Lydia Bertha Loewe

13 May 1913–8 January 2009 (Age 95)
Falls, Texas, United States

The Life of Lydia Bertha

When Lydia Bertha Loewe was born on 13 May 1913, in Falls, Texas, United States, her father, Rudolf Emil Löewe, was 41 and her mother, Mary Wegwerth, was 38. She married Fred Gus Pick on 30 January 1933, in Marlin, Falls, Texas, United States. She lived in Riesel, McLennan, Texas, United States in 2009. In 1930, at the age of 17, her occupation is listed as farm laborer. She died on 8 January 2009, in McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Friedens Cemetery, Riesel, McLennan, Texas, United States.

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Fred Gus Pick
Lydia Bertha Loewe
Marriage: 30 January 1933

Spouse and Children

30 January 1933
Marlin, Falls, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Rudolf Emil Löewe





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World Events (8)

1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 1

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.

Age 28

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 German (Löwe): from Middle High German lēwe, löuwe ‘lion’, hence a nickname for a brave or regal person. In some cases the surname may have been a habitational name, from a house distinguished by the sign of a lion. The surname in the sense ‘lion’ is also found in Dutch, Swedish, and Danish.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic; Löwe): ornamental name from German Löwe ‘lion’. Compare Lowe .3 Jewish (western Ashkenazic): variant of Levy .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lydia Pick in household of Fred Pick, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lybya Loewe im Haushalt von Mary Loewe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lidia Loewe im Haushalt von Mrs. Mary Loewe, "United States Census, 1920"

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