Heinrich Martin Gilbert Lepien

15 April 1896–3 April 1985 (Age 88)
Rubicon, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Heinrich Martin Gilbert

When Heinrich Martin Gilbert Lepien was born on 15 April 1896, in Rubicon, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Heinrich Henry Lepien, was 39 and his mother, Bertha Martha Boltze, was 35. He died on 3 April 1985, in Lee, Florida, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Heinrich Martin Gilbert Lepien
1896–1985
Irene Minnie Fenner
1895–1949

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Heinrich Henry Lepien

    Male1856–1924Male

    Bertha Martha Boltze

    Female1860–1930Female

siblings

(9)

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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.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 2

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1920

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Loupien.

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

Sources (2)

  • Henry Lepien in household of Henry Lepien, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry Lepien in household of Henry Lepien, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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