Agnes Catherine Koerber

12 March 1906–17 June 1993 (Age 87)
Du Quoin, Perry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Agnes Catherine

When Agnes Catherine Koerber was born on 12 March 1906, in Du Quoin, Perry, Illinois, United States, her father, Frank Lorenz Koerber, was 23 and her mother, Emma Caroline Petry, was 22. She died on 17 June 1993, in Du Quoin, Perry, Illinois, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Alba Township, Henry, Illinois, United States.

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Frank Lorenz Koerber
Emma Caroline Petry
Agnes Catherine Koerber
Hilda Catherine Koerber
Edward A. Koerber
Pauline Florence Koerber

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 4

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

German (Körber) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a basket maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German korp, German Korb ‘basket’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Agnes Koerber na família de Larence Roerber, “United States Census, 1910”
  • Agnes Catherine Koerber, “Find A Grave Index”
  • Agnes C Koerber, “United States Social Security Death Index”

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