Joseph Mathew Fengler

1896–1972 (Age 75)
Union, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Joseph Mathew

When Joseph Mathew Fengler was born on 21 September 1896, in Union, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Herman L Fengler, was 29 and his mother, Katherine Ausman, was 31. He married Marion A Connelly on 3 February 1921, in Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died in January 1972, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Mathew Fengler
Marion A Connelly
Marriage: 3 February 1921
Elizabeth Jean "Betty" Fengler

Spouse & Children

3 February 1921
Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Herman L Fengler


  • Female1865–1948Female



  • Albert Martin Flenger


  • Henry Fengler


  • Eleanor M Fengler


  • Male1896–1972Male

  • Mary E Fengler


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 2

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German: Silesian variant of Wengler .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joe Fingler in household of Herman L Flingler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph Fengler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph M Fengler, "United States Census, 1930"

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