Amanda Florence Julia Vetter

5 September 1913–28 May 2008 (Age 94)
Bonesteel Township, Gregory, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Amanda Florence Julia

When Amanda Florence Julia Vetter was born on 5 September 1913, in Bonesteel Township, Gregory, South Dakota, United States, her father, Frank Carl Vetter, was 36 and her mother, Amanda "Manda" Pauline Frank, was 31. She married Albert Schochenmaier on 23 February 1937, in Bonesteel, Gregory, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Pleasant Valley Township, Gregory, South Dakota, United States for about 20 years. She died on 28 May 2008, in Olivia, Renville, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Danube, Renville, Minnesota, United States.

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Albert Schochenmaier
Amanda Florence Julia Vetter
Marriage: 23 February 1937
Jerald Jene Schochenmaier

Spouse and Children

23 February 1937
Bonesteel, Gregory, South Dakota, United States


    Jerald Jene Schochenmaier


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+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 1

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.

Age 28

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German veter(e) ‘uncle’, ‘nephew’. The word is from Old High German fetiro (a derivative of fater ‘father’), which was used more generally to denote various male relatives; the meaning of modern German Vetter is ‘cousin’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amanda Schocemeyer in household of Albert Schocemeyer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Amanda F Vetter in household of Frank C Vetter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Amanda Vetter in household of Frank Vetter, "United States Census, 1920"

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