Geneva Elizabeth Diehl

5 April 1914–22 December 1996 (Age 82)
Tipton, Moniteau, Missouri, United States

The Life of Geneva Elizabeth

When Geneva Elizabeth Diehl was born on 5 April 1914, in Tipton, Moniteau, Missouri, United States, her father, Alfred J. Diehl, was 32 and her mother, Margaret M. Claas, was 27. She married Edward Charles Hainen on 24 June 1944, in Tipton, Moniteau, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Willow Fork Township, Moniteau, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Moniteau, Missouri, United States in 1935. She died on 22 December 1996, in Tipton, Moniteau, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Tipton, Moniteau, Missouri, United States.

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Edward Charles Hainen
Geneva Elizabeth Diehl
Marriage: 24 June 1944
William Alfred Hainen
Sylvia Rose Hainen

Spouse and Children

24 June 1944
Tipton, Moniteau, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Margaret M. Claas




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 17

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Diel, Tiel, from Thilo, a pet form of a personal name beginning with Diet-, as for example Dietrich .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Geneva Diehl in household of Anna G Schmidt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Geneva Diehl in household of Alfred Diehl, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Geneva Diehl in household of Alford J Diehl, "United States Census, 1930"

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