Eleanor Hertenstein

26 August 1926–28 June 2012 (Age 85)
Cedarville, Greene, Ohio, United States

The Life of Eleanor

When Eleanor Hertenstein was born on 26 August 1926, her father, Clarence A. Hertenstein, was 39 and her mother, Blanche May Ross, was 34. She married Marcus Townsley on 10 June 1952. She lived in Ross, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Cedarville Township, Greene, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 28 June 2012, in Cedarville, Greene, Ohio, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in North Cemetery, Cedarville, Greene, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marcus Townsley
Eleanor Hertenstein
Marriage: 10 June 1952

Spouse and Children

10 June 1952
Highland, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Stanley Allen Hertenstein


    Choreta Hertenstein



    Dana Hertenstein


    Jack Allen Hertenstein


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 3

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 23

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: habitational name from various places so called in Switzerland, or from a castle so named near Sigmaringen in Germany.

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

Sources (3)

  • Eleanore A Hertenstein in household of Clarence Hertenstein, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eleanor Hertenstein in household of Clarence A Hertenstein, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eleanor Hertenstein, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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