Margaret Helen Sadler

15 February 1893–February 1985 (Age 92)
Dubuque, Iowa, United States

The Life of Margaret Helen

When Margaret Helen Sadler was born on 15 February 1893, in Dubuque, Iowa, United States, her father, Peter Sadler, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Schroeder, was 24. She died in February 1985, at the age of 92.

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Peter Sadler
Elizabeth Schroeder
Anton Matthew Sadler
Elizabeth Sadler
Margaret Helen Sadler
Leo Matthew Sadler

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Sadler


    Elizabeth Schroeder




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 20

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.

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English and German: occupational name for a maker of saddles, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle High German, Middle Low German sadel ‘saddle’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Sadler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Margaret Sadler in household of Peter Sadler, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Margaret Sadler, "Iowa State Census, 1915"

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