Dorothy Josephine Schech

Brief Life History of Dorothy Josephine

When Dorothy Josephine Schech was born on 5 February 1929, in Waldheim, St. Tammany, Louisiana, United States, her father, Joseph Ignatius Schech Jr, was 40 and her mother, Katie Christina Dutsch, was 34. She lived in Sun, St. Tammany, Louisiana, United States in 1940 and Bush, St. Tammany, Louisiana, United States in 2007. She died on 3 September 2019, in Waldheim, Tasmania, Australia, at the age of 90, and was buried in Waldheim Cemetery, Waldheim, St. Tammany, Louisiana, United States.

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Theodore Herman Willems
Dorothy Josephine Schech

Sources (18)

  • Dorothy J Scheck, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Dorothy Josephine Schech Willems, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Dorothy Williams in entry for Schech Joseph L and Mrs Paul Boeneke, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Horst, Matthias.

German: topographic name for someone who lived by or owned an area of woodland, Middle High German schache.

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): acronymic surname from Hebrew sifte kohen ‘lips of the priest’. This is the title of a religious commentary by Rabbi Schabtai Cohen (1621–62).

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

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