Jeanette Irene Powell

3 July 1920–12 March 1986 (Age 65)
Pearson, Langlade, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Jeanette Irene

When Jeanette Irene Powell was born on 3 July 1920, in Pearson, Langlade, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Elmer Beecher Powell, was 30 and her mother, Luella Ida Thorn, was 29. She married Herman Arthur Wissbroecker on 21 November 1940, in Deerbrook, Langlade, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Ainsworth, Langlade, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 March 1986, in Pearson, Langlade, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Pearson Cemetery, Langlade, Wisconsin, United States.

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Herman Arthur Wissbroecker
Jeanette Irene Powell
Marriage: 21 November 1940
Jerry Wissbroecker

Spouse and Children

21 November 1940
Deerbrook, Langlade, Wisconsin, United States


    Jerry Wissbroecker


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 12

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Welsh origin): Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hywel ‘son of Hywel’, a personal name meaning ‘eminent’ ( see Howell ).2 Irish: mainly of Welsh origin as in 1 above, but sometimes a surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Phóil ‘son of the servant of St. Paul ’ ( see Guilfoyle ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Janet I Powell in household of Elmer Powell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jeanette Powell in household of Elmer Powell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jeanette Irene Wissbroecker, "Find A Grave Index"

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