Bertha Elisabeth Kahlke

Female5 November 1892–3 May 1943

Brief Life History of Bertha Elisabeth

When Bertha Elisabeth Kahlke was born on 5 November 1892, in Engelbrechtsche Wildnis, Steinburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, her father, Hermann Kahlke, was 26 and her mother, Meta Mohr, was 19. She married Heinrich Ludwig Lorenzen on 20 June 1914, in Krempe, Steinburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 3 May 1943, in Husum, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, at the age of 50.

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Heinrich Ludwig Lorenzen
Bertha Elisabeth Kahlke
Marriage: 20 June 1914
Johannes Peter Heinrich Lorenzen
Lieselotte Lorenzen

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  • Bertha Elisabeth Kahlke, „Deutschland, Schleswig-Holstein, Steinburg, Zivilstandsregister, 1874-1983“
  • Berta Elisabeth Kahlke im Eintrag für Heinrich Ludwig Lorenzen, „Deutschland, Schleswig-Holstein, Steinburg, Zivilstandsregister, 1874-1983“

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  • Marriage
    20 June 1914Krempe, Steinburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (5)


    Age 22

    Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.

    1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

    Age 22

    On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

    1919 · Nazi party is founded

    Age 27

    Founded by Anton Drexler and Karl Harrer, the German Worker's Party, which eventually would become the Nationalist Socialist German Worker�s Party or Nazi Party. The Nazi Party would eventually take full control over Germany in 1933 and spark a second World War.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Erwin, Fritz, Gerhardt, Hedwig, Helmuth, Joerg, Klaus, Reinhold, Willi.

    East German: from a Germanized pet form of a Slavic personal name such as Dalibor or Dalimir, based on the element dal, from the Old Slavic adverb dalje ‘farther’.

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

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