Richard Otto Petzold

Male11 February 1882–1966

Brief Life History of Richard Otto

When Richard Otto Petzold was born on 11 February 1882, in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany, his father, Carl Friedrich Petzold, was 33 and his mother, Pauline Emilie Rissel, was 35. He died in 1966, in Ocean, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Nutley, Nutley Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl Friedrich Petzold
Pauline Emilie Rissel
Bertha Marie Rissel
Martha Petzold
Clara E Petzold
Anna Emma Petzold
Richard Otto Petzold

Sources (5)

  • Richard Otto Petzold, „United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942“
  • Richard O Petzold, „Find A Grave Index“
  • Richard Otto Petzold, „New Jersey Naturalization Records, 1796-1991“

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (5)

World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.


Age 5

Historical Boundaries 1887: Nutley, Franklin Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States 1902: Nutley, Nutley Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States


Age 22

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Detlef, Fritz, Gerhard, Otto, Erna, Ernst, Heinz, Hilde, Jochen, Joerg, Klaus.

German: from a pet form of a Slavic form of the personal name Peter or Berthold .

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

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