Frieda Hedwig Schwenkner

7 February 1905–20 September 1985 (Age 80)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Frieda Hedwig

When Frieda Hedwig Schwenkner was born on 7 February 1905, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, Charles Johann Emil Schwenkner, was 24 and her mother, Bertha Emily Gronert, was 33. She married Helmuth Frederick William Doeppke on 14 December 1924, in Clayton Center, Clayton, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Waterloo Township, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1950. She died on 20 September 1985, in Waverly, Bremer, Iowa, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Garden of Memories, Waterloo Township, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Helmuth Frederick William Doeppke
Frieda Hedwig Schwenkner
Marriage: 14 December 1924
Peter Helmuth Doeppke
John Julius Doeppke Sr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 December 1924Clayton Center, Clayton, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 1
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment
    Age 2
    The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
    Age 22
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Wolfgang.North German: patronymic from Schwenke .

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Frieda Schwenkner in entry for John Jelices Doeppke, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
    • Freda Schwkner in household of Chas Schwenkner, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
    • Frieda Schroenkner in household of Charles Schwenkner, "United States Census, 1910"

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