Della Frey

1888–1960 (Age 72)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Della

When Della Frey was born in April 1888, in Iowa, United States, her father, Roger William Frey, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Wertz, was 28. She married Oren Sylvester Sweeney on 27 April 1907, in Kankakee, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Center Township, Boone, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Kankakee, Illinois, United States in 2007. She died in May 1960, in Kankakee, Kankakee, Illinois, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Della Frey
Oren Sylvester Sweeney
Marriage: 27 April 1907
Charolette M Sweeney
Marjorie L Sweeney
Jesse Madeline Sweeney

Spouse & Children

  • Female1888–1960Female

  • Oren Sylvester Sweeney


27 April 1907
Kankakee, Illinois, United States


  • Charolette M Sweeney


  • Marjorie L Sweeney


  • Jesse Madeline Sweeney


Parents & Siblings

  • Roger William Frey


  • Sarah Elizabeth Wertz




  • Cora May Frey


  • Female1882–1952Female

  • Charles J Frey


  • Female1888–1960Female

  • Frank W Frey


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 4

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

German: status name for a free man, as opposed to a bondsman or serf, in the feudal system, from Middle High German vrī ‘free’, ‘independent’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Della Sweeney in household of Orn Sweeney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Della Sweeney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Della Sweeney in household of Oren S Sweeney, "United States Census, 1910"

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