Frederick William Ohlendorf

Male22 September 1905–1 May 1986

Brief Life History of Frederick William

When Frederick William Ohlendorf was born on 22 September 1905, in Illinois, United States, his father, Gustavus Ohlendorf, was 33 and his mother, Emilie Clara Fathauer, was 27. He married Edna Schinnerer on 22 June 1941, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Crete, Will, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1950. He died on 1 May 1986, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Cypress, Orange, California, United States.

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Frederick William Ohlendorf
Edna Schinnerer
Marriage: 22 June 1941
Frederick William Ohlendorf

Sources (12)

  • Frederic W Ohlendorf, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Fred Ohlendorf, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Fred William Ohlendorf, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1941Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 1

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Age 1

    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.


    Age 22

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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Guenter, Kurt.

    North German: habitational name from any of several places in Lower Saxony, or possibly a topographic name, a shortened form of Oldendorf ‘old village’, denoting a former settlement or the oldest part of a settlement.

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

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