Josephine K Althaus

1907–1987 (Age 80)
Holdingford, Stearns, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Josephine K

When Josephine K Althaus was born in 1907, her father, Joseph A. Althaus, was 28 and her mother, Agnes Anna Schley, was 19. She married Robert Gerads on 15 October 1935. She lived in Melrose, Stearns, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1987, at the age of 80, and was buried in Holdingford, Stearns, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Gerads
Josephine K Althaus
Marriage: 15 October 1935

Spouse and Children

15 October 1935

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph A. Althaus







    Leo W Althaus


    Clara Katherine Althaus


    Veronica B Althaus


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 0

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 7

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.

Age 22

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

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German altes Haus ‘old house’, a habitational name for someone who lived in a building known as ‘the old house’ or from a place so named, for example in Hessen.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Josephina Althaus in household of Joseph A Althaus, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Josephine K Gerads, "Find A Grave Index"

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