Ernest C Fegley

1896–1976 (Age 80)
Washington Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ernest C

When Ernest C Fegley was born on 6 March 1896, in Washington Township, Van Wert, Ohio, United States, his father, Charles F Fegley, was 32 and his mother, Dora Cremean, was 29. He married Anna A Schoenstedt on 30 April 1919, in Van Wert, Ohio, United States. He lived in St. Marys Township, Adams, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Decatur, Adams, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 15 August 1976, in Adams, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Decatur, Adams, Indiana, United States.

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Ernest C Fegley
Anna A Schoenstedt
Marriage: 30 April 1919

Spouse & Children

30 April 1919
Van Wert, Ohio, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Charles F Fegley


  • Dora Cremean




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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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 10

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 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Vögli, metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher or nickname for someone with birdlike features, from a diminutive of Vogel .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Earnest Fegley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ernest Fegley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ernest C Fegley, "United States Census, 1930"

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