Aurora Ternes

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

The Life 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
1899–1987
Aurora Ternes
1901–1992
Marriage: 25 October 1920
Lawrence Koch
1921–1966
Litvina Koch
1922–1925
Nicklous Koch
1923–1925
Euphemia / Koch/
1925–2020
Genevieve Koch
1928–1973
Blaise Koch
1930–2021
Litvina Koch
1931–1932
Louie Koch
1932–2020
Agnes Koch
1936–2017
Steven R. Koch
1938–2003
Mary Lou Koch
1942–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 October 1920
Raleigh, Grant, North Dakota, United States
children

(11)

    Male1921–1966Male

    Litvina Koch

    Female1922–1925Female

    Nicklous Koch

    Male1923–1925Male

    Euphemia / Koch/

    Female1925–2020Female

    Genevieve Koch

    Female1928–1973Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(23)

+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.
1918

Age 17

Following the Bolshevik revolution in Russia, Bessarabia declares independence. Its parliament calls for union with Romania.
1927

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

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.

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

My Memories of my Grandma Aurora

I don't remember much about her at the house in Flasher but i do remember going to see her every Saturday in Bismarck. She first had her own place, a little apartment right next to the nursing home, I …

Sources (3)

  • Aurora Ternes in household of Rachus Ternes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Aurora Ternes in household of Rocus Ternes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Aurora Ternes na família de Rochus Ternes, “North Dakota Census, 1915”

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