Caroline Freund

1893–1981 (Age 88)
Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States

The Life of Caroline

When Caroline Freund was born on 6 September 1893, in Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, her father, Henry J. Freund, was 31 and her mother, Caroline Mahrenholz, was 27. She lived in Perry Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 2 October 1981, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States.

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Caroline Freund
Charles John Kissinger

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry J. Freund


  • Caroline Mahrenholz




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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 13

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname for a companionable person, from Middle High German vriunt ‘friend’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Freund ‘friend’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Carrie Kissinger in household of Chas J Kissinger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carrie Kissinger in household of Charles J Kissinger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carrie Freund in household of Henry Freund Jr., "United States Census, 1900"

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