Margaret Barbara Dreesen

26 August 1874–11 May 1955 (Age 80)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Margaret Barbara

When Margaret Barbara Dreesen was born on 26 August 1874, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, Frank Dreesen, was 24 and her mother, Anna Sibilia Schumacher, was 22. She married Johann D Marx on 11 September 1894. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Berry, Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1900 and Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1920. She died on 11 May 1955, in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Johann D Marx
1870–1957
Margaret Barbara Dreesen
1874–1955
Marriage: 11 September 1894
Pvt. John Peter Marx
1895–1963
Frank Marx
1898–1984
Cecelia Marx
1900–1993
Anthony Marx
1903–1981
Anna Catherine Marx
1905–1987
Amalia Marx
1909–
Mary Marx
1911–2002
Caroline Marx
1915–1998
Joseph Edward Marx
1918–2002

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 September 1894
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

    Frank Dreesen

    Male1850–1913Male

    Anna Sibilia Schumacher

    Female1852–1915Female

siblings

(10)

    Peter Dreesen

    Male1872–1896Male

    Female1874–1955Female

    Charles Dresen

    Male1876–1920Male

    Anthony Jerry Dresen

    Male1878–1942Male

    Mathias Dresen

    Male1880–1881Male

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 9

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Drees .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maggie B Marx in household of J D Marx, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margretta Marx in household of John Marx, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margaret Marx in household of John Marx, "United States Census, 1940"

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