Genevieve C. Sigwarth

26 January 1911–8 June 2003 (Age 92)
Balltown, Dubuque, Iowa, United States

The Life of Genevieve C.

When Genevieve C. Sigwarth was born on 26 January 1911, in Balltown, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, her father, Louis J. Sigwarth, was 33 and her mother, Catherine Josephine Schirmer, was 27. She married Clarence Frances Backes on 26 September 1934, in Balltown, Dubuque, Iowa, United States. She lived in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States in 1915 and Jefferson Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 June 2003, in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Saint Josephs Cemetery, Rickardsville, Dubuque, Iowa, United States.

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Clarence Frances Backes
Genevieve C. Sigwarth
Marriage: 26 September 1934

Spouse and Children

26 September 1934
Balltown, Dubuque, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Catherine Josephine Schirmer





    Verena Sigwarth



    Norbert Sigwarth


    Orlinda Sigwarth


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 2

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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Sources (3)

  • Genevieve Sigwarth, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Genevieve Sigwarth, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Genevive Sigworth in household of Louis J Sigworth, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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