Lenora Anna Ketteler

26 December 1896–3 June 1996 (Age 99)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Lenora Anna

When Lenora Anna Ketteler was born on 26 December 1896, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, Henry H Ketteler, was 26 and her mother, Frances Cecelia Houk, was 26. She married Edward George Gillfilen on 7 June 1922, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Norwood, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Ohio, United States in 1996. She died on 3 June 1996, in Clinton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

Edward George Gillfilen
Lenora Anna Ketteler
Marriage: 7 June 1922
Edward Henry Gilfilen

Spouse and Children

7 June 1922
Hamilton, Ohio, United States


    Edward Henry Gilfilen


Parents and Siblings

    Henry H Ketteler


    Frances Cecelia Houk





    Alma M Ketteler


    Grace Mary Ketteler


    Henry Harry F Ketteler


    Lawrence J Ketteler


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.
1902 · City Incorporation

Age 6

In 1902, after voting to reject annexation by Cincinnati, Norwood residents voted to incorporate the Village of Norwood as the City of Norwood.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 27

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

German:1. occupational name for a chain maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German keten(e) ‘chain’ (Latin catena). 2. metronymic from Ketter, a pet form of the personal name Katharina ( see Catherine ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lenora Keettler in household of Henry H Keettler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leonita Ketteler in household of Henry Ketteler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lenora Gilfilen in household of Edward Gilfilen, "United States Census, 1940"

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