Evelyn Martha Agnes Riege

16 August 1921–12 July 2009 (Age 87)
Portland, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Evelyn Martha Agnes

When Evelyn Martha Agnes Riege was born on 16 August 1921, in Portland, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Ernest Herman Riege, was 29 and her mother, Maria Helena Elsa Hahn, was 26. She married Wilbert William Paul Baumann on 27 April 1941, in Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States. She lived in Waterloo, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States in 1930 and Waterloo, Ontario, Canada in 2006. She died on 12 July 2009, in Pewaukee, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Washington Cemetery, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States.

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Wilbert William Paul Baumann
Evelyn Martha Agnes Riege
Marriage: 27 April 1941

Spouse and Children

27 April 1941
Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 13

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

North German:1. topographic name from Middle Low German rige ‘row (of houses)’. 2. habitational name from any of several places so named in Westphalia, Brandenburg, and West Prussia.

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

Sources (3)

  • Eveline Riege in household of Herman Riege, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Evelyn Baumann in entry for Gladys E Raether, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Evelyn Baumann, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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