Leona Frances Schehl

Brief Life History of Leona Frances

When Leona Frances Schehl was born on 1 October 1897, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, John Adam Schehl, was 40 and her mother, Anna Katharina Brendel, was 38. She died on 8 August 1939, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in St. Bernard, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Adam Schehl
1857–1937
Anna Katharina Brendel
1859–1920
Joseph Alfred Schehl Sr
1882–1959
Clara Rose Schehl
1884–1961
Martha R. Schehl
1885–1974
Mary Ann Louise Alma Schehl
1887–1981
Cecilia Hildagard Schehl
1889–1972
Ottmar Michael Schehl
1892–1901
Marie Antoinette Schehl
1894–1918
Leona Frances Schehl
1897–1939
Justin J. Schehl
1899–1962

Sources (6)

  • Leona Schehl in household of John A Schehl, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leona Frances Schehl birth and baptismal record
  • Leona F Schehl, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

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.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Klaus, Erwin, Hans, Dieter, Dietmar, Egon, Erna, Gerhardt, Guenter, Hellmut, Horst, Konrad.

North German and Dutch: nickname from Middle Low German schele, Dutch sche(e)le ‘squinting, with a squint’.

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

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