Lydia Alma Weigle

Brief Life History of Lydia Alma

When Lydia Alma Weigle was born on 27 February 1893, in Indiana, United States, her father, A. J. Weigle, was 24 and her mother, Anna Koch, was 26. She married Jess Bernard Genardine in December 1915, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Seattle, King, Washington, United States in 1910 and Pierce, Washington, United States in 1920. She died on 17 January 1985, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Lakewood, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Jess Bernard Genardine
Lydia Alma Weigle
Marriage: December 1915
Jesse John Genardine

Sources (10)

  • Lidia Weigle in household of August J Weigle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lydia Alma Weigle, "Indiana, Births and Christenings, 1773-1933"
  • Lydia Genardine, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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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.

1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.


U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Weigel and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this or of its variant Weigl .

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

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