Alvina Jane Stapel

1 May 1875–20 September 1951 (Age 76)
Schlepkow, Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Germany

The Life of Alvina Jane

When Alvina Jane Stapel was born on 1 May 1875, in Schlepkow, Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Germany, her father, Johann Carl Christian Stapel, was 40 and her mother, Wilhelmine Dorothea Maria Kreienbring, was 34. She married August Fred Burwig on 15 October 1891, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She immigrated to Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1889 and lived in Indiana, United States in 1889 and Hambden, Geauga, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. She died on 20 September 1951, in Chardon, Geauga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Hambden, Geauga, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

August Fred Burwig
1869–1949
Alvina Jane Stapel
1875–1951
Marriage: 15 October 1891
Louise Minnie Burwig
1892–
Florence A. Burwig
1894–1987
Arthur Burwig
1896–1982
Mabel Mildred Burwig
1898–1984
Esther Burwig
1903–
Lily Burwig
1906–
Alice M Burwig
1912–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 October 1891
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

    Johann Carl Christian Stapel

    Male1835–1915Male

    Wilhelmine Dorothea Maria Kreienbring

    Female1840–1922Female

siblings

(9)

    Wilhelmine Friederike Caroline Stapel

    Female1865–1888Female

    Carl Albert Stapel

    Male1867–1953Male

    Wilhelmina Caroline Auguste Stapel

    Female1868–1921Female

    Bertha Friederike Caroline Stapel

    Female1870–1913Female

    Female1873–1951Female

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

North German:1. from Middle Low German stapel ‘column’, ‘signpost’, ‘warehouse’, perhaps applied as a nickname for a tall thin man. 2. topographic from a diminutive of the old dialect term stap ‘marsh’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alvina Burwig in household of August F Burwig, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alvena Burwig in household of August F Burwig, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alwina Burwig in household of August ? Burwig, "United States Census, 1940"

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