August George Mengler

6 April 1879–1948 (Age 68)
Elgin, Kane, Illinois, United States

The Life of August George

When August George Mengler was born on 6 April 1879, in Elgin, Kane, Illinois, United States, his father, August George Mengeler, was 27 and his mother, Christine Justine Hendricksen, was 37. He married Anna Frenk on 27 May 1908, in Kane, Illinois, United States. He lived in Hanover Township, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Cook, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died in 1948, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

August George Mengler
Anna Frenk
Marriage: 27 May 1908

Spouse and Children

27 May 1908
Kane, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    August George Mengeler


    Christine Justine Hendricksen




    Louis Henry Mengeler




    Albert Martin Daniel Mengeler


    Anna Mengler


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 6

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a maker of coats, from an agent derivative of Middle High German mantel, mandel, mendel ‘coat’.

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

Sources (3)

  • August Mengeler in household of August Mengeler, "United States Census, 1880"
  • August Mengeler in household of August Mengeler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • August George Mengler, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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