Marquard Heinrich Feddersen

1864–1943 (Age 78)
Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Marquard Heinrich

When Marquard Heinrich Feddersen was born on 8 February 1864, in Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany, his father, Johann Henrich Feddersen, was 34 and his mother, Katherine Lorensen, was 41. He married Anna Lohmeier on 20 April 1901, in Paullina, O'Brien, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Liberty Township, O'Brien, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 17 January 1943, in Calumet, O'Brien, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78.

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Marquard Heinrich Feddersen
Anna Lohmeier
Marriage: 20 April 1901
William Feddersen
George William Feddersen
Ernest Henry Feddersen

Spouse & Children

20 April 1901
Paullina, O'Brien, Iowa, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Johann Henrich Feddersen


  • Katherine Lorensen




  • Katrina Elizabeth Feddersen


  • Margareta Feddersen Johannsen


  • Male1864–1943Male

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 3

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, and Danish: Frisian patronymic from Fedder 2.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mark Feddersen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mark Feddersen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mark Fedderson in entry for George Willie Feddersen, "Iowa, Old Age Tax Assistance Records, 1934-1958"

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