Henry Friesen

1894–1976 (Age 82)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Friesen was born on 29 April 1894, in Kansas, United States, his father, Peter H Friesen, was 29 and his mother, Katherine Harms, was 25. He married Emma Eck on 12 March 1922. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He lived in Cub Creek Township, Jefferson, Nebraska, United States in 1910 and Risley Township, Marion, Kansas, United States in 1920. He died on 27 September 1976, in Chico, Butte, California, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Henry Friesen
1894–1976
Emma Eck
1901–1974
Marriage: 12 March 1922
Claude Homer Friesen
1922–
Earl Wayne Friesen
1922–
Earl W. Friesen
1924–
Claud H. Friesen
1926–
Earl Wayne Friesen
1927–1988

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
12 March 1922
children

(5)

  • Claude Homer Friesen

    Male1922–Male

  • Earl Wayne Friesen

    Male1922–Male

  • Earl W. Friesen

    Male1924–Male

  • Claud H. Friesen

    Male1926–Male

  • Male1927–1988Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Peter H Friesen

    Male1864–Male

  • Female1869–1957Female

siblings

(5)

  • Jacob Friesen

    Male1891–Male

  • Male1894–1976Male

  • William Friesen

    Male1899–Male

  • Female1901–1993Female

  • Harry Friesen

    Male1903–Male

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 12

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: patronymic from Fries .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry Friesen in household of Peter H Friesen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry Friesen in household of Peter H Friesen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jachob H Friesen in household of Peter F Friesen, "United States Census, 1910"

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