Adolf James Anderegg

1894–1965 (Age 70)
Meiringen, Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of Adolf James

When Adolf James Anderegg was born on 2 May 1894, in Meiringen, Meiringen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Peter Anderegg, was 24 and his mother, Margarita Staehli Roth, was 22. He married Mary McFerson on 16 April 1924, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He died on 28 January 1965, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adolf James Anderegg
Mary McFerson
Marriage: 16 April 1924

Spouse & Children

16 April 1924
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 12

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived an der Egge, dialect for an der Ecke ‘on the edge (of a village, etc.)’.

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

Story Highlight

Anderegg, Peter and Margaritha Roth's life, by daughter Margaret

Interview with Margaret Anderegg Bowles Olson - 7 September 1986 by Jerry Edward Anderegg (her nephew, Henry's son) On Sunday the 7th of September 1986 …

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur Andregg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur J Andregg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Adolph Anderegg in household of Peter H Anderegg, "United States Census, 1910"

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