Margarethe Henriette Born

20 September 1870–6 June 1940 (Age 69)
Roth, Gelnhausen, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Margarethe Henriette

When Margarethe Henriette Born was born on 20 September 1870, in Roth, Gelnhausen, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany, her father, Jakob Born, was 25 and her mother, Elisabeth Hermann, was 25. She married Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Ehlers on 1 December 1892, in Lauberg, Samerberg, Rosenheim, Bavaria, Germany. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 6 June 1940, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Ehlers
Margarethe Henriette Born
Marriage: 1 December 1892
John Henry Ehlers
Marie Henriette Ehlers
Mohonri Alvin Ehlers
Johann Friedrich Ehlers
Martha Henrietta Ehlers
Herman Born Ehlers
Ruth Nellie Ehlers
Joseph Ehlers

Spouse and Children

1 December 1892
Lauberg, Samerberg, Rosenheim, Bavaria, Germany


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jakob Born


    Elisabeth Hermann




    Margareta Katharina Born



    Heinrich Ernst Born


    Margarete Born


    Anna Katharina Born


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

Age 20

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Bourne .2 North German, Danish, and Dutch: from Middle Low German born ‘well’, ‘spring’, a topographic name for someone who lived beside a well or spring, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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

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Story Highlight

A History of Margarethe Henrietta Bohrn Ehlers

Margarethe Henrietta Bohrn was born in Roth, by Gelnhausen in the country of Germany on the 20th of September, 1870. She married Johann Frederick Wilhem Ehlers in November of 1892. They were converts …

Sources (3)

  • Henrietta Ehlems, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henriette Ehlers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henrietta Ehlers, "United States Census, 1920"

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