Olga M. Kunneman

15 June 1894–30 August 1969 (Age 75)
Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Olga M.

When Olga M. Kunneman was born on 15 June 1894, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Herman Ludwig Kunneman, was 34 and her mother, Anna Gesine Weichmann, was 36. She married Walter Orthwin Gertsch on 15 February 1917, in Platte, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Bismark Township, Platte, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Burrows Township, Platte, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 30 August 1969, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Walter Orthwin Gertsch
Olga M. Kunneman
Marriage: 15 February 1917
Orthwin Adam Gertsch
Lorene Syvilla Gertsch
Harvey Alvin Gertsch

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 February 1917Platte, Nebraska, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    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.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 4
    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.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 22
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Kinnemann or of its cognate Kühnemann (see Kinnaman ).

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Olga M Gertsch in household of Walter O Gertsch, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Olga Kunnemann im Haushalt von Herman Kunnemann, „United States Census, 1910“
    • Olga Kinneman in entry for Harvey A Gertsch and Evelyn L Hurley, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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