Sophia Freund

1 March 1848–23 June 1923 (Age 75)
Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany

The Life of Sophia

When Sophia Freund was born on 1 March 1848, in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany, her father, Wilhelm Freund, was 46 and her mother, Maria Katharina Messinger, was 45. She married William George Mielke on 18 October 1868, in St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Stevensville, Lincoln, Berrien, Michigan Territory, United States in 1900 and Lincoln, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 23 June 1923, in Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

William George Mielke
1845–1907
Sophia Freund
1848–1923
Marriage: 18 October 1868
William Mielke
1869–1882
Emma Helen Mielke
1872–1928
Marie S Mielke
1877–1940
Catherine E. Mielke
1879–1940
Sophia Mielke
1881–1943
George Frank Mielke
1883–1955

Spouse and Children

    William George Mielke

    Male1845–1907Male

    Female1848–1923Female

MARRIAGE
18 October 1868
St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States
children

(6)

    William Mielke

    Male1869–1882Male

    Emma Helen Mielke

    Female1872–1928Female

    Marie S Mielke

    Female1877–1940Female

    Catherine E. Mielke

    Female1879–1940Female

    Female1881–1943Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Wilhelm Freund

    Male1801–Male

    Maria Katharina Messinger

    Female1803–Female

siblings

(6)

    Friedrich Freund

    Male1821–1822Male

    Female1823–1895Female

    Philipp Leonard M Freund

    Male1825–1887Male

    Male1833–1916Male

    William Freund

    Male1843–1884Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 4

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 20

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname for a companionable person, from Middle High German vriunt ‘friend’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Freund ‘friend’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sophia Mielke, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sophia Meilke, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sophia Mielke in household of William G Mielke, "United States Census, 1880"

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