August J. Arendt


Brief Life History of August J.

August J. Arendt was born in 1866, in Germany as the son of Johann Arendt and Dora Eulius. He married Antoinette Werner on 14 July 1899, in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Olive Township, Clinton, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Le Claire Township, Scott, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died in 1944, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa, United States.

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August J. Arendt
Antoinette Werner
Marriage: 14 July 1899
William Arendt
Marie Helen Arendt
John Harold Arendt
Gladis Ruth Arendt
Wilfred Louis Arendt

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  • Aug Arendt, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • August Arendt, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • August J Arendt, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    14 July 1899Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, United States
  • Children (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 0

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    1867 · The Burtis Opera House

    Age 1

    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.


    Age 24

    Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Erwin, Armin, Dieter, Gunter, Hans, Hedwig, Monika, Wolfram.

    German: variant of Arend and Arndt .

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name as a surname, in part probably on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron . Compare Ahrens .

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

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