Martha E. Goergen

1904–1998 (Age 93)
Adams Township, Mower, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Martha E.

When Martha E. Goergen was born on 10 April 1904, in Adams Township, Mower, Minnesota, United States, her father, Joseph J Goergen, was 29 and her mother, Johanna Koenigs, was 26. She married Carl Jacob Huemann on 24 September 1929, in Mower, Minnesota, United States. She lived in Adams, Mower, Minnesota, United States for about 20 years. She died on 20 February 1998, in Grand Meadow, Mower, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 93.

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Martha E. Goergen
Carl Jacob Huemann
Marriage: 24 September 1929

Spouse & Children

24 September 1929
Mower, Minnesota, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 2

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 25

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

North German (Görgen): patronymic from a Low German form of the personal name Georg ( see George ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Martha Heman in household of Joseph Goergan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Martha Goergen in household of Joe Goergen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha Goergen in household of Joseph Goergen, "United States Census, 1910"

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