When Laura Mary Schiltz was born on 12 May 1867, in Rockdale, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, her father, Henry Schiltz, was 31 and her mother, Mary Maria Chalders, was 29. She lived in Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1905 and Table Mound Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 November 1921, in Rockdale, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States.
German: variant of Schilz and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. Compare Shiltz 1.
Germanized form of Slovenian Šilc: probably from a derivative of šiliti ‘to point, to sharpen (with an awl)’, applied as an occupational name for someone who used an awl (šilo in Slovene) as a tool. Compare Shiltz 2.