Esther Alma Bruesewitz

Brief Life History of Esther Alma

When Esther Alma Bruesewitz was born on 19 December 1911, in Random Lake, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, her father, George Gotthilf Friederich Bruesewitz, was 42 and her mother, Albertina Fredericke Augusta Stock, was 38. She lived in Sherman, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States in 1920. She died on 31 December 1994, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

George Gotthilf Friederich Bruesewitz
1869–1935
Albertina Fredericke Augusta Stock
1873–1953
Louise Marie Elizabeth Bruesewitz
1896–1979
Ella Bruesewitz
1898–1972
Otto Ernest Bruesewitz
1899–1984
Helen Louise Marie Brusewitz
1902–1982
Lena Bruesewitz
1902–1910
George Rudolph Bruesewitz
1905–1962
Esther Alma Bruesewitz
1911–1994
Lydia Bruesewitz
1912–1930

Sources (3)

  • Esther Bruesewitz in household of Sir Geo Bruesewitz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Esther B Goetz, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"
  • Esther Bruesewitz in household of George Bruesewitz, "United States Census, 1920"

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

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.

1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

1934 · Kohler Strike

Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.

Name Meaning

German (Brüsewitz): habitational name from any of the places in Pomerania or Mecklenburg named Brüsewitz. Compare Brusewitz .

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

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