Marie Gertrude Mack

15 July 1912–20 February 1996 (Age 83)
Lomira, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Marie Gertrude

When Marie Gertrude Mack was born on 15 July 1912, in Lomira, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Joseph Lorenz Mack, was 28 and her mother, Marie Josephine Greiten, was 25. She married Edwin John Held on 23 April 1933, in Hubertus, Washington, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Hartford, Washington, Wisconsin, United States in 1940 and Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States in 1996. She died on 20 February 1996, in Watertown, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Watertown, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin John Held
Marie Gertrude Mack
Marriage: 23 April 1933
Mary Kathryn Held
John Edwin Held

Spouse and Children

23 April 1933
Hubertus, Washington, Wisconsin, United States


    Mary Kathryn Held



Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 7

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1934 · Kohler Strike

Age 22

Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (Berwickshire) and Irish: from the Old Norse personal name Makkr, a form of Magnus (Old Irish Maccus).2 North German, Dutch, and French (Alsace): from the Germanic personal name Macco, Makko, a pet form of a compound name with the initial element māg- ‘kinsman’.3 Shortened form of any of the many Scottish and Irish names beginning M(a)c-.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marie Held in household of Edwin T Held, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marie Mack in household of Joseph Mack, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marie G Held, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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