyce Schwartz in household of Edward Schwartz, "United States Census, 1920"

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