Ethel Scheideman

25 October 1929–18 March 1974 (Age 44)
Rush, Kansas, United States

The Life of Ethel

When Ethel Scheideman was born on 25 October 1929, in Rush, Kansas, United States, her father, Ike Scheideman, was 29 and her mother, Lois Russell, was 28. She married Merle G Blackburn on 4 April 1948. She died on 18 March 1974, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

Merle G Blackburn
1924–1975
Ethel Scheideman
1929–1974
Marriage: 4 April 1948

Spouse and Children

    Merle G Blackburn

    Male1924–1975Male

    Female1929–1974Female

MARRIAGE
4 April 1948
Larned, Pawnee County,Kansas, USA

Parents and Siblings

    Male1899–1964Male

    Lois Russell

    Female1901–1942Female

siblings

(3)

    Doris Elizabeth Scheideman

    Female1926–1970Female

    Female1929–1974Female

    Olive Marie Scheideman

    Female1933–2015Female

World Events (8)

1931

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 9

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 13

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 German (Scheidemann) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for an arbitrator or judge, Middle High German scheideman.2 German: habitational name from any of several places called Scheide(n), Scheidt.

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

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Ethel M. Scheideman in the 1940 Census

First Name: Ethel Middle Name: M. Last Name: Scheideman Age at Time of Census: 10 Gender: Female Race: White Ethnicity: American Est. Birth Year: 1930 Birth Location: Kansas Map Enumeration District …

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