Elisabeth Wilhelmine Beta Bruesewitz

Female13 March 1872–6 October 1948

Brief Life History of Elisabeth Wilhelmine Beta

When Elisabeth Wilhelmine Beta Bruesewitz was born on 13 March 1872, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, Carl Frederick Ferdinand Bruesewitz, was 33 and her mother, Elisabeth Maria Magdalena Ziemer, was 27. She married Herman Knueppel on 15 June 1896, in Kewaskum, Washington, Wisconsin, United States. She lived in Jackson, Washington, Wisconsin, United States in 1880. She died on 6 October 1948, in United States, at the age of 76.

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Herman Knueppel
Elisabeth Wilhelmine Beta Bruesewitz
Marriage: 15 June 1896

Sources (4)

  • Elisabeth Brusewitz in household of Frid Brusewitz, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elisabeth Wilhelmine Beta Bruesewitz - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Elisabeth Wilhelmine Beta Bruesewitz
  • Elisabeth Boneswitz, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 June 1896Kewaskum, Washington, Wisconsin, United States
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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    Age 3

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 24

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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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