Eugene Victor Debs

5 November 1855–20 October 1926 (Age 70)
Terre Haute, Sullivan, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Eugene Victor

When Eugene Victor Debs was born on 5 November 1855, in Terre Haute, Sullivan, Indiana, United States, his father, Jean Daniel Debs, was 34 and his mother, Marguerite Marie Bettrich, was 33. He married Katherine Metzel on 9 June 1885, in Terre Haute, Sullivan, Indiana, United States. He lived in Harrison Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States in 1900 and District 1348, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1920. He died on 20 October 1926, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Terre Haute, Sullivan, Indiana, United States.

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Eugene Victor Debs
Katherine Metzel
Marriage: 9 June 1885

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 June 1885Terre Haute, Sullivan, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Oldest tobacco shop in the Country
    Age 2
    Iwan Ries and Company is one of the oldest family owned tobacco companies in North America and was originally owned by Edward Hoffman. Realizing that he could not run the company alone, Hoffman recruited his nephew, Iwan Ries to join him. The name of the Company changed from E. Hoffman and Co. when Edward Hoffman retired in 1898.
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 20
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Pierre.French (Alsace and Lorraine): from a shortened form of the German personal name Debus .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Euguene V Debs, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Eugene V Debs, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Eugene Debbs in household of Daniel Debbs, "United States Census, 1870"

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