Edward August Schaefer

9 October 1919–8 October 1985 (Age 66)
United States

The Life of Edward August

When Edward August Schaefer was born on 9 October 1919, in United States, his father, Augustav Schaefer, was 35 and his mother, Anna F Seitz, was 32. He lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1920 and Queens, New York City, New York, United States in 1930. He died on 8 October 1985, at the age of 65.

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Augustav Schaefer
Anna F Seitz
James Peter Schaefer
Augustus Schaefer
Walter P Schaefer
Edward August Schaefer

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German (Schäfer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shepherd, from an agent derivative of German Schaf, Middle High German schāf ‘sheep’. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Edward Schaffer in household of Arthur Schaffer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edward Schaefer in household of August Schaefer, "United States Census, 1930"

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