Mary Felgenhauer

21 October 1884–9 April 1970 (Age 85)
Vermilion, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Felgenhauer was born on 21 October 1884, in Vermilion, Illinois, United States, her father, Henry Felgenhauer, was 25 and her mother, Sophia Zeppelin Felgenhauer, was 25. She married Harvey Brooks on 8 March 1905, in Vermilion, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Georgetown, Vermilion, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Carroll Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. She died on 9 April 1970, at the age of 85, and was buried in Sandusky Cemetery, Carroll Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Harvey Brooks
1884–1964
Mary Felgenhauer
1884–1970
Marriage: 8 March 1905
Wilbur Herman Brooks
1906–1922
Edna Gladys Brooks
1911–2005
Glen Dale Brooks
1918–2012
Eleanor M Brooks
1922–
Brooks
1923–1923
Barbara Evelyn Brooks
1929–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 March 1905
Vermilion, Illinois, United States
children

(6)

    Wilbur Herman Brooks

    Male1906–1922Male

    Edna Gladys Brooks

    Female1911–2005Female

    Male1918–2012Male

    Eleanor M Brooks

    Female1922–Female

    Brooks

    Male1923–1923Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Felgenhauer

    Male1859–Male

    Sophia Zeppelin Felgenhauer

    Female1859–Female

siblings

(2)

    Female1884–1970Female

    Edward Felgenheur

    Male1893–Male

World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 1

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.
1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 23

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a wheelwright, from Middle High German velgenhouwer ‘maker of wooden rims for wheels’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Brooks in household of Harvey Brooks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Brooks in household of Harvey Brooks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Brooks in household of Harvey Brooks, "United States Census, 1930"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.