Verna Fechtler

1916–2001 (Age 84)
Beaufort, Franklin, Missouri, United States

The Life of Verna

When Verna Fechtler was born on 17 August 1916, in Beaufort, Franklin, Missouri, United States, her father, Frtiz Fechtler, was 38 and her mother, Emma Rapps, was 34. She lived in Lyon, Franklin, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 9 January 2001, in Franklin, Missouri, United States, at the age of 84.

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Verna Fechtler
Antone John Hobelmann

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Frtiz Fechtler


  • Emma Rapps




  • Frieda Caroline Fechtler


  • Female1916–2001Female

  • Elmer Fechtler


  • Emil Fechtler


  • Ervin Fechtler


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 15

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a professional fencer or duelist, from Middle High German vehten ‘to fence’. This may have denoted someone who fought for public entertainment at fairgrounds and markets.

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

Sources (1)

  • Verna Fechtler in household of Fritz J Fechtler, "United States Census, 1920"

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