Matilda Sheme

13 March 1912–26 April 1998 (Age 86)
Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Matilda

When Matilda Sheme was born on 13 March 1912, in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States, her father, John Sheme, was 41 and her mother, Ivana Tomazic, was 23. She married William Cosby Clayton about 1938. She lived in Ross Township, Cherokee, Kansas, United States for about 15 years. She died on 26 April 1998, in Merchantville, Camden, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

William Cosby Clayton
Matilda Sheme
Marriage: about 1938

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1938
  • Parents and Siblings



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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    A strike led by silk mill workers in Paterson, New Jersey. The primary demands of the strike were focused on improved quality of working conditions and establishing an eight-hour workday limit. Two protestors were killed during the strike, and over 1,850 workers were arrested. The strike ultimately ended in failure, due to the manufacturers' inability to accept the demands of the strikes.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 23
    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    Origin unidentified.

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

    Sources (3)

    • Tilda Sheme in household of John Sheme, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
    • Matilda Sheme in household of John Sheme, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Matilda Sheme in household of John Sheme, "United States Census, 1920"

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