Violet Marie Gruemmer

17 September 1912–31 March 1978 (Age 65)
Cedar, Iowa, United States

The Life of Violet Marie

When Violet Marie Gruemmer was born on 17 September 1912, in Cedar, Iowa, United States, her father, Clarence Louis Gruemmer, was 19 and her mother, Mary Elsie Petersen, was 20. She married Arthur August Heinkel on 10 November 1928, in Scott, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa, United States in 1925. She died on 31 March 1978, in Anaheim, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Fullerton, Orange, California, United States.

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Arthur August Heinkel
Violet Marie Gruemmer
Marriage: 10 November 1928
Lorraine Arnella Heinkel
Arthur August Heinkel
Marlene Heinkel

Spouse and Children

10 November 1928
Scott, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 1

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 19

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

German (Brümmer): variant of Brummer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Violet M Greummer in household of Clarence L Greummer, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Violet Grummer in household of Clarene L Grummer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Violet Heinkel in household of Arthur Heinkel, "United States Census, 1940"

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