Salome C. Becker

Female21 December 1887–17 September 1944

Brief Life History of Salome C.

When Salome C. Becker was born on 21 December 1887, in East Hanover, East Hanover Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob H. Becker, was 33 and her mother, Mary Werner, was 28. She married John Raymon Schechterly on 6 June 1910, in Myerstown, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Union, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and West Beaver Township, Snyder, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 17 September 1944, in Wellsville, York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Jackson Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Raymon Schechterly
Salome C. Becker
Marriage: 6 June 1910
Catherine E Schechterly
Margria M Schechterly
Joyce Eudora Schecterly
Franklin Becker Schechterly

Sources (7)

  • Saloam C Schechterly in household of John R Schechterly, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Salome C. Becker, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Salome C Becker Schechterly, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 June 1910Myerstown, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 3

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1890 · Woman's Suffrage

    Age 3

    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

    Age 16

    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    Name Meaning

    German and Dutch: occupational name for a baker of bread, or brick and tiles, derived from Middle High German and Middle Dutch backen ‘to bake’. The German surname is also found in France (mainly Lorraine and Alsace).

    Danish: occupational name for a baker, from bechere ‘baker’.

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a baker, from German Bäcker (compare 1 and Backer ) or Yiddish beker ‘baker’.

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

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