Lena Virginia Kriegel

7 November 1908–7 April 1995 (Age 86)
Avon, Stearns, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Lena Virginia

When Lena Virginia Kriegel was born on 7 November 1908, in Avon, Stearns, Minnesota, United States, her father, Frank Andrew Kriegel, was 27 and her mother, Hattie Barbara Waldron, was 20. She married Gregor Leo Dirschel on 28 February 1925, in Saint Cloud, Stearns, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in St. Cloud Township, Stearns, Minnesota, United States in 1930 and St. Cloud, Stearns, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 7 April 1995, in Saint Cloud, Stearns, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in North Star Cemetery, Saint Cloud, Stearns, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gregor Leo Dirschel
Lena Virginia Kriegel
Marriage: 28 February 1925
Jerome Lawrence Dirschel
Wilhelmina L Dirschel
Ramona Belle Dirschel

Spouse and Children

28 February 1925
Saint Cloud, Stearns, Minnesota, United States



    Wilhelmina L Dirschel


    Ramona Belle Dirschel


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 6

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 South German: from a diminutive of Krieg 2.2 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a potter, from Yiddish krigl ‘small jug’. Compare Krug 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lena Gregor in household of Dirshel Gregor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lena Dirschl, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lena Kriegel in household of Frank Kriegel, "United States Census, 1910"

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