Minnie Sievers

November 1896–1 January 1978 (Age 81)
Washington, United States

The Life of Minnie

When Minnie Sievers was born in November 1896, in Washington, United States, her father, John H Sievers, was 30 and her mother, Anna Sievers, was 27. She married James Alfred Casswell on 2 June 1921, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. She lived in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States for about 20 years. She died on 1 January 1978, at the age of 81, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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James Alfred Casswell
Minnie Sievers
Marriage: 2 June 1921

Spouse and Children

    James Alfred Casswell



2 June 1921
Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John H Sievers


    Anna Sievers




World Events (8)

1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 1

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 22

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from Siever .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie Sievers in household of John Sievers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minnie Sievers in household of John Sievers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minnie Sievers in household of John Sievers, "United States Census, 1900"

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