Fredrick William Nawa

12 July 1891–10 November 1949 (Age 58)
De Pue, Bureau, Illinois, United States

The Life of Fredrick William

When Fredrick William Nawa was born on 12 July 1891, his father, Stephen A Nawa, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Kalthoff, was 30. He married Verna Geraldine Ireland on 15 February 1923, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in De Pue, Bureau, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Selby Township, Bureau, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 November 1949, at the age of 58, and was buried in Elm Lawn Cemetery, Princeton Township, Bureau, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fredrick William Nawa
Verna Geraldine Ireland
Marriage: 15 February 1923
Donna Nawa
Dorothy Nawa

Spouse and Children

15 February 1923
Illinois, United States


    Donna Nawa


    Dorothy Nawa


Parents and Siblings

    Stephen A Nawa


    Elizabeth Kalthoff




    Matilda Nawa



    Frank Nawa



    Emma Nawa


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World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 1

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 16

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from kawka ‘jackdaw’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Fred Nawa, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fredrick W Nawa, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fred Navy in household of Stephen Navy, "United States Census, 1900"

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