Olga Jahn

about 1910–about 1985 (Age 75)
Poland

The Life of Olga

When Olga Jahn was born about 1910, in Poland, her father, Carlos Jahn, was 40 and her mother, Anna Jahn, was 30. She married Walter Emílio Schenk in Ijuí, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died about 1985, in Viamão, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, at the age of 75, and was buried in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

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Family Time Line

Walter Emílio Schenk
1905–1975
Olga Jahn
1910–1985
Marriage:
Frida Schenk
1933–2018
Vilma Schenk Zachini
1936–2001
Fritz Schenk
willi Schenk

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
Ijuí, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
children

(4)

    Frida Schenk

    Female1933–2018Female

    Female1936–2001Female

    Fritz Schenk

    MaleMale

    willi Schenk

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

    Carlos Jahn

    Male1870–Male

    Anna Jahn

    Female1880–Female

siblings

(2)

    Alexander Jans

    Male1908–Male

    Female1910–1985Female

World Events (7)

1918

Age 8

Poland becomes independent. Poland becomes independent as WWI comes to an end. The country was devastated by the war. Approximately one million Poles died. All Polish institutions had to be rebuilt as the country once again formed a nation. The official boundaries are not set until 1923.
1919

Age 9

The Treaty of Versailles gives Poland western Prussia, thus getting access to the Baltic Sea.
1939

Age 29

Nazi Germany invades Poland. Beginning of World War II as the United Kingdom declares war on Germany in response to the invasion. The Soviet Union invades from the east. Germany and the Soviet Union divide Poland between them and treat Polish citizens, particularly Jews, with extreme brutality.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Johann(es) ( see John ).2 Eastern German: from the Czech personal name Jan, also a form of John .

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

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