Amelia M. Damerow

April 1877–16 February 1964 (Age 86)
Pomerania, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Amelia M.

When Amelia M. Damerow was born in April 1877, in Pomerania, Prussia, Germany, her father, Wilhelm Friedrich Franz Damerow, was 27 and her mother, Wilhelmina Utecht, was 21. She lived in Tomah, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States for about 30 years. She died on 16 February 1964, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Tomah, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States.

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Wilhelm Friedrich Franz Damerow
Wilhelmina Utecht
Herman Fredrick Damerow
Amelia M. Damerow
Wilhelmine L. Damerow

Parents and Siblings

    Wilhelm Friedrich Franz Damerow





World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 6

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Damereau, which is a variant of Dameron .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Millie Damerow in household of Herman Damerow, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Millie M Damerow in household of Herman F Damerow, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Millie Damerow in household of Herman Damerow, "United States Census, 1940"

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