Arthur Dibbern

10 May 1897–18 February 1955 (Age 57)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Arthur

When Arthur Dibbern was born on 10 May 1897, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Theodore L. Dibbern, was 36 and his mother, Augusta Hollatz, was 32. He had at least 2 sons with Isabel A. Mortimer. He died on 18 February 1955, in Elmwood Park, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Oakridge Glen Oak Cemetery, Hillside, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Dibbern
Isabel A. Mortimer
Donald Arthur Dibbern
Gordon Dibbern

Spouse and Children


    Isabel A. Mortimer




    Donald Arthur Dibbern


    Gordon Dibbern


Parents and Siblings

    Theodore L. Dibbern


    Augusta Hollatz




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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1900 · The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Age 3

Historically known as the Chicago Drainage Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is a canal system that connects the Chicago River to the Des Plaines River. It reverses the direction of the Chicago River, which now flows out of Lake Michigan rather than into it. It is one of two canals that helps navigation to ships traveling between the Great Lakes Waterway and the Mississippi River system.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 16

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

German: from an Old Frisian and Low German personal name, Dietbern (Old High German Thiatbarn), a compound of thiod ‘people’ + bero ‘bear’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur Dibbern, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur Dibbern, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arthur Dibbarn in household of Theodore Dibbarn, "United States Census, 1920"

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