Josephine Dorothea Grothe

Female5 July 1867–1949

Brief Life History of Josephine Dorothea

When Josephine Dorothea Grothe was born on 5 July 1867, in Germany, her father, Joseph Henry Grothe, was 33 and her mother, Therese Elisabeth Gertrud Toennies, was 26. She married Fred Sternberk on 19 January 1888, in Cuming, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Bismark Township, Cuming, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Central Township, Knox, Nebraska, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1949, at the age of 82, and was buried in Bloomfield Cemetery, Bloomfield, Knox, Nebraska, United States.

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Fred Sternberk
Josephine Dorothea Grothe
Marriage: 19 January 1888
Tllinora Sternberg
Eleaner Bell Sternberg
Lillian Sternberg
Josephine Sternberg
Anna Sternberg
Moree Elizabeth Sternberg
Alvin Francis Grothe

Sources (17)

  • Josephine Sternberg in household of Fred Sternberg, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Josephine Dorothea Grothe, "Germany Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898"
  • Marriage Certificate, Fred Sternberk & Josephine Grothe

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  • Marriage
    19 January 1888Cuming, Nebraska, United States
  • Children (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 1

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.


    Age 23

    Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Egon, Elke, Ernst, Fritz, Gerhard, Guenter, Kurt, Uwe, Wolfram.

    North German: variant of Groth and Grote .

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

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