Verena Bries

7 March 1911–20 May 2002 (Age 91)
Luxemburg, Dubuque, Iowa, United States

The Life of Verena

When Verena Bries was born on 7 March 1911, in Luxemburg, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, her father, Aloysius A. "Louie" Bries, was 25 and her mother, Susanna M. Meyers, was 23. She married Robert F Eichacker on 18 April 1939, in Luxemburg, Dubuque, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Jefferson Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Liberty Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 20 May 2002, at the age of 91, and was buried in Masonville, Delaware, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert F Eichacker
Verena Bries
Marriage: 18 April 1939
Charles R Eichacker

Spouse and Children

    Robert F Eichacker



18 April 1939
Luxemburg, Dubuque, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Aloysius A. "Louie" Bries





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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 2

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a vernacular form of the Celtic personal name Brixius ( see Brice ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Verena Bries in household of Alois A Bries, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Verena Bries in household of Louis Bries, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Verena Bries in household of Louis Bries, "United States Census, 1930"

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