Linus Joseph Karcher

31 October 1916–19 April 1985 (Age 68)
Belle Prairie City, Hamilton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Linus Joseph

When Linus Joseph Karcher was born on 31 October 1916, in Belle Prairie City, Hamilton, Illinois, United States, his father, Oscar Valentine Karcher, was 30 and his mother, Rose Barbara Pfisterer, was 32. He lived in Crouch Township, Hamilton, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 April 1985, in Citrus, Florida, United States, at the age of 68.

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 9

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

German (also Kärcher): occupational name for a carter; an agent derivative of Karch 2.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ginno J Karcher in household of Oscar V Karcher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lenes Karcher in household of Oscar Karcher, "United States Census, 1930"

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