Elfrieda Anna Temme

26 March 1900–26 May 1996 (Age 96)
Princeton, Gibson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Elfrieda Anna

When Elfrieda Anna Temme was born on 26 March 1900, in Princeton, Gibson, Indiana, United States, her father, Ernest Heinrich Freidrich Temme, was 38 and her mother, Mary Anna Wilhelmina Kahre, was 36. She married Leo Zirkelbach. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Perry Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 26 May 1996, in Maryville, Blount, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 96.

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Leo Zirkelbach
Elfrieda Anna Temme
Evelyn R Zirkelbach
Lawrence Albert Zirkelbach
Mary Jane Zirkelbach

Spouse and Children



    Evelyn R Zirkelbach


    Lawrence Albert Zirkelbach


    Mary Jane Zirkelbach


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 6

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 27

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

Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: from a Low German and Frisian pet form of Thetmar (standard German Dietmar), a personal name composed of the Germanic elements þeudo- ‘people’, ‘nation’ (unattested) + meri, mari ‘renowned’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elfreda Zirkelbach in household of Edwin Temme, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frida L A Temme in household of Ernst Temme, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alfreda Temme in household of Earnest Temme, "United States Census, 1920"

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