Lewis Preston Aronhalt

March 1871–1926 (Age 54)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Lewis Preston

When Lewis Preston Aronhalt was born in March 1871, in Iowa, United States, his father, Cornelius Aronhalt, was 50 and his mother, Nancy Willis, was 49. He married Sarah A Lettie Volk on 6 November 1895, in Galesburg, Neosho, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ladore Township, Neosho, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Ladore, Neosho, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1926, in Galesburg, Neosho, Kansas, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Galesburg, Neosho, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Preston Aronhalt
1871–1926
Sarah A Lettie Volk
1869–1957
Marriage: 6 November 1895
Clarence Whisler
1888–
Roy Thomas Whisler
1890–1955
Guy Leonard Aronhalt
1896–1979
Aronhault
1897–
Clyde Louis Aronhalt
1898–1950
Gladys I. Aronhalt
1900–1995
Elsie Mae Aronhalt
1910–2007

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 November 1895
Galesburg, Neosho, Kansas, United States
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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 13

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1886

Age 15

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Respelling of German Ehrenhold(t), an occupational or status name from Middle High German erhalt, heralt ‘herald’.2 Alternatively perhaps, a respelling of German Arnholt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lewis P Aronhalt, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Lewis A Aronhalt, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lewis Aronhalt in household of Nancy Aronhalt, "United States Census, 1880"

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