Schuyler Filkins

1915–1971 (Age 55)
New York, United States

The Life of Schuyler

When Schuyler Filkins was born on 24 September 1915, in New York, United States, his father, Myron Filkins, was 43 and his mother, Georgeanna Wright, was 41. He lived in Rensselaer, Rensselaer, New York, United States for about 10 years and East Greenbush, Rensselaer, New York, United States in 1940. He died in September 1971, at the age of 56.

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Myron Filkins
Georgeanna Wright
Mildred M Filkins
Irene D Filkins
Beatrice Laura Filkins
Gertrude C Filkins
Pearl Leona Filkins
Sterling Young Filkins
Wilomena Violet Filkins
Schuyler Filkins
Marietta Filkins

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 2

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 16

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English:1. patronymic from the medieval personal name Filkin, a diminutive from a short form of Philip . 2. habitational name from a place so called in Oxfordshire, whose name is probably a tribal derivative (with Old English -ingas ‘people of’) of the Old English personal name Filica (of uncertain origin). Surname forms such as de Filking(es) are found in the surrounding area from the 12th and 13th centuries.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Schuyler H Filkins in household of Myron Filkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Schuyler Filkins in household of Myron Filkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Schuyler H Filkins in household of Myron Filkins, "United States Census, 1940"

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