Fredrick L Kasdorf

12 May 1867–6 September 1936 (Age 69)

The Life of Fredrick L

When Fredrick L Kasdorf was born on 12 May 1867, in Germany, his father, James Crist or John Kasdorf, was 25 and his mother, Fredericka Rachel Gebit, was 22. He married Anna S Fetting on 31 July 1895, in Watertown, Sanilac, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Watertown Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States in 1900. He died on 6 September 1936, in Watertown, Sanilac, Michigan, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Zion Cemetery, Watertown, Sanilac, Michigan, United States.

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Fredrick L Kasdorf
Anna S Fetting
Marriage: 31 July 1895
Gusta Kasdorf
Mayme Kasdorf
John F Kasdorf
Isabelle Kasdorf

Spouse and Children

31 July 1895
Watertown, Sanilac, Michigan, United States


    Gusta Kasdorf




    Isabelle Kasdorf


Parents and Siblings

    James Crist or John Kasdorf


    Fredericka Rachel Gebit





    Caroline Kasdorf


    Henry Kasdorf


    Bertha Kasdorf


    Emma Kasdorf


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 12

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Age 19

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 In all probability a Germanized spelling of Karsdorp, the name of a prominent Dutch Mennonite family in Leiden, some of which reportedly moved to Hamburg, Germany.2 German: habitational name from places in Saxony or former West Prussia called Kasdorf or Kastorf, named with the Rhineland dialect word Kas, Kos ‘copse of young oaks’ + Old High German dorf, thorf ‘village’.3 (Käsdorf): habitational name from any of several places in Lower Saxony named Käsdorf.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frederick Kasdorf, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fredrick Kasdorf, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fred Kasdorf, "United States Census, 1900"

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