August Freund

1864–1943 (Age 79)
West Prussia, Prussia, Germany

The Life of August

When August Freund was born on 9 June 1864, in West Prussia, Prussia, Germany, his father, Gottfried Freund, was 49 and his mother, Anne Maria Tank, was 43. He married Maria Schmidt on 20 September 1885, in Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. He lived in Proviso Township, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Forest Park, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 3 years. He died on 20 September 1943, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Forest Park, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

August Freund
1864–1943
Maria Schmidt
1865–1925
Marriage: 20 September 1885
Minnie Freund
1885–
Freund
1886–
Martha Freund
1887–1963
Adela Freund
1889–1938
Clara Freund
1893–
Lydia C. Freund
1895–1983
Freund
1897–
Francis Edward Freund
1898–1898

Spouse & Children

  • Male1864–1943Male

  • Maria Schmidt

    Female1865–1925Female

MARRIAGE
20 September 1885
Cook, Illinois, United States
children

(8)

  • Minnie Freund

    Female1885–Female

  • Freund

    Female1886–Female

  • Martha Freund

    Female1887–1963Female

  • Adela Freund

    Female1889–1938Female

  • Clara Freund

    Female1893–Female

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Gottfried Freund

    Male1815–Male

  • Female1820–Female

siblings

(13)

  • Freund

    Unknown1842–1842

  • Carl August Freund

    Male1843–Male

  • Christian Freund

    Male1845–1920Male

  • Gottfried Freund

    Male1848–1920Male

  • Carolina Freund

    Female1850–Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · The Chicago Water Tower

Age 3

The Chicago water tower was built out of Lemont limestone by William W. Boyington and was used for firefighting and also drawing clean water from Lake Michigan. The tower gained prominence after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Some believe that the tower was the only building to survive the Great Chicago Fire, but a few other buildings survived alongside the tower. The tower has become a symbol of old Chicago and how the city recovered from the fire. The tower has undergone only two renovations since 1913. 
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 21

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname for a companionable person, from Middle High German vriunt ‘friend’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Freund ‘friend’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • August Freund, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Aug Freund, "United States Census, 1900"
  • August Freund, "United States Census, 1930"

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