Pauline von Schrader Fletcher

24 November 1904–24 October 1995 (Age 90)
Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Pauline von Schrader

When Pauline von Schrader Fletcher was born on 24 November 1904, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, her father, Henry Jesse Fletcher, was 43 and her mother, Bertha Amelia von Schrader, was 38. She married Sherwood Reed Steadman on 23 May 1936, in Ware Church, Gloucester, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Westville Magisterial District, Mathews, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 October 1995, in Lafayette, Fairfield Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States.

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Sherwood Reed Steadman
Pauline von Schrader Fletcher
Marriage: 23 May 1936
Elizabeth Steadman

Spouse and Children

23 May 1936
Ware Church, Gloucester, Virginia, United States


    Elizabeth Steadman


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 2

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 25

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

English: occupational name for an arrowsmith, Middle English, Old French flech(i)er (from Old French fleche ‘arrow’).

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

Sources (3)

  • Pauline Fletcher in household of Bertha Vons Fletcher, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Pauline Fletcher in household of Roderick Von S Fletcher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Pauline F Steadman in household of Sherwood R Steadman, "United States Census, 1940"

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