Laura Mary Schiltz

Female12 May 1867–26 November 1921

Brief Life History of Laura Mary

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.

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Henry Clay Walker
Laura Mary Schiltz

Sources (12)

  • Laura Walker, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • M. Laura Schiltz, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • M Laura Walker, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 15

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

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.

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

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