Della Eugenia Twelker

8 March 1895–12 March 1989 (Age 94)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Della Eugenia

When Della Eugenia Twelker was born on 8 March 1895, in Missouri, United States, her father, Paul Gerhard Twelker, was 29 and her mother, Maria Elise "Lizzie" Hockemeyer, was 29. She married August Herman Evert on 28 June 1917, in Franklin, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Lyon, Franklin, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 12 March 1989, in Washington, Franklin, Missouri, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in New Haven, Franklin, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

August Herman Evert
Della Eugenia Twelker
Marriage: 28 June 1917
Marie Evert
Maugerite Evert

Spouse and Children

28 June 1917
Franklin, Missouri, United States


    Marie Evert



Parents and Siblings


    Maria Elise "Lizzie" Hockemeyer




    Frederick Twelker


    Natalie M Twelker



    Bella Twelker


    Ella Margaret Twelker


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

Variant (probably under French influence, at least in some cases) of English Walker .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Adele Troelker in household of Paul Troelker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Della Evert in household of August Evert, "United States Census, 1930"
  • 1940 United States Federal Census

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