Henrietta Mary or Etta Ackerman

25 May 1918–6 December 1994 (Age 76)
Meeker, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Henrietta Mary or Etta

When Henrietta Mary or Etta Ackerman was born on 25 May 1918, in Meeker, Minnesota, United States, her father, Charles Anthony Ackerman, was 44 and her mother, Lillian R Rohrbeck, was 23. She married Willard Delphin Norgren on 25 August 1941, in United States. She lived in Forest Prairie Township, Meeker, Minnesota, United States in 1920. She died on 6 December 1994, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 76.

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Willard Delphin Norgren
Henrietta Mary or Etta Ackerman
Marriage: 25 August 1941

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25 August 1941
United States

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 13

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: occupational name from akkerman ‘plowman’; a frequent name in New Netherland in the 17th century. Later, it probably absorbed some cases of the cognate German and Swedish names, Ackermann and Åkerman respectively.2 English: from a medieval term denoting feudal status, Middle English akerman (Old English æcerman, from æcer ‘field, acre’ + man ‘man’). Typically, an ackerman was a bond tenant of a manor holding half a virgate of arable land, for which he paid by serving as a plowman. The term was also used generically to denote a plowman or husbandman.3 Variant of German and Jewish Ackermann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henrietta Akermann in household of Charles Akermann, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Etta Norgren in entry for Lillian R Ackerman, "Minnesota, Obituaries 1865-2006"
  • Etta Mary Ackerman in entry for Linda Lou Norgren, "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002"

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