Ortivin Ortwin William Draeger

2 December 1902–3 September 1964 (Age 61)
Farmington,, Wis

The Life of Ortivin Ortwin William

When Ortivin Ortwin William Draeger was born on 2 December 1902, his father, Albert Otto Draeger, was 39 and his mother, Mathilda Wilhelmina Kloths, was 40. He married Viola Nora Schroeder on 10 June 1925, in Johnson Creek, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States. He lived in Farmington, Jefferson, Wisconsin Territory, United States for about 20 years and Wisconsin, United States in 1964. He died on 3 September 1964, at the age of 61, and was buried in Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States.

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Ortivin Ortwin William Draeger
Viola Nora Schroeder
Marriage: 10 June 1925

Spouse and Children

10 June 1925
Johnson Creek, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Mathilda Wilhelmina Kloths




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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 5

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 17

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 North German (also Dräger) and Dutch: occupational name, from Middle Low German dreger, drager, Middle Dutch drager ‘porter’, ‘carrier’; sometimes ‘guarantor’, ‘negotiator’.2 North German, occupational name for a wood turner, Middle Low German dreyer, dreger.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ortwin J Naeger in household of Albert Naeger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ortwin W Draeger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ortwin Draeger, "United States Census, 1940"

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