Edward Berkholz

16 April 1890–16 March 1986 (Age 95)
Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Berkholz was born on 16 April 1890, his father, Ertman Berkholz, was 30 and his mother, Eva Maier, was 30. He married Esther L. Poppitz on 14 September 1919, in Missouri, United States. He died on 16 March 1986, in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Altenburg, Perry, Missouri, United States.

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Edward Berkholz
Esther L. Poppitz
Marriage: 14 September 1919

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 September 1919Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    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.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 14
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 26
    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

    (2010: 120)German: variant of Birkholz .

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Edward Berkholtz in household of Ertman Berkholtz, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Edward Berkholz, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Edward Berkholz, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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