Frederick William Breitenfeldt

29 July 1885–28 April 1953 (Age 67)
Washington, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Frederick William

When Frederick William Breitenfeldt was born on 29 July 1885, in Washington, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Fredrich Wilhelm Breitenfeldt, was 33 and his mother, Augusta Caroline Marten, was 24. He married Alice Elizabeth Jorgenson on 27 June 1910, in Wibaux, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Saint Cloud Township, Stearns, Minnesota, United States in 1920. He died on 28 April 1953, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Frederick William Breitenfeldt
Alice Elizabeth Jorgenson
Marriage: 27 June 1910
Lester F Breitenfeldt

Spouse and Children

27 June 1910
Wibaux, Montana, United States


    Lester F Breitenfeldt


Parents and Siblings



    Franz Rudolph Breitenfeldt


    Helene Auguste Elise Breitenfeldt


    Richard Frederick Breitenfeldt



    Ida Ottilie Breitenfeldt


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 6

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places meaning ‘broad, open pasture’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Frederick W Briedenfelt in household of Frederick Briedenfelt, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Frederick Breitenfeldt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frederick Breitenfeldt, "United States Census, 1920"

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