Ewald August Harnisch

21 November 1903–May 1987 (Age 83)
Winona, Winona, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Ewald August

When Ewald August Harnisch was born on 21 November 1903, in Winona, Winona, Minnesota, United States, his father, August Friedrich Harnisch, was 33 and his mother, Christiane Auguste Klautsch, was 31. He married Dorothea Edith Bertha Brandt on 23 December 1926, in Downers Grove, DuPage, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in May 1987, in Elmhurst, DuPage, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Elm Lawn Cemetery, Addison Township, DuPage, Illinois, United States.

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Ewald August Harnisch
Dorothea Edith Bertha Brandt
Marriage: 23 December 1926
Jerald Brandt Harnish

Spouse and Children

23 December 1926
Downers Grove, DuPage, Illinois, United States


    Jerald Brandt Harnish


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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 3

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 22

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Name Meaning

1 German: metonymic occupational name for an armorer, from Middle High German harnasch ‘iron armor’, from Old French harneis ‘equipment’, ‘accoutrements (of a soldier or horse)’.2 variant of Harnik ( see Harnick ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ewald Harnisch, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • Ewald Harnish, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ewald Harnisch in household of August Harnisch, "United States Census, 1910"

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