Herman Freye

1889–1966 (Age 76)
Overisel, Allegan, Michigan, United States

The Life of Herman

When Herman Freye was born on 10 December 1889, in Overisel, Allegan, Michigan, United States, his father, Derk Freye, was 27 and his mother, Johana Dannenberg, was 21. He married Florence Morell on 1 June 1917, in White Cloud, Newaygo, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Muskegon Township, Muskegon, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 16 July 1966, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Lakeside Township, Muskegon, Michigan, United States.

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Herman Freye
Florence Morell
Marriage: 1 June 1917
Richard Freye
Justin Freye

Spouse & Children

1 June 1917
White Cloud, Newaygo, Michigan, United States


  • Richard Freye


  • Justin Freye


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 14

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 21

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Frey .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Herman Freye, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herman D Freye, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herman Freye in household of Dirk Freye, "United States Census, 1900"

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