Lynette Ruth Englesman

8 October 1919–2 May 1980 (Age 60)
Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lynette Ruth

When Lynette Ruth Englesman was born on 8 October 1919, in Oak Park, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Albert Engelsman, was 39 and her mother, Grace Agnes Brennan, was 35. She lived in Maywood, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Downers Grove, DuPage, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 2 May 1980, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Evanston, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Engelsman
Grace Agnes Brennan
George A Englesman
Charlotte Marion Englesman
Hazel Alice Brennan Engelsman
Grace Lois Englesman
Lynette Ruth Englesman

Parents and Siblings


    Grace Agnes Brennan




World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · The First Fannie May

Age 1

The first Fannie May shop was opened by H. Teller Archibald. It became so popular that after fifteen years Fannie May had opened 48 stores in the Midwest. During World War II, the ingredients for all of Fannie May's recipes were hard to come by. However, they chose to not change their recipes, while other competitors did. Fannie May's vision was to create handmade, delectable chocolates, without ever compromising the taste of the candy.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 German (Engelsmann): ethnic name from Middle Low German Engelsman ‘person from England’.2 German: nickname for a gentle person, from Middle High German engelsch ‘angelic’ + the personal suffix -man ‘man’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Engelman .

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

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Death Notice

Albert Engelsman, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Illinois, 28 January 1959, page 18, accessed on ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune. Residence: 324 E Quincy Road, Riverside, Ill. wife: Glady …

Sources (3)

  • Lynette Engelsman in household of Albert Engelsman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lynette Englesman in household of Albert Englesman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lynette R Englesman in household of Albert Englesman, "United States Census, 1920"

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