Harriet Mary Brandys Nalepa

17 September 1913–25 March 1986 (Age 72)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Harriet Mary

When Harriet Mary Brandys Nalepa was born on 17 September 1913, in Illinois, United States, her father, Walter L Brandys, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ann Jaromin, was 25. She had at least 1 daughter with Frank Joseph Nalepa. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 March 1986, in East Chicago, Lake, Indiana, United States, at the age of 72.

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Frank Joseph Nalepa
Harriet Mary Brandys Nalepa
Mary Ann Nalepa

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Walter L Brandys


    Mary Ann Jaromin




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 6

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
1933 · A Century of Progress World's Fair

Age 20

The city of Chicago was presented another chance to host a World's Fair. It was to commemorate the 100 years of the City's existence. 

Name Meaning

1 German: patronymic from the personal name Brand .2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Brandeis

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

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Sources (2)

  • Marie Nalepa in household of Joseph Nalepa, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harriet Brandys in household of Walter Brandys, "United States Census, 1930"

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