John William Emil Anderegg

1912–1976 (Age 64)
Jefferson Township, Clayton, Iowa, United States

The Life of John William Emil

When John William Emil Anderegg was born on 23 July 1912, in Jefferson Township, Clayton, Iowa, United States, his father, Alfred Carl Anderegg, was 38 and his mother, Carolina Marie Friedlein, was 27. He married Margaret Katherine Slater on 6 March 1937. He lived in Grand Meadow Township, Clayton, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Jefferson, Clayton, Iowa, United States in 1930. He died on 16 October 1976, in Warren, Macomb, Michigan, United States, at the age of 64.

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John William Emil Anderegg
Margaret Katherine Slater
Marriage: 6 March 1937

Spouse & Children

6 March 1937

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 1

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 17

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived an der Egge, dialect for an der Ecke ‘on the edge (of a village, etc.)’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John W Andregg in household of Alfred C Andregg, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • John Andgregg in household of Alfred C Andgregg, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Anderegg in household of Alfred C Anderegg, "United States Census, 1930"

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