Erna Edna Helena Baumann

Brief Life History of Erna Edna Helena

When Erna Edna Helena Baumann was born on 21 May 1899, in Berlin, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Gustave Baumann, was 27 and her mother, Sophia Albertine Wilhelmine Neitzke, was 24. She married Earl Thomas Shillinglaw on 8 June 1927, in Westport, Dane, Wisconsin, United States. She lived in Texas, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 October 1987, in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Monona, Dane, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Earl Thomas Shillinglaw
1896–1979
Erna Edna Helena Baumann
1899–1987
Marriage: 8 June 1927

Sources (7)

  • Erna Shillingaw in household of Earl Shillingaw, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Erna A Baumann, "Wisconsin Birth Index, 1820-1907"
  • Erna Edna Baumann Shillinglaw, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

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

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Erwin, Otto, Gerhard, Ernst, Heinz, Guenter, Armin, Dieter, Erna, Friedrich.

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): status name for a peasant or a nickname meaning ‘neighbor, fellow citizen’, from Middle High German būman, German Baumann ‘peasant’ (see Bauer ). This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine), the Netherlands, Denmark, Poland, and some other European countries. Compare Bauman and Bowman .

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

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