William Arthur Schettler

3 July 1906–9 May 1987 (Age 80)
Sesser, Franklin, Illinois, United States

The Life of William Arthur

When William Arthur Schettler was born on 3 July 1906, his father, Bruno Schettler, was 29 and his mother, Gertrude M Fadeley, was 23. He married Rose Farrell on 25 March 1927, in Lake, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Goode Township, Franklin, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 May 1987, in Sesser, Franklin, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Sesser, Franklin, Illinois, United States.

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William Arthur Schettler
Rose Farrell
Marriage: 25 March 1927
Joan Rose Schettler

Spouse and Children

25 March 1927
Lake, Indiana, United States


    Joan Rose Schettler


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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 4

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

German:1. variant of Schüttler ( see Schuttler ). 2. variant of Schöttler ( see Schoettler ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Schettler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • 1910 United States Census household of Bouno Schetler
  • William Schettler in household of Bruno Schettler, "United States Census, 1920"

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