Hildegarde Marie Accola

9 April 1901–1996 (Age 94)
Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States

The Life of Hildegarde Marie

When Hildegarde Marie Accola was born on 9 April 1901, her father, John Jacob Accola, was 41 and her mother, Margaret Thoeni, was 41. She married George Clarence Conrade on 29 May 1928. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Julien, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Julien Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died in 1996, in United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Clarence Conrade
1898–1987
Hildegarde Marie Accola
1901–1996
Marriage: 29 May 1928
Edward George Conrad
1935–1984

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 May 1928
children

(1)

    Edward George Conrad

    Male1935–1984Male

Parents and Siblings

    John Jacob Accola

    Male1859–1909Male

    Female1859–1947Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 12

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 25

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Name Meaning

Swiss (Romansh): from Latin accola ‘neighbor’, ‘inhabitant’ (from accolere ‘to live near’). In medieval Latin accola also meant ‘tenant (farmer)’, which is probably the principal sense of the name.

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

Sources (3)

  • Hilda Accola, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Hilda Conrade in household of George Conrade, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hilda Conrade in household of George Conrade, "United States Census, 1930"

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