Esther H. Kopitzke

16 March 1906–about 1985 (Age 78)
Union, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Esther H.

When Esther H. Kopitzke was born on 16 March 1906, in Union, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Julus Rudolph Albert Kopitzke, was 40 and her mother, Wilhelmina Fredericka Strasinski, was 34. She married Walter C. Polzin on 7 May 1926, in Wisconsin, United States. She lived in Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States in 1930 and Dupont, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. She died about 1985, at the age of 79, and was buried in Big Falls, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter C. Polzin
Esther H. Kopitzke
Marriage: 7 May 1926

Spouse and Children

7 May 1926
Wisconsin, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Julus Rudolph Albert Kopitzke


    Wilhelmina Fredericka Strasinski




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 1

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German: derivative of Kopatz, an occupational name for someone who cleared woodland for cultivation, from Czech kopáč ‘digger’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Esther Kapitzke in household of Julius Kapitzke, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Esther H Polzin in household of Walter C Polzin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Esther H Polzin in household of Walter C Polzin, "United States Census, 1940"

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