Mary Gertrude Stiefermann

Female17 June 1894–19 March 1991

Brief Life History of Mary Gertrude

When Mary Gertrude Stiefermann was born on 17 June 1894, in Frankenstein, Osage, Missouri, United States, her father, Franklin Bernard Stiefermann, was 29 and her mother, Elisabeth Joanna Backes, was 26. She married August Haslag on 4 November 1913, in Frankenstein, Osage, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Linn Township, Osage, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Linn, Osage, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 19 March 1991, in Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Garden Of Gethsemane Cemetery, Frankenstein, Osage, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

August Haslag
Mary Gertrude Stiefermann
Marriage: 4 November 1913
Sylvester Frank Haslag
Bertinus Herman Haslag
Raphael August Haslag
Clarabelle Theresa Haslag

Sources (11)

  • Gertrude Hoslog in household of August Hoslog Jr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Gertrude Stiefermann Haslag, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Gertrude Stieferman Haslag in entry for Sylvester F Haslag, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 November 1913Frankenstein, Osage, Missouri, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    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.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 4

    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.


    Age 26

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    Hebrew: Bitter; Marion is the French form.

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight

    From The Personal Files of Debra Stieferman-McLelland

    Christened at Our Lady of Help. Frankenstein, Osage, Missouri Maria Gertrude / Gertrude M. Catholic 1900 Census Linn, Osage Co., MO; Frank Stiefferman June 1865 35 married 11 years Elisabeth Nov 18 …

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