Joseph Albert Kummerer

30 April 1891–3 October 1971 (Age 80)
Seneca Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States

The Life of Joseph Albert

When Joseph Albert Kummerer was born on 30 April 1891, in Seneca Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States, his father, Gusdorf Gustave Kummerer Sr, was 32 and his mother, Fridolina Frances Mott, was 31. He married Alice Mildred Phillips on 6 February 1917, in Wyandot, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ridge Township, Wyandot, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Liberty Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 3 October 1971, in Fostoria, Seneca, Ohio, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Bascom, Seneca, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Albert Kummerer
Alice Mildred Phillips
Marriage: 6 February 1917
Cletus J Kummerer
Merle A. Kummerer
Mary Selda Kummerer
Donald Kummerer
Dorothy A Kummerer

Spouse and Children

6 February 1917
Wyandot, Ohio, United States


    Cletus J Kummerer


    Merle A. Kummerer


    Mary Selda Kummerer


    Donald Kummerer


    Dorothy A Kummerer


Parents and Siblings



    Mary Amelia Kummerer


    Elizabeth Katherine Krummerer



    John Adam Kummerer



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Kummer ‘trouble’, with the addition of the agent noun suffix -er.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abbend Kummerer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Albert Kummerer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Albert Kummerer, "United States Census, 1920"

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