John Henry Nondorf Jr

12 November 1907–14 April 1977 (Age 69)
Dyer, Lake, Indiana, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Nondorf Jr was born on 12 November 1907, in Dyer, Lake, Indiana, United States, his father, John Henry Nondorf, was 39 and his mother, Catherina Elisabeth Moeller, was 32. He married Marcella Petrane Koepl on 26 September 1928, in Edson, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Saint John, Lake, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Edson, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. He died on 14 April 1977, at the age of 69.

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John Henry Nondorf Jr
Marcella Petrane Koepl
Marriage: 26 September 1928
Lorane John Nondorf
Ronald John Nondorf
Charles Edward Nondorf
Elizabeth"Betty" Nondorf

Spouse and Children

26 September 1928
Edson, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States


    Lorane John Nondorf


    Ronald John Nondorf


    Charles Edward Nondorf


    Elizabeth"Betty" Nondorf


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

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.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 12

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 German (Austria): habitational name from either of two places so named in Lower Austria.2 German: probably from a habitational or topographic name with an unexplained Non- as the first part, as in the family name Noneder.

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

Sources (2)

  • John Nundorf in household of John Nundorf, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Nondorf in household of John Koepl, "United States Census, 1930"

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