Wava Mary Imhoff

about 1902–about 1995 (Age 93)
Steuben, Indiana, United States

The Life of Wava Mary

When Wava Mary Imhoff was born about 1902, in Steuben, Indiana, United States, her father, John A. Imhoff, was 29 and her mother, Hattie A. Fair, was 27. She died about 1995, in her hometown, at the age of 93.

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John A. Imhoff
Hattie A. Fair
Wava Mary Imhoff
Illa B. Imhoff
John G Imhoff

Parents and Siblings

    John A. Imhoff





World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 0

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 4

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.

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia): topographic name for someone who lived or worked ‘at the manor farm’, from Middle Low German hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’, ‘court’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wava Imhoff in household of John Imhoff, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nora M Imhoff in household of John A Imhoff, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wava Mary Imhoff, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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