Sara E Scholl

19 December 1878–12 April 1964 (Age 85)
Wintersville, Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sara E

When Sara E Scholl was born on 19 December 1878, in Wintersville, Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Adam Scholl, was 34 and her mother, Amelia Matilda Zartman, was 30. She married Walter Henry Jones on 20 September 1904, in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 12 April 1964, in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Walter Henry Jones
Sara E Scholl
Marriage: 20 September 1904

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20 September 1904
Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

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.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 23

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: nickname for a lumpish person or a farmer, from Middle High German, Middle Dutch scholle ‘clod of earth’.2 Dutch and North German: from Middle Dutch scholle, schulle ‘flounder’, ‘plaice’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or a fish seller, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a flouder.3 German (Schöll): variant of Schell .

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

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  • Sarah E. Scholl, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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