August Freund

1880–1983 (Age 103)
Dane, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of August

When August Freund was born on 15 March 1880, in Dane, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Wilhelm Freund, was 29 and his mother, Caroline Marie Pepper, was 36. He married Pauline Homburg in 1911. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Cottage Grove, Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1880. He died on 21 May 1983, in Dane, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 103.

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Family Time Line

August Freund
Pauline Homburg
Marriage: 1911
Marie E. Freund
Marie Freund
Dorothy Freund

Spouse & Children



  • Marie E. Freund


  • Female1912–1959Female

  • Dorothy Freund


Parents & Siblings

  • Wilhelm Freund


  • Caroline Marie Pepper




  • Minnie Freund


  • Sophia Freund


  • Henry Freund


  • Male1880–1983Male

  • Male1881–1968Male

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 3

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 27

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname for a companionable person, from Middle High German vriunt ‘friend’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Freund ‘friend’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • August Frand in household of William Frand, "United States Census, 1880"
  • August Freund in household of William Freund, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: August Freund - Published information: birth-name: August Freund

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