Fred Havel

3 August 1895–7 March 1964 (Age 68)
Milligan, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Fred

When Fred Havel was born on 3 August 1895, in Milligan, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States, his father, John William Havel, was 45 and his mother, Frances Krejdl, was 44. He married Alice Brt on 3 September 1920, in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, United States. He lived in Liberty Township, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States in 1910. He died on 7 March 1964, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Milligan, Fillmore, Nebraska, United States.

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Fred Havel
Alice Brt
Marriage: 3 September 1920

Spouse and Children


    Alice Brt


3 September 1920
Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John William Havel


    Frances Krejdl




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 11

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 Czech: from the personal name Havel ( see Gall 2).2 French: metonymic occupational name from Old French haf ‘hook’, ‘pickaxe’.3 Dutch: metonymic occupational name from Middle Dutch houweel, hauweel ‘hoe’, ‘mattock’, ‘pick’, diminutive of Old Dutch hauwa.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred Havel in household of Fannie Havel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Freddie Havel in household of John W Havel, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fred Havel, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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