Frieda Opal Kircher

11 August 1896–25 August 1987 (Age 91)
Louisburg, Miami, Kansas, United States

The Life of Frieda Opal

When Frieda Opal Kircher was born on 11 August 1896, in Louisburg, Miami, Kansas, United States, her father, Albert Phillip Kircher, was 25 and her mother, Martha Marshall Young, was 22. She married Riley Dean Whitaker on 5 September 1917, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Wea, Miami, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and Wea Township, Miami, Kansas, United States in 1940. In 1905, at the age of 9, her occupation is listed as student. She died on 25 August 1987, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Louisburg Cemetery, Louisburg, Miami, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Riley Dean Whitaker
1895–1970
Frieda Opal Kircher
1896–1987
Marriage: 5 September 1917
Infant Son Whitaker
1918–1918
Wilbur Dean Whitaker
1920–2010
Helen Louise Whitaker
1923–2007
Clarence A. Whitaker
1924–2016
Lester Erwin Whitaker
1926–
Dorothy Whitaker
1933–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 September 1917
Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1920

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kirchner ‘minister’,‘sexton’, ‘patron’, hence an occupational name for a priest or a church assistant.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Freda Kercher, "Kansas State Census, 1905"
  • Frieda Kircher in household of A P Kircher, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Frieda Whitaker in household of Deane Whitaker, "United States Census, 1920"

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