Alvin William Schnake

10 February 1911–28 September 1980 (Age 69)
Lawrence, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Alvin William

When Alvin William Schnake was born on 10 February 1911, in Lawrence, Missouri, United States, his father, Christian Heinrich Friedrich Schnake, was 29 and his mother, Georgia Anna Rowley, was 28. He married Georgia Ann Fossett on 12 August 1930, in Lawrence, Missouri, United States. He lived in Mount Vernon Township, Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 28 September 1980, in Mount Vernon, Lawrence, Missouri, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Zion Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Lawrence, Missouri, United States.

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Alvin William Schnake
Georgia Ann Fossett
Marriage: 12 August 1930

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 August 1930Lawrence, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 1
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 2
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
    Age 20
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    South German: nickname for a small or annoying person, from Middle High German snāke ‘midge, gnat’.North German: nickname for a sly, stealthy, or malicious person, from Middle Low German snake ‘snake’.

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

    Sources (4)

    • Alvin Schnake, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Alvin Schnake, "United States Social Security Death Index"
    • Alvin Schnake in entry for Walter L Suddenly Schnake, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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