William Holtrop

14 July 1910–29 June 1988 (Age 77)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of William

When William Holtrop was born on 14 July 1910, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Lucas Holtrop, was 38 and his mother, Frederica Fritsema, was 32. He married Charlotte Bumke on 25 February 1949, in Mount Prospect, Elk Grove Township, Cook, Illinois, United States. He died on 29 June 1988, in Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

William Holtrop
1910–1988
Ruth Rheinnecka Kirchner (Hofacker/Rolnicki/Holtrop)
1924–2011
Waltraud Anneline Hofacker (Rolnicki (adopt.))
1943–

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Waltraud Anneline Hofacker (Rolnicki (adopt.))

    Male1943–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Lucas Holtrop

    Male1871–1957Male

    Frederica Fritsema

    Female1877–1943Female

siblings

(4)

    Ralph Holthrop

    Male1903–1983Male

    Anna Holtrop

    Female1907–Female

    Winnie Holtrop

    Female1908–1994Female

    Male1910–1988Male

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 9

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
1931

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

North German: probably a habitational name from a place so named near Leer, or from any of several places called Holtrup, for example one near Vechta and another near Minden.

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

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