Harry Martin Hilgers

15 January 1919–29 September 1961 (Age 42)
Rudolph, Wood, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Harry Martin

When Harry Martin Hilgers was born on 15 January 1919, in Rudolph, Wood, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Nicholas Hilgers, was 30 and his mother, Mary Schanock, was 19. He married Evelyn Rachel Marie Kempen on 30 July 1937, in Wisconsin Rapids, Wood, Wisconsin, United States. He died on 29 September 1961, in Wisconsin Rapids, Wood, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 42.

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Harry Martin Hilgers
Evelyn Rachel Marie Kempen
Marriage: 30 July 1937

Spouse and Children

30 July 1937
Wisconsin Rapids, Wood, Wisconsin, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · First Electric Blow Dryers Invented

Age 1

The first electric blow dryers were invented by Racine Universal Motor Company and Hamilton Beach, both Wisconsin companies.

Age 12

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from Hilger .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Harry Hilgers in household of Nicholas Hilgers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry Hilger in household of Nick Hilger, "United States Census, 1920"

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