Max Emil Ponto

23 November 1901–21 June 1979 (Age 77)
Elgin, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Max Emil

When Max Emil Ponto was born on 23 November 1901, in Elgin, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States, his father, Gustav Adolph Ponto, was 42 and his mother, Helene Emilie Hickstein, was 35. He married Mabel Alice Herman on 1 June 1942. He died on 21 June 1979, in Elgin, Wabasha, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 77.

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Max Emil Ponto
Mabel Alice Herman
Marriage: 1 June 1942

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 June 1942
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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    1906 · The End of Capital Punishment
    Age 5
    Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 22
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Eldor, Elfriede, Gerhardt, Gerhart, Orlo, Ralf.German: variant of Pontow, perhaps a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place of this name. The family originated in the area formerly known as the Netzekreis, a region on the Netze River (Polish name Notec), near Czarnków, Poland.

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

    Sources (5)

    • Max R Ponto in household of Gustav A Ponto, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Max Ponto in household of Gustave Ponto, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Max E. Ponto in entry for Nancy Ellen Ponto, "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002"

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