Henry A Friesen

1904–1962 (Age 58)
Henderson, York, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Henry A

When Henry A Friesen was born on 25 February 1904, in Henderson, York, Nebraska, United States, his father, Klaus H Friesen, was 24 and his mother, Susanna Klippenstein, was 18. He married Elizabeth Helen Janzen on 17 January 1926, in Henderson, York, Nebraska, United States. He lived in Perkins, Nebraska, United States for about 5 years and Madrid Election Precinct, Perkins, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 20 June 1962, in California, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States.

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Henry A Friesen
Elizabeth Helen Janzen
Marriage: 17 January 1926

Spouse & Children

  • Male1904–1962Male

  • Elizabeth Helen Janzen


17 January 1926
Henderson, York, Nebraska, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 2

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.

Age 16

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: patronymic from Fries .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • H A Friesen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henry E Friesen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry H Friesen in household of Susana Friesen, "United States Census, 1920"

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