Edward Joseph Kellner

17 March 1887–9 June 1953 (Age 66)
Kellnersville, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Edward Joseph

When Edward Joseph Kellner was born on 17 March 1887, in Kellnersville, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Michael J. Kellner, was 29 and his mother, Rosa Groessel, was 25. He married Afra Catherine Bartelme about 1914, in Cooperstown, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Franklin, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years and Cooperstown, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States in 1920. He died on 9 June 1953, in Eagle River, Vilas, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Eagle River, Vilas, Wisconsin, United States.

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Edward Joseph Kellner
Afra Catherine Bartelme
Marriage: about 1914
Eugene Edward Kellner
Rosemary Monica Kellner
Jerome Kellner

Spouse and Children

about 1914
Cooperstown, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Michael J. Kellner


    Rosa Groessel




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German kelnære, Middle Dutch kel(le)nare, German Kellner ‘cellarman’. This term developed various specialized senses: a steward, an overseer in a castle, monastery, or the like, and in modern usage, a wine waiter.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Kellner in household of Lawrence Kocian, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward J Kellner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edoard Kellner in household of Michel Kellner, "United States Census, 1900"

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