William Frederick Herman

Male8 February 1893–8 November 1966

Brief Life History of William Frederick

When William Frederick Herman was born on 8 February 1893, in Bremer, Iowa, United States, his father, Jacob H Herman, was 31 and his mother, Wilhelmine Homeier, was 24. He married Flora Lena Paul on 28 October 1915, in Black Hawk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Bremer, Bremer, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Maxfield Township, Bremer, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 November 1966, in Waverly, Bremer, Iowa, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Harlington Cemetery, Waverly, Bremer, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Frederick Herman
1893–1966
Flora Lena Paul
1893–1969
Marriage: 28 October 1915
Melba Sarah Herman
1918–2018
Norman William Herman
1929–2017

Sources (18)

  • W F Herman, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • William F. Hermann, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
  • Will Frederick Herman, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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  • Marriage
    28 October 1915Black Hawk, Iowa, United States
  • Children (2)

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    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.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 5

    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.

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 20

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    English, French, Walloon, Dutch, Flemish, Hungarian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, and Croatian: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements heri, hari ‘army’ + man ‘man’. Compare Harman 5.

    Americanized form of German Hermann , a cognate of 1 above.

    English: perhaps a shortened form of Herniman, a topographic name for a ‘dweller (in a) nook or corner of land’, from Middle English herne, hirne, hurne + man. See also Hearn .

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

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