Keneth Eugene Fernsler

4 April 1908–23 September 1988 (Age 80)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Keneth Eugene

When Keneth Eugene Fernsler was born on 4 April 1908, in Ohio, United States, his father, Coy Isaac Fernsler, was 19 and his mother, Caroline Hoelscher, was 19. He lived in Washington Township, Darke, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 September 1988, at the age of 80, and was buried in Union City, Randolph, Indiana, United States.

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Coy Isaac Fernsler
Caroline Hoelscher
Keneth Eugene Fernsler

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    Caroline Hoelscher




    Keneth Eugene Fernsler


World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Förnsler or Firnsler, presumably an occupational name for a varnish maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German firnīs ‘varnish’, a loanword from Old French vernī.

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

Sources (3)

  • Eugene Fernsler in household of Henry H Fernsler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Keneth E Fernsler in household of Coy I Fernsler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Kenneth Eugene Fernsler, "Find A Grave Index"

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