Magdalena Lena VonBank

3 January 1897–4 April 1987 (Age 90)
Helena Township, Scott, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Magdalena Lena

When Magdalena Lena VonBank was born on 3 January 1897, in Helena Township, Scott, Minnesota, United States, her father, John Peter Von Bank, was 28 and her mother, Anna Pauly, was 25. She lived in Helena, Scott, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years and Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States in 1987. She died on 4 April 1987, in Campbellsport, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Campbellsport, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Peter Von Bank
Anna Pauly
Magdalena Lena VonBank
Alfred John VonBank
Lawrence J. VonBank
Alois J. VonBank
Nicholas G Vonbank
Isidore Henry VonBank
Anna M. VonBank

Parents and Siblings




    Alfred John VonBank



    Alois J. VonBank


    Nicholas G Vonbank


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 10

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place named Bank, or a reduced form of von der Bank ‘from the bench’, referring to a merchant stall in a market.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lina Vonbank, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • Lena Vonbank, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • Mary Vanbank in household of John P Vanbank, "United States Census, 1910"

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