Sophie Okonkowsky

Brief Life History of Sophie

When Sophie Okonkowsky was born on 5 August 1875, in Schneidemühl, Grenzmark Posen-Westpreußen, Prussia, Germany, her father, George Daniel Philipp Okonkowsky, was 36 and her mother, Salomea Cäcilie Grzÿbowska, was 36. She married Hugo Ebmeyer Sr. on 12 July 1900, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 30 July 1945, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in City View Memoriam Mausoleum, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Hugo Ebmeyer Sr.
Sophie Okonkowsky
Marriage: 12 July 1900
Karl Philip Ebmeyer
Hugo Phillip Ebmeyer Jr.
Viola L. Ebmeyer

Sources (36)

  • Okonkowsky, Sophie, "United States Census, 1930" —
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sophie Okonkowsky - Government record: birth-name: Sophie Okonkowsky
  • Sophie O Konkowsky, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

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

form of Sophia . In the English-speaking world, where it is often taken as a pet form of that name, it has been popular since the 18th century, and has become particularly fashionable since the 1990s.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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