Marie Barbara Schaff

2 March 1905–24 February 1987 (Age 81)
West Mifflin, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Marie Barbara

When Marie Barbara Schaff was born on 2 March 1905, in West Mifflin, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Andrew Schaff, was 28 and her mother, Catherine Barbara Melber, was 18. She married Joseph Victor Goodnight on 7 June 1922, in Wellsburg, Brooke, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Baldwin Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940 and Baldwin, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 24 February 1987, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Victor Goodnight
1900–1974
Marie Barbara Schaff
1905–1987
Marriage: 7 June 1922
Catherine Rose Goodnight
1923–1984
Violet Marie Goodnight
1925–2008

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 June 1922
Wellsburg, Brooke, West Virginia, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1927

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Schaaf .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental or occupational name from German Schaf ‘sheep’.3 German: metonymic occupational name for a tubmaker, from Middle High German schaff(e) ‘wooden vessel’, ‘scoop’ ( see Scheffel ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marie Schaff in household of Andrew Schaff, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marie B Goodnight in household of Joseph V Goodnight, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marie B Goodnight in household of Joseph V Goodnight, "United States Census, 1930"

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