Aurora Ternes

11 October 1901–21 September 1992 (Age 90)
Krasne, Bessarabia, Russian Empire

The Life Summary of Aurora

When Aurora Ternes was born on 11 October 1901, in Krasne, Bessarabia, Russian Empire, her father, Rochus Ternes, was 33 and her mother, Marianna Steiert, was 30. She married Louie Koch on 25 October 1920, in Raleigh, Grant, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Morton, North Dakota, United States for about 5 years and Grant, North Dakota, United States in 1920. She died on 21 September 1992, in Bismarck, Burleigh, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Saint Lawrence Cemetery, Flasher, Morton, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louie Koch
Aurora Ternes
Marriage: 25 October 1920
Lawrence Koch
Litvina Koch
Nicklous Koch
Euphemia / Koch/
Genevieve Koch
Blaise Koch
Litvina Koch
Louie Koch
Agnes Koch
Steven R. Koch
Mary Lou Koch

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 October 1920Raleigh, Grant, North Dakota, United States
  • Children


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    +18 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    Age 17
    Following the Bolshevik revolution in Russia, Bessarabia declares independence. Its parliament calls for union with Romania.
    Age 26
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Aloys, Balzer, Hans, Kurt, Mathias, Otto.German: from a short form of the personal name Maternus, from Latin, ‘the maternal (i.e. motherly) one’. Compare Mattern .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Her children were born

    Aunt Cecilia said in a history that Grandma Kochs children were all born at home up to her with a midwife, after that the rest of them were born in Flasher at Mrs Phaffs home.

    Sources (11)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Aurora Ternas - birth-name: Aurora Ternas
    • Aurora Ternes in household of Rachus Ternes, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Aurora Ternes in household of Rocus Ternes, "United States Census, 1910"

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