Florence Henrietta Runge

7 May 1896–12 February 1961 (Age 64)
Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Florence Henrietta

When Florence Henrietta Runge was born on 7 May 1896, in Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States, her father, Phillip J Runge, was 34 and her mother, Mary Magdalena Born, was 32. She married Carl Trentman on 20 August 1913. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Magisterial District 1, Kenton, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 12 February 1961, in Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Carl Trentman
1889–1964
Florence Henrietta Runge
1896–1961
Marriage: 20 August 1913
Randel Trentman
1916–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 August 1913
children

(1)

    Randel Trentman

    Male1916–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Phillip J Runge

    Male1861–1937Male

    Mary Magdalena Born

    Female1863–1927Female

siblings

(7)

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 4

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

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

German: from Middle High German runge ‘staff’, ‘stick’ (Old High German runga). The precise sense of the surname is not clear, but the vocabulary word was used in particular of the support rung on the side of a (ladder) wagon; thus it is possibly a metonymic occupational name for a wheelwright.

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Trentman in household of Phillip Runge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence Trentman in household of Carl H Trentman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence Trentman in household of Carl Trentman, "United States Census, 1940"

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