Wilhelmena Mildred Ten Brock

1887–1968 (Age 81)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Wilhelmena Mildred

When Wilhelmena Mildred Ten Brock was born in 1887, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, William Ten Brock, was 26 and her mother, Karoline Elisabeth Lembrich, was 20. She married Festus Harrison Mayfield on 15 July 1912, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She lived in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States in 1910 and Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin Territory, United States in 1940. She died in 1968, in Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Festus Harrison Mayfield
Wilhelmena Mildred Ten Brock
Marriage: 15 July 1912

Spouse and Children

15 July 1912
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Ten Brock


    Karoline Elisabeth Lembrich




    Marie Tembrook


    Anna Berta Wilhelmine Tenbrook



    Maria Matilde Adele Tenbrook


    Clarence Tenbrook


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World Events (8)

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 20

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
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

1 Muslim: abstracted as a surname from Arabic ben ‘son of’, as in Bensoussan. This is quite commonly used as a surname among Muslims living in France.2 Italian (also Del Ben): from a dialect form of bene ‘well’. This form, without the preposition, is found only in Belluno province, in particular in Taibon Agordino.3 Indian (Gujarat): from Gujarati ben ‘sister’, from Sanskrit bhaginī, a title often attached to their given name by Gujarati women. It is not a true family name, but is sometimes used as a last name by women who do not have a surname.

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

Sources (3)

  • Minnie Broek, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minnie Fenbrook in household of William Fenbrook, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mildred Mayfield in household of Festus Mayfield, "United States Census, 1940"

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