Norman Donald Klopfenstein

30 October 1889–15 October 1960 (Age 70)
Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Norman Donald

When Norman Donald Klopfenstein was born on 30 October 1889, in Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States, his father, Walter Scott Klopfenstein, was 22 and his mother, Laura Annie Brown, was 19. He married Matilda eliza Rogers about 1920, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Woodland Township, Logan, Oklahoma, United States for about 40 years. He died on 15 October 1960, in Crescent, Logan, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Crescent, Logan, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Norman Donald Klopfenstein
Matilda eliza Rogers
Marriage: about 1920
Thelma Leona Klopfenstein
Irven W Klopfenstein
Floyd Leo Klopfenstein

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1920Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    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.
    Age 18
    Oklahoma is the 46th state.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 19
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    German: occupational name for a quarryman or stone mason, from klopfen ‘(to) strike or knock’ + Stein ‘stone’, literally ‘strike the stone’.

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

    Sources (9)

    • W D Klapfinstein in household of Annie Klapfinstein, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Norma Klopfenstein, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
    • Norma D Klopfenstein, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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