August Cord Tangeman

23 October 1853–15 November 1928 (Age 75)
New Bremen, German Township, Auglaize, Ohio, United States

The Life of August Cord

When August Cord Tangeman was born on 23 October 1853, in New Bremen, German Township, Auglaize, Ohio, United States, his father, Joseph Alhert Tangeman, was 33 and his mother, Anna Catherine Marie Harms, was 30. He married Elizabeth Matilda Hoene on 1 May 1879, in Saint Paul, Pickaway, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Pusheta Township, Auglaize, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Duchouquet Township, Auglaize, Ohio, United States in 1910. He died on 15 November 1928, in Wapakoneta, Auglaize, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Wapakoneta, Auglaize, Ohio, United States.

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August Cord Tangeman
Elizabeth Matilda Hoene
Marriage: 1 May 1879
Auther H. Tangeman
Anna Elizabeth Tangeman
Amanda Tangeman
Amanda Marie Tangeman
August Fredrick Tangeman
Wilbert J. Tangeman
Wilbert John Tangeman
Albert William Tangeman

Spouse and Children

1 May 1879
Saint Paul, Pickaway, Ohio, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Alhert Tangeman


    Anna Catherine Marie Harms





    Anna Margarete Tangeman


    Johann Dietrich Tangemann



    Anne Georgine Tangeman


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 7

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

North German (Tangemann): probably a habitational name for someone from Tange in Oldenburg, or a topographic name for someone living on a sandy ridge between swamps or moors, Middle Low German tange.

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

Sources (3)

  • August Tangeman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • August Tangeman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • August Tangemann in entry for Albert William Tangemann, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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