Edward Julius Pfeifer

8 April 1897–8 April 1969 (Age 72)
Jessie, Griggs, North Dakota, United States

The Life Summary of Edward Julius

When Edward Julius Pfeifer was born on 8 April 1897, in Jessie, Griggs, North Dakota, United States, his father, Frank Joseph Pfeifer, was 38 and his mother, Maria Kuntz, was 28. He married Gertrude M Wells on 7 June 1925, in Sanborn, Barnes, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Washburn Township, Griggs, North Dakota, United States for about 10 years and Riverside Township, Steele, North Dakota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 April 1969, in Steele, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Cooperstown, Griggs, North Dakota, United States.

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Edward Julius Pfeifer
Gertrude M Wells
Marriage: 7 June 1925
Helen Eleanor Pfeifer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1925Sanborn, Barnes, North Dakota, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    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.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 3
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 19
    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.

    Name Meaning

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Pfeiffer ‘piper, whistler’. This form of the surname is also found in Czechia, Slovenia, Poland, Croatia, the Netherlands, and some other European countries; see also 2 below.Germanized form of various Slavic adaptations of the German surname (see Pfeiffer 2).

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Edward J Phifer, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Edward Julius Pfeifer, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • Ed J Pfeifer, "United States Census, 1940"

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