Frank Alexander Feierabend

1891–1955 (Age 64)
New Zealand

The Life of Frank Alexander

When Frank Alexander Feierabend was born on 30 March 1891, in New Zealand, his father, August Feierabend, was 30 and his mother, Louise Adrian, was 25. He married Elizabeth Katherine Berntsen on 16 July 1919, in Dannevirke, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 5 May 1955, in his hometown, at the age of 64, and was buried in Dannevirke, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand.

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Frank Alexander Feierabend
Elizabeth Katherine Berntsen
Marriage: 16 July 1919
Russell Edward Feierabend
Noel Charles Feierabend
Martin Harold Feierabend
Cynthia Feierabend
Katrine Feierabend
Elizabeth Feierabend

Spouse & Children

16 July 1919
Dannevirke, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand


  • Russell Edward Feierabend


  • Noel Charles Feierabend


  • Martin Harold Feierabend


  • Cynthia Feierabend


  • Katrine Feierabend


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • August Feierabend


  • Female1866–1950Female



+2 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 2

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1896 · National Council of Women

Age 5

The National Council of Women of New Zealand was created as an organization after women won the right to vote. Today works to help achieve gender equality in New Zealand and in 2017 introduced Gender Equal NZ, which is fighting for Zealanders to have the freedom and opportunity to determine their own future no matter which gender they are.

Age 23

Outbreak of World War I. New Zealand commits thousands of troops to the British war effort. They suffer heavy casualties in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey in 1915.

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: nickname for an idler, from late Middle High German vīrābent, originally ‘eve (ābent) of a (religious) festival (vīre)’ (modern German Feierabend now denotes ‘evening’, ‘free time after work’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Frank Alexander Feierabend, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Frank Alexander Feierabend, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Frank Alexander Feierabend, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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