Elizabeth Marie Thoma

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Marie

When Elizabeth Marie Thoma was born on 18 January 1881, in Grafton, Ozaukee, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Philip Thoma I, was 40 and her mother, Mary Anna Stadler, was 40. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Dominic Schanen. She died on 18 December 1966, in Port Washington, Ozaukee, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Saukville, Ozaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dominic Schanen
1875–1955
Elizabeth Marie Thoma
1881–1966
Herbert Philip Schanen
1910–1973
Lorraine Elizabeth Schanen
1915–1962
Lawrence Peter Schanen
1917–2002

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Schaner in household of Domonic Schaner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Schanen in household of Dominick Schanen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lizzie Thoma in household of Philip Thoma, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

1904

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Klaus, Georg, Kurt, Armin, Ernst, Florian, Franz, Gerhart, Gunter, Lorenz, Otto.

German and Swiss German: variant of Thomas .

Americanized form of Romanian, Hungarian, Polish, Slovak, Croatian, and Assyrian/Chaldean Toma .

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

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