Kaj Henry Fich

27 June 1899–1953 (Age 53)
Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life of Kaj Henry

When Kaj Henry Fich was born on 27 June 1899, in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Alfred Berthold Andreas Fich, was 28 and his mother, Emilie Adolphine Thorsen, was 22. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Marguerite Elizabeth Hamrick. He lived in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States in 1920 and Long Beach Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died in 1953, at the age of 54, and was buried in Westminster, Orange, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kaj Henry Fich
Marguerite Elizabeth Hamrick
Betty Mae Alice Fich
Richard Alfred Fich

Spouse and Children


    Marguerite Elizabeth Hamrick




    Betty Mae Alice Fich


    Richard Alfred Fich


Parents and Siblings

    Alfred Berthold Andreas Fich


    Emilie Adolphine Thorsen




    Edith Ingeborg Emilie Fich


    Addy Helene Eugenie Fich



    Alfred Edvard Fich


    Gustav Fich


World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 7

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 15

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from an Old Polish variant of cichy ‘quiet’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Kay Henry Fich in household of Victor Welcome, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Kaj Henry Fich in household of Kathryne Bass, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kaj Fich in household of Emilie Fich, "Denmark Census, 1901"

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