Anna Clara Schalk

11 May 1894–26 August 1969 (Age 75)
Petersburg, Boone, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Anna Clara

When Anna Clara Schalk was born on 11 May 1894, in Petersburg, Boone, Nebraska, United States, her father, John Henry Schalk, was 33 and her mother, Maria Elisabeth Steffen, was 22. She married John W Egbert on 4 September 1912, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Colerain Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Cedar Township, Antelope, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 26 August 1969, in Norfolk, Madison, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Norfolk, Madison, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

John W Egbert
1891–1977
Anna Clara Schalk
1894–1969
Marriage: 4 September 1912
John Henry Egbert
1913–1978
Anna M. Egbert
1914–1988
Ralph Robert Egbert
1917–1980
Howard William Egbert Sr.
1919–1993
Hilda Elizabeth Egbert
1922–1977
Henry Charles Egbert
1927–1994
Harold Egbert
1934–1996

Spouse and Children

    John W Egbert

    Male1891–1977Male

    Female1894–1969Female

MARRIAGE
4 September 1912
Hamilton, Ohio, United States
children

(7)

    John Henry Egbert

    Male1913–1978Male

    Anna M. Egbert

    Female1914–1988Female

    Ralph Robert Egbert

    Male1917–1980Male

    Howard William Egbert Sr.

    Male1919–1993Male

    Hilda Elizabeth Egbert

    Female1922–1977Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Schalk

    Male1861–1929Male

    Maria Elisabeth Steffen

    Female1872–1911Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German schalk ‘servant’, hence an occupational name for a servant or, more specifically, a jester. Later the word came to be used as a term of reproach, ‘knave’, and some cases of the surname may reflect this use.2 Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Scalco, a pet form of compound names formed with -schalc (see 1).

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

Sources (3)

  • Anna Egbert in household of John W Egbert, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anna Egbert in household of John Egbert, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anna Scholck in household of Henry Scholck, "United States Census, 1900"

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