Frances Ann Zwiefelhofer

15 June 1897–21 October 1982 (Age 85)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Frances Ann

When Frances Ann Zwiefelhofer was born on 15 June 1897, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, Joseph Zwiefelhofer, was 44 and her mother, Mary Marek, was 38. She married Gilbert Bowe on 16 August 1922, in Bloomer, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Auburn, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States for about 15 years. She died on 21 October 1982, in Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Chippewa Falls, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gilbert Bowe
Frances Ann Zwiefelhofer
Marriage: 16 August 1922
Elaine Bowe
Deloris Bowe
Elaine Anne Bowe
Clayton D Bowe
Clifford Bowe

Spouse and Children

16 August 1922
Bloomer, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States


    Elaine Bowe


    Deloris Bowe


    Elaine Anne Bowe



    Clifford Bowe


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Zwiefelhofer





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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 10

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Age 23

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: Bavarian variant of Zwiebelhofer, a habitational name for someone from a farm named Zwiebelhof ‘onion farm’ ( see Zwiebel ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frances Bo*E in household of Gilbert Bo*E, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Francis Bowe in household of Gilbert Bowe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Francis Swiefolhofer in household of Joseph Swiefelhofer, "United States Census, 1900"

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