Martha Johnson Ihnen

28 November 1865–30 October 1954 (Age 88)
Aurich, Aurich, Niedersachsen, Germany

The Life of Martha Johnson

When Martha Johnson Ihnen was born on 28 November 1865, in Aurich, Aurich, Niedersachsen, Germany, her father, Johann Eilts Ihnen, was 28 and her mother, Ada Lena Hilson, was 26. She had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with John Fredrich Rewerts. She lived in Fairfax Township, Polk, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Kings, Ogle, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 30 October 1954, in Rochelle, Flagg Township, Ogle, Illinois, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

John Fredrich Rewerts
Martha Johnson Ihnen
John William Rewerts
Eline Matilda Rewerts
Etta Wilhelmina Rewerts
Edward Frederick Rewerts
Arthur Freick Rewerts

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Johann Eilts Ihnen


    Ada Lena Hilson




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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Age 6

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

Age 25

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: patronymic from a short form of a Germanic compound name formed with irmin- ‘great’, ‘powerful’ as its first element.

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

Sources (3)

  • Martha Rewerts in household of Fred Rewerts, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Martha E Rewerts in household of John F Rewerts, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha Rewerts in household of John F Rewerts, "United States Census, 1920"

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