Vernon Ernest Brandenburg

2 May 1916–17 March 1988 (Age 71)
Waconia, Carver, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Vernon Ernest

When Vernon Ernest Brandenburg was born on 2 May 1916, in Waconia, Carver, Minnesota, United States, his father, Herman H. Brandenburg, was 25 and his mother, Emma L. Stahlke, was 22. He married Ruth Emma Stark on 17 September 1940, in Carver, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Watertown, Carver, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Watertown Township, Carver, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 17 March 1988, in Carver, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Waconia, Carver, Minnesota, United States.

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Vernon Ernest Brandenburg
Ruth Emma Stark
Marriage: 17 September 1940
Rodney Vernon Brandenburg

Spouse and Children

17 September 1940
Carver, Minnesota, United States


    Rodney Vernon Brandenburg


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 15

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

German: regional and habitational name from Brandenburg, the name of a former province, now a state of eastern Germany, its principal city, and numerous other places.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Veron Brandenburg in household of Herman Brandenburg, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vernon Brandenburg in household of Herman Brandenburg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vernon E Brandenburg in household of Herman H Brandenburg, "United States Census, 1930"

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