Helen Holzschuh

29 January 1890–16 June 1985 (Age 95)
Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Helen

When Helen Holzschuh was born on 29 January 1890, in Erie, New York, United States, her father, Jacob John Holzschuh, was 25 and her mother, Matilda Marie Bauer, was 23. She married Julius William Reumann Sr. on 20 August 1924, in East Aurora, Aurora, Erie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Marilla, Marilla, Erie, New York, United States for about 40 years. She died on 16 June 1985, in East Aurora, Aurora, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Julius William Reumann Sr.
Helen Holzschuh
Marriage: 20 August 1924
Gladys Helen Reuman

Spouse and Children

20 August 1924
East Aurora, Aurora, Erie, New York, United States


    Gladys Helen Reuman


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob John Holzschuh


    Matilda Marie Bauer




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

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.

Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of wooden shoes (clogs), from Middle High German holz ‘wood’ + schuoch ‘shoe’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Hellen Holaschuh in household of Jacob Holaschuh, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Helen Reumann in household of Julius Reumann, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Helen C Reumann in household of Julius Reumann, "United States Census, 1930"

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