Brief Life History of MARIA

When MARIA FEHL was born on 25 January 1873, in Rhine, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Jacob Fehl, was 34 and her mother, Maria Margaretha Loeb, was 28. She died on 24 March 1951, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 78.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know MARIA? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Jacob Fehl
Maria Margaretha Loeb
Katharina Fehl
Jacob H Fehl Jr
Clara “Barbara” Fehl
Elizabeth “Elisa” Fehl
Margareth Charlotte Fehl
Lena Fehl
George Fehl

Sources (7)

  • Mary Fehl in household of Jacob Fehl, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Fehl, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Mary Fehl, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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.

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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


in northwestern Germany, a topographic name from vel ‘marsh, bog’.

in parts of central and southern Germany this surname and its Alemannic variant Föhl are related to Feiler ‘file maker’.

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

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.