Felix Klafka

1874–1953 (Age 78)
Danzig, West Prussia, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Felix

When Felix Klafka was born in November 1874, in Danzig, West Prussia, Prussia, Germany, his father, Joseph Klafka, was 44 and his mother, Maranna Liesk, was 31. He married Julia Budzisz in 1896, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He immigrated to New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1885. He died on 26 January 1953, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Felix Klafka
Anastasia Mudlaff
Marriage: 8 April 1898
Mari Klafka
Frances A. Klafka
Anna Martha Klafka
Anthony Klafka
Jacob Frank Klafka
Peter Paul Klafka
Agnes Klafka
Frank Klafka
Irene Klafka
Roman John Klafka
Emily Martha Klafka
Helen Florence Klafka

Spouse and Children

8 April 1898
Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States


    Mari Klafka


    Frances A. Klafka


    Anna Martha Klafka




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

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.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 9

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Felix Klafka, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Felix Klafka, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Felix Klafka, "United States Census, 1910"

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