Irmengarde Anderson

1879–1945 (Age 65)
Fort McKavett, Menard, Texas, United States

The Life of Irmengarde

When Irmengarde Anderson was born on 13 June 1879, in Fort McKavett, Menard, Texas, United States, her father, Gen Thomas McArthur Anderson, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Van Winkle, was 28. She married Col. William Taylor Patten about 1900, in Sandusky, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 1 January 1945, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Irmengarde Anderson
Col. William Taylor Patten
Marriage: about 1900
William Taylor Patten Jr.
Irmengard Patten

Spouse & Children

about 1900
Sandusky, Ohio, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Arline Anderson


  • Mary Minnie Anderson


  • Col Thomas McArthur Anderson Jr


  • Female1875–1944Female

  • Male1877–1960Male

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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 2

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Irmingard Anderson in household of Charles Van Winkle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Irmengard Anderson in household of Thomas M Anderson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Irmengarde Patten in household of William T Patten, "United States Census, 1940"

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