Louise Niffenegger

20 December 1884–8 September 1967 (Age 82)
Elk Rapids, Antrim, Michigan, United States

The Life of Louise

When Louise Niffenegger was born on 20 December 1884, in Elk Rapids, Antrim, Michigan, United States, her father, Jacob Niffenegger, was 50 and her mother, Anna Maria Schertenleib, was 46. She lived in South Haven, Van Buren, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died on 8 September 1967, at the age of 82, and was buried in South Haven, Van Buren, Michigan, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Jacob Niffenegger
1834–1906
Anna Maria Schertenleib
1838–1913
Jacob Niffenegger
1865–1954
John Niffenegger
1867–1956
Christian Niffenegger
1870–1960
Frederic Niffenegger
1876–1968
Albert Niffenegger
1878–1963
Mary Niffenegger
1880–1962
Louise Niffenegger
1884–1967
Maria Niffenegger
1886–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 3

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: probably a topographic name of the same origin as Niffern, a habitational name from Nufringen in Swabia, formerly Nüfferen, Niffern + egger, from Middle High German ecke ‘corner’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Louise Niffenegger in household of Mary Niffenegger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Louise A Niffenegger, "Find A Grave Index"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.