Edward Emanuel Naftzinger

Male20 February 1875–27 March 1956

Brief Life History of Edward Emanuel

When Edward Emanuel Naftzinger was born on 20 February 1875, in Bern Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Harrison Naftzinger, was 40 and his mother, Amanda Heck, was 22. He married Katie Maria Viola Derr on 7 January 1897, in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and West Lawn, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 27 March 1956, in Aulenbach's Cemetery, Mount Penn, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mount Penn, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Emanuel Naftzinger
1875–1956
Katie Maria Viola Derr
1876–1953
Marriage: 7 January 1897
Ernest Baker
1894–
James L Naftzinger
1898–1944
Wava Viola Naftzinger
1898–1898
Harold L. Naftzinger
1900–1976
Edward C. Naftzinger
1902–1902

Sources (15)

  • Edward Naftzinger in household of Laura Naftzinger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward E. Naftzinger, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Edward Emanuel Naftzinger, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1897Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 2

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 23

    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.

    Name Meaning

    From an Old English personal name derived from ēad ‘prosperity, riches’ + weard ‘guard’. This has been one of the most successful of all Old English names, in frequent use from before the Conquest to the present day, and even being exported into other European languages. It was the name of three Anglo-Saxon kings and has been borne by eight kings of England since the Norman Conquest. It is also the name of the youngest son of Queen Elizabeth II . The most influential early bearer was King Edward the Confessor ( ?1002–66 ; ruled 1042–66 ). In a troubled period of English history, he contrived to rule fairly and (for a time at any rate) firmly. But in the latter part of his reign he paid more attention to his religion than to his kingdom. He died childless, and his death sparked off conflicting claims to his throne, which were resolved by the victory of William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings. His memory was honoured by Normans and English alike, for his fairness and his piety. Edward's mother was Norman; he had spent part of his youth in Normandy; and William claimed to have been nominated by Edward as his successor. Edward was canonized in the 12th century, and came to be venerated throughout Europe as a model of a Christian king.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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