Della Schultz

1893–1983 (Age 90)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Della

When Della Schultz was born in 1893, in Kansas, United States, her father, Lewis Shultz, was 31 and her mother, Martha Bower, was 29. She married Harry Brown Pauley on 19 January 1913, in Cherokee, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Vienna Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died in 1983, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Harry Brown Pauley
Della Schultz
Marriage: 19 January 1913
Zelpha Pauley
Addison L "Bill" Pauley
Elsie Pauley
Gladys M Pauley
Zelma Mcculloch
Thelma Pauley
Harry Brown Pauley
John Pauley
Wesley J Pauley
Zelma Pauley

Spouse and Children

19 January 1913
Cherokee, Kansas, United States


    Zelpha Pauley


    Addison L "Bill" Pauley


    Elsie Pauley


    Gladys M Pauley


    Zelma Mcculloch


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Shultz


    Martha Bower




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 10

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 German: status name for a village headman, from a contracted form of Middle High German schultheize. The term originally denoted a man responsible for collecting dues and paying them to the lord of the manor; it is a compound of sculd(a) ‘debt’, ‘due’ + a derivative of heiz(z)an ‘to command’. The surname is also established in Scandinavia.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Schulze(see 1 above). The reason for adoption are uncertain, but may perhaps have referred to a rabbi, seen as the head of a Jewish community, or to a trustee of a synagogue.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Delle I Sholtz in household of Lewis Sholtz, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Delle Schultz in household of Lewis Schultz, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Dela Shultz in household of Lewis Shultz, "United States Census, 1910"

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