Madeline Wehrbein

24 June 1913–27 June 1969 (Age 56)
Pawnee City, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Madeline

When Madeline Wehrbein was born on 24 June 1913, in Pawnee City, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States, her father, Friederich Henry August Wehrbein, was 41 and her mother, Alice Elisa Sommerhalder, was 34. She married William H Kopf on 11 February 1936, in Steinauer, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States. She lived in Steinauer, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years and Pawnee, Nebraska, United States in 1935. She died on 27 June 1969, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

William H Kopf
1909–1992
Madeline Wehrbein
1913–1969
Marriage: 11 February 1936

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 February 1936Steinauer, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 3
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1917
    Age 4
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
    1929
    Age 16
    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

    A female name softened down from Magdalen. Compare the French Madeleine and Madelon; the Italian Maddalena; and the Spanish Madelena.

    Sources (4)

    • Madeline M Wehibein in household of Fred H Wehibein, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Madeline Margaret Wehrbein, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
    • Madeline Kopf in household of William Kopf, "United States Census, 1940"

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