Wilbur Frederick Kiefer

1 March 1902–2 May 1955 (Age 53)
Wapakoneta, Auglaize, Ohio, United States

The Life of Wilbur Frederick

When Wilbur Frederick Kiefer was born on 1 March 1902, in Wapakoneta, Auglaize, Ohio, United States, his father, Freiderick S Kieffer, was 28 and his mother, Sarah C Snyder, was 19. He married Matilda Kuck on 27 June 1925, in Monroe, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 2 May 1955, in Shelby, Richland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Wapakoneta, Auglaize, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilbur Frederick Kiefer
1902–1955
Matilda Kuck
1905–1976
Marriage: 27 June 1925
June Elizabeth Kiefer
1925–1928
Roland L. Kiefer
1927–2017
Mary Lou Kiefer
1934–2015

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 June 1925
Monroe, Michigan, United States
children

(3)

    June Elizabeth Kiefer

    Female1925–1928Female

    Roland L. Kiefer

    Male1927–2017Male

    Mary Lou Kiefer

    Female1934–2015Female

Parents and Siblings

    Freiderick S Kieffer

    Male1873–Male

    Sarah C Snyder

    Female1882–1908Female

siblings

(5)

    Delith Kiefer

    Female1900–1910Female

    Ellah Kiefer

    Female1900–1910Female

    Male1902–1955Male

    Irene Kiefer

    Female1903–1925Female

    Male1906–1968Male

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1904

Age 2

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1917

Age 15

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for a cooper or the overseer of a wine cellar, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kuofe ‘vat’, ‘barrel’ (from Latin cupa).2 from an agent derivative of Middle High German kiffen ‘to quarrel’, hence a nickname for a bickerer.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Kiefer ‘pine tree’. This word, which is first attested in the early 15th century, is a blend of kien and forhe, both meaning ‘pine’. The two elements still have a separate existence: kieboom is the Dutch term for a pine tree, while in many parts of Germany the word for the tree is Föhre.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wilber Kiefer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wilbur Kiefer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wilbert Kiefer in household of Agatha Kiefer, "United States Census, 1910"

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