Minnie Naab

16 December 1907–4 April 2003 (Age 95)
Shumway, Effingham, Illinois, United States

The Life of Minnie

When Minnie Naab was born on 16 December 1907, in Shumway, Effingham, Illinois, United States, her father, Peter Justus Naab, was 39 and her mother, Anna Katherina Maier, was 30. She married George Bohakel on 17 November 1933, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She lived in Summit Township, Effingham, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 4 April 2003, in Arlington Heights, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Evergreen Park, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Bohakel
Minnie Naab
Marriage: 17 November 1933

Spouse and Children

    George Bohakel



17 November 1933
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Karl John Adam Naab



    Ernest George Walter Naab



    Fred Naab


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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 3

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 25

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Naab in Bavaria or from the Naab river, a tributary of the Danube. The word is of pre-Germanic origin meaning ‘damp’, ‘moist’ and is related to German Nebel ‘fog’, ‘mist’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Minnie Naab in household of Pete Naab, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minnie Naab in household of Peter Naab, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minnie Naab in household of Arthur E Optner, "United States Census, 1930"

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