Joseph L Freye

1890–1962 (Age 72)
Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States

The Life of Joseph L

When Joseph L Freye was born in May 1890, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, his father, Louis "Lucas" Freye, was 32 and his mother, Charlotte Tjaltje Klooster, was 39. He married Tietje Tressa Wormbrand on 16 November 1912, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States. He died on 7 June 1962, in his hometown, at the age of 72, and was buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Lakeside Township, Muskegon, Michigan, United States.

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Joseph L Freye
Tietje Tressa Wormbrand
Marriage: 16 November 1912

Spouse & Children

16 November 1912
Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1857–1906Male

  • Charlotte Tjaltje Klooster




  • Herman L Freye


  • Male1890–1962Male

  • Susan Freye


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 13

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 19

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Frey .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Joseph Freye, "Find A Grave Index"

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