Virgil Evert Willet Michel

Male13 May 1900–11 July 1987

Brief Life History of Virgil Evert Willet

When Virgil Evert Willet Michel was born on 13 May 1900, in Albion Township, Howard, Iowa, United States, his father, Charles Diebold Michel, was 32 and his mother, Louisa Bender, was 31. He married Addie Mae Hutchison on 4 July 1925. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Howard, Iowa, United States in 1905 and Harmony Township, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 11 July 1987, in Harmony, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Granger, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Virgil Evert Willet Michel
1900–1987
Addie Mae Hutchison
1908–1976
Marriage: 4 July 1925
Vernon Arthur Michel
1926–2010
George Dale Michel
1927–2018
Orlando Michel
1930–2014
Gordon Roger Michel
1932–1972

Sources (21)

  • Virgil E Michell, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Virgil Michael, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Virgil Michel, "Minnesota Marriages, 1849-1950          "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1925
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 1

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

    Age 6

    Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 23

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Pierre, Andre, Jacques, Micheline, Patrice, Dominique, Emile, Gisele, Laurent, Lucien, Philippe, Raymonde.

    French, Walloon, German, Dutch, West Indian (mainly Haiti), Seychellois, and Mauritian: from the personal name Michel (see Michael ).

    Basque: Castilianized form of Mitxel, from the personal name Mitxel, an equivalent of Michael .

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

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