Jacob J. Schwarzwalter

Male14 September 1884–1960

Brief Life History of Jacob J.

When Jacob J. Schwarzwalter was born on 14 September 1884, in Neudorf, Kherson, Russian Empire, his father, Jakob Schwarzwaelder, was 22 and his mother, Catharina Landenberger, was 21. He married Rosina Graff in 1905, in Neudorf, Kherson, Russian Empire. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He immigrated to United States in 1888 and lived in Ralph, Harding, South Dakota, United States in 1910 and Twin Township, Harding, South Dakota, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1960, in Harding, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Peace Valley Cemetery, Ralph, Harding, South Dakota, United States.

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Jacob J. Schwarzwalter
Rosina Graff
Marriage: 1905
Martha Schwartzwalter
John Schwarzwalter
Hulda Schwartzwalter
Anna Schwarzwalter
Marie Schwarzwalter
Olga Schwarzwalter
Ruth Lillian Schwarzwalter
Elvin Ephrian Schwarzwalter

Sources (14)

  • Jacob J Schwarzwalter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jakob Schwarzwälter, "Russia, Births and Baptisms, 1755-1917"
  • Jacob J Schwarzwalter, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1905Neudorf, Kherson, Russian Empire
  • Children (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

    Age 2

    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.


    Age 20

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    German (Schwarzwälder): habitational name for someone from the Black Forest (German Schwarzwald, from Old High German swarz ‘black’ + wald ‘forest’), a large forested region in southwestern Germany, or from any of several places called Schwarzwald, for example near Gotha. Compare Blackwelder and Swartzwelder .

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

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