Joseph Vonfeldt

1896–1962 (Age 65)
Victoria, Ellis, Kansas, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Vonfeldt was born on 16 November 1896, in Victoria, Ellis, Kansas, United States, his father, Christian Vonfeldt, was 37 and his mother, Anna Maria ( Margaret) Kippes, was 30. He married Susan Dinkel about 1925, in Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Adams, Colorado, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 7 North Platte, Adams, Colorado, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 4 February 1962, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Vonfeldt
Susan Dinkel
Marriage: about 1925
Virginia M Vonfeldt
Evylin Vonfeldt

Spouse & Children

about 1925
Colorado, United States


  • Virginia M Vonfeldt


  • Evylin Vonfeldt


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1859–1935Male

  • Anna Maria ( Margaret) Kippes




+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1914 · The Ludlow Massacre

Age 18

On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.

Name Meaning

German (von Feldt): topographic name for someone who lived by an area of open country, Middle High German vëlt.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joe C Vonfeldt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joe Vonfeldt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Vonfeldt, "Kansas State Census, 1905"

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