Earl Edward Wenzel

26 April 1936–7 October 1985 (Age 49)
Aleman, Hamilton, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Earl Edward

When Earl Edward Wenzel was born on 26 April 1936, in Aleman, Hamilton, Texas, United States, his father, Henrich Fredrich Wenzel, was 31 and his mother, Meta Minna Sommerfeld, was 26. He married Evelyn Merle Tune on 30 July 1966, in Hamilton, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Hamilton, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 7 October 1985, in Goldthwaite, Mills, Texas, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Aleman, Hamilton, Texas, United States.

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Earl Edward Wenzel
Evelyn Merle Tune
Marriage: 30 July 1966

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  • Marriage
    30 July 1966Hamilton, Texas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1937 · The Neutrality Act
    Age 1
    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
    1949 · 1950s Texas Drought
    Age 13
    One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
    Age 14
    United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Fritz, Hans, Erna, Franz, Friedrich, Harro, Helmut, Benno, Bernhard, Dieter.German and Danish: from the German personal name Wenzel, a pet form (with the diminutive suffix -l) of the Middle High German Wenze, a borrowing from Slavic, a short form of the personal name found in Old Czech as Vęceslav (see Vaclav ). The borrowing into German took place before Czech lost its nasal vowels. The surname of German origin is also found in some central European countries, e.g. in Czechia, where it is more commonly spelled in Slavicized forms Vencl and Vencel 1. Compare Vencill , Vensel , and Wentzel 1.Germanized form of Slovenian Vencelj (see Vencel 2), a cognate of 1 above. Compare Wentzel 2.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Earl E Wenzel in household of Henry Wenzel, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Earl Edward Wenzel, "Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"
    • Earl Edward Wenzel, "Texas Marriages, 1966-2010"

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