Lillian Elizabeth Nachtigall

26 December 1899–10 September 1955 (Age 55)
Marinette, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Lillian Elizabeth

When Lillian Elizabeth Nachtigall was born on 26 December 1899, in Marinette, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Carl August Nachtigal, was 36 and her mother, Louise Kohrt, was 27. She married Carl Mangvald Carlson on 20 January 1922, in Menominee, Menominee, Michigan, United States. She lived in Marinette, Wisconsin, United States in 1899. She died on 10 September 1955, in Marinette, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Forest Home Cemetery, Athelstane, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States.

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Carl Mangvald Carlson
Lillian Elizabeth Nachtigall
Marriage: 20 January 1922

Spouse and Children

20 January 1922
Menominee, Menominee, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Carl August Nachtigal


    Louise Kohrt




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 8

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 17

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname from Middle High German nachtegal ‘nightingale’ (from Old High German galan ‘to sing’), probably denoting a good singer, or possibly for a birdcatcher, birdseller, or birdlover.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Nachtigall ‘nightingale’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lilian Nachtezael in household of Louise Nachtezael, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lillian Nachtigal in household of Charles Nachtigal, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lillian Nachtigall in household of Charles Nachtigall, "United States Census, 1910"

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