Maria Margaretha Feldhahn

1893–1967 (Age 73)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Maria Margaretha

When Maria Margaretha Feldhahn was born on 11 November 1893, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Friederick Feldhahn, was 32 and her mother, Anna Helena Iknow, was 27. She married William H Sommerfeld on 15 September 1912, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died in 1967, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Maria Margaretha Feldhahn
William H Sommerfeld
Marriage: 15 September 1912
Rudolph Sommerfeld
Herbert Sommerfeld
Alan Sommerfeld

Spouse & Children

15 September 1912
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


  • Rudolph Sommerfeld


  • Herbert Sommerfeld


  • Alan Sommerfeld


Parents & Siblings

  • Friederick Feldhahn


  • Anna Helena Iknow




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 4

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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Sources (3)

  • Marie Sommerfeld in household of William Sommerfeld, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marie Feldhon in entry for Rudolph Sommerfeld, "Illinois, Cook County Birth Registers, 1871-1915"
  • Marie Feldhon in entry for Rudolph Sommerfeld, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"

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