Fern Sevey

2 August 1889–
Solon Township, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of Fern

When Fern Sevey was born on 2 August 1889, in Solon Township, Kent, Michigan, United States, her father, Lewis Grove Sevey, was 36 and her mother, Alice L. Dunton, was 33. She married John Kryger on 14 August 1907, in Solon Township, Kent, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Lansing, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940.

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John Kryger
Fern Sevey
Marriage: 14 August 1907
Mabel Nellie Kryger
Marian B Kryger
Nellie Ann Kryger

Spouse and Children

14 August 1907
Solon Township, Kent, Michigan, United States


    Mabel Nellie Kryger


    Marian B Kryger



Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 14

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Age 31

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Hispanic (Mexican): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Fern Kryger in household of John Kryger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fern A Kryger in household of John Kryger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fern A Kryger in household of John Kryger, "United States Census, 1920"

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