Lucille W Fretter

1896–1967 (Age 71)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Lucille W

When Lucille W Fretter was born on 14 October 1896, in Ohio, United States, her father, Fred W Fretter, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Zimmerman, was 28. She married Arthur Martin Woike on 28 February 1917, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Parma Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 2 November 1967, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lucille W Fretter
Arthur Martin Woike
Marriage: 28 February 1917
Lester Woike
La Verne Woike
Norman Woike
Elmer Woike

Spouse & Children

28 February 1917
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States


  • Lester Woike


  • Female1919–1997Female

  • Male1925–1943Male

  • Elmer Woike


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1872–1949Male

  • Elizabeth Zimmerman




  • Fred Fretter


  • George Fretter


  • Female1896–1967Female

  • Rosy Fretter


  • Emma Fretter


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art

Age 17

The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Fretter, an occupational name for a maker of ornaments (especially for the hair) consisting of jewels set in a lattice network, from an agent derivative of Middle English frette, Old French frete ‘interlaced work’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lucile Fretter in household of Fred W Fretter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lucille Woike in household of Arthur Woike, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lucille Woike in household of Arthur Woike, "United States Census, 1930"

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