George Anton Engelbrecht

22 February 1908–6 July 2004 (Age 96)
Henry, Marshall, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of George Anton

When George Anton Engelbrecht was born on 22 February 1908, in Henry, Marshall, Illinois, United States, his father, John George Engelbrecht, was 35 and his mother, Anna Katherine Kapraun, was 31. He married Helen Marie Harney on 15 June 1938, in Henry, Marshall, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Whitefield Township, Marshall, Illinois, United States in 1950 and Henry, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 6 July 2004, in Morton, Tazewell, Illinois, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Henry, Marshall, Illinois, United States.

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George Anton Engelbrecht
Helen Marie Harney
Marriage: 15 June 1938
Evelyn Mary Engelbrecht
Arthur Lee Engelbrecht
Larry Engelbrecht

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 June 1938Henry, Marshall, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 1
    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.
    1910 · Boy Scouts of America
    Age 2
    When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
    1933 · Another World's Fair
    Age 25
    The city of Chicago was presented with another chance to host a World's Fair. It was offered to the city to commemorate the 100 years of its existence. Many people didn't like the idea of them having another Worlds Fair because the nation, as a whole, was coming out of the Great Depression.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Otto, Heinz, Klaus, Kurt, Ralf, Claus, Eldor, Ernst, Horst, Irmgard, Monika, Rudi.German and Dutch: variant of Engelbert . The surname Engelbrecht is also established in South Africa. Compare Englebrecht and Englebright .

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

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    Sources (11)

    • George Engelbrecht, "United States Census, 1940"
    • George Engelbrecht in household of John G Engelbrecht, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Legacy NFS Source: George Anton Engelbrecht - Memory of Someone: birth-name: George Anton Engelbrecht

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