Elizabeth Sophia Matilda Wenger

30 May 1897–
Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Sophia Matilda

When Elizabeth Sophia Matilda Wenger was born on 30 May 1897, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, her father, Georg Friedrich Wenger, was 42 and her mother, Elisabetha Margaretha Sellner, was 39. She had at least 1 son with Lee Graybill.

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Lee Graybill
Elizabeth Sophia Matilda Wenger
Edward Graybill

Spouse and Children



    Edward Graybill


Parents and Siblings

    Georg Friedrich Wenger


    Elisabetha Margaretha Sellner




    Karl Julius Wenger


    Karolina Katharina Wenger


    Wilhelm Friedrich Wenger



    Emil C. Wenger


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Age 32

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of various places in Bavaria named Weng or Wengen.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Elsie Wenged in entry for Edward Graybill, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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