Ferdinand George Bachman

Brief Life History of Ferdinand George

When Ferdinand George Bachman was born on 2 August 1893, in Minier, Tazewell, Illinois, United States, his father, Frederick A Bachman, was 29 and his mother, Margaret Lesetta Volkmar, was 26. He married Ada H Jenkins on 22 July 1918, in Rensselaer, Marion Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in United States in 1949 and Jackson Township, Newton, Indiana, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 26 February 1973, in Jasper, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Rensselaer, Marion Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ferdinand George Bachman
1893–1973
Ada H Jenkins
1898–1980
Marriage: 22 July 1918
Harold Leon Bachman
1921–2009
Gerald John Bachman
1932–1999

Sources (21)

  • Ferdinan Bochman, "United States 1950 Census"
  • George F Bachman, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Ferdinand George Bachman, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Bach ‘stream, creek’ + Mann (Yiddish man) ‘man’.

Americanized form of German and Swiss German Bachmann .

History: According to family tradition, a Bachman family from Bern canton, Switzerland, came to PA with William Penn in 1677.

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

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