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
1896–1979
Frances Ann Zwiefelhofer
1897–1982
Marriage: 16 August 1922
Elaine Bowe
1924–1995
Deloris Bowe
1924–
Elaine Anne Bowe
1924–1995
Clayton D Bowe
1927–2012
Clifford Bowe
1934–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 August 1922
Bloomer, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States
children

(5)

    Elaine Bowe

    Female1924–1995Female

    Deloris Bowe

    Female1924–Female

    Elaine Anne Bowe

    Female1924–1995Female

    Male1927–2012Male

    Clifford Bowe

    Male1934–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Zwiefelhofer

    Male1853–1939Male

    Female1859–1958Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

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.
1920

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.

Possible Related Names

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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