Magdalena Anna Gackler

1893–1959 (Age 66)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Magdalena Anna

Magdalena Anna Gackler was born on 22 January 1893, in Michigan, United States as the daughter of Adam Geckeler and Eva Reuter. She married Emery Keim on 3 June 1914, in Ionia, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Campbell Township, Ionia, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. She died on 16 May 1959, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Magdalena Anna Gackler
Emery Keim
Marriage: 3 June 1914
Glen G. Kime
Buelah Kime

Spouse & Children

3 June 1914
Ionia, Michigan, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Adam Geckeler


  • Eva Reuter




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 10

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

German: nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German gecke ‘fool’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Magdalena Kiem in household of Emery Kiem, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Magdalena A Kime in household of Emery Kime, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Magdalena A Kime in household of Emery Kime, "United States Census, 1920"

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