Fred Stephen Nilges

7 November 1904–15 November 1987 (Age 83)
Linn, Osage, Missouri, United States

The Life of Fred Stephen

When Fred Stephen Nilges was born on 7 November 1904, in Linn, Osage, Missouri, United States, his father, Joseph Herman NILGES, was 33 and his mother, Maria Mary Barbara ZEILMANN, was 31. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Magdalena Catherine "Lena" Voss. He lived in Osage Township, Crawford, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 November 1987, in Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Saint George Cemetery, Linn, Osage, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fred Stephen Nilges
Magdalena Catherine "Lena" Voss
Albert Joseph Nilges
Eugene Gerhard "Gene" Nilges
Fredrick H "Fred" Nilges
Raymond Louis Nilges
Judy Ann Nilges

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Herman NILGES


    Maria Mary Barbara ZEILMANN




    John Nilges


    Herman Anton Nilges


    Paul Nilges


    Florence Josephine Nilges


    Frances Gertrude Nilges


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

North German: from a reduced and altered pet form of the personal name Cornelius .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Fred S Nilges, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fred Nilges, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Freddie Nilges in household of Jos H Nilges, "United States Census, 1920"

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