Otto Henry Fretter

1887–1971 (Age 84)

The Life of Otto Henry

Otto Henry Fretter was born on 28 January 1887, in Germany as the son of Jacob Fretter and Bertha Fentros. He married Elizabeth Reidl on 12 October 1929, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. He lived in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 27 March 1971, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Brooklyn Heights Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Otto Henry Fretter
Elizabeth Reidl
Marriage: 12 October 1929

Spouse & Children

12 October 1929
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Jacob Fretter


  • Bertha Fentros




  • Male1887–1971Male

  • Arthur Friedtt


  • Gustave Adolph Fretter


  • Emma Fretter


  • Ernst Fretter


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Fretter, an occupational name for a maker of ornaments (especially for the hair) consisting of jewels set in a lattice network, from an agent derivative of Middle English frette, Old French frete ‘interlaced work’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Otto H Fretter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Otto Fretter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Otto H Freeter in household of Jacob Freeter, "United States Census, 1920"

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