Lawrence A. Trenkamp

Male5 February 1920–3 June 1991

Brief Life History of Lawrence A.

When Lawrence A. Trenkamp was born on 5 February 1920, in Kenton, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Trenkamp, was 31 and his mother, Mary Ann Dressman, was 26. He lived in Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 3, Kenton, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 3 June 1991, in Kenton, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Fort Mitchell, Kenton, Kentucky, United States.

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Lawrence A. Trenkamp
Ruth Ann Feldkamp

Sources (8)

  • Lawrence Trenkamp in household of John Trenkamp, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lawrence A Trenkamp, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Lawrence A Or Larry Trenkamp in entry for Ruth A Feldkamp Trenkamp, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 6

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.


Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Altered form of German Threnkamp, a topographic name for someone living by a hummocky field, from Middle Low German trint ‘round, hump’ + kamp ‘enclosed field, domain’. The element trint occurs frequently in field and placenames, such as Drentwede (Hanover), Trendelenburg (Westphalia).

German: perhaps also a topographic name from Middle High German tren ‘drone, bumblebee’ + kamp ‘field, domain’.

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

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