Augusta Sophia Freund

1881–1959 (Age 78)

The Life of Augusta Sophia

Augusta Sophia Freund was born in 1881, in Germany as the daughter of F. Frank Freund and Elizabeth A. Arnont. She married Charles George Ekholm on 25 June 1902, in Wexford, Michigan, United States. She lived in Springfield Township, Kalkaska, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 2 June 1959, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Fife Lake, Grand Traverse, Michigan, United States.

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Augusta Sophia Freund
Charles George Ekholm
Marriage: 25 June 1902

Spouse & Children

25 June 1902
Wexford, Michigan, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • F. Frank Freund


  • Elizabeth A. Arnont




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 0

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 9

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 21

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sophie A Ekholm in household of Charles G Ekholm, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Augusta S Freund, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • Augusta S. Freund, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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