Lena Kommel

1876–1 March 1948 (Age 72)
New York, United States

The Life of Lena

When Lena Kommel was born in 1876, in New York, United States, her father, Samuel Kommel, was 36 and her mother, Amelia Epstein, was 36. She married Henry M. Mayher on 8 February 1896. She lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1880 and New York County, New York, United States in 1890. She died on 1 March 1948, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Henry M. Mayher
Lena Kommel
Marriage: 8 February 1896

Spouse and Children

    Henry M. Mayher



8 February 1896
Manhattan, New York, New York

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Kommel


    Amelia Epstein




    Bernard Kommel


    Mendel B. Kommel


    Louis M. Kommel


    Max Kommel


    Frances Kommel


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 0

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 0

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from a place called Lommel in Limburg.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lena Kommel in household of Samuel Kommel, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lena Kommel, "New York, New York City, Police Census, 1890"
  • Frances Appel, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"

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