Mathilda Waldera

24 October 1897–16 February 1996 (Age 98)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Mathilda

When Mathilda Waldera was born on 24 October 1897, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, John Ed Waldera, was 27 and her mother, Sophia Pieterek, was 26. She married Robert Andrew Slaby on 26 April 1922, in Sargent, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Ransom Township, Sargent, North Dakota, United States in 1910 and Tewaukon, Sargent, North Dakota, United States in 1920. She died on 16 February 1996, in Sargent, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Cayuga, Sargent, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Andrew Slaby
Mathilda Waldera
Marriage: 26 April 1922
Angeline Loretta Slaby
Lloyd Raymond Slaby

Spouse and Children

    Robert Andrew Slaby



26 April 1922
Sargent, North Dakota, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Ed Waldera






    Susanna Waldera


    Julia Waldera




+5 More Children

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 10

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Possibly of Polish origin: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Tilda Waldera in household of John Waldera, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Tillie Waldera in household of John Waldera, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mathilda Wald*A in household of John E Wald*A, "United States Census, 1910"

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