Alma Agnes Hohnke

Female4 June 1912–30 August 1986

Brief Life History of Alma Agnes

When Alma Agnes Hohnke was born on 4 June 1912, in Waterloo, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States, her father, William Arnold Hugo Hohnke Sr, was 42 and her mother, Theresa Kretschmar, was 36. She married Otto Henry Carpenter on 15 October 1932, in Palmyra, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States. She lived in Ottawa, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died on 30 August 1986, in La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Palmyra, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States.

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Otto Henry Carpenter
Alma Agnes Hohnke
Marriage: 15 October 1932

Sources (2)

  • Alma Hohnke in household of William Hohnke, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alma Hoenke in household of William Hoenke, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1932Palmyra, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 1

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

    1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

    Age 7

    The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.


    Age 20

    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Rudi, Fritz, Otto.

    German (also Köhnke): from Low German pet forms of Kohn or Köhn (see Kohn 2).

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

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