Eleanor M Waigand

Female30 January 1903–16 May 1986

Brief Life History of Eleanor M

When Eleanor M Waigand was born on 30 January 1903, in Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Edward Waigand, was 21 and her mother, Katherine Louisa Marotte, was 18. She married Walter Ernest Depper on 15 July 1926, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 16 May 1986, in St. Clair, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois, United States.

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Walter Ernest Depper
Eleanor M Waigand
Marriage: 15 July 1926
Donald Lee Depper

Sources (13)

  • Elinor Weligand in household of Edward Weligand, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mabel Weigand, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"
  • Ellinor Mabel Waigand en el registro de Jimmie Howell Bearrentine y Joanne Depper Crocker, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 July 1926Missouri, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

    Age 2

    The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.

    1925 · The Goodman Theatre

    Age 22

    The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Wiegand .

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

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