Magdalene Madge Egbers

23 August 1891–20 March 1977 (Age 85)
Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life of Magdalene Madge

When Magdalene Madge Egbers was born on 23 August 1891, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States, her father, George A Egbers, was 38 and her mother, Catharina Granacher, was 30. She married Henry Joseph Kohl about 1915. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Sierra Madre, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and Glendale Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 20 March 1977, in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Henry Joseph Kohl
1886–1945
Magdalene Madge Egbers
1891–1977
Marriage: about 1915
Henry Joseph 'Harry Jack' Kohl Jr
1916–1986
Catherine Mary Kohl
1918–1996
George Phillip Kohl
1920–1993
Philip John Kohl
1922–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1915
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    George A Egbers

    Male1853–1909Male

    Catharina Granacher

    Female1860–1904Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 1

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Dutch or North German: patronymic from Egbert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Magdalene M Egbers in household of Edward T Granacher, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Magdalene Kohl in household of Harry J Kohl, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Madge Kohl in household of H J Kohl, "United States Census, 1920"

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