Frances Schoenfeld

8 July 1897–11 April 1951 (Age 53)
Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Frances

When Frances Schoenfeld was born on 8 July 1897, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, her father, Peter Schoenfeld, was 40 and her mother, Catherine Suppes, was 39. She had at least 2 daughters with Lester E Smith. She lived in Rush, Kansas, United States in 1905. She died on 11 April 1951, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States.

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Lester E Smith
Frances Schoenfeld
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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 1
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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 3
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 15
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 German (Schönfeld): habitational name from any of numerous places named Schönfeld, from Middle High German schoen ‘beautiful’ + velt ‘open country’, ‘field’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German schön ‘beautiful’ + Feld ‘field’.

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

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Sources (6)

  • Frances Schoenfield, "Kansas State Census, 1905"
  • Frances I Smith in household of Lester E Smith, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frances Shoenfeld in household of Peter Shoenfeld, "United States Census, 1930"

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