Frank Joseph Stegmaier

1882–1978 (Age 95)
Eagle Lake, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Frank Joseph

When Frank Joseph Stegmaier was born on 19 November 1882, in Eagle Lake, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States, his father, Joseph C. Stegmaier, was 33 and his mother, Johanna Zech, was 35. He married Cathryn Frances Lommel on 30 November 1916, in Farmington, Dakota, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Le Ray Township, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States for about 15 years and Wisconsin, United States in 1978. He died on 13 February 1978, in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Madison Lake, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Joseph Stegmaier
Cathryn Frances Lommel
Marriage: 30 November 1916
Lorraine Frances Stegmaier

Spouse & Children

30 November 1916
Farmington, Dakota, Minnesota, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph C. Stegmaier


  • Johanna Zech




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 1

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 25

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

German (Bavaria, Württemberg): distinguishing name for a tenant farmer ( see Meyer ) whose land was either by a plank bridge or a steep narrow path (Middle High German stec ‘plank bridge’ or ‘steep narrow path’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Frank Stegmeir, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • Frank Stegmaier, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank J Stegmaier, "United States Census, 1940"

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